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ICC: Whither Africa?
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ICC: Whither Africa?

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

*Continent divided on withdrawal from court By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG- Africa's mass exodus from the controversial International Criminal Court is off the rails, and the recent decision…

Global platinum production to fall in 2017
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Global platinum production to fall in 2017

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-Platinum producers in Southern Africa face tough times in 2017 as global total platinum production is expected to fall by 4 percent in 2017…

Time to fulfil liberation objectives
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Time to fulfil liberation objectives

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

SOUTH African and Namibian governments are facing increasing pressure, from their citizens, to speedily find a lasting solution to the land question or face a land revolution.…

A showcase with a difference …As South Africa hail the arrival of King Luther in Zambia
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A showcase with a difference …As South Africa hail the arrival of King Luther in Zambia

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE –Twenty years after Benni McCarthy announced his arrival on the international scene with a vintage show that won him both the Golden Ball…

WHAT’S BEHIND SA’s AFROPHOBIA?
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WHAT’S BEHIND SA’s AFROPHOBIA?

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG-THE latest round of violence taking place against mainly African nationals has received widespread condemnation and former President Thabo Mbeki is the latest high-ranking figure…

Africa outraged by renewed attacks in SA
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Africa outraged by renewed attacks in SA

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa have outraged Africans across the continent with some urging the African Union to decisively…

Attack economic inequalities, not African immigrants
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Attack economic inequalities, not African immigrants

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

Prominent Pan-Africanist, Marcus Mosiah Garvey once said, “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. A people without the…

Xenophobia not the solution Don’t cut off the nose to spite the face
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Xenophobia not the solution Don’t cut off the nose to spite the face

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

NEWLY ELECTED UNISA chancellor Thabo Mbeki has raised grave concerns over recent xenophobic attacks, warning that none of the country’s problems will be solved by attacking immigrants. …

Ann Singer joins South Africa’s Mabala Noise Entertainment stable
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Ann Singer joins South Africa’s Mabala Noise Entertainment stable

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2017

Cassper Nyovest’s new album out in May By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE-Southern Africa hip-hop fans that have been waiting with bated breath for the release of Cassper Nyovest’s new…

Zimbabwe, SA intensify road safety campaign
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Zimbabwe, SA intensify road safety campaign

Staff Reporter - Feb 06, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti Harare - Road safety remains a major concern for most countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Every day, many people in the…

A woman president in South Africa? Sadly top contender offers more of the same
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A woman president in South Africa? Sadly top contender offers more of the same

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Susan Booysen For South Africa’s beleaguered governing African National Congress the rise of a high-calibre woman leader should signal a turning of the pages, and lead…

Bringing SAfrica’s Small-Scale Miners Out of the Shadows
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Bringing SAfrica’s Small-Scale Miners Out of the Shadows

Staff Reporter - Jan 17, 2017

> Mark Olalde IN A COUNTRY with unemployment rising above 25 percent, South Africans are increasingly looking for job creation in small-scale mining, an often-informal industry that…

South Africa buys big as Namibia sticks to control
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South Africa buys big as Namibia sticks to control

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By  Lenin Ndebele THERE WAS revived interest from South Africa during this year’s tobacco selling season in Zimbabwe, with the largest regional economy beating its 2015 numbers. …

A landmark year the Beast would rather forget in a hurry
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A landmark year the Beast would rather forget in a hurry

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - AFTER overtaking the legendary Os du Randt, as the most capped Springbok prop of all-time, Tendai Mtawarira was supposed to remember this…

Safari on budget in SA
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Safari on budget in SA

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Vanessa Raphaely THE words “budget” and “safari” are not often found in the same sentence. Safaris are a notoriously expensive holiday choice. But there are ways…

‘Namibia can profit from South Africa’s decline’
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‘Namibia can profit from South Africa’s decline’

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – NAMIBIA is fantastically well positioned to take advantage of South Africa’s economic decline, with looming recession in the southern neighbour coupled by…

SA back to help Zim rugby
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SA back to help Zim rugby

Staff Reporter - Nov 11, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele BULAWAYO- ZIMBABWEAN rugby was in very good health when it used to be part of the South African domestic system. For many years before…

#FeesMustFall: Some inconvenient truths
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#FeesMustFall: Some inconvenient truths

Staff Reporter - Nov 07, 2016

By Seán Mfundza Muller THERE are a number of inconvenient truths about South Africa’s on-going #FeesMustFall protests that remain under-stated, or at worst unstated. High on the under-stated…

SA, Burundi and Gambia spark ICC exodus
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SA, Burundi and Gambia spark ICC exodus

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Ranga Mataire and Timo Shihepo THE International Criminal Court (ICC) is facing a watershed moment after three African countries announced they were withdrawing their signatures from…

Students get attention of politicians in SA
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Students get attention of politicians in SA

Staff Reporter - Nov 01, 2016

By Desmond Latham JOHANNESBURG–WHEN #FeesMustFall began to trend on social media platforms in South Africa in October 2015, the government shrugged it off as an example of…