South Africa

South Africa's top court to rule on secret ballot vote against Zuma

by editor1 / Apr 18, 2017 / 0 comments
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-South Africa's top court is expected to rule on whether a vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma can be conducted via secret ballot.

ICC to hear on Friday why South Africa failed to arrest Omar al-Bashir

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2017 / 0 comments
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-International Criminal Court judges will on Friday hear why South Africa failed to arrest Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir.

Zambian union officials call on South Africa for advice on disputes

by editor1 / Apr 04, 2017 / 0 comments

The Zambia Union of Government Employees has appealed to the South African Police Union to contribute to dispute resolutions in that country.

Rating agency cuts South Africa's credit grade to junk status

by editor1 / Apr 03, 2017 / 0 comments
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-Rating agency Standard & Poor's today cut South Africa's credit grade by one notch to junk status.

South Africa's new look cabinet sworn in

by editor1 / Apr 01, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma has appointed 10 new ministers and 10 deputy ministers following one of the biggest culls of a cabinet since the advent of democracy.

Local economist expresses concern over political situation in South Africa

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2017 / 0 comments
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-A local economist has expressed concern over the political situation in neighbouring South Africa, following a Cabinet reshuffle, saying this could have serious impact on the local economy.

Zuma reshuffles cabinet, axes finance minister

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2017 / 0 comments

-South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma axed embattled minister of finance, Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas.

The World marks International Water day

by editor / Mar 22, 2017 / 0 comments

-As the world marks International Water day, Residents of Cape Town in South Africa have very little reason if any at all to celebrate.
The city has been struggling to cope with the devastating drought.

South Africa's top court orders end to welfare grants fiasco

by editor / Mar 18, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's Constitutional Court ordered the government on Friday to pay social grants on 1 April via its current service provider, seeking to end a fiasco that had threatened the payment of benefits to about 17 million people.

ANC backs fund for black investors

by editor / Mar 09, 2017 / 0 comments

-South Africa's ruling party supports the financial services industry's plan to set up a fund to boost financing for black investors in a bid to increase their participation in the economy.