AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

17-Sep-2014 to 10:51

S/Africa postpones proposed new child immigration regulations

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The South African government has postponed to June next year the implementation of a new requirement for parents travelling with children to carry unabridged birth certificates, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said Tuesday.

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17-Sep-2014 to 10:42

Moe than 60 S/Africans die in collapsed church hotel in Lagos- Zuma

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has disclosed that 67 South Africans died in Nigeria following last Friday's collapse of a hotel used by the Synagogue of All Nations Church in the commercial capital Lagos.

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17-Sep-2014 to 01:12

S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

APA – Pretoria (South Africa) — Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife’s Ithala Game Reserve in South Africa’s east coast have been treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control their population’s growth rate.

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16-Sep-2014 to 18:09

S/Africa: Ramaphosa as SADC peace facilitator for Lesotho

APA - Johannesburg (South Africa) — Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s Deputy President has been appointed in charge of the Southern African Development Community’s peace initiative for Lesotho.

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16-Sep-2014 to 16:51

S/Africa: Judge receives threats over Pistorius acquittal

APA – Pretoria (South Africa) — The female judge who acquitted Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder has received several threats on her person, prompting police protection around her to be stepped up, a report by South Africa's City Press newspaper disclosed on Tuesday.

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16-Sep-2014 to 13:18

S/African police nabs three for illegally trying to import over $9m

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The South African police are investigating two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen who tried to bring $9.3 million cash into the country illegally, a spokesman said on Monday, in what might have been part of an arms deal.

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16-Sep-2014 to 12:42

S/Africa, DRC vow to trade to boost economy-Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy Ambassador to the DR Congo, Andrew Maswanganye, has said that the two countries need to put more focus on their industrialisation efforts in order to eradicate poverty, unemployment and inequality, reports said on Tuesday.

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