South Africa

South Africa: Maersk to Offer Digital Trade Finance Services in South Africa

In a bid to support the further growth of SMEs in South Africa, Maersk has announced plans to...

South Africa: Defiant Communities Hinder Smart Energy Provision

By Dion HenrickCape Town — A deep culture of non-payment, mistrust and general negative public perceptions have been...

South Africa: Proteas – Massive Pay Day Awaits Cwc 2019 Winner

Cape Town — The winning country at this year's Cricket World Cup will receive a staggering $4 million...

Kenya and SA Sign Pact On Teaching Kiswahili

By Simon NdongaNairobi — Kenya and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will provide...

South Africa: Miss South Africa Announces New Major Sponsor for 2019 Pageant

Johannesburg — The Miss South Africa organisation announced that they have signed a sponsorship deal with the LFP...

South Africa: Five-Point Agenda for Ramaphosa

opinion By Peter DubeSouth Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is back in the driving seat for the...

South Africa: Viral Message Promising R30,000 From South African Government a ‘Blatant Fake’

People who worked between 1990 and 2019 "have a right to withdraw R30,000" from South Africa's government, claims...

South Africa: Gift of the Givers Pulls the Plug On the City of Saints

analysis By Carien Du Plessis and Greg NicolsonAfter spending millions drilling boreholes of its own accord to bring...

South Africa: How the Country Can Do Better At Reversing Apartheid’s Legacies

analysis It has become popular in South African government circles to talk of "reversing the legacies of apartheid"....

South Africa: Fears of Extremism Live in the Minds of South Africans, Not in Reality

analysis South Africans hate to miss out on global disasters. This explains why last week's national election is...

South Africa: Democratic Alliance At 60 – Big Strategic Questions Lie Ahead

analysis At the one extreme, South Africa's governing party, the African National Congress (ANC), celebrates every possible historic...

South Africa: Are the Medical Aids Really Fleecing You?

By Laura Lopez GonzalezThere's good news and bad news when it comes to PMBs. Medical aids may be...

South Africa: Why Medical Aids Are Putting the Price of a Safe Delivery On Some Women’s Pockets

By Fatima HassanWhen medical schemes and the law count conceiving as a pre-existing condition, pregnant women lose. Nokuthula*,...

South Africa: Lessons On a ‘Just Transition’ From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

Photo: African Utilities Week The 2019 African Utilities Week at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. opinion By...

South Africa: Why Discovery Health Didn’t Pay Up

By Jonathan BroombergWould you join a medical aid if you were perfectly healthy? Most won't. That's why we...

South Africa: These Children Have to Step Over Electricity Cables to Get to School

By Joseph ChirumeChildren at a Port Elizabeth primary school have to step over exposed electricity cables on their...

South Africa’s Economy May Be Recovering in Q2 2019, but Q1 Was Not a Hard Act to Follow

analysis By Ed Stoddard and Ray MahlakaWhen South Africans went to the polls on 8 May, they may...

South Africa: Zuma Junior On the Spot – How Fast Is Too Fast in a Porsche When It’s Raining?

analysis By Bheki C. SimelaneFormer president Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma, faced gruelling interrogation by state prosecutor Yusuf...

South Africa: Iqbal Survé’s ANC Election Donation Offers New Twists

analysis By Suné PayneA week after the 8 May elections, the ghost of the R1m donation to the...

South Africa: Investec Results – More About the Journey Than the Moment

analysis By Sasha PlantingFor Investec, 2018 was an epochal year. Not only did its management team hand over...

South Africa: Seven Mood-Changers in Conversations

analysis By Stefan BlomTired of fighting about the way you're speaking, instead of what you're talking about? Here...

South Africa: Standing Tall – First Black African Woman Scales Everest

By Gopal SharmaKathmandu — A South African mountaineer reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday, becoming the...

South Africa: Some Transnet Execs Learnt of Irregular Contracts Through Media, State Capture Inquiry Hears

By Lameez Omarjee, Fin24Some Transnet executives only learnt of irregularly awarded contracts through the media, the state capture...

South Africa: Disputed Diamonds – Presidency Slapped With Hefty R29.9bn Claim Over Lesotho Diamonds

By Kyle Cowan and Azarrah KarrimA diamond mining company has filed a R29.9bn claim against President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Africa: Athletics South Africa to Appeal Caster Semenya Ruling

Athletics South Africa (ASA) says it will appeal the recent Court of Arbitration for Sports ruling concerning Caster...

South Africa: Breaking the Exam Stress Cycle

This is a stressful time of year for many students, and finding a balance between studying and self-care...

South Africa: Elections Marked a Turning Point in SA, Says Chief Justice Mogoeng

By Jeanette ChabalalaChief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the 2019 general election marked a turning point in South Africa's...

South Africa: SBV Offers Up to R1m Reward Following Pretoria Cash-in-Transit Heist

By Ntwaagae SelekaCash-in-transit (CIT) company SBV, is offering an up to R1m reward for information that could lead...

South Africa: MTN’s Mupita Makes Clean Sweep At CFO Awards

By Mthulisi SibandaJohannesburg — RALPH Mupita of mobile telecommunications giant, MTN, has been named South Africa's Chief Financial...

South Africa: Here Are Some of the Controversial Names in the ANC Heading to Parliament

By Canny MaphangaThe Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) officially handed over the list of 830 elective representatives...

South Africa: UFS Postpones Free State ‘Gangster State’ Launch Indefinitely Citing ‘Security Concerns’

By Canny MaphangaThe Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's Web of Capture author has learnt "with shock" that his...

South Africa: 79 Children in One Class – Parents, Pupils Shut Down Overcrowded Cape Town School

By Tammy PetersenPicture 79 high school pupils crammed into one average-sized classroom. Principal Ntombi Goniwe and her pupils...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Calls On ANC Leaders to Speak With One Voice, Stop Damaging Party Brand

By Tshidi Madia and Lizeka TandwaANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the party's leaders to speak with...

South Africa: ‘We Love You So Much’ – Packham’s Daughters Support Dad As D-Day Delayed

By Jenna Etheridge"We love you so much," Rob Packham's daughters told him as he blew kisses and a...

Ugandan South Africa Mission Runs Out of Passports

By Moses KyeyuneKampala — The Head of Uganda's Mission in South Africa, Ms Barbara Nekesa, has decried the...

South Africa: Diesel Spill – SABC Radio Building a ‘No-Go Zone’, Floors Might Need to Be Knocked Out

By Riaan Grobler and Sesona NgqakambaThe SABC's Radio Park building in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, remains sealed off on...

South Africa: Prosection Grills Duduzane Zuma About Conflicting Accounts of Speed He Was Driving At Time of Fatal Accident

By Sesona NgqakambaThe speed at which Duduzane Zuma was driving at the time of his accident in 2014...

South Africa: Gift of the Givers Withdraws from Makhanda

Photo: Gift of the Givers Gift of the Givers provides bottled drinking water in South Africa, Malawi and...

South Africa: Minister Nathi Mthethwa Praises Sjava for His Performance On Colors

Johannesburg — Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa sang the praises of BET award-winning muso Sjava after...

South Africa: ‘Injustice Is Unsustainable’ – Chief Justice Mogoeng

analysis By Marianne MertenChief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng on Wednesday accepted the list of the incoming 400 parliamentarians from...