AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

04-Oct-2019 to 06:40

S/Africa, Nigeria creating stronger economic, social ties – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa and Nigeria have agreed to boost bilateral trade between them and increase the number of small-to-medium sized Nigerian businesses in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in Pretoria on Thursday.

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03-Oct-2019 to 12:20

S/African economy to collapse if coal remains expensive – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The high cost of coal, which is used to produce South Africa’s 40,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity, is hurting the country’s economy, Mineral and Energy Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday.

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03-Oct-2019 to 11:10

S/Africa suffers over 1m house break-ins - Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Criminal incidents of housebreaking, home robbery, hijacking and car theft in South Africa reached 1.3 million nationwide during the 2018/19 season, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke said in Pretoria on Thursday.

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03-Oct-2019 to 10:42

Nigeria's Buhari on maiden South Africa trip

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in South Africa on Thursday to kick off a state visit, a month after the Rainbow Nation witnessed a spate of xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals – including Nigerians.

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02-Oct-2019 to 12:03

S/Africa hikes fuel prices

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African motorists woke up to higher fuel costs following the raising of petrol prices by 18 cents starting on Wednesday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 11:46

S/Africans can visit 100 states worldwide visa-free – IATA

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With Namibia and Sierra Leone being the latest countries to relax their visa entry requirements, South Africans are now eligible to travel to at least 100 countries visa-free, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 11:35

SA taxman strives to brush up tainted image – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s tax collector, hit by scandals and corruption under former President Jacob Zuma, has vowed to brush up this tainted image for the better under President Cyril Ramaphosa’s new administration, APA has learnt.

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