Xi Jinping

China, US to resume trade talks in late August

The two countries are expected to launch a new round of tit-for-tat tariffs on $16-billion worth of goods from each country on August 23

Rangers find unlikely sponsor

China is the biggest market for ivory yet Chinese business people are funding the war on poaching

The Big C is the only game in town

China’s increasing global links means the other Brics members need to draw in the rest of Africa

As global headwinds batter Brics member states, can it stay the course?

Reconciling domestic interests and priorities with international obligations will remain a fundamental focus for this meeting

China’s generosity queried

The Asian giant is aware of the risks of lending to South Africa’s ailing parastatals, so the question is: Why would it do so?

BRICS states prepare for fourth industrial revolution

BRICS leaders are working together to develop policies to deal with the opportunities and threats presented by the fourth industrial revolution

Double debt risk for African countries that turn to China

Kenya owes more to China than it does to Western lenders, the traditional source of loans to the continent

BRICS hit back at Trump

The bloc is concerned by the US president’s unilateral measures that are incompatible with the World Trade Organisation rules

China commits to more investments in South Africa

The nation has committed to $14.7-billion in investments

Eskom’s R33.4bn loan deal with China Development Bank

The loan agreement was signed on Tuesday following bilateral talks between the Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Cyril Ramaphosa

California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens

The world's two largest economies have squared off in a tit for tat trade war that threatens to disrupt international commerce

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders