CAPE TOWN Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said.
CAPE TOWN South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, not just members of the majority African National Congress (ANC).
JOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll. | Video
* South African president has pledged reforms if returned to
CAPE TOWN, May 3 South Africa's state-owned
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will recommend to its
board that a tender to build and operate a bulk liquid terminal
in Durban be reviewed and possibly cancelled, a senior official
CAPE TOWN A development bank set up by the BRICS group of emerging economies has approved around $790 million of loans for three projects in South Africa, the bank's president said on Monday, with over half that amount going to power company Eskom.
CAPE TOWN Collectors from America and Europe are scouring Cape Town's booming art scene in search of deals as diverse as an expressive oil painting by South Africa's Irma Stern or a sculpture assembled from bottle caps by Ghana's El Anatsui. | Video
* NPA to fast-track investigation after getting PwC report
(Adds police, lawmaker and CEO comment)
CAPE TOWN, Feb 27 Foreign workers in South
Africa with expertise deemed vital to the economy are worried
that authorities will reduce the number of critical skills
eligible for work permits, a move they say could force some of
them out of the country as early as April.
PATERNOSTER, South Africa In a small fishing village on South Africa’s rugged west coast, restaurateur Kobus van der Merwe is struggling to process his meteoric rise to gastronomic stardom. | Video