South Africa quarantines 1,700 on cruise ship
A cruise liner and a cargo vessel are being held in Cape Town after a crew member on one of the ships showed signs of coronavirus.
'Mother City' fails residents living in abandoned South African hospital
Cape Town is widely regarded as one of the world's top tourist destinations, but not all of its residents are sharing in its success. Rising rents are pricing multiple generations out of their traditional neighborhoods, leaving them no choice but to occupy abandoned buildings.
Refugee anger boiling over in South Africa
Refugees in Cape Town are protesting increased xenophobia. But demonstrations have been violently broken up and now migrants are seeking shelter in an overcrowded church, reports Adrian Kriesch.
South Africa: Police evict migrants camped at UN office
Police in Cape Town using water cannon have dispersed scores of migrants who'd camped for weeks outside a UN refugee office after deadly riots. South African media showed small children among those dragged away.
Angola confident IMF will pay out
Angola’s government is confident that the International Monetary Fund will disburse the next tranche of money from its $3.7 billion program. Aia-Eza Nacilia Gomes Da Silva, budget state secretary in the Finance Ministry said the recent second disbursement of about $248 million, which brought the total to about $1.24 billion was big accomplishment. She spoke with Bloomberg Television's Manus Cranny at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
South Africans: get the bug Cape Town diner serves insect-only meals
Tasting grilled scorpion and a bowl of crunchy insects mixed with garlic and spices on a trip to Thailand four years ago "grossed out" chef Mario Barnard but also helped inspire him to experiment and open South Africa's first pop-up restaurant serving insect-only meals.
South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs
South African soldiers deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday in a bid to help quell escalating gang violence that has killed hundreds since January and which officials have likened to a "war zone," a Reuters cameraman and community activists said.
Boy, 13, hacks drone to show cyber threat
A 13-year-old boy successfully hacked a drone on Monday in a stunt aimed at showing how vulnerable web-connected devices are to attacks. Reuben Paul, who calls himself "Cyber Ninja", took control of the drone in front of an audience at a global cybersecurity conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
Foreign buyers flock to Cape Town's booming art scene
Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art market in search of deals as diverse as a traditional oil portrait by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from bottle caps by Ghana's El Anatsui.
Canoeing for nature in South Africa
A canoe club in a Cape Town Township is helping revitalize a waste-strewn mugging hotspot and raising environmental awareness. At the club, kids have to do something for nature before putting their boats into the water.
Obasanjo speaks on importance of AfCFTA, opportunities in Nigeria’s oil & gas industry
On the side-lines of the African Oil Week in Cape Town, Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo spoke to CNBC Africa’s Jill De Villiers on the importance of the African Continental Free Trade Area and the opportunities available to the domestic investors in the development of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.