Sisulu apologises to Lesotho King Letsie III over border drama

2018-04-07 11:19

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu has paid a courtesy call on the King of Lesotho, His Majesty King Letsie III to discuss, among other things, the challenges at the Maseru Bridge, a border between South Africa and Lesotho.

SA could have done 'much more' to save me: Mugabe

2018-03-24 07:33

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe says South Africa could have done "much more" to save him politically during last year's military takeover.

PICS: SA, Zim 'are joined on the hip… we'll find ways to grow our economies', says Ramaphosa

2018-03-19 06:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa met with his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare over the weekend and the two leaders reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries.

SA listeriosis outbreak no threat to Zim - meat processor

2018-03-15 17:17

Zimbabwe's largest cold meat processor, Colcom Foods, says its products are safe and have not been affected by the outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa.

Man, 41, fighting for his life in Namibia's first case of listeriosis - report

2018-03-14 10:30

Namibia has reportedly recorded its first case of listeriosis, with a 41-year-old man said to be fighting for his life in a hospital in Windhoek.

Joseph Kabila opponents meet in SA to build coalition ahead of polls

2018-03-12 15:01

DRC's top opposition leader and other figures opposed to longtime President Joseph Kabila are meeting meet in South Africa to build a coalition ahead of long-delayed elections in the turbulent, resource-rich country.

Listeria outbreak: SA neighbours ban meat exports

2018-03-05 21:04

Four countries in southern Africa have taken steps against South African chilled meat imports made at a factory found to be the origin of the world's worst-ever listeria outbreak.

'Two presidents who failed to read the mood': Zimbabweans react to #ZumaRecall

2018-02-14 06:05

Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their views on South Africa’s unfolding political drama, and many see parallels with the one that gripped their own country when Robert Mugabe was removed from office three months ago.

'I want Grace Mugabe handed over for prosecution', says SA model whipped by ex-president's wife

2018-01-29 06:04

The SA model, Gabriella Engels, who says she was whipped by Zimbabwe former president Robert Mugabe's wife, now says she wants Grace Mugabe prosecuted.

Africa travel blogger: South Africans 'are spoiled, mostly ungrateful' compared to other Africans

2018-01-12 13:14

South Africa's Katchie Nzama has travelled to so many countries across the African continent. News24's Africa editor Betha Madhomu speaks to her about her experiences and future plans.


US steel and aluminium tariffs a risk for local jobs – Davies

2018-03-26 16:53

US President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminium pose a risk to jobs for South African steel and aluminum workers, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has said.

Ramaphosa: SA borders 'need to be open for Africans to move freely and to promote business'

2018-03-22 06:00

South Africa’s borders need to be open for people – particularly Africans – to move more freely and to promote business, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Botswana's Ian Khama accuses Trump of 'encouraging' elephant poaching

2018-03-17 18:01

Botswana's president Ian Khama has accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies.

Namibia 'pulls products linked to listeriosis off shelves' – report

2018-03-15 10:02

The Namibian ministry of health has reportedly instructed food inspectors to remove products that are likely linked to listeriosis from shelves in shops all over the country.

Emulate 'principled' Zuma, Zim's Mugabe told

2018-03-13 10:30

Robert Mugabe needs to take a leaf out of former president Jacob Zuma's book and show "virtues of a principled leader" by not resenting his fall from power, a state newspaper says.

EFF calls on Africa to 'join in the wave of economic freedom of our lifetime'

2018-03-07 08:30

The EFF has called on Africa to "join in the wave of economic freedom", saying that the land and mineral resources on the African continent should be "redirected to benefit African people and their economies".

Ramaphosa says Tsvangirai will be remembered for his 'profound role in Zim politics'

2018-02-16 08:30

President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences to Zimbabwe following the passing away of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

SA troops accused of 'beating up 17-year-old boy and sexually exploiting women in DRC'

2018-02-13 06:19

South African troops serving in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been accused of beating a 17-year-old boy and sexually exploiting women, a UN spokesperson says.

Stability in southern Africa hinges on how leaders gain and lose power

2018-01-23 10:27

Too often developments in one country are seen in isolation. In southern Africa events in one affect others in the region, writes The Conversation.

Zuma, Kenyatta to hold talks in Durban

2018-01-09 13:10

President Jacob Zuma is set to hold talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at Dr John Dube residence in Durban, the presidency has said in a statement.

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