African demonstrations in support of the Palestinians caught in the Israel-Hamas war continue. In South Africa, members of the Jewish community say they don't feel much local compassion over the mass killings in Israel that triggered the latest escalation in the Middle East. Also, over six months of war in Sudan have sent more than a million refugees fleeing over the borders looking for safety.
Florence Letswalo felt she needed comfort from her partner to help alleviate the day's stress, sparking the idea for her professional cuddling business 'Pro Cuddling SA'.
France 24 Videos Fri, 5 May 2023 at 9:09 pm GMT+1 The famed Cullinan Diamond will adorn the Queen consort's headdress, replacing India's Ko Hi Noor diamond after claims it bought back painful memories of the colonial past. Some South Africans are enraged, demanding the Royal Family return the jewel.
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.
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.