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South Africa's Eskom to investigate acting CEO over contracts scandal

Nasdaq - 28 minutes ago
CAPE TOWN, March 30 (Reuters) - The board of South Africa's power utility Eskom will investigate allegations that acting Chief Executive Matshela Koko violated procurement rules by giving...

South Africa's Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust Gordhan

Reuters UK - 41 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG Jacob Zuma is considering offering to step down next year, at least 12 months before his term as South African president ends, under a deal with opponents in his ruling party that would...

South Africa's main opposition party plans no confidence motion against Zuma over Gordhan

Reuters - 53 minutes ago
"At a time when 9 million South Africans are without work and our fragile economy requires leadership and clear policy direction, President Zuma continues to play "Russian Roulette"...

South Africa's Zuma 'Planning to Remove Finance Minister:' Coalition Partner

Newsweek - 1 hour ago
South African President Jacob Zuma is planning to fire his finance minister and deputy finance minister in a controversial cabinet reshuffle, according to one of the government's coalition...

South Africa's Malema to file for impeachment against Zuma

africanews - 1 hour ago
South Africa's firebrand political leader Julius Malema has called on the support of the public as he heads to the country's Constitutional Court on Thursday to file for the impeachment of...

South Africa's EFF Leader Malema to Lodge Court Application to Discipline Zuma

U.S. News & World Report - 2 hours ago
Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema is pictured ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) to a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the National...

The most in-demand skills in South Africa's job market right now

BusinessTech - 2 hours ago
CareerJunction has released an updated list of the most in-demand skills according to employer requirements in March 2017. The data is based on over 25,000 jobs currently indexed across the site, and...

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South African Government Says El Nino Drought Likely in 2017

Tasnim News Agency (press release) - 2 hours ago
The previous El Nino, which faded in May of last year, brought widespread drought to southern Africa, hitting crop production and fueling inflation across the region while leaving millions in need of food aid. South Africa's weather service and global ...and...

Malawi: Govt Urged to Ban Cheap Super-Strong Liquor Destroying Young Lives

AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago
Four years ago, Malawian teenager Anthony had ambitions to become a doctor, but in his last year at school he was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis after becoming hooked on cheap, strong liquor. Campaigners in the southern African country say potent ...and...

South Africa facing another serious drought

BusinessTech - 3 hours ago
The country has only recently recovered from a previous El Nino in May 2016, which brought with it widespread drought to Southern Africa, hitting crop production and fueling inflation across the region while leaving millions in need of food aid, noted ...and...

South African government says El Nino drought likely in 2017 ...

Daily News & Analysis - 4 hours ago
Drought conditions associated with an El Nino weather pattern are likely to reoccur in a few months time, the South African government said on Thursday.and...

NI delegation to visit South Africa

Insider Media - 5 hours ago
Invest NI chairman Mark Ennis is supporting the mission and is set to meet with a number of industry bodies including AGBIZ, the British Chamber of Commerce for Southern Africa and the economic development agency for the Western Cape,...

Grace Mugabe Sees Fire From Defiant Mazowe Villagers

ZimEye - 5 hours ago
Arnold Farm residents in Mazowe have approached the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) to intervene to force the police to stop the continued demolition of their homes reportedly to pave way for the expansion of First Lady Grace Mugabe's ...and...

Cedep asks Malawi govt spokesman Dausi to apologise over racist remarks against Osisa boss

Nyasa Times - 7 hours ago
Malawi government spokesman Nicholas Dausi has come under intense fire for a racist remark he made to an official of renowned South Africa-based social political organisation Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (Osisa). Dausi: Under fire over ...and...

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A President Not Fit for Purpose

AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
The republic is at stake and we must heed the call that is growing in strength across our nation. We must protect the republic. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma has a knack for plunging South Africa into despair as well as for consuming every available ounce ...and...

Top South African school Bethel College celebrates 100 years

RNews - 3 hours ago
The Bethel College Alumni Association has established regions throughout the Republic of South Africa. These are Limpopo, Tshwane, East Rand, Johannesburg, Vaal, North West, Mpumalanga, Free State, and Northern Cape, KwaZulu Natal,...

Ferrari LaFerrari Smuggled Into South Africa Set To Be Crushed

CarBuzz - 3 hours ago
As in February this year, he made a daring attempt to get the LaFerrari into South Africa. Declaring the car was to be exported to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Ferrari was released and allowed to exit South Africa through the Beitbridge ...and...

Dear South Africa, Let's Have A Chat

Huffington Post South Africa (blog) - 11 hours ago
I am a citizen of The Republic Of South Africa. I am not rich or famous. I was not in the struggle or sired by a struggle veteran. I was not involved in apartheid or sired by a Eugene De Cock or Steve Hofmyr type. I am just... me. The interesting thing...

South-Africa Police Seize Ferrari At Beitbridge Border Post

ZimEye - 17 hours ago
However, in February, the vehicle owner submitted an export declaration to take the car to the Democratic Republic of Congo through Beitbridge border post. “A day later, there was an attempt to have the vehicle return to South Africa through the same ...and...

Two books to remember Ahmed Kathrada by

Books LIVE (blog) - 23 hours ago
Ahmed Kathrada, former political prisoner and anti-apartheid activist, sadly passed away this week on Tuesday 28 March after a brief illness. Kathrada dedicated himself to the struggle and remained politically active until his death. The Ahmed Kathrada ...and...

Uncle Kathy's death ends an emotional Human Rights Month

News24 - 1 day ago
So much so that it changed South Africa forever. On 4 December 1996 the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa was approved by the Constitutional Court. This was the turning point in the history of the struggle for democracy in our country that ...and...

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