The crisis of mass migration of refugees from Africa was not caused by European countries, but by autocratic leaders, a European official said on Tuesday.
Roeland van de Geer, European Union ambassador to South Africa, said the cause of the … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma has shown little sympathy for the victims and relatives of the Marikana massacre after he announced that the slain and wounded miners had themselves been killers.
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) south campus hall was packed … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma’s salary increase has been approved, even after opposition parties fought against it, EWN reports.
In January, the Independent Commission on the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers recommended a 5% increase for all office bearers, including the president, … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Nqadu Great place in the Eastern Cape for the coronation of AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu.
Zuma joins dignitaries which include traditional leaders, academics and politicians from the rest of Africa and abroad.
Locals … Read the rest
Western “colonial” states are not interested in South Africa’s development, but rather want to take its natural resources and never give anything back, pres. Jacob Zuma, told RT. It’s China’s investment that Zuma sees as a way to prosperity.
“The … Read the rest
Ukraine’s settlement and possibilities for the restoration of cooperation between Russia and Germany will be high on the agenda of talks in the Kremlin on Sunday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is arriving in … Read the rest
Former presidential pilot Pule Ramolefi was sentenced on Tuesday in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg to 15 years in prison for murder.
The court heard that Ramolefi, who joined the South African Civil Aviation Authority in 2003, has been … Read the rest
ANC national chairwoman Baleka Mbete believes there is an internal plot to unseat President Jacob Zuma before he completes his second term.
Speaking at the ANC Limpopo provincial general council in Polokwane on Sunday night, Mbete said Zuma’s detractors who … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma was defended from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, when visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe urged the South African media to “stop tarnishing him”.
“You can tarnish me – I don’t care,” he said at a media conference … Read the rest
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will be acting president until Tuesday while Jacob Zuma is away on a working trip this week, the presidency said.
Zuma was travelling to Algeria to meet President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a South Africa-Algeria … Read the rest
European and US businesses with operations based in South Africa said legislation coming from the ANC was a cause for concern.
The compulsory black ownership element in the new broad-based black economic empowerment codes were weighing on US companies in … Read the rest
The killing-spree against white farmers continues unabated.
Two black men were arrested for the murder of an elderly white woman at Erfbloem farm near Theunissen, Free State police said on Tuesday.
The two blacks, aged 21 and 22, were accused … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma used the ANC’s January 8 birthday rally to absolve his government from responsibility of the energy crises gripping the country, according to reports from the ANC shindig in Cape Town.
Zuma told over 50 000 of ANC … Read the rest
The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, said last night that whites should never have come to South Africa and that all of the country’s problems were their doing.
“You must remember that a man called Jan van Riebeek arrived … Read the rest