UPDATE 1-South Africa’s rand pauses rally, stocks slip as investors eye Fed

* Rand pauses ahead of Fed, scope for further gains * Stocks slip as investors await news (Adds latest prices, analyst quotes) JOHANNESBURG, June 19 (Reuters) – South Africa’s... Read more »

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa’s influential deputy David Mabuza, who put off taking up his... Read more »

Ramaphosa’s economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril... Read more »

NEWSMAKER-South Africa’s Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win

(Updates with final results) By Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG, May 11 (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday’s election, but... Read more »

ANC set to retain power in South Africa but support slips

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Results from nearly two-thirds of voting districts in South Africa’s election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but heading for its worst... Read more »

Five killed in South African coal mine gas explosion

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Five people have been killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga and several others remain trapped,... Read more »

Zuma to record anti-apartheid songs for history project

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Long known for singing and dancing at political rallies, former president Jacob Zuma has now been chosen as the voice of anti-apartheid liberation songs in a... Read more »

At least two killed in South Africa train collision: emergency services

The site of a train crash is seen Pretoria, South Africa January 8, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. TWITTER/@ABRAMJEE/via REUTERS JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – At least two... Read more »

Beyonce leads all-star line-up at Mandela tribute concert

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Thousands turned out on Sunday for a concert in Johannesburg to honor the life of Nelson Mandela, with Beyonce leading an all-star line-up. Beyonce performs at... Read more »

South African opposition wants payment to Ramaphosa campaign fund investigated

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s main opposition party has called for an independent inquiry into a $36,000 payment made to a fund that financed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful campaign... Read more »