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Koketso Ramorei

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Koketso Ramorei is a journalist and news editor of SADC News with years of experience in a number of genres including sports, politics and community reporting. He has worked for a numerous publications including The Citizen Newspaper and is a former editor of a Johannesburg-based off-campus publication called The Waldorfian Times.

Zim students protest against exorbitant graduation fees

Zimbabwe’s National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students have embarked in a protest against exorbitant graduation fees which rose from $85 to $600...

Numsa to approach Labour Court ahead of planned Air Chefs strike

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is planning a strike by its Air Chefs members over the withdrawal of anniversary bonuses...

Teen dies in shootout with police in Cape Town

An investigation by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has been launched into a deadly shootout where a man was shot and killed in Manenburg,...

Zimbabwe hikes petrol prices by more than 25%

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulation Authority has announced that petrol would once again go up to 14.97 Zimbabwe dollars, and diesel would rise to 16.64...

Zimbabwe: Striking doctors ordered to report for duty or face disciplinary...

The Zimbabwean Health Minister Obadiah Moyo has ordered doctors who have been on strike to report for duty on Monday or face disciplinary action. Most doctors...

Mauritius prime minister dissolves parliament, calls for election

Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth dissolved parliament on Sunday and said the Indian Ocean island would hold a general election on November 7. The...

UJ employees continue strike over salaries and benefits

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) strike by workers at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) continues this week. More than 700 workers...

342kg of lion bones seized at OR Tambo International Airport

The environment ministry confirmed that officials seized 342kg of lion bone at Johannesburg Airport, which were headed to Asia for medicinal purposes and to...

Uganda: Ban on red berets challenged in court

A concerned lawyer has petitioned the High Court in Kampala challenging the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) ban on wearing of red berets by...

Three dead after gunmen attack bus in Mozambique

According to vote monitors, three died after gunmen opened fire in central Mozambique, near the base of an armed group opposing the country's upcoming...

Namibia: Informal traders asked to vacate

The Windhoek municipality has requested illegal arts and craft vendors operating from Independence Avenue in Windhoek to move. The spokesperson of the municipality, Lydia Amutenya, denied claims...

Gov awards 55 KZN youth entrepreneurs grants of R70m

55 youth entrepreneurs in KwaZulu-Natal were awarded grants worth over R70 million by government in effort to boost youth economic participation. The grants are part...

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