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Media Advisory - Joint UN and African Union (AU) high-level delegation visits... - World News Report

Media Advisory - Joint UN and African Union (AU) high-level delegation visits... - World News Report

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security,...

South Africa: Westbury Mother Killed in Gang Crossfire Buried

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Heather Peterson, 45, the mother who was shot dead in crossfire between gang members in Westbury on September...

#Indonesia: Gift of the Givers to reach quake-hit island on Sunday - Iol.co.za

#Indonesia: Gift of the Givers to reach quake-hit island on Sunday - Iol.co.za

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation supports the efforts of the Gift of the Givers in Indonesia,...

Africa: Phatisa Announces First Close of Phatisa Food Fund 2 At $ 121.5 Million

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

By Martin MwitaNairobi, Kenya — African fund management firm Phatisa has announced the first close of its successor...

South Africa: TUT to Open Doors 6 Weeks After Student Died During Protests

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

Academic activities at the Tshwane University of Technology's (TUT) Soshanguve north and south campuses will resume on Monday....

South Africa: Does Sunny South Africa Really Have an Ideal Climate for Tourism?

South Africa: Does Sunny South Africa Really Have an Ideal Climate for Tourism?

analysis By Gijsbert Hoogendoorn, University of Johannesburg and Jennifer Fitchett, University of the WitwatersrandSouth Africa's climate is perfect...

South Africa: Edna Molewa Remembered for Her Loyalty, Selflessness

South Africa: Edna Molewa Remembered for Her Loyalty, Selflessness

Photo: COP17/Facebook From left to right: Lulu Xingwana, Edna Molewa and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Hundreds of mourners honoured the...

South Africa: As Tensions Rise, Government Insists There's No Decision to Grant Australian Company the Right to Mine At Xolobeni

South Africa: As Tensions Rise, Government Insists There's No Decision to Grant Australian Company the Right to Mine At Xolobeni

Photo: Dick Forslund/GroundUp Xolobeni - The Amadiba Crisis Committee has been fighting to prevent a mining project from...

Africa: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Hosts 2nd Africa Congress On Conservation Agriculture in Johannesburg, 9 to 12 Oct

Africa: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Hosts 2nd Africa Congress On Conservation Agriculture in Johannesburg, 9 to 12 Oct

Photo: Mujahid Safodien/IRIN After several years using conservation agriculture, Happy Shongwa no longer needs fertilizer to get a...

South Africa: 'Before We Were Not White Enough, Now We Are Not Black Enough' - Ennerdale Residents

South Africa: 'Before We Were Not White Enough, Now We Are Not Black Enough' - Ennerdale Residents

Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee/GroundUp Concerned parents stand outside Mid-Ennerdale Primary School protecting it against vandals as protests continued in...

South Africa: Minerals Council SA Hopes Mandela Platinum Coin Will Rival Krugerrand

Kenya: Chief Justice Maraga Launches Bench Book for Criminal Cases

CEO of the Minerals Council South Africa, Roger Baxter, was upbeat following the first day of the Jobs...

Consumers should budget to survive the reality of the #FuelPriceHike - Iol.co.za

Shabaab claims deadly IED blast in Kenya - The Long War Journal

In the face of such price hikes, financial services provider Ithala SOC Limited urges consumers to better manage...

#JobsSummit: Ramaphosa estimates additional 275 000 from next year - Iol.co.za

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced a bold plan to stimulate employment that will see a partnership between corporations,...

Mandela's life a reminder about how much people power can achieve - The Age

Eritrean Fighter Pilot, Escapee, Calls for Justice for Jailed Compatriots - Voice of America

Even after he became President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela polished his own shoes and made his own...

Four arrested after hikers attacked on Table Mountain - Iol.co.za

Four arrested after hikers attacked on Table Mountain - Iol.co.za

South African National Parks has confirmed the arrests of four suspects who allegedly attacked a group of hikers...

NPA abandons appeal on Jiba charges - Mail & Guardian

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

The charges related to Jiba's decision to prosecute Johan Booysen, the former head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal,...

Why Cape Town's murder rate is rising - The Economist

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

"IT'S going to be crazy tonight," sighs Craven Engel, a pastor in Hanover Park, a township on the...

.com | Man who has alleged gang links arrested for Cape Town 'underworld' murder - News24

Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach - Mail & Guardian

Three men, including one who has alleged links to major gangs in Cape Town, have been arrested in...

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

South Africa: Breaking - Minister Edna Molewa Has Died - Reports

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has died, the SABC reported on Saturday. She was 61 years old....

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

South Africa: Ramaphosa Off to UN in New York in First Visit as SA President

President Cyril Ramaphosa will join a number of world leaders in New York in the US as he...

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

South Africa: Govt, Stakeholders to Meet Over Rising Levels of Violence in Schools

Government is calling on all stakeholders to come together and address the escalating levels of violence in schools....

South Africa: Ramaphosa Steps Up to Economic Realities With R50bn Package

South Africa: Ramaphosa Steps Up to Economic Realities With R50bn Package

analysis By Greg NicolsonPresident Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an economic stimulus package centred around re-prioritising R50-billion from the...

South Africa: Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

South Africa: Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

document President Cyril Ramaphosa, who inherited a contracting economy from his scandal-ridden predecessor, today announced an economic stimulus...

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

By Thomas MatikoA controversial South African pastor who is at the center of a recent incident in which...

Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers Say Officials Keep Their Passports Until They Buy Tickets to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Asylum Seekers Say Officials Keep Their Passports Until They Buy Tickets to Zimbabwe

By Ray MwareyaRejected asylum seekers have accused Home Affairs officials at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre at Marabastad,...

South Africa: Dagga Possession Ruling Set to Impact On the NPA's Conviction Performance Rate

South Africa: Dagga Possession Ruling Set to Impact On the NPA's Conviction Performance Rate

analysis By Jean RedpathThe Constitutional Court ruling on the private use of dagga is likely to impact on...

South Africa: Zuma's Lawyers Argue Their Client's Victimhood in Court Once Again, This Time Over His Own Legal Costs

South Africa: Zuma's Lawyers Argue Their Client's Victimhood in Court Once Again, This Time Over His Own Legal Costs

analysis By Rebecca DavisSouth Africa's greatest gift to lawyers, former president Jacob Zuma, is the applicant in yet...

South Africa: Joburg's Mashaba Delivers Title Deeds to Residents of Soweto

South Africa: Joburg's Mashaba Delivers Title Deeds to Residents of Soweto

analysis By Bheki C. SimelaneOctober 2006. Gauteng. South African estate agent Desmond Ngwenya (30) sells houses and properties...

South Africa: Time to Tackle Apartheid Corruption, Put an End to Democracy-Era Graft

South Africa: Time to Tackle Apartheid Corruption, Put an End to Democracy-Era Graft

analysis By Greg NicolsonA new report on Thursday said corruption can only be combated if we delve into...

South Africa: Grace Picks Schwartzel As World Cup of Golf Partner

South Africa: Grace Picks Schwartzel As World Cup of Golf Partner

Australian duo Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will face a field that includes the defending champions, major championship...

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

South Africa: As Internal Polls Confirm His Personal Popularity, Emboldened Ramaphosa Moves to Outflank Plotters' Cabal

analysis By Ferial HaffajeeDaily Maverick spoke to officials close to President Cyril Ramaphosa and found out why he...

South Africa: What Two Books Have to Say About the Political Lifespan of South Africa's ANC

South Africa: What Two Books Have to Say About the Political Lifespan of South Africa's ANC

book review By Keith Gottschalk, University of the Western CapeNo political party can govern forever. In democracies with...

South Africa: Marijuana Use in South Africa - What Next After Landmark Court Ruling?

South Africa: Marijuana Use in South Africa - What Next After Landmark Court Ruling?

analysis By Anine Kriegler, University of Cape TownSouth Africa's Constitutional Court has delivered a unanimous judgment that certain...

South Africa: The Gospel of Shame - How Christian Groups Thwart the Right to Abortion

South Africa: The Gospel of Shame - How Christian Groups Thwart the Right to Abortion

By Pontsho PilaneAre faith-based NGOs breaking the law when they refuse to give women information on where to...

South Africa: Taxi Drivers Block Ambulance in 'Volatile' Philippi

South Africa: Taxi Drivers Block Ambulance in 'Volatile' Philippi

ResqMedix ambulance has warned ambulance service providers to avoid the Philippi area in the Western Cape after its...

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

South Africa: Ex-SARS Exec to 'Rogue Unit' Journalist - 'My Life Is Destroyed'

A former South African Revenue Service (SARS) executive confronted journalist Stephan Hofstatter at the launch of his book,...

South Africa: Judgment Reserved in Political Parties' Case Against Zuma's Application to Appeal Costs Order for State Capture Report Review

South Africa: Judgment Reserved in Political Parties' Case Against Zuma's Application to Appeal Costs Order for State Capture Report Review

Former president Jacob Zuma's legal team has argued that he was not reckless in instituting a review of...

South Africa: Constitutional Review Committee to Ask for Extension for Its Work On Section 25

South Africa: Constitutional Review Committee to Ask for Extension for Its Work On Section 25

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee, which was due to report back to Parliament on September 28 on its...

South Africa: Newborn Baby Found Alive At PE Dump Site

South Africa: Newborn Baby Found Alive At PE Dump Site

A newborn baby boy was found alive at a dump site in Wells Estate, Port Elizabeth on Thursday....

South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Loses Ccma Case Against the SABC

South Africa: Hlaudi Motsoeneng Loses Ccma Case Against the SABC

Former SABC chief operating officer (COO) Hlaudi Motsoeneng has lost his bid to get his job back at...