Xi to give speech at opening of Paris climate conference

2015-11-25 13:17

China has announced that President Xi Jinping will give a speech at the opening of a key climate change conference in Paris later this month, before making state visits to South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Dream turns sour for Ethiopian migrants jailed in Malawi

2015-10-14 07:36

The dream of a new life in SA has turned into a nightmare for hundreds of Ethiopian migrants held in overcrowded Malawian jails despite having served their sentences for illegal entry.

PICS: Lions rescued from circuses coming to SA

2015-09-01 12:12

A group of 33 lions, rescued from ten circuses in Peru and Colombia, will be relocated to a sanctuary in Limpopo next month.

DA abusing the office of the public protector - ANC chief whip

2015-06-23 13:22

The ANC says the DA has a political agenda in asking the Public Protector to investigate the circumstances in which Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir left South Africa recently.

Tesla: Huge battery market in SA

2015-06-16 09:40

Tesla Motors' chief technology officer says South Africa can be a "huge market" for battery storage as rolling blackouts stifle factory production.

US welcomes SA poultry deal

2015-06-07 20:00

The American Poultry & Egg Export Council says it's looking forward to working with SA on implementing a new agreement regarding chicken products.

Over 400 Mozambicans deported from SA

2015-05-16 17:03

More than 400 Mozambicans have returned home after being deported from South Africa.

Healthy, smiling Grace Mugabe in SA with hubby

2015-04-08 12:10

Contrary to media reports that Grace Mugabe was gravely ill and suffering from cancer, Zimbabwe’s first lady appeared healthy and cheerful when she jetted in SA with her husband President Robert Mugabe.

Don't border-jump into SA, you'll die - Zim VP

2015-03-14 16:01

School pupils should not try to jump the border into SA they might go back "in a coffin carrying flowers on your chest", Zimbabwe Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has reportedly said.

SA woman in Botswana court for illegal possession of ivory

2015-02-24 11:18

A South African woman and a man from Botswana have appeared in court in Maun for alleged illegal possession of ivory weighing 52.4kg, a report says.


Fed suspense grips Africa Central Banks

2015-11-16 21:00

Central banks at three corners of Africa - South Africa, Ghana and Kenya - have a last chance in coming days to prepare their economies for any liftoff in US interest rates.

SA hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

2015-09-02 13:58

At South African hunting reserve, US bow hunters lie in wait for antelope and other wildlife.

At least 1 418 Zim bodies repatriated from SA – report

2015-07-07 11:41

At least 1 418 bodies of Zimbabweans were repatriated into the country from South Africa in the past six months, Zimbabwean officials have said, according to a report.

Mystery surrounds BA stowaways

2015-06-19 12:30

A suspected stowaway is being treated in a London hospital after being found unconscious on a British Airways flight from Johannesburg after the plane had landed, British police say.

Poultry deal with US will assure SA access

2015-06-08 11:38

An agreement with the US to allow chicken exports to SA will ensure that products maintain access to the US through the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

BHP Billiton puts Exxon project on back burner

2015-05-19 17:00

BHP Billiton is putting its Scarborough liquefied natural gas project with Exxon Mobil in Australia on the back burner amid lower prices and competition from the US.

Stop hiring Zimbabweans, Botswana farmers told

2015-04-29 13:26

Botswana has reportedly barred local farmers from employing "cheap" Zimbabwean workers, saying farmers should pay farm workers well so that they can attract Batswana to work in their farms.

The reclusive SA entrepreneur who made R5bn from Nando’s

2015-03-20 13:58

The fast-growing spicy-chicken chain has 1 100 locations in 22 countries, helping make its original backer, Dick Enthoven, a billionaire.

Force used to crush freedom in Africa - report

2015-02-25 16:57

A worrying picture of ongoing human rights abuse, particularly in Southern Africa, has been painted by Amnesty International in its 2014/2015 yearly report.

Zim Gukurahundi killings 'a Western conspiracy'

2015-02-16 08:43

Zimbabwe’s Gukurahundi massacres which saw up to 20 000 villagers and opponents of President Robert Mugabe killed in mid-1980s, was a conspiracy of the UK, US and apartheid-era, a report says.

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