Trevor Manuel

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Ibec  says  the money to be set aside for the “rainy day” fund should be used instead to address the funding crisis in higher education, which it described as one of the biggest issues facing the State.

Ibec has criticised the Government’s plan to establish a so-called “rainy day fund”, suggesting the pot of money to be set aside is too small to act a(...)

Former South African minister for finance Trevor Manuel opening a Nelson Mandela exhibition at Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Photograph: Lafayette Photography

“It’s about creating channels of communication,” Trevor Manuel explained of his visit to Ireland. The former South African anti-apartheid finance mini(...)

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa wants to build a   global $100 billion “investment book” over the next five years. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Envoys tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to scour the globe for $100 billion in investments for the South African economy arrive in Dublin on Wednes(...)

 A member of the oppostion party Economic Freedom Fighters reacts during a debate over the removal of the president in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

A move by opposition parties to have South African president Jacob Zuma impeached following a constitutional court ruling against him was easily defea(...)

Nelson Mandela with Bono in 2002. ‘I, like everyone else, was mesmeri
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sed by his deft manoeuvering as leader of South Africa,’ says the U2 frontman. Photograph: AP Photo/Juda Ngwenya

As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager. He has been a forceful presence in my life going bac(...)