Two stabbed to death in South Africa mosque, attacker killed
A man stabbed two people to death and wounded two others in an attack at a mosque in South Africa on Thursday, before being shot dead by police, officers said.
South Africa lifts state of disaster over drought
The South African government said Wednesday that the national state of disaster it declared in March over a drought that ravaged parts of the country had lapsed after significant rainfall.
Son who slaughtered rich South African family handed 3 life terms
A young South African man convicted of slaying his wealthy parents and brother and maiming his sister in a frenzied axe attack was handed three life sentences on Thursday.
‘Infrastructure, aesthetic appeal responsible for Nigerian artistes shooting videos in South Africa’
Stanley Obiamalu Somadina, also known as Director SOS, is South Africa-based Nigerian, who has garnered expertise in the production of music videos and films. His craft has earned him a place in the industry both in South Africa, Nigeria and elsewhere. As a one of Africa’s talented and creative directors, Obiamalu is an item in…
Student arrested after $1m error
A South African student who splurged more than $63,000 of $1.1 million she erroneously received was arrested on Tuesday and appeared in court for alleged theft, police said. Sibongile Mani, 28, was arrested by the police's serious commercial crime unit after she was asked to turn herself in, Anelisa Feni, spokeswoman for an elite police…
South Africa court overturns seizure of Zuma allies' assets
A South African court on Monday ruled that assets seized in a multi-million-dollar fraud and money-laundering investigation into allies of ex-president Jacob Zuma should be returned.
Surveyors begin summit in South Africa
All is now set for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) summit beginning in Sandton, South Africa on Wednesday. RICS Summit Africa, now in its fourth year, has entrenched itself as one of the main events on the global RICS calendar. More than 200 delegates are set to attend the two-day event, which is…
Ally of ousted South African president Zuma steps down
A key ally of former South African president Jacob Zuma announced Wednesday he would resign as premier of North West province after violent protests over alleged corruption and mismanagement.
South Africa's ousted Zuma poses problems for new president
Three months ago, Jacob Zuma was ousted as president of South Africa, in a humiliating end to his nine-year rule.