just now

    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...

      ELECTIONS | ELECTIONS

    18-Apr-2019 to 18:43

    Rwanda congratulates Comoros's re-elected leader

    APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda has sent a congratulatory message to Comoros Islands' President Azali Assoumani for his re-election in the recent presidential elections.

    Read more

    17-Apr-2019 to 21:28

    Mauritania’s presidential election set for June 22

    APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Mauritania goes to the polls to elect a new president on Saturday, June 22, 2019, according to a decree signed by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

    Read more

    17-Apr-2019 to 03:05

    S/Africa: Ramaphosa ‘invades’ Malema’s territory to woo voters

    APA-Polokwane (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told residents of the northern town of Seshego not to vote for smaller parties who claim "to be a government-in-waiting."

    Read more

    16-Apr-2019 to 04:12

    S/Africa: Don't burn tyres, just vote them out of power – Malema

    APA-Durban (South Africa) — Only through the ballot box can voters remove a government or leaders from power and “not through the burning of tyres, schools or public property,” South Africa’s opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has told his supporters.

    Read more

    16-Apr-2019 to 04:06

    S/Africa sets inauguration date for president-elect

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s inauguration of its president-elect will for the first time take place at a stadium in the capital Pretoria on 25 May, the presidency has announced.

    Read more

    15-Apr-2019 to 19:03

    Botswana’s commission in last-ditch effort to reach voter registration target

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Monday commenced its second and last supplementary voter registration as it struggles to reach its target for parliamentary elections set for May.

    Read more

    14-Apr-2019 to 20:52

    Mozambique: Voter registration underway Monday

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A spokesperson of Mozambique's Technical Secretariat of the Electoral Administration, (STAE), Claudio Langa has said everything is set for the start of a voter registration exercise on Monday, with the exception of some temporary accommodation centres, sheltering the victims of cyclone Idai and flooding in the country's central regions.

    Read more