Switzerland has opened a probe related to $2 billion of loans to Mozambique that were organized by banks including Credit Suisse Group AG and VTB Bank PJSC, in a scandal that has already attracted the attention of prosecutors in the … Read the rest
No arrests have been made after three South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers allegedly opened fire on a marked police vehicle and that of a tracking company.
According to provincial spokesperson Colonel Leonard Hlati, detectives from Mbuzini are investigating … Read the rest
The Alexandra Magistrate’s Court Tuesday postponed the murder case of Emmanuel Sithole to 4 May 2015, for formal bail application.
Sithole was beaten and stabbed to death in Alexandra on Sunday.
His alleged attackers were documented by a Sunday Times … Read the rest
The signing in Vienna – at the margins of the 58th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference – of a strategic nuclear partnership between Russia and South Africa, has met with criticism from the mining sector.
The … Read the rest
Aurelio Mausse, the medical chief at the Gurue district hospital in Zambezia province, said Tuesday that the outbreak started two weeks ago and … Read the rest
Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo Tuesday claimed its fighters killed 36 soldiers and police in a fresh outbreak of violence at the weekend between the government and its former civil war foes.
Renamo said the killings occurred in two separate … Read the rest
Mozambique’s army broke up the base of about 50 huts close to the country’s main north-south highway early on Saturday, according to state-run Radio Mozambique on Sunday.
“We evicted some bandits camped in the area,” provincial police commander Joaquim Nido
Provincial Health and Social Development MEC Clifford Mkasi raised the problem at the launch of Social Development Month in Mbombela.… Read the rest
Nine police officers were manning the entrance of the Pretoria hospital where critically-ill former president was being treated on Thursday.
The officers were screening all vehicles entering the hospital through the Park Street entrance at 6am.
Another police contingent was … Read the rest
BP will invest nearly R5 billion in South Africa as a sign of its faith in the direction in which the country is heading, the energy company said on Tuesday.
“With the improving investment climate, especially policy stability… being presented … Read the rest