AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

10-Jun-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa: Horror crash leaves 15 dead, 37 injured

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A horrific head-on crash between a bus and lorry killed 15 people in Rosslyn near Pretoria on Friday, Pretoria Emergency Services spokesperson Charles Mabaso said.

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10-Jun-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Court dismisses Ombudsman’s bid to halt suspension

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to stop President Cyril Ramaphosa from suspending her before next month’s impeachment hearings in parliament.

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10-Jun-2022 to 04:56

Ramaphosa suspends S/Africa’s ombudsman from office

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South Africa’s Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane following a recommendation by parliament for her to be removed from her role as the country’s ombudsman.

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09-Jun-2022 to 13:13

Gov't upbeat about S/Africa's economic recovery – Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele on Thursday said the cabinet welcomed the recent positive developments as a result of government interventions aimed at stimulating growth of the South African economy.

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09-Jun-2022 to 12:12

S/African gov’t confident new BEE council will deliver – Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The newly-appointed Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Advisory Council will provide the South African government with additional guidance on how to empower black business in order to transform the economy, Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele said on Thursday.

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08-Jun-2022 to 13:00

S/Africa’s economy registers 1.9% growth in 2022 Q1

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 1.9% in the first quarter of 2022, with the manufacturing industry leading the way by expanding 4.9%, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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08-Jun-2022 to 11:11

Zuma to pursue private prosecution against prosecutor

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former president Jacob Zuma can pursue a private prosecution of state prosecutor Billy Downer to force his removal from leading a corruption case against the ex-South African leader, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has announced.

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