South Africa

Nigeria: What Future for Nigerian Returnees From South Africa?

On Wednesday, about 187 Nigerians were evacuated from South Africa due to the hostility in that country, where...

South Africa: Children Who Kill – Violence Breeds Violence – Experts

More than 700 children murdered somebody in the past year. This chilling statistic was revealed with the release...

South Africa: Special Envoys to Reassure African Countries of Solidarity

A team of Special Envoys has been dispatched by President Cyril Ramaphosa to several African countries to deliver...

South Africa: Parliament Mourns Deputy Minister Hlongwa

The Presiding Officers of Parliament have expressed shock and deep sadness at the news of the passing of...

South Africa: Makhura Appoints Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a Commission of Inquiry into minibus and taxi-type service violence, fatalities and...

South Africa: Albinism Awareness Month – Tracking SA’s Progess

Social Development Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu will on Monday host the UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of...

South Africa: Draft Your Will for Free During National Wills Week

Members of the public have been urged to take advantage of the opportunity to have their wills drafted...

South Africa: How Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo Set the Hawks On His Ex-Mistress

The dramatic arrest last month of a woman accused of demanding a R300,000 bribe to stop harassing the...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Hlongwa – Untimely Loss of a Talented Young Leader

Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa died in a car crash on Friday, the Presidency...

Nigeria: Beyond the Street Attacks – the Deep Capacious Lineage of Afrophobia in South Africa

Let no one tell you that the Afrophobic violence in South Africa is a recent or isolated phenomenon....

South Africa: President Calls for a Joint Sitting of Parliament to Combat GBV

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces...

South Africa: Mcbride to Head National Anti-Corruption Reference Group

The National Anti Corruption Strategy (NACS) Reference Group has elected Robert McBride and David Lewis as its interim...

South Africa: Submit Your NSFAS 2020 Application Now

Prospective students hoping to study through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) have been urged to take...

South Africa: Chief Justice Calls for Credible Evidence of Corruption

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has called on anyone with evidence of corruption against the Judiciary to come forward...

Nigeria: Back to Nigeria in Pains – ‘We Left Our Wives, Children in South Africa’

Lagos — Returnees: Xenophobic attacks have official approval 'We came back with nothing' Despite the great relief that...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Hlongwa Was Assisting Overturned Vehicle When She Died

Deputy minister of mineral resources and energy, Bavelile Hlongwa was assisting a motorist who had overturned when a...

South Africa: Courts Will Vindicate Ramaphosa As They Did Me – De Lille

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be vindicated by the South African judicial system, Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia...

Africa: Dumping Fossil Fuels to Drive Green Development

Cape Town — Disinvestments in fossil fuels amounting to 11 trillion dollars - eight times the global GDP...

South Africa: UN Expert to Assess Human Rights of People With Albinism

Geneva — "I will assess both general and specific measures that are in place to enhance the enjoyment...

South Africa: Patients, Staff Evacuated As Fire Guts Parts of Mitchells Plain Day Hospital

Patients and staff at the Mitchells Plain Day Hospital were evacuated on Friday morning after a fire broke...

South Africa: Attacks On Foreign Nationals May Constitute Terrorism

"We, the people of South Africa, believe that South Africa belongs to all who live in it, united...

South Africa: Farm Workers Paying the Price for Cheap South African Wine

South Africa — Systembolaget, the Swedish government-owned alcohol monopoly, promises fair conditions - but it also uses its...

South Africa: Search Operation for Missing Person Still Underway in Giyani

The Police in Giyani have launched a search operation after the disappearance of an 18-year-old Nyiko Fresh Ngobeni...

South Africa: Quick Guide to the Teams At the Cosafa Women’s U-17 Championship

13 September 2019 - The inaugural 2019 COSAFA Women's Under-17 Championship will see eight teams take part in...

South Africa: CPUT Students Vow to Continue Shut Down

Students at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) say they will continue protesting until campuses are made safer....

South Africa: Light Reading – Remembering Biko

By representing an intimate conversation between two friends in the struggle, an illustrator gets to imagine her heroes...

South Africa: #SandtonShutdown – Here Are the Demands

Civil society groups taking part in the #SandtonShutdown march on Friday against gender-based violence, handed over a memorandum...

South Africa: U.S. Draws On SA Rugby Talent for World Cup

The Eagles will benefit from a strong South African influence led by coach Gary Gold and former Springbok...

South Africa: Sanef ‘Appalled’ By Malema’s Call to Ban Amabhungane, Daily Maverick’s Scorpio From EFF Events

The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) says it is "appalled" by EFF leader Julius Malema's call to...

Nigeria: No Nigerian Arrested During Evacuation From South Africa – Mission

Nigeria's Consul General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said no Nigerian was arrested during the evacuation of voluntary...

South Africa: Touch Down for SA’s Banking Siri

An African counterpart for Apple Inc’s virtual assistant, Siri, that focuses on banking and financial management, and speaks...

South Africa: Power Woes Slow Smart Cities Realisation

Cape Town — SMART cities are a reality in South Africa but the power supplies needs to be...

South Africa: Minister Thulas Nxesi On Wholesale Deregulation of Labour Market

Employment and Labour Minister, TW Nxesi said wholesale deregulation of the labour market is a non-starter, a shop...

South Africa: Old Mutual is Not ‘Backing Down’ on Litigation Between Itself and Peter Moyo

Old Mutual confirms it sent a legal letter to former CEO Peter Moyo’s attorneys yesterday to provide clarity...

South Africa: Madonsela Plans to Sue Tweeter for ‘Substantial Amount of Money’ Over ‘Spy’ Tweets

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says that she will be suing someone who tweeted her for a substantial...

South Africa: Crime Stats – Policing Alone Isn’t Enough to Stem Violence in SA – ISS

With the murder rate increasing for the seventh year in a row, it is clear that policing alone...

South Africa: Glebelands – Witness Testifies How He Took Part in Attempted Murder

A state witness in the "Glebelands Eight" hostel crimes case said he took part in the attempted murder...

South Africans Are Not Xenophobic, They Are Hungry – Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says South Africans are not xenophobic but that they are starved of economic gain....

South Africa: SANparks Employees Plan to Embark On Nationwide Strike

SANParks employees are planning a nationwide strike, including at the world-famous Kruger National Park, over unresolved wage disputes...

South Africa: Malema Bans Amabhungane and Daily Maverick’s Scorpio From EFF Events – ‘We Shall Treat Them As Enemies’

EFF leader Julius Malema has banned investigative journalism units amaBhungane and Daily Maverick's Scorpio from attending party events....