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South Africa wont declare drought a ‘National Disaster’

South Africa won’t declare national disaster over drought BY MAHA EL DAHAN A maize plant is seen among other dried maize at a field in [...]

Mbada Diamonds Chief splashes R185m on SA property

  #Archives Mugabe’s man shells out R185m for prime SA property By OWEN GAGARE & LIONEL FAULL  The head of Zim’s Mara [...]

Pistorius guilty of murder-Appeal Court

By: Shain Germaner Bloemfontein – Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder, though it may be some time before he finds out exac [...]

Drought ravages South Africa

By Staff Reporter The carcass of a dead cow lies in the Black Umfolozi River, dry from the effects ot the latest severe drought, in Nongoma [...]

South Africa ranks bottom in Maths

Is SA bottom of the class in maths and science? WEF ranking is meaningless A report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has ranked t [...]

70% of murders in South Africa go unsolved

By Mara Ispas Innocent lives being wasted According to the ISS, most murders occur between people who know each other and get into a dispute [...]

South Africa to implement biometric regulation for visa application

By Staff Reporter South Africa is all set to implement the biometric regulation by the end of this year Malusi Gigaba, minister of home affa [...]

South African army in Darfur held hostage? #ArrestBashir

By Staff Reporter The Sudanese government of president Omar al-Bashir literally held a gun to South Africa’s head to secure his safe retur [...]

The brutal murder of Emmanuel Sithole

  By Staff Reporter Mozambique national Emmanuel Sithole collapses on the pavement after he was attacked by men in Alexandra township i [...]

Xenophobia in South Africa

By Staff Reporter   ‘They beat my husband with sticks and took everything’ For many Africans, South Africa represents a lan [...]

Death of South Africa’s first black police commissioner

- Staff Reporter The first black police commissioner died after being convicted of fraud. he was [...]

Afrikaner singer chains herself to vandalised South African statue #RhodesMustFall

By Staff Reporter As black South Africans rally against symbols of white domination, questions are raised about Afrikaner identity in post-a [...]

75% of South African Cops Are Obese

By Staff Reporter The majority of South Africa’s police officers are obese, suffer from hypertension, diabetes or cholesterol, and live in [...]

ANC repatriates remains of veterans from Russia

By Staff Reporter ANC leader John Beaver Marks (C) in Johannesburg, South Africa, seen in this June 1952 photograph. The remains of two prom [...]

Power crisis knocks South Africa economy

By Staff Reporter ©Bloomberg Nhlanhla Nene, finance minister A deepening power crisis that has triggered almost daily outages across South [...]

Malema vows to force Zuma to resign

By Staff Reporter EFF MP Reneiloe Mashabela will have to undergo surgery after her jaw was fractured in Parliament, allegedly when she was a [...]

Malema twists Zuma’s wrist on Land Question

By Staff Reporter Mr Zuma’s government is under pressure to put more land in the hands of South Africa’s black majority Foreigne [...]

Has Julius Malema’s EFF become one-issue party in South Africa?

By Staff Reporter Punches were thrown as the MPs were forcibly ejected – the BBC’s An [...]

South African police arrest 121 over looting of foreign-owned shops

By Staff Reporter At least 80 Soweto shops looted – most of them Somali-owned – following shooting of teenager, officers say Aerial view [...]

Nelson Mandela aide race row shows social media perils

By Staff Reporter By Milton NkosiBBC News, Johannesburg Zelda le Grange was Nelson Mandela’s private secretary and handled his diary e [...]

Zimbabwe permit process closes: SA Home Affairs

By Staff Reporter A total of 245 000 Zimbabweans living in South Africa were eligible to apply for the new permit.(REUTERS) Wednesday aftern [...]

Zimbabwean migrants fear Johannesburg eviction

By Staff Reporter The central Methodist church has sheltered homeless Zimbabwean immigrants since 2008 The fate of hundreds of migrants who [...]

Declassified papers reveal Thatcher’s mixed response to South Africa’s bloody 1985

By Staff Reporter Government records made public by the 30 year rule reveal Margaret Thatcher’s diplomatic struggle with apartheid Sou [...]

Why churches dumped the ANC

By Staff Reporter Religious leaders want an end to favouritism as they adopt a more critical political stance. Relations between the ANC and [...]

IMF warns on South African economy

By Staff Reporter ©AFP South Africa urgently needs to tackle structural problems that are stymieing growth, the International Monetary Fund [...]

Dewani did not plan to kill his wife Anni

By Staff Reporter Shrien Dewani murder trial: How prosecution fell apart Dewani cleared of honeymoon murder From dream wedding to fatal hija [...]

South Africa’s Vice President Ramaphosa Sells Mine Assets

South Africa’s Vice President Ramaphosa Sells Mine Assets Photographer: Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images South Africa’s Deputy Presiden [...]

Just like so many others, 2002 Zimbabwean poll was also rigged- SA Report

By Staff Reporter   (Shutterstock) Johannesburg – A report by two South African High Court judges, which found the Zimbabwe elect [...]

S. Africa Riot Police in Parliament as Zuma Insults Fly

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg   South Africa’s parliament descende [...]

South Africa begins $2bn sell-off to raise funds for state utility

By Staff Reporter ©Bloomberg Negotiations: Nhlanhla Nene, South Africa’s finance minister South Africa is pushing ahead with a $2bn p [...]

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years over killing of Steenkamp

By Staff Reporter ©Reuters Oscar Pistorius is escorted to a police van after his sentencing Osca [...]
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