AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

28-Feb-2019 to 07:32

S/Africa: Ramaphosa vows to crackdown on fake pastors

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The South African government is ready to start a serious conversation with faith-based organisations on bogus religious leaders taking advantage of vulnerable citizens in the country, ruling African National Congress Party President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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27-Feb-2019 to 11:44

S/Africa: Ramaphosa vows gov’t will empower disabled citizens

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed his government to empowering people with disabilities in the country at the end of the first meeting of the Presidential Working Group on Disability held in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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27-Feb-2019 to 10:48

S/African Airways, AWA pen code sharing deal – Official

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African Airways (SAA) has concluded a memorandum of understanding that would see it spread its wings in Ghana “to enhance a relationship through synergies that include code sharing, franchising and any other related projects.”

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27-Feb-2019 to 09:21

S/Africa’s electoral body welcomes proclamation of poll date

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s proclamation of the 2019 national and provincial elections due to take place on 8 May.

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26-Feb-2019 to 05:41

S/African party blames IPPs for 'destroying' power utility

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African Communist Party (SACP) has laid the blame for the ongoing crisis at the power utility Eskom on what it terms the "corruption of corporate capture of the state" at the energy producer and supplier, APA has learnt.

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25-Feb-2019 to 08:16

S/Africa: Ramaphosa pays tribute to late singer Dorothy Masuka

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa, paying tribute to fallen jazz singer Dorothy Masuka on Sunday, described her passing as a significant loss to the cultural heritage of South Africa and the continent as a whole.

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25-Feb-2019 to 07:54

Renewable energy attracts $15b into S/African economy – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPP), which feeds power utility Eskom’s grid, is making a significant impact on the economy, job creation, community upliftment, economic transformation and climate change, a cabinet minister has said.

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