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AILING former Finance minister Ignatius Chombo, whose passport was recently seized by a State security agent at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport as he sought to fly to South Africa for a medical review, has petitioned the Supreme Court seeking an order to compel a Harare Magistrates’ Courts clerk to release his travel document, to enable him to proceed with his travel arrangements. ...
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THE bodies of 13 of the 14 Zimbabweans who died in a Marsmery bus accident in South Africa on May 6 arrived in the country yesterday through Beitbridge. ...
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CAPE TOWN — Millions of South Africans headed out in large numbers, some braving cold and wet weather to cast their ballot in the country’s sixth democratic elections last week. The 2019 election was one of the most competitive and contested elections that also saw a whopping 48 parties on the national ballot—up 300% from a mere 10 years ago. ...
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A SOUTH African national, who was declared a prohibited immigrant by the Zimbabwe Immigration Authority in 2014 before he sneaked back into the country and applied for a spouse resident permit, appeared in court on Friday facing charges of violating the Immigration Act ...
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Sport
Kaizer Chiefs striker, Khama Billiat refuses to discuss the ifs, buts and maybes as he focuses on their present situation and believes the season may still end in delight for him. ...
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South Africa’s struggling state-owned monopoly power utility company, Eskom is set to receive a bailout. ...
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South Africa is still considering whether to extradite Mozambique’s former finance minister, Manuel Chang, to his home country or the U.S., a Department of International Relations and Cooperation official said. ...
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Business
South Africa’s dollar-bond yields aren’t too bothered by electricity blackouts. ...
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Rolling blackouts across South Africa eased as the government prepares to announce measures to end electricity shortages that are having a debilitating impact on the economy. ...
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World Business
One of the hallmarks of South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first year in office has been the number of conferences, summits, colloquia, and task teams announced to help find solutions to boost the countyry’s flailing economy. While it’s encouraging to have an administration so committed to consultation to find new ways of thinking, the problem — as always — comes down to implementation. ...
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The name Gupta has become synonymous with state corruption in South Africa, as the family allegedly used its friendship with Jacob Zuma when he was president to win contracts and pick cabinet members. ...
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Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF has thanked its South African counterpart, the African National Congress (ANC) for the "bold standing in calling for unconditional removal of sanctions" imposed on that country by "Britain and her Western allies". ...
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South Africa’s deputy minister of finance and chairman of the state-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Mondli Gungubele, said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong after a whistleblower made new graft allegations at the pension fund. ...
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The Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance will go to court to ensure that former president Jacob Zuma pays back the costs for his legal representation that ...
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Over 10 years‚ police reported only two VIP security breaches — and neither was the poisoning of then-president Jacob Zuma in 2014. ...
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A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $33,000 (£24,000) for the South African athlete who was attacked by a gang who tried to saw his legs off. ...
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A bank in South Africa has denied re-opening the accounts of companies belonging to the controversial Gupta brothers. ...
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PRETORIA — The disorderly behaviour by members of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) at the Durban memorial service for Ahmed Kathrada on Sunday afternoon is a worrying glimpse into the future as President Jacob Zuma struggles to hold on to power. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
So things are happening in South Africa after an eventful week which saw a Cabinet reshuffle. For those who follow South African politics in general and the African National Congress (ANC) in particular, the current developments are not surprising as they are not new. In September 2008, the former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, was ejected in exactly the same way as is being prescribed on President Jacob Zuma today. ...
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South Africa's police are appealing for information after arresting a Danish man alleged to have had suspected genitals from 21 women in his freezer. ...
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A grandson of Nelson Mandela has appeared in court in Johannesburg charged with the rape and attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl. ...
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Pen manufacturer Bic has apologized for a post on its South African Facebook page on Women's Day that has been heavily criticized for being sexist. ...
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The United Nations on Tuesday denied a media report that Sudanese troops held South African peacekeepers in Darfur hostage so Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir could leave South Africa ...
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SUDANESE President Omar al-Bashir is still in South Africa, State Information Minister Yasser Youssef said, before a court there decides on whether to order al-Bashir's arrest on war-crimes charges. ...
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Soccer Sport
Normalcy returned to the Warriors camp yesterday after most of the players called up to prepare for the Cosafa Cup pitched up at the team’s training session ahead of the trip to South Africa for the regional football tournament that starts on Sunday. ...
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Sport
COSAFA-bound senior national men’s team received a major boost ahead of the tournament after Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader Walter Magaya yesterday donated funds to cover the team’s expenses while in South Africa. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
THIS week, Africa has been gripped by the horrifying images coming out of South Africa, in which thousands of foreigners have been hounded out of their homes and businesses by xenophobic mobs and forced to take refuge in police stations and camps. ...
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Sport
Grant Elliott hit a six off the penultimate delivery to secure New Zealand's place in the World Cup final with a thrilling four-wicket win. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — South African businessman and music promoter Prosper Mkwaiwa’s wife Tina is still reeling from the shock of her husband’s untimely death. Mkwaiwa died on his way to seek medical treatment after complaining of a high fever on Sunday. ...
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JOHANNESBURG — South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in “perfect” condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalised in June, playing down reports of health problems. ...
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