South Africa

South Africa: Body of Man Found in Duzi River

Pietermaritzburg — The body of a man was found this morning in the Duzi River near Commercial Road...

South Africa: Car Crashes Into River Leaving One Dead, Five Injured

Pietermaritzburg — One woman was killed and five others injured this morning when a light motor vehicle crashed...

South Africa: Laurian Johannes Breaks New Ground With SA Rugby Coaching Role

Cape Town — Laurian Johannes , a former Springbok Women's player, has broken new ground with her appointment...

South Africa: Calls for Unity As Dugmore Prepares to Lead ANC Western Cape MPLs After Troubled Week

By Kamva SomdyalaThe ANC in the Western Cape, through its newly appointed leader in the provincial legislature, has...

South Africa: Suspects Arrested for Possession of Drugs and Unlicensed Firearm

press release A 28-year-old man was arrested by Mqanduli members who were conducting stop and search around town...

South Africa: Possibly Wounded CIT Robber Sought

press release An urgent call is being made to anyone who has information on the whereabouts of a...

South Africa: ‘Justice Has Been Done’ – Gill Packham’s Sisters

By Jenna EtheridgeThe sisters of slain school teacher Gill Packham are relieved that justice was meted out to...

South Africa: ‘Everybody Is Happy’ – Magashule Says ANC Still Wants Unity, Renewal

By Jan Gerber"We're going back to unity and renewal," ANC secretary general Ace Magashule said on Monday on...

South Africa: Here Are the ‘Spy Tapes’ Quotes Heard in Zuma Case Today

By Kyle CowanDuring then-president Jacob Zuma and French arms dealer Thale's application for a permanent stay of prosecution...

South Africa: Step Inside Joburg’s First Plastic-Free Packaging Store

By Sharlene RoodThe Refillery, Johannesburg's very first plastic-free grocery store, is helping South Africans fill their pantries, while...

South Africa: Mama Nomvula Will Still Be Close to the Action As Chair of Chairs

By Jan GerberWhile the ANC's announcement that Nomvula Mokonyane will take the position of chair of chairs in...

South Africa: Caster Semenya to Race Over 3000m Distance in California Event

South Africa's two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic...

South Africa: Minister Shabangu Appoints New SASSA CEO

press release The Minister of Social Development, Honourable Susan Shabangu has appointed Busisiwe Memela-Khambula as the South African...

South Africa: Five Quotes That Sealed Rob Packham’s Fate

Photo: Pink Ladies Gill Packham's missing notice on the Pink Ladies' Facebook page. By Jenna EtheridgeConstantia businessman Rob...

South Africa: Eight Killed in Free State Intercape Bus Accident

By Canny MaphangaEight people died when an Intercape bus overturned on Alma Road in Welkom early on Monday...

South Africa: ANC Agrees On Thandi Modise for Speaker, Mokgoro to Be North West Premier Candidate

By Tshidi Madia and Jan GerberThandi Modise - the former National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson - will...

South Africa: Major Interest in Zuma’s ‘Stalingrad’ Case

Photo: GCIS Former president Jacob Zuma (file photo). After a lengthy legal battle which dramatically shaped post-apartheid SA's...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule Calls On Young People to Prioritise Education

press release The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Reginah Mhaule has encouraged young people to...

South Africa: Vrede Dairy Farm – DA Feels ‘Vindicated’ By Court Ruling On Public Protector

Photo: allafrica.com Top: Pretoria High Court. Bottom-left: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Bottom-right: Cows. By Ntwaagae SelekaThe Democratic Alliance...

South Africa: Supporters of Ex-President Zuma Slam Prosecuting Authority

By Peter DubeFormer South Africa President Jacob Zuma's backers on Monday slammed the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), saying...

South Africa: Zuma Should Have Been Charged in 2005 With Shaik – Defence

Photo: GCIS Former president Jacob Zuma (file photo). By Kyle CowanThe KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg heard on...

South Africa: Van Rooyen SA’s Best At PGA Championship

Cape Town — Erik van Rooyen was the best performing South African golfer at the 101st PGA Championship...

South Africa: Janie Bay Just Released the Earworm That You’re Going to Be Humming for Days

Cape Town — Local singer Janie Bay's new single titled Amper Daar is a song about "what things...

South Africa: Duduzane Zuma, Mngxitama, Niehaus At Court for Zuma

By Kaveel SinghSupport for former president Jacob Zuma appeared to be dwindling as his corruption court proceedings commenced...

South Africa: Chief Justice’s Office Spent R114 Million On Travel. We Asked Why

interview By Groundup StaffThe Office of the Chief Justice (OCJ) spent a large amount of money on travel...

Africa: The Apartheid Story and the Coming Demise of Television

opinion By Alice Wairimu NderituOn many Sunday afternoons, religious open-air services are held in rural marketplaces. The crowd...

South Africa: Members of Parliament Arrive At Parliament Ahead of Their Swearing in As Legislators

press release Incoming Members of the National Assembly and Delegates of the National Council of Provinces are expected...

South Africa: Minister Nomvula Mokonyane Publishes Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Public Comment

press release Minister of Environmental Affairs publishes draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for public comment The Minister...

South Africa: Vrede Dairy Farm Project – Gauteng High Court Rules Public Protector’s Report Is Unconstitutional

Photo: allafrica.com Top: Pretoria High Court. Bottom-left: Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Bottom-right: Cows. By Ntwaagae Seleka and Jeanette...

South Africa: Boy, 8, Dies a Week After Being Pushed Down Stairs and Beaten At Koster School

By Riaan GroblerAn 8-year-old boy died in hospital one week after a 17-year-old pushed him down a flight...

South Africa: Water and Sanitation Sends South African Youth Water Prize Competition Winners to Sweden

press release Two KwaZulu-Natal learners to fly South African flag in Sweden The learners from the Star College...

South Africa: Two-Vehicle Collision Leaves Two Dead

Dalton — Two people were killed in the early hours this morning following a two-vehicle collision on the...

South Africa: Limpopo Legislature Swears in New Members, 22 May

press release Limpopo Legislature to swear in new members The Limpopo Judge President E.M Makgoba will preside over...

South Africa: With Engagement and Education, Reusing Wastewater Can Become the Norm

analysis When it comes to developing technological solutions to the world's problems, social processes matter as much as...

South Africa: ‘Everything That I Worked Hard for Is Burnt to Ashes’

By Ella NdongeniOver 200 people have been left homeless by a fire in S-section informal settlement in Masiphumelele....

South Africa: Shacks Gutted in Early Morning Cape Town Fire

Several shacks were destroyed when a blaze gutted through part of Masiphumelele informal settlement in Cape Town in...

South Africa: ‘Thales Believes It Cannot Obtain a Fair Trial’ As It Bids to Have Charges Quashed

Photo: GCIS Former president Jacob Zuma (file photo). By Poloko TauThe application for a permanent stay of prosecution...

South Africa: Is Carbon Capture and Storage Still a Feasible Option for South Africa?

analysis By Nomhle NgwenyaCarbon capture and storage is punted as one of the most effective ways of reducing...

Africa: South Africa – Bookbeak Believes Everyone Is a Storyteller and Has Created a Model It Believes Will Be Locally Scalable – SA First, Rest of the Continent By End 2019

South African reading platform BookBeak has created an African reading platform with a news angle. It's both about...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma’s Last Gasp? What You Need to Know About the Former President’s Latest Legal Tussle

By Kyle CowanFormer President Jacob Zuma will this week take the plunge in what will likely be his...