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Africa Live: Mugabe accuser's 'fight not over', SA online rhino horn auction approved

BBC News - 23 minutes ago
An online auction of rhino horn is due to open today after a court in South Africa gave the go-ahead, despite strong opposition from conservationists. Authorities had tried to prevent the three-day...

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

New Straits Times Online - 37 minutes ago
(Files) This file photo shows a de-horned rhino slowly waking up after his horn was trimmed at John Hume's Rhino Ranch in Klerksdorp, in the North Western Province of South Africa. South Africa...

Gupta-owned Oakbay to sell stakes in South African media groups

euronews - 42 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa's Oakbay Investments, a company owned by business friends of President Jacob Zuma, said on Monday it would sell its holdings in two media groups including...

Rhino horn auction by world's biggest breeder goes ahead after South African court ruling

The Independent - 1 hour ago
The Constitutional Court in South Africa, which has the world's biggest population of the endangered pachyderms, lifted a local ban on trade in April, which means auctions can take place provided...

Xbox's Game pass Confirmed for South Africa

IGN Africa - 1 hour ago
During their gamescom 2017 conference, Microsoft confirmed that their pseudo-Netflix-style game streaming service, Game Pass, will be expanding to a number of new markets. Eight new countries will be...

India A vs South Africa A: Shreyas Iyer, Ravikumar Samarth score fifties to give visitors edge on Day 2

Firstpost - 2 hours ago
Potchefstroom: Ravikumar Samarth and Shreyas Iyer struck half centuries as India A made an impressive start to their innings in the second and final 'unofficial' Test against South Africa A...

Unhappy BCCI Not to Play Boxing Day Test in South Africa

News18 - 2 hours ago
New Delhi: This November marks the 25th anniversary of a tour that was called The Friendship Series, as India became the first team to tour a South Africa that was in the process of dismantling...

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Southern Africa: SADC Summit

Zuma Wants Regional Industrialisation - 5 minutes ago
President Jacob Zuma has demanded a cut for South Africa in a major project to channel water from the mountains of Lesotho to parched Botswana. He staked his claim while accepting the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at the ...and...

Southern Africa: 'Africa Must Benefit From Its Own Resources,' Says Zuma As He Takes Over SADC Chairmanship

AllAfrica.com - 5 minutes ago
President Jacob Zuma has urged fellow heads of state from southern Africa not to "sell the female cow that produces milk" and buy back the milk later, but rather keep it. "You can sell the other cow," he told applauding leaders attending the opening of ...and...

Southern Africa: Khama Bids SADC Farewell

AllAfrica.com - 6 minutes ago
Gaborone — President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has bid farewell to fellow southern African leaders at the 37th SADC Ordinary Summit for Heads of State and Government Summit in Pretoria, South Africa. President Khama who is serving his last ...and...

SADC bids farewell to Dos Santos, Ian Khama

African Independent - 46 minutes ago
In his closing remarks, incoming Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairman President Jacob Zuma told delegates that the regional bloc would miss the two leaders. "During our discussions, we bid farewell to President Eduardo Dos Santos ...and...

SADC chair to galvanize the region

Independent Online - 2 hours ago
The 37th Ordinary Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Summit hosted by the Department of International Relations (Dirco) in Pretoria was almost overshadowed by the alleged assault committed by Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, and ...and...

Botswana Innovation Hub to host US$3 million development programme

ITWeb Africa - 3 hours ago
Jesper Sorensen, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Faculty Director of Stanford Seed says his colleagues are excited to work with the young and established entrepreneurs in the Southern African...

Grace Mugabe debacle casts pall over SADC summit

Independent Online - 5 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma has a year to successfully carry out the mandate South Africa has been tasked with as the chair of the Southern Africa Development Community by its 15-member states. This includes promoting, implementing and driving SADC's ...and...

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South Africa grants Grace Mugabe immunity

Starr 103.5 FM - 1 hour ago
South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to leave the country without answering questions about an assault allegation. President Robert Mugabe and his wife arrived back in Harare early on Sunday ...and...

SADC chair to galvanize the region

Independent Online - 2 hours ago
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has a year to carry out the mandate with which South Africa has been tasked as the chair of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) - by its 15 member states. This includes promoting, implementing and driving the ...and...

Mugabe's son in miscarriage storm

The Zimbabwe Daily - 2 hours ago
37 of 2001) and acting in the interests of the Republic of South Africa, I hereby recognise the immunities and privileges of the First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Dr Grace Mugabe in terms of international law and as set out in the attached notice ...and...

Grace Mugabe gets diplomatic immunity, returns to Zimbabwe

Jamaica Observer - 3 hours ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from Johannesburg on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a ...and...

President Faure holds bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the SADC Summit

Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles (press release) - 3 hours ago
Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA: President Danny Faure met with the President of Republic of South Africa H.E Jacob Gedleyihkisa Zuma and Mr. David Mbangiseni Mahlobo, Minister of State Security, on the side-lines of the 37th SADC Summit that took place in ...and...

Grace Mugabe returns home pursued by South Africa assault allegation

Nehanda Radio - 4 hours ago
“I hereby recognise the immunities and privileges of the First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Dr Grace Mugabe,” the minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, said in a notice published in South Africa's Government Gazette on Sunday. A Reuters source ...and...

Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe leaves South Africa despite assault claim

Deutsche Welle - 5 hours ago
Mugabe was granted diplomatic immunity despite claims that she assaulted a young model at a hotel in Johannesburg, the South African government announced on Sunday. "I hereby recognize the immunities and privileges of the First Lady of the Republic of ...and...

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