Tue, Jun 15, 2021

South Africa’s Recession to Hit Revenue Collection, Says Finance Minister Nene

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said on Monday that there is a significant downside risk to revenue collection due to...
“We decided to help the people of Lusikisiki and ourselves,” says Siphiwe Mlonji (right). He and Lindani Mbotyeni (left) fix potholes on the R61 to Flagstaff. Photo: Sibahle Siqathule

Unemployed Young Guys Fix Roads the Municipality Cannot Manage

Taxi drivers, truck drivers and motorists complain that the R61 connecting Flagstaff and Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape of South Africa is potholed and...

SA Show-Streaming Service Spreads All Across Africa

ShowMax, the entertainment streaming service owned by South Africa's Naspers is now also available in 36 countries in Africa, the company said on Friday. ShowMax, a cheaper...
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DIRCO Repatriates Over 5,000 South Africans Stranded Abroad

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) announced today that it has facilitated the repatriation by air of 5,239 South Africans stranded abroad. According...

How the Apartheid Regime Burnt Books – In Their Tens of...

On the advice of the State Librarian one fine day in the 1970s, a truck transported thousands of books and magazines from Pretoria’s Central...

Britain Supports Legal South African Land Reform Says Theresa May

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Britain supports South Africa's land reform programme provided it is carried out legally, Prime Minister Theresa May said in Cape...

South African Unemployment Rate Drops Down to 26,7%

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) officially released the statistics for the unemployment rate in SA during the fourth quarter in 2017. The statistics, released on...
Lesotho Highlands Water Project second phase is expected to deliver water to South Africa by 2026. Photo: Twitter.

Infrastructure Projects in South Africa Worth R340 Billion Kick Off

More than 50 infrastructure projects in South Africa worth R340 billion and impacting the sectors of water and sanitation, roads, energy and affordable housing...

Ramaphosa: South Africa to Amend Constitution for Land Expropriation. Rand Drops.

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement last night that the African National Congress (ANC) will support a proposed amendment to the Constitution - allowing for...

Rand Strengthens as Reserve Bank Increases Interest Rates in Tight Call

The Rand strengthened Thursday afternoon after South Africa's Reserve Bank (SARB) announced it is increasing its benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points in...