Since 2004, Amazon has been building a foothold on the African continent. In Cape Town, it already employs thousands in a global call centre and a range of data hubs. Its South African career portal is a busy place, with the vast majority of advertised jobs located in Cape Town. In April, as part of its aggrandising drive into the continent, the company announced that it … [Read more...] about Amazon’s Drive into Africa
South Africa’s unemployment rate has climbed to a new record high of 34.4%. Incredibly high jobless rates continue to contribute to social unrest and were a key factor in the outbreak of violence and looting this winter. On Tuesday, Statistician General Risenga Maluleke announced that the unemployment rate had risen from 32.6% in the first three months of the year to 34.4% … [Read more...] about South Africa’s unemployment rate, which contributed to winter looting spree, reaches record high of 34.4%
South Africa’s disgraced former president has been admitted to hospital for medical observation from prison, where he is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court since his jailing last month. On Friday, South Africa’s Correctional Services department said that, following “routine observation,” former president Jacob Zuma had been admitted to hospital. “Everyone … [Read more...] about Former president Zuma hospitalized from prison after jailing led to South Africa’s worst riots in years
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced major changes to the government of South Africa in response to last month’s unrest, abolishing the Ministry of State Security and accepting the resignation of health and finance ministers. Ramaphosa announced changes to the National Executive on Thursday evening, citing the need to effectively administer Covid-19 vaccination, rebuild … [Read more...] about South Africa reshuffles government in response to riots: Health & Finance ministers out, Security placed under presidency
The recent deadly South African riots sought to topple President Cyril Ramaphosa, and the worst may be yet to come, a veteran politician and Zulu tribal leader has told RT. “What is happening now actually should not surprise us,” Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a former minister of home affairs, told RT’s Paula Slier. The shocking unrest last month was “well-planned and … [Read more...] about South African unrest was ‘dry run’ for more violence, sought to topple Ramaphosa – veteran politician & Zulu leader to RT
AUDIO VERSION of The Purge Must Come Last week in my nation of South Africa, there were three days of prayer and fasting, as a number of prophets in the nation had received warnings and dreams about further unrest breaking out. So, I was walking around my neighborhood, praying a lot in tongues and with my understanding, and then suddenly in the middle of praying in tongues, I … [Read more...] about The Purge Must Come
On June 29, 2021, a South African court found former President Jacob Zuma, who led that nation from 2009 to 2018, guilty of contempt of court and sentenced him to 15 months in prison. Shortly after that, Jacob Zuma tried to challenge the court’s decision, but on July 9, 2021, the superior court dismissed the appeal. On the same day, protests broke out in South Africa against … [Read more...] about Riots in South Africa: Causes and Consequences
Durbin, South Africa. If you have not yet seen these reports out of South Africa, the country descended into chaos last week, with massive rioting and looting all across the country. The South African president stated that this massive social unrest was “planned,” and he deployed 25,000 troops from the military to restore order. (Source.) Here are a couple of videos … [Read more...] about South Africa Descends to Chaos, as People Try to Find Food – Is This What Awaits the United States (and Rest of the World)?
I would like to request prayer from the Z3ers for South Africa on November 1st and 2nd, as mass protest action and violence has been planned, instigated by one of the political parties called Economic Freedom Front. Their leader, Julius Malema, has quite a following amongst the disenchanted, unemployed black youth and he likes to make inflammatory statements and foment … [Read more...] about South Africans gathering all over the country to protest the high number of farmers being murdered.