South Africa

latest news headlines | Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights.

The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.

- Fin24 - SA | Millions of South African's personal information may have been leaked online.

Personal information of more than 30 million South Africans from what appears to be a government agency has apparently been leaked online in a major data breach.

- Fin24 - SA | Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro to hit SA in November.

Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei has released the latest in its larger format smartphones - the Mate 10 and new Mate 10 Pro - which are expected to land in South Africa in November.

- Fin24 - SA | Celtic inflict home pain on the Citizens.

Cape Town City lost their second game in three days after being on the wrong side of a close scoreline against Bloemfontein Celtic.

- - ZA | Concerns about Zuma connections of SABC board chair, deputy.

Concerns have been raised about the political affiliation of President Jacob Zuma's choices for chairperson and deputy chairperson of the SABC board.

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HIV infection, even with antiretroviral therapy, appears to damage a growing child's brain.

One of the largest and best-documented trials of children receiving early antiretroviral therapy -- the CHER clinical trial in South Africa -- finds ongoing white matter damage in HIV-positive children at the age of 7 years. The study aims to contribute to a better understanding of brain development in HIV-infected and ...

- ScienceDaily - US

African unions demand Madagascar act on Malagasy 43.

The Madagascan Government will be the target of a protest at 08:30 tomorrow at the African Ports Evolution conference in Durban, South Africa. The Congress of South African Trade Unions , and its affiliate the South African Transport ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ | Umzimkhulu SACP leader released without charges over firearm.

Illegal firearm charges against the South African Communist Party's Umzimkhulu secretary have been withdrawn without him having to appear in court.

- - ZA | ANC councillor sacked for allegedly illegally selling land.

The integrity committee of the ANC's greater Johannesburg region has removed Ward 92 councillor Leepile Motsumi for allegedly selling land illegally, the party has announced.

- - ZA | Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle confuses court.

The latest Cabinet reshuffle has momentarily delayed and confused the court as former home affairs director-general Mkuseli Apleni, who is challenging his suspension, now has a new boss.

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Trevor Noah reveals the real reason Trump and conservatives are obsessed with crime in Chicago.

The Daily Show is on the move for one week only, as Trevor Noah swaps his New York soundstage for the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. Noah's first night in the Windy City featured the South African comedian take on Chicago's reputation as the murder capital of the United States. Watch video below:...

- The Raw Story - US | #News24 ICYMI: Zuma reshuffles Cabinet, appoints new SABC board; and Gerrie Nel to prosecute Duduzane Zuma

Tripartite alliance now 'on brink of disintegration' says SACP on Cabinet reshuffle; Springbok and Bath flank Francois Louw could be slapped with a lengthy ban and ANC candidate councillor had been warned not to go out on the day of her murder, the Moerane Commission has heard.

- - ZA | Call for Zuma to urgently release Fees Commission report

The Higher Education Transformation Network has urged President Jacob Zuma to release the final report of the Fees Commission.

- - ZA | BEF welcomes Cabinet reshuffle, has full confidence in new ministers

The Black Empowerment Foundation has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, saying it has full confidence in the new ministers.

- - ZA | Zuma seems to position Mahlobo to 'push through' nuclear deal - Steve Friedman

President Jacob Zuma's appointment of David Mahlobo to the energy portfolio can be seen to be linked to the contentious nuclear deal with Russia, explains political analyst Steve Friedman.

- - ZA | Rand drops on Zuma's surprise 'pro-nuclear' Cabinet reshuffle

The rand lost more than 0.5% within minutes of President Jacob Zuma's announcement of yet another surprise Cabinet reshuffle.

- Fin24 - SA | David Mahlobo, the nuclear deal's new best friend?

New Energy Minister David Mahlobo will make it much easier to realise South Africa's nuclear ambitions, several commentators have warned.

- Fin24 - SA | Zuma's umpteenth reshuffle undermines confidence, growth - BUSA

Business Unity South Africa says President Jacob Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle does little to inspire business confidence and is undermining growth prospects.

- Fin24 - SA | SOE irregular spend: Here are the three worst offenders

Auditor-general Kimi Makwetu says Airports Company South Africa, the South African Post Office and the SABC are the top contributors to irregular expenditure by state-owned enterprises.

- Fin24 - SA | SA GDP growth may be stronger than expected in third quarter

South Africa's GDP growth is likely to beat forecasts in the third quarter, and accelerate into year-end and in 2018.

- Fin24 - SA | JSE ends in the red amid Zuma's surprise reshuffle

All the major indices closed in the red, coinciding with the surprise Cabinet reshuffle by President Jacob Zuma.

- Fin24 - SA | Parliament legal adviser questions R3bn SAA bailout

A legal opinion from a senior Parliamentary legal adviser has called into question Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's R3bn bailout for national carrier South African Airways.

- Fin24 - SA

Zuma announces cabinet reshuffle

Blade Nzimande is out of the new Cabinet in a reshuffle that, surprisingly, excludes Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

- TheCitizen - TZ | Nigeria says no to AU passport, but erects massive Zuma statue

While Nigeria denied claims that it would start visa-on-arrival for African residents, they decided to rather erect a massive statue of South African President Jacob Zuma.

- - ZA | Durban CA sues KPMG Services for R9m

Chartered Accountant Vijay Misra says beleaguered auditing firm KPMG has ruined his good reputation and his health.

- - ZA | REACTION: #CabinetReshuffle a ploy to take revenge on SACP

President Jacob Zuma latest Cabinet reshuffle is drawing widespread criticism. Get all the news, insight and analysis here.

- - ZA | 'We will never rest till Jacob Zuma is jailed' - Young Communist League

The Young Communist League of South Africa says it is disgusted by President Jacob Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle.

- - ZA | Zuma's reshuffle threatens alliance and govt stability - Mantashe

President Jacob Zuma second reshuffle of his Cabinet without consulting the ANC's top six is likely to deepen fractured relations within the party leadership and further threaten the relationship with tripartite alliance partners.

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Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

- Al Jazeera - QA | Dodgy gun takes centre stage in Lamoer trial

An unlicensed gun that was discovered in a raid on a Cape Town woman's house, and allegedly sold on with help from a top police officer, has been the focus in the trial-within-a-trial of former police commissioner Arno Lamoer.

- - ZA | ANC candidate councillor warned not to go out on the day of her murder - Moerane Commission hears

The Moerane Commission has heard that an ANC candidate councillor from the Ukhahlamba Region in Ladysmith was shot with a rifle in broad daylight on Mandela Day.

- - ZA | LIVE: #CabinetReshuffle - 'Putin has more influence on Zuma than ANC old guard'

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle is bad for South Africa and bad for governance.

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Zuma fires critic in new S. Africa reshuffle

Zuma is backing his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to succeed him The post Zuma fires critic in new S. Africa reshuffle appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

McKinsey apologizes for errors in South Africa corruption scandal

Global consulting firm says it may have to give back $78-million in controversial payments from South African electricity monopoly

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Can Zuma untie Gordian knot after failing to quash corruption charges?

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's loss in the Appeals Court forms part of three milestones in his recent history dominated by corruption, unethical conduct and a knack to avoid criminal charges.

- The Conversation - UK

EFF's Ndlozi has a go at Mandela, Mbeki

According to Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, SA under Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki', failed to attract FDI to fund higher education.

- Cape Times - SA

Zuma misses 48-hour SABC board deadline

There is no basis in law for the president's refusal to appoint the selected non-executive members, or for his delay."

- Cape Times - SA

Zuma appoints new #SABCboard

President Jacob Zuma has appointed members to serve on the SABC board following recommendations from Parliament.

- Cape Times - SA

BREAKING NEWS: Blade axed in #ZumaReshuffle

President Jacob Zuma has announced six changes to his national executive.

- Cape Times - SA

Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted over fatal car crash

Advocate Gerrie Nel has announced that Afriforum has instituted legal action to prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane.

- Cape Times - SA

Zuma's latest #CabinetReshuffle 'self-serving'

It's about consolidating power in cabinet, It is also about consolidating power in time ahead of the ANC conference in December, said Zwelinzima Vavi.

- Cape Times - SA

How Ntsikana brought the new religion of the gospel to his own

University of Stellenbosch musicology students studying the history of the prophet Ntsikana and black theology in southern Africa recently visited St George's Cathedral in the heart of Cape Town.

- Cape Times - SA | WATCH LIVE: SACP holds emergency media conference

The South African Communist Party , inundated with calls about the removal from the Cabinet of Cde Dr Blade Nzimande by President Jacob Zuma, are holding a press briefing to discuss the matter with SACP national officials. Watch the live stream above.

- - ZA | LIVE ANALYSIS: Making sense of Zuma's latest Cabinet reshuffle

Fin24 deputy editor Matthew Le Cordeur speaks to News24 editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson about Jacob Zuma's latest bombshell - a second Cabinet reshuffle in less than seven months. Watch.

- - ZA | Bok flank cited for alleged eye gouging

Springbok flank Francois Louw could be slapped with a lengthy ban if found guilty of foul play.

- - ZA | LIVE: Expert witness explains why she 'felt uncomfortable' signing confidentiality document in #VanBreda

The murder trial of Henri van Breda continues in the Western Cape High Court as his expert witness faces sharp cross examination.

- - ZA | LIVE: #CabinetReshuffle - Mapaila: 'Delusional' Zuma has lost 'rationality'

The SACP has had harsh words for President Jacob Zuma, referring to him as delusional, divisive and prone to bending the law, following his latest Cabinet change.

- - ZA | Duduzane Zuma to be prosecuted by Gerrie Nel

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma will be the first person to be hauled before AfriForum's private prosecuting unit.

- - ZA | Power FM defamation case: Questions were 'tainted with accusation'

Power FM presenter Thabiso Mosia's interview with Stadium Management South Africa CEO Jacques Grobbelaar was "tainted with accusation", court papers have revealed.

- - ZA | See latest Cabinet ministers

President Jacob Zuma has announced changes to his national executive. See which ministers have assumed new roles.

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