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Health Mar 27South Africa has first death as lockdown begins
Security forces screamed at people on the streets after midnight in downtown Johannesburg, and homeless people scattered. But people later gathered in crowded townships, with some drinking and children playing.
World Mar 23South Africa to go into 3-week nationwide lockdown
South Africa, Africa's most industrialized economy and a nation of 57 million people, will to go into a nationwide lockdown for 21 days starting Thursday to try to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, the president said Monday.
World Mar 15Several African nations roll out measures to fight virus
Several African countries have announced sweeping restrictions to try to contain the steady spread of the coronavirus, which has reached at least 25 of Africa's 54 countries.
Economy Feb 13South Africa seeks more renewable energy amid power cuts
South Africans have been outraged by rolling power cuts in the current mid-summer that also have worried investors.
Arts Feb 11Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, the state broadcaster reported Tuesday. Shabalala died at a hospital in the capital, Pretoria, Tuesday morning, his family…
World May 29South Africa’s president names Cabinet that is 50 percent women
The country's Cabinet is one of few in the world to be "gender-balanced."…
World May 11South Africa’s ruling ANC marks weakest election victory
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress on Saturday marked its weakest victory in national elections in a quarter-century, while President Cyril Ramaphosa declared that the vote had given him and others “a firm mandate to build a better South Africa…
World May 10South Africa’s ruling ANC coasting to win in national elections
The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, had 57 percent of the vote in Wednesday's election after 95 percent of votes were counted.