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Loadshedding Leaves South African Economy Deep in the Red

South Africa's economy saw its sharpest contraction in a decade in the first quarter of 2019 as the dreaded power cuts - nicknamed loadshedding...

South Africa Needs a Post-Lockdown Strategy that Emulates South Korea

What strategy should South Africa follow to contain the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus after the current 35-day lockdown? Any strategy should be informed...
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Morocco and South Africa Cosy Up After 15 Years of Iciness

Two of Africa's largest economies and its two biggest tourist destinations, South Africa and Morocco, put the official stamp on the re-establishment of diplomatic...

2 South African Restaurants Named On World’s Best Restaurants 2019 List

A restaurant in South Africa’s Khayelitsha township in Cape Town - 4Roomed The Restaurant - and Le Wine Chambre in Johanneburg have been named...

South Africa’s Current Account Deficit Widens in Q1 as Exports Slump

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa's current account deficit widened more than expected in the first quarter to register its largest shortfall in two years as the...
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15% of South Africa’s Wealth is in the Hands of just...

Just 3,500 people – 0.01% of the population – own 15% of total wealth in South Africa, according to a new study. And, there...

South Africa Pledges R69-Billion Eskom Bailout as Budget Creaks

CAPE TOWN - South Africa will bail out state utility Eskom with R69 billion ($4.9 billion) over three years, the centrepiece of a budget...

SAA’s Myeni Reined in by Finance Minister Gordhan on Airbus Deal

PRETORIA - South African Airways has been told to go ahead with the deal that had been backed by former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene...
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Helen Zille Closes Twitter Account After Abusive Tweets Target Granddaughter

Helen Zille, Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance (DA), has announced that she is closing her Twitter account, after several racist and derogatory responses to...

India Hosts Biggest Africa Summit; Plays Catchup with China

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India hosts its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a...