“THIS IS A vote that reminds us of 1994,” said Cyril Ramaphosa as he cast his ballot on May 8th in Soweto, a township on the edge of Johannesburg. According to South Africa’s president, voters “were just as excited as this” 25 years ago.
[News24Wire] While allegations of the largesse meted out to South African politicians – notably those belonging to the governing party – rocked the country over the last few months as the Zondo commission into state capture heard evidence, the 2018 edition of the Register of Members’ Interests made for rather boring reading.
[The Conversation Africa] Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest.
[News24Wire] We want land redistribution without compensation, the community of Marikana told News24 shortly after DA leader Mmusi Maimane promised title deeds and financial compensation for land.
[AIM] Maputo -The United States administration made clear on Tuesday that it expects the South African authorities to extradite former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang so that he can stand trial in New York on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering, wire fraud and securities fraud.
[News24Wire] After a week of mobilising communities around Tshwane, the EFF and its leader Julius Malema will present their plans for South Africa, in an attempt to convince voters to back the red berets in this year’s provincial & national elections.
ALIZEA SMIT sits on a plastic crate in front of her fruit and vegetable stand in Wynberg, Cape Town. It is a convenient spot.
[News24Wire] A 42-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of killing his wife, who was found buried in a shallow grave near their home in Randfontein, Johannesburg. He was arrested on Saturday.
[Monitor] Last week, I was asked by Qatar Airways to write an article about Entebbe airport for their inflight magazine to be published in April this year.
[AIM] Maputo -Former Mozambican Finance Minister Tomas Salomao has expressed his indignation and disappointment at the involvement of one of his successors. Manuel Chang, in the scandal of Mozambique’s “hidden debts”.