Malema, EFF reject apology after SA reporter’s on-air insult

Malema, EFF reject apology after SA reporter’s on-air insult

South African broadcaster EWN has apologized to Julius Malema, head of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party, after reporter Barry Bateman was accused of insulting Malema on tape while wrapping up a press conference at HAWKS police headquarters in Pretoria on Tuesday. “Bateman was caught on camera using derogatory words…

Ramaphosa’s reset: Don’t pour cold water on this moment

Ramaphosa’s reset: Don’t pour cold water on this moment

In a State of the Nation speech that included a nod to the late South African musician Hugh Masekela, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa promised a new beginning rooted in hope and a chance to move beyond the economic and political crises of recent years. “I wanna be there when…

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times