South Africa

Type: Country
Name: South Africa
population: 48,051,580
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 6 reports

Desmond Tutu reflects on South Africa's 20 past years

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu Wednesday celebrated 20 years of freedom in South Africa as a "heck of an achievement", while confirming that he would not vote for the ruling party in upcoming elections. Duration: ... [Published Malaysia MSN - 41 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 6 reports

XINHUA - S. African presidential inauguration date announced

S. African presidential inauguration date announcedContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.JOHANNESBURG, April 23 (Xinhua) -- The inauguration of South Africa's president-elect will take place on May 24 following the May 7 elections, the authorities announced on ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 55 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 4 reports

XINHUA - Roundup: Hope for ending protracted S.Africa platinum strike fading

Roundup: Hope for ending protracted S.Africa platinum strike fadingContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.JOHANNESBURG, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Hope for ending a three- month strike at South Africa's platinum sector was fading as producers and striking workers were ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 55 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 15 reports

LATEST: New Malden murder - Dad was in Cape Town when kids died

LONDON - The father of the three children who died in a London home -- allegedly at the hands of their South African mom -- was in Cape Town at the time of their death.For the latest on this developing story, watch eNCA foreign correspondent Natalie Powell's ... [Published ENCA - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Cape Town, London, Homicide
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

South Africa Inflation Rises Slightly In March

South Africa's consumer price inflation rose slightly in March to hit the ceiling of the central bank's target range, the Statistics South Africa said Wednesday.The consumer price index ... ... [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 9 reports

South African stocks mixed after reaching records in glitch-hit trade

A man walks past the Johannesburg Stock Exchange building in Sandton JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African shares ended mixed on Wednesday after earlier reaching record highs despite an hour-long technical glitch at the start of trading on the Johannesburg ... [Published Sharenet - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Expert in Arno Carstens drunk driving trial questioned

Cape Town - The credibility of the State's scientific expert was questioned in the drunken driving case of musician Arno Carstens on Wednesday.Expert witness Tim Laurens, head of forensic toxicology at the University of Pretoria, has been testifying in ... [Published Channel24 - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 15 reports

The real cost of SA’s 3-month platinum strike

South African finance minister Pravin Gordhan predicted that the strikes affecting South Africa’s platinum mines over the past three months would cause less economic damage than the industrial action that took place in 2012.It seems this prediction has ... [Published MiningReview.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 12 reports

South Africa plans Fort Knox of rhino horn after heist

Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa plans to store its stockpile of seized rhino horn at a heavily-secured central location after thieves stole millions-of-dollars worth of horns from a provincial ... ... [Published Big News Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 5 reports

(Special for CAFS) One killed in Johannesburg shootout

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.JOHANNESBURG, April 22 (Xinhua) -- One robber was shot dead, and two others and a police officer injured Tuesday in a gunfight in downtown Johannesburg, authorities said.The shooting lasted for about an hour in Sandton District ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 5 reports

Delta pays R488m for Durban buildings

BLACK-controlled Delta Property Fund will spend nearly half a billion rand for two office buildings in Durban: the Old Mutual Centre and The Marine from Old Mutual Life Assurance Company.Office buildings are becoming increasingly available for sale as ... [Published BDlive - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

A Visit to Modern-Day Soweto (Page 1 of 2)

Soweto - Soweto is one of South Africa's oldest townships. Formerly home to Nelson Mandela and the center of anti-apartheid protests in 1976, it now attracts tourists from all over the world.The township of Soweto was created for blacks by South Africa's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 21 hours ago]

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"As far asas one huge mistake … maybe running for president,” McCain said at one point during his answer at Harvard University’s John F Kennedy Jr. forum."
"Pitso Mosimane (Sundowns coach) should send me a good bottle of wine" joked Wits coach Gavin Hunt after his side had the better of an often cagey clash
"This is why among others we plan to further close the leakages in our procurement proce ..."
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Weebly raises $35m – Investment Round Up [Published Red Herring - 4 mins ago]
Slaughter in the suburbs: Banker’s wife arreste... [Published Metro.co.uk - 9 mins ago]
Southern Africa – Madagascar: endearing and fam... [Published ETurboNews - 16 mins ago]
Apartheid Did Not Die in South Africa: Twenty Y... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - 21 mins ago]
A vineyard with a long history [Published iafrica.com - 23 mins ago]
Business Q&A with Napsta [Published Business Day TV - 25 mins ago]
Resistance Is Futile, For Now [Published Seeking Alpha - 27 mins ago]
iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund Up 10.1% S... [Published Individual.com - 28 mins ago]
One of McCain's biggest mistakes? 'Maybe runnin... [Published The Hill - 31 mins ago]
Security officials, NHW member in hot water ove... [Published Tyger Burger - 33 mins ago]
Rukshan Dias is no more [Published Sri Lanka Island - 35 mins ago]
Minister visits Sport In The Struggle exhibition [Published Dep. of Sport & Recreation - 35 mins ago]
Deadly Illegal Mining Booms Below South Africa’... [Published Bloomberg - 39 mins ago]
New direct flight connects andBeyond Southern A... [Published ITCM - 40 mins ago]
Little progress made in bridging digital gap: W... [Published Individual.com - 41 mins ago]
Desmond Tutu reflects on South Africa's 20 past... [Published Malaysia MSN - 41 mins ago]
4/24/2014: Sport: ‘Phenomenal’ to have a hattri... [Published Hindustan Times - 44 mins ago]
Ramtha School Beginning Event Featured in July [Published Reuters - 45 mins ago]
Netflix not coming to South Africa [Published Businesstech.co.za - 45 mins ago]
Advantage Sundowns as title rivals draw [Published Yahoo! News - 48 mins ago]
Does God exist? That’s one big ‘hoax’! [Published Daily Nation - 53 mins ago]
XINHUA - S. African presidential inauguration d... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 55 mins ago]
XINHUA - Roundup: Hope for ending protracted S.... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 55 mins ago]
Marcus Fraser’s season ends for revolutionary t... [Published Albury Border Mail - 59 mins ago]
Norton Rose Fulbright advises Aviko on the acqu... [Published Norton Rose Canada - 1 hour ago]
SAPA - ZUMA-2ND-LD-VOORTREKKER [Published Namibia Press Agency - 1 hour ago]
Ten Peninsula High School seniors ink college c... [Published Peninsula Gateway - 1 hour ago]
Resurrectionism at Easter [Published Journal of Medical Ethics - 1 hour ago]
Do Africans Want Democracy? Answers May Surpris... [Published AFK Insider - 1 hour ago]
Mother being quizzed by police over murder of t... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
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Burundi: Burundi: ignoring the problem won't ma... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: Institute for Security StudiesCountry: Burundi In what looks like a classic case for the African Union’s (AU’s) early-warning mechanisms, alarm bells are growing louder over the political tensions in Burundi. Detentions, human rights violations ...
Behold the Democratic Future, Boasts Jonathan C... [Published Hit & Run - 3 hours ago]
<p><img alt="Jonathan Chait" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_04/jonathan-chait.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="Nobody I know considers small government types part of the civic religion|||BloggingHeads.tv" width="300" style="float: ...
Goodbye, USA; Sawubona, South Africa! [Published MIT News feed - 3 hours ago]
Editor's note: Libby Koolik is a freshman from Boca Raton, Fla., who participated in the Terrascope Freshman Learning Community. She is majoring in earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences, and is hoping to apply the problem-solving skills she learned ...
An Ayatollah’s Gift to Baha’is, Iran’s Largest ... [Published Catholic America - 4 hours ago]
On April 7, through a courageous and compassionate gesture, Ayatollah Abdol-Hamid Masoumi-Tehrani stood as a champion for the dignity and rights of Iran’s  most oppressed religious minority  – the Baha’is. On that day, Ayatollah Tehrani announced on ...
Europe leads smart city adaption, despite old w... [Published SiliconANGLE - 5 hours ago]
This week’s Smart City roundup features Europe’s continuous efforts to make cities smarter and more energy efficient, new and improved ways of powering one major metropolis, and growing interest in more cities to become smarter despite challenges. ...
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Uncertain future for 'born free' youth [Published Reuters Video: Business - 8 hours ago]
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]
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Preliminary result of the extra offer period re... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 10 hours ago]
Preliminary result of the extra offer period re... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - 10 hours ago]
Children dream of a family of their own! [Published Adoptionscentrum - 17 hours ago]
Terms for Rezidor's rights issue set [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 22 2014]
Rabobank Report: Global Wine Industry Q2 2014 [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
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