South Africa

South Africa: Two in Court for Child Kidnapping

Two suspects are expected to appear at the Emalahleni Magistrate's Court today, following their arrest on Monday for...

South Africa: Officials Take Bribes to Marry Refugees As Home Affairs Stalls On Implementing Court Order

Almost four months after the Department of Home Affairs was ordered by the Supreme Court of Appeal to...

South Africa: Three Suspects Arrested With Sheep Carcasses

Three male suspects aged 22-31 were arrested yesterday, 20 January 2020 in Makhanda, after they were found with...

South Africa: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Outbreak Claimed Lives of 10 Babies At Tembisa Hospital Last Year

The Gauteng Department of Health has confirmed that 10 babies died at Tembisa Hospital's neonatal unit between November...

South Africa: Two Hijackers Arrested in Mfuleni

To ensure that perpetrators of crime are brought to book, members of Khayelitsha SAPS arrested two suspects and...

South Africa: Drugs Worth R62 000 Found in Ceiling of Cape Town Home

Cape Town Metro Police have arrested a woman after drugs worth R62 000 were found in the ceiling...

South Africa: A Step Backwards for Human Rights in SA

The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act goes against the international progress made in protecting the rights of rural...

Kenya/South Africa: Harambee Stars Midfielder Joins PSL Giants Kaizer Chiefs

Harambee Stars midfielder Anthony Akumu on Wednesday completed his much-anticipated move to Premier Soccer League giants Kaizer Chiefs....

South Africa: Old Mutual Wins Long-Standing Case Against Peter Moyo

The insurer's appeal against an earlier ruling that temporarily reinstated Peter Moyo as CEO was upheld by the...

South Africa: Family Robbed, Teen Daughter Raped in KZN Farm Attack

A KwaZulu-Natal family is reeling from a horrific home invasion after three men robbed them at their farm...

South Africa: ‘We Are Placing Learners By the Hour’ – Western Cape Education Department, Ahead of School Openings Rush

The Western Cape Education Department is helping parents place their children at schools ahead of the first day...

South Africa: Sassa Dismisses Claims of Free School Uniform

SASSA has dismissed claims that it is giving out free school uniform. This comes after messages circulated on...

South Africa: Junior Boks Drawn With England in U20 Championship

Cape Town — The Junior Springboks have been drawn in the same pool as England for this year's...

South Africa: Illuminating South Africa’s Electricity Use

South Africa's electrification project since democracy in 1994 has been a remarkable success story. Behind this success story...

South Africa: The Day Gaza Becomes Uninhabitable

Palestinian-South African academic Haidar Eid speaks to New Frame about the day the United Nations said the densely...

South Africa: Mogale City Mayor Dies

Mogale City mayor Patrick Lipudi has died. Sabelo Ngwane, chief administration officer in the mayor's office, confirmed he...

East Africa: Kiswahili Goes to School in South Africa

South Africa has become the first southern African country to offer Kiswahili as an optional subject in schools,...

South Africa: Why South Africa’s Declining Maths Performance Is a Worry

South Africa's Department of Basic Education recently released the country's National Senior Certificate results for the class of...

South Africa: Employment Equity Reports Due Next Week

Employers have until next Wednesday to file their employment equity (EE) online reports in line with the Employment...

South Africa: Alleged Police Killer Arrested

A joint operation by the DPCI Gauteng, Tracing Team Gauteng and Tracing Team North West has led to...

South Africa: Public Comment Sought On Development Charges for New Land Projects

National Treasury is seeking public comment into the published Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Amendment Bill (MFPFAB). The...

South Africa: ANC Members Were Freedom Fighters, Not Refugees – Home Affairs Minister Defends Changes to Refugee Laws

Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has dismissed criticism of amendments to refugee laws, saying the changes are aimed...

South Africa: Stormers Surprise With Inclusion of Ex-Bok Lobberts

Cape Town — Former Springbok lock Hilton Lobberts has been included in the Stormers squad for their Varsity...

South Africa: Time to Shed Light On Eskom’s Failures and Cut the Fairy Tales

Load shedding is bad and Stage 6 is terrible. The lies and obfuscation that surround Eskom and its...

South Africa: New Books | Our Words, Our Worlds

In this short interview, poet Makhosazana Xaba speaks to fellow writer Natalia Molebatsi about dance as a metaphor...

South Africa: Land Reform Is About More Than Just Land

A successful land restitution project in the Eastern Cape is being hampered by government's failure to provide basic...

South Africa: ‘I’m Stoked to Be Alive’ – Kirsten Landman

The biker became the first African woman to ride in the Dakar Rally that began on 5 January....

South Africa: GP Records Improvement in Quality of Matric Results

The Gauteng Education Department recorded 0.65% decline in its matric results from 87.88% in 2018 to an 87.23%...

South Africa: How to Unhack Yourself and Read 20 Books in 2020

Reading dozens of books a year used to be a doddle, but now, you need every trick in...

South Africa: ‘We Grew Up As Backyarders and We Are Still Backyarders Today’

Arcadia House occupiers plead for affordable housing near Cape Town's inner city "We grew up as backyarders and...

South Africa: ANC and EFF Ready for Round Two in Tshwane Battle

The ANC and EFF have gone into a marriage of convenience to oust the entire DA-led exco in...

South Africa: King David High School Linksfield’s Class of 2019 Shines

Competition among her peers motivated King David High School Linksfield matriculant Ava Cohen to bring home eight distinctions....

South Africa: Eight Lions Killed in North West ‘Poisoning’

Eight lions at a North West bush lodge have been killed during an alleged poisoning, police have confirmed....

South Africa: Stolen Vehicle Recovered and Suspect Arrested in Kimberley

The Provincial Detectives Organised Crime unit arrested a male person aged 32- years- old in West End in...

South Africa: Text Messages | the Value of Kindness

Children's fiction reminds us, amid ever more disturbing and dehumanising world events, of the importance of acknowledging the...

South Africa: Transnet Technicians Prepare to Drain Alberton Pipeline After Fire

Transnet technicians are preparing to drain a portion of the gas and petrol pipeline that caught fire earlier...

Zimbabwe: Buyanga, Marry Alleged Links Seen As Ploy to Victimise SA Based Tycoon

RECENT reports linking Marry Mubaiwa - estranged wife to Vice President Constantino Chiwenga - and Frank Buyanga may...

South Africa: Surrounded By Riesling Country, a German Wine Seller Says Cheers

Frank Kastien fell in love with Cape Town the first time he visited South Africa and now he's...

South Africa: After the Party’s Over

On the Morning After, how you feel is due to an accumulation of effects caused by the type...

South Africa: The Provincial Commissioner in Mpumalanga Donates Christmas Gifts to Needy Families

The Provincial Commissioner of Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma, has visited Tonga Cluster to connect with the destitute,...