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Africa: South Africa

African National Congress leader and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (L) is negotiating with the leader of the main opposition Democratic Alliance, John Steenhuisen (C), and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.  By OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT, Phill Magakoe (AFP/File)

S.Africa's new parliament to meet Friday to elect president

Jun 10, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's newly elected parliament is to convene for the first time on Friday, authorities said, as political parti ...

Jun 10, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South African parties were discussing forming a coalition government on Monday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa called on a ...

Jun 10, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

Ofentse Pitse embodies a fierce sense of fun as she waves her conducting baton passionately in a dimly lit auditorium in ...

Jun 7, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

Plans by South Africa's ANC to form a government of national unity after last week's general election met a cool recepti ...

Jun 7, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) will invite opposition parties to form a government of national unity, le ...

Jun 7, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Thursday that his African National Congress (ANC) would seek to form a gov ...

Jun 6, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC party was holding internal talks on Thursday to decide how to form a government, after it fail ...

Jun 5, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa's ruling ANC said Wednesday it had reached out to rivals to form a government of national unity, after fail ...

Jun 5, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

A South African minister was arrested and charged with corruption on Wednesday, as his ANC party wrangles with how to fo ...

Jun 4, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

At least 18 people have died in flooding caused by torrential rain on South Africa's eastern coast, local authorities sa ...

Jun 4, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

At least 18 people have died in flooding caused by torrential rain on South Africa's eastern coast, local authorities sa ...

Jun 3, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was in Guinea on Monday on the first leg of an African tour aimed at buttressing ...

Jun 3, 2024 | Africa: South Africa

South Africa has elected its 400-member National Assembly and for the first time in the country's 30 years of post-apart ...