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What’s in City Press: ANC blocks Cyril probe…again | Outrage as university appoints council president as vice-chancellor

What’s in City Press The ANC blocks the Cyril probe… again The ANC told Ombudsperson Busisiwe Mkhwebane in no uncertain terms that she had no jurisdiction to investigate leaked comments by President Cyril Ramaphosa that public funds were being used to fund internal ANC election campaigns. Mlambo-Ngcuka reluctant to join …

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The Enemy of Corruption in South Africa – The Namibian

CAYLEY CLIFFORD ON JANUARY 2, South Africans woke up to the news that the country’s parliament building was on fire. Days later came the release of an 800-page report detailing endemic corruption and poor governance in South Africa. Then, several glass doors and windows were smashed at the Constitutional Court. …

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SAP to reimburse South Africa at least $17 million for ‘invalid’ deals – court

SAP logoPhoto: via Flickr JOHANNESBURG, March 16 (Reuters) – Germany-based software company SAP SAPG.DE will reimburse at least 263 million rand ($17.5 million) to South Africa‘s water and sanitation department for license and support agreements declared invalid, by court order. Investigators have been probing SAP’s work for the department for …

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South Africa: Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is Illegal Under International Law – To Suggest It Isn’t Is Dangerous

While the world is largely united against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, South African public figures, including the government, have tried to play down the fact that it is in fact an invasion. And their frequent calls for negotiation tend to frame the conflict as one in which both sides should …

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BRICS — Has South Africa grabbed a monster by the tail…

South Africa was from the start clearly a little Gulliver venturing into the land of the Brobdingnags. At the time, most commentators focused on the huge disparity in the size of South Africa’s economy – about $387 billion in 2019, versus China’s – $15.5 trillion; India – $3.26 trillion; Brazil …

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The Eyewitness News Breakfast Brief

Eyewitness News previews a selection of the news you will find on the site today. On EWN.co.za this morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday announced a ‘military operation’ in Ukraine and called on soldiers there to lay down their arms, defying Western outrage and global calls not to unleash …

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How to create a million jobs in South Africa

Creating a million jobs isn’t necessarily easy, but it isn’t rocket science either. It just takes a lot of courage on the part of our government, which has spoken much better than done when it comes to our economy. President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a positive state of the nation address …

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South Africa’s finance chief to manage costs and debt wildcards in budget

(Bloomberg) – South Africa’s Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana is under pressure to show that efforts to reduce the country’s budget deficits and get the debt under control will not be jeopardized by new spending measures in the budget. this week. Bloomberg’s Most Read Godongwana will present the government’s spending framework …

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Cape Town to stock up on power as state monopoly Eskom falters

Cape Town is to source electricity from independent power producers, the first South African city to do so and a sign of heightened frustration at the government’s failure to reform blackout-prone state-owned Eskom monopoly. Geordin Hill-Lewis, the mayor of South Africa’s second-largest city, told the Financial Times that his administration …

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When will the Americans come back?

Everywhere you go in South Africa these days, you hear the same thing: Covid-19 is over. South Africa is once again safe for tourism. But when are the Americans coming back? The Americans disappeared in December after the omicron surge, and they have yet to return. The United States is …

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South African rand pauses, resilience could be tested by Ukraine fears

South African rand coins are seen in this illustration photo taken October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, Feb 14 (Reuters) – The South African rand was stable early on Monday, but its recent resilience amid hawkish signals from global central banks …

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COVID: South Africa “returns to normal”

The pandemic was a distant memory on February 3 in Cape Town. Once a month, the downtown galleries, restaurants and shops open until late, turning the neighborhood into a huge pedestrian zone. “Friends told me there would be hardly any restrictions,” said German tourist Dominik Irschik. DW. He had just …

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Inside South African city with Kenyan names like Kisumu, Nanyuki, Thika

Kenya and South Africa have a long history of cordial relations, from the time the latter did not gain independence until today. As such, South Africa has become the destination of choice for many Kenyans in search of greener pastures. From those seeking higher education to those seeking employment, the …

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Scopa wants Ramaphosa to explain allegations of abuse of public funds

On Tuesday evening, MPs discussed a letter from suspended African National Congress (ANC) MP Mervyn Dirks who complained to the committee that President Cyril Ramaphosa had turned a blind eye to campaign finance corruption ANC elections. President Cyril Ramaphosa answers oral questions from MPs in the National Assembly Hall of …

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Ramaphosa has approved new tax laws for South Africa – 5 key changes you need to know

President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved several tax changes for South Africa by signing into law the Currency Rates and Amounts and Incomes Amendment Act, the Taxation Act Amendment Act (TLAA) and the Taxation Amendment Act (TLAA). Tax Administration Act (TALAA). In an analysis of the changes, Jean du Toit, head …

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On Friday, ANC MP Dirks will address the suspension of the party’s parliamentary caucus

Mervyn Dirks wanted Speaker Cyril Ramaphosa to report to Parliament’s finance watchdog, Scopa, on the use and possible misuse of funds, which he based on a voice recording of the president. FILE: Mervyn Dirks. Photo: parliament.gov.za CAPE TOWN — African National Congress (ANC) MP Mervyn Dirks has said he will …

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Parliament fire displaces South African nation state to relief site

No casualties were reported in the blaze, but extensive damage shook the country. (To file) Johannesburg: South Africa‘s President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual State of the Nation address from another location in Cape Town next month after a fire destroyed the city’s National Assembly building, Parliament said on …

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Parliament of South Africa: suspect charged in fire must appear in court

CAPE TOWN – ONE The blaze that ravaged South Africa’s parliament on Sunday flared up again on Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The cause of the blaze is under investigation and a man in police custody in connection with the blaze is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, officials …

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South Africa to donate J&J vaccines to other African countries

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG – South Africa to donate just over 2 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to other African countries to boost continent’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign, government says announced Friday. The doses, worth around $ 18 million, will be produced at Aspen Pharmacare’s manufacturing facility in Gqeberha, formerly Port …

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South Africa: Parliament passes four bills

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) adopted four bills at its plenary meeting today, namely the Financial Sector Law Amendment Bill, the National Forest Law Amendment Bill , the draft law amending national laws on environmental management and the draft law amending the draft law on civil aviation. The Financial …

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South African president tested positive for COVID, slightly ill

[ad_1] By ANDREW MELDRUM JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment for mild symptoms of COVID-19 after testing positive for the disease on Sunday, his office said. Ramaphosa started to feel unwell and a test confirmed COVID-19, announced a press release from the presidency. He is …

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South African regulator approves Pfizer booster vaccine after increase in Covid cases

SAHPRA approved the use of Pfizer’s Comirnaty® COVID-19 vaccine after BioNTech and Pfizer announced that two doses of their vaccine may not be enough to protect against the Omicron variant South Africa has approved the use of Pfizer’s coronavirus booster vaccine for people over the age of 18, amid growing …

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Early reports from Omicron indicate disease may be less severe

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG – The Covid-19 virus is spreading faster than ever in South Africa, the country’s president said on Monday, an indication of how the new Omicron variant is causing the pandemic, but there is has early indications that Omicron may cause less severe illness than other forms of the …

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Omicron’s travel bans hit South Africa’s safari industry

DINOKENG GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) – The recent travel bans imposed on South Africa and neighboring countries in response to the discovery of the omicron variant in southern Africa have hammered the country’s already harsh safari activities affected by the pandemic. Tourism industry in South Africa has suffered a …

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South African ANC ready to clash in local councils after heavy losses

South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress, is expected to enter opposition in councils across the country after suffering heavy loss of votes in local elections. The country’s president, ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa, said the party would rather become the main opposition in councils without a majority party rather …

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women experts commend South Africa for its strong political will to support

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women today concluded its consideration of South Africa’s fifth periodic report, with Committee experts commending South Africa’s strong political will to supporting women’s rights and questioning the efforts being made to mitigate gender-based violence in the country. A Committee expert praised South …

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ANC suffers worst electoral setback since end of apartheid

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress, South Africa’s once-vaunted liberation movement, has had its worst electoral performance since coming to power in 1994, according to municipal election results released Thursday. Faced with widespread anger over corruption and the collapse of services, the party won less than 50% of the …

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South Africa concludes ‘turning to’ funding agreement to re …

[ad_1] The European Union, Germany, France, UK and US have partnered to support South Africa’s climate action goals by helping finance the shift from its heavy reliance on coal to cleaner and renewable sources of energy. The countries, which announced their partnership with South Africa during the COP26 climate negotiations …

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ANC hopes to avoid worst post-apartheid result in local vote in South Africa

Dissatisfaction with poor service delivery could cost the ANC dear Analysts predict party vote share could drop below 50% President Cyril Ramaphosa remains popular ANC lost key metropolitan areas in 2016 polls JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 1 (Reuters) – South Africans voted in municipal elections on Monday, with the ruling African National …

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South Africa gears up for hotly contested local elections | New

Johannesburg, South Africa – South African voters will go to the polls on Monday to elect local representatives, with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) facing its most severe test since the end of apartheid. South Africa’s Constitutional Court in September ordered municipal elections to be held this year, rejecting …

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South Africa cannot afford another Chief Justice mistake …

Jacob Zuma, helped and encouraged by his legal team, has one goal in mind: to ensure that his criminal trial never leaves interlocutory blocks. The new target is Billy Downer SC, who is widely regarded by knowledgeable sources in the legal profession as the top prosecutor in the country. Regardless …

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The government must shed light on the just …

‘Just transition’, a term frequently heard in adaptation to climate change, refers to the need to preserve the livelihoods of workers as countries move towards a climate-resilient and low-carbon economy and society. . In his October 11 bulletin, President Cyril Ramaphosa said that many important sectors of the economy would …

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What’s new in City Press: Cyril is the ANC’s last hope | Somizi’s all lovey dove

[ad_1] Somizi’s all lovey dove Struggling media personality Somizi Mhlongo scored a new TV gig on DStv Moja Love. City Press has learned that Mhlongo has started filming a new dating show called Lovey Dovey, which is slated to premiere in February. Cyril is the ANC’s last hope The ANC …

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Skilled people are leaving South Africa in droves – and government employment plans can’t stop it

President Cyril Ramaphosa this week published a letter from his office addressing the state of unemployment in South Africa. In the communication, Ramaphosa announced that the government has launched the second phase of the presidential employment stimulus, which aims to create massive employment opportunities in the country within a short …

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Mkhize challenges SIU Digital Vibes report, claims unit had predetermined outcome

[ad_1] Former Health Minister Mkhize wants the Johannesburg High Court to review and overturn the findings and recommendations of the report that examines the multi-million Rand tender awarded to Digital Vibes. FILE: Former Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize delivered a speech at Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg, where the country’s first …

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They fought apartheid in South Africa. Now they want veterans benefits.

PRETORIA, South Africa – Lesley Kgogo was 17 when he swapped a school uniform for a military fatigues and joined the armed wing of the African National Congress in the fight to overthrow the apartheid regime in South Africa. He was one of thousands who trained and slept in bush …

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Heat mounts over South African bank funding for fossil fuels

[ad_1] Cooling towers at the synthetic fuel plant of the South African petrochemical company Sasol in Secunda. Photo: Reuters Cooling towers at the synthetic fuel plant of the South African petrochemical company Sasol in Secunda. Photo: Reuters Empty reservoirs and water shortages in Cape Town show how vulnerable South Africa …

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Cape Town’s economy to rely on a booming export market as tourism lags

[ad_1] Exports are key to boosting the Western Cape economy as uncertainty persists over the tourism sector which suffered a shortfall of R11 billion last year, the provincial government said. MEC for Finance and Economic Development David Maynier presented the Western Cape Province Economic Review and Outlook outlining the province’s …

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Cruise tourism will resume in Cape Town with 37 ships expected on our shores

[ad_1] After taking a heavy blow, cruise tourism to South Africa’s coasts can now resume after President Cyril Ramaphosa went to Adjusted Alert Level 1, and we don’t know who is more excited – tourists or tourists. local ! The first ship is scheduled to dock at the Cape Town …

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Cape Town cruise tourism to resume, 37 ships expected

[ad_1] In 2012, 6,050 passengers arrived on cruise ships bound for the mother city and in the 2018/19 season that number reached 52,580. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that SA is moving to Adjusted Alert Level 1 means that cruise tourism in the country may resume. The first cruise ship is …

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South African President lobbies UK Prime Minister against travel ban

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday he had held talks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a bid to remove South Africa from a “red list “travel that bans visitors to the UK due to COVID-19. The UK restrictions also mean …

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Time to reopen and recuperate in WCape – David Maynier – POLITICS

[ad_1] Today (September 30, 2021), Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier tabled the 2021 Provincial Economic Review and Outlook in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. The Provincial Economic Review and Outlook 2021 is a world-class annual research publication produced by the Provincial Treasury, aimed at educating policymakers, …

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Daily news update: next ANC candidate for mayor of Joburg and spotlight on Nkandla consultants

[ad_1] Click on the links below for the full story or visit our home page for the latest news. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 05: MMC for Environment and Infrastructure Services Cllr Mpho Moerane visited a project in Glenvista as part of the city’s celebration of World Environment Day on …

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How does the process of choosing the n …

From left to right: Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. (Photo: Alet Pretorius / Gallo Images) | Judge Navi Pillay. (Photo: Supplied) | Former public protector Thuli Madonsela. (Photo: Gallo Images / Frennie Shivambu) | President Cyril Ramaphosa. (Photo: Gallo Images / Sharon Seretlo) President Cyril Ramaphosa has kicked off the process …

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Burial of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize: images as South Africa put the late Deputy Minister to rest

[ad_1] 3 hours of Wey Don Pass Wia dis foto comes from, South African government Wetin we call say foto, A portrait of Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize wey dem display for the church di The farewell service to the family of the late Deputy President of the Presidency for Women, Youth …

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Presidential Minister Mondli Gungubele mourns the death of his son

[ad_1] Through Siyabonga Mkhwanazi 9h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Cape Town – Presidential Minister Mondli Gungubele was saddened after losing his son, Karabo, to a brief illness. The presidency announced on Friday that Karabo, 32, died today and worked for a financial institution. Gungubele …

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Watch live: the late Mayor of Jobourg, Jolidee Matongo, buried

[ad_1] The funeral of the late Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Cllr Jolidee Matongo, takes place at Finetown Hall, Johannesburg. The service began at his home from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Family and religious leaders then proceed to Finetown Hall for the funeral which will begin after …

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South Africa’s “dangerous” land policy …

South African women protest against the government’s latest land reform strategy in Cape Town, South Africa on October 15, 2020 (Photo: EPA-EFE / NIC BOTHMA) Talk about a bad signal to send to foreign investors. The Fraser Institute’s recently released Annual Economic Freedom Report includes an entire chapter titled “The …

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Low participation rate in Johannesburg and Durban centers on your …

[ad_1] People register to vote at a registration center in Protea, Soweto. (Photo: Shiraaz Mohamed) More than half a million people registered to vote on the first day of voter registration weekend. But in some voter registration offices turnout barely reached 50. Journalists from the Daily Maverick visited centers around …

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JUST IN | Joburg’s new mayor, Jolidee Matongo, dies in car crash

[ad_1] Jolidee Matongo Sharon Seretlo / Gallo Images Newly elected mayor of Johannesburg, Jolidee Matongo, has died in a car crash. He had been appointed mayor on August 10 and had held that post for a little over a month. A spokesperson confirmed to News24 that the mayor is dead. …

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South African ANC in dire straits ahead of local poll

[ad_1] While the opposition has yet to make major national inroads against the historic party that brought Nelson Mandela to power in 1994, the ANC has hemorrhaged votes over the years and stands to lose even more in the election. local, analysts and polls predict. Members of the Gauteng and …

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Horror stories of children in South Africa …

Illustrative image – Source: Michael Komape (Image: Section 27) The way South African society treats its children – as evidenced by its response to the death of Michael Komape – reveals the image of a country with a miserable soul. Mark Tomlinson is Co-Director of the Institute for Life Course …

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Exclusive: DA Shadow Health MEC Criticizes Pace Of Reopening Of Charlotte Maxeke Hospital News South Africa

[ad_1] In an exclusive interview with Briefly News, Democratic Alliance (DA) Shadow Health MEC Jack Bloom criticized the pace of the reopening of Charlotte Maxeke University Hospital in Johannesburg. The hospital has seen parts of it reopen following the fire that ravaged it, with several other parts not due to …

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Markets, analysts react to new appointments of Ndabeni-Abrahams & Godongwana

[ad_1] On Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced changes in his cabinet by reshuffling some existing members of his executive by appointing new members and new deputy ministers. New Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana at the swearing-in ceremony at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on August 6, 2021. Photo: GCIS. JOHANNESBURG …

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South African Zuma hospitalized from prison

LONDON (Reuters) – Jailed former South African president Jacob Zuma was hospitalized on Friday for medical observation, the government’s Corrections Department said. FILE PHOTO: Former South African President Jacob Zuma addresses his supporters after appearing before the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, May 17, 2021. REUTERS / Rogan Ward …

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Partners strengthen Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty

[ad_1] An engineer works at the Soroti power plant in Uganda in December 2016. The plant was developed in partnership with USAID’s Power Africa. (© Isaac Kasamani / AFP / Getty Images) The United States and its international partners are investing $ 80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help …

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Ngizwe Mchunu surrenders to police for inciting violence

[ad_1] Mchunu, who is accused of inciting violence, was shown in videos circulating on social media on Monday leaving the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Police Department handcuffed. Ngizwe Mchunu. Photo: NgizweOnline / Facebook.com JOHANNESBURG – Musician and former radio host Ngizwe Mchunu is the latest controversial figure linked to both former President …

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Head of SAPOA – The New Indian Express

[ad_1] Through PTI JOHANNESBURG: The chief landowner in South Africa on Thursday described the ongoing looting and arson in the country as “the hallmarks of an attempted coup”? and called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to impose a total lockdown to remedy the situation. The violence began last Wednesday after former …

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What is happening in South Africa? Riots after the arrest of President Jacob Zuma

[ad_1] The arrest of former South African President Jacob Zuma this month sparked looting and violence in the country’s two most populous provinces amid a record spate of Covid-19 infections. Why was Jacob Zuma arrested? Mr Zuma was President of South Africa from 2009 to 2018, a time when alleged …

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In South Africa, 28 people arrested, one highway closed over pro-Zuma protests

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African police said on Saturday 28 people had been arrested and one of the country’s largest highways remained closed due to violent protests linked to the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. Protests erupted this week in parts of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), Zuma’s home province, after …

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This South African start-up wants to grow meat from the president’s Ankole cattle cells

[ad_1] 3 Min reading South Africa’s first cell-based meat company has a bold question for President Cyril Ramaphosa. They ask to borrow cells from his award-winning Ankole cattle so they can grow the most desirable cut of beef, without slaughter. Mzansi Meat Co. founders Brett Thompson and Jay Van Der …

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South Africa hits record 24,000 new COVID-19 cases in third wave

[ad_1] Paramedics attend to a patient during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak as the country faces tighter restrictions at the MASA (South African Muslim Association) Medpark, in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 1, 2021. REUTERS / Sumaya Hisham JOHANNESBURG, July 2 (Reuters) – South Africa on Friday recorded more than 24,000 …

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Zondo investigation still has not heard testimony from 6 people, including Ramaphosa

[ad_1] The chairman of the inquiry, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, briefed reporters earlier Wednesday, detailing how the commission has sat for 418 days so far and has more than 730,000 transcripts to process. President Cyril Ramaphosa during the state inquiry into the capture on April 29, 2021 in Braamfontein, …

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Traveling to South Africa during Covid-19: what you need to know before you go

[ad_1] Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high around the world. Health officials warn that travel increases your chances of contracting and spreading the virus. Staying at home is the best way to contain transmission. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated …

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Latest coronavirus: South Africa tightens restrictions

[ad_1] Nikkei Asia is following the spread of the coronavirus which was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Cumulative global cases have reached 180,948,149, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has reached 3,919,989. For more information on the spread of COVID-19 and …

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Agricultural exporters demand more improvements at Cape Town port

[ad_1] Western Cape AGRICULTURAL exporters welcomed the planned improvements to the Cape Town port, but warned that bottlenecks would jeopardize market access and have a financial impact on the sector. This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the National Ports Authority would be an independent subsidiary of Transnet in order …

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Former South African President Eskom has died aged 63 – statement

[ad_1] Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza attends the release of the company’s 2018/19 interim results at its Megawatt Park headquarters in Sunninghill, South Africa on November 28, 2018. REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG, June 16 (Reuters) – Former chairman of South African power company Eskom and much-admired businessman Jabu Mabuza died …

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South Africa Rejects 2 Million J&J Vaccines Due to FDA Decision | World news

[ad_1] By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa has suffered further delays as it will have to throw away at least 2 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines produced in the country. The vaccines were deemed unsuitable for use by the …

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The role of solar energy in tackling the energy crisis in South Africa

[ad_1] Scatec currently has 448 MW of photovoltaic solar panels in operation in South Africa. Image: Scatec. In an effort to alleviate crippling electricity supply constraints and reduce the use of advanced diesel power plants, the South African government last August launched a technology-independent emergency tender for 2 GW of …

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South Africa’s telecommunications watchdog is expected to reach agreement with two companies by end of August

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG, June 11 (Reuters) – The South African telecommunications regulator said on Friday that ongoing negotiations with two companies over the dispute over the government’s proposed spectrum auction would be resolved by the end of August. “We should be in a good position to reach an amicable settlement agreement …

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Ramaphosa announces efforts to resuscitate razed school and rail infrastructure

[ad_1] The vandalism of the Eminyezaneni school. Photo: Holly Charlton / News24 NEW Due to a drastic increase in cases of theft and vandalism on the rail network and school infrastructure, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Thursday afternoon that the government had instructed the police to intensify their efforts to fight …

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What Africa Check found in the White Spiritual Boy Trust rabbit hole

[ad_1] By researcher Naledi Mashishi Africa Check does not hesitate to verify the absurd. We have investigated allegations that dead sirens were found in the swimming pool of a South African president. And did a Prophet really dare a lion to fight in Kruger National Park? But I didn’t expect …

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South African Minister of Health on special leave over corruption allegations

[ad_1] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa put his Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, on special leave on Tuesday after allegations his ministry irregularly awarded COVID-19-related contracts to a communications company controlled by his former partners. Ahead of Ramaphosa’s statement, the minister apologized for the public anger at the allegations, the …

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Poor countries urge G-7 members to share more Covid-19 vaccines

[ad_1] Public health officials and leaders in developing countries should pressure the Group of Seven countries to pledge large Covid-19 vaccine donations and billions in funding during a summit later this week, saying the developing world needs more help to emerge from the worst of the pandemic. High vaccination rates …

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Cape Town businesses fear negative impact of adjusted curfew

[ad_1] Through Sisonke Mlamla 4h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareE-mailShare Cape Town – There are fears that the recently announced curfew could negatively impact the thousands of jobs that depend on the tourism and hospitality sectors in the province. James Vos, a member of the mayor’s committee on economic opportunities …

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South Africa returns to tighter lockdown, virus ‘invades’ Cape Town Johannesburg Cyril Ramaphosa Pretoria Experts

[ad_1] South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that his country would revert to more stringent lockdown measures amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases which indicate the virus is “rebounding” in Africa’s worst-hit country. Positive cases in South Africa in the past seven days were 31% higher than …

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Rwandan Foreign Minister to pay rare visit to South Africa in June

[ad_1] Naledi Pandor (Brendan Croft, Gauteng Foto24) Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta is expected soon in South Africa for an official visit. This follows a meeting between South Africa and the heads of state of Rwanda. Relations between the two countries have been strained. Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta is …

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EFF’s Shivambu accuses Treasury of deceiving MPs over state bank creation

[ad_1] Treasury officials, however, said the establishment of the bank was delayed by numerous discussions with relevant departments. CAPE TOWN – The Treasury has been accused of lying and misleading Parliament about plans to create a new public bank. The finance ministry briefed Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance on its …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S ROAD TO RECOVERY STRENGTHENS WITH AMAZON INVESTS IN CAPE TOWN

[ad_1] As the city of Cape Town makes progress to rebuild the property damage and many UCT students are returning to university following displacement caused by wildfires. The city received positive news about job creation and investments from Amazon, a week after facing a disaster. It looks like South Africa’s …

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