Egypt extends condolences to South Africa over victims of deadly Johannesburg fire

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 12:58 GMT

Egypt has extended condolences to South Africa over the victims of a fire that killed and injured scores of people.

Egypt suspends flights to South Africa after new variant Omicron classed ‘of concern’

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 05:42 GMT

Flag carrier EgyptAir announced suspending flight to Johannesburg, South Africa, after the World Health Organization classed the new coronavirus variant that emerged in southern Africa as “of concern”.

Marsa Alam Airport receives exceptional flight carrying 75 stranded Egyptians

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 03:14 GMT

This exceptional flight was operated amid the suspension of flights at the Egyptian airports, in light the coronavirus spread.

South African ex-footballer Batchelor shot dead outside home

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 01:46 GMT

Former South African footballer Marc Batchelor was shot dead in an apparent targeted killing on Monday evening as he drove home in Johannesburg, police said.

Egypt addresses Johannesburg summit on renewable energy efforts

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 01:49 GMT

Egypt plans to increase renewable energy contribution to energy production to 37 percent by 2035 amid plans to engage the private sector in setting up renewable energy projects.

South Africa opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 09:15 GMT

South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power fleet but would still be open to future nuclear deals with Russia

Debutant Ngidi bowls South Africa to series win over India

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 03:23 GMT

Test debutant Lungi Ngidi sensationally bowled South Africa to a series-clinching win on Wednesday, taking six for 39 as India were beaten by 135 runs on the fifth day of the second Test.

Zuma rejects reports his office is drafting emergency laws

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 04:17 GMT

South African President Jacob Zuma has rejected local news reports that his office has started drafting regulations for a state of emergency.

S.African VP says he believes Zuma guilty of rape

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 12:19 GMT

South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has said he believes the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape.

S.Africa's Ramaphosa gets most nominations ahead of ANC leadership vote

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 01:00 GMT

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has received the most nominations for leader of the ruling African National Congress.

Dutch tourist group cuts South Africa visit short after armed bus robbery

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 05:49 GMT

A group of 36 Dutch tourists were flying out of South Africa on Tuesday after they were robbed at gunpoint on Sunday.

South Africa's first legal rhino horn auction opens

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 05:12 GMT

South Africa's first legal auction of rhino horns opened for bids on Wednesday and 264 horns went on sale after the owner of the world's biggest private rhino.

South Africa mulls Grace Mugabe's fate after assault claim

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Zimbabwe blocked flights by South Africa's government-owned airline on Saturday as tensions rose over allegations that Zimbabwe's first lady assaulted a young model at a luxury hotel.

S.Africa blocks release of anti-apartheid hero Hani's killer

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 02:30 GMT

South Africa's top court on Friday blocked the release from jail of Polish immigrant Janusz Walus who shot dead anti-apartheid hero Chris Hani in 1993.

S.Africa's white enclave eyes move to e-cash

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 08:37 GMT

A whites-only enclave in South Africa has resisted the country's multi-racial reality for more than two decades.

Pressure on S.Africa's Zuma as ANC leadership meets

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 03:22 GMT

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced further opposition at a meeting of his party's top leadership Sunday.

Palestine admitted into AU parliament, message of support: diplomat

Wed, 17 May 2017 - 06:09 GMT

The admission of Palestine as an observer in the African Parliament is a historic achievement that confirms Africa’s support to the Palestinian people.