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South Africa’s football national team visits Giza Plateau

The world’s sight is directed toward Egypt as the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) got underway. The government launched promotions of the country’s tourist destinations. South Africa’s national football team, which participates now in AFCON 2019, visited the Giza Plateau on Friday. They were welcomed by Ashraf Mohy El-Din, the director general of Giza …

Daily News Egypt

Morocco, South Africa dominate 2018 CAF awards for women

To traditional music, Africa celebrated the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Centre in the Senegalese capital of Dakar amidst a large presence of African football stars who previously won these awards and put smiles on their fans’ faces. Nigeria beat the likes of Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, and …

Daily News Egypt

South Africa’s fight against the thirsty wattle

Cape Town is running out of water — but using the precious resource more wisely isn’t the only thing that could help. Invasive species can suck water away. So the hunt is on.Project goal: Eliminate water-intensive invasive brush and tree species to allow the local aquifer (Atlantis aquifer) to replenish. Side effect: The local “feinbos” …

Deutsche Welle

Afreximbank signs $1bn SATIPP with South Africa to promote African trade 

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed on Tuesday an agreement with South Africa, the South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP), with funds of $1bn. Benedict Oramah, president and chairman of Afreximbank’s board of directors, signed the agreement with Kutoane Kutoane, CEO of Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC). The SATIPP is …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

South Africa’s ruling party disowns Zuma, demands his immediate resignation

South Africa’s ruling party the African National Congress (ANC) decided to disown the current South African President Jacob Zuma and demand his immediate resignation on Tuesday, following the party’s marathon meeting. According to the Associated Press (AP), the national executive committee of the ANC—the party once led by Nelson Mandela—demanded that Zuma must leave his …

Mohamed Samir

South Africa proposes emergency steel tariffs

South Africa’s minister of trade has said he wants to see emergency safeguard tariffs in place by July. He said higher duties were urgently required to protect the domestic industry from foreign competitors.South Africa had no choice but to impose emergency safeguard tariffs on imports of certain flat hot-rolled steel products to protect local industry, …

Deutsche Welle

Indian leader on African tour

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.

Deutsche Welle