AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

08-Jul-2019 to 14:53

S/African agency probes oil spill off Port Elizabeth

APA-Port Elizabeth (South Africa) — South Africa’s maritime safety agency has launched a probe into an oil spill that dumped up to 400 litres of oil into the Indian Ocean at the weekend, APA learnt here on Monday.

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21-Jun-2019 to 11:20

S/Africa’s opposition parties slam Ramaphosa's SONA address

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was nothing new in President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA) which he delivered in Parliament in Cape Town on Thursday, South Africa’s opposition parties said.

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21-Jun-2019 to 06:40

S/Africa to create 2m jobs for youth, says Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday that his government is targeting to create two million jobs over the next decade as it seeks to close a widening unemployment crisis among the country’s youth.

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21-Jun-2019 to 06:30

Growing economy, creating jobs are S/Africa’s top priorities – Ramaphosa

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Outlining his plan to uplift South Africa’s negative economic growth, President Cyril Ramaphosa said his administration would focus on seven key points to achieve positive growth in the next 10 years.

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20-Jun-2019 to 12:50

British lawmaker downplays S/Africa’s ability to attract foreign investors

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — A long-time friend and supporter of South Africa’s long struggle against apartheid, Briton Peter Hain has dismissed the country’s ability to attract international investors to prop up its ailing economy due to corruption.

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20-Jun-2019 to 12:32

S/African university among world's best – Survey

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Ranked as the 200th in the world, South Africa’s University of Cape Town is the country's best ranked education facility in a survey of the world’s 1,000 universities carried out this year, APA has learnt.

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19-Jun-2019 to 09:44

S/African Airways defends new CEO, warns against strikes

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — With South African Airways’ new interim chief executive Zukisa Ramasia under fire from her strike-threatening underlings, the SAA board has come out in the open to lend her unwavering support, APA has learnt here.

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