02-Aug-2022 to 11:33

Four die in protests in S/Africa’s Tembisa – Police

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Four protestors have died during “free basic services” protests in Ekurhuleni Metro (Tembisa) which is located in the East Rand area of Johannesburg, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department confirmed on Tuesday.

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30-Jul-2022 to 14:14

S/Africa: 67 arrested for gang-raping eight women – Police

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African police have arrested 67 men suspected of gang-raping eight women and robbing them of valuables while they were filming a music video in Krugersdorp's West Village, APA learnt on Saturday.

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29-Jul-2022 to 12:12

S/Africa's population rises to 60.6m – Agency

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa now has an estimated 60.6 million people, according to a Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) report issued in Pretoria.

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29-Jul-2022 to 11:49

Malawi’s 2022 growth expected to decelerate to 1.7 percent – Bank

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s economic growth rate is expected to decelerate to 1.7 percent in 2022 on the back of headwinds triggered by the Russia-Ukraine war, climate change and foreign currency shortages, the central bank said Friday.

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28-Jul-2022 to 13:30

Cote d’Ivoire confirms second oil and gas discovery

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A second discovery of crude oil and natural gas in Block CI-802 of Cote d’Ivoire’s offshore sedimentary basin has been confirmed.

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28-Jul-2022 to 12:38

Ethiopia trades energy with neighboring Kenya

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia is set to start electric transmission to Kenya later this year after signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with its East African neighbor, APA learnt on Thursday.

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28-Jul-2022 to 12:32

Eskom okays Ramaphosa’s power plan

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s beleaguered power utility, Eskom, has welcomed the new energy plan as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, saying the new measures would give a new lease of life to the national electricity producer, APA learnt on Thursday.

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