Sat, 22 September, 2018

South Africa News

‘Proposed Infrastructure Fund Will Encourage Private Sector To Participate’

President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the proposed infrastructure fund as a megafund which will encourage...

Public Protector Will Take Action

The Public Protector's office says it will take action against officials who have been found...

Some Economists Give Stimulus Plan A Thumbs Up

The economic stimulus and recovery plan has been given the thumbs up by some economists...

Man Fined For Operating Fraudulent Vehicle Licensing Syndicate

A Cape Town businessman has been ordered to pay more than R3 million to the...

City of Cape Town’s Planned Redesign of Imizamo Yethu on Hold

A planned redesign of Imizamo Yethu settlement in Hout Bay by the City of Cape...

Public Protector To Put Measures in Place To Curb Irregular Expenditure

In a report to Parliament, it's been revealed that the Public Protector's office has not...
Illegal Dumping Of Animal Carcasses

WATCH: Centurion Residents Angered Over Illegal Dumping Of Animal Carcasses In The Tshwane Suburb

Concerned resident, Jon-Adriaan du Plessis, says the small road leading to his house has been used as...

Manyi’s Axed Employees Still In Limbo After Court Reinstates Them

Mzwanele Manyi’s Afro Worldview employees are ready to report for duty after the Labour Court...

ANC Councillor Shot And Killed Near Pretoria

Pretoria police have confirmed an African National Congress (ANC) councillor has been gunned down in...
South African Rand coins

Kganyago: Reserve Bank Closely Monitoring The Rand

The volatile rand and possible rising inflation have been highlighted as just two factors that...

World News

Vietnam’s President Dies After Contracting Viral Illness

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of...

More Chilean Bishops Quit in Wake of Sex Abuse Scandal

Vatican City - Pope Francis has accepted the resignations of two more bishops in Chile,...
Jet Airways plane on runway

Air Pressure Mix-Up Left Passengers Bleeding On Indian Flight

A cockpit mix-up left more than 30 passengers on an Indian plane bleeding from their...
Level crossing in Oss where the horror collision between a train and a 'cargo bicycle' happened.

Four Children Killed In Netherlands When ‘Cargo Bicycle’ Gets Swept Up By Train

Four children were killed and at least one woman was wounded when a train struck...
Rescuers search houses for survivors after a landslide struck a village in Naga city, Cebu province, central Philippines

New Landslide In Philippines Buries Dozens Of Houses

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain...
Health workers are seen at a clinic dealing with cholera outbreak in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Needs $35 Million To Fight Worst Cholera Outbreak In A Decade

Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight...
India Bans Instant Divorce

India Bans Instant Divorce By Muslim Men

India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down...
Sweden Freezes Funds To Zambia

Sweden Freezes Funds To Zambia Over Allegations Of Misuse

Sweden is the latest country to freeze funds to Zambia over suspected misuse of the...
Strawberry Sabotage

Australia PM Says Strawberry Sabotage Akin To ‘Terrorism’

The piercing of supermarket strawberries with sewing needles is comparable to terrorism, Australia's prime minister...

eSwatini, Africa’s Last Absolute Monarchy, Heads to Polls

Mbabane, eSwatini - The tiny country of eSwatini, until recently known as Swaziland, is ruled...

Africa Top10 News

Mohammed Wardi

Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

The Story of Mohammed Wardi, 'The Last King of Nubia'Beloved across Africa, Sudanese singer Mohammed...
President Cyril Ramaphosa

Africa Top10 Business News

Getting South Africa Out of its Economic SlumpPresident Cyril Ramaphosa will reallocate $3.5 billion of...
Nigeria’s Aviation Plans

Africa Top10 News

Nigeria’s Aviation Plans GroundedNigeria is suspending the relaunch of its national airline just over two...
Liberia's Missing Millions

Africa Top10 News

Liberia Looks for Missing MillionsLiberia's government has banned 15 people, including the son of former...
South Africa Adopts Swahili

Africa Top10 News

South Africa Adopts Africa’s Most Internationally Recognized LanguageStarting in 2020, schools will teach Kiswahili as...

Human Rights

poor farmers and sustainable agriculture

How Sustainable Agriculture Can End World Hunger

Significantly more investment is needed to lift hundreds of millions rural poor out of poverty...
modern slavery

Highest Rates of Modern Slavery Exist in Eritrea and North Korea

North Korea and Eritrea have the world’s highest rates of enslaved people, said a global...
FARDC soldiers.

DR Congo Casts Doubt On UN Report on Atrocities in Kasai Region

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has rejected a report by a United Nations human...
eithiopian jail

Notorious Ogaden Jail is Unthinkable In the Somali Region of Ethiopia

Jail Ogaden is unthinkable. From the moment you are put there until the moment you...
School teacher

Despite Setbacks, Africa Viewed as Continent of Hope, Promise & Vast Potential

Africa has long been one of the world’s most beleaguered continents – singled out mostly...

Press Announcements

Ericsson

Ericsson Wins 5G Enabler Of The Year Award

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been named 5G Enabler of the Year at the Telecoms World...
New Heritage Centre

New Heritage Centre Launched By The San

An hour outside Cape Town, on the way to popular seaside villages like Langebaan, Yzerfontein...
crime statistics SA

18 Top Tips To Protect Yourself Against Increase In Hijackings And Home Robberies – Latest Saps Crime Stats

The latest crime statistics released by the South African Police Services (SAPS) showed an increase in hijackings...
Lammie The Elephant

Picket In Support Of Lammie The 39 Year Old Elephant At Joburg Zoo

Staff of the human rights and Palestine solidarity organization, BDS South Africa, including our chairperson,...
Open Streets Indaba

Open Streets Indaba: When Streets Are Safe For Children, They’re Safe For Everyone

Streets in Cape Town are hostile to children, filled with risks and danger. What can...
Airbnb Africa

Airbnb Africa Travel Summit: A Spotlight On African Travel Tech

The Africa Travel Summit hosted by Airbnb last week, brought together travel tech leaders from...
Marijuana

Regulations Must Be In Place Before Marijuana Is Legalised

The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private...
Hearty Italian Produce

Hearty Italian Produce Grown In The Cape Winelands

Ayama Wine Farm will be hosting their first Artichoke Festival in the Voor Paardeberg on Sunday,...
Lammie The Elephant

Experts Plead With Jo’burg Zoo To Release Lammie The Elephant

By Melissa ReitzWhile Lammie the elephant languishes alone since the recent death of her partner,...
The SANParks Honorary Rangers

Invitation To 4 X4 Enthusiasts To A Road Less Travelled In The Garden Route National Park

The SANParks Honorary Rangers, Wilderness Region, are calling 4X4 enthusiasts to the “Road Less Travelled...

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