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CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has eased restrictions aimed at combating the coronavirus pandemic to the country's lowest alert level, the second such loosening this month as the country looks to open up its economy ahead of the summer holiday season.
PETALING JAYA: Amanah president Mohamad Sabu has renewed calls for local government elections to be reinstated so that non-political representatives could be appointed to city councils.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - An inquiry recommended on Tuesday delaying local government elections planned in South Africa on Oct. 27, saying it doubted they can be free or fair during the coronavirus pandemic.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -South Africans counted the cost on Thursday of arson and looting that has destroyed hundreds of businesses and killed at least 117 people, as the spasm of violence began to ebb and the government doubled its troop deployment to 10,000.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Georgia's largest opposition party United National Movement (UNM) said on Sunday it would return to the parliament after having boycotted it for seven months.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - A Zambian court on Friday jailed a former cabinet minister for two years in a corruption case that had prompted some Western donors to freeze aid to the southern African nation.
All members of South Africa's ANC charged with corruption must step aside or face suspension - Ramaphosa
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - All members of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) party who have been charged with corruption or other serious crimes must step aside within 30 days, or else face suspension, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.
DR Lim Mah Hui is known for speaking his mind, having been one of the few city councillors who dared go against the Penang government.