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Malawi Reintegrates 158 Returnees Repatriated From South Africa

Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare has disclosed that it has managed to successfully reintegrate 158...

South Africa: Tshwane’s Controversial Gladafrica Tender Faces Another Forensic Probe

Another independent forensic investigation into the GladAfrica tender controversy at the City of Tshwane is underway. This is...

South Africa: Seven Killed in Three Seperate Shootings On Another Bloody Morning in Cape Town

A bloody start to Tuesday saw seven people killed in three separate early morning shootings in Cape Town,...

South Africa: Families Evicted From Kraaifontein Land Move Onto State-Owned Farm in Stellenbosch

More than 250 people evicted from a Kraaifontein farm spent their first night in Stellenbosch, despite receiving a...

South Africa: ‘Ben, My Darling, I’ll Always Love You’ – Tributes Pour in After Sudden Death of Veteran Journalist Ben Said

Tributes poured in from colleagues, members of the public and various institutions following the death of eNCA director...

South Africa: Hate Speech Case – Cosatu Official’s Language Directly Targeted Jews, Concourt Hears

The Constitutional Court heard arguments on Tuesday that the language in various statements made by Bongani Masuku, in...

South Africa: Guard Shoots Body of ‘Lifeless’ Durban CIT Suspect After Fatal Shootout

A security guard who shot what appears to be the lifeless body of a suspected cash-in-transit robber will...

South Africa: Moyo Wants Court to Rule Old Mutual Board, Manuel in Breach of Constitution

Peter Moyo has lodged an urgent application for the board of Old Mutual board and its chairperson Trevor...

South Africa: Don’t Drown in Debt – Get Counselling, Urges NCR

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) on Tuesday urged consumers to consider debt counselling as a way of defeating...

South Africa: Regiments Capital Puts Up R500 Million in Capitec Shares in Lieu of ‘State Capture’ Claims

A fresh legal battle between the former partners of Regiments Capital have revealed details of a sneaky deal...

South Africa: Prasa Employee Describes Dysfunctional Organisation

"Angry customers ask why we want to verify their tickets when there is no service?" says ticket collector...

South Africa: Family Can’t Rule Out Foul Play in Bosasa Boss Gavin Watson’s Fatal Crash

Relatives of Bosasa chief executive Gavin Watson, who died in a horror crash on Monday, have confirmed they...

South Africa: SANDF Names Soldier Found in Burnt Out Car in Cape Town

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has named the soldier whose body was found in a burnt out...

South Africa: Suspended North West Health Boss Arrested for Fraud

Suspended North West health boss Thabo Lekalakala was arrested for fraud on Monday. Lekalakala appeared in the Mmabatho...

South Africa: Parliament to Come Up With Rules for Public Protector Removal

Parliament's Rules Committee will devise a process for the removal of the Public Protector. The Portfolio Committee on...

South Africa: Rassie Happy With Less Experienced Group for RWC 2019

Cape Town — When Rassie Erasmus named his squad for the 2019 World Cup in Japan on Monday,...

South Africa: eNCA Veteran Ben Said Drowns While On Holiday in Mozambique

Veteran journalist and recently appointed director of news at eNCA, Ben Said, 45, drowned while on holiday with...

South Africa: VBS Bank Heist Claims Two Directors’ Scalps in Small Win for Justice

Professional accounting and financial service bodies are beginning to take a hard line against members found guilty of...

South Africa: “We Turned an Unused Building Into a Place Many Now Call Home”

"In this place there is love and care," says Woodstock hospital occupier On Sunday, Reclaim the City held...

South Africa: White House Reporter Now Knows Who South Africa’s President Is

Cape Town — The United States reporter who called South African president Cyril Ramaphosa an "unidentified leader" has...

South Africa: Parliament to Consider Request to Remove Public Protector On Tuesday

Parliament's constitutional process to set up an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office will...

South Africa: High Visibility Operation Conducted in Steysnburg

Members of Burgersdorp and Steynsburg SAPS, formed part of a Sub Cluster Operation that was held at Steynsburg...

South Africa: ‘Very Plausible’ That Gavin Watson Was Trying to Flee Country When He Died – Angelo Agrizzi

Corruption-accused former COO of Bosasa Angelo Agrizzi has said that it is "very plausible" that his recently deceased...

South Africa: Man Accused of Raping 1-Year-Old Baby in Cape Town to Stay Behind Bars

A 57-year-old man has appeared in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate's Court in connection with the rape of a...

South Africa: Make Trains Safer for Women and Children, Demand Commuters

"When I entered the train, I saw a woman being raped in the corner" said a 15-year-old train...

South Africa: Gavin Watson Was Supposed to Testify At Tax Inquiry On Tuesday

The deceased former CEO of embattled Bosasa/African Global Operations, Gavin Watson, was due to testify at an inquiry...

South Africa: Deadly Attacks on Foreign Truck Drivers

The South African government should take urgent measures to protect foreign national truck drivers from violence, intimidation, and...

South Africa: Keeping Lion Cubs As ‘Macho Status Symbols’ Is Abuse, Says Concerned Big Cat Rescuer

Buying a lion cub as a pet is abusive, illegal, and extremely dangerous, said a Western Cape lion...

South Africa: Kwazulu-Natal Treasury Donates Computers to Windy Heights Primary School

A poor Durban school's ambition to offer computer lessons to its pupils received a much needed boost on...

Africa: UCT Student Wins Pan-African Writing Prize

Resoketswe Manenzhe, a PhD student in the Centre for Minerals Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering at...

Tanzania: Turbulence for Air Tanzania As South Africa Crisis Unfolds

Dar es Salaam — The national carrier, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), is facing yet another turbulent moment...

South Africa: Without Appropriation Art Is Sterile

A response to Jewish theatremakers speak out against cultural appropriation on stage. Jewish playwriters and actors have written...

South Africa: Company Chief Tied to State Capture, Corruption Dies in Car Crash

Cape Town — Gavin Watson, the chief executive officer of Bosasa, has allegedly died in a car accident...

South Africa: Geology’s Loss Is Farming’s Gain As Mahlalela Thrives

Middleburg — GROWING up in Middleburg's Mhluzi township, Khulile Mahlalela's dream was to become a geologist. However, when...

South Africa: Huawei, SA Launch Free 4IR, 5G Training Scheme

Johannesburg — SIX-THOUSAND postgraduate information and communications technology (ICT) students and practitioners in South Africa are to benefit...

South Africa: Mokoka Breaks SA Half-Marathon Record

Cape Town — Stephen Mokoka produced a historic performance on Sunday, charging through the 60-minute barrier at the...

South Africa: ‘We Are a Government in Waiting’ – New IFP President

Newly elected Inkatha Freedom Party leader Velenkosini Hlabisa has promised that the upcoming years under his leadership will...

South Africa: Sports Analyst David Kekana Dies

Cape Town — Popular SABC sports analyst and anchor David Kekana passed away at a Johannesburg hospital after...

South Africa: Man Dies Just Before Finish Line of Mandela Day Marathon

A man who participated in the Mandela Day Marathon in Howick on Sunday has died, organisers have said....

South Africa: Boy,14, Allegedly Stabs Mom’s Boyfriend to Death, Apparently After Walking in On the Man Assaulting Her

A 14-year-old boy was arrested on Friday after he allegedly stabbed to death his mother's boyfriend. The teen...