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South Africa legalises stay of Zimbabwean nationals

Over  180‚000 Zimbabwean nationals living in South Africa have applied for official documentation to allow them to stay‚ work‚ study and conduct businesses legally in the country‚ the dep...Read more

South Africa legalises stay of Zimbabwean nationals

15 November 2018 | 9945 Views
Over  180‚000 Zimbabwean nationals living in South Africa have applied for official documentation to allow them to stay‚ work‚ study and conduct businesses legally in the country‚ the dep...

by Staff Reporter

4000 Shonas seek citizenship in Kenya

30 October 2018 | 7846 Views
At least 4000 people of Shona origin living in Kenya have launched a bid to attain citizenship after their families have been residing in Kenya for close to 60 years and yet they have remained undocum...

by Mandla Ndlovu

Ethiopia gets first female president

25 October 2018 | 3174 Views
Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president.Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa's only female head of s...

by BBC

Fresh bid to nullify Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC election

21 October 2018 | 3542 Views
A fresh bid to nullify the election of President Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC leader is under way, with unhappy party members claiming that Ramaphosa was elected by bogus Mpumalanga branches at the party's ...

by City Press

South African women spending up to R100K to make their bums bigger

17 October 2018 | 3566 Views
The rise of social media - and Kim Kardashian - has led to a surge in South African women getting so-called "Brazilian butt lifts", says doctor Dirk Lazarus, a plastic surgeon in Cape Town. Th...

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Apartheid-era minister Pik Botha dies

12 October 2018 | 995 Views
Apartheid-era Foreign Affairs Minister Pik Botha has died at his Pretoria home.He was 86.His son Piet Botha, who is in the band Jack Hammer, confirmed that his father died peacefully i...

by Staff reporter

African governments urged to integrate statistics and geospatial information for sustainable development

05 October 2018 | 625 Views
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 5, 2018 - The Regional Committee of the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management in Africa (UN-GGIM: Africa) ended Thursday with experts urging African le...

by APO

SA court legalises private cannabis use

18 September 2018 | 1893 Views
South Africa's Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of cannabis is not a criminal offence.Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said the law banning marijuana use by adults was un...

by Staff Reporter

11 killed, 9 critical after bus travelling from Zambia to SA

17 September 2018 | 2316 Views
Eleven people were killed when a bus travelling from Zambia crashed in Polokwane on Monday morning."Eleven people are confirmed to be deceased," Limpopo Department of Transport spokesperson Ma...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean wife beater jailed 7 year in Botswana

11 September 2018 | 1561 Views
Molepolole Magistrate Michael Itumeleng this Tuesday sentenced Mike Graduate Mutizwa to seven years in jail for grievously assaulting his wife Cathrine Mutizwa.When the ruling was made, the co...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean fake traditional doctors in trouble in Botswana

11 September 2018 | 1254 Views
Broadhurst Chief Magistrate Faith Ngandu this week postponed judgment for three Zimbabwean men facing fraud charges.The three accused persons Tafara Chihwayi 43, Phillip Rusari 41 and Gift Chi...

by Staff Reporter

Simba Mhere 'killer driver' tries to get off hook

09 September 2018 | 476 Views
AFTER being slapped with a 10-year sentence for his role in the car accident that claimed the life of Zimbabwean television personality Simba Mhere, Preshalin Naidoo has still not given up the fight t...

by Staff Reporter

Mother of 5 told to return to Zimbabwe after 28 years in SA

04 September 2018 | 12049 Views
A 43-year-old Zimbabwe born woman who relocated to neighbouring South Africa in 1990 has had her documents confiscated by SA Home Affairs and told to return to Zimbabwe.According to Daily Sun,...

by Staff Reporter

MRP holds successful monthly general meeting in SA

04 September 2018 | 415 Views
Mthwakazi Republic Party South Africa province, on Sunday held its successful monthly general meeting at the usual venue in Yeoville Recreation centre.The party said the meeting was well atten...

by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwe businessman's death exposes South Africa's murky world of pension funds

02 September 2018 | 3071 Views
HARARE - The death of South African based Zimbabwean businessman Abraham Ndoro has opened a can of worms, shedding light on the murky pension industry in the Southern Africa powerful economy.E...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabweans 'safe' in SA looting frenzy

31 August 2018 | 316 Views
ZIMBABWEANS living in South Africa are safe following a spate of attacks and looting of foreign owned shops by locals in the neighbouring country this week, a senior official has said.In an in...

by Staff Reporter

Mpofu blasts the 'Zimbabwe is open for business' mantra, calls it nonsense

29 August 2018 | 4890 Views
South African Senior Advocate Dali Mpofu has teared the Zimbabwean government apart calling it a continuation of the old order which stifles democracy and continues to implement laws that were used to...

by Stephen Jakes

Like MDC Alliance, Mali opposition leader rejects presidential runoff result

18 August 2018 | 1473 Views
Mali's opposition leader on Friday rejected the announcement that President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was the winner of a presidential runoff in this West African nation, saying he would be filing a frau...

by AP

Magufuli congratulates Mnangagwa

03 August 2018 | 2358 Views
Tanzania's president John Magufuli has sent a congratulatory message to President Emmerson Mnangagwa after he was declared the winner of the presidential election by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission ...

by Mafu Sithabile

SA's Home Affairs DG Mkuseli Apleni quits

23 July 2018 | 966 Views
Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba confirmed on Monday that the department's director general Mkuseli Apleni has resigned. "I would like to announce officially that the director-general of...

by Staff reporter

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Convening Concludes with Town Hall with President Obama

20 July 2018 | 271 Views
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – On 18 July the Obama Foundation concluded its Leaders: Africa gathering of 200 rising leaders from 44 countries with a Town Hall with President Obama.During the ...

by The Obama Foundation

ANC disowns Kgalema Motlanthe

05 July 2018 | 2664 Views
The ANC is treading carefully on the matter of the controversial Ingonyama Trust after the head of the Zulu monarchy warned that those who want to dissolve the trust were the "enemy and will be defeat...

by Staff reporter

Ramaphosa loyalists take over SARS

05 July 2018 | 1256 Views
Changes in the South African Revenue Service top leadership were announced internally on Thursday, with two loyalists to suspended commissioner Tom Moyane shifted out of key posts and a new head of th...

by businesslive

In South Sudan, up to 2.4 million children are not attending school

04 July 2018 | 336 Views
JUBA, South Sudan - Up to 2.4 million children in South Sudan are not receiving an education - the highest proportion of out of school children in the world. Years of conflict, displacement and econom...

by APO

Zuma's son dies

02 July 2018 | 4722 Views
A spokesperson for the Presidency has confirmed that one of former president Jacob Zuma's sons has died. Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma, who was the youngest son of Zuma and his late wife Kate Mantsho,...

by Staff reporter

Fuel truck blaze kills 'nine' in Nigeria

29 June 2018 | 1344 Views
A petrol tanker has caught fire in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, killing at least nine people, officials say.More than 50 vehicles, including five buses, were set ablaze after the truck ...

by BBC

PHOTO: Man buries his dad in 'a luxurious' brand new BMW

11 June 2018 | 8291 Views
A Nigerian man has reportedly left residents of Ihiala local government area in shock after he buried his father in a brand new BMW.The picture of the burial has since gone viral on social med...

by Staff reporter

SA hunters to shoot 2000 Zambian hippos

01 June 2018 | 1442 Views
South African hunters will take part in the slaughter of 2 000 hippos in the pristine Luangwa Valley in Zambia. This follows a shock move by the Zambian government, which overturned a 2016 decision to...

by Janine Avery

Zimbabwean innovator the first to be represented in Africa Prize finals

29 May 2018 | 909 Views
An innovation which uses a cheap and sustainable recycling method to recover precious metals has made it into the finals of the prestigious 2018 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Z...

by Agencies

Zimbabwean man places pregnant wife's picture on SA billboard

19 May 2018 | 8028 Views
While other husbands show off their love for their spouses on social media through selfies on birthdays, Valentine's Day and the like, for Nhlanhla Nxumalo that was not enough.The man based in...

by Staff Reporter

Electoral Commissions Forum of SADC engages CSOs

18 May 2018 | 504 Views
Electoral Commissions Forum (ECF) of SADC countries, a regional body for the electoral management body in the SADC region, while embarking on a pre-assessment mission in Zimbabwe to assess the environ...

by Stephen Jakes

R1 million Zimbabwe cigarettes haul in South Africa

17 May 2018 | 569 Views
THE SOUTH African Police Services (Saps) has intercepted close to R1 million worth of smuggled cigarettes of Zimbabwean origin stashed at a house in Louis Tritchardt where a 30-year-old woman was arre...

by Staff Reporter

South African Donkeys slaughtered for bogus Chinese medicine

08 May 2018 | 1291 Views
South Africa is implicated in the supply of donkeys for Chinese medicine reveals a report  released today, World Donkey Day. The Donkeys are slaughtered in great numbers for their skins and expor...

by Adam Cruise

Four Zimbabweans arrested for kidnapping in SA

05 May 2018 | 4090 Views
Four Zimbabweans have been arrested in Ekurhuleni, South Africa on allegations of kidnapping. The four, conniving with a domestic helper kidnapped a baby who has been found safe and reunited w...

by Byo24News Reporter

Renamo rebel Afonso Dhlakama dies

03 May 2018 | 5165 Views
Mozambique's veter...

by AFP

'Anger over migrants' prompts lorry burning in SA

30 April 2018 | 4426 Views
The lorry blockade on a major South African route between its two largest cities of Johannesburg and Durban seems to have been caused by anger at trucking firms reportedly employing foreigners as chea...

by BBC

Zimbabwean soldier shot dead in South Africa

30 April 2018 | 6850 Views
A SOLDIER from Bulawayo died in South Africa last week after he was shot by an unknown assailant after he resisted a robbery attempt leading to an argument in a supermarket.Sergeant Phakamile ...

by Staff Reporter

Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'

21 April 2018 | 2066 Views
There are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation. But King Mswati can - he is one of the world's few absolute monarchs.King Mswati III of Swaziland announced ...

by BBC

Plans to assassinate Julius Malema exposed

19 April 2018 | 6796 Views
A South African publication on Wednesday reported that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had been alerted of nefarious and evil plans to assassinate their leader Julius Malema.According the ...

by Staff Reporter

MDC Alliance addresses rally in SA

16 April 2018 | 1682 Views
The MDC Alliance leaders on Sunday addressed a rally in South Africa to encourage the people  in the diaspora to  participate in the voting processesback home.The  MDC alliance ...

by Stephen Jakes

Mnangagwa mourns Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

07 April 2018 | 225 Views
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has sent a condolence message to the Madikizela and Mandela families on the loss of Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who passed on this week.He described Mrs Madikize...

by Staff Reporter

High profile dignitaries expected at Zimbabwe Achievers South Africa this Saturday

06 April 2018 | 959 Views
The fourth edition of Zimbabwe Achievers Awards South Africa (ZAA SA) is imminent and movers and shakers from both sides of the border have confirmed their attendance to the awards ceremony that will ...

by Tidi T C Kwidini

Zambia pushes Cuba to recall ambassador

03 April 2018 | 2059 Views
The Zambian government has issued a seven-day ultimatum to Cuban ambassador Nelson Pages Vilas to leave the country.Mr Vilas angered the government after attending the launch of opposition Soc...

by BBC News

Winnie Mandela dies

02 April 2018 | 2664 Views
Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81.Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran's death on Monday afte...

by Staff reporter

WATCH: Zuma was a better leader than Ramaphosa suggests Malema

02 April 2018 | 5823 Views
Watch the moment EFF leader Julius Sello Malema said his party cannot be scared of the new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa, suggesting that that country's former president Jacob Zuma was a bet...

by Staff Reporter

South Africa: Update on the Labour Amendment Bills with specific reference to the National Minimum Wage Bill

28 March 2018 | 307 Views
The National Minimum Wage legislation marks an important new milestone in the history of labour relations in South Africa...

by APO

Gigaba probes abuse of Zimbabweans at SA border

24 March 2018 | 2024 Views
SOUTH Africa's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday visited Beitbridge Border Post following alleged abuse of Zimbabwean travellers by South Africa immigration officials.His surpris...

by Chronicle Editorial Comment

Zuma to face trial for corruption

16 March 2018 | 1141 Views
South Africa's former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 18 charges of corruption, the director of public prosecutions has confirmed.They include more than 700 counts of fraud, ...

by BBC

White South African farmers packing for Perth

14 March 2018 | 11150 Views
Australian Minister of Home Affairs Peter Dutton on Wednesday said his department is looking into methods that would facilitate the fast-tracking of visas for white South African farmers who want to r...

by Staff reporter

In 10 years Zimbabwe will be better off than South Africa

07 March 2018 | 4615 Views
Speaking in a web interview, the EFF leader thinks only the state should be allowed to own land.Speaking in his first radio interview since spearheading the successful adoption of the first st...

by Staff reporter

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