South Africa

South Africa: Women Scientists, Researchers to Be Honoured

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, will on Thursday host the 2019 South African Women...

South Africa: House Breaking Suspects Nabbed

Police officers were conducting crime prevention duties in the Durban Central Business District yesterday, to curb serious crimes...

South Africa: Police Launch Search Operation for a Missing Mother and Child

The South African Police Service in Lebowakgomo outside Polokwane, have launched a massive search operation for a 20-year-old...

South Africa: Pawn-Shop Owner Arrested for Alleged Possession of Unlicensed Firearms

A 46-year-old pawn shop owner is expected to appear at the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court today to face charges...

South Africa: Assistance Sought in Theft Case

Mountain Rise detectives are appealing to members of the community for assistance in locating the whereabouts of a...

South Africa: Two Suspects in Court for Stock Theft

Alert community members and good working relationships between police, farmers and community, led to the arrest of two...

South Africa: Ambitious National Health Insurance Plan Stalked By the Shadow of State Capture

National health insurance is a fabulous idea for the nation and for social justice. But with the history...

South Africa: Minister Angie Motshekga – Women’s Day 2019 Commemoration

Remarks by the Minister of Basic Education at the Women's Day 2019 Celebrations, held at the Women's Living...

South Africa: Transport Updates On Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s War Room

The Ministerial War Room on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is off to a good start....

South Africa: Sixty Learners to a Classroom in Driftsands

Parents stopped schooling on Tuesday because of overcrowding at Mzamomtsha Primary. Parents shut down Mzamomtsha Primary School in...

South Africa: Day Zero in Butterworth

Butterworth town was closed down by protests over a lack of water. On Tuesday, 16 people appeared in...

South Africa: Social Housing Gets Green Light At Salt River Market

The rezoning application for the Salt River Market site has been approved, allowing the land to be developed...

South Africa: ‘They Crucified Me in Women’s Month’ – Axed Mayor Zandile Gumede Says She ‘Won’t Take It Lying Down’

Ousted eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede has told News24 that she will appeal her removal as the political head...

South Africa: Outa Joins Concourt Bid to Change Electoral System to Allow Independent Candidates to Run

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has applied to the Constitutional Court for permission to join the New...

South Africa: Downgrades, U.S.-China Impasse Hammer SA’s Rand

SOUTH Africa's volatile Rand currency is bearing the brunt of escalating trade tensions between China and the United...

South Africa: Bok Legends – Swys ‘Setback’ Provides New Opportunity

Cape Town — The news that attack coach Swys de Bruin has left the Springbok camp just over...

South Africa: Public Protector Files Ramaphosa’s ANC Presidency Campaign Records At High Court

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's legal team has filed a record of the evidence she relied on in her...

South Africa: Lucky Mitchells Plain Man Pockets R61m in His Second Lotto Win

"My family will never suffer again." This is how a man from Mitchells Plain described winning R61m in...

South Africa: A Few Constitutional (And Other) Lessons for the Public Protector

The fixation on a legal mess titillatingly styled as 'the president vs public protector' fudges the facts. It's...

South Africa: Twitter Battalion – Zuma and Malema’s Twar On Hanekom Ends in a R500,000 Defamation Suit

Any Struggle veteran or ANC member would rather live with a virulent flesh-eating bacteria than face an accusation...

South Africa: SAA Hong Kong Flight Cancellations Continue

South African Airways (SAA) on Tuesday announced a second day of flight cancellations to Hong Kong. "SAA would...

South Africa: What Appeal Court’s Fracking Judgment Means

Ruling may lead to better environmental oversight Anti-fracking activists won their appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeal...

South Africa: SA Continues to Strengthen Relations With CAR

Tourism Deputy Minister Fish Mahlalela says South Africa will continue to strengthen the bond of friendship with the...

South Africa: How Toni Morrison’s Legacy Plays Out in South Africa’s Universities

I first encountered Toni Morrison during my undergraduate years at Rhodes University in South Africa where her Pulitzer...

South African Government Accused of Xenophobia Over Its Treatment of Migrants

Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a...

Africa: Opinion – It’s Time to Look Underground for Climate Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa

In 2014-2016, southern Africa saw its worst drought in decades, resulting from the most severe El Niño event...

South Africa: ANC KZN Backs Ramaphosa Amid ‘Sustained Public Assault’

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has come out in support of President Cyril Ramaphosa following a high-profile Public Protector...

South Africa: Education Dept Apologises After Backlash Over ‘Sexy Reading’ Tweets

Department of Basic Education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga has issued an apology following a backlash about his series of...

South Africa: Sarb Governor Kganyago Sues ANC NMB Councillor Lungisa for Defamation

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago is suing outspoken ANC Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa for R500 000...

South Africa: Knights Proud of Rudi Second’s Proteas Call-Up

Cape Town — Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday named Rudi Second in the Proteas Test squad for...

South Africa: ‘It’s Not About Court Cases’ – KZN ANC On Why Zandile Gumede, Others Were ‘Redeployed’

ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial secretary Mdumiseni Ntuli has denied the axing of the eThekwini and Msunduzi executive committees was...

South Africa: Cash-in-Transit Van Bombed in Mpumalanga

An undisclosed of money was stolen on Monday after suspects opened fire on a cash-in-transit vehicle on the...

South Africa: Possession of Suspected Stolen Livestock Accused to Reappear in Court

Mpho Masibi (38) and Boikie Diratsagae (53) are expected to reappear in the Stilfontein Magistrates' Court on Tuesday,...

South Africa: Krugersdorp Killings – Psychologist Believes Youngest Accused Can Be Rehabilitated

Psychologist Rosalind Macnab believes that the youngest accused in the high profile "Krugersdorp Killers" case, 21-year-old Marcel Steyn,...

South Africa: Callous Killer of Woman Sentenced to Life

The Empangeni Regional Court sentenced Sibongiseni Nsimbini (33) to life imprisonment for killing Thandiwe Ntombela (55) at her...

South Africa: Assistance in Locating Family of Child

Nongoma SAPS is appealing to members of the community for assistance in locating the family of Simphiwe Zwane...

South Africa: Police Are Searching for Missing 11-Year-Old Boy in Motherwell

The 11-year-old boy, Siyahluma Moss was reported missing to police last night, 12 August 2019 at 20:00. He...

South Africa: Former Company Manager in Court for R1.3 Million Fraud

Lodewyk Jonck (67), is expected to appear at the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Port Elizabeth on the...

South Africa: 14-Year-Old School Girl’s Body Found in a Veld in Rosedale

Police in Rosedale are investigating a case of murder after the body of a 14-year-old girl was found...

South Africa: Lucrative Banking Sector Job Cuts Immoral in Economic Climate

As clients of South Africa's highly lucrative banking sector, we should support the South African Society of Bank...