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Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa’s Zuma

Added: 18.02.2018 15:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former South African state prosecutor who led the case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against Jacob Zuma, the ex-president who left office last week following a series of scandals. A group called AfriForum said Sunday that Gerrie Nel, head of the group's private prosecuting unit, ...]

NBA's Africa Game returns to South Africa in August

Added: 17.02.2018 23:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

NBA players will return to South Africa in August to participate in the third NBA Africa Game, officials said on Saturday.


Ajay Gupta, probed over Zuma ties, leaves S. Africa for Dubai

Added: 17.02.2018 22:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 18, 2018 5:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG • Ajay Gupta, one of three brothers under investigation over accusations of corrupt links to ousted South African president Jacob Zuma, left the country for Dubai 12 days ago, a Johannesburg airport spokesman has said.


S. Africa's new leader vows to crack down on corruption

Added: 17.02.2018 21:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 18, 2018 5:00 AM
CAPE TOWN • South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to revive a flagging economy, restore investor confidence, create millions of new jobs and crack down on the corruption that damaged the country under the rule of his predecessor, Mr Jacob Zuma.


Tears, exuberance as 'Black Panther' opens across Africa

Added: 17.02.2018 21:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

"Black Panther" has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump.
As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local isiXhosa language used in the film's Wakanda kingdom,...


Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership

Added: 17.02.2018 16:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.


Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa, vows anti-corruption fight

Added: 17.02.2018 4:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday and pledged to tackle endemic corruption after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma resigned on orders from the ruling African National Congress. Ramaphosa faces an uphill battle in revitalizing growth, creating jobs and stamping out a culture of graft in a nation still polarized by race and inequality more than two decades after the end of white-minority rule. Ramaphosa, in brief remarks to parliament ahead of his first state of the nation address expected on Friday, said he would work hard "not to disappoint the people of South Africa".

President Cyril Ramaphosa pledges 'new dawn' for South Africa

Added: 16.02.2018 22:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

The new South African president vows to fight corruption in his first State of the Nation speech.


South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa addresses nation

Added: 16.02.2018 18:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa gave his first state of the nation address on Friday, saying it's time for South Africans to put discord behind them and that the country will "turn the tide" on corruption in state institutions this year. Ramaphosa delivered a message of...

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Economic challenges lie ahead for South Africa

Added: 16.02.2018 18:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

New President Cyril Ramaphosa’s in-tray is likely to be full as he prepares to tackle South Africa’s economic problems.


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