Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

South Africa News

News on South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 min ago | Iol.co.za

Doctor's hell at hands of a mob

When Dr Elizabeth Augustine and her husband, Florian, spoke of leaving their home in Derby in the UK to work in South Africa's public health system, their friends and family discouraged them.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Common Dreams

If Liberal Zionism Were Dead, What Actions Would That Imply?

'The core problem with the Liberal Zionists,' writes Naiman, 'is not that they believe in Zionism, but that they do not believe in organizing effective pressure on the Israeli government to bring about the policies that the Liberal Zionists claim to support .'

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas hits headlines in South Africa with impressive Maritzburg debut

Ghanaian striker Mohammed 'Mike' Anas scored one goal and set up another in his debut for South African side Maritzburg as they claimed a 3-0 win over Chippa United.

Comment?

Related Topix: Africa, World News,

Iol.co.za

Man held for Meadowlands murders

A 33-year-old man wanted in connection with a couple's murder in Meadowlands, Soweto, handed himself over to police on Tuesday, Gauteng police said.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

Reuters

UPDATE 3-South Africa dodges recession, faces more pain ahead

South Africa avoided slipping into recession in the second quarter as solid growth in agriculture and finance outweighed a plunge in production in the strike-hit mining sector, data showed on Tuesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Africa, Agriculture, Science

DNA India

3 Indian-origin South African women brutally murdered

Three Indian-origin women in South Africa have been murdered brutally in separate incidents, two of them allegedly killed by their partners, sending shock waves among the community members.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Africa,

Iol.co.za

Cosatu to intensify Israel boycott

Cosatu on Tuesday vowed to "intensify" mobilising South Africans to boycott companies trading with Israel and any goods imported from the country.

Comment?

Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Hamas (Palestine)

Iol.co.za

Blaze claims life of 10-year-old

Two of his grandchildren are in hospital, while a third, 10-year-old Simphiwe, was caught in a blaze after his Diepkloof, Soweto, home caught fire.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News,

Iol.co.za

'Porn' teacher could face more charges

His attorney, Nerissa Farrington, requested copies of the charge sheet, at which point prosecutor Nauchaad Harripersadh said more charges were likely to be added to the current, single charge of possession of child pornography.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

Iol.co.za

Murder accused asked doc to lie for her

Loretta Cooke, who is accused of cutting open a woman to steal her unborn child, told a doctor she discovered the victim in a pool of blood.

Comment?

Related Topix: Violent Crime, World News

Iol.co.za

Brickz rape case postponed

Kwaito musician Sipho Charles Ndlovu, also known as "Brickz", accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

Iol.co.za

ANC brings big guns to powers body

In a move to bring political clout to Parliament's powers and privileges committee, the forum which can discipline MPs, the ANC has brought out its heavyweights now the committee is finally re-established, three months into the life of the current term.

Comment?

Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marine News

South African Measures to Counter Spread of Ebola

South Africa's Department of Health has published a Cabinet decision with regards to measures to counter and control the potential spread of Ebola from West African countries where outbreaks have been reported.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

The Courier

Schools join in South African language concert

To mark the passing of Nelson Mandela late last year, Stella Savy and Vocalise are working with Valanga and Andrea Khoza and Ballarat region students to perform songs from the Limpopo Province in South Africa.

Comment?

Related Topix: Africa, World News, Mandela, Drama Movies

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Klerksdorp Earthquake - Mining or Nature?

Establishing whether the recent earthquake in South Africa's North West province was purely mining induced, or caused by natural tectonic shifts in the earth's crust, is not a simple matter, experts said during a recent panel discussion hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria.

Comment?

Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, Geology, Science

Iol.co.za

Accountant jailed for stealing

An accountant with a gambling addiction was jailed for six years by a Cape Town court on Monday, for stealing from the Anglican Aids Health Care Trust, and from a trucking company.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

West Australian

Exclusive - Lonmin aims to cut up to 5,700 South Africa jobs - sources

Platinum producer Lonmin aims to cut around 5,700 jobs, about 21 percent of its South African workforce, as part of a drive to restore profits after a five-month wage strike this year, sources familiar with the plan said.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

Iol.co.za

I will beat corruption charges: Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema was confident of beating looming fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and racketeering charges against him, he said on Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Ruling Party Nominates Nkandla Committee Members

The ANC has nominated senior parliamentary members to the ad hoc committee that will deliberate on President Jacob Zuma's response to investigations into public spending at his Nkandla home.

Comment?

Related Topix: Africa, World News, African National Congress (South Africa), Democratic Alliance (South Africa)

Iol.co.za

NPA seizes alleged fraudster's assets

The NPA has seized assets worth about R31.8 million belonging to a Taiwanese woman who allegedly defrauded the City of Cape Town, it said on Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: World News

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••