Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

[Read More: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption.] Mr. Ramaphosa had been in London to attend a gathering of leaders of the Commonwealth nations, which South Africa rejoined in 1994 when a democratic authorities was elected after the autumn of white-minority rule. The journey, which included conferences with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime […]

South Africa to Investigate 2 A.N.C. Officials in Farm Corruption Case

South Africa to Investigate 2 A.N.C. Officials in Farm Corruption Case

But till now, the authorities haven’t targeted on A.N.C. officers who had been central to the corruption that has thrived in recent times. Mr. Ramaphosa, who grew to become get together chief by a slim margin in December and is coping with deep divisions inside his get together, has thus far proven little urge for […]

$21 Million in Assets Seized in South African Corruption Inquiry

$21 Million in Assets Seized in South African Corruption Inquiry

Photo Members of the South African Asset Forfeiture Unit and different regulation enforcement businesses arriving to go looking the Gupta household compound in Johannesburg on Monday. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images JOHANNESBURG — Law enforcement officers raided the compound of a household near former President Jacob Zuma of South Africa on Monday as a […]

‘They Eat Money’: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption

‘They Eat Money’: How Mandela’s Political Heirs Grow Rich Off Corruption

“We were happy,” Mr. Ncongwane stated, including, in hindsight, “although we were happy for a crook.” In 2012, Mr. Zwane and agricultural division officers arrived in Vrede to advertise the dairy farm mission. Flanked by the council speaker, Roseline Zwane, generally known as Topsy — who occurred to be his spouse — and by his […]

Jacob Zuma Appears in Court for South Africa Corruption Trial

Jacob Zuma Appears in Court for South Africa Corruption Trial

Last month, nationwide prosecutors introduced that corruption expenses associated to the arms deal can be reinstated towards Mr. Zuma nearly a decade after they have been dropped. After his court docket look, a pugnacious Mr. Zuma addressed 1000’s of supporters gathered close to the courthouse. Flanked by spiritual leaders on a stage, Mr. Zuma, talking […]

South Africa Says Australia Retracted Claim of ‘Persecuted’ White Farmers

South Africa Says Australia Retracted Claim of ‘Persecuted’ White Farmers

Last yr, the Australian authorities paid $53 million in damages to migrants who stated they suffered abuse within the camps. Mr. Dutton, who controls immigration coverage, has been a staunch defender of offshore detention and has argued that Australia should not accept refugees who can be a burden on the nation’s social security internet. With […]

Australian Cricket Has Its Own Deflategate, and a Nation Reels

Australian Cricket Has Its Own Deflategate, and a Nation Reels

In Test cricket — the standard five-day format of the game — amongst all gamers who’ve scored at the least 2,000 runs, Smith has the second-best profession common per innings. His 61.37 common is behind solely that of Sir Donald Bradman, whose 99.94 common is to this point forward of the competitors that, to cricket […]

Divers Risk Drowning and Sharks to Poach Abalone Worth $200 a Pound

Divers Risk Drowning and Sharks to Poach Abalone Worth $200 a Pound

Formal employment is difficult to seek out within the township, a clutch of small authorities houses and metallic shacks on the finish of a dust monitor, and lots of males have begun diving for abalone, residents mentioned. “The work is very dangerous, but the men do it for the money,” mentioned a neighborhood priest, Jonathan […]

Easter Week Around the World (and Hell, if It Exists)

Easter Week Around the World (and Hell, if It Exists)

At a pre-dawn Mass on Thursday, the bishop urged congregants on the Saiqi church to be courageous and preserve the religion. “Full of comfort and hope, we are inspired to more bravely face struggles and offer our love to God,” he advised them. Not lengthy after, authorities brokers took him away for what they described […]