Southern Africa

SA Jewish board hits back over attacks on Shashi Naidoo

Johannesburg - The South Africa Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) said on Tuesday it was appalled by how flagrantly the right to freedom of expression …

Cape Town

Gold Street Is Where South Africa’s Mining History Goes to Die

The death rattle of the industry that once symbolized South Africa can be heard in the town of Carletonville—on Gold Street.<p>That’s where Paseka …

South Africa

Just announced: SA restaurant voted 50th best in the world

Breaking News: SA restaurant awarded at The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018<p>The awards ceremony of the The World's 50 Best Restaurants was held this …

South Africa

Civilisation, white farmers and being a South African Australian today

How widespread is support by South African Australians for the initiative to give special status to white South African farmers? Has the Afriforum …

South Africa

Little Known Black History Fact: Charlotte Maxeke

The late <b>Charlotte Maxeke</b> is not a well-known figure outside her homeland of South Africa, but on this day in 1901 she made a significant mark. The …

South Africa

South Africa May Inflation Eases as Food Costs Rise Least Since 2013

South Africa’s inflation rate fell in May as food prices rose at the slowest pace since 2013, reducing chances that the central bank will increase …

South Africa

Russia hope win over Egypt sparks run into World Cup knockout stages

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov hopes the best is yet to come for the World Cup hosts after they virtually sealed their …

Sport (South Africa)

Cape Town scraps desalination barge plan as water crisis eases

Cape Town’s city council scrapped plans to hire a desalination barge to supplement water supply after good winter rains helped ease the worst drought …

Business (South Africa)

South Africa's 2018 GDP growth expected to hit 1.7 pct in 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s economy is expected to recover from a poor start this year, rescued by stronger growth in the rest of the world, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.<p>Mine workers employed at Sibanye Gold's Masimthembe shaft operate a drill in Westonaria, South Africa, April 3, …

South Africa

Here’s how many South Africans own a gun

Weapons watchdog the <b>Small Arms Survey</b> has released its latest report on gun ownership around the world.<p>The survey includes statistics from over 230 …

South Africa

From One Indian To Another: Malema Is Not Entirely Wrong

Dear South African Indians,Let's not pretend.Let's not pretend that some of our small business owners will not employ a black person in any role …

South African Politics

US pulls out of UN Human Rights Council, as feared, over treatment of Israel

Washington — The US withdrew from a "hypocritical and self-serving" UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against …

Business (South Africa)

Suspect in killing of South Africa national football captain arrested | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa’s national football team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement on Friday.<p>Goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa of South Africa's Orlando Pirates is beaten …

South Africa

Ramaphosa comes out to bat for Zuma over Gordhan axing

President Cyril Ramaphosa will fight a ruling that his predecessor Jacob Zuma must detail what led to his decision to fire Pravin Gordhan as Finance …

South Africa

Investec, RMB Are Said to Seek Vox Disposal for Fiber Exit

Vox Telecom Ltd. shareholders are looking to sell the South African fiber-network provider for about 3 billion rand ($228 million) to take advantage …

South Africa

State to continue covering Jacob Zuma’s legal fees

South African taxpayers will continue to foot the bill for former president Jacob Zuma’s legal fees, the presidency confirmed.<p>Opposition parties, the …

Jacob Zuma

Four reasons Danny Cipriani could start for England against South Africa in Cape Town

Two defeats mean the series is over for England and the third contest at Newlands on Saturday represents a dead rubber.<p>Even so, Eddie Jones could be poised to hand Danny Cipriani a first Test start since 2008. Here are three reasons he might have considered.<p>1. Defensive heft<p>I know. It seems both …

South Africa

Livescoring

Colombia Japan<p>David Ospina<br>• Oscar Murillo<br>• Santiago Arias<br>• Carlos Sanchez<br>• Radamel Falcao<br>• Juan Cuadrado<br>• Jefferson Lerma<br>• Johan Mojica<br>• Juan Quintero<br>• Jose …

Sport (South Africa)

South Africa: TV Presenter Shashi Naidoo to Speak on Gaza Comments

Human rights and Palestinian solidarity organisation BDS South Africa will be holding a press conference with South African TV personality Shashi …

South Africa

Mike Brown dumps Twitter as fan rage erupts following England's series defeat to South Africa

Harlequins' Mike Brown dumps Twitter as fan rage erupts following England's series defeat to South Africa<p><b>Mike Brown has quit Twitter after getting</b> …

Sport (UK)

How Blockchain Will Disturb The E-Commerce Industry In The Next Few Years

While we couldn’t hope to provide an exhaustive analysis of the circumstances in which the use of artificial intelligence could result in legal …

Artificial Intelligence

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' - Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic - The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims …

Sport (South Africa)

eNCA | It's important for Black South Africans to own land: Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane also says white privilege is something that should be taken as seriously as black poverty.

South Africa

How far can a company slash wages and benefits to maximise profits? The Constitutional Court will decide

On 28 May 2018, the Constitutional Court heard a case which will determine the extent to which an employer is allowed to slash salaries and benefits …

News (South Africa)

Protests close two major national routes

Jenni Evans<p>Two major national routes were blocked by protesters on Wednesday, with the N3 at Van Reenen's Pass in KwaZulu-Natal and the N2 through …

South Africa

South Africa's finance minister warns of challenges as rand tumbles

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African government is concerned by the rand’s plunge to its lowest this year and will step up a “defence mechanism”, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said, but he fell short of calling the currency’s dip a crisis.<p>Nhlanhla Nene, South Africa's Finance Minister, …

South Africa

Top sports court probes Semenya’s challenge of rules

Lausanne — The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday it had opened a probe into Caster Semenya’s challenge of controversial new …

Business (South Africa)

Spatio-temporal modelling of weekly malaria incidence in children under 5 for early epidemic detection in Mozambique

Altmetric: 11<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 18 June 2018<p>Kathryn L. Colborn,<br>• Emanuele Giorgi ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0640-181X,<br>• Andrew J. …

Public Health

Living in the Interregnum

The following essay is based on the James Lecture presented at the New York Institute for the Humanities on October 14, 1982.<p>1.<p>Police files are our …

South Africa

4 strategies to protect and grow your wealth

The past two-and-a-half years have been a tough time for South African investors.<p>Economic growth has been low, the local market has disappointed and …

Investing