EU official denies reponsibility in migrant crisis

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

Striking Marikana miners were killers says Zuma

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

Zuma arrives for AmaXhosa King’s coronation

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

‘West still treats Africa as former vassals’

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

Merkel, Zuma in Moscow for V-day celebrations

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

ANC national chairwoman warns of plot to unseat Zuma

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

US, EU companies say ANC legislation a cause for concern

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

One white farmer killed every second day in SA

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

Zuma reiterates that Eskom’s problems are the fault of whites and ‘apartheid’

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