• Africa: Invest in Agriculture, Continent Urged

    [The Herald] Durban -AFRICAN governments should invest in agriculture, giving particular attention to the small scale farmers on whom the sector and the continent's economic transformation are premised. Speaking during a debate here yesterday on leadership in an era of disruption, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said it was ...

  • South Africa: Cabinet Welcomes FDI Report

    [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Cabinet has welcomed the A.T. Kearney's 2017 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence report, which indicates that South Africa is the 25th most attractive destination for foreign direct investment globally, the first from the African Continent.

  • In Sudafrica è arrivato il momento della verità per il presidente

    Indebolita di recente dal rallentamento della sua economia, fonte di tensioni sociali e di xenofobia, la situazione in Sudafrica è diventata sempre più critica. Infatti il 3 aprile la “nazione arcobaleno” ha visto il suo rating finanziario valutato dall’agenzia Standard & Poor’s scendere a BB+, il livello più basso delle ...

  • PHOTOS: Groups protest in South Africa, demand Zuma’s resignation

    Members of South Africa’s powerful trade union federation, Cosatu, a key coalition partner of the ruling ANC, protested on Tuesday, at Port Elizabeth, asking the embattled President Jacob Zuma to resign following a deeply unpopular cabinet reshuffle. The trade union federation comprise of Supporters of the Save South Africa (SaveSA) ...

  • ‘Nonsense’, South Africa’s finance minister responds to sack

    South Africa’s outgoing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Friday an intelligence report President Jacob Zuma used as justification to fire him was “absolute nonsense”. Gordhan also said during a televised press conference in Pretoria that he had been “sickened” by allegations that he had secret meetings to undermine the ...

  • Groom raped woman in a park hours before marrying pregnant partner

    A groom has admitted a "sustained and systematic" rape hours before he was due to marry his pregnant partner, the BBC reports.Convicted rapist Derry Flynn McCann, 28, launched a two-hour assault "within sight" of his victim's front door in Hackney, east London, on 13 January.He later married his partner having ...

  • Nigerians in South Africa raise fears of new attacks

    The Nigerian community in South Africa said on Monday that some of its members were receiving  calls threatening more attacks against their homes and businesses. It was reported that South Africans had launched xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreign nationals in Pretoria West on Saturday. No fewer  than five ...

  • FG orders missions to probe attacks on Nigerians in S’Africa

    John Ameh and Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian High Commission and consulate in Pretoria and Johannesburg to investigate the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Sola Enikanolaiye, explained that the findings of the probe would be ...

  • FG demands justice for Nigerians killed in South Africa

    Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has asked the South African government to investigate and punish those involved in the killing of a Nigerian in Johannesburg in December last year. It also called on Pretoria to end extra-judicial killings, criminalising immigrants and xenophobic attacks in South Africa. The Special Assistant ...