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Mobs descended on foreign-owned shops and businesses in Johannesburg's eastern suburb of Malvern late Sunday (AFP Photo-Michele Spatari)

South African businesses reeling after xenophobic onslaught

Paul Dihi treads cautiously through the charred carcass of his two-story shop building, taking a heartbreaking tally of the destruction wrought by xenophobic violence that raged through parts of South Africa in recent days.

Grace Mugabe faces new assault charge

Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.

NIMC commences diaspora enrolment in South Africa

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), the agency mandated to manage the national identity database of the country is set to commence enrolment of Nigerian in South Africa into the national identity database for the purpose of issuing the National Identification Number (NIN).
Danny Jordaan

CAF offers South Africa AFCON 2019 hosting rights

South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wants South Africa to step in as hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2019, at short notice, according to a report on South Africa’s Times Live.
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina

Akin Adesina: Nigeria’s 4,500MW of power a shame

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says it is unacceptable for Nigeria to be delivering 4,500 megawatts of electricity.
Patrick Karegeya

South Africa to probe Rwanda ex-spy chief mysterious murder

An inquest into the death of an exiled Rwandan ex-spy chief who was found strangled in a luxury Johannesburg hotel in 2014 will open in January, a South African court official said Thursday.

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.

Report: Zimbabwean parliament to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Zimbabwe's parliament is planning to honour freedom fighter Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who died in Johannesburg on Monday, according to a report.

Three vehicles torched in South African taxi war

One Uber vehicle and two other taxis were torched in South Africa’s main business district night in a feud over fares, but no one was injured, Uber and police said on Friday.

Grace Mugabe claims diplomatic immunity in South Africa assault case

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police said Wednesday, confirming she had not fled the country.

Grace Mugabe has not handed herself over to police

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has not handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend.

Mugabe’s wife surrenders to police over alleged hotel assault

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to South African Police after allegedly assaulting a woman at a Johannesburg hotel, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, said on Tuesday.

Grace Mugabe probed over alleged assault in South Africa

South African police were on Tuesday investigating an alleged assault by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on a model who was staying at a Johannesburg hotel with her two sons.

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