South Africa

Type: Country
Name: South Africa
population: 48,051,580
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 5 reports

Patricia de Lille to give update on Nobel summit

The Cape Argus reported on Wednesday that the summit had been called off, citing anonymous independent sources.Nobel peace prize winner Jody Williams told Agence France-Presse (AFP) from India on Wednesday that the summit had been cancelled because “enough ... [Published Citizen.co.za - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 10 reports

"No deal has been done with Russia" : Energy Department

Government has reiterated that it has not signed any nuclear deal with Russia. This follows last week's reports that the two countries have entered into a hundred billion rand deal to build several nuclear power stations in the country.Briefing the media ... [Published SABC - 34 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Zuma commits to fixing Pietermaritzburg problems

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said government would fix problems brought to his attention during his visit to Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, the presidency said.Source:http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2014/10/01/zuma-commits-to-fixing-pietermaritz... ... [Published AA South Africa - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Peace conference in South Africa called off as Dalai Lama rejected for visa, says Nobel laureate

AboutDharamsala, Oct 01 (ANI): The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates was called-off after the laureates protested against South Africa's refusal to grant Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, visa for the event. Nobel Peace laureates, Jody Williams ... [Published Oneindia - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

SAPA - METRO-SAFETY

METRO-SAFETYContributed by NAMPA / SAPA.ROADBLOCKS FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY: JMPDJohannesburg motorists and communities have been urged to bear with roadblocks in the cause of fighting crime, metro police said on Wednesday."We appeal to motorists and our vast ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

World: Global AgeWatch Index 2014, Insight report

Source: HelpAge InternationalCountry: World GLOBAL AGEWATCH INDEX 2014 Mauritius highest ranked African Country, Norway tops the list, Latin America leads pension revolution, life expectancy continues to rise, a third of countries trail significantly ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Health union demands 15% state pay hike

South Africa’s top public health worker union said it wanted a 15 percent across-the-board wage increase.Read the full article here .This content was originally published by IoL Business Report . Original publishers retain all rights. It appears here ... [Published Global Advisors - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

How to spend a day in Durban

It’s not likely that you’ll struggle for things to do in Durban but some guidance is always helpful. Contrary to the belief of many, Durban is actually a travel destination with soul. Here are my recommendations for what to do on a perfect day in Durban. ... [Published News 100 - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Durban
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Family’s 9-year quest for justice

Cape Town - A family’s legal fight to see the man who shot dead their daughter put behind bars will enter its 10th year next year. They have spent hundreds of thousands of rand to secure a murder conviction via private prosecution, a South African fi ... [Published IOL - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Owls, traps to address city's rat scourge

A cash injection of R2.5 million to fight the scourge was announced by the department yesterday.MMC of Health and Social Development Nonceba Malwele addresses the media in Alexandra about Johannesburg's rat problem. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.JOHANNESBURG ... [Published Eye Witness News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 7 reports

Zuma commits to fixing Pietermaritzburg problems

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said government would fix problems brought to his attention during his visit to Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, the presidency said."President Jacob Zuma has... committed all spheres of government to hastily address service delivery ... [Published Sowetan - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 7 reports

Tracking the Sasol Solar Challenge

TomTom Telematics, a supplier of telematics software as a service supports the Sasol Solar Challenge, which started on 27 September 2014 in Pretoria, and finishes eight days later in Cape Town. TomTom Telematics will be tracking the Solar Cars, determining ... [Published EE Publishers - Sep 29 2014]

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...across as a real wake up call to us all, that the environmental problems we have all been aware of are far more serious than we thought," he said. "The time is now to take action if we are going to save wildlife, and save ourselves in the process."
"At the public hearing, premier Helen Zille said that it is not a bad thing for residents to clean toilets themselves, pointing out that she cleans her own toilet at home" the SJC said in the report
"It cannot be right that twenty years into our democracy black people are still spectators in the theatre of economic activity on their ancestral land. We remain hopeful and are willing to put our shoulders to the wheel to ensure that we realise the objectives of the radical economic transformation programme as proposed by the ANC government."

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SA social media user numbers [Published Contact Centre Hub - 12 mins ago]
OBITUARY: Thomas Ian Hunt [Published Horncastle News - 17 mins ago]
Paradigm Shifts [Published Surfer Magazine - 19 mins ago]
Study Says Half World's Wildlife Has Vanished S... [Published Mashable - 19 mins ago]
Carlson Rezidor to Open First Radisson Blu Hote... [Published Hotel Business - 21 mins ago]
October 2014 Autoxloo at South Africa... [Published Eventful - 23 mins ago]
Durban Film Office announce first grantees of i... [Published MyZA - 24 mins ago]
Municipality responds to emergency calls [Published MyZA - 24 mins ago]
State Should Fund All Political Parties: Those ... [Published Peace FM - 25 mins ago]
36 percent of Khayelitsha toilets clean: Survey [Published The New Age Online - 30 mins ago]
Help Move Beyond Dirty Energy With Fossil Fuel ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 31 mins ago]
What Ales Ya: A ‘sipping trip’ to the Sunshine ... [Published Lancaster Online - 32 mins ago]
Return African Bank to rightful owners - Nafcoc [Published Finance 24 - 34 mins ago]
"No deal has been done with Russia" : Energy De... [Published SABC - 34 mins ago]
Robe BMFL South African Launch A Massive Success [Published Lighting Dimensions - 37 mins ago]
The Helderberg disaster: Was this the cause of ... [Published Politicsweb - 38 mins ago]
Zunaid Bulbulia [Published BizNis Africa - 39 mins ago]
Bangladeshi businessman gunned down in Johannes... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 40 mins ago]
Healthy trees for a healthy life [Published IOL - 41 mins ago]
Production update: 5%-7% rise in gold productio... [Published Gold Industry Today - 42 mins ago]
Mopani warns of possible investment cuts job lo... [Published Canada Standard - 42 mins ago]
IFM Portnex to acquire Australian coking coal r... [Published Canada Standard - 42 mins ago]
No deal to procure Russian nuclear reactors DoE... [Published Canada Standard - 42 mins ago]
Tulu Kapi cost estimates below global average [Published Canada Standard - 42 mins ago]
Village earnings drop as restructuring continues [Published Canada Standard - 42 mins ago]
Kenya: Kenya rises to Africa's ninth largest ec... [Published African Manager - 46 mins ago]
Satellite seal makes a detour near Cape Town [Published SABC - 52 mins ago]
Great White Shark Plays Tug Of War With South A... [Published Inquisitr - 52 mins ago]
Crunchyroll Adds Trigger's When Supernatural Ba... [Published Anime News Network - 52 mins ago]
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Help Move Beyond Dirty Energy With Fossil Fuel ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 31 mins ago]
Elise Shulman, Program Assistant, Communications and Lands, Washington, D.C. It’s an exciting time to be a climate justice and environmental advocate. You can feel the movement’s tides turning toward a more united and growing front. This is exemplified ...
Kissinger mapped out secret plans to launch att... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 2 hours ago]
MIAMI — Nearly 40 years ago, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger mapped out secret contingency plans to launch airstrikes against Havana and “smash Cuba,” newly disclosed government documents show. Kissinger was so irked by Cuba’s military incursion ...
Over 250 anthropologists join the call for a bo... [Published Mondoweiss - 3 hours ago]
More than 250 anthropologists have signed a statement endorsing the burgeoning movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s systematic human rights violations against the Palestinian people. These violations, in which many ...
Reserve Bank to pay R250 million back to Mark S... [Published Bandwidth Blog - 5 hours ago]
Mark Shuttleworth is a very wealthy man and now he looks to add even more to his riches after the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled in his favour in his lengthy legal battle against the South African Reserve Bank. The local tech entrepreneur – and first ...
Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey f... [Published H5N1 - 6 hours ago]
Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this AFP report in HeraldLIVE.co.za: Africa's uneven health care becomes easy prey for Ebola. Excerpt:Threatened by the possible spread of an Ebola epidemic which respects no borders, Africa is divided ...
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Reaction in Soweto to Pistorius verdict [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 13 2014]
Oscar Pistorius murder trial ends, verdict due ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 08 2014]
Cut-price fertility care helping South Africans... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Aug 04 2014]
Soweto Style [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Metalworkers deal new blow to SA economy [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 01 2014]
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South Africa Launches US Business and Investmen... [Published Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
Milliman opens South Africa office [Published Financial Services - Sep 30 2014]
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Invites Sibos Att... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Sep 29 2014]
CFTC Orders Absa Bank, Ltd. to Pay $150,000 Civ... [Published CFTC Enforcement Press Releases - Sep 25 2014]
Vacon Plc: Danfoss has announced that it will c... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 25 2014]
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