Entertainment In The News South Africa

Poet Kgositsile was brave, committed, says SA Deputy President Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, January 16  – South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa paid homage to poet and political activist William Keorapetse Kgositsile on Tuesday, describing him as committed, brave and never deterred by the brutal apartheid regime. “After the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, activists streamed out of the country to wage a fierce fight against apartheid from […]

Business In The News South Africa

Retailer Shoprite says interim turnover up 6.3 percent

JOHANNESBURG, January 16 – Retail group Shoprite said on Tuesday its turnover increased by 6.3 percent for the six months to December 2017, compared to 14 percent previously, with operations outside South Africa declining. Shoprite said Supermarkets RSA, the group’s primary business, increased sales by 7.8 percent for the period, but the Supermarkets Non-RSA operating […]