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When Given Land Black Farmers Do Better Than White Farmers In...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes that white supremacist group AfriForum’s decision to privately prosecute her for animal cruelty is to advance the narrative of the failure of Black farmers. The white supremacist lobby group and the SPCA announced on Thursday it would pursue the case.

The Rise Of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters

AFRICANGLOBE - In the past year, the Economic Freedom Fighters has grown in ambition and maturity. It has encroached on the ANC’s traditional base — South Africa’s poor Black majority. Because of that fierce loyalty, the ruling ANC has been forced to pay attention to the party’s calls for land redistribution without compensation.

South Africa: White Farmers Sentenced For Murdering Black Teen

AFRICANGLOBE - A South African court has handed lengthy jail sentences to two white farmers who murdered a Black teenager they suspected of stealing sunflowers in a remote farming community. Pieter Doorewaard, 28, and Philip Schutte, 35, were found guilty of killing 15-year-old Matlhomola Mosweu in April 2017 after claiming they caught him taking a plant from a farm in the area.

South Africa Makes Significant Oil Discovery

AFRICANGLOBE - Total, a French oil and gas giant says it has made a significant gas condensate discovery after drilling its Brulpadda prospects on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, offshore South Africa.

South Africa Goes Big At Middle East Defense Expo

AFRICANGLOBE - South African companies have a big presence at the Middle East’s largest defence show, IDEX, which opened on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. There are about 30 South African companies at the show, with about 25 on the South African stand – Paramount, Milkor, Etion Create, and S-Plane have their own stands.

South Africa Wants Illegal Sanctions Against Zimbabwe Lifted

AFRICANGLOBE - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says lifting illegal sanctions against Zimbabwe is the best way for the world to ease the crisis gripping the country.

Alarm As ANC Risk Losing Power In South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - The ANC has made a startling admission, conceding that it is at risk of losing power in the next general election even with President Cyril Ramaphosa as the face of the campaign. This assessment is contained in a document that was presented at a national elections workshop in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, two months ago but that has been kept under wraps until now. The ANC internal document says the party might still not get a majority of more than 50%, and rates the likelihood that it will have to enter a coalition to remain in power as "high". It says the ANC might even have to go into opposition.

South Africa Emerging As A Player In The Global UAV Market

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa is well on its way to entering exclusive defence industry terrain through Milkor. The company’s unmistakeable dominance at the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) exhibition in 2018 has fuelled successful new research and development initiatives.

South Africans To Vote In National Elections On May 8th

AFRICANGLOBE - South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has proclaimed May 8th as the date for the 2019 presidential elections. He made the announcement during his 2019 State of the Nation Address before Parliament on Thursday.

South Africa´s Double Standards Send Confusing Signals

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africans are the strangest people one can come across on the African continent. Most of them think they are better than Africans from other parts of the continent. For example, they call their fellow African brothers and sisters “Grigambas” and “Makwerekwere.” They never refer to Europeans and Asians by these derogatory names. Instead of coming together and fighting their common enemy, Africans in South Africa are torn asunder by rivalries and greed. They behave like mongrels that have a bone thrown in their midst.

South African Police Issues Arrest Warrant For Grace Mugabe

AFRICANGLOBE - South African police said Wednesday that an arrest warrant had been issued for former Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, wife of Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe, after she allegedly assaulted a model in Johannesburg in 2017.

Uganda, Zimbabwe, Eritrea Are Cool Places To Visit In 2019

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Uganda and South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province are the African destinations named in National Geographic Traveler’s ‘Cool list’ for 2019.

South Africa To Invest $1bn In South Sudan’s Oil Sector

AFRICANGLOBE - South Sudan's oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion into the war-torn country's oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the east African country's history. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth confirmed Friday's signing of the memorandum of understanding with South Africa's energy minister, Jeff Radebe. Radebe tells state broadcaster SABC that both countries would benefit.

Nigerians Protest Attacks On Its Citizens And Other Africans In South...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerians in Abuja reportedly staged an anti-xenophobia protest outside the South African embassy in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, calling on authorities to “stop attacks on African nationals”. The protest, organised by members of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, urged the South African government to urgently address the situation.

Nigeria Asks African Union To Step In To Stop Anti-African Attacks...

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union to step in to stop what it said were "xenophobic attacks" on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa. The presidency said there was a need for the continental body to "intervene urgently," claiming that in the last two years "about 116" Nigerians had been killed, including 20 last year.

We Don’t Hate White People, But African Land Must Be Returned...

AFRICANGLOBE - Land will be returned to the people, President Jacob Zuma asserted on Thursday, during his reply to the State of the Nation Address debate. Replying to criticism from political parties on land expropriation and the slow pace of land reform, Zuma told MPs that his government had the interests of the people at heart.
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