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South African woman found with 6kg of cocaine in books after arriving at Perth Airport

ABC Online - 2 hours ago
Customs officers have discovered about six kilograms of cocaine hidden in books among a woman's luggage at Perth Airport after she arrived on a flight from Johannesburg. The 32-year-old South...

South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity – report

The Guardian - 4 hours ago
The government source accepted the view widely held by legal experts that Grace Mugabe was not entitled to immunity because she was in South Africa for medical treatment, and said the government was...

South Africa beatable

Zambia Daily Mail - 6 hours ago
ZAMBIA today take on South Africa in the second round return leg of the 2018 Kenya Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) football tournament at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The first match, played...

Reports: South Africa grounds all Air Zimbabwe flights effective immediately

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - 6 hours ago
"It may be like when CAAZ banned Fly Africa. Fly Africa chartered a plane to service all passengers who had paid tickets. Its not exactly the same, but with regards to the UM1 being a private...

Robert Mugabe's Wife Is Probably Going to Get Away With Beating a South African Model With an Extension Cord

Slate Magazine (blog) - 8 hours ago
Her current whereabouts are unknown, but she is reportedly still in South Africa and police have issued a “red alert” on the country's borders to prevent her from leaving. She has asked for...

South Africa has granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

source - 8 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has granted diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a...

S.Africa mulls Grace Mugabe's immunity claim

Independent - 8 hours ago
Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | South African officials were on Friday considering whether to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe over her alleged assault on...

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Grace Mugabe due at S. Africa summit after assault claim

Citizen - 1 hour ago
South African police said she was expected at the two-day Southern African Development Community (SADC) meeting that opens at 9:30 am (0730 GMT), with a “first spouses programme” starting at noon. A closing ceremony on Sunday afternoon includes ...and...

Swaziland Incorporated: 2022 & Beyond

Issue No 6 - 4 hours ago
His Majesty King Mswati III today hands over the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to South Africa's President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria during the 37th SADC Summit. President Zuma will preside over the organisation as ...and...

South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity – report

The Guardian - 4 hours ago
However, the source said Pretoria justified its decision because of other countries in southern Africa that supported South Africa's ruling ANC in the long struggle against apartheid would also see Grace Mugabe's prosecution as a betrayal. “There would ...and...

AirZim flight cancelled at OR Tambo

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - 6 hours ago
Calls to the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) went unanswered. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace is in South Africa for a Southern African Development Community (SADC) meeting underway in Pretoria. Mugabe's ...and...

AfDB Signs Host Country Agreement With South Africa Establishing Southern Africa Regional Development and ...

AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago
African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina and South African Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, signed a Host Country Agreement on Friday, August 18, establishing the Bank's Southern African Regional Development and Business Delivery ...and...

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurs Program in Southern Africa

Naija247news - 6 hours ago
Stanford is expanding two of its successful programs to Southern Africa: the Seed Transformation Program of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, known as Stanford Seed, and the Stanford Go-to-Market program for accelerating ...and...

President attends Sadc summit

The Herald - 7 hours ago
PRESIDENT Mugabe will today join other Heads of State from the region for the two-day 37th Summit of Heads of State of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at OR Tambo Building in Pretoria. President Mugabe, who is one of the founding ...and...

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Decency should trump expedience in South African politics

Gears Of Biz - 3 hours ago
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapise-Nqakula invoked it when she spoke against the motion of no confidence in the president of the Republic in that same Parliament. Even Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is reported to have invoked the ... There ...and...

U-Tech must explain matric defiance

minister - 4 hours ago
A letter dated September 28, 2016 addressed to Magagula stated that the offering of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination in Swaziland and anywhere outside the borders of the Republic of South Africa was not accommodated in policy...

Sierra Leone's Koroma Appeals for Help as Mudslide Death Toll Climbs

World Politics Review - 7 hours ago
Interviews with observers in places like South Africa, Central African Republic and Cote d'Ivoire—all countries with histories of ethnic tension and, in the case of the latter two, recent ethnic conflict—capture the ongoing collapse of American ...and...

Posting of Circular, Notice of General Meeting and Updated Level of Support for The Manco Internalisation

Business Day (registration) - 13 hours ago
Posting of Circular, Notice of General Meeting and Updated Level of Support for The Manco Internalisation TEXTON PROPERTY FUND LIMITED Granted REIT status by the JSE (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration...

Resignation of Non-Executive Director from the Board of Bidvest

Business Day (registration) - 13 hours ago
Resignation of Non-Executive Director from the Board of Bidvest The Bidvest Group Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1946/021180/06) Share code: BVT ISIN ZAE000117321 ("Bidvest" or "the Company") ...and...

Southern Africa: SADC Considers Applications By Comoros, Burundi to Become Members

AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago
Pretoria — One of the key issues to be discussed by the 37th SADC Summit to open 19 August in Pretoria, South Africa is to expand the membership of the regional organization. This follows requests by the Union of Comoros and the Republic of Burundi to ...and...

Gordhan vs Guptas: Oakbay gets a back-handed victory

Daily Maverick - 19 hours ago
“The oath of office you have signed upon your appointment as a minister enjoined you not to divulge directly or indirectly any secret matter entrusted to you,” Zuma's letter said, adding: “The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, and the ...and...

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