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Tutu expected out of hospital next week: family

Tutu expected out of hospital next week: family

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu is expected to be discharged from hospital by the end of next week, his daughter said Thursday, as his health improves under treatment for a persistent infection.The...

S.Africa sets date for Pistorius parole review: family

S.Africa sets date for Pistorius parole review: family

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

The South African review board that will decide on the release of Oscar Pistorius is to meet on September 18, his family said Thursday, after the Paralympian's parole was delayed last week.Pistorius,...

S.Africa sets date for Pistorius parole review: family

S.Africa sets date for Pistorius parole review: family

27 August 2015 | 0 comments

The South African review board that will decide on the release of Oscar Pistorius is to meet on September 18, his family said Thursday, after the Paralympian's parole was delayed last week.Pistorius,...

Accused of rape, Mandela grandson freed on bail

Accused of rape, Mandela grandson freed on bail

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to one of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's grandsons who is facing charges of raping an under-age girl.The 24-year-old is alleged to have raped the 15-year-old...

S.African police convicted over taxi driver dragged to death

S.African police convicted over taxi driver dragged to death

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Eight South African policeman were found guilty on Tuesday of murdering a Mozambican man who died after being dragged behind a moving police van in an incident that provoked global outrage. The shocking...

South African economy shrinks by 1.3% in second quarter

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter, data showed Tuesday, raising fears of a recession as gross domestic product fell by an annualised 1.3 percent, surprising analysts who...

S.African police convicted over taxi driver dragged to death

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

Eight South African policeman were on Tuesday found guilty of murdering a Mozambican man who died after being dragged behind a moving police van two years ago.The 27-year-old taxi driver, Mido Macia,...

South African GDP falls by 1.3% in second quarter

South African GDP falls by 1.3% in second quarter

25 August 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's economy shrunk in the second quarter, official statistics showed Tuesday, as gross domestic product fell an annualised 1.3 percent, surprising analysts who had predicted a small rise.The...

South Africa's rand tumbles to all-time low

South Africa's rand tumbles to all-time low

24 August 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's rand plunged to an all-time low on Monday, breaching 14 to the dollar on the back of a global drop in commodity prices.The currency of the continent's most developed economy tumbled to...

South Africa's rand tumbles to all-time low

South Africa's rand tumbles to all-time low

24 August 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's rand plunged to an all-time low on Monday, breaching 14 to the dollar on the back of a global drop in commodity prices.The currency of the continent's most developed economy tumbled to...

S.Africa convicts Czech fugitive crime boss

S.Africa convicts Czech fugitive crime boss

24 August 2015 | 0 comments

A South African court Monday convicted a notorious Czech national, Radovan Krejcir, of kidnapping and attempted murder, after a trial that exposed the country's underworld dealings.The charges related...

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for next week

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for next week

21 August 2015 | 0 comments

UK GDP, German CPI and US confidence/growth. [Contributed by TorFX]

Steenkamp family hails move to block Pistorius release

Steenkamp family hails move to block Pistorius release

20 August 2015 | 0 comments

The family of Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the South Africa's surprise decision to block the release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for her murder. Jacqui Mofokeng,...

Steenkamp family praises move to block Pistorius release

Steenkamp family praises move to block Pistorius release

20 August 2015 | 0 comments

The family of Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the the South African government's surprise decision to block the release of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for her...

S.Africa's rand hits 14-year low against dollar

S.Africa's rand hits 14-year low against dollar

20 August 2015 | 0 comments

The South African rand dropped Thursday to a 14-year low against the dollar, hammered by lower commodity prices and slow growth in China, the country's largest trading partner.The currency of Africa's...

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