News South Africa » People: New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol
"Gabola Church is established to redeem the people who are rejected, who are regarded as sinners. We drink for deliverance. We are drinking for the Holy Ghost to come into us." Others in South Africa are outraged by Gabola, saying it is not a church at all.
News South Africa » People: African King Changes His Country’s Name Because He’s Tired of People Getting It Wrong
“Whenever we go abroad, people refer to us as Switzerland,” he said in the ... Mswati III is Africa’s last absolute monarch and presides over a country landlocked by South Africa and Mozambique. Keep up with this story and more by subscribing now ...
News South Africa » People: South Africa: Trevor Noah, Mnangagwa Named Among TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People
Cape Town — Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa and South African comedian Trevor Noah have been featured on TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People. The magazine paired guest contributors to write about each of the 100 people on the list.
News South Africa » People: South African Government Ramping Up Efforts To Get More Land Into Black Ownership
RATEMA: We just want the land that is owned by the white people to give it back to the government. GRANITZ: A government audit shows whites own 72 percent of South Africa's land and black South Africans, who make up 80 percent of the population ...
News South Africa » People: Why a Church in South Africa Is Causing a Buzz
... and says alcohol will only be sold to people who are 20, two years older than South Africa's legal drinking age. "Nothing is as happy in the world as people who drink," says one congregant. "There is no fighting, no arguing. We have nothing but love."
News South Africa » People: South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests
It later reported that 23 people had been arrested, citing local police. South Africa's foreign minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, confirmed that Botswana had closed its border with the province because of the chaos, SABC reported. South Africa's next election is ...
News South Africa » People: Wartorn South Sudan's army chief dies
Tens of thousands of people have been killed in a conflict that has often ... The bloc said last month Machar should be released from house arrest in South Africa as soon as possible, on condition that he renounces violence.
News South Africa » People: South Africa’s Ramaphosa forced to cut short London trip to attend to riots back home
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday returned early from a summit in London to rush to the scene of violent demonstrations in North West province, where at least 23 people have been arrested. Ramaphosa, who took power in February, expressed ...
News South Africa » People: South Africa's Ramaphosa flies in to try and quell northern protests
South African media reported that cars were set alight and shops ... No good schools. No hospital. People are saying they will burn the city if he doesn't go." The streets around him were quiet as Ramaphosa arrived. "WE HAVE BEEN NEGLECTED" Unions and ...
News South Africa » People: South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa Seeks to Quell Violent Regional Protests
South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters ... Read more: The Commonwealth: Still relevant for Africa today? "We call on all our people. Let's be calm and this matter is going to be resolved," Ramaphosa said after meeting with ...