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South African special envoy embarks on peace mission on South Sudan

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as special envoy to South Sudan, on Wednesday started a peace mission designed to consolidate the peace...
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South African revenue collector putting in place governance systems

The South African revenue collector is putting in place governance systems, competent leadership and boosting staff morale to turn around its fortunes, said the...

South African power utility Eskom can’t be allowed to fail – Buthelezi

Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Appropriations (SCOA) in parliament Sfiso Buthelezi on Tuesday said indebted power utility Eskom should be provided with the...

South African government issues US$5 billion bonds in international markets

The South African government has managed to issue to two bonds worth 5 billion U.S. dollars in international markets, the National Treasury announced on...
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South African police arrest 17 people after Pretoria chaos

The South African police on Wednesday arrested 17 people for allegedly looting and burning some shops owned by foreigners in Pretoria. On...

March 18 major news items from South African media

The following are news highlights in South African major news outlets on Monday. -- Electricity utility Eskom announced on Sunday that South Africans will face...
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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...
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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...

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...

Eskom: Huge debts owed to firm worsens its financial woes

The 35 billion rand (2.5 billion U.S. dollars) owed to power utility Eskom by South African municipalities and communities has left the company struggling...
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4 south African referees get invited for Africa Gold Cup Trials

Four South African referees, Quinton Immelman, Cwengile Jadezweni, Rasta Rasivhenge and Egon Seconds, have been nominated to take charge of the forthcoming Africa Gold...

South African MPs want gun control to be prioritized

South African MPs on Wednesday called for gun control measures to be prioritized so as to stem the proliferation of illegal firearms that are...
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April 22 major news items from South African

The following are news items in South Africa's major news outlets on Sunday: -- Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has been accused of not acting on...
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S. Africa Oppose Australian Travel Advisory

The South African government on Wednesday voiced strong objection to a travel advisory issued by Australia to deter Australians to visit the African country. The...
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South Africa welcomes R&I rating

South African treasury on Monday welcomed R&I's ratings on the country's long term foreign currency debt at 'BBB' and local currency debt at 'BBB+'. This...

FDA Cautions Public Over Unwholesome South African Meat

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Ghana has cautioned the public against purchasing possibly Listeriosis infected ready-to-eat (RTE) processed meat products produced by...
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South African stocks end higher

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed marginally higher on Thursday as rand tests new resistance of 11.90 to the U.S. dollar after breaking below...

South African official says structural reforms needed to grow economy

The African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has called for structural changes to realize the much needed growth for South Africa. He made...
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South Africa’s 2018 hinges on who will lead ruling party

A developmental economist, Peter Draper, said 2017 was a difficult year for South Africa with low growth and 2018 will be determined by who...

Strike averted as South African coal miners, workers sign wage deals

An industrial action was averted after the South African Chamber of Mines and National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) signed a three-year wage settlement deal. The...

South African, Chinese banks launch project to spur tourism growth

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and South African Standard Bank on Wednesday launched "I Go South Africa" program in partnership with South...

Jacob Zuma Acts As SADEC’s Big Brother

Our African regional bodies have clearly been hijacked by the powerful countries within them. This challenging development magnifies itself anytime the regional bodies are...

Women Urged Not To Make Themselves Vulnerable

Ms Charlotte Baidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Women’s World Banking Ghana, has called on African women to empower themselves. “Women should use opportunities available to...

South Africa’s ruling ANC to hold consultative conference

The African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts and veterans on Thursday said the national consultative conference to be held next week would assist the party...

Mastercard Foundation To Deepen Financial Inclusion

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) to take place in Accra, on November 7 to...
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New British Attack on the New Paradigm in South Africa

British Lord Peter Hain is leading a new attack on the South African flank of the New Paradigm of the BRICS and BRI. His...

Africa’s Digital Transformation Opportunity Is Here

Can South African telcos capitalise on it? South African telcos must start focusing on four key ingredients if they are to successfully own their part...

BRICS countries benefit Africa in bilateral trade

BRICS countries have and continue to assist African countries collectively with investment, South African experts said Monday. At a seminar organized by...

SA enacts new regulations for NLC

The Rand value of the requests exceeds R70 billion from a budget of R1.6 billion, showing that the need of the NGO sector far...

S.A: Presidency Refutes Plans to refurbish private home of Zuma

South African Presidency on Sunday denied reports that the Department of Public Works plans to renovate President Jacob Zuma's private home. This was in response...