A South African military plane has crash-landed at Goma airport in the eastern DRC. SABC Correspondent Chris Ocamringa has more information on this developing story. He joins us on the line from Goma.
. It is the first trilateral exercise between the three countries and is scheduled to take place off the southern coast of South Africa over the period of Nov. 25-30.
Russia has landed two long-range Tupolev bombers at the Waterkloof Airforce Base. The training mission is aimed at boosting military ties with South Africa.
The message the world and South Africa needs to send to Egypt is that its human rights abuses will not be tolerated and that there should be no selling of arms to Egypt while this situation continues.
Independent Media officially launches its 2019 elections coverage on Monday, exactly one month before South Africa’s most contested election yet.
The Independent Media team will pull out all the stops in providing political content, as-it-happens video footage and fast digital news.
(1.3.2019) The event was a great example of collaborative working between intergovernmental organisations, 14 Focal Points, representatives from the US and U.K. Central Authorities and Service Providers.
Next we move onto the Caribbean and then Australia!
The Chinese firm, at the center of global security concerns, will challenge Amazon.com Inc, which is also expanding its presence in the emerging tech hub of Cape Town in a challenge against cloud computing rival Microsoft Corp.
President Cyril Ramaphosa was on Sunday announced as chairperson of the African Union for 2020, when he will take over from Egyptian President Fattah el-Sisi, AU chair for 2019.
The ANC will press ahead with expropriation of land without compensation in terms Section 25 of the Constitution as it currently stands, national executive committee (NEC) member Ronald Lamola said on Monday.
We, Israelis who wish our country to be safe and just, are appalled and horrified by the massive killing of unarmed Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza (Reports, 15 May). None of the demonstrators posed any direct danger to the state of Israel or to its citizens. The killing of over 50 demonstrators and the thousands more wounded are reminiscent of the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960 in South Africa. The world acted then. We call upon decent members of the international community to act by demanding that those who commanded such shootings be investigated and tried.
The current leaders of the Israeli government are responsible for the criminal policy of shooting at unarmed demonstrators. The world must intervene to stop the ongoing killing.
In a statement, the South African government says it condemns in the strongest terms possible the latest act of violent aggression carried out by Israeli armed forces.(…)
It goes on to say: „Given the indiscriminate and gravity of the latest Israeli attack, the South African government has taken a decision to recall Ambassador Sisa Ngombane with immediate effect until further notice.“