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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: 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: ‘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...

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...

South Africa: Update on the Bus Explosion in Egypt involving South Africans

Photo: Al Jazeera English/YouTube Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb hit a tourist bus near Egypt's world-famous Giza...

South Africa: Schwarzenegger Dismisses Attacker As a Guy Who Wants to Be Famous

By Nahashon MusunguAmerican politician and former movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has downplayed an incident in which he was...

South Africa: Two Nabbed for Possession of Uncut Diamonds Worth R1.5 Million

By Kamva SomdyalaTwo suspects with uncut diamonds valued at R1.5m have been arrested by Western Cape police during...

South Africa: 8-Month-Old Baby Caught in Shooting Crossfire in Mitchells Plain

By Kamva SomdyalaAn eight-month old baby was caught in the crossfire of a shootout in Mitchells Plain, Western...

South Africa: State Security Minister Fires Gibson Njenje As Special Adviser

By Sarah Evans and Kyle CowanFormer spy boss Gibson Njenje has been fired from his position as special...

South Africa: Family’s Anxious Wait As Plea Deal Still On the Table for Daughter’s Murder Accused

By Jenni EvansThere was yet another postponement for the man accused of the murder of 6-year-old Stacey Adams...

South Africa: Cape Town Wine Farm Granted Interdict After Blf Land Occupation Fears

By Kamva SomdyalaD'Aria vineyards in Durbanville, Cape Town has secured an interdict in the Western Cape High Court...

South Africa: Man Gets 18 Years for Paternity Jealousy Murder

By Jenni EvansA 28-year-old man from Steenberg in Cape Town has been sentenced to 18 years behind bars...

South Africa: Mamelodi Taxi Boss to Challenge Section of Act Dealing With Bail Cancellation

By Alex MitchleyMamelodi taxi boss Vusi "Khekhe" Mathibela is expected to approach the Constitutional Court to challenge a...

South Africa: Sihle Zikalala Denies Claims That He Knew Zandile Gumede Would Be Arrested

By Kamva SomdyalaKwaZulu-Natal's preferred premier candidate, Sihle Zikalala, has disputed claims that he knew about the arrest of...

Africa: GSB Win a First for Business Schools in Africa

A customised executive education programme co-designed by the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB)...

South Africa: Minister Derek Hanekom Meets With Airbnb Representatives

press release Tourism Minister and Airbnb meet on proposed regulation for short-term home rentals Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom...

South Africa Has a New Presidential Advisory Unit. Will It Improve Policy?

analysis South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is establishing a unit in the presidency which he hopes will improve...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Appoints Head of New NPA Investigating Unit

By Mandy Wiener and Pieter Du ToitPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Advocate Hermione Cronje as head of the...

South Africa: White House to Attend Ramaphosa’s Inauguration, but No Trump

By Jan GerberThe White House announced that it would send a delegation to the inauguration of President Cyril...

South Africa: Suspected Battery Gang in Jo’burg Has Its Power Cut By Police

Five alleged members of a "battery gang" have been arrested for stealing tower back-up batteries in Johannesburg. According...

South Africa: Titans Name Contracted Players for Next Season

Cape Town — The Titans have announced their new contracted squad for the 2019/20 season, with four new...

South Africa: Csa Names Extended Conditioning Squad for 2019/20 Proteas Season

By Sport24Cape Town — Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named a squad of 28 players, outside of the...

South Africa: Maersk to Offer Digital Trade Finance Services in South Africa

In a bid to support the further growth of SMEs in South Africa, Maersk has announced plans to...