South Africa


NY Touts Economic Boom With South African Photo

A New York economic development agency report meant to show the state’s growth was illustrated with an 8-year-old photo showing construction cranes in South Africa. The Associated Press discovered the…

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Ramaphosa Elected as South Africa’s New President

Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday was elected as South Africa’s new president by ruling party legislators after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to…

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Mandela’s Grandson Denounces Israel on Ramallah Visit

Mandla Mandela, a member of the South African parliament and grandson of Nelson Mandela, denounced Israel as an “apartheid regime” during a visit to the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah. Mandela,…

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First-Ever Knesset Delegation to South Africa

The first Knesset delegation to visit South Africa returned to Israel this week after meeting with a range of current and former public officials and representatives of the Jewish community.…

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South Africa Boycotting Israel-Africa Summit

South Africa has emerged as a leading opponent of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s policy of African outreach, declaring a boycott on an upcoming summit in Togo aimed at advancing…

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S&P Drops South Africa to Junk

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded to junk its credit grade for South Africa. The downgrade is a blow as it signals to the world that in South Africa…

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Israel Makes Headway With South Africa

While South Africa has not been on the published list of countries involved in Israel’s current outreach to Africa, it turns out that South Africa has by no means been…

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