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South Africa, Mines Fight Over Proposed Community Revenue Share

Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
South Africa's biggest mining companies are opposed to a government proposal that 1 percent of their annual revenue be spent on developing communities associated with their operations and have...

Gordhan's Duel With Police Stirs Case for South Africa Rate Rise

Bloomberg - 2 hours ago
The Sunday Times newspaper reported in May the finance minister may face dismissal and arrest on espionage charges for setting up a unit in the South African Revenue Service to spy on politicians...

South Africa: Gupta Family Hits Back At DA's Maynier

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
The family, in a statement, was responding to utterances made by Maynier following the controversial family's announcement that it had decided to sell all their shares in South Africa. News24...

Black Caps battling against South Africa

New Zealand Herald - 3 hours ago
New Zealand are up against it with three days remaining in their second test against South Africa at Centurion. The hosts declared at 481 for eight, then had New Zealand reeling at 38 for three at...

South African Finance Minister to Be Charged with Graft

Fortune - 4 hours ago
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could be charged with graft as soon as this week, the City Press newspaper reported on Sunday, citing senior sources in the police, the National...

Gupta family to sell South African assets

Chandigarh Tribune - 4 hours ago
Implicated in a corruption scandal, the wealthy Indian Gupta family on Saturday announced its intention to sell all of its shareholding in South Africa by the end of the year. “We are already in...

South Africa's Finance Minister, Gordhan may be charged for graft

africanews - 4 hours ago
South Africa's Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan may be charged this week for graft, South African media report citing senior sources in the police, the National Prosecuting Authority and the tax...

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Op-Ed: SADC summit an opportunity to set DRC on path to a peaceful transition of power

Daily Maverick - 3 hours ago
Photo: Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila (L) is welcomed by his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma during the two-day meeting of leaders from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Pretoria November 4, 2013.and...

New tug fleet will enable South African ports to handle larger vessels

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - 3 hours ago
The contract, which was awarded to local shipbuilding company Southern African Shipyards, will result in nine new 31-m-long tugboats being manufactured and delivered to theports of Durban, Port Elizabeth, Richards Bay and Saldanha. TNPA currently has ...and...

South32 Not Planning to Restart Idled Aluminium Capacity Before 2018

Aluminium Insider - 7 hours ago
Australian metals miner South32 indicated on Thursday that it does not expect to reopen idled capacity at its aluminium and manganese operations in southern Africa in the course of the next two years. The firm idled the capacity in question due to...

In Southern Africa, leaders get bracing glimpse of a political precipice

Yahoo News - 12 hours ago
When Jacob Zuma, the man who would soon become South Africa's president, told voters in 2008 that his party was essentially undefeatable, he spoke with earned bravado. His African National Congress (ANC) had already ruled South Africa for more than a ...and...

Malawi: Kasaila Says Malawi Happy With Direction of SADC

AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
Malawi is happy with the evolvement of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and the benefits Malawi derives from being a member. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Francis Kasaila said this Friday morning on the ...and...

Of the dead, nothing good must be said

TODAY.ng - 18 hours ago
There is a tribe in Southern Africa somewhere, Trouble can be quoted on this in spite of the fact that he has never been to their kingdom, never met their King and never heard their language spoken. In fact, based on rumour, hearsay and made-up stories ...and...

Political harmony increase regional integration

PM - 2 days ago
Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini has told Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) council of ministers that political harmony has made a compelling justification in the drive for increased regional integration. The premier was speaking at Lozitha's ...and...

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Urgent Motion on Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean - 12 hours ago
The 39th FIDH Congress, meeting in Johannesburg (Republic of South Africa) from 25 to 27 August 2016, wishes to express its solidarity and its support with human rights defenders in...

Zuma toasts Lungu victory

Times of Zambia - 2 days ago
“I have the honour to convey to Your Excellency, on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa, sincere congratulations on your re-election as the President of the Republic of Zambia,” President Zuma said. This is according to ...and...

South Africa's Net1 To Invest $40 Mn In Mobikwik To Enter Indian Market

Inc42 Magazine (press release) (blog) - 2 days ago
The Company operates market-leading payment processors in South Africa and the Republic of Korea. Through Transact24, Net1 offers debit, credit and prepaid processing and issuing services for Visa, MasterCard and ChinaUnionPay in China and other ...and...

Kikwete on SADC's origins

Mmegi Online - 3 days ago
At the Summit in Maseru, Lesotho in 1994, President Nelson Mandela of the Republic of South Africa was appointed Chairman for three years. After that, the SADC Chairmanship became rotational on annual basis. The nine SADCC member states aspired to ...and...

Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africa

The Republic - 3 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called “the worst zoo in the world” arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse. The nine-year-old male, ...and...

Why the Hawks Don't Have a Case Against Gordhan

AllAfrica.com - 4 days ago
The back and forth between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks has finally come to a head with Major General Ledwaba instructing Gordhan to provide a warning statement this afternoon and Gordhan effectively saying, no. Given the protracted ...and...

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital

The Republic - 4 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation. The 84-year-old Nobel Peace Prize ...and...

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