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South Africa elections 2024: Ten key people who could shape…

Posted by May 24, 2024

South Africans are gearing up for watershed general elections on May 29 that could see the ruling African National Congress (ANC) fail to clinch a majority for

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Load shedding & water woes: Can South Africa fix its…

Posted by May 22, 2024

“I set up my company several years ago. The power cuts were bad then, lasting up to five hours a day,” said Lezanne Viviers, who works in the fashion indust

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India-Pakistan classics, shocks, records: History of the T20 World Cup

Posted by May 22, 2024

The International Cricket Council (ICC) hosts the ninth edition of its men’s T20 World Cup from June 1 in the Caribbean and the United States. Cricket’s sho

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South African court rules Zuma ‘not eligible’ to run for…

Posted by May 20, 2024

Constitutional Court says 2021 contempt of court conviction disqualifies former president for May 29 election.South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has b

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This researcher found billions in ‘invisible’ gold in Jo’burg’s mine…

Posted by May 19, 2024

Johannesburg, South Africa – As a teenager living on the East Rand of Johannesburg, Steve Chingwaru thought the flat-topped mounds of rock and earth that dott

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Israel’s PR battle is getting harder

Posted by May 18, 2024

As Israel’s bombing of Gaza intensifies, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a rift in his war cabinet and growing international pressure. And yet, this i

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South Africa urges ICJ to order Israel to halt Rafah…

Posted by May 16, 2024

As Israel escalates assault on the crowded southern city of Rafah, lawyers tell court, ‘If Rafah falls, so too does Gaza.’South Africa has urged the Interna

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa signs health bill weeks before election

Posted by May 15, 2024

The National Health Insurance Act takes aim at South Africa’s two-tier health system.South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law a bill that a

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Will Israel’s war on Gaza sway South Africa’s election?

Posted by May 13, 2024

Cape Town, South Africa – “We cannot allow supporters of baby killers to talk to us,” a furious resident of Surrey Estate in Cape Town shouted as he heckl

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South Africa asks ICJ to order Israel to withdraw from…

Posted by May 10, 2024

South Africa seeks new emergency measures over Israel’s latest offensive against the southern city in Gaza.South Africa has asked the International Court of J

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Turkey seeks to join South Africa’s genocide case against Israel…

Posted by May 1, 2024

Foreign minister says Ankara will submit a formal request to the International Court of Justice to join the case.Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan says Turkey will j

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