South Africa

South Africa: ‘Never Give Up’ Says First Black African Woman to Scale Everest

By Gopal SharmaKathmandu — The first black African woman to conquer Mount Everest urged fellow Africans to "never...

South Africa: Cape Town’s Hostels to Be Upgraded

By Mary-Anne GontsanaUpgrading of hostels in Langa, Nyanga and Gugulethu is likely to start next year, the City...

South Africa: Parliament Establishes National Council of Provinces

press release How the National Council of Provinces of the 6th Democratic Parliament will be established General: The...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana – Microsoft Cloud Summit

press release Speech Delivered by Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana at the Microsoft Annual Digital Summit in Sun...

South Africa: Western Cape Swears in MEC Albert Fritz for Community Safety

press release Albert Fritz was sworn in by Judge Hlophe as the Western Cape MEC for Community Safety....

South Africa: ‘You Never Get Over It,’ Says SA Children’s Author Who Was Stabbed

By Jenni Evans"You never get over it," said South African author Dianne Case as she waited for a...

South Africa: Parliament Elects President, Speaker and Deputy Speaker

press release National Assembly elects Cyril Ramaphosa as President, Thandi Modise as National Assembly speaker, Lechesa Tsenoli as...

South Africa: Minister Bheki Cele Briefs Media On State of Readiness for the 2019 Presidential Inauguration

press release South Africa has recently emerged from successfully delivering a free, fair and safe national and provincial...

South Africa: 50 Up for Du Toit Against Highlanders

Cape Town — Pieter-Steph du Toit will play his 50th game for the Stormers in the Super Rugby...

South Africa: Stalingrad Brought Us Here – State Argues Against Zuma Stay of Prosecution

By Kyle CowanIn 2007, former president Jacob Zuma's long-time lawyer Kemp J Kemp told the KwaZulu-Natal High Court...

South Africa: Phillip Dexter Sends Lawyer’s Letter to Helen Zille Over ‘Callous, Cruel Personal Attack’

By Jenna EtheridgePolitician Phillip Dexter has issued a lawyer's letter to former Western Cape premier Helen Zille over...

South Africa Signs MoU With Kenya to Facilitate the Teaching of Kiswahili in Its Schools

By Kylie KiunguyuKenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a foundation for the...

South Africa: NERSA Confirms Receipt of Energy Plan Deviation Letter

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has confirmed receiving Energy Minister Jeff Radebe's letter of deviation...

South Africa: Kwagga to Lead the Lions At Kings Park

Cape Town — Kwagga Smith will lead the Lions in their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks at...

South Africa: Judge Bitten By Black Mamba to Be Cremated in Zambia

By Kamva SomdyalaCape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp, who died after a black mamba bit him earlier...

South Africa: Winde Names Western Cape Cabinet

By News24New Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has named his new cabinet in the province. Former National Assembly...

South Africa: Slain Durban Metro Cops – ‘What Was the Motive?’ Grieving Councillor Asks After Protectors Murdered

By Kaveel SinghAn eThekwini Metro councillor whose protectors were killed two days ago says that while he welcomes...

South Africa: Adam Catzavelos Heading to Court for K-Word Slur While in Greece

Photo: Twitter Video screenshot of Adam Catzavelos (file photo). By Alex MitchleyAdam Catzavelos, the man who caused an...

South Africa: Civil Society Issues Clarion Call On MPs to Distance Themselves ‘From This Shameful Past’

analysis An Open Letter to Members of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces, Parliament, Cape...

South Africa: Cop Killed While Chasing House Robber On Stellenbosch Farm

By Jenna EtheridgeA policeman was killed while pursuing a house robber on a Stellenbosch farm, Western Cape police...

South Africa: Thandi Modise Elected National Assembly Speaker, Tsenoli Returns As Her Deputy

By Jan GerberThandi Modise was elected speaker of the National Assembly on Wednesday afternoon. The DA put up...

South Africa: A Response From U.S. Writer Darnell Moore to MP Ghaleb Cachalia

analysis Any elected official, especially those who exist outside the queer and trans spectrum, who does not understand...

South Africa: Another Free State Municipal Official Arrested On Fraud, Corruption Charges

By Kamva SomdyalaA 53-year-old municipal manager at the Dihlabeng Municipality in the Free State, and a 51-year-old security...

Africa: Decolonising Migration Research and Potential Pitfalls – Reflections From South Africa

opinion By Kudakwashe P. VanyoroThe author argues that for on-going debates about "decolonising the university" in South Africa...

South Africa: Dealing With Complexity in SA Internet Sector

By Akani ChaukeJohannesburg — South African consumers must know the relevant provider to contact in the event of...

South Africa: Stellenbosch University VC Says He Was ‘Appalled’ By Controversial Coloured Women Study

By Kamva SomdyalaStellenbosch University Rector and Vice Chancellor Wim de Villiers says he was "appalled" and in "disbelief"...

South Africa: Hamba Kahle, Anton Steenkamp, a Man of Quiet Dignity and Deep Integrity

Photo: Supplied Cape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp (file photo). opinion By Andrew BrownLabour Court Judge Anton...

South Africa: Conspiracy Theories Aside, the Case Against Mr Zuma Is Very Strong – State

By Kyle CowanThe reason for the decision to prosecute former president Jacob Zuma on charges of racketeering, money...

South Africa: Well-Known Labour Court Judge Died Before Anti-Venom Could Be Administered After Black Mamba Bite in Zambia

Photo: Supplied Cape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp. By Alex MitchleyCape Town Labour Court Judge Anton Steenkamp...

Mozambique: South Africa Decides to Send Chang to Mozambique

Maputo — The South African Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, has decided that former Mozambican...

South Africa: High Spirits, High Energy As New MPs Sworn in At Parliament

analysis By Rebecca DavisAs the swearing-in of MPs for the country's sixth democratic Parliament got off to a...

South Africa: Why David Mabuza Did Not Take the Oath – It’s the Long Game

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeSince David Mabuza became deputy president of the ANC in December 2017 and then Deputy...

South Africa: Government Communications On KwaZulu-Natal Presidential Inauguration Live Viewing Venues

press release South Africa will inaugurate its sixth democratically elected President after the national general elections. The Presidential...

South Africa: Florence Radzilani Sworn in As Limpopo MPL, Stan Mathabatha Remains Premier

By Russel MolefeLimpopo ANC deputy chairperson Florence Radzilani, who has been implicated in allegations relating to large-scale looting...

South Africa: Court Orders ANC to Reinstate Member On Limpopo NCOP List

By Ntwaagae SelekaThe Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered the ANC to reinstate a member to its...

South Africa: Environmental Affairs Celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

press release South Africa today, 22 May 2019, joins the world in celebrating 26 years of action for...

South Africa: Police Looking for Suspects

press release Members of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga are looking for five suspects who robbed...

South Africa: Two Dead After Two Trucks and Three Cars Collide On N17

By Riaan GroblerTwo men were killed and two others were injured on Wednesday morning in a collision between...

South Africa: Kohli to Top CWC 2019 Run Scoring Charts – Bookies

Cape Town — India skipper Virat Kohli is the favourite to top the run scoring charts at this...

South Africa: Off-Field Woes Aside, Bookies Can’t See Past Crusaders

Cape Town — Despite an ultra-competitive South African Super Rugby Conference with all five teams still in the...