South Africa

Type: Country
Name: South Africa
population: 48,051,580
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Pirate Bay User From South Africa Gets Five Year Suspended Jail Sentence for Copyright Infringement

April 17, 2014Amanda MarieIn December of 2013, South Africa arrested its first Internet pirate under the Counterfeit Goods Act, who was then faced with a fine and up to three years in jail. SAFACT, the Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft, ... [Published Slyck - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 11 reports

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to struggle rhino poaching

Mozambique is a prime source of illegal hunters hired and armed by transnational crime syndicates to cross the border into South Africa to kill the big, prehistoric beasts.South Africa's Kruger National Park shares a lengthly border with Mozambique and ... [Published The Oregon Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Nigeria: An Incentive for South Africa

That Nigeria is now Africa’s largest economy is the best news that South Africa could have hoped for.This milestone not only gives South Africa the most obvious reason to strengthen its ties with a key player across the African continent that is growing ... [Published The Globalist - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

10 killed in South Africa accident

Ten people were killed in a crash involving a taxi and a truck loaded with potatoes in South Africa's Free State Thursday, police said. The accident in Bethlehem, around 1,100 km from Cape Town, ... ... [Published Big News Network - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

South Africa’s Freedom Day observed in HCM City

The South African Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16 to mark the 20th anniversary of the country’s Freedom Day (April 27, 1994)... ... [Published People's Army Newspaper Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

South African Airways Launches Airbus A330-200 Aircraft on Washington, DC - Dakar - Johannesburg Route

PR NewswireFT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 17, 2014 FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76079The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong passenger appeal, that will ... [Published Digital Journal - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 8 reports

Private-healthcare probe to proceed un...

Johannesburg - South Africa’s Competition Commission will start its probe into the private-healthcare industry even as hospital operator Netcare objects to the use of accountants KPMG in the inquiry.The investigating panel plans to make its initial findings ... [Published Daily News South Africa - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 12 reports

Cape Town city's broadband achieves major milestone

The city of Cape Town is pleased to announce the signing of eight third-party service provider agreements, which is a major step in the City of Cape Town's Universal Broadband Network strategy, joining CNBC Africa for more is Cape Town's Director of Information ... [Published CNBC Africa - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 5 reports

South Africa: Vote No

In recent days Ronnie Kasrils has been referred to as 'a rebel, a Judas, a scoundrel', as 'Satan', and as a 'disruptive, reckless and counter-revolutionary' figure spitting on 'the long struggles and the sacrifices of our people'.Alistair Sparks, who ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

SA retail sales growth slows to 2.2

Johannesburg - South Africa's retail sales grew by a lower-than-expected 2.2 percent year-on-year in February compared with a revised 6.4 percent in January, Statistics South Africa said on ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 11 reports

South African low-cost carrier gets operating licence

South Africa’s FlySafair has received its domestic scheduled licence, which its rivals attempted to block last October.The low-cost subsidiary of Safair, FlySafair has said the Air Services Council has now granted it an air service licence for the operation ... [Published Routes News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 7 reports

Fines put spotlight on whether banks prioritise certain rules over others

THE R125m in Reserve Bank fines over money laundering controls on South Africa’s big four banks has raised questions whether major banks put greater emphasis on meeting other regulatory requirements.Financial services executives have often complained ... [Published BDlive - Apr 17 2014]

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The "Horticultural Tele-Irrigation system is a technological process that allows growers to remotely control their market garden irrigation system through a mobile or landline regardless of geographic location."
...It argued that it "considers it impracticable to impede employment of thousands of people and improvement of the business environment based on a myth"
"Further, the sourcing of scarce mining skills is expected to be less challenging than on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex as this is a long-standing mining region with an available, skilled human capital base" says Davidov
"As a ‘one source’ company, with support and services that extend to the complete life cycle of a project, the life cycle benefit FLSmidth offers is effectively extended into the mine shaft systems arena" says Norman

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ANC on the defensive [Published Finance 24 - 8 mins ago]
Earthy apps, solutions, vie for top African inn... [Published India Tech Online - 9 mins ago]
Report: media freedom in Africa under challenge [Published Radio Netherlands - 20 mins ago]
Ancient site under threat from gold-hungry miner [Published Mining Weekly - 25 mins ago]
City Dude - Get Off the Phone! [Published AllAfrica.com - 26 mins ago]
Shaft-sinking specialist awarded work at platin... [Published Mining Weekly - 30 mins ago]
Mine shaft systems division poised for growth [Published Mining Weekly - 30 mins ago]
Meet the New Face of NGOs [Published Entrepreneur - 32 mins ago]
Call for Nominations [Published Live-PR.com - 40 mins ago]
South Africa’s Ruling Party Facing Defections A... [Published DailyMe.Com - 45 mins ago]
Our manifesto summaries aim to help you stay in... [Published iafrica.com - 45 mins ago]
There are plenty of reasons why you'd want to w... [Published iafrica.com - 45 mins ago]
Wanderlust: Gagan Banga MD and CEO of Indiabull... [Published Economic Times - 46 mins ago]
French Riviera, Corfu… where Arab investors buy... [Published Emirates247 - 46 mins ago]
Uganda: Supermarkets Look to Club Cards for Loy... [Published AllAfrica.com - 47 mins ago]
16th Annual Ford Freedom Award Announces the Po... [Published PR inside - 50 mins ago]
TELKOM SOC : Supply of non-statutory audit serv... [Published 4 Traders - 55 mins ago]
The entrepreneurial spirit of Scam[e]lot [Published Boksburg Advertiser - 1 hour ago]
Hammer falls on metro – irregularities investig... [Published Boksburg Advertiser - 1 hour ago]
RTMC: Officials on high alert [Published Eye Witness News - 1 hour ago]
Pirate Bay User From South Africa Gets Five Yea... [Published Slyck - 1 hour ago]
Café Cuba ignites coffee revolution [Published Best Media Info - 1 hour ago]
Heavy traffic expected on major highways ahead ... [Published SABC - 1 hour ago]
Rutgers community must stand against Rice invit... [Published Daily Targum - 1 hour ago]
Nel continues attack on defence [Published Eye Witness News - 1 hour ago]
New Findings from University of Cape Town Descr... [Published NewsRX - 1 hour ago]
Khaya Dlanga: Reconsider your protest, Mr Kasrils [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 1 hour ago]
Major blow to defence as contradictions emerge [Published Daily Dispatch - 1 hour ago]
Trollip, Ramphele face off over failed parties’... [Published Daily Dispatch - 1 hour ago]
Rwandans in Tunisia Commemorate Genocide [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
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‘Mean Girls’ Is Not a Comedy. It’s Mythology. [Published TIME.com - 4 hours ago]
Saturday marks the 10-year anniversary of the world premiere of Mean Girls at Hollywood’s Cinerama Dome. Decennials are often an opportunity for sober reflection, and in that spirit, I would like to suggest that the Lindsay Lohan vehicle has been with ...
Professor Geoffrey Gooch leads field trip to no... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - 6 hours ago]
1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
Pistorius trial adjourns after 25 days [Published CNN.com - Video - 9 hours ago]
Robyn Curnow reports from Pretoria where the trial of Oscar Pistorius for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp has adjourned. ...
Local Nigerian Government Denies Release of Sch... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
The good news from Nigeria that more than one hundred schoolgirls abducted by radical Islamist group Boko Haram did not last, as state authorities in the northeast of the country confirmed to Reuters that only fourteen of the girls had escaped captivity, ...
The #RaceScienceFiles: The New York Times edition [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - 14 hours ago]
I recently downloaded a copy of a book from a white-supremacist website (sorry, no links here). It claims that, because of evolutionary forces at work in Africa, black people have smaller brains, lower IQs, more sex hormones, higher rates of crime, and ...
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Nigeria to lure investors from South Africa - J... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 14 2014]
Nigeria to lure investors from South Africa - J... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 14 2014]
Pistorius breaks down during testimony recallin... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 08 2014]
Mining strikes raise ghost town fears [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 08 2014]
Will investors like Africa's new top dog? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 07 2014]
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Rabobank Report: Global Wine Industry Q2 2014 [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
THE MANDATORY PUBLIC TENDER OFFER PERIOD OF JUS... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 14 2014]
LAST DAY FOR SUBSCRIPTION OF SHARES IN THE ON-G... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 14 2014]
Shelton Petroleum closes the public offer to th... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 14 2014]
Right of squeeze-out and sell-out related to Po... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 11 2014]
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