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Africa: South Africa

South Africa's economy grew despite crippling power cuts.  By Phill Magakoe AFPFile

S.Africa skirts recession with surprise first-quarter growth

15 hours ago | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's economy grew slightly in the first three months of the year, confounding fears of a recession for Africa' ...

20 hours ago | Africa: South Africa

Away from the buzz of South Africa's largest and wealthiest city, generations of Portuguese diners have gathered in one ...

Jun 5, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

Palaeontologists in South Africa said Monday they have found the oldest known burial site in the world, containing remai ...

May 30, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

Almost three people were murdered every hour in South Africa during the first three months of the year, according to pol ...

May 30, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's leading opposition party said on Tuesday it had taken legal action to force the government to arrest Vlad ...

May 24, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

A grieving family gathers in their yard in a town near Pretoria, mourning the death of a relative who fell victim to a d ...

May 24, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa is famous for its wines but not necessarily for olive oil, where Greece, Italy and Spain are the undisputed ...

May 22, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

Casually leaning into the side-window of a car stopped at a routine checkpoint on a congested Johannesburg road, a South ...

May 19, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

At three years old, a South African toddler reads better than 80 percent of the country's schoolchildren who are more th ...

May 18, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's struggling state-owned power firm Eskom on Thursday forecast a difficult winter with demand set to rise i ...

May 18, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

A South African town has been left fuming after a legal battle with a state-owned power utility forced its solar plant t ...

May 16, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

Workers in Pieter Swart's tanning and taxidermy workshop are busy skinning impala heads, bleaching buffalo bones and sof ...

May 12, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

South Africans were left angry and baffled on Friday after the US accused their country of secretly shipping arms to Rus ...

May 11, 2023 | Africa: South Africa

The US envoy to South Africa on Thursday accused the country of having covertly provided arms to Russia, a charge that d ...