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Ford recalls 4,500 cars in S.Africa after fires

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

US motor giant Ford on Monday recalled 4,500 1.6-litre Kuga cars in South Africa after nearly 40 incidents in which vehicles were reported to have burst into flames.Over recent years, the SUV model has...

Ford announces recall of Kuga cars in S.Africa after fires

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

US motor giant Ford announced Monday the recall of 4,500 1.6-litre Kuga cars in South Africa after nearly 40 incidents in which vehicles were reported to have burst into flames.Over recent years, the...

Ford announces recall of Kuga cars in S.Africa after fires

16 January 2017 | 0 comments

US motor giant Ford announced Monday the recall of 4,500 1.6-litre Kuga cars in South Africa over safety fears after nearly 40 incidents in which vehicles were reported to have burst into flames.Over...

South African freelance journalist kidnapped in Syria

14 January 2017 | 0 comments

A freelance South African photojournalist has been kidnapped at gunpoint in northwestern Syria, near the Turkish border, his family and an aid organisation said in statements released on Saturday.Shiraaz...

South African president says ANC ready for female leader

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma has said the ruling ANC party is ready for its first female leader, days after his former wife was named by the party's influential women's league as its choice to succeed...

South African president says ANC ready for female leader

12 January 2017 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma has said the ruling ANC party is ready for its first female leader, days after his former wife was named by the party's influential women's league as its choice to succeed...

Two Cape Town mosques defaced in 'Islamophobic' attacks

10 January 2017 | 0 comments

Two mosques in Cape Town have been defaced in "Islamophobic" attacks with blood sprayed on walls and a pig's snout left on an entrance gate, South African officials said Tuesday.The Western Cape provincial...

S.Africa's Zuma admits mistakes as ANC set for change

8 January 2017 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday denounced corruption within the ruling ANC party and admitted that mistakes had cost the party at the ballot box after a year of damaging scandals.Zuma is...

ANC women's league wants Zuma ex-wife to lead party

7 January 2017 | 0 comments

The powerful Women's League of South Africa's ruling ANC on Saturday chose outgoing African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their candidate for party leader.Battle has been raging within the African...

S.Africa backs Western Sahara independence at talks

6 January 2017 | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday held talks in Pretoria with the leader of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement, in a show of support for the territory's struggle against...

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3 January 2017 | 0 comments

The number of expatriates increases every year. Expat forum Expatica wants to find out who make up this expat network and how we can improve current services for them. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher.

Notorious prison escapee dies in South Africa

28 December 2016 | 0 comments

A prisoner who escaped twice from high-security jails in South Africa died while being treated for an illness that guards reportedly at first suspected was part of another escape plot, officials said...

Three killed in South African prison riot

26 December 2016 | 0 comments

A prison riot erupted Monday in South Africa when inmates clashed with guards at a jail outside Port Elizabeth, leaving three people dead and 26 others injured, officials said.A helicopter, ambulances...

Head of scandal-hit S.African broadcaster resigns

19 December 2016 | 0 comments

The chairman of South Africa's public broadcaster has resigned, officials said Monday after months of controversy over alleged news censorship and money wasting that has rocked the corporation.The South...

Ex-Guantanamo inmate moving from Uruguay to South Africa: report

16 December 2016 | 0 comments

A former Guantanamo inmate who was resettled in Uruguay has departed for South Africa, local media said Thursday.The Syrian Jihad Diyab -- who launched a hunger strike earlier this year to demand relocation...



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