South Africa

Type: Country
Name: South Africa
population: 48,051,580
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 4 reports

Six arrested for Joburg abortion clinic

Six people were arrested in central Johannesburg on Friday for allegedly running an illegal abortion clinic, Gauteng police said.Police raided their premises in the Lister Building in Jeppe Street, following a five-month-long investigation.The six, including ... [Published SABC - 33 mins ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

MTN8 final makes sense in Durban

It is not beyond the bounds of reason to believe that Soweto giants Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs have more supporters in their joint fan base than Scotland had voters in the referendum. ... [Published Citizen.co.za - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Durban, Soweto, Referendum
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 17 reports

Cape Town pro-gay mosque opens in South Africa

A Muslim academic has opened a gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats and fierce criticism from parts of the local Muslim community.Women will also be allowed to lead prayers at Taj Hargey’s “Open Mosque” in Cape Town.“We ... [Published Citifmonline - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

MTN8 final star player – Reneilwe Letsholonyane

Yeye is a box to box midfielder, who works hard both in attack and defence for Kaizer Chiefs. Lately Letsholonyane has displayed a striker’s instinct inside the penalty box.Last season he played more as a supplier, providing assists to the likes of Parker ... [Published Citizen.co.za - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

South Africa in the News on 20 September 2014

South Africa heading South – News24 – news24.com 09/20/2014 defenceWebSouth Africa heading SouthNews24It was estimated that the conviction rate in South Africa is 10% for murder (www.usatoday.com). This is an appallingly low rate, 90% of people that ... [Published MyZA - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

ISS: Why is crime and violence so high in South Africa?

News By CountrySite Sponsors ... [Published Defence Web - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 30 reports

South Africa murder rate up

JOHANNESBURG. — South Africa recorded about 17 000 murders in the year ending in March, reflecting a 5 percent increase over the previous year, police said yesterday. While South Africa’s murder rate has shown an overall decline in the past decade, analysts ... [Published African Entertainer - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 9 reports

South Africa's President Promises to Fight Anti-Semitism

South African president Jacob Zuma has emphasized that his government is committed to combating anti-Semitism, reports The Jewish Daily Forward .Zuma made the comments in a meeting with the leadership of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) ... [Published Israel National News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

How the U.S. and South Africa Became Friends Again [press release]

SA's reaction to Kebby Maphatsoe's CIA comments is a far cry from the tense relationship with the U.S. under Thabo Mbeki, writes Verashni PillayIt was a record-fast apology from a South African government official.Deputy Minister of Defence and Military ... [Published Individual.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 16 reports

Crime stats based on raw figures: police minister

The national crime statistics were based on raw figures, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Friday."The statistics are based on raw figures, cases reported and cases dealt with and subsequently led to arrest and convictions," he said at the release ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 17 reports

More bodies of South Africans discovered in Lagos

More South African bodies have been found in a collapsed church building in Nigeria, increasing from 67 to 84. This is according to SABC’s Channel Africa and SAfm this morning.“The death toll has increased and 17 more bodies have been found,” South Africa’s ... [Published Daily News Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 13 reports

Reserve bank has enough talent: Gill Marcus

Outgoing South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Gill Marcus says there's enough talent in the bank to fill her position when she retires in two months' time.Her announcement that she was stepping down in November caused a minor panic in the markets ... [Published SABC - Sep 19 2014]

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"I am so delighted to receive SATMA Awards invitation. There is power in music ...  In 1979 and in the darkest days of apartheid they can lock us up, they can banish us but there is power in music and music is universal. My culture, Your Culture, One nation."
Asked if he planned to pay, he said: "These e-tolls are unfair because only Gauteng motorists are forced to pay. I believe I'm not the only one who is concerned about the cost of these e-tolls on ordinary residents."
"[Grindr] works to advance LGBT equality around the globe," continued the spokesman. "We typically do a wrap of our yearly efforts towards the end of the year; so be on the lookout for that."
"When he came back into country, the justice minister was sent by Mandela to the airport to meet hims. They carried him on their shoulders" he said

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Delays expected ahead of MTN8 final [Published SABC - 33 mins ago]
Six arrested for Joburg abortion clinic [Published SABC - 33 mins ago]
Music unites different nations: Jesse Jackson [Published SABC - 33 mins ago]
Your favourite YouTube adverts [Published Finance 24 - 34 mins ago]
‘You don’t have to be a Rasta to be Rasta-minded’ [Published Voice Online - 38 mins ago]
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18 cars set alight at TUT [Published Eye Witness News - 41 mins ago]
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Pastor Mbhoro's e-tolls headache [Published Sowetan - 55 mins ago]
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SA politics must go on Noakes diet, says Ray Ha... [Published BDlive - 1 hour ago]
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Synagogue tragedy: South Africans stand with TB... [Published Bulawayo24 News - 1 hour ago]
Stapelberg wins it for DHL WP Under-19s [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Anni killer in new bid to go free [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
Synagogue Building: Jonathan Promises To Invest... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
CommVault to boost presence in the Middle East [Published UAE Business Review - 1 hour ago]
Beauties left sitting pretty sans prizes [Published Independent on Saturday - 1 hour ago]
St Peters Greek Orthodox Church [Published Mype News - 1 hour ago]
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Woman murdered on day crime statistics released [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
Cabinet ministers are a fortunate, gifted bunch [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
ANC fears e-tolls could undo Joburg economy [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
ATGM Turret for AV8 [Published Malaysian Defence - 1 hour ago]
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ATGM Turret for AV8 [Published Malaysian Defence - 1 hour ago]
SHAH ALAM: AT the on-going AAD2014 exhibition in South Africa, we are finally given a glimpse of the ATGM turret for our own AV8. Technically, its not our turret of course as the one pictured below is the one to be fitted to the Badger, the South African ...
SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for Mercede... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 5 hours ago]
Las Vegas, NV, September 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The SmartTOP add-on kit for Mercedes-Benz SL R230 made and offered by Mods4cars allows owners to use the console switch while driving at slow speeds of up to 60 km/h (~38mph). All that is needed is a ...
Fluoropolymer Tubing Supplies Return to Normal ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 5 hours ago]
Southampton, PA, September 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- NewAge Industries is pleased to note that its fluoropolymer tubing in PTFE, FEP and PFA has been returned to normal stock levels after a multi-year shortage of the critical raw materials needed to produce ...
Paula Reto opens three-shot lead at Yokohama Ti... [Published Greenspace - 10 hours ago]
South Africa's Paula Reto birdied her final hole Friday for a six-under-par 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. ...
John Tory says he would deny funding to Pride T... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - 12 hours ago]
Mayoral candidate John Tory says that he would vote to deny Pride Toronto funding if its parade includes the controversial group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid. Mr. Tory stated his position on Friday, during a debate with Olivia Chow hosted by the ...
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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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Kungsleden publishes prospectus relating to the... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 19 hours ago]
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African Enterprises Urged to Adopt a Mobile-Fir... [Published IDC Press Releases - Sep 18 2014]
Publication of the listing prospectus for Lassi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 17 2014]
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