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

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

South African politician Helen Zille under fire over colonialism tweet | La politicienne sud africaine Helen Zille en mauvaise posture suivant un tweet controversé sur le colonialisme

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The political future of one of South Africa’s most powerful politicians is in the balance after she sparked an outcry over a tweet condoning colonialism on Thursday. Helen Zille, the Premier of the Western Cape and the … 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

Inquest into 1972 death of South African activist Ahmed Timol

South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it will open an inquest into the death of leading anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol who died in police custody 45 years ago. Timol was a member of the South African Communist … Read More

Replica of Mandela’s cell to tour South Africa

A replica of Nelson Mandela’s infamous Robben Island cell will travel to schools around South Africa to enable youths to see and experience the harrowing conditions the world statesman endured in jail. Mandela who was South Africa’s first democratically-elected President, … Read More

South Africa: Rights group says Lonmin fails to improve ‘appalling’ housing for workers

  Human rights group, Amnesty International, says British platinum mining giant Lonmin Plc is still failing to deliver adequate housing for its workforce in Marikana, in spite of the resounding wake-up call it received in the wake of the killing … Read More

South Africans commemorate historic women’s march

  A 21-gun salute at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday signaled the 60th anniversary of the historic women’s march to the headquarters of the Apartheid-era government to demand an end to the hated race laws. Statues of Lilian … Read More

South Africa: How a white farmer Atoll Trollip captured Mandela’s region in South African poll

By Craig Urquart While the ruling African National Congress continues to lick its wounds following the most fiercely contested elections since the advent of democracy in South Africa, the spotlight is shining brightly on a white farmer-turned-politician who is expected … Read More

South Africa: Ruling ANC licks its wounds as election results show significant losses

Vote counting in South Africa’s fiercely contested local government elections continued on Friday, with a pattern emerging that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has lost ground to the official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) in several key centres. Most notably, … Read More

South Africa: Archbishop Tutu turns 84

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa’s city of Cape Town was on Wednesday marking the birthday of its most famous resident. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, who has been a moral beacon for the entire continent for many years, … Read More

South Africa: Tutu recovering after medical scare

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is recovering at his Cape Town home after being discharged from a city hospital on Tuesday. The 83-year-old Nobel peace laureate, who has been treated for the past week … Read More

Plans underway to open Mandela’s gravesite to the public

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Former president Nelson Mandela’s gravesite at Qunu in South Africa’s Eastern Cape will eventually be opened up to the public in the future, his eldest grandchild Ndileka Mandela confirmed Monday. He, however, said “certain … Read More

South Africa: Pretoria to appeal Bashir court ruling

Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The South African government confirmed on Monday that it will appeal the recent North Gauteng High Court ruling over Sudanese President Omar Bashir. “The reasons for the appeal will be contained in the affidavit … Read More

Mugabe takes aim at SA and Nigeria over Libyan invasion

Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has slammed both South Africa and Nigeria at the African Union Summit because they had both voted for a United Nations Security Council Resolution in 2011 which authorised military action against … Read More

South African New Yorkers celebrate Independence Day with foreign victims in mind

By Isseu Diouf Campbell South African New Yorkers celebrated 21 years of freedom at their 3rd Annual picnic held at Riverside Park in Washington Heights on April 21, 2015. Even though the ambiance was festive, the group held a minute of silence … Read More

South Africa: South African official opposition elects its first black leader

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Mmusi Maimane, parliamentary leader of the official South African opposition Democractic Alliance, on Sunday became the new head of the party. Delegates at the party’s congress in Port Elizabeth voted for the first black … Read More

South Africa: Rainbow Nation becomes beacon of hatred

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Just 20 years ago, South Africa was a moral beacon for the entire planet. Its prisoner-turned world statesman Nelson Mandela had confounded millions around the world with his message of reconciliation that saw the … Read More

South Africa: Flabba’s Girlfriend in custody following leading rapper’s death

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The police have confirmed that the girlfriend of leading South African rapper Flabba is in custody in connection with his death in the early hours of Monday. They believe the singer and his girlfriend … Read More

Zambia: Zambian President Edgar Lungu to be flown to South Africa for specialized treatment

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Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu is due to leave for South Africa Tuesday for specialized treatment, the head of state announced Tuesday. Doctors treating President Lungu who was discharged from Maina Soko military hospital in Lusaka Monday … Read More

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