South Africa

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa – Remarks On the Occasion of the Presentation of Credentials By Heads of Mission Accredited to South Africa

press release Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the presentation of credentials by Heads of...

South Africa: Before We Debate Changes to Sex Education, Let’s Ask Why the State Is Writing Its Own Textbooks

analysis By Warren KliphuisThe Department of Basic Education has announced plans to write and publish its own school...

South Africa: Wrecking Ball of State Capture Was Halted From Within ANC Movement Itself

Photo: Bush Radio Cosatu members march in Cape Town to protest against state capture, job losses and corruption...

South Africa: Cassper On Turning Down R300K At the Start of His Career – ‘I Knew My Worth’

Johannesburg — Cassper Nyovest is always dishing out serious life lessons out to fans via Twitter, and on...

South Africa: On the Cape Flats, Voters Have Turned to Small Parties in Significant Numbers

analysis By Rebecca DavisThe Western Cape is the only South African province which has the first-hand experience of...

South Africa: Goldman Sachs’ Big, Big Bet On South Africa

analysis By Sasha PlantingAs if Goldman Sachs' very public pre-election support for the ANC was not enough, the...

South Africa: ANC Free State 3 Head Back to Court to Challenge Party List

By Lizeka TandwaThree disgruntled ANC members in the Free State are again heading to court to challenge the...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Never Promised Alexandra Community a Million Houses – Officials

analysis By Bheki C. SimelaneResidents of the impoverished township bordering Sandton are likely to be irritated by the...

South Africa: First Black African Woman Summits Mount Everest

Photo: Facebook The Summits with a Purpose Facebook page. Cape Town — South African Saray Khumalo has just...

South Africa: Focus On Africa – ANC Aims for Gender Parity in Government

By William NibaSouth Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, has adopted new measures to promote gender parity...

South Africa: Parliament Receives List of Members to the National Assembly

Parliament today received the list of 400 designated members for the National Assembly (NA) of the sixth democratic...

South Africa: Inauguration Plans Running At Full Steam

With just over a week to go before the inauguration ceremony of South Africa's sixth democratically elected President,...

South Africa: Government At Work to Address Economic Growth

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is pulling out all the stops to ensure...

South Africa: Bonnievale Farm Attack – Teen Arrested for Murder, Attempted Murder

By Jenni EvansPolice are questioning a 19-year-old man in connection with the killing of a Bonnievale farmer and...

South Africa: CWC – Proteas Face Urgent Answer to Top Order Conundrum

By Lloyd BurnardCape Town — With just 15 days remaining between now and South Africa's Cricket World Cup...

South Africa: ‘It Does Have an Effect On Me’ – Duduzane Zuma Testifies At His Trial

By Sesona NgqakambaDuduzane Zuma, the son of former president Jacob Zuma, took to the witness stand in the...

South Africa: Every Drop Counts

While the country has enough water to sustain the fast approaching dry winter season, South Africans have been...

South Africa: China-U.S. Trade Spat Hinders Local Growth Prospects

By Mthulisi SibandaTHE outcome of elections in South Africa is poised to culminate in major economic reforms but...

Africa: 4th Industrial Revolution Disrupts Mining Sector

By Mthulisi SibandaJohannesburg — THE South African mining industry is undergoing an extensive transformation amid the fourth industrial...

South Africa: Have Your Say On Draft B-BBEE Sector Code

The public can have their say on the draft Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Chartered Accountancy Sector Code....

South Africa: Massive R60m Drug Bust for Mbombela Cops

By Riaan GroblerPolice in Mbombela on Tuesday arrested three men in possession of drugs with an estimated street...

South Africa: Terry Pheto Heading to Cannes Film Festival

By Channel24Cape Town — South African delegates will join the rest of the world for Pavillon Afriques at...

South Africa: Ahmed Timol – the Quest for Justice for People Murdered in Apartheid’s Jails

analysis On 27 October 1971, the parents of South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol were informed that their...

South Africa: National Youth Development Agency On Rise in Youth Unemployment

press release National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is concerned about the increasing rate of unemployment in general, and...

South Africa: Water and Sanitation On Winter Water Levels in South Africa

press release South Africa has enough water in storage to sustain it through the dry winter South Africa...

South Africa: Electoral Commission On Municipal By-Elections

press release Two municipal ward by-elections will take place in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday, 15 May 2019....

Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe – Africa Utility Week and Powergen Africa

Photo: African Utilities Week The 2019 African Utilities Week at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. document Welcome...

South Africa: Dear Mr President, Beware the Long Knives As You Try to Build ANC Unity

opinion By Sello LedigaUprooting corruption is a mammoth task, especially when so many within the ANC are plotting...

South Africa: Al Jama-Ah’s Long Walk to Parliament

analysis By Karabo MafoloThe 2019 elections threw up some surprises, including small parties raking in more votes than...

South Africa: Uber’s Skid – Another Perspective

analysis By Tim CohenRide-sharing mega-giant Uber's listing has been something of a calamity, and the conventional wisdom is...

South Africa: DA Infighting – Maimane Contradicts Party Chair’s Comments On Limp Election Performance

analysis By Marianne MertenA federal council, the DA's top decision and policy structure between congresses, is being brought...

Rwanda: Samuel Mugisha Look to Shine at Tour De Limpopo

By Peter KamasaRwanda international Samuel Mugisha is optimistic he will shine with his South African side Dimension Data...

South Africa: Just Who Is Zandile Gumede? a Look At Ethekwini’s Mayor

By Lizeka TandwaAt the centre of another high-profile corruption case to hit the ANC is political KwaZulu-Natal heavyweight...

South Africa: Two Ex-SARS Officials Sentenced to 3 Years in Jail for R200 000 Bribe

By Fin24Two former customs auditors at the SA Revenue Service in Durban have been sentenced to three years...

South Africa Wins a Fragile Post-Election Window of Economic Opportunity

analysis By Sharon WoodSA has come out of the 8 May 2019 elections on a solid footing and...

South Africa: DA Post-Elections Reckoning – Maimane Leader Till 2021, but Party Review to Follow

analysis By Rebecca DavisDA leaders spent Monday behind closed doors in the discussion of the party's disappointing election...

South Africa: A Gift Is a Gift, Says Glencore On U.S.$1.4 Billion DRC Debt Write-Off – – but U.S. Dept of Justice Is Watching the Mining Giant

analysis By Sasha PlantingHow thin is the line between a gift and bribe? Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg describes...

South Africa: EFF Scored Bigg-Ish in the Elections, Now the Hard and Difficult Work Begins

analysis By Stephen GrootesAs the EFF grows, and its parliamentary caucus gets bigger, so the party's internal tensions...

South Africa: Dear President Cyril Ramaphosa, Please Revisit Our Pay Differentials

document By Graham GilesOur current pay scales, as formalised in the Employment Equity Act, are loosely based on...

South Africa: No Mechanism Exists to Uproot Institutional Racism At UCT

opinion By Sarah HenkemanDespite an official UCT commission being established to probe racism and transformation at the university,...