CAPE TOWN, May 12 — The following are news items in South African major news outlets on Saturday:
— Goldman Sachs Group could raise its already positive outlook for South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2018.
The investment bank said in a research report earlier this week that while market participants welcomed the recent change in political leadership, they have been concerned about the implementation of the promised structural reforms and the market has not yet priced them. (Fin24)
— Family members, residents and some sections within the Islamic community maintain that the attack on the Imam Husain Mosque was an act of terror and have called on the South African government to ensure this does not happen again.
The Verulam community north of Durban is reeling after the barbaric attack on three worshippers who were stabbed on Thursday. (Eyewitness News)
–The Egyptian Embassy in South Africa said on Friday the nationality of the three men who attacked a mosque in Verulam north of Durban, has not been confirmed.
There have been reports that the attackers were of Egyptian origin, although the Imam of the mosque said the attackers were local men.
One person was killed and two others injured in the attack on Thursday. (South African Broadcasting Corporation)