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Gwede Mantashe, the ANC's national chairperson, told a crowd of party supporters on Saturday that South Africans should be patient and that "there is no disagreement about where we want to go" with Mr Zuma. But Ralph Mathekga, a political analyst and the author of the book When Zuma Goes, said the ...
South Africans are among the rudest people online, a new 'civility' study by Microsoft shows. Dubbed the "Civility Index", Microsoft's study assessed the behaviour and levels of harassment experienced by internet users across 23 countries. It measured the perceptions of teens and adults about the online ...

On Saturday, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), however, called the report an insult to the intelligence of all South Africans. Saftu, in a statement, further said it "confirms the view that she has betrayed the principles of her office", and "has been captured by those corrupt individuals she is ...
'Pray For rain': Govt urges South Africans amid looming water shortage. 'Pray For Rain': Govt urges South Africans amid looming water shortage. Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban. 09/02 - 11:23 ...
When the final tracklist for Black Panther: The album was released a few weeks ago, South Africans were delighted to see that Babes Wodumo and other South African artists had made the cut. In particular, Wodumo's involvement sent social media into a frenzy. Now that the song, Redemption, has officially ...
With comments such as "we needed to be led by gangsters to know we don't need one in the future", ordinary South African residents speak on the current political situation in the country. Many have expressed frustration at the manner in which the leadership transition is being handled. Here are some ...
The latest South African savings rate was down to 60.5 points at the end of 2017 - their lowest levels in 27 years. This is according to the latest Investec GIBS Savings Index which was released on Wednesday (7 February). "Given the tough political environment towards the end of last year and the ...
New data from FNB shows a slight uptick in the estimated rate of emigration-related home selling in South Africa, continuing a multi-year rising trend which started back in 2014. The lender's 4th Quarter 2017 FNB Estate Agent Survey asked agents to provide estimates as to the extent of the main motives for ...
Durban, South Africa - Even by South African standards, it has been an extraordinary 48 hours of politics. A volley of emergency meetings, postponements, allegations, counter-allegations and fake news have dominated the South Africans news-scape as pressure continues to rise on President Jacob Zuma ...
Local telecommunications companies will continue their expansions into parallel markets, according to Africa Analysis managing director Dobek Pater. In an interview published in the City Press, Pater said Vodacom and MTN have been expanding into financial markets through insurance products and ...
A joint effort by police teams, including the Inspector-General of police intelligence Response Team (IRT), on Saturday, resulted in the freedom of two South African citizens, Messrs. Arnold Pearce and Hendrik Gideon Smith, who were kidnapped at a mining site in Maidaro, Kaduna State, on Tuesday.
Abuja - Two South Africans kidnapped in Nigeria were released on Saturday, police said, in the latest abduction targeting foreigners. "police put pressure on the suspected kidnappers using a police helicopter," police spokesperson Jimoh Moshood said in a statement. Thomas Arnold Pearce and Hendrik ...
CT Day zero: South Africans invited to help with water storing project. Countrywide, several stores have been set up for people to bring water to assist Cape Town residents. Picture: Supplied. Cape Town water restrictions · Cape Town drought · Cape Town water crisis · Stor-Age Self Storage. email; Print ...
Among international shows South Africans consumed were the likes of Ingobernable, Suburra: Blood on Rome and Cable Girls. While Netflix only launched in the country on October 15 last year, the stats also revealed that one South African Netflix member watched teen drama movie Radio rebel 191 ...
Good news for folks looking to sell their second-hand goods online - facebook's Marketplace will soon be available in South Africa. We say soon because the Facebook App is being rolled out to South Africans over a two week period, so if you don't see it now keep an eye on your App menu for the option ...
A South African legend has left us all today. We took a look at how South Africans across the country are remembering the musical icon. By Nic Andersen -. 2018-01-23. South Africa's Hugh Masekela performs at the Barbican Centre in London. Photo by Gabriel Fraga del Cal. Image Credits: Gabriel Fraga del Cal. AddThis ...

Europe is a key destination for South Africans: With the UK, Italy, France and Germany all making it into young South Africans bucket list must destinations, it's clear that the demographic is seeking to explore a variety of European cultures. The various foods, languages, music and art scenes that can be ...
Bank Zero will offer South Africans "really attractive" deposit rates when it is launched, according to founder Michael Jordaan. Jordaan told Bruce Whitfield on The money Show that they will have a focus on transactional banking and the use of smartphones as a primary banking tool. Jordaan added that ...
Cape Town - Seven out of ten South Africans believe it is the government's responsibility to reduce the gap between rich and poor, according to a new report on global inequality by Oxfam International. The report found that 2017 was one the best years yet for the world's dollar billionaires, with a new ...
The UK's Home Office has announced that it will change how it assess the continuous residence rules for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) applications. According to emigration consultants Breytenbachs, the changes would come into effect from 11 January 2018. ILR is the expression confirming the fact ...
South African protesters want H&M to know that casual racism, even by accident, has real consequences. Members of a left-wing, youth-oriented political movement stormed H&M stores around the country on Jan. 13. Dressed in the party's signature red, members of the Julius Malema-led Economic ...
Cape Town - South Africa's Katchie Nzama has travelled to so many countries across the African continent. News24's Africa editor Betha Madhomu speaks to her about her experiences and future plans. When and how did the idea of travelling around Africa and blogging about it come about? Katchie: I had ...
Durban - Once one of the richest men in South Africa, Christo Wiese lost some of his wealth after the resignation of Steinhoff International Holdings CEO, Markus Jooste. According to an article in Business Tech, Wiese lost his billionaire status, with his fortune decreasing to $742 million. In light of this, ...
"Indeed some of the houses where the activities are taking place belong to the South Africans, there are South Africans who are part of this. So we must not think that drug trafficking is only done by foreign nationals." He says the anger displayed by the community is understood but highlights support by ...
"MY DAUGHTER was the first to die," says Maria Phehla, pulling her thin yellow jersey tight, as if to contain the grief consuming her birdlike frame. "It was a painful death." It was also an untimely and needless one. Ms Phehla's daughter, Deborah, was 46 years old when she died just three days after South ...
The commentariat has been in overdrive since the ANC's elective conference in December, trying to tell South Africans (and Ramaphosa) exactly what he's thinking, what he's missed, what his strategy is or will be, and what he should do. They tell the country how he will play the short or long game against ...
South Africans, ranked 19th on the list by number of visitors per country, were found to spend on average 11 minutes, 2 seconds on the website -- and most were doing so from a smartphone. This was 29 seconds longer than our U.S. counterparts (and a full three-and-a-third minutes longer than the ...
People from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign demonstrate outside St George's Cathedral. Picture: Armand Hough/ANA. Johannesburg - The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape has warned the Israeli government that its recent blacklisting of those who support the boycott, ...
Durban - South Africans are the most miserable lot in the world, according to global market research and consulting firm Ipsos. The research, conducted in 38 countries and titled "Perils of Perception", looks at how wrong people are about key issues and features of the population. South Africa came in first ...
US adventurer and lawyer Blaine Gibson, who launched his own investigation into the MH370 mystery and tracked down numerous pieces of plane debris off Africa's east coast, said South Africans may well play a key role in solving one of the biggest aviation mysteries should the missing plane be located.
If you're exceptionally talented in the field of science, humanities, engineering, medicine, digital technology or the arts, you could be eligible for a special UK visa - the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa. This is according John Dunn, immigration expert at Sable International, who notes that the visa allows you ...
The number of wealthy South Africans taking up a second residency or citizenship programme is rising progressively, says Nadia Read Thaele of LIO Global, a specialist firm in residence and citizenship-by-investment planning for private clients. At the same time, she says, there is now an increasing ...
Cyril Ramaphosa, who was elected leader of South Africa's ANC on Monday, faces many challenges. As he will almost certainly become president of South Africa after polls scheduled in 2019, the problems extend well beyond the rehabilitation of a divided and increasingly unpopular party. Twenty-three ...
Inter-racial marriage makes us a tad nervous but most South Africans are willing to engage with each other across the race divide‚ the 2017 SA reconciliation Barometer Survey reveals. The wide gap between rich and poor gets a big thumbs down‚ and politicians don't impress us much. These insights are ...
Recent reports show that South Africans are taking out more and more loans. South Africans continue to spend money and get themselves further into debt. Despite a high unemployment rate and low incomes, consumers still have a strong appetite for credit. The recent festivities show South Africans would ...
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting is set to take place on 23 to 26 January 2018, where the theme for the year will be creating a shared future in a fractured world. The 48th Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, will host 3,000 participants across all stakeholder groups including public ...
Just days after the Swedish chain was forced to temporarily close some of its South African stores after anti-racism protests, an NGO is demanding that H&M executives undergo "compulsory anti-racism and diversity training, so that there can be a change of attitude within the company around issues related ...
On January 12, 2018, 58 South Africans had been confirmed for attendance to the meeting. These include business leaders, 7 government officials, 3 academics and 3 members of the media. ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the agenda at the forum with finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba being the ...
EDINBURGH -- President Jacob Zuma has delivered a New Year message that will have many South Africans steaming from their ears. He reckons the country is in excellent shape and urges fellow South Africans to work harder to build a 'truly caring' country. Yet, Jacob Zuma has presided over the rapid ...
Diamond magnate Nicky Oppenheimer is still the wealthiest South African billionaire by net worth, according to Forbes' real-time list of the world's dollar billionaires. Oppenheimer sits just outside the global 200, but six other South Africans are on the list. According to Business Tech, Bloomberg ranks ...
A real-time list of the world's dollar billionaires by Forbes shows that seven are from South Africa as we enter the new year, with Christo Wiese having lost his billionaire status in December following the fallout of a massive scandal that has seen retail entity Steinhoff's share price disintegrate over the past ...
There were three South Africans involved in Boxing Day action as the busy football schedule in the United Kingdom continued the day after Christmas. In the English Championship, Bafana Bafana international Kamohelo Mokotjo was able to celebrate a second victory in succession with his Brentford ...
While most agreed the business is thriving because it is supported by racists, another asked why black people don't support black businesses. After several black callers told 702 host Chris Vick a guest lodge called Zanandi based in Hartbeespoort just outside Brits in North West is turning away black ...
Grieving South Africans continue to express shock on social media. President Jacob Zuma was one of the first people to express his heartfelt condolences to loving South Africans and to the Malinga family. 'This is indeed a huge loss for South Africa and the music industry as a whole. We are with his family ...
Thousands line up at sea Point as South Africans head to the beach. South Africa; Tuesday 26 December 2017 - 10:40am. Video thumbnail. Durban, 26 December 2017 - Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad speaks to Dasen Thathiah about beach safety on Boxing Day. Video: eNCA. Cape Town - Thousands ...
He says, OR Tambo embodied the constitutional values of democracy, human rights and social justice, encouraging South Africans to follow in his footsteps. Ramaphosa says all South Africans must help to build a society in which all are safe and secure. "While December is a festive period for our nation, ...
We need to show our support to South Africans who are brutalised by those who have evil in their hearts. "We will again confirm our commitment to God as a people and believe that again God will intervene and there will be a resolve to the murders against the farming community." Mr du Plooy told Stuff the ...
South African police officers charge a group of United Democratic Front demonstrators during the apartheid era. Auckland resident and ex-pat South African Garret Pelser said the country was better off under the racially divided regime. The revival of an Afrikaaner holy day in New Zealand has left ex-pats ...
South Africans are bracing for another challenging year in 2018, as the country continues to face low economic growth, low confidence, high rates of unemployment, and political uncertainty. The latest BankservAfrica Transactional Index (BETI) showed that, despite November being one of the biggest ...


 

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