South Africa

The World marks International Water day

by editor / Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

-As the world marks International Water day, Residents of Cape Town in South Africa have very little reason if any at all to celebrate.
The city has been struggling to cope with the devastating drought.

South Africa's top court orders end to welfare grants fiasco

by editor / Mar 18, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's Constitutional Court ordered the government on Friday to pay social grants on 1 April via its current service provider, seeking to end a fiasco that had threatened the payment of benefits to about 17 million people.

ANC backs fund for black investors

by editor / Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

-South Africa's ruling party supports the financial services industry's plan to set up a fund to boost financing for black investors in a bid to increase their participation in the economy.

Johannesburg mayor meets Nigerian officials to ease tensions

by editor / Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

In South Africa, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has moved to assure the Nigerian consulate that the city welcomes all Africans.

South Africa reverses decision to withdraw from ICC

by editor / Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments
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Reuters

-The South African government has formally notified the United Nations of its decision to reverse an earlier request to pull out from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Hundreds arrested in connection with anti-migrants violence

by editor / Feb 25, 2017 / 0 comments
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CGTN

Hundreds of people are arrested in connection with anti-migrants violence in South Africa.

Zambia issues warning to citizens travelling to or residing in South Africa

by editor1 / Feb 24, 2017 / 0 comments
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NAMPA-AFP

-Zambian authorities have issued a warning to citizens intending to travel to or residing in South Africa, to exercise caution in the wake of xenophobic attacks.

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.

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