Politics


South Africa’s economy in recession

SHAREDSouth Africa’s economy in recession Vumani Mkhize BBC Africa Business South Africa’s economy is in recession for the first time since 2009 following two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth. So it seems that Ramaphoria – the positive wave brought by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ascension to power in February – […]

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China training for strikes on US targets

China ‘s military “is likely training for strikes” against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. The report highlights its increasing military capability, including defence spending estimated at $190bn (£150bn) […]

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Duduzane Zuma caught and released at OR Tambo

Police should perhaps take up fly-fishing after being dispatched to the airport when Zuma Jr was flagged after landing on Thursday night. Former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma is back in the country, reportedly for the funeral of his late brother Vusi Zuma. Vusi’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday. […]

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Malema says Ramaphosa to blame for continued rise in petrol prices

EFF leader Julius Malema says they call on the people of South Africa to reject President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC by voting them out of power in 2019. Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has blamed President Cyril Ramaphosa for the continued rise in petrol prices, saying it’s […]


AfriForum wants Malema investigated for ‘role’ in farm murders

At the launch of the ‘Kill The Boer’ book, the claim of a jailed gangster saying Malema offered to help him kill farmers was aired again. Minority rights group AfriForum wants police to investigate whether Economic Freedom Fighters’ leader Julius Malema has offered to help an imprisoned gang member to […]

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Malema comments about Indians might put him in trouble

This marks the third case against the EFF leader that this KZN minority ‘rights’ group has opened. A KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) minority rights group will open a case against EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema for his comments that most Indians are racist, The Mercury has reported. At the EFF’s youth celebrations in Klerksdorp, […]