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...

Limpopo’s MEC for Agriculture Joyce Mashamba Passes Away

The African National Congress (ANC) has announced the sad passing of Happy Joyce Mashamba, who was deployed as Limpopo's MEC for Agriculture. Mashamba previously served...
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Motsoaledi Expects ‘Hurricane of Protest’ at Health Insurance Unveiling

South African Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi says he is expecting a "hurricane of protest" when he unveils the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill and...

Kathrada Foundation Replies to Julius Malema’s Comments on Indians

The Ahmed Kathrada foundation in South Africa has replied to comments made by Economic Freedom Fighter leader, Julius Malema about Indians. Addressing EFF youth at...
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What to Look for when Assessing South Africa’s President, Ramaphosa

Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his performance....

IMF Says South Africa Should Spell Out Land Reform Plans to...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the South African government should clearly articulate its land reform plans in order...
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Action Must Be Taken Against Hellen Zille Over Colonialism Tweet Says...

The South African Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane says Western Cape minister, Helen Zille was insensitive in her colonialism tweet last year. Zille had tweeted, whilst...

Almost Quarter of a Million Sign Petition Against Land Expropriation in...

According to South African civil rights organisation AfriForum, a petition against the proposed process of expropriation without compensation has been signed by nearly 250,000...

South African Airways’ Catering Unit Plans to Cut Over 100 Jobs

South African Airways' (SAA) catering arm plans to lay off 118 workers, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) said, as the...

South African Rand Recovers Due to Global Events

South Africa's rand firmed in early trade on Monday, recovering some of the losses from last week, as the dollar softened ahead of central...

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