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Guptagate: family sells South Africa holdings after Jacob Zuma influence claims

The Guardian - 3 hours ago
South Africa's wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma in a scandal that became known as Guptagate, said on Saturday it planned to...

Rugby championship: Argentina down South Africa thanks to late penalty

The Sydney Morning Herald - 3 hours ago
A determined Argentina overcame injuries to several key players before leaving it late to claw their way to a second ever victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta....

Rugby-Late penalty lifts Argentina past South Africa

Yahoo Sports - 3 hours ago
Aug 27 (Reuters) - A determined Argentina overcame injuries to several key players before leaving it late to claw their way to a second ever victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship...

Argentina stun South Africa with late penalty

Belfast Telegraph - 5 hours ago
Nicolas Sanchez kicked two penalties, after Elton Jantjies booted the visitors ahead, and converted Joaquin Tuculet's superb try to give Argentina a 13-3 half-time lead. South Africa came out...

Grandmother of African art finds unlikely partner in war on Aids

The Guardian - 6 hours ago
The tribe's numbers have dwindled as young people have departed to look for work in the big South African cities. The scourges of poverty, malaria, Aids and TB have also taken their toll....

South Africa take control in second Test

cricket.com.au - 6 hours ago
South Africa's top four batsmen all made half-centuries as New Zealand's decision to bowl first failed to pay off on the first day of the series-deciding second Test at in Centurion on...

Wealthy Friends of Zuma Divesting South African Interests

Newsweek - 6 hours ago
South Africa's wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma, said on Saturday it planned to dispose of all stakes it holds in South...

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SADC can achieve regional integration

Kikwete - 8 hours ago
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete said the Southern African Development Community (SADC) should not be dispirited by the numerous challenges hindering socio-economic development and deeper regional integration.and...

Normal rainfall season forecast

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - 22 hours ago
Most parts of Southern Africa will receive normal to above normal rainfall in the 2016/2017 farming season while the southern parts of the region will receive normal to below normal rainfall, weather experts have said. The experts, who are attending ...and...

COSSASA want more nations competing

Mmegi Online - 1 day ago
The president of the Confederation of School Sport Associations of Southern Africa (COSSASA) Johnson Maduku said this year's games, which Botswana hosts, come at a crucial time soon after the Rio Olympics. The ball games kicked off on Wednesday...

Political harmony increase regional integration

PM - 1 day ago
Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini has told Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) council of ministers that political harmony has made a compelling justification in the drive for increased regional integration. The premier was speaking at Lozitha's ...and...

THE MOST IMPORTANT THREE DAYS ARE HERE

The Swazi Observer - 1 day ago
They place upon the shoulders of the King and the kingdom the enormous task of being the face and leader of the over 250 million people of the Southern Africa region, otherwise known as SADC. From now until the end of His Majesty's chairmanship in ...and...

COME WITNESS OUR SPECTACULAR UMHLANGA – PRINCE HLANGUSEMPHI

The Swazi Observer - 1 day ago
The economic planning and development minister told the delegates they had watched events like the carnival before, but it was time now they indulged in Africa's most spectacular traditional ceremony, which would take place tomorrow, with the main ...and...

AFRIMA JURY STORM LAGOS

The Nation Newspaper - 1 day ago
The 13-person International Jury of AFRIMA, which represents the five regions of Africa, the Diaspora and AUC, are: Kawesa Richard (Eastern Africa-Uganda), Delani Makhalima (Southern Africa-Zimbabwe), Christian Syren (Southern Africa-Southern Africa), ...and...

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South Africa's Net1 To Invest $40 Mn In Mobikwik To Enter Indian Market

Inc42 Magazine (press release) (blog) - 2 days ago
The Company operates market-leading payment processors in South Africa and the Republic of Korea. Through Transact24, Net1 offers debit, credit and prepaid processing and issuing services for Visa, MasterCard and ChinaUnionPay in China and other ...and...

Kikwete on SADC's origins

Mmegi Online - 2 days ago
At the Summit in Maseru, Lesotho in 1994, President Nelson Mandela of the Republic of South Africa was appointed Chairman for three years. After that, the SADC Chairmanship became rotational on annual basis. The nine SADCC member states aspired to ...and...

President Zuma , President El-bashir, Felix Mutati and Sikota Wina congratulates Lungu

Lusaka Times - 2 days ago
''I have the honour to convey to Your Excellency, on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of South Africa, sincere congratulations on your reelection as the President of the Republic of Zambia,'' President Zuma said. And Sudanese ...and...

Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africa

The Republic - 3 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called “the worst zoo in the world” arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse. The nine-year-old male, ...and...

Why the Hawks Don't Have a Case Against Gordhan

AllAfrica.com - 3 days ago
The back and forth between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks has finally come to a head with Major General Ledwaba instructing Gordhan to provide a warning statement this afternoon and Gordhan effectively saying, no. Given the protracted ...and...

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital

The Republic - 3 days ago
JOHANNESBURG — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation. The 84-year-old Nobel Peace Prize ...and...

South Africa backs Pravin's Hawks rebuff

Independent Online - 3 days ago
Cape Town - It seems South Africa has come out in support of Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's refusal to present himself to the Hawks. The Head of the Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation, Major-General Berning Ntlemeza, had summoned him to ...and...

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