South Africa

South Africa: Whistleblowers to Tell Their Stories

Government Communication and Information Systems (GCIS) Director General Phumla Williams and former South African Airways (SAA) Group Treasurer...

South Africa: Children Between 12 and 17 to Get Their Jab Today

The registration and the vaccination of children aged 12 and older is officially open from today, the Department...

South Africa: Education Bolsters Inmate Rehabilitation

The Department of Correctional Services says education remains a key element in the rehabilitation of inmates at facilities....

South Africa: R1.5 Billion Approved to Support Businesses Affected By July Looting

A total of R1.5 billion has been approved to support businesses affected by the looting and unrest in...

South Africa: Kwazulu-Natal Task Team Secures Conviction for Multiple Murderer

A man suspected to be involved in the murder of Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been convicted...

South Africa: Comply With Covid-19 Directions or Face Fines

The Department of Employment and Labour's Inspection and Enforcement Services has appealed to employers, supported by employees and...

South Africa: Labour Minister Promises ‘Mobile Office’ to Rural Limpopo Villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has promised to send a...

Africa: Refugee Dies Waiting for Dream to Leave South Africa to Come True

Over 100 refugees who were part of the "UNHCR protest" have been in limbo in Lindela Repatriation Centre...

South Africa: Forty-Two Military Veterans Get Bail

Forty two of the 53 members of the military veterans accused of kidnapping two Cabinet Ministers and a...

South Africa: Criminal Justice System Would Be ‘Placed in Extreme State of Emergency’ If SAPS Prevented From Using Track and Trace Technology, Says Judge

An application by Keith Keating's Forensic Data Analysts (FDA) to prevent the SA Police Service (SAPS) from using...

South Africa: MEC Albert Fritz Welcomes Law Enforcement Successes Across Overstrand

The MEC of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, today welcomes reports of enforcement activities by law enforcement structures in...

South Africa: SA Health System Corruption Sparks Protest to Union Buildings

Protestors speak of ignorance, bigotry and unprofessionalism among large numbers of medical staff. More than 200 people marched...

South Africa: Is South Africa Making Progress Towards a Just Energy Transition? #AfricaClimateCrisis

Cape Town — You have probably heard the term COP26 quite a lot by now. The 2021 United...

South Africa: Minister Angie Motshekga Addresses Launch of MTN E-Learning Project, 21 Oct

Minister Angie Motshekga to deliver a keynote address at the launch of MTN E-Learning Project Minister of Basic...

South Africa: Science and Innovation Hosts Webinar On Women Innovators and Technopreneurs, 20 Oct

Technology, innovation and entrepreneurship are vital for boosting economic growth and reducing social inequality. The Department of Science...

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu Receives Donations From Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

Minister Lindiwe Zulu receives donations of food vouchers and face masks from Embassy of the People's Republic of...

South Africa: Mthatha Families Buy Their Own Transformers to Electrify Their Homes

Residents in Joe Slovo Extension, Mthatha, who hoped an electrification project would reach their homes, have bought their...

South Africa: Magistrate Courts in Disarray Because of Broken IT System

Numerous cases postponed, judgments cannot be enforced, bail hearings delayed. Master's offices are also affected. A broken IT...

South Africa: ‘You Can’t Be in Power Forever’ – Ace Magashule Weighs Up ANC Prospects

Crowds do not represent an election victory, the ANC's suspended secretary-general Ace Magashule has warned after President Cyril...

South Africa: Critical Role Lies Ahead for South Africa’s New Chief Justice in Light of Predecessor’s Mixed Legacy

Most African constitutions of the past 30 years, led by an independent Namibia in 1990 and strongly endorsed...

Uganda/South Africa: Cranes Coach ‘Micho’ Sentenced for Sexual Assault

Fufa has given Uganda Cranes coach Milutin "Micho" Sredojevic permission to attend to a private matter in South...

South Africa: Nienaber Backs Continuity to Achieve Boks’ Unbeaten Tour Objective

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named a 32-man squad for the team's November tour to the UK which culminates...

South Africa: Ace Magashule Appears in Bloemfontein High Court, Claims the Corruption Case Against Him Is a Smear

The suspended ANC secretary-general, his co-accused and all their lawyers were in the Bloemfontein High Court briefly before...

South Africa: Premier Alan Winde and MEC Anton Bredell Visit Regional Socio-Economic Programme in Western Cape

Premier Winde and MEC Bredell visit Regional Socio-Economic Programme in Piketberg, Velddrif, Vredenburg and Darling Today, the Premier...

South Africa: Electoral Commission On Multi-Stakeholder Partnership to Combat Disinformation in 2021 Municipal Elections

The Electoral Commission and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) have joined hands with major social media platforms to fight...

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa – 35th Commemoration of Mbuzini Tragedy

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the occasion of the 35th commemoration of the Mbuzini tragedy, Mbuzini, Mpumalanga....

South Africa: Electoral Commission On Registration for Provincial Results Operation Centre

Registrations for the Provincial Results Operation Centre Closes Thursday The Electoral Commission reminds members of the media that...

South Africa: Benjamin Tyamzashe – the Man, His God, and Music

As was with Xhosa prophet, evangelist and hymn writer Ntsikana and journalist John Knox Bokwe before him, Benjamin...

South Africa: Electoral Commission Gazettes and Publishes Details of Voting Stations

The Electoral Commission has gazetted and published details of voting stations The Electoral Commission has gazetted and published...

South Africa: UPL Disaster – Questions Emerge Over ‘Missing’ Toxic Chemical Results and Accuracy of Air Pollution Maps

New peepholes have been drilled through the closed-door government investigation into the UPL chemical warehouse fire, finally permitting...

South Africa: Hamba Kahle, Drew Lindsay – We Have All Lost a Good Soul, Perhaps When We Needed Him Most

Drew Lindsay was a community artist for most of his adult life. He established, ran and lived at...

South Africa: Zikalala Condemns Shooting of Durban Entrepreneur

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has warned that incidents such as the shooting of the owner of Max's Lifestyle,...

South Africa: Matshela Koko Slapp Suit – Money Cannot Be Allowed to Whitewash Truth Nor Silence Whistleblowers

In the next few weeks, I will be appearing at the Johannesburg high court to defend my right...

Africa: Statement On Progress Made By the AU Health Commission On Africa’s Covid-19 Response Strategy

On 13 October 2021, the African Union Champion on COVID-19, President Cyril Ramaphosa, met with members of the...

South Africa: FBI, Hawks Net R100 Million Internet Scam Suspects

Eight foreign nationals, aged between 33 and 52, were on Tuesday morning arrested for their links to an...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Bay Says It Will Not Provide Services to New Land Occupations

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is busy with what it calls "formalising" 156 informal settlements across the metro. This...

South Africa: Warring Soweto Taxi Associations – Yet Again – Commit to Ending Violence

The only problem is that these commitments and undertakings have been made many times before. The pugnacious relationship...

South Africa: The SA National Editors’ Forum Condemns the Ongoing Criminal Attacks on Journalists

In the latest incident, a news reporter and camera operator from ETV were robbed at gun point, by...

South Africa: SA National Nuclear Regulator Neglects Radioactive Mine Dumps Threatening the Health of Thousands

Radioactive dumps could be poisoning hundreds of thousands of people. While Gwede Mantashe is punting nuclear power to...

Africa: Press Freedom in Democratic South Africa Is a Fragile Concept

Brij Maharaj is a geography professor at University of KwaZulu-Natal and an executive member of the South African...