CAPE TOWN South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, not just members of the majority African National Congress (ANC).
JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN South Africans voting in a national election on Wednesday expressed frustration at rampant corruption, high unemployment and racial inequalities that persist 25 years after the first all-races poll marked the end of white minority rule. | Video
JOHANNESBURG Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanise Africa's most developed economy, say analysts and some party insiders.
CAPE TOWN, May 3 South Africa's state-owned
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will recommend to its
board that a tender to build and operate a bulk liquid terminal
in Durban be reviewed and possibly cancelled, a senior official
CAPE TOWN A development bank set up by the BRICS group of emerging economies has approved around $790 million of loans for three projects in South Africa, the bank's president said on Monday, with over half that amount going to power company Eskom.
CAPE TOWN, April 1 A development bank set up by
the BRICS group of emerging economies has approved around $790
million of loans for three projects in South Africa, the bank's
president said on Monday, with over half that amount going to
power company Eskom.
CAPE TOWN Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from bottle caps by Ghana's El Anatsui. | Video
* NPA to fast-track investigation after getting PwC report
(Adds police, lawmaker and CEO comment)
CAPE TOWN, Feb 27 Foreign workers in South
Africa with expertise deemed vital to the economy are worried
that authorities will reduce the number of critical skills
eligible for work permits, a move they say could force some of
them out of the country as early as April.
PATERNOSTER, South Africa In a small fishing village on South Africa’s rugged west coast, restaurateur Kobus van der Merwe is struggling to process his meteoric rise to gastronomic stardom. | Video