South Africa extends troop deployment in Mozambique and Congo

President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa’s military will extend the deployment of its troops in conflict-hit Mozambique and Democratic Republic of Congo The extension, for an unspecified amount of time, will keep 1,198 personnel of the South African National Defence Force in eastern Congo, where they are part of a U.N. peacekeeping force helping Congo […]

Oscar Pistorius released on parole 11 years after killing Reeva Steenkamp

South African Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been freed on parole from a South African jail, nearly 11 years after murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Officials confirmed Pistorius was “at home” on Friday morning, having served half of his more than 13-year sentence. Ms Steenkamp’s mother said she accepted the decision to release the former athlete […]

South Africa recalls all diplomats from Israel

 South Africa says it is recalling all of its diplomats from Tel Aviv following Israel and its intense air strikes on Gaza on Sunday night. The bombardment was one of Israel’s heaviest since the war began a month ago. According to Gaza City, in the Al-Shifa hospital, about 200 people were killed. South Africa’s government, […]