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South Africa

ActionSA’s Senate Addresses South Africa’s Coalition and Governance Issues in Two-Day Session

To South Africa, where ActionSA's Senate held a two-day session to address calls from Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni councillors about the party's coalition relationships and its role in stabilising governance. Spokesperson, Samkelo Mgobozi says the party is committed to not partnering with the ANC, however, emphasised the party's intent to ensure effective service delivery:  

todayJuly 22, 2024 9

Lifestyle

Visual artist Bambo Sibiya celebrates everyday women in “Ngemva Kokuqubuka – After Precarity

      By Phendu Kuta, bird story agency     Inspired by his single mother, who raised three children while working as a domestic worker, visual artist Bambo Sibiya has framed her as a superhero for his solo exhibition, “Ngemva Kokuqubuka – After Precarity.” Sibiya’s exhibition, currently showing at Circa Gallery in Johannesburg from June 1 to July 27, is an ode to the beauty, dignity, and strength of […]

todayJune 18, 2024 28

South Africa

City Power intensifies removal of illegal connection

    City Power says it has intensified the removal of illegal connections and revenue collection operations across the City of Johannesburg during the winter season. City Power’s spokesperson, Isaac Mangena, says removing illegal connections seeks not only to alleviate pressure on the system, but also to recover the billions owed to it by defaulting customers:  

todayJune 10, 2024 10

South Africa

South Africa arrests two over state corruption probe

      South African police said Wednesday they had arrested two people in relation to a huge probe into state corruption under former president Jacob Zuma, amid media reports that a serving minister is among those held. Thandi Mbambo, a spokeswoman for an elite police unit known as the Hawks, told AFP the two are due to appear before a specialist court, south of Johannesburg, on charges of corruption. […]

todayJune 5, 2024 12

Oshiwambo

Omavalulo oidjemo yo mahoololo mo South Africa otaa pula komesho.

Omahoololo oneudo oo aliko onghela mo S.A,  okwa ta lika afimana no inaa monika nale mo ndjokonona yo shilongo eshi  ongudu yo mangeli yo ANC ya taa lela eshongo loku kondjifwa oku dja nghene ya ile koshipundi konima yo mido 30 daka dilongela paife. Ota ku lopotwa onghela omikweyo dile dile do vanhu veya oku hoolola da li da di dilikwa poitaashi yoku hoololela ya yooloka moshilongo ashishe. Umwe womo […]

todayMay 30, 2024 8 1

South Africa

ANC cancels Jacob Zuma’s disciplinary hearing over security concerns

Former South African President Jacob Zuma will still attend a disciplinary hearing with the African National Congress on Tuesday despite the ruling party saying it has been cancelled. The BBC reports that Zuma was summoned by the ANC’s National Disciplinary Committee over his decision to join the newly-formed uMkhonto weSizwe party last December, of which he is now the leader, despite still being an ANC member. The ANC on Sunday […]

todayMay 6, 2024 10

Business / Economics

Coca-Cola to end IPO dry spell with US$8 billion Africa bottler listing

  By Seth Onyango, bird story agency   Coca-Cola Co. is advancing plans for a significant initial public offering of its African bottling arm as soon as 2025, with a valuation that could exceed US$8 billion. This major financial move is set to end a period of sluggish activity on African securities exchanges and would be a significant morale boost for the continent's stock market landscape. According to insiders, the […]

todayMay 3, 2024 17

South Africa

Johannesburg in a time of darkness: Ivan Vladislavić’s new memoir reminds us of the city’s fragility

  By Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, University of Adelaide     Ivan Vladislavić is Johannesburg’s literary linkman. He tells us, in the first pages of his new book, The Near North, that before cities were lit, first by gaslight and later electricity, people of means paid torchbearers to escort them through dark and perilous streets. “In Paris,” he observes, “these linkmen were often police spies or informers, while in London they were […]

todayApril 24, 2024 10

Environment

South Africa’s crucial water supplies from Lesotho: what the six-month shutdown means for industry, farming and residents

  By Ifedotun Aina, University of Cape Town   The main water supply to South Africa’s economic hub, greater Johannesburg in the Gauteng province, and to the country’s breadbasket in the Free State, is scheduled to be cut off for six months. Maintenance work on the 37 kilometre Lesotho Highlands Water Project tunnel is due to begin in October 2024. Ifedotun Victor Aina, a senior researcher at the Water and […]

todayApril 5, 2024 21

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