WHO warns Nigeria, 15 other African countries of listeriosis outbreak
WHO on Wednesday warned Nigeria and 15 other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017, confirming its support for their preparedness and response to the disease.
New South African president suspends tax chief
South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has suspended the head of the tax service ahead of "disciplinary proceedings" as he vows to fight graft following his predecessor Jacob Zuma's ousting.
Zuma’s son defends him over fraud charges
The former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward on Monday defended his father who is facing criminal charges saying he is being victimised for calling for expropriation of land.
South Africa to say if ex-leader Zuma will face prosecution
South Africa's chief prosecutor will say on Friday whether former president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office.
South Africa’s vat rise won’t lead to higher interest rates – Central Bank
South Africa’s central bank expects a hike in value added tax (VAT) to lift inflation by around 0.6 percentage points over the coming year though it doesn’t expect to raise interest rates in response, one of its top policymakers said on Tuesday.
South Africa's new president vows faster land redistribution
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who came to power last month, vowed on Wednesday to "escalate the pace" of redistributing land from wealthy whites to poorer blacks.
ARISE: The Fashion Week Everyone Is Raving About
ARISE Fashion Week (AFW 2018) will return from March 30th to April 2nd at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly known as Intercontinental Hotel). Arguably the most exclusive fashion show to hold in Nigeria, It is destined to be an Easter extravaganza like no other. 11 years ago, Africa's fashion industry became truly global with the…
South African officials face action over Sonny Bill Williams masks
Two senior Cricket South Africa officials face disciplinary action after posing with spectators wearing masks showing the face of All Black rugby player Sonny Bill Williams during the second Test against Australia on Friday. The masks were likely to have been worn to taunt Australian batsman David Warner, whose wife reportedly had an encounter with…
South Africa blames food firms for world’s worst listeria outbreak
South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world’s worst listeria outbreak, which has killed 180 people in the past year. As shoppers queued up to return processed meat items and demand refunds, shares in the biggest food firm in Africa’s most…