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Swaziland / Singapore

SINGAPORE, Singapore, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland presented its credentials to President Dr Tony...
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The widow who made a ‘decent man’ of Mandela

Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband's bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death. Machel maintained a near round-the-clock bedside vigil during the 84 days Mandela spent in…
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#SouthAfrica > Long-Lost Relative: Archaeologists find new Human Species

Archaeologists in South Africa have announced the discovery of a new human species, a find they say could change our understanding of our ancestors. Researchers...

Media Advisory: NEPAD Heads of State and Government Summit & Presidential Press Briefing Chaired...

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 8, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- NEPAD Heads of State and Government Summit & Presidential Press Briefing Chaired by President Macky...

UNHCR concerned over recent looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto

PRETORIA, South-Africa, January 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- UNHCR is concerned over the recent spate of violence and looting in Soweto that mainly...
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Zuma must repay ‘unlawful, excessive’ home renovations: ombudsman

South Africa's public ombudsman said Wednesday that some of the $23 million taxpayer-funded refurbishments at President Jacob Zuma's luxurious residence were unlawful and ordered him to repay part of the cost. "Some of these measures can be legitimately…
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Only 1 in 5 South African executives are black: study

South Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, said a report published Wednesday. "The majority of work places are still 'lilly white'…
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South Africa’s ANC promises voters ‘radical’ economic change

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Saturday kicked off his party's election campaign with a slew of promises to crack down on rampant graft and poverty, in a bid to woo disenchanted voters. The ruling African National Congress is facing a tough…

Business Connexion Appoints CEO

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Business Connexion Group Limited (“BCX” or “the Company”) (http://www.bcx.co.za) announced today that Mr. Isaac Mophatlane...

IOM Condemns Xenophobic Violence Against Foreigners in Johannesburg Townships

GENEVA, Switzerland, January 30, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -6 IOM has condemned violence directed against foreign nationals and their businesses by Soweto residents, which...

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