Daily Archives: March 26, 2014

FOUR PARTIES REMOVED FROM BALLOT PAPER FOR SOUTH AFRICA’S MAY 7 NATIONAL ELECTIONS

PRETORIA, March 26– A total of 29 parties will contest South Africa’s national elections on May 7, 2014 following Monday‚Äôs 5pm deadline for parties to submit all outstanding documentation and pay election deposits, the Electoral …

South Africa: Bloggers Take a Trip Back to Humanity’s Origins

Retracing our past was the perfect introduction to a group of foreign journalists and bloggers who are exploring innovation in South Africa.

Hosted by Brand South Africa, they are being introduced to hi-tech developments across

Africa: Exiled Leaders at Heart of Rwanda, South Africa Spat

Patrick Karegeya, Rwanda’s former foreign intelligence chief turned opponent, was found dead in a hotel room in Johannesburg on 31 December last year. The home of Kayumba Nyamwasa, Rwanda’s former army chief of staff who

South Africa: The State’s Case Against Oscar Pistorius

On Tuesday, the state rested its case against Oscar Pistorius. It’s been a long few weeks, though it could have been a lot longer: we’ve only had 21 witnesses called, of the 107 in total

South Africa: Platinum Strikes – Two Months Into Starving Negotiations

After two months of “unprecedented” strikes in the platinum industry, there is currently no discussion between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and three platinum producers – Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Impala Platinum