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  • Unemployment rife in South Africa Africanews
  • South Africa’s ANC struggles to stay in power in major cities Financial Times
  • 5 important things happening in South Africa today 5 important things happening in South Africa today
  • Gov’t withdraws support for Miss South Africa at Israel event Al Jazeera
  • Heineken to acquire South African, Namibian brewers Africanews
  • FIFA reviewing South Africa’s appeal for Ghana replay: ‘We feel robbed’ The Athletic

    Finance


  • South Africa finance minister expresses Eskom concern under current CEO BusinessTech
  • Climate finance for a transition away from coal: a chance to change history in South Africa The Conversation
  • South Africa’s ANC struggles to stay in power in major cities Financial Times
  • South African finance minister says adding power capacity top of agenda Reuters
  • South Africa $8.5bn finance package offers a model for ending ... Climate Home News
  • FINANCE FOR HIPPIES PODCAST: An introduction to art buying in ... IOL

    Celebrities


  • Here Is A List Of South African Celebrities Who Died In 2021 iHarare
  • 'We can speak our anger': Celebs tweet on death of FW de Klerk The South African
  • Scream for Halloween: SA celebrities show off their creepy ... The South African
  • 'My vote is not a secret': SA celebrities disclose who they voted for ... The South African
  • Bring back Somizi! SA wants the judge to return for 'Idols SA' finale The South African
  • Another one: TV's Luyanda Potwana becomes SA's latest celeb ... The South African

    Culture


  • From beadwork to potjie, it's all at South African Culture Week Korea JoongAng Daily
  • Miss South Africa Israel: SA goment withdraw support for Lalela Mswane to Miss Universe BBC
  • South Africa’s ANC struggles to stay in power in major cities Financial Times
  • Huawei forges ahead with training more South Africans in tech and ... IOL
  • South Africa's time-honored Veldskoen shoes CGTN
  • ANAMBRA POLL: How S/East political culture affected election – Mbamalu, Yiaga Africa Director Vanguard News

    Criminal


  • Crime wave to hit South Africa, analysts warn BusinessTech
  • Major new crime-fighting law planned for South Africa BusinessTech
  • South Africa: A safe haven for perpetrators of international crimes? Mail & Guardian
  • The real state of South Africa’s police under Sitole – reading between the crooked blue lines Daily Maverick
  • South Africa: Zuma lays criminal charge against state prosecutor in corruption trial Africanews
  • Hijackers target these vehicles in South Africa BusinessTech

    Religion


  • LGBT migrants in South Africa: religion can be a blessing, and a curse The Conversation
  • Across Africa, major churches strongly oppose LGBTQ rights AP News
  • OPINION | Craig Bailie: Beware the crooked prophets in politicians' clothing News24
  • Africa's children of Israel The Jewish Chronicle
  • South Africa: Here's How Some of Cape Town's Gangsters Got Out ... allAfrica.com
  • Here's how some of Cape Town's gangsters got out -- and stayed out The Conversation

    Politics


  • South Africa's Last Apartheid President Leaves Complicated Legacy VOA
  • S.Africa declares four-day national mourning for last white President ... Reuters
  • South Africa: Former South African President De Klerk ... Not to Be ... allAfrica.com
  • FW de Klerk: South Africa's last apartheid president dies at 85 BBC
  • FW de Klerk, South African president, 1936-2021 Financial Times
  • F.W. de Klerk, South African president who oversaw end of ... Reuters
  • Former South Africa President FW de Klerk dies aged 85 Al Jazeera
  • De Klerk: Why South Africa apartheid president Frederik Willem de Klerk no go get state burial BBC
  • President Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Europe, South Africa Trips Channels Television
  • Pictorial: Buhari holds meeting with Afreximbank President in South Africa Punch Newspapers
  • FW de Klerk: South Africa's last apartheid president dies at 85 BBC
  • F.W. de Klerk, South Africa President Who Ended Apartheid, Dies at 85 The New York Times
  • World reacts to death of FW De Klerk, South Africa’s ex-president Al Jazeera
  • FW de Klerk's death reignites debate on his views on apartheid Quartz
  • F. W. de Klerk was a pillar of the Afrikaner establishment who helped dismantle apartheid The Economist
  • FW de Klerk: Earning greateness by turning Africa away from ... Premium Times Nigeria
  • Congo's top court says it cannot try former PM for failed agro project Reuters
  • Africa: PM Ngirente Makes Case for Intra-Africa Trade allAfrica.com
  • US revises Japan travel risk level; South Africa registers 136 new cases Daily Maverick
  • Attorney of Israeli couple visits client in Turkish prison: I tried to bring hope The Times of Israel
  • A page from our own constitution: SA’s legacy of socioeconomic violence must end — inclusive economic growth is a basic human right Daily Maverick
  • South Africa: Treasury Projects 5.1 Percent GDP Growth allAfrica.com
  • Three Charts Show South Africa's Economic Outlook Improving Bloomberg.com
  • The shocking cost of load shedding to South Africa’s economy BusinessTech
  • 3 scenarios for South Africa – and where we’re heading right now BusinessTech
  • Positioning the US as a Model for Clean Job Creation Energy Capital & Power
  • Africa: Ten reasons to consider African trade and investment ... Lexology
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Charts Show What to Look for in Godongwana's South Africa Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Exploring eSports and iGaming in Africa allAfrica.com
  • Verdant Capital closes four private equity-related transactions in ... Africanews
  • Africa: Ten reasons to consider African trade and investment ... Lexology
  • South Africa Prepaid Cards Markets & Investment Opportunities ... PR Newswire
  • Heineken to buy South Africa’s Distell for R38.4 billion BusinessTech
  • 3 scenarios for South Africa – and where we’re heading right now BusinessTech
  • Brand Africa to recognize and rank the “Best Places in Africa” for ... The Guardian Nigeria
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Positioning the US as a Model for Clean Job Creation Energy Capital & Power
  • African Energy Week Announces 2022 Dates Africanews
  • Trade and investment is key to 10X vision, Lyons tells NI investors at ... Department for the Economy
  • To Counter Climate Change, Africa Can't Sacrifice Development World Politics Review
  • Heineken looks to tap growth in Africa with duo of deals Mint
  • South Africa Can’t Afford to Quit Coal. Will Rich Countries Pay for the Transition? Wall Street Journal
  • Century-long conservation efforts in South Africa save bontebok ... Global Times
  • It’s not a crisis; it’s a necessary inconvenience, says Minister Senzo Mchunu Daily Maverick
  • Exploring eSports and iGaming in Africa allAfrica.com
  • WeBuyCars reveals how many vehicles it buys and sells BusinessTech
  • Climate change will strain Africa's already congested cities ISS Africa
  • We unpack what some African countries are doing about tobacco control The Conversation
  • OPINION | Business and higher education must share ideas of 'common good', beyond profits News24
  • Report warns that industrialisation-through-localisation could stunt ... Engineering News
  • How Effective Communication can Help Boost Intra-African Trade Inter Press Service
  • How the Biden administration can make AGOA more effective Brookings Institution
  • ICYMI: Exports grow by 8% thanks to collaboration Food For Mzansi
  • Heineken to buy South Africa’s Distell for R38.4 billion BusinessTech
  • Africa's economic trade-off – Economy and ecology IPS Journal
  • South Africa Economic Outlook 2021 Engineering News
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Namibia: Cattle Marketing Improves in Third Quarter allAfrica.com
  • South Africa-UAE trade bouncing back to pre-COVID growth ... WAM EN
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • AS IT HAPPENED | New finance minister hails better-than-expected ... News24
  • Charts Show What to Look for in Godongwana's South Africa Budget Bloomberg.com
  • South Africa’s 2021 medium-term budget in a nutshell BusinessTech
  • What to expect from the medium-term budget policy statement next week BusinessTech
  • South Africa: Have Your Say On Technical Tax Proposals for 2022 ... allAfrica.com
  • Godongwana’s inaugural budget: austerity vs social security Mail & Guardian
  • We wish Godongwana well as he walks the tightrope of narrowing the budget deficit and stabilising debt Daily Maverick
  • Three Charts Show South Africa's Economic Outlook Improving Bloomberg.com
  • Godongwana faces policy tightrope with medium-term budget this week News24
  • Cutting South Africa’s debt burden down to size: Finance Minister Godongwana holds predecessor’s course Daily Maverick
  • South Africa Budget Primes Traders for Rally and Some Volatility Bloomberg.com
  • UPDATE | Godongwana briefing to Parliament's finance committee moved to next week News24
  • 5 important things happening in South Africa today 5 important things happening in South Africa today
  • South Africa Aims at Higher Credit Ratings With Austerity Plans Bloomberg.com
  • Masondo: Debt-service costs preventing us from improving basic needs EWN
  • We wish Godongwana well as he walks the tightrope of narrowing the budget deficit and stabilising debt Daily Maverick
  • A $15 Billion Trade for South Africa: Debt Relief for Climate Bloomberg.com
  • Masondo Raises $10 Billion South Africa Debt Forgiveness BNN
  • Charts Showing South Africa's Debt-Consolidation Budget Bloomberg.com

    South Africa Leaders


    President


  • FW de Klerk: South Africa's last apartheid president dies at 85 BBC
  • F.W. de Klerk, South African President Who Helped End Apartheid, Dies at 85 Wall Street Journal
  • FW de Klerk, South African president, 1936-2021 Financial Times
  • S.Africa declares four-day national mourning for last white President ... Reuters

    Speaker of Parliament


  • For Some South Africans, de Klerk Missed Chances for True Reconciliation The New York Times
  • South Africa: Deputy Speaker Leads Parliamentary Delegation to ... allAfrica.com
  • South African Speaker, Nontembeko proposes stronger legislation in Africa to combat rape Daily Post Nigeria
  • Speaker Mapisa-Nqakula and China's Li Zhanshu to lead ... IOL

    Prime Minister


  • FW de Klerk: South Africa's last apartheid president dies at 85 BBC
  • F.W. de Klerk, South Africa President Who Ended Apartheid, Dies at 85 The New York Times
  • World reacts to death of FW De Klerk, South Africa’s ex-president Al Jazeera
  • FW de Klerk's death reignites debate on his views on apartheid Quartz

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • King, Crown Prince condole South Africa president on death of de ... Saudi Gazette
  • World reacts to death of FW De Klerk, South Africa’s ex-president Al Jazeera
  • F.W. de Klerk, South Africa President Who Ended Apartheid, Dies at 85 The New York Times
  • FW de Klerk, South Africa's last apartheid leader who freed Nelson Mandela, dies at 85 CNN

    Minister of Economy


  • A page from our own constitution: SA’s legacy of socioeconomic violence must end — inclusive economic growth is a basic human right Daily Maverick
  • Enoch Godongwana: Is South Africa’s finance minister Mr Tough Love or Mr Share-the-Love? Daily Maverick
  • South African finance minister says adding power capacity top of agenda Reuters
  • Trade and investment is key to 10X vision, Lyons tells NI investors at ... Department for the Economy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Southern Africa: N$170m Climate-Change Windfall for SADC allAfrica.com
  • Planas is optimistic about the review of the citrus agreement with ... FreshPlaza
  • N$170m climate-change windfall for SADC The Namibian
  • South Africa: Minister Thoko Didiza On Opening of Application ... allAfrica.com

    Minister of Culture


  • Miss South Africa Israel: SA goment withdraw support for Lalela Mswane to Miss Universe BBC
  • South African government asks beauty queen to boycott Miss ... LOOP Cayman
  • Government urges Miss South Africa to boycott Miss Universe pageant in Israel Haaretz
  • Huawei forges ahead with training more South Africans in tech and ... IOL

    Minister of Defense


  • They Fought Apartheid in South Africa. Now They Want Veterans’ Benefits. The New York Times
  • King, Crown Prince condole South Africa president on death of de ... Saudi Gazette
  • F.W. de Klerk, South Africa's last apartheid president and Nobel ... The Washington Post
  • Mossad chief said to discuss detained Israeli couple with Turkish counterpart The Times of Israel

    Minister of Education


  • Minister in trouble: Complaint about Blade Nzimande filed with the UN The South African
  • FW de Klerk's death reignites debate on his views on apartheid Quartz
  • Miss South Africa Israel: SA goment withdraw support for Lalela Mswane to Miss Universe BBC
  • Push for fewer lockdown restrictions at South Africa’s schools BusinessTech

    Minister of Energy


  • African Energy Week Announces 2022 Dates Africanews
  • Oil and Gas Ministers From Across Africa Open African Energy Week ... Africanews
  • Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe pushes back against the ... IOL
  • Africa: Minister Gwede Mantashe - Africa Energy Week allAfrica.com

    Minister of Finance


  • South Africa finance minister expresses Eskom concern under current CEO BusinessTech
  • Government to announce grant changes in 2022, says South Africa’s finance minister BusinessTech
  • AS IT HAPPENED | New finance minister hails better-than-expected ... News24
  • Finance Minister Godongwana holds the line, says priority is getting South Africa’s financial house in order Daily Maverick

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Calendrier du 15 au 21 novembre 2021 European Commission
  • President of Republic receives Minister of International Relations ... Sahara Press Service
  • President Buhari Leaves South Africa For Nigeria Naija News
  • Wang Yi Speaks with Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs and ... MFA China

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • South Africa’s Home Affairs extends operating hours BusinessTech
  • Policeman, Home Affairs officials among eight rounded up in border ... IOL
  • South Africans hamstrung by Home Affairs as complaints over queues and service standards escalate Daily Maverick
  • Govt promises clampdown on illegal foreign drivers in SA News24

    Minister of Justice


  • S.African court rules ex-Mozambique finmin should be extradited to ... Reuters
  • Court Orders Ex-Mozambique Minister to Be Extradited to U.S. Bloomberg.com
  • S.African court rules ex-Mozambique Finance Minister should be extradited to the U.S Yahoo News
  • ‘Too many knives’: Will Justice Minister Ronald Lamola’s promise of justice for Cradock Four materialise? Daily Maverick

    Minister of Health


  • 5 important things happening in South Africa today 5 important things happening in South Africa today
  • South Africa's Ex-Health Minister Challenges Corruption Findings Bloomberg.com
  • Fourth Covid wave is inevitable: health minister BusinessTech
  • Industry warns against December lockdown restrictions for South Africa BusinessTech

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • A page from our own constitution: SA’s legacy of socioeconomic violence must end — inclusive economic growth is a basic human right Daily Maverick
  • It’s not a crisis; it’s a necessary inconvenience, says Minister Senzo Mchunu Daily Maverick
  • Egypt participates in Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 in South Africa Daily News Egypt
  • South Africa’s cities can’t cope with the influx of migrants: minister BusinessTech

    Minister of Sports


  • South African government asks beauty queen to boycott Miss ... LOOP Cayman
  • Miss South Africa Israel: SA goment withdraw support for Lalela Mswane to Miss Universe BBC
  • Government slammed for withdrawing support for Miss SA at Israel ... IOL
  • Sports Ministry sends goodwill message to Black Stars ahead of must-win South Africa game Modern Ghana

    Director of State Security Service


  • How many security guards vs police officers there are in South Africa – and why things are changing BusinessTech
  • LIVE UPDATES: Day 2 of SAHRC's July unrest hearing [WATCH] The Citizen
  • Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security The New York Times
  • Nigeria, others record two million cyber attacks in six months Punch Newspapers

    Chairman National Bank


  • South Africa’s last apartheid president FW de Klerk dies Al Jazeera
  • South Africa’s ANC struggles to stay in power in major cities Financial Times
  • Minister of State for Financial Affairs meets President of New ... WAM EN
  • South Africa needs visionary leadership, says Reuel Khoza Sunday World

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • African Union ambassador lauds China's effort in upholding ... Global Times
  • United Nations Security Council reforms must reflect fairness, justice ... China.org
  • UN Committee unhappy with South Africa’s progress on socioeconomic rights — again Daily Maverick
  • U.N.'s top rights body to hold urgent session on Sudan on Friday ... Reuters

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • World Food Program Roils Diplomatic Feathers in Pursuit of Sudan ... Foreign Policy
  • POLITICO Playbook: A victory lap and a reality check - POLITICO Politico
  • 2023: It’s lame to deny S-East president ‘cos of IPOB’s agitation — Ohanaeze Vanguard News
  • CAMEROON : Ngoh Ngoh and Atanga Nji, the unavoidable duo in ... Africa Intelligence

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Why the next chief justice should be a woman Mail & Guardian
  • High court orders release of Zuma’s tax files to media Mail & Guardian
  • Businesses head to court for clarity on mandatory Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa: report BusinessTech
  • And then there were six: Ramaphosa fails to release shortlist for chief justice Mail & Guardian

    Opposition


  • South Africa’s ANC struggles to stay in power in major cities Financial Times
  • South Africa's ANC dips below 50%. But opposition parties fail to pick up the slack The Conversation
  • Opposition to South Africa coal mine persists a year after murder of ... Mongabay
  • How many security guards vs police officers there are in South Africa – and why things are changing BusinessTech

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • South Africa: Treasury Projects 5.1 Percent GDP Growth allAfrica.com
  • 5 important things happening in South Africa today 5 important things happening in South Africa today
  • South Africa: Ramaphosa calls on peers to ratify AfCFTA to make ‘Made in Africa’ a reality The Africa Report.com
  • Three Charts Show South Africa's Economic Outlook Improving Bloomberg.com
  • UPDATE 3-South Africa promises spending restraint despite mining windfall Reuters
  • Hike or hold? Economists split over rates decision this week BusinessTech
  • The shocking cost of load shedding to South Africa’s economy BusinessTech
  • Report warns that industrialisation-through-localisation could stunt ... Engineering News
  • Elon Musk is now 3 times as rich as Warren Buffett on Bloomberg index Business Insider
  • East Africa GDP Set for Full Recovery in Two Years ZAWYA
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    Investment

  • Verdant Capital closes four private equity-related transactions in ... Africanews
  • Africa: Ten reasons to consider African trade and investment ... Lexology
  • South Africa Prepaid Cards Markets & Investment Opportunities ... PR Newswire
  • Heineken to buy South Africa’s Distell for R38.4 billion BusinessTech
  • 3 scenarios for South Africa – and where we’re heading right now BusinessTech
  • Brand Africa to recognize and rank the “Best Places in Africa” for ... The Guardian Nigeria
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Positioning the US as a Model for Clean Job Creation Energy Capital & Power
  • African Energy Week Announces 2022 Dates Africanews
  • Trade and investment is key to 10X vision, Lyons tells NI investors at ... Department for the Economy
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    Demographics

  • To Counter Climate Change, Africa Can't Sacrifice Development World Politics Review
  • Heineken looks to tap growth in Africa with duo of deals Mint
  • South Africa Can’t Afford to Quit Coal. Will Rich Countries Pay for the Transition? Wall Street Journal
  • Century-long conservation efforts in South Africa save bontebok ... Global Times
  • It’s not a crisis; it’s a necessary inconvenience, says Minister Senzo Mchunu Daily Maverick
  • Exploring eSports and iGaming in Africa allAfrica.com
  • WeBuyCars reveals how many vehicles it buys and sells BusinessTech
  • Climate change will strain Africa's already congested cities ISS Africa
  • We unpack what some African countries are doing about tobacco control The Conversation
  • OPINION | Business and higher education must share ideas of 'common good', beyond profits News24
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    Export/Import

  • Report warns that industrialisation-through-localisation could stunt ... Engineering News
  • How Effective Communication can Help Boost Intra-African Trade Inter Press Service
  • How the Biden administration can make AGOA more effective Brookings Institution
  • ICYMI: Exports grow by 8% thanks to collaboration Food For Mzansi
  • Heineken to buy South Africa’s Distell for R38.4 billion BusinessTech
  • Africa's economic trade-off – Economy and ecology IPS Journal
  • South Africa Economic Outlook 2021 Engineering News
  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • Namibia: Cattle Marketing Improves in Third Quarter allAfrica.com
  • South Africa-UAE trade bouncing back to pre-COVID growth ... WAM EN
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    Public Spending

  • Investors Seek Reassurance on Debt from Ghana's 2022 Budget Bloomberg.com
  • AS IT HAPPENED | New finance minister hails better-than-expected ... News24
  • Charts Show What to Look for in Godongwana's South Africa Budget Bloomberg.com
  • South Africa’s 2021 medium-term budget in a nutshell BusinessTech
  • What to expect from the medium-term budget policy statement next week BusinessTech
  • South Africa: Have Your Say On Technical Tax Proposals for 2022 ... allAfrica.com
  • Godongwana’s inaugural budget: austerity vs social security Mail & Guardian
  • We wish Godongwana well as he walks the tightrope of narrowing the budget deficit and stabilising debt Daily Maverick
  • Three Charts Show South Africa's Economic Outlook Improving Bloomberg.com
  • Godongwana faces policy tightrope with medium-term budget this week News24
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    Public Debt

  • Cutting South Africa’s debt burden down to size: Finance Minister Godongwana holds predecessor’s course Daily Maverick
  • South Africa Budget Primes Traders for Rally and Some Volatility Bloomberg.com
  • UPDATE | Godongwana briefing to Parliament's finance committee moved to next week News24
  • 5 important things happening in South Africa today 5 important things happening in South Africa today
  • South Africa Aims at Higher Credit Ratings With Austerity Plans Bloomberg.com
  • Masondo: Debt-service costs preventing us from improving basic needs EWN
  • We wish Godongwana well as he walks the tightrope of narrowing the budget deficit and stabilising debt Daily Maverick
  • A $15 Billion Trade for South Africa: Debt Relief for Climate Bloomberg.com
  • Masondo Raises $10 Billion South Africa Debt Forgiveness BNN
  • Charts Showing South Africa's Debt-Consolidation Budget Bloomberg.com
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