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News South Africa: New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/south-african-church-celebrates-drinking-alcohol-54629773
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop's miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him. "You are hereby invested as a minister ... This is a double tot," he says of the remaining ...

News South Africa: Cars and Buildings Burnt Out During Protests in South Africa's Mahikeng Province

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cars-buildings-burnt-during-protests-122823114.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Buildings and vehicles were burned and stores were looted in Mahikeng, the capital of South Africa’s North West province, on April 19 and 20, as protesting residents blocked roads to demand the resignation of the province premier, Supra Mahumapelo.

News South Africa: Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/world/africa/south-africa-ramaphosa-protests.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

LONDON — South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, who had traveled to London this week to assure global investors of his determination to tackle corruption in his country and restore faith in its public institutions, cut short his trip on ...

News South Africa: South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/south-africas-leader-cuts-short-uk-visit-protests-54603151
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

South Africa's president cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital, calling late Friday for calm and saying more discussions on the "serious" issues were needed. President Cyril Ramaphosa left the ...

News South Africa: South Africa to Investigate 2 A.N.C. Officials in Farm Corruption Case

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/18/world/africa/south-africa-anc-corruption.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

JOHANNESBURG — A top corruption inspector in South Africa has announced that she will investigate two high-ranking African National Congress politicians in a case related to the abuse of public funds for a dairy farm — a rare sign that powerful members ...

News South Africa: South Africa's Ramaphosa cuts short Britain trip to deal with protests at home

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/south-africas-ramaphosa-cuts-short-britain-trip-to-deal-with-protests-at-home/ar-AAw5SDt
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country’s North West province, his office said on Thursday. Protesters seeking jobs, better ...

News South Africa: South Africa's Ramaphosa flies in to try and quell northern protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-politics/south-africas-ramaphosa-flies-in-to-try-and-quell-northern-protests-idUSKBN1HR28W?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

MAHIKENG, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa appealed for calm on Friday after flying into the northern city of Mahikeng to try to quell an outbreak of violent demonstrations. Ramaphosa cut short a visit to a ...

News South Africa: South African Government Ramping Up Efforts To Get More Land Into Black Ownership

News channel or source: http://capeandislands.org/post/south-african-government-ramping-efforts-get-more-land-black-ownership
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

The government of South Africa is ramping up efforts to get more land into black ownership. A controversial plan under consideration would seize property from owners without paying them and redistribute it. Land reform has been a key issue since the end of ...

News South Africa: South Africa: 'We Urge Congregations to Pray for Peace in Mahikeng' - Pastor

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804210483.html
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Congregations across South Africa should pray for peace in Mahikeng and the North West province in their services on Sunday, a regional pastor said. Senior Pastor Moss Tlalang, chairperson of the Mahikeng Ministers Fellowship (MMF), on Saturday said the ...

News South Africa: Cars and buildings burned during protests in South Africa's Mahikeng province

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/world/cars-and-buildings-burned-during-protests-in-south-africas-mahikeng-province/2018/04/20/f1ce1678-4496-11e8-b2dc-b0a403e4720a_video.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Buildings and vehicles were burned and stores were looted in Mahikeng, South Africa, on April 19-20 as protesters blocked roads, demanding the resignation of the province premier.