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21 Jan
South Africa's energy crisis could land the government in court, as opposition groups and trade unions threaten to sue over a decade of crippling blackouts. Also, as the World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, the head of the International Finance Corporation tells FRANCE 24 that now is the time to ramp up private investment as Africa braces for a global slowdown.
18 Jan
South Africa's energy crisis could land the government in court, as opposition groups and trade unions threaten to sue over a decade of crippling blackouts.
7 Jul 2022
South African mourners gathered in the coastal city of East London on Wednesday to grieve the still-mysterious deaths of 21 teenagers in a poorly ventilated local tavern 10 days ago. Dressed in black, they sung and danced to solemn gospel songs in front of 19 of the victims' coffins.
29 Nov 2021
The world is worried about the new COVID-19 omicron variant, first detected in South Africa. Many countries have imposed travel bans. In South Africa itself, people fear the restrictions more than the virus.
11 Nov 2021
Initial reactions to the death of South Africa's last white president Frederik Willem (FW) de Klerk were mixed on Thursday.
16 Feb 2021
South Africans called for justice to be served as an inquiry into corruption during Jacob Zuma's time as the president said it will ask the constitutional court to impose a jail term on the former leader after he defied an order to appear before the inquiry on Monday .
20 Jun 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that he was trying "to balance our overriding objective of saving lives and protecting livelihoods." Around 40% of South Africans live below the poverty line; the lockdown hit them hard.
26 Apr 2020
To keep businesses going during this Coronavirus pandemic period, remote working has been the way out for most big and small enterprises. Here are a few things to know about digital eyestrain.
25 Apr 2020
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4 Sep 2019
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.

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