South Africa

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

South Africa: SABC Refuses to Tell DA How Much Its Head Honchos Earn

The SABC has effectively told the DA it will have to wait for about a year before the...

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

South Africa: Nene - I'm Sorry, I Was Wrong in Meeting the Guptas

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has apologised to South Africans for meeting the controversial Gupta family between 2009 and...

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

South Africa: Train Activists Launch Campaign to Extend Monthly Tickets

By Mary-Anne GontsanaCommuter activists #UniteBehind launched a campaign they are calling #DelayRepay at Cape Town's central station concourse...

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

Mandela's life a reminder about how much people power can achieve - The Age

Even after he became President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela polished his own shoes and made his own...

South Africa: Number of Passengers Wounded in Kempton Park Train Crash Climbs to Over 300

South Africa: Number of Passengers Wounded in Kempton Park Train Crash Climbs to Over 300

Photo: SABC News/YouTube 320 commuters were injured in a train crash at a station in Kempton Park on...

South Africa's White Right, the Alt-Right and the Alternative

South Africa's White Right, the Alt-Right and the Alternative

analysis By Christi Van Der Westhuizen, University of PretoriaThere has been a global rise in populism, especially of...

South Africa: Why It's Good News That Swahili Is Coming to South African Schools

South Africa: Why It's Good News That Swahili Is Coming to South African Schools

analysis By Dr Peter Mose, Rhodes UniversityKiswahili will, from 2020, become the latest language to be taught in...

Four arrested after hikers attacked on Table Mountain - Iol.co.za

Four arrested after hikers attacked on Table Mountain - Iol.co.za

South African National Parks has confirmed the arrests of four suspects who allegedly attacked a group of hikers...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

NPA abandons appeal on Jiba charges - Mail & Guardian

The charges related to Jiba's decision to prosecute Johan Booysen, the former head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal,...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

Why Cape Town's murder rate is rising - The Economist

"IT'S going to be crazy tonight," sighs Craven Engel, a pastor in Hanover Park, a township on the...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

.com | Man who has alleged gang links arrested for Cape Town 'underworld' murder - News24

Three men, including one who has alleged links to major gangs in Cape Town, have been arrested in...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

Cape Flats groups meet with parly over gangsterism and rape - Mail & Guardian

Cape Town civic groups from gang ridden communities on the Cape Flats have called on parliament to rid...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

New 26,000-pound dinosaur discovery was Earth's largest land animal - WZVN-TV Fort Myers

If humans had lived 200 million years ago, they would have marveled at the largest dinosaur of its...

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

Why Russia is wooing South Africa's white farmers - Jewish World Review

Leon du Toit slowly inhales the late summer breeze off fields belonging to a dairy farm not far...

Media Advisory - Joint UN and African Union (AU) high-level delegation visits... - World News Report

South African Schools to Teach Kiswahili in 2020 - Voice of America

The move was welcomed by many who want to see the language, known in English simply as Swahili,...

Media Advisory - Joint UN and African Union (AU) high-level delegation visits... - World News Report

.com | Cape Town medic stabbed to death - News24

Two people are in custody after the killing of a man who had volunteered for the Western Cape...

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

Mufasa the lion mutilated after it was poisoned at South African park - Daily Mail

Who killed Mufasa? Lion named after Disney character has its FACE and paws hacked off after it was...

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

South Africa:11 Injured After Taxi Overturns On N12 in Gauteng - AllAfrica.com

Eleven people were injured on Monday when a taxi overturned on the N12, near the Glenharvie turnoff in...

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has died, the SABC reported on Saturday. She was 61 years old....

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

President Cyril Ramaphosa will join a number of world leaders in New York in the US as he...

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

Government is calling on all stakeholders to come together and address the escalating levels of violence in schools....

South Africa: Ramaphosa Steps Up to Economic Realities With R50bn Package

South Africa: Ramaphosa Steps Up to Economic Realities With R50bn Package

analysis By Greg NicolsonPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an economic stimulus package centred around re-prioritising R50-billion from the...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

South Africa: Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

document President Cyril Ramaphosa, who inherited a contracting economy from his scandal-ridden predecessor, today announced an economic stimulus...

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

By Thomas MatikoA controversial South African pastor who is at the center of a recent incident in which...

Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers Say Officials Keep Their Passports Until They Buy Tickets to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers Say Officials Keep Their Passports Until They Buy Tickets to Zimbabwe

By Ray MwareyaRejected asylum seekers have accused Home Affairs officials at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre at Marabastad,...

South Africa: Dagga Possession Ruling Set to Impact On the NPA's Conviction Performance Rate

South Africa: Dagga Possession Ruling Set to Impact On the NPA's Conviction Performance Rate

analysis By Jean RedpathThe Constitutional Court ruling on the private use of dagga is likely to impact on...

South Africa: Zuma's Lawyers Argue Their Client's Victimhood in Court Once Again, This Time Over His Own Legal Costs

South Africa: Zuma's Lawyers Argue Their Client's Victimhood in Court Once Again, This Time Over His Own Legal Costs

analysis By Rebecca DavisSouth Africa's greatest gift to lawyers, former president Jacob Zuma, is the applicant in yet...

South Africa: Joburg's Mashaba Delivers Title Deeds to Residents of Soweto

South Africa: Joburg's Mashaba Delivers Title Deeds to Residents of Soweto

analysis By Bheki C. SimelaneOctober 2006. Gauteng. South African estate agent Desmond Ngwenya (30) sells houses and properties...

South Africa: Time to Tackle Apartheid Corruption, Put an End to Democracy-Era Graft

South Africa: Time to Tackle Apartheid Corruption, Put an End to Democracy-Era Graft

analysis By Greg NicolsonA new report on Thursday said corruption can only be combated if we delve into...

South Africa: Grace Picks Schwartzel As World Cup of Golf Partner

South Africa: Grace Picks Schwartzel As World Cup of Golf Partner

Australian duo Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will face a field that includes the defending champions, major championship...

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeDaily Maverick spoke to officials close to President Cyril Ramaphosa and found out why he...

South Africa: What Two Books Have to Say About the Political Lifespan of South Africa's ANC

South Africa: What Two Books Have to Say About the Political Lifespan of South Africa's ANC

book review By Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western CapeNo political party can govern forever. In democracies with...

South Africa: Marijuana Use in South Africa - What Next After Landmark Court Ruling?

South Africa: Marijuana Use in South Africa - What Next After Landmark Court Ruling?

analysis By Anine Kriegler, University of Cape TownSouth Africa's Constitutional Court has delivered a unanimous judgment that certain...

South Africa: The Gospel of Shame - How Christian Groups Thwart the Right to Abortion

South Africa: The Gospel of Shame - How Christian Groups Thwart the Right to Abortion

By Pontsho PilaneAre faith-based NGOs breaking the law when they refuse to give women information on where to...

South Africa: Taxi Drivers Block Ambulance in 'Volatile' Philippi

South Africa: Taxi Drivers Block Ambulance in 'Volatile' Philippi

ResqMedix ambulance has warned ambulance service providers to avoid the Philippi area in the Western Cape after its...

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

A former South African Revenue Service (SARS) executive confronted journalist Stephan Hofstatter at the launch of his book,...

South Africa: Judgment Reserved in Political Parties' Case Against Zuma's Application to Appeal Costs Order for State Capture Report Review

South Africa: Judgment Reserved in Political Parties' Case Against Zuma's Application to Appeal Costs Order for State Capture Report Review

Former president Jacob Zuma's legal team has argued that he was not reckless in instituting a review of...

South Africa: Constitutional Review Committee to Ask for Extension for Its Work On Section 25

South Africa: Constitutional Review Committee to Ask for Extension for Its Work On Section 25

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee, which was due to report back to Parliament on September 28 on its...

South Africa: Newborn Baby Found Alive At PE Dump Site

South Africa: Newborn Baby Found Alive At PE Dump Site

A newborn baby boy was found alive at a dump site in Wells Estate, Port Elizabeth on Thursday....

South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Loses Ccma Case Against the SABC

South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Loses Ccma Case Against the SABC

Former SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng has lost his bid to get his job back at...