austerity

Recession risks hitting healthcare where it counts

Joan van Dyk

Experts warn state health clinics and hospitals are likely to further deteriorate as the public purse shrinks.


Fears as Durban loses last state cancer specialist

Joan van Dyk

Only two state cancer specialists remain in the province of more than 10-million people.


Athens tears up austerity handbook

Helena Smith

The new leaders want to ease the 'humanitarian crisis' – but Greece's creditors are not impressed.


Greece's new leader moves to form anti-austerity government

Costas Pitas, James Mackenzie

The election result marked a comprehensive rejection of the years of austerity demanded by the EU and IMF in return for the €240-billion bailout.


Greeks take risky election gamble

Helena Smith

Failure to elect a new president will pit the ruling Samaras coalition against the popular radical left Syriza party.