South Africa’s Zuma survives calls to resign
05 April 2017 | 12:27 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma reportedly survived calls for his resignation by the ruling party following a cabinet reshuffle.
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Germany's federal government has agreed on a package of new measures, most of which will be up to the discretion of individual states, to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the cooler winter months.
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Like most new mothers, Serena's life was upended when she had a baby, and balancing her education with mothering led to trauma and stress. But unlike most, she was only 15 years old.
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From "Giselle" to "Swan Lake" and "The Rite of Spring", South Africa's Dada Masilo deconstructs classic ballets to tell a new story, far from the stereotypical damsel in distress but that of modern-day people who suffer modern-day issues such as homophobia, gender inequality and racism.
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Dozens of people were dragged into the Bay of Plenty, one of Durban's most popular beaches.
Former South African shepherd preparing to compete in the Cape2Rio sailing race. In today's edition, witnesses say that they have seen Eritrean soldiers leaving several towns in northern Ethiopia where they fought alongside Ethiopian forces during the civil war against Tigray rebels.
Witnesses say they have seen Eritrean soldiers leaving several towns in northern Ethiopia where they fought alongside Ethiopian forces during the civil war against Tigray rebels. Also, tensions mount once again between neighbours as the DRC dismantles an alleged network of Rwandan spies in Kinshasa. And as the world mourns the passing of iconic Brazilian footballer Pelé, we take a look at his impact in Africa.
South Africa is using a wide range of hi-tech methods and education programs to help observe and protect the over 200 species of shark that live in its oceans. Go along for a deep dive.
Some of the largest ministries will see their current heads stay on, signaling a cautionary stance in the face of economic and political headwinds.
When she was a girl in South Africa's Northern Cape, Katrina Esau stopped speaking her mother tongue, N|uu, after being mocked by other people and told it was an "ugly language".
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In Kyiv, South African leader urges Russia and Ukraine to de-escalate. KYIV - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday called on Ukraine and Russia to de-escalate their conflict, as he arrived in the war-torn country on a mission to broker peace.
A quartet of African leaders headed out to Russia and Ukraine on a peace mission aimed at helping resolving the war between the countries that began last February with Russia's invasion of it's neighbour. South Africa's International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor speaks to Georja Calvin-Smith about the mission's impact and limitations.
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Venezuela's opposition leader Maria Corina Machado said that Sunday's referendum in Venezuela over the status of the disputed region of Essequibo was "absolutely not" the success proclaimed by the Maduro regime. According to electoral authorities, 95 percent of voters approved of Venezuela's claim to the large swath of neighbouring Guyana, but turnout was around 50 percent.
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Against the backdrop of the Israel-Hamas war and one-off Islamist attacks closer to home, German authorities are confronting a "complex threat situation." Some observers warn against exaggerating the danger.
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Thailand's tourism bureau estimates nearly 1.5 million fewer visitors from China in 2023 than had originally been expected at the beginning of the year. Changing travel trends and economic problems in China are to blame.
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He's claiming that his remarks were "misinterpreted". The Emirati oil executive leading the COP28 climate conference in Dubai has come out fighting after widespread criticism of his suggestion that there was "no science" indicating that a phase-out of fossil fuels was needed to contain global warming.
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Students are among the victims of Nigeria's rampant inflation, as they face tuition fee hikes of over 300 percent. Also, the clock is ticking down towards DR Congo's general elections, in which President Felix Tshisekedi is running for a second term. Plus, Nairobi hosts international talks on the reduction of plastic pollution.
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The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa E. Osaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country’s unique circumstances.
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