President Jacob Zuma met with special guests for a regal and lofty “high tea”, a British meal, ahead of Thursday’s state-of-the-nation address (Sona), the presidency said on Wednesday.
The choice of the meal highlighted South Africa’s return to the Commonwealth, … Read the rest
Lesotho’s prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers into his mountain kingdom to restore order after an apparent coup over the weekend, his aide said on Monday.
Thomas Thabane fled to South Africa, whose territory surrounds Lesotho, … Read the rest
President for sale. This was the tagline of a Gumtree ad that disappeared soon after it was posted – but not before doing the rounds on social media.
The tongue-in-cheek advert was posted on Thursday by username Average Joe.
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A new 24-hour news channel was launched in South Africa on Wednesday, owned by a wealthy family close to President Jacob Zuma.
Africa News Network 7 (ANN7) will focus on “constructive, nation-building stories in the interests of building a culture … Read the rest
Cabinet has congratulated the Zimbabwean government for their successful parliamentary and local elections, but would not make any early pronouncements on whether the elections were free and fair.
Zanu-PF’s long standing leader, Robert Mugabe, won the presidential poll with 61% … Read the rest