Farage’s Reform UK could overtake Tories – Ipsos boss


Kelly Beaver, the CEO of the UK arm of global polling and market research company, Ipsos, has said that the Reform UK party could have

AU blasts Fitch for ‘interference’ in SA politics


The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) of the African Union has criticised the global ratings agency, Fitch, for interference in local South African politics following

AfD comes second in German elections for EU Parliament             


The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which many observers characterise as ‘far right’, has come second in German elections for the European Parliament. The AfD won

Non-party political finance minister would depoliticise key portfolio – IRR

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Appointing a credible, qualified, and non-partisan individual to lead the Treasury offers a route to depoliticising key cabinet portfolios and allowing merit to take precedence

Macron calls snap French election


Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, has called a snap legislative election after the French right made significant advances over the weekend in elections for

Centrist Gantz quits Israeli war cabinet


Benny Gantz, the leader of the centrist National Unity party, has quit the Israeli war cabinet. Gantz, who is also a former chief-of-staff of the

Wiersma and Steyn win the 2024 Comrades Marathon


Dutchman Piet Wiersma (26) won the 97th Comrades Marathon from Durban to Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.  Wiersma, who came in at 5 hrs 25 min 00

Joburg City Power to implement ‘load reduction’


Johannesburg City Power says it has no choice but to implement load reduction to protect the grid from total collapse. The power cuts in some

Astronaut who took famous picture of Earth dies in crash


Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders, who took the famous picture of the Earth rising above the surface of the Moon, died on Friday when the

Manufacturing has lost 500,000 jobs in the past decade


The manufacturing sector has shed 50,000 jobs over the past year, and almost 500,000 jobs in the last decade, reports BusinessTech. Trade & Industrial Policy