South Africa

South Africa: Bosasa Did Not Donate to SABC 8

press release In response to an allegation published by TimesLive that Bosasa "appears" to have donated R100 000...

South Africa: Man Electrocuted On Roof of Cape Town Train

A man was electrocuted on top of a train travelling from Philippi to Cape Town early on Wednesday...

South Africa: Ballantine’s X True Music Returns to Pretoria With a Stellar Line-Up

Cape Town — The city of Pretoria will once again play host to the penultimate Ballantine's x True...

South Africa: Prosecuting Authority Withdraws Charges Against Duduzane Zuma – For Now

By Andre van WykCape Town — The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is expected to provisionally withdraw corruption charges...

South Africa: Stokvels, Taxi Associations Must Get Access to Reserve Bank Through Share Scheme – ANC

There are no contradictions within the ANC when it comes to the nationalisation of the South African Reserve...

South Africa: SABC 8 Outraged Over Bosasa Funding Allegation

The so-called SABC 8 has outright rejected claims that it benefited from a R100 000 donation by state...

South Africa: Masutha Inspects Service Delivery in NW

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha will today begin a drive to evaluate the administration of justice...

South Africa: Reading of Sediba’s Bones Complicates the Evolutionary Picture Without Challenging It

Photo: Brett Eloff The cranium of Malapa hominid 1 (MH1) from South Africa, named "Karabo". The combined fossil...

South Africa: Political Party Funding Bill Signed Into Law

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the Political Funding Bill which promotes the transparency of funding of...

South Africa: Roux Pleased With Junior Boks’ Progress

Cape Town — Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was pleased with the Under-18 assessment camp hosted in Potchefstroom...

South Africa: A Fight for Life and Death – Ostrich Farmers Battle As Drought Cripples Karoo

Ostrich farmers in the Little Karoo have lost an estimated R1bn and have had to lay off 15%...

South Africa: Why Ramaphosa Can’t Stop the ANC’s Decline, Even With a Win At the Polls

analysis By Sean Gossel, University of Cape TownIn recent months there has been conjecture that if South Africa's...

South Africa: Mfuleni’s Marvellous Pets

By Masixole FeniWhile dogs are the most popular pet, some very curious creatures have formed lasting friendships with...

South Africa: Police Nab Man Stripping Vehicle in His Garage

Police arrested a 35-year-old man in Elsburg, Ekurhuleni after he was caught stripping a car that had allegedly...

South Africa: Man Hands Himself in After Fatal Shooting On Durban Street

A 32-year-old man is expected to appear in court in Chatsworth for murder after handing himself over to...

South Africa: ‘He Was an Enemy of Bonteheuwel’ – Ire As Cele Visits Alleged Gang Leader’s Family

Police minister Bheki Cele faced the ire of Cape Flats community members who demanded to know why he...

South Africa: Mantashe Warns of Fake Facebook Account Offering a ‘Business Proposal’ in His Name

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has taken to Twitter to warn about a social media account impersonating him...

South Africa: SA Rugby Pays Tribute to ‘Gentleman’ Pat Lambie

Cape Town — SA Rugby president Mark Alexander and director of rugby Rassie Erasmus have paid tribute to...

South Africa: 20 Injured in ‘Total Chaos’ Car Pile-Up On Durban M7

A collision involving two trucks, four taxis and 14 cars left about 20 people injured on the M7...

South Africa: Ex-Bok Captain Eager to Tackle Transcape

Cape Town — Former Springbok captain John Smit missed out on his chance to ride the TransCape MTB...

South Africa: R20m Statues of Madiba, Tambo – Ethekwini Metro to Consult Families Amid Furore

The eThekwini municipality will first speak to families and follow other vital points of protocol before making announcements...

South Africa: Suspect Arrested for Attempting to Stab Police Dog

press release On 17 January 2019 at 11:00, Margate police responded to a scene of a robbery which...

South Africa: Police Investigating Attempted Murder of Security Guard in Johannesburg CBD

press release Johannesburg Central police are investigating an attempted murder of a security guard who was shot and...

South Africa: Suspects Arrested for Possession of Prohibited Firearm and Ammunition and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition in Browns Farm and Tafelsig

press release Police visibility and vigilance by SAPS members continue to result in significant successes in the Browns...

South Africa: Murderer Gets 15 Years Behind Bars

press release Northern Cape, John Taolo Cluster Commander, Major General Johan Bean applauded the Investigating officer, Sergeant Moses...

South Africa: North West Legislature Checks On Schools

The North West Legislature will conduct oversight visits to various schools in the province today. The legislature's Portfolio...

South Africa: SAA Announces Further Malawi Flight Cancellations

South African Airways (SAA) has announced extended flight cancellations on its Johannesburg-Malawi route. "South African Airways (SAA) advises...

South Africa: Armscor CEO Granted Special Leave

Armscor CEO Kevin Wakeford's request for special leave has been granted by the State-owned entity. The development followed...

South Africa: Police Welcome Drug Dealer’s 10-Year Sentence

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has welcomed the 10-year sentence handed to 23-year-old Brazilian national, Jelani Hasan...

South Africa: Inquiry Into Durban Collapsed Structure Set for Wednesday

The formal Section 32 inquiry into the collapsed structure that was under construction at Imperial Logistics in Durban,...

Zimbabwe: Ramaphosa Calls for End to Zimbabwe Sanctions

By Andre van WykCape Town — President Ramaphosa, who is in Geneva, Switzerland for the release of a...

South Africa: President Ramaphosa to Visit Switzerland, India

Photo: allafrica.com Left: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Centre: European Union flags. Right: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. President...

South Africa: Books Paint Contrasting Pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

analysis By Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western CapeWritings on South African liberation struggle icon Winnie Mandela almost...

South Africa: Democratic Alliance Doubles Down on Anti-ANC Election Campaign

By Andre van WykCape Town — According to EWN, a billboard commissioned by the Democratic Alliance (DA) that...

South Africa Opens Inquiry Into Improper Use of Government Pension Funds

By Zeenat HansrodA commission of inquiry into South Africa's Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has just opened. The inquiry...

South Africa: Zuma Album – ‘There Is No Such Thing,’ Says Ethekwini Mayor

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede says protocols were not followed in the commissioning of a supposed recording of a...

Zimbabwe: SA Speaks On Crises in Mozambique, Zimbabwe

By Akani ChaukePretoria — SOUTH Africa is working with neighbouring Zimbabwe in finding short and long term solutions...

South Africa: President Ramaphosa in Geneva

Photo: allafrica.com Left: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Centre: European Union flags. Right: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. President...

South Africa: Lambie – I Have to Keep Pinching Myself to Know It’s Real

Cape Town — Because he started his professional career so young, it feels like Pat Lambie has been...

South Africa: Andrea Bocelli to Tour South Africa in 2019

Cape Town — One of the world's biggest classical stars Andrea Bocelli, will perform in South Africa on...