AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

21-Sep-2019 to 11:19

SA minister likens Africa today to ‘slave ships’

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor has compared political and economic conditions that Africa is going through to being “similar to the ones on the slave ships that took our kith and kin away from the continent.”

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21-Sep-2019 to 11:12

Ramaphosa urges West to remove Zimbabwe sanctions

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the West to remove its international sanctions slapped on Zimbabwe to enable the Southern African country recover from its current economic malaise.

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21-Sep-2019 to 10:35

Ramaphosa homage to 'pan-African hero' Mugabe

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe who died early this month was both a hero and a Pan-Africanist who fought colonialism for the betterment of fellow Africans, according to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during a memorial for the late leader held in Pietermaritzburg on Friday night.

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20-Sep-2019 to 13:44

S/African gov't applauds heavy sentence against Nigerian human trafficker

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Friday welcomes the hefty sentence imposed on convicted Nigerian national Ediozi Odi for alleged human trafficking.

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20-Sep-2019 to 10:46

S/Africa’s repo rate remains unchanged

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the country’s repo rate would remain unchanged at the July rate of 6.5 percent.

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16-Sep-2019 to 23:52

S/Africa busy mending fences around Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has dispatched envoys to African countries to cool their tempers over his country’s xenophobic attacks against their nationals in the past two weeks, APA learnt on Monday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 07:45

Harsher sentences await GBV offenders – Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Sexual attack cases in South Africa which have been closed or not properly investigated in the past should be reviewed with the aim of imposing harsher sentences on the perpetrators of such gender-based violence, President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged in Cape Town on Thursday.

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