Chinese President Xi Jinping told African leaders his country would pump $60 billion into development projects, cancel some debt and boost agriculture under a three-year plan that will extend Beijing’s influence in the continent. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading
(REUTERS) – Scientists at the Marupeng centre in Johannesburg on Thursday (September 10) revealed fossils of a new human-like species they’re calling ‘Homo Naledi’.
A passenger train crashes into the back of another train leaving over 200 people wounded.
UK (Next Media) – A man remains in critical condition in a hospital after surviving a 10-hour flight in the undercarriage of a British Airways flight from which another stowaway appears to have plunged to his death.
South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says peace and security will be consolidated after a wave of anti-immigrant violence, as she visits Indonesia for the Asian-African conference.
A reporter is mugged in Johannesburg by two men, one armed with a gun, as he is about to start a live news bulletin about Zambian President Edgar Lungu’s hospital treatment.
A day after parliament descended into chaos, with opposition lawmakers removed by force after disrupting Jacob Zuma’s annual address, people on the streets of Johannesburg say they believe the focus should be on the resolving the country’s problems.