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South Africa deports Malawian ex-diplomat

In a scene like an action packed Hollywood movie, Malawi on Tuesday facilitated the deportation of its own diplomat from South Africa after several...

Julius Malema, has launched a political group called the Economic Freedom...

South Africa's former African National Congress Youth League leader, Julius Malema, has launched a political group called the Economic Freedom Fighters, the BBC has...

President Nelson Mandela is still critical but stablein hospital in Pretoria...

President Nelson Mandela is still critical but stablein hospital in Pretoria where he was admitted on the 8th of June. “We remind all South Africans...

Family emember gathering Madiba’s home in Qunu

Family members have been seen arriving for a meeting in Nelson Mandela’s home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape. Reporters said a special family...

Former president Nelson Mandela’s family appears confident about his condition.

Former president Nelson Mandela's family appears confident about his condition. Close relatives who’ve been visiting the former statesman at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, say he is improving. Madiba's wife, Graca Machel has also thanked...

Ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela visits Madiba in hospital

South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrived at the Pretoria hospital this afternoon where the statesman is being treated for a...

‘Mandela vs. Mandela’ family feud sinks to soap opera

(Reuters) - A feud between factions of Nelson Mandela's family descended into soap opera farce on Thursday when his grandson and heir, Mandla, accused...

UK to end direct aid to South Africa

International Development Secretary Justine Greening is to announce that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015. The government's aid programme...

Malawi’s deputy ambassador to RSA is not Malawian

The newly appointed deputy ambassador to RSA Mrs Chrissy Kamanga Kalamula is not Malawian. She holds a full South African passport. Messages coming to the...