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IMF seeks explanation on South Africa’s land reform

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday in Johannesburg that the South African government should clearly articulate its land reform plans in order to lift uncertainty weighing on investor sentiment.

South African workers call off strike as wage deal signed

A strike by South African public sector workers planned to start on Monday was called off after most trade unions accepted a government pay offer that exceeds Treasury provisions for salary increases.

IPOB congratulates Biafrans for successful sit-at-home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has congratulated the people of Biafra for the successful sit-at-home exercise it declared to honour the fallen heroes of civil war and those who died in the cause of the struggle for the restoration of Biafra state.

Real Madrid parade Champions League trophy in front of ecstatic fans

Tens of thousands of ecstatic fans lined the streets of the Spanish capital to greet Real Madrid's players as they returned home Sunday after winning their third Champions League title in a row in Kiev.

Ousted Jacob 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.

South Africa under pressure to keep backing Morocco’s World Cup bid

African football’s leadership will attempt on Wednesday to persuade South Africa to keep backing Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup, officials said on Tuesday.

South African national government to run strife-torn province

South Africa's national government is to take over the administration of North West province where riots over corruption forced President Cyril Ramaphosa to cut short a trip abroad, parliament said Sunday.

Jacob Zuma ally sent on leave after South Africa riots

South Africa's ruling ANC party Wednesday sent a provincial premier on forced leave after his alleged corruption sparked violent riots, as President Cyril Ramaphosa struggles to impose control over the party.

How thousands of women get treatment from VVF in North-west Nigeria

Victims of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in North West Nigeria are being rehabilitated after treatment to ease their reintegration into the society without discrimination, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed.

2,000 South African unions protest over minimum wage

No fewer than 2,000 South African union members marched in Johannesburg in a nationwide protest on Wednesday against a proposed national minimum wage, presenting a test for new President Cyril Ramaphosa who champions the policy.

Raymond Domenech, Lothar Matthaus among Cameroon coach applicants

Cameroon have attracted former France coach Raymond Domenech and German World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus among the more than 70 coaches who have applied to lead the African champions.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa cuts short UK visit after protests

South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital.

Thousands march in Barcelona for jailed Catalan leaders

Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Barcelona have taken part in a large demonstration against the imprisonment of Catalan leaders.
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South Africa lays to rest ‘Mama’ Winnie Mandela

South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.

Constantino Chiwenga: We had a friend and comrade in arms in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Constantino Chiwenga, who is acting as president while Emmerson Mnangagwa is abroad, hailed Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in his condolence message sent to SA President Cyril Ramaphosa.

South Africa’s Zuma defiant after court appearance on graft charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma came out fighting on Friday after appearing in court to face corruption charges over a suspect multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma in court to face corruption charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma appeared in court Friday to face corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal, a scandal from the 1990s that has come back to haunt him within weeks of his fall from power.
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Julius Malema: Winnie Mandela should have been South Africa’s president

As tributes poured in for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who died on Monday, the head of South Africa’s leftist opposition party said misogynists in the ruling ANC had prevented her taking her rightful place as president.

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