Sat, Feb 4, 2023


21 Nominations for South Africa’s New Public Protector

Twenty-one nominations have been received to fill the Office of the Public Protector, the Ad Hoc Committee, established to facilitate the appointment, announced this...
Tshwane South Africa

Tshwane Protests in Photos

Dispute over ANC mayoral candidate Residents of Atteridgeville confront some of the ANC’s Gauteng leadership during a town hall meeting held in an attempt to restore...
Max du Preez

Corruption has become ‘The New Normal’

"I want you to get up right now. Go to your windows. Open them and stick your head out and yell: I'm as mad...
Deputy Minister of Education

Why South Africa Would Do Well to Fire All Its Deputy...

The South African government recently outlined several measures to cut its running cost. This includes a R7 billion reduction in the public sector wage...
Pravin Gordhan and President Zuma th

Spirits are High as South African Rand Rises

Judging by the looks on the faces of President Jacob Zuma and Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, there's a lot to smile about regarding the...
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Record Number of South Africans Registered for 2016 Elections

When South Africa goes to the polls for the next municipal elections on 3 August, a record number of voters will be eligible to...

US Warns Islamist Terrorists Planning Attacks in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - The United States warned its citizens on Saturday of possible attacks by Islamist militants on U.S. facilities or shopping malls in South Africa...
Derek Hanekom Minister of Tourism SA

SA Tourism Minister Awarded Germany’s Highest Honour as Tourism Figures Increase

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom was awarded with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany at a ceremony in South...
South African foreign minister

SA Foreign Minister Tells Al Jazeera About Hole in Her Head...

In a heated and sometimes odd exchange with the South African journalist Jane Dutton on Al Jazeera, SA's Minister of International Relations and Co-operation said she...

No Room at the (Holiday) Inn for Des

The short-lived minister of finance, appointed by President Jacob Zuma to take over from Nhlanhla Nene, has been staying at a luxury boutique hotel...