Un rapport révèle les économies les plus compétitives d’Afrique

Le nombre de personnes en âge de travailler en Afrique devrait atteindre 450 millions au cours des deux prochaines décennies, mais les moteurs de création d’emplois du continent ne suivent pas. Si des postes nouveaux et en nombre suffisant ne … Read More

Mandela’s treason trial lawyer dies in London

Tributes are flooding in from around the world for leading South African lawyer Lord Joel Joffe who has died in London at the age of 85. Joffe was born in Johannesburg in 1932 and studied business and law at the … Read More

Pretoria strips citizenship of Chris Hani’s assassin

The South African government has stripped the citizenship of assassin Janusz Walus, who nearly plunged the country into a full-blown race war on the eve of the country’s first democratic elections. Walus is currently serving a life sentence for the … Read More

Leading politician Helen Zille suspended over colonialism tweet

The official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday announced the suspension of its former leader following a Twitter scandal. Party leader Mmusi Maimane said Western Cape premier Helen Zille refused to apologize to the country for her tweets on colonialism. … Read More

South Africa: Liberation hero Ahmed Kathrada laid to rest | Afrique du Sud: Inhumation du héros de la libération, Ahmed Kathrada

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma were among the dignitaries who attended the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada at Johannesburg’s Westpark Cemetery on Wednesday. The liberation hero who was hospitalized on … Read More

South Africa: Former opposition leader Helen Zille faces disciplinary charges | Afrique du Sud : l’ancien chef de l’opposition Helen Zille fait face à des mesures disciplinaires

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] South Africa’s opposition party, Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday said its former leader Helen Zille will face disciplinary charges for her social media remarks on colonialism. Zille sparked an outcry over a tweet condoning colonialism two weeks … Read More

“Violence has no place in our country” says ANC | “La violence n’a pas sa place dans notre pays” déclare l’ANC

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The situation remains tense in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital, where locals have clashed with foreigners and police as xenophobic violence continues to spread. Police used stun grenades in the city centre on Friday as protestors attempted to … Read More

South African liberation hero Essa Moosa dies after short illness | Le héros sud-africain de la libération Essa Moosa meurt après courte maladie

[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Liberation hero and legal giant, Essa Moosa, died at his Cape Town home on Sunday, just hours after South African President Jacob Zuma issued a statement wishing the ailing judge well. He was 76. Moosa who was … Read More

Africa’s biggest mining conference under way in Cape Town

More than 6,000 delegates are attending Africa’s biggest mining conference – 2017 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba – which began in Cape Town on Monday. Over the past two decades, the event has served as the pathway for foreign investments … Read More

New Mandela statue planned for Cape Town

The Western Cape government has set aside US$ 120,000 to erect a statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town City Hall where he made his historic address to the world hours after being released from … Read More

ANC women endorse Dlamini-Zuma as party’s next leader

Outgoing African Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been endorsed as the next leader of the African National Congress (ANC) by the ruling party’s women’s division. The ANC will pick a new leader at a conference in December to replace her … Read More

South Africa celebrates 20th anniversary of historic Constitution

On Saturday, South Africa marked the 20th anniversary of the country’s Constitution which marked the end of apartheid and the birth of democracy. The document is widely acclaimed to be one of the most progressive and transformative constitutions in the … Read More

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital launched in Johannesburg

The dream of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, became a reality on Friday with the opening of a magnificent children’s hospital in Johannesburg. Former deputy chief justice, Dikgang Moseneke, who gave the keynote address at the event, said the … Read More

Photos: South Africans celebrate Independence Day in New York

South Africans celebrate Independence Day in New York

Photos: Ubuntu: Music and Arts of South Africa Opening Reception

Ubuntu: Music and Arts of South Africa Opening Reception

Photos: South African Consulate and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Black History Month Reception

Photos: South African Consulate and the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce Black History Month Reception

Photos: South Africans in NY mourn Nelson Mandela

South Africans in NY mourn Nelson Mandela

Photos: “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” NYC Screening

“Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” NYC Screening

Photos: Soweto Uprising Commemoration 2013

Soweto Uprising Commemoration 2013

Photos: Mandela Day Reception SA Consulate

Mandela Day Reception SA Consulate

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