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Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence for girlfriend's murder increased from six to 13 years

Stuff.co.nz - 1 hour ago
Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence has been more than doubled to 13 years and five months, in a surprisingly dramatic intervention by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal in the Olympic...

Oscar Pistorius sees sentence doubled by South African Supreme Court

London Free Press - 2 hours ago
Oscar Pistorius, appears in the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, June 13, 2016 for sentencing proceedings. An appeals court found Pistorius guilty of murder, and not culpable homicide...

Oscar Pistorius' brother 'heartbroken' as Paralympian's murder sentence is doubled

Sky News - 2 hours ago
The court has now given Pistorius the minimum 15-year sentence for murder in South Africa, less time he has already served. Tania Koen, a spokeswoman for the Steenkamp family, said: "This is an...

UPDATE 1-South African rand slips before key ratings reviews, stocks flat

Kitco News - 3 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, Nov 24 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand was weaker against the dollar on Friday ahead of ratings decisions that could see the country's debt downgraded to junk and kicked-out of...

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Zimbabwe's new president vows to revive democracy, economy

The Mercury News - 25 minutes ago
Zimbabwe's newly inaugurated president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said democratic elections will be held on time next year and pledged to lead the revival of the economically distressed southern African nation. “We dare not squander this moment,” ...and...

Flames tumble on FIFA ranking; positioned 126 from 116

The Maravi Post - 2 hours ago
Malawi has also slipped on the continental ladder to position 34 while being placed sixth in Southern Africa out of 14 teams. About 206 national teams have been ranked in the world and 54 in Africa according to their performance in the field of play...

Southern Africa: Joint Meeting of SADC Ministers Responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and ...

AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago
SADC Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Tourism met from 23 to 24 November 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa to review the overall state and performance, as well as new development in the ...and...

Militaries belong in the barracks

Mmegi Online - 3 hours ago
Southern African militaries must not be deluded to think that the emotional and possibly delusional applause given to the Zimbabwe military is a ratification of the principle the military professed to be defending. The result would be what we see in ...and...

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Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits SA

The Herald - 51 minutes ago
Lourenco and South Africa's Zuma, the leaders of the region's two largest military powers, also are expected to discuss leadership succession plans for regional neighbours Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo. They'll want to ensure a calm ...and...

In SADC, the interests of ruling parties come first

The Zimbabwe Mail - 1 hour ago
Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila (L) listens to deliberations during the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) at the Commonwealth Resort Hotel Munyonyo in the capital of Kampala August 8, 2012. African ...and...

Southern Africa: Joint Meeting of SADC Ministers Responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and ...

AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago
Finally, Ministers thanked His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa and current Chair of SADC, the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa for hosting this important joint meeting of Ministers responsible ...and...

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma

Opening Remarks During Official Talks With President João Manuel Gonçalves ... - 3 hours ago
... Comrade President, and your esteemed delegation to South Africa on the occasion of your historic State Visit. I thank you for graciously accepting our invitation to visit us so soon after your election as President of the Republic of Angola, making ...and...

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