Home Tags S. Africa

Tag: S. Africa

Moussa Faki Mahamat

AU Commission chief congratulates S. Africa on successful election

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has welcomed the successful conduct of the National and Provincial Elections in South...
Swine Fever

Swine fever continues to spread in S. Africa

The number of provinces which suffer from African Swine Fever outbreak has risen to four, said South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...
Driving

Driving not a scarce skill in S. Africa: government tells truck firms

South African employers must desist from employing foreign nationals in exchange of employing South Africans, the government said Monday in a statement. ...
travel afcon

Africa travel show ends on high note in S. Africa

The curtain came down on Africa's biggest tourism extravaganza, Africa Travel Indaba, on Saturday, with many attendees hailing it as being fruitful to advancing...
South Africa

Minister Says South Africa is Putting In-Place Mechanisms for Better Conditions

South Africa has improved and made it easy for tourists to visit the country and is continuing to make the environment conducive for people...
South Africa

South Africa upset with CAS concerning Semenya’s case

Sports and Recreation South Africa said Wednesday that it's disappointed with the fact that Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal case against IAAF,...
Eskom

S. Africa’s Power Utility Falls on Electric Vehicles

South Africa's power utility Eskom on Monday said it is working with major players in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the country to...
poultry-meat

South African’s Poultry Industry collapsing from Chicken imports

More than 160 small chicken farmers have gone out of business in the past four months in South Africa, with profits of big companies...
oil

S. Africa: Energy Minister Stands Strongly Behind Oil Deal with Sudan

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe on Thursday rebuffed criticism against an oil deal with South Sudan, saying South Africa must do what was right to...
land

Next South African Parliament will push through controversial land reforms

The National Assembly of South Africa has agreed that amending the Constitution to make land expropriation without compensation as a legitimate option for land...
accidents

South Africa Vehicle Accident Claimed 13 Lives Among Which are Children

At least 13 people were killed and nine other sustained serious injuries when two vehicles collided on N2 national route, said South African medical...
arrested handcuffed

Three people nabbed for wildlife crimes in South Africa

South African elite police Hawks said on Monday that they arrested three people in Johannesburg for dealing in rhino horns as well as contravention...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Student stabbed near school in South Africa

A 16-year-old student was stabbed to death on Wednesday morning outside his school in the south of Johannesburg. The grade 11 Mondeor High School learner...
Huawei Mate 8 smartphone.

Huawei ICT Competition South Africa Winners Awarded

Winners of Huawei ICT Competition Southern Africa 2018-19 were awarded trophies in Johannesburg on Sunday. They will soon set off to China for the...
multiple fatality accident

Minister calls for police deployment as mining strike violence spikes in South Africa

South African Minerals Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has called for the deployment of police in Carletonville, Gauteng where mining strike violence spiked in the...
healthcare

South Africa’s unauthorized circular on health care withdrawn

South Africa's Health Department has withdrawn a circular which stated that non-South Africans should not be provided with health care services without paying for...
The MeerLITCH optical telescope device forms part of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project (AFP)

South Africa Inches Closer to Co-Building Most Powerful Radio Telescope

South Africa has successfully completed all essential infrastructure designs required for the first phase of a project to build the world's most powerful radio...
mines

Search for people trapped in disused mine to continue in South Africa

Rescue operations will continue in Gloria mine when gases level comes down, South African Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Friday. Twenty-two people entered...
Akufo-Addo leaves

Ghanaian president leaves for working visit to S. Africa, U.S., Ethiopia

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo left here Sunday for an eight-day working visit to South Africa, the United States and Ethiopia, according to the presidency....
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

More than 1,300 convicted for crimes against women, children in South Africa in 6...

A total of 1,357 criminals were sentenced to life sentences or many years of imprisonment in South Africa between July 1 and Dec. 31...
ANC SA

S. Africa Tripartite Partners promise to stand by ruling party

South Africa's tripartite alliance partners on Saturday pledged unwavering support for the country's ruling party, African National Congress (ANC), in the coming elections. The alliance...
India-Train

620 injured and 3 dead in South Africa train Crash

At least three people were killed and 620 others injured after two passenger trains collided during the morning commute in South Africa on Tuesday,...
In file CoM

Mozambique’s former finance minister detained in South Africa

Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang was detained at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on Saturday while heading for Dubai, local newspaper...
South Africa

Unlawful removal of blacks from Clifton beach sparks tension in SA

South African Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula on Saturday joined the chorus of condemnation against the removal of blacks from a public beach in Cape...
South Africa

Africa now a strategic foreign policy priority for South Africa

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and Africa as a whole will remain a strategic foreign policy priority for South Africa in 2019,...

South Africa Charges G20 Summit Push for Global Governance Reforms

South Africa views the upcoming G20 Summit as an opportunity to advance global governance reforms and reorient the international developmental agenda, the Presidency said...
power

South Africa faces high risk of power cuts at weekend

South African power utility Eskom on Friday asked the general public to continue using electricity sparingly, cautioning about a possible risk of load shedding....
video

South Africa: Africa’s Highly Advanced Telescope Launched

Africa's most advanced telescope Meerkat was launched in Carnavon, Northern Cape Province on Friday, allowing scientists to better explore the universe. "Today is a special...
Nurses take care of a newborn baby at the Tangdu Hospital in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 24, 2016. The baby, born on Wednesday in Xi'an through frozen embryo transfer (FET), was fertilized over 12 years ago and became China's longgest preserved tube baby through FET technology. (Xinhua/Liu Tingting)

Shortage of nurses exacerbates health problems in S. Africa

The severe shortage of nurses in South Africa is a "ticking time bomb" that requires urgent attention, said Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa...
illegal mining

South Africa to strengthen measures against illegal mining

South Africa is to strengthen measures to deal with illegal mining, Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday. Illegal mining poses many dangers...