South Africa

Education Minister cautions against repeat of fees must fall protests in South Africa

by editor / Jan 13, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's education minister has warned that should the 'fees must fall protest' continue unabated, there will be long term devastating effects.

ANC celebrates 105 years

by editor / Jan 09, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress, celebrated its 105th anniversary on Sunday.The celebrations were held at the iconic Johannesburg suburb of Soweto.

South Africa launches massive HIV vaccine trial

by editor / Dec 01, 2016 / 0 comments

Worlds Aids Day coincides with the launch of a massive trial in South Africa of a new vaccine.

Local farmers breathe a sigh of relief as SA government lifts compulsory vaccination on cattle

by editor / Nov 30, 2016 / 0 comments

The lifting of compulsory vaccination against Bovine Tuberculosis on cattle destined for South Africa is a relieve to local farmers.

Bovine Tuberculosis testing for cattle destined to be exported suspended

by editor / Nov 28, 2016 / 0 comments

The Ministry of Agriculture has announced the suspension of Bovine Tuberculosis testing for cattle destined to be exported to the South African market.

South African authorities identify sleeper cells set up by foreign militant groups

by editor / Nov 13, 2016 / 0 comments
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South African Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba says the country's authorities have identified, and are monitoring sleeper cells set up by foreign militant groups.

South African NPA withdraws charges against Finance Minister

by editor / Oct 31, 2016 / 0 comments

The South African National Prosecuting Authority has withdrawn fraud charges against the country's Minister of Finance.

South African business people to receive multiple entry visas in Namibia

by editor / Oct 07, 2016 / 0 comments

South African business people will receive multiple entry visas upon arrival in Namibia with minimal hassle.

Trade deficit between Namibia and South Africa a concern for President Geingob

by editor / Oct 06, 2016 / 0 comments

Even though South Africa remains Namibia's largest trading partner, trade deficit between the two countries disproportionately tilts in favour of South Africa.

Namibian students in SA worried about protests

by editor / Sep 26, 2016 / 0 comments
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Namibian students in South Africa are worried that they might not finish their studies due to the current Fees-Must-Fall protests at some universities in that country. The protests came about after the Higher Education Ministry in South Africa announced earlier this month that university fees will increase by 8% for the 2017 academic year.