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S.African lobby group to privately prosecute Malema

19 April 2018 | 0 comments

A South African lobby group said Thursday that it plans to privately prosecute opposition leader Julius Malema for alleged corruption linked to a multi-million-dollar government contract.Malema, the outspoken...

South Africa inflation hits seven-year low

18 April 2018 | 0 comments

South Africa's inflation rate has fallen to a seven-year low, official statistics showed Wednesday, as food prices were tempered by improved rainfall with the easing of a national drought.Consumer price...

KPMG banned from auditing South Africa's state bodies

17 April 2018 | 0 comments

South Africa on Tuesday announced it has banned KPMG from auditing its government institutions following a series of scandals involving the international auditor in the country.The decision to terminate...

S.Africa authorities raid Gupta property over graft

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

South African officials on Monday raided a Johannesburg property belonging to the Guptas, a wealthy business family at the heart of graft allegations against former president Jacob Zuma.The Hawks police...

World press photo of the year award

Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt wins the World Press Photo of the...

16 April 2018 | 0 comments

The World Press Photo of the Year honours the photographer whose visual creativity and skills made a picture that captures or represents an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.

South Africa Gupta plane grounded in corruption probe

14 April 2018 | 0 comments

A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against ex-president Jacob Zuma has been flown back to South Africa where it was grounded by a court order, an official said...

S.Africa lays to rest 'Mama' Winnie Mandela

14 April 2018 | 0 comments

South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.Tens of thousands of mourners burst into...

Soweto pays final respects to Winnie Mandela

13 April 2018 | 0 comments

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Soweto on Friday to see the funeral procession of Winnie Mandela ahead of her final send-off this weekend.A black hearse carrying the body of Mandela, one of the...

S.Africa bids emotional farewell to 'Mama Winnie' Mandela

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

Thousands of mourners flocked Wednesday to the heart of South Africa's sprawling Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela's former wife and struggle hero...

South African woman jailed for racist rant in appeal bid

11 April 2018 | 0 comments

The first South African to be jailed for racist slurs went to court on Wednesday in a bid to appeal her conviction and three-year jail sentence.Former realtor Vicki Momberg, 49, was last month sentenced...

Top S.Africa court ends Pistorius's final appeal bid

9 April 2018 | 0 comments

South Africa's highest court has rejected Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal against his 13-year jail term, ending the long legal battle over his killing of his girlfriend in 2013. The former Paralympic...

S.Africa opposition leader re-elected as polls loom

8 April 2018 | 0 comments

Mmusi Maimane, the leader of South Africa's main opposition Democratic Alliance party, was re-elected on Sunday as the party kicked-off campaigning for elections due by 2019.The party which has the second...

Former leaders jailed for corruption

6 April 2018 | 0 comments

A host of former country leaders have served time behind bars for corruption committed while they were in power, with South Korea's ex-president being the latest to be jailed Friday.Some have been able...

The path to court: Zuma and the arms deal

6 April 2018 | 0 comments

Here is a timeline of major events in the corruption charges against South African former president Jacob Zuma:- Red flag -- November 1998: The cabinet approves an arms deal at a price tag of $2.5 billion....

S.Africa's Zuma defiant after court appearance on graft charges

6 April 2018 | 0 comments

Former South African president Jacob Zuma came out fighting on Friday after appearing in court to face corruption charges over a suspect multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal.Zuma was composed in the dock...



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