Hanekom becomes Minister of Science and Technology

Newly-appointed Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom will continue to steer South Africa towards a knowledge economy, his department said on Wednesday.

“Hanekom is familiar with the portfolio of science and technology and he will continue with the drive to … Read the rest

Dlamini-Zuma becomes head of African Union

South African media on Monday said the election of Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the first female head of the African Union Commission was a watershed and a victory for the region.

Dlamini-Zuma beat incumbent Jean Ping of Gabon … Read the rest

White minority still feels racially superior – ANC minister

If South Africa is to achieve social cohesion some people cannot continue feeling superior to others, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Wednesday.

“It is very divisive when a minority wants to be treated separately to the majority,” she … Read the rest