South Africa

South Africa: ‘I Am Human’ – Faith Mazibuko Says She Makes Mistakes ‘Like Everybody Else’

Photo: GCIS Gauteng MEC for Sports and Recreation Faith Mazibuko (file photo). By Ntwaagae SelekaGauteng MEC for Sports...

South Africa: Cops Probe After Magistrate’s Drink Allegedly Spiked, Car and Phone Stolen

By Pelane PhakgadiLimpopo police are on the hunt for the person who spiked a local magistrate's drink and...

South Africa: Investment Drive Making Waves in Economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa's aggressive efforts to boost the country's stagnant economic growth are yielding results, according to figures...

South Africa: Thumbs Up As 2nd SA Rugby Academy Camp Concludes

By Sport24Cape Town — Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was pleased with the progress made by the SA...

South Africa: Union Puts SARS On Notice for Strike

By Khulekani MagubaneThe National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) has served the SA Revenue Service (SARS)...

South Africa: Water Security in South Africa – Forgotten but Not Gone

analysis By Zachary Donnenfeld'Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right' reads the slogan of...

South Africa: Eskom – Not Knowing What the Problem Is Is the Problem

analysis By Tracy LedgerEskom has hit a brick wall and, by all accounts, no one in any position...

South Africa: The Crib-Sheet to the Political Parties Contesting the 2019 Polls, Part One

analysis By Rebecca DavisThe IEC announced that a record 48 political parties have successfully registered to contest the...

South Africa: Sadtu Limpopo Province Media Statement On Allegation of Corruption Levelled Against the MEC of Education Ishmael Kgetjepe

press release SADTU Limpopo Province has noted with great concern the persistent allegation of corruption levelled against the...

Africa: Employee Stock Ownership Plans – a Viable Option for South Africa?

analysis By David Ellerman and Michelle GallowayThe African National Congress's 2019 election manifesto released in January refers to...

South Africa: Gamalakhe Murder Suspects to Appear in Court

press release Two murderers have been sentenced to two life sentences and 15 years imprisonment each for killing...

Little Boy Falls Six Floors, Critically Injured

A 6-year-old KwaZulu-Natal boy is in a critical condition after falling six floors from a building in the...

South Africa: Pietermaritzburg Community Gripped By Fear As Witnesses and Police Are Murdered

By Nompendulo NgubaneA spate of murders, including the killing of witnesses in important cases, in Imbali and Greater...

South Africa: Accused Appeared in Court for Alleged Fraud

press release Kwazulu-Natal — Leon Abednigo Mbangwa (55), has appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Court for fraud...

South Africa: Refugee Children Turned Away By Cape Schools

By Tariro WashinyiraAt least 40 children of refugees are struggling to get into Cape Town schools, say refugee...

South Africa: Eight Suspects Arrested and Three Unlicensed Firearms Seized in Cape Town

press release In the quest to prevent robbery incidences along Station Road in Observatory, Crime Prevention Unit members...

South Africa: The Great VBS Heist – Former ANCYL Limpopo Leader’s R35.4 Million Spending List Exposed

analysis By Pauli Van WykNewly leaked VBS Mutual Bank statements allow a peek into VBS fixer and former...

South Africa: Malema in Emfuleni – ‘Let’s Lose Elections On Principle’

By Bheki C. SimelaneOn Thursday 21 March, the EFF took up the Dlomo Stadium in Emfuleni, where leader...

South Africa: United Nations Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution To Support Caster Semenya

Photo: Supplied Video screenshot of Nike's advertisement featuring Caster Semenya. press release By Department Of International Relations And...

South Africa: How a Fairy Godmother Is Helping Needy Students With the Tap of a Mouse

By Tammy PetersenA lecturer moonlighting as a fairy godmother is looking to expand her network of assistants as...

South Africa: One Year After the Water Crisis, Cape Town Recovers From Tourism Drought

By Sertan SandersonOne year after Cape Town's water crisis, tourists are coming back to South Africa's "Mother City."...

South Africa Kicks the Can Down the Road On Captive Predator Breeding

analysis The world's leading lion scientists argue that captive predator breeding has no conservation value. Successful reintroduction from...

South Africa: Fixing South Africa’s Public Schools – Lessons From a Small-Town University

interview South Africa's public schooling system is riddled with problems. Drop-out rates are high, pupils lack proper support...

South Africa: KwaZulu-Natal Announces R18-Billion Expansion Plan for Dube Trade Port

press release The province of KwaZulu-Natal continues to experience an unprecedented wave of investments into its Dube Trade...

South Africa: International Relations and Cooperation Co-Chairs South Africa-United States Working Group On Africa and Global Issues

press release Media statement on the Working Group on African and Global Issues (WGAGI) The Director-General of the...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson Launches Gugulethu Environmental Awareness and Sustainability Initiative

press release Earlier today the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, launched the Gugulethu Environmental Awareness...

South Africa: Eskom Takes SA Into Its Confidence

Malfeasance, coupled with aging infrastructure and decreasing expenditure on maintenance, have been blamed for Eskom implementing load shedding...

South Africa: Hisense Injects R72 Million Into SA Economy

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has welcomed Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense's R72 million investment into its refrigeration...

South Africa: ‘There Was Nothing I Could Have Done’ – Cop At Kuga Fire Inquest

By Jenni EvansThe first police officer to arrive at the scene of the burning Ford Kuga that is...

South Africa: For the Love of Books

Libraries across the country are celebrating SA Library Week, which aims to promote a reading culture in South...

South Africa: President Calls On Responsible Campaigning Ahead of General Elections

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on public representatives to campaign in a responsible manner as the country gets...

South Africa: ‘We Need to Establish a Culture of Human Rights,’ Says SAHRC Head

analysis By Ayanda MthethwaChapter 9 institutions play a fundamental role in promoting and protecting South Africa's young democracy....

South Africa: Xenophobia Does Not Belong in South Africa

analysis By Jerusalem Hadush and Miriam Gleckman-KrutThe 2019 elections have brought with them a resurgence of nationalistic populism....

South Africa: Magashule’s Attack On State Security Minister Feels Like Fake News, but It’s Not

analysis By Carien Du PlessisANC secretary general Ace Magashule has attacked President Cyril Ramaphosa's Minister of State Security,...

South Africa: Human Rights Day – What Are Your Basic Rights and Where Can You Go When They Are Infringed Upon?

By Canny MaphangaOn Human Rights Day we reflect on the rights afforded to all South Africans as enshrined...

South Africa: Two West Rand Mayors Exonerated From the Vbs Mutual Bank Scandal

By Ntwaagae SelekaThe ANC in the West Rand region of Johannesburg has welcomed the outcomes of their own...

South Africa: Two Suspects Arrested for Obstruction of Justice and Assualt On Police Officers

press release Bityi SAPS and Flying Squad members arrested two men aged between 36 and 38 after they...

South Africa: Mpumalanga Provincial Commissioner Welcomes Hefty Sentences

press release The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma welcomed...

South Africa: Police Recover Firearm and Getaway Vehicle

press release Resolute in their fight to uphold the SAPS code of conduct and addressing the proliferation of...

South Africa: Human Rights Day – ‘To Me This Is a Sad Day, I Remember the Friends I Lost’ Says Sharpeville Resident

By Lizeka Tandwa and Pelane PhakgadiScores of people are making their way to the Sharpeville stadium to celebrate...