Home Tags Cape Town

Tag: Cape Town

Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president pushes for “capable state”

0
President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Monday to build "a capable state," saying improved governance will better the lives of South Africans, especially the poor. ...
Consumer Confidence

South African Parliament calls for urgent government intervention to stop massive retrenchments by retailer...

0
South Africa's Parliament on Wednesday urged the government to urgently intervene in efforts to stop retailer giant Massmart from laying off hundreds of employees. "It...
UNICEF

South Africa becomes major destination for migrant children

0
South Africa has become a major destination for migrant children on the move from countries throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, the United Nations Children's...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South African Parliament vows to thwart attempt to disrupt president’s SONA

0
South Africa's Parliament on Monday vowed to thwart any attempt to disrupt President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) in mid-February. ...
South Sudan

South African special envoy continues mediation in South Sudan

0
Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as South Africa's special envoy to South Sudan, has arrived in Juba to continue his mediation, the...
U.S.-Iran tension

South Africa calls for peaceful resolution to U.S.-Iran tension

0
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for a peaceful resolution to the rising tension between the United States and Iran, his office said...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president urged to respond to worsening drought

0
President Cyril Ramaphosa must take drastic steps to cope with a worsening drought that has gripped large parts of the country, the opposition Democratic...
Christmas and the New Year

South Africa’s Cape Town celebrates New Year’s Eve with street performances, fireworks

0
Capetonians and tourists welcomed the New Year in festive style on New Years Eve at the Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront, a world-famous tourist...
circumcision

At least 23 people killed by botched circumcision in South Africa

0
At least 23 teenagers have died as a result of botched circumcision in South Africa since the summer initiation season began, authorities said on...
Prisoner

South African opposition warns against presidential mass pardon of prisoners

0
South Africa's opposition warned on Tuesday that President Cyril Ramaphosa's pardoning of over 14,000 prisoners was "a slap in the face to victims of...
Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa still far away from true reconciliation

0
South Africa still has much further to go before achieving true reconciliation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday as the country marked Reconciliation Day. ...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

South African parliament speaker urges SADC members to unite in pushing universal healthcare

0
South African Parliament Speaker Thandi Modise on Friday urged member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to unite and push through the...
Blackouts

South African government ensures energy supply despite worsening electricity crisis

0
The South African government on Wednesday ensured energy supply as rolling power blackouts continued unabated in the country. The government commits to...
Electricity

South African president urged to cancel Egypt visit to handle worsening electricity crisis

0
The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to cancel his planned visit to Egypt to fix the worsening electricity crisis. ...
Electricity

South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis

0
The South African government must take immediate steps to address the worsening power crisis, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has said. The...
Blackouts

New round of rolling power blackouts implemented in South Africa

0
A new round of rolling power blackouts hit South Africa as the national grid was on the verge of collapse. The power...
HIV -AIDS

Some 320 children, adolescents die daily from AIDS-related causes

0
Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a UN report. ...
SPLA soldiers redeploy south from the Abyei area in line with the road map to resolve the Abyei crisis.

South African deputy president starts peace mission to South Sudan

0
Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as special envoy to South Sudan, has embarked on a peace mission to the war-torn country, the...
HIV test

MSF warns of continued threat from HIV/AIDS

0
Delays in responding quickly to treatment failures and interruptions jeopardize recent progress in reducing AIDS deaths, Doctors with Borders (MSF) said in a report...
Smart-Tablet Healthcare

South Africans show “enormous interest” in universal healthcare bill

0
South Africans have shown "enormous interes" in the much-criticized National Health Insurance (NHI) bill, Parliament said on Friday. The country needs a...
Electricity

South African debt-laden power utility remains reliant on government support

0
South African power utility Eskom said on Thursday it remains reliant on government support to keep lights on. "We remain reliant on...

South African tourism minister congratulates Cape Town for being included in world’s best cities

0
Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Wednesday congratulated Cape Town for being included in world's best cities for seven years in a row. ...
Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president urges swift police action amid growing gender-based violence

0
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged police to intensify the manhunt for the killer of a female student as the country is haunted by...

South African parliament supports probe into sexual abuse in army

0
South Africa's Parliament on Tuesday voiced support for investigations into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). ...
Succession Laws

South African parliament pledges to strengthen legislation against gender-based violence

0
South Africa's parliament on Monday joined a nationwide campaign against gender-based violence, pledging to strengthen legislation to end the scourge. "We assure...
Standard and Poor(S&P)

South Africa’s outlook from stable to negative – S&P

0
S&P Global Ratings decided on Friday to revise South Africa's outlook from stable to negative, but refrained from downgrading the country further into junk. ...
South African airways

South African Airways reaches agreement with unions to end strike

0
South African Airways (SAA) announced on Friday that it has reached an agreement with trade unions to end a seven-day strike. The...
South African airways

Strike-hit South African national carrier assures passengers of safety standards

0
South African Airways (SAA) assured on Tuesday that its operations are safe and fully compliant with international safety standards despite a disruptive strike. ...
UNHCR logo

South African parliament condemns refugee violence in Cape Town, Pretoria

0
South Africa's Parliament on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the acts of violence by refugees in Cape Town and Pretoria. "The...
land

South African opposition reaffirms opposition to amending Constitution for land reform

0
South Africa's opposition on Friday reaffirmed its opposition to amending the Constitution to pave way for land expropriation without compensation. "The Constitution...