SA tops global equity returns since 1900 - study

2017-02-24 07:04

SA stocks have returned an average 7.2%, more than 2 percentage points above the global average and the most among 23 nations, according to data going back 117 years.

'South Africa stop killing our people,' protesting Nigerians demand

2017-02-23 11:07

Nigerians in Abuja reportedly staged an anti-xenophobia protest outside the South African embassy in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, calling on authorities to "stop attacks on African nationals".

Why New Zealanders are so good

2017-02-19 10:00

Three years ago, Ross Geldenhuys proved that timing is everything when he left a South African rugby career to play in New Zealand.

Donald Trump, Nigeria's Buhari to hold 'telephonic meeting'

2017-02-13 15:31

United States President Donald Trump is reportedly set to hold a "telephonic meeting" with his Nigerian counterpart President Mohammadu Buhari.

Zuma pledges to 'work together' with new Somali leader Farmajo

2017-02-10 17:30

President Jacob Zuma has pledged to work together with the newly elected president of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation has said in a statement.

Zuma conveys condolences to DRC after opposition leader Tshisekedi's death

2017-02-04 13:32

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences to the Democratic Republic of Congo following the death of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, a statement says.

Is South Africa ditching Botswana?

2017-01-30 10:01

SA might have ditched its support for Botswana's candidate to become AU Commission chair, as hinted by International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane during an interview over the weekend.

Malema 'a Western agent sent to disrupt African revolutionary parties'

2017-01-28 11:00

The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania has reportedly described Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema as "a Western agent sent to disrupt [African] revolutionary parties", following his recent attack on President Robert Mugabe.

Zuma 'likely to vote for Kenyan candidate to replace Dlamini-Zuma at AU'... find out why

2017-01-27 11:30

Even though SA should officially support a candidate from southern Africa, unofficial talk is that President Jacob Zuma will vote for the Kenyan candidate to replace Nkosazana Dlamani-Zuma as AU Commission chair. Find out why?

It's time South Africa tuned into Africa's views about its role on the continent

2017-01-25 15:59

South Africa considers itself to be playing a key role in promoting the 'African Agenda' in continental and world affairs. But perceptions in the rest of Africa tell a different story, writes The Conversation.


Xenophobia: MTN 'shuts' offices in Nigeria, police 'on guard'

2017-02-24 06:08

Police in Nigeria are reportedly guarding the head office of the mobile phone giant MTN in the capital Abuja after protesters against xenophobic attacks in South Africa tried to storm it.

Growing commodity demand positive for SA - economist

2017-02-20 19:49

Increasing infrastructure spend in the US could be a positive for South Africa as it drives demand for commodities.

SA 'not declining as continental power' under Zuma

2017-02-14 18:42

Is South Africa declining in stature as a power in Africa? It depends on how you look at it, ANC MP and chair of Parliament’s porftolio committee on international relations, Siposezwe Masango, has said.

EXCLUSIVE: I've been 'very safe' in SA, says Lesotho's exiled Tom Thabane

2017-02-11 10:30

Lesotho's ex-prime minister Tom Thabane has described his stay in South Africa as "very safe", as he prepares to head back home.

Ramaphosa heads to Lesotho 'to review peace progress'

2017-02-10 14:30

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to pay a working visit to Maseru, Lesotho in pursuance of his SADC mandate to consolidate peace and stability in the mountainous kingdom, the presidency says.

ANC says AU's decision to re-admit Morocco is 'regrettable'

2017-01-31 11:04

The ANC has described as "regrettable" the African Union 's decision to re-admit Morocco into the regional bloc.

You'll be OK, Mugabe govt tells SA-based Zimbabweans amid xenophobia fears

2017-01-30 06:30

Pretoria has told Zimbabwe that "acts of a xenophobic nature" will be dealt with decisively amid fresh fears of attacks on foreigners, a Zimbabwe government minister says.

SA 'not opposed to Morocco re-joining AU', - official

2017-01-28 07:03

A South African official at the African Union has told News24 that SA is not opposed to Morocco re-joining the AU but "will have to accept Western Sahara as an equal member of the organisation".

Don't be tricked by 'fake job offers in SA', desperate Zimbabweans warned

2017-01-26 13:20

The Zimbabwe consulate in South Africa has said fraudsters’ were luring unsuspecting Zimbabweans with dubious jobs adverts to come to the country.

'Loud-mouthed Gucci revolutionary': Mugabe govt slates Malema AGAIN

2017-01-25 10:00

Just in case the message didn't get through the first time, President Robert Mugabe's government is making sure everyone knows it is not pleased with Julius Malema's "Grandpa it's enough" comments.

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