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South Africa may increase nuclear power: newspaper

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's future energy mix could include an even higher share for nuclear power than the 9,600 megawatts (MW) already planned, the Business Day newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing an interview with a government official.

A New Apartheid: South Africa's Struggle With Immigration

Men from the Jesspestown hostel make threatening gestures towards a foreign-owned business in the area. JOHANNESBURG -- On April 15 of this year, Themba Maphosa awoke to news that five immigrants had been killed by South African gangs the previous night in Durban. Show More Summary

Couple who quit ad jobs to travel now scrub toilets for cash

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

A couple from Johannesburg, who quit their advertising jobs to travel the world, admit they scrub toilets to make money.

The homeless man who turned his life around by offering book reviews instead of begging

Meet Philani Dladla, a.k.a. the Pavement Bookworm.  He’s 24 and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, and his story is quite incredible. As a child growing up in KwaZulu Natal he had always loved books. But after moving to Johannesburg to find work, he started taking drugs. “I left my job and couldn’t afford rent anymore…

Swazi police confirm 13 die in crash en route to royal ceremony

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Swaziland's police have confirmed that 11 young women and two men died in a road accident at the weekend on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of the women as his wife.

A Cultural Gem: Exploring Pretoria, The Capital Of South Africa!

Even though Pretoria is smaller than Johannesburg, the calmer capital city has quite a bit to offer tourists. From watching fantastic live theater to reveling in history, here are the top 10 things to do in Pretoria.

Dozens of young Swazi women die on road to royal ceremony

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - At least 38 young women have died in a road accident in Swaziland on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of them as his wife, an advocacy group said on Saturday.

Mandela grandson granted bail after rape accusation

The 24-year-old was accused of assaulting a teenage girl at a restaurant near Johannesburg

Net1 joins Fortune list

Net1 UEPS Technologies joins prestigious annual list of public companies with the most stellar profit, revenue and stock growth. ||| Johannesburg - JSE-listed Net1 UEPS Technologies announced on Tuesday that it had been included on Fortune’s 100 fastest-growing companies list for 2015. Show More Summary

Oscar Pistorius Killed Our Daughter Deliberately, Reeva Steenkamp's Parents Say

JOHANNESBURG — Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp deliberately, her parents said, ahead of an appeal hearing in which prosecutors are seeking to overturn a South African court ruling that the athlete was not guilty...Show More Summary

He’s back: Siphiwe Tshabalala nets incredible 40 yard golazo for Kaizer Chiefs at same stadium (Video)

South Africa’s 2010 World Cup probably won’t live long in the memory but Siphiwe Tshabalala’s opening goal of the tournament certainly will. The 30-year-old midfielder was playing in Johannesburg’s Soccer City Stadium once again this weekend as Kaizer Chiefs thrashed Free State Stars 4-0. Show More Summary

Miners’ iron hold on costs pays off

BHP and Rio Tinto’s strategy of controlling costs pays off, with their share prices falling the least compared with peers. ||| Johannesburg - BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto’s strategy of controlling costs has paid off with their share prices falling the least compared with peers in an oversupplied market with rapidly declining commodity prices. Show More Summary

Alleged Victim Of Mandela’s Grandson: ‘He Was Friendzoned’

In Johannesburg, South Africa, one of the grandsons of the much loved late president Nelson Mandela, Mbuso Mandela, was ordered to remain in custody for the crime of alleged rape pending the collection of more evidence for a bail hearing. Show More Summary

Nelson Mandela’s grandson charged in South African court with raping 15-year-old girl

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Nelson Mandela’s grandson in court on rape charges JOHANNESBURG — In the latest scandal to hit Nelson Mandela’s family, a grandson of the late South African president appeared in court Friday on charges of raping a 15-year-old girl. Mbuso Mandela, 24, allegedly followed the girl into...

Shoprite looks to Africa for growth

Shoprite is expanding its African footprint and is set to open a new outlet in Mozambique. ||| Johannesburg - Shoprite is expanding its African footprint and is to open a new outlet in Tete, Mozambique, with the aim of capitalising on booming investments and economic growth in the country. Show More Summary

Google Flights Skyteam LAX-Madrid $290; Copenhagen $162; London $409 and other fares that don’t book at that price

Google Flights had me very excited this morning when I saw San Francisco – Johannesburg, South Africa had dropped for the third day in a row to an astonishing $562 round trip. Then, I saw Dar Es Salaam Tanzania priced in the $700s. These...Show More Summary

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Arrested, Charged With Rape

Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mbuso, was arrested and charged with rape in Johannesburg, South Africa. Although he is the grandson of a former president, authorities said the 24-year-old man will not receive any special treatment or leniency. Show More Summary

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Arrested For Allegedly Raping 15-Year-Old In Restaurant Bathroom

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Over the weekend, Nelson Mandela’s grandson was reportedly barrested for rape. TMZ reports that 24-year-old Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in the bathroom of a restaurant in Johannesburg. The post Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Arrested For Allegedly Raping 15-Year-Old In Restaurant Bathroom appeared first on Crime Feed.

Pistorius release put on hold by SAfrican justice department

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius' release from prison was put on hold Wednesday by South Africa's Department of Justice, which said his case must be reviewed again by a parole board because he was approved to be moved to house arrest too early.

South Africa's Pistorius will not be released on parole on Friday: Talk Radio 702

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Oscar Pistorius will not be released on parole this Friday and the matter will be reviewed by the parole board, Talk Radio 702 reported on Wednesday. South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha...Show More Summary

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