Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

24th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record […]


Nigerian student protesters demand South Africans leave the country, MTN head office attacked

23rd February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja in retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in […]


South African court blocks govt’s ICC withdrawal bid

22nd February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s High Court blocked the government’s attempt to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday, the latest blow to scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma from an assertive post-apartheid judicial system. […]


Nigerians suffer as Buhari extends sick leave abroad

16th February 2017 Staff Reporter 0

Johannesburg — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s nearly month-long medical leave in London is a sharp reminder to taxpayers that while they finance their leaders’ health care abroad, they often are stuck with decrepit, ill-staffed government […]


U.S. lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

16th February 2017 Staff Reporter 1

WASHINGTON – A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter. Trump sought to focus […]


Zuma, Trump reaffirms commitment to strengthen bilateral relations

13th February 2017 Staff Reporter 12

JOHANNESBURG – The Presidency says President Jacob Zuma and his US counterpart Donald Trump have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the already strong bilateral relations between the two countries. Zuma’s office confirmed on Monday that […]

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