South Africa

By IAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2014
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South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) is adamant that despite criticism of corruption, crime, poverty and inequality, it has a “good story to tell” voters ahead of general elections next month. The party dominates the national government and holds a majority in all but one of South Af...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Perry Munzwembiri Until recently, South Africa lay claim to the title of Africa`s biggest economy, being the beacon of its former President Thabo Mbeki`s vision of an African renaissance. Two decades post independence, the rainbow nation is at a precipice. Unemployment, particularly amongst the yo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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24 immigrants of Ethiopian origin who were on transit to South Africa have been arrested by police at Taru Forest in Voi, Taita Taveta County. It is alleged that the 24 have been hiding in Taru Forest for several days where they left to be ferried to South Africa. The person ferrying them is yet [&he...
By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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The 18th of April has come for the 34th time and with each time finding people poorer than before. The independence from the RF regime brought untold euphoria, happiness and great expectations. Little did we know that we were replacing a discriminating regime with a corrupt and brutal state, whose pl...
By IAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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Udo W Froese Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani announced in a Business Day TV interview on April 11, 2014, in Johannesburg that they would “seek a buyer for our platinum operations in the North West Province and will move on to the opencast platinum mine, Mogalakwena in the Limpopo Province.”This als...
By IAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2014
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Desmond Tutu In December 2013, close to 200 government leaders and representatives from across the globe came together in one place to attend Nelson Mandela’s memorial. Madiba has always had an uncanny ability to bring people together, even the most unlikely of people. His hard-won struggle to embrac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Morten Jerven So it’s official. The long overdue and widely anticipated GDP revision in Nigeria has arrived. And it was certainly worth the wait. It is bigger and better than anyone expected. One of the most anticipated questions was whether the new number would rank Nigeria above South Africa. It...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Apr 9th, 2014
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Oscar cross-examination begins Prosecution lawyer Gerrie Nel began a fierce cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday, strong-arming him into publicly recognising the magnitude of what he did killing Reeva Steenkamp. After Pistorius admitted making a “mistake” regarding her death,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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by Joe Igbokwe Afraid of the impending defeat in the forthcoming elections, the ruling party PDP has imported economic magicians from the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics to wet the ground for them in preparation for the 2015 Presidential Elections.  In the next few months Experts in opinion polls from ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By Adeola Aderounmu One day in early March 2014 a Nigerian man killed a police officer in South Africa. The tragic incident took place at La Rochelle in Johannesburg. The Nigerian was caught with illegal drugs and he resisted arrest. He killed the police officer that was to arrest him and fled. The S...