AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

07-Feb-2019 to 05:57

S/African business likes Ramaphosa, ready to vote ANC – Diplomat

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A Portuguese diplomat based in South Africa has stunned opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane by saying the local business community preferred President Cyril Ramaphosa to any leader in the country’s opposition, APA has learnt.

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07-Feb-2019 to 05:38

S/Africa: Court frees Bushiri, wife on bail

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi-born and South Africa-based controversial Pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have been freed from police custody after paying a US$7,000 bail each at the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday. The case resumes on 10 May.

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06-Feb-2019 to 06:43

S/Africa’s Ombudsman probes Ramaphosa’s party campaign donation

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that he "did not deliberately mislead Parliament" regarding a US$36,000 donation he received from a controversial company for his 2017 African National Congress presidential campaign.

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06-Feb-2019 to 06:11

Eskom too important to fail, says Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s main power utility, Eskom, is “too big and too important for the country to be allowed to fail,” President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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06-Feb-2019 to 05:58

S/Africa: Ramaphosa urges mining industry to “show care”

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Mining companies in South Africa should invest in developing the areas they mine and in their employees in order to make a meaningful contribution to the areas in which they operate, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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05-Feb-2019 to 22:00

Eskom emission record under fire from Greenpeace

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Greenpeace Africa submitted comments to Naledzi Environmental Consultants [1] opposing Eskom's application for postponements and suspensions from complying with South Africa's Minimum Emission Standards (MES).

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05-Feb-2019 to 06:14

S/African police deny claims of 'vendetta' against Bushiri

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African police service’s crack unit, The Hawks, have denied claims that they have a personal vendetta against popular church leader and Malawi-born Pastor Shepherd Bushiri of the Pretoria-based Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church.

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