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South Africans protest against new welfare payment system

South Africans are protesting against the new welfare payment system in the country. Fears have mounted in recent days that the government might fail to...

Dlamini-Zuma to hand over as A.U. chairperson March 14

The immediate past Chairperson of the African Union, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is set to officially handover to the incoming chair, Faki Mahamat, next Tuesday. The handover...

South Sudan President pardons two jailed generals

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says he pardoned two senior government officials on Friday and promised to release other political prisoners as his rule...

South African taxi drivers block roads to main airport in Uber...

Thousands of travellers were held up at Johannesburg's Airport on Friday, after South African taxi drivers blocked roads in the latest  of protests against...

South Africans protest against new Social grants

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Friday over fears that South Africa’s welfare agency may be unable to make benefit...

Fall armyworm starts attacking South Africa soya bean crops

The fall armyworm plague, which started marching through South African maize farms in December 2016, has now been found in soya bean crops. This is...

Winnie Mandela Hospitalized

South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, has been admitted to hospital for observation, a statement from her...

South Africa’s Gordhan says important to steady fiscal ship

When there is global turbulence and political turbulence in South Africa it is important to keep the fiscal ship as steady as possible, said...

South Africa formally revokes withdrawal from ICC

South Africa has revoked its notice to withdraw from the International Criminal Court. The decision follows a ruling by the country's own courts - that...

South Africa asked to appear at ICC in April over Sudan’s...

South African authorities have been asked to appear at the International Criminal Court on April 7 over the country's failure to arrest Sudan President...
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