South Africa News


Saturday, 07-04-15, 16:58How the Women of Marikana Are Taking On the World Bank[Al Jazeera] Word quickly spread across the sprawling Marikana mine and its adjoining shack lands that South African President Jacob Zuma was finally about to release the findings of a commission of inquiry into the police killing of 34 miners here in August 2012. read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 9:35Water Restrictions Imposed in KwaZulu-Natal[News24Wire] Water restrictions were imposed on Friday for several areas in KwaZulu-Natal following insufficient rain. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 20:00What Stone Tools Found at Southern Tip Tell Us About the Human Story[The Conversation Africa] Stone tools. Our ancestors made them, some people still make them, and many species of extinct humans made them too. For more than three million years, fractured pieces of hard rock provided past people with a means to extract their livelihood from the environment. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 7:24Guide Survives Leopard Attack - Leopard Doesn't[Al Jazeera] A safari guide has survived a leopard attack while viewing wildlife with tourists at South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, officials have said. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 7:18Mugabe Only Leader Holding Africa Together - Malema[CAJ News] Johannesburg -Veteran Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is the only remaining figure holding the African continent together, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has said. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 10:29PHOTO: 'Flying Car' Crashes into House[News24Wire] A car flew off the road and crashed into a house in KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, on Thursday morning, said ER24. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 5:00Behind the Scourge of Child Rape[The Conversation Africa] On July 1, a man linked to an obscure online cyber meeting space for alleged paedophiles with fetishes for the sexual abuse of babies in nappies will appear in a magistrate's court in the Western Cape. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 10:20Why President Zuma Needs More Security - Police Minister[News24Wire] The ongoing scrutiny of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has made him even more vulnerable to further security risks, prompting Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to re-evaluate the security upgrades. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 7:40Govt Sells Vodacom Stake to Fund Eskom[News24Wire] The government has sold its 13.91% stake in Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation to help fund the R23bn allocation to Eskom, National Treasury said in a statement on Wednesday. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 10:4010 Places Where Poop Shouldn't Be Found (But Is ...)[News24Wire] Sadly, 60% of men and 40% of women do not wash hands after toilet use and, as a result, spread fecal matter (poop) from their unwashed hands to the most unusual places. read more...


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