Articles containing the tag ‘Africa
By Cindy Trillo On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Can South Africa’s Legal System Ever Work Smoothly?

The South African legal system is flawed. A muddle of pre-colonial, western and common law principles has created a hybrid legal system with its own flaws. Without clearly defined boundaries through which parti... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Tito Mboweni Appointed New Finance Minister as Nhlanhla Nene Resigns

Former Governor of the South African Reserve Bank Tito Mboweni has been sworn in as the new Minister of Finance following the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday. Nene’s resignation comes after he rev... Read more »
By Nelly Mkhize On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

DUI Cases In South Africa Rocket By 15%, But Are Women To Blame?

The South African Police Service (SAPS) have just revealed their 2017/2018 annual crime statistics and one alarming figure stands out. The number of drivers arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

ProKid Dies at 37 Following Seizure Attack

Pioneering South African hip-hop artist Linda “ProKid” Mkhize has died at the age of 37 after suffering a seizure attack. According to a statement released by his family on Thursday morning, Pro die... Read more »
By Cindy Trillo On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Report Reveals How Best To Tackle Africa’s Housing Crisis

Housing in Africa is already sparse. Therefore, the World Bank’s prediction that the urban African population will double over the next 25 years is a worrying statistic. At present, 56% of the continent’s ... Read more »
By Rik Snuiverink On Thursday, July 12th, 2018

These mobile games are capturing the imagination across South Africa

Back in 2015, it was obvious which way the wind was blowing. Mobile gaming was taking the world by storm, and it seemed inevitable that South Africa would get caught up in all the excitement. Three years on, an... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Tete in Line for His Second WBO Title Defence

On 21 April at around 08h30 pm in South Africa — This will be the second time that Zolani Tete puts his WBO Bantamweight title on the line. He will be trading leather with the veteran Argentinian Omar Andre... Read more »
By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Toto Helebe Retains His South African Title

In a one sided contest that was characterised by excessive holding from the challenger, Toto Helebe retained his title by Unanimous decision against Mbuelo Dyani. The fully packed East London crowd showed their... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Democratic Alliance Welcomes Suspension of SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane

The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has, on Monday, suspended the Commissioner of the South African Revenue Services (SARS), Mr. Tom Moyane. According to a statement that was release... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

No Need for Australia’s Special Visas for SA White Farmers, Dirco

“The government has been very clear and transparent on a land reform process. All stakeholders will be consulted and they are also encouraged to engage with Parliament. There is no reason for any governme... Read more »