Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim will continue consultations over the release of the South African hostage, Pierre Korkie, in Yemen, today.
20 Jan 2014 11:18
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013 06:44
South Africans travelling to Tanzania on holiday or business no longer require visas - and vice-versa. This significant move for co-operation between the two countries results from a bilateral country-to-country discussions and agreements.
25 Oct 2013 10:36
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013 09:08
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA: Kenya is not lobbying for an African withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, its foreign minister said last week as African leaders prepared to debate the issue.
14 Oct 2013 09:48
Business leaders from the BRICS group of emerging economies met on Tuesday (20 August) to discuss trade with Africa, insisting that the bloc's planned development bank has not been abandoned.
21 Aug 2013 12:42
Let's get some facts straight on the effective banning of the film, Of Good Report*, which was due to open the Durban International Film Festival - 18-28 July.
By Anton Harber 30 Jul 2013 06:37
BRUSSEL, BELGIUM / CAIRO, EGYPT: Europe's Digital Agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes has welcomed a pledge by Egypt to maintain an 'open' Internet that would not be subject to government shut downs, as was the case during the 2011 uprising.
29 May 2013 11:43
The South African government says it respects the independence and judiciary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite the challenges that emerged during Professor Cyril Karabus' ordeal.
20 May 2013 10:43