Deputy President Mabuza as Special Envoy to South Sudan arrives in the Republic of South Sudan

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Special Envoy to South Sudan, today, 14 October 2018, arrived in the Republic of South Sudan ahead of talks with President Salva Kiir Mayardit.

Deputy President Mabuza was received by the Minister …

Battles Over Safe Ebola Burials Complicate Work in DRC

A runaway hearse carrying an Ebola victim has become the latest example of sometimes violent community resistance complicating efforts to contain a Congo outbreak � and causing a worrying new rise in cases.

The deadly virus’ appearance for the first …

SOUTH AFRICA: FIGHTING CRIME REMAINS GOVERNMENT’S PRIORITY – CABINET

PRETORIA– Cabinet has reassured South Africans that fighting crime is a top priority and that government will continue to take the necessary steps to ensure a safe and secure environment for all citizens.

This follows the arrest of 19 suspects …

Sprint Legend Usain Bolt Hits First Goals in Football Bid

Sprint legend Usain Bolt made his case for becoming a professional footballer Friday when he scored his first goals after starting up front in a pre-season game for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners.

The 100 meters world record-holder has been bidding …

Experts: Urbanization Will Worsen Housing Crisis

Close to 70 percent of the world’s residents will live in cities by the middle of the century, according to recent United Nations figures, and experts warn that an exploding population will exacerbate a housing crisis in some regions.

Officials …

For the Next Big Thing in Tech, Look to Africa?

From a young age, Phatwa Senene knew he wanted to be an inventor.

He got his start at age 11, he said, when he attached a DC motor to a fan. He then attached the fan to a drill and …