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Court postpones sentencing white farmers in coffin case

Aljazeera.com - 1 hour ago
Middelburg, South Africa - A court has postponed the sentencing of two white farmers found guilty of kidnapping, assault and intent to do grievous bodily harm after they shoved a black man in a...

Platinum miner Lonmin to cut over 1000 jobs in South Africa- union

Reuters - 1 hour ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Platinum miner Lonmin (LMI.L) plans to cut over 1,000 jobs before Christmas, South Africa's Solidarity union said on Monday, due to persistently low commodity prices and rising...

Funerals‚ doctors and a braai

what's costing us more in SA - 2 hours ago
If the escalating cost of stocking up on meat for a weekend braai is enough to send you to in the direction of an early grave be forewarned – funerals are also becoming more pricey in South Africa....

SA lawyers 'illegally' detained in Tanzania

Times LIVE - 2 hours ago
The chances of two South African lawyers arrested on Tuesday in Tanzania being released any time soon are minimal‚ as the east African country is yet to charge them. The lawyers‚ who cannot be...

North Africa: South Africa's next prime export market?

Farmer's Weekly - 2 hours ago
North Africa is a market with rising incomes, a growing number of sophisticated consumers, increasingly open economies, and ever-greater Internet access. Cornelis van der Waal, chief research officer...

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Economic Partnership Agreements Should Support Regional Integration

Deputy Minister Magwanishe - 1 hour ago
He said “that the member states, which include South Africa, of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) managed to keep the custom union together as all the Members of the Union are part of the EPA thus safeguarding the common external customs ...and...

Rhino, elephant poaching declines in Namibia

Reuters - 1 hour ago
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the southern African nation's minister of environment and tourism said on Monday. Namibia has one of the largest black rhino ...and...

Trade liberalization without enhanced production is a recipe for disaster

CNBCAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
Speaking at the official opening of the Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) on “Deepening Regional Integration in Southern Africa: The Role, Prospects and Progress of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), Mr. Adejumobi said without production, trade ...and...

South Africa: Lutheran Church

Celebration of 500 Years Since Launch of Reformation - 2 hours ago
Bishop of the South Eastern Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Southern Africa, Bishop PP Buthelezi; Deans and Pastors who are present at this special celebration; members of the congregation of uMphumulo Mission; Brothers and Sisters in ...and...

The owl fanatic protecting South Africa's urban raptors

News24 - 2 hours ago
Many of the southern African species possess irises of iridescent orange or yellow, but while their colour is striking, it's what the extraordinary orbs can do that is truly amazing. Their size allows for maximum absorption of light during night time...

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US after interests in dividing ME: Zarif to Tillerson

Mehr News Agency - 1 hour ago
The Iranian top diplomat made the remarks at the end of the 13ht meeting of the Joint Commission of Iran and South Africa in Pretoria, in reaction to the latest remarks of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The US diplomat claimed that there are ...and...

13th South African HorrorFest kicks off with Darrell Roodt film

Channel 24 - 3 hours ago
Across the 10-day festival there are three feature length chapters of the Shadow Realm short film collection, bringing you amazing shorts from around the world, from the USA, UK and France, to Brazil, the Czech Republic, Spain and South Africa, these...

Iran-South Africa Joint Commission Held in Pretoria

Tasnim News Agency (press release) - 4 hours ago
He is in Pretoria at the invitation of his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. The 12th meeting of the joint commission was hosted by the Islamic Republic in 2015 during a visit by the South African top diplomat. Zarif's next stop will ...and...

South Africa: High Court Outlaws Corporal Punishment At Home

AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago
Greetings from South Africa, where the South Gauteng High Court ruling has declared parents will no longer be allowed to spank their children. Corporal punishment has previously been outlawed as a punishment in the justice system or in schools, but ...and...

Iran President to Visit South Africa in Coming Months

IFP News - 6 hours ago
The Iranian top diplomat described South Africa as a very close friend of the Islamic Republic. He went on to say that the two countries have great capacities and potentialities for expansion of their relations, but the level of ties has remained low ...and...

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