In The News South Africa

New president of COSATU calls for downgrade of relations with Israel

JOHANNESBURG, September 21 – The newly-elected president of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), Zingiswa Losi, has called on South Africa’s African National Congress-led government to immediately downgrade diplomatic relations with Israel. Losi — who became the first woman to lead South Africa’s largest trade union federation — made the remarks on Thursday at Cosatu’s 13th National Congress […]

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African students are ‘animals, rapists, human trash’ claim Israeli residents

JOHANNESBURG, August 28  – Students from various African countries who were part of an Israeli government programme to study agriculture have been kicked out of the Israeli town of Avshalom, after locals claimed they would bring “rape, murder and break-ins” to the area, the Afro-Palestine News Wire Service reported on Tuesday. WhatsApp messages from a […]

Entertainment In The News South Africa

Shashi Naidoo deemed a threat – banned from Israel for 10 years

JOHANNESBURG, July 26 – South African model and actress, Shashi Naidoo, has received a 10-year ban from Israel after she tried to enter the West Bank to educate herself about Israel’s occupation of Palestine. After visiting Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan, Naidoo was to enter the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) through the Allenby Border Crossing […]

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ANC Youth League calls on SA government to cut all ties with Israel

JOHANNESBURG, May 16 – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Wednesday called on the ANC-led government to cuts all diplomatic ties with Israel. ANCYL spokesperson Mlondi Mkhize said they condemned the dastardly attacks, injuries and killings of Palestinians by the apartheid Israel forces and called on the youth of South Africa to stand […]

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Palestinians praise South Africa for solidarity in recalling ambassador from Israel

OHANNESBURG, MAY 15 (ANA) – The Palestinians have praised the position of the government of South Africa, which withdrew its ambassador to Israel after the bloody carnage in Gaza on Monday, South Africa’s Council of International Relations said on Tuesday. Sixty Palestinians were killed, including 7 children and more than 2,400 injured by Israeli soldiers […]

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SA trade union federation demands permanent withdrawal of Ambassador to Israel

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu ) on Tuesday congratulated the government for withdrawing its ambassador to Israel, saying that this withdrawal must be made final and permanent. Late on Monday, the South African government announced that it was withdrawing its representative in Israel, Ambassador Sisa Ngombane, “given the indiscriminate and gravity […]

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SA recalls Ambassador to Israel, urges Israeli forces to withdraw from Gaza

PRETORIA,  May 15 (ANA) – The South African government on Monday, withdrew its representative in Israel after the deadly attacks in which Israeli forces killed at least 41 Palestinians along the Gaza border. “Given the indiscriminate and grave manner of the latest Israeli attack, the South African government has taken a decision to recall Ambassador Sisa Ngombane […]