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South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa abandons May Day rally after booing

Chanting “Cyril must go,” they held up signs demanding a wage increase during a ceremony in a stadium near the north-western city of Rustenburg.

By The NewsDay May. 2, 2022
UNAIDS supports training of  prison  nurses in HIV & AIDS  management
UNAIDS supports training of prison nurses in HIV & AIDS management

As the world moves towards ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, key populations who include people in prison settings, remain underserved. UNAIDS considers gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, people who inject drugs and prisoners and other incarcerated people as the five main key population groups that are particularly vulnerable to HIV and frequently lack adequate access to services.

By The Standard Nov. 6, 2019
Southern region to receive normal rainfall: Met Dept

MATABELELAND region will experience normal to below normal rainfall in the first and second period of the rainy season, the Meteorological Department said yesterday

By The NewsDay Sep. 26, 2019
‘South Africa’s former president has no links with Gupta family’

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has no links with the Gupta family, under fire for allegedly exerting undue influence on the government, and did not at any point introduce the family to his successor, President Jacob Zuma, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation said on Monday.

By The NewsDay Apr. 12, 2016
President Zuma’s apology shows ‘unprecedented courage’

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has endorsed and “wholeheartedly” accepted President Jacob Zuma’s apology around the Nkandla debacle.

By The NewsDay Apr. 4, 2016
President Zuma’s apology shows ‘unprecedented courage’

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has endorsed and “wholeheartedly” accepted President Jacob Zuma’s apology around the Nkandla debacle.

By The NewsDay Apr. 4, 2016
South African govt to sell under-performing state companies

Many of South Africa’s 300-odd state entities are a drain on the government’s purse.

By The NewsDay Feb. 15, 2016
Malema refuses ‘crook’ Zuma’s offer, calls for Guptas to leave SA

The EFF has rejected President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla proposal and accuses him of trying to influence the Constitutional Court judges.

By The NewsDay Feb. 4, 2016
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma to repay Nkandla upgrade funds

The government has said the upgrades were made to boost security South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has agreed to repay some of the $23 million

By The NewsDay Feb. 4, 2016
Scholarships for virgins: Outrage over South Africa ‘maiden’s bursary’

In South Africa, schoolgirls who get pregnant are encouraged to finish their education, but in practice many drop out and never return.

By The NewsDay Jan. 27, 2016
Breaking:Oscar Pistorius verdict changed to murder

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of murder after a South African appeals court overturned an earlier manslaughter verdict.

By The NewsDay Dec. 3, 2015
South African police jailed for murder of taxi driver Mido Macia

A judge has sentenced eight South African policemen to 15 years in prison for the murder of a Mozambican taxi driver.

By The NewsDay Nov. 11, 2015
Oscar Pistorius lawyer recorded saying: ‘I am going to lose’

Oscar Pistorius’s defence lawyer was inadvertently recorded telling his opposite number “I am going to lose”

By The NewsDay Nov. 3, 2015
Malema — celebrating Africa’s economic funeral

The shocking wild celebrations of the punishment of Julius Malema, the criminalisation of his important political discourses and his demonisation by the media in South Africa and beyond, are a spectacularly painful paradox that compares to the celebration of the collective funeral of the poor in Africa. The widespread obsession with Malema’s alleged twisted business […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 28, 2011
Drastic child poverty might destroy Lesotho’s future

MASERU — Flagging economic fortunes and a persistent Aids pandemic have devastated Lesotho, leaving little hope it will ever be able to pull itself out of its bleak poverty trap. Three out of five of the tiny Southern African kingdom’s children are living in dismal poverty. Every fourth child is orphaned. As soon as the […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 24, 2011
Drastic child poverty might destroy Lesotho’s future

MASERU — Flagging economic fortunes and a persistent Aids pandemic have devastated Lesotho, leaving little hope it will ever be able to pull itself out of its bleak poverty trap. Three out of five of the tiny Southern African kingdom’s children are living in dismal poverty. Every fourth child is orphaned. As soon as the […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 24, 2011
S.Africa's Zuma pledges to help stabilise Libya

South Africa pledged on Thursday to work with the United Nations and Arab states to help bring stability to Libya, after earlier refusing to recognise the country’s new rulers. “South Africa stands ready to assist in any way possible so that Libya can return to normalcy,” President Jacob Zuma said. “This office will work with […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 11, 2011
S.Africa's ANC suspends Malema for five years

South Africa’s ruling ANC kicked out its firebrand Youth League leader, Julius Malema, from the party for five years on Thursday after finding him guilty of dividing and bringing the 99-year-old liberation movement into disrepute. The decision to send him into the political wilderness dealt a major blow to the career of Malema, whose push […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 10, 2011
SA bourse sacks executive for irregular trades

JOHANNESBURG — The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Africa’s biggest bourse, has sacked the head of its equity derivatives business for irregular trading on his own account. Allan Thomson was dismissed last Friday following an investigation into his trading activity and a disciplinary process, exchange operator JSE Ltd said in a statement. Thomson said he had […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 8, 2011
Tea tells future of climate in Malawi

MOUNT MULANJE — Changing weather patterns are undermining the ability of smallholder producers in Malawi’s southern region to grow tea, a crop that usually brings in 70% of their income, according to local farmers interviewed for a recent Fairtrade study. The soils, climatic conditions and sloping ground of the area around the impressive Mount Mulanje, […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 6, 2011
Oppenheimers eye new projects in Africa

JOHANNESBURG — There will shortly be a new player on the African mining and exploration business — that is E Oppenheimer & Son which manages the assets of the Oppenheimer family. De Beers chairman Nicky Oppenheimer said he and son Jonathan intended using the $5,1bn proceeds from the sale of the Oppenheimer family stake in […]

By The NewsDay Nov. 6, 2011
Foreigners driven out of SA town

JOHANNESBURG — Gauteng police were monitoring the situation in Itireleng informal settlement near Laudium, west of Pretoria, yesterday morning after foreigners had to be evacuated for their safety. “The situation is very calm, but we don’t want to take any chances and police are monitoring the situation,” said police spokesperson Captain Pinky Tsinyane. On Thursday […]

By The NewsDay Oct. 21, 2011
Foreigners driven out of SA town

JOHANNESBURG — Gauteng police were monitoring the situation in Itireleng informal settlement near Laudium, west of Pretoria, yesterday morning after foreigners had to be evacuated for their safety. “The situation is very calm, but we don’t want to take any chances and police are monitoring the situation,” said police spokesperson Captain Pinky Tsinyane. On Thursday […]

By The NewsDay Oct. 21, 2011
Gaddafi death sparks wild celebrations in Malawi

There has been jubilation among Malawians after reports trickled in that Libya’s deposed dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi died after being captured with many people seeing it as a good omen for a hopeful Malawi which is undeniably reverting to dictatorship. Abdel Majid, a senior official at interim government the National Transitional Council (NTC), told television […]

By The NewsDay Oct. 21, 2011
S.Africa's Malema out of hospital, faces ANC hearing

JOHANNESBURG South African political firebrand Julius Malema was discharged from hospital, SABC news reported on Sunday, paving the way for his disciplinary hearing with the ruling ANC to resume this week. Malema was admitted to a private hospital in his home province of Limpopo — about 400 kilometres from Johannesburg — with flu-like symptoms, the […]

By The NewsDay Oct. 9, 2011
SA land reform stalls as beneficiaries sell farms

CAPE TOWN — South Africa has reversed gains in its goal of transferring 30% of commercial farmland to blacks by 2014 after aspirant farmers resold land bought for them by the government, a cabinet minister said yesterday. Land ownership is a sensitive issue in South Africa and has been brought into focus by the decline […]

By The NewsDay Sep. 1, 2011
SA land reform stalls as beneficiaries sell farms

CAPE TOWN — South Africa has reversed gains in its goal of transferring 30% of commercial farmland to blacks by 2014 after aspirant farmers resold land bought for them by the government, a cabinet minister said yesterday. Land ownership is a sensitive issue in South Africa and has been brought into focus by the decline […]

By The NewsDay Sep. 1, 2011
Bodies lobby SA against mass deportations

The Africa Project for Participatory Society (APPS) has joined hands with People Against Suffering, Oppression and Poverty (Passop) to lobby South Africa against mass deportation of undocumented Zimbabweans staying illegally in that country. The groups said mass deportations of illegal immigrants could spark xenophobic attacks. In a report titled Enquiry Concerning South African Residents’ Perceptions […]

By The NewsDay Aug. 29, 2011