South Africa 'interfered' in Rwandan spy chief's murder case – inquest – The Guardian

South Africa 'interfered' in Rwandan spy chief's murder case – inquest – The Guardian

The family of Rwanda’s murdered intelligence chief Patrick Karegeya celebrated on Thursday when a South African magistrate said the identities of four suspects were known and police investigators said they were “directly linked” to the Rwandan government. At the end of a 20-minute inquest in Johannesburg, the magistrate Mashiane Mathopa told relatives of the former […]

Time 100 list: Mo Salah, Ethiopia Abiy, Ramaphosa, Caster Semenya – Quartz

Time 100 list: Mo Salah, Ethiopia Abiy, Ramaphosa, Caster Semenya – Quartz

Five Africans have been listed on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people globally. After a first year in office marked by sweeping changes, Abiy Ahmed, prime minister of Ethiopia, has seen his stock and influence rapidly grow. Poignantly, Abiy’s tribute on the list was penned by Feyisa Lilesa, the Ethiopian marathoner […]

Merck Foundation, with African Minister of Health defines interventions to break Infertility Stigma at International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) World Congress in China – africanews

Merck Foundation, with African Minister of Health defines interventions to break Infertility Stigma at International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) World Congress in China – africanews

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with the International Federation of Fertility Societies- IFFS conducted “Merck More Than a Mother” Ministerial Panel during the 23rd IFFS World Congress held in Shanghai, China with the theme of “No to Infertility Stigma”.  The Ministerial panel aims to discuss capacity building and improving access to […]

167 rhino horns seized | South Africa – Save the Rhino International

167 rhino horns seized | South Africa – Save the Rhino International

In what could be the biggest rhino horn-trafficking case ever recorded in South Africa, two men have been arrested in possession of 167 rhino horns. Since the arrest on 13 April 2019, a wealth of theories have been proposed in social media. It is important that we establish the facts and that the police in […]

'World should weigh Africa's potential contributions' – Anadolu Agency

'World should weigh Africa's potential contributions' – Anadolu Agency

ANKARA  The world should carefully take into account the huge contributions Africa can make to the global economy in the decades to come, said Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday. Speaking at a conference in the Turkish capital Ankara, Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed the importance of a “reawakening” Africa for the opportunities and contributions it will provide […]

Hashim Amla in South Africa squad – International Cricket Council

Hashim Amla in South Africa squad – International Cricket Council

South Africa have backed the experienced Hashim Amla, including him in the 15-man ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 squad. South Africa leave out experienced Hashim Amla from ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 squad due to concerns over form after recent struggles The most important question South Africa selectors had to answer when naming […]

South African communal leadership hosts Passover 'Freedom Seder' – The Jerusalem Post

South African communal leadership hosts Passover 'Freedom Seder' – The Jerusalem Post

Members of South Africa’s Jewish Communal leadership pose with anti-apartheid stalwarts Justice Albie Sachs and Mavuso Msimang.. (photo credit: PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALON) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, […]

World Bank warns Africa bond bonanza risks hurting nations – Moneyweb.co.za

World Bank warns Africa bond bonanza risks hurting nations – Moneyweb.co.za

Africa High demand for African Eurobonds could place countries at risk of debt distress when US rates rise. Samuel Gebre and Katarina Hoije, Bloomberg  /  18 April 2019 08:56    No comments so far There are 17 African countries that are in high debt, or high distress, according to the World Bank. Picture: Bloomberg The World […]

These are the best and worst run municipalities in South Africa – BusinessTech

These are the best and worst run municipalities in South Africa – BusinessTech

Two new independent reports have been published which assess the financial stability, and governance of South Africa’s municipalities. The Municipal Financial Stability Index published by Ratings Afrika, assesses how the country’s municipalities manage their money, and how this impacts service delivery in those areas. The group defines financial stability as the ability to deliver services, […]

Triathletes gear for Africa Champs – NewsDay

Triathletes gear for Africa Champs – NewsDay

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA A TEAM of six athletes is scheduled to leave for Shandrani Mauritius next month to take part in the Africa Triathlon Championships slated for June 1. The team which comprises of Matt Denslow, Luke Hacker, Luke Steffens, Andie Kuipers and Mikayla Colegrave will compete in the U-19 category, while George Ascott will […]