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South Africa's rand weaker on firm dollar, finmin woes

Reuters - 59 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG Aug 30 South Africa's rand weakened against the U.S. dollar in early trade on Tuesday, weighed down by a firm greenback and continued concerns that the finance minister could be...

SA: 119/6 | South Africa vs New Zealand 2nd Test, Day 3, Live Updates

Cricket Country - 1 hour ago
LIVE: South Africa 110/6 & (481/8 dec.) vs New Zealand (214), Batting: Vernon Philander 3, Temba Bavuma 29: A decent start for both the teams. Bavuma got an outside edge for four off Southee who...

South Africa vs New Zealand Live Score: 2nd Test, Day 4

News18 - 1 hour ago
Day 3 round-up: South Africa held on to a strong position despite a top-order batting collapse in their second innings on the third day of the second Test against New Zealand on Monday. South Africa...

Biggest African Economies Stall on Politics, Commodity Slump

Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
The global slump in commodity prices and weak demand from the continent's main export partners have hit Nigeria, Africa's second-largest oil producer, and South Africa, where mining produce...

Live Cricket Score of South Africa vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 at Centurion

Cricbuzz - 2 hours ago
South Africa continued to bestride their opponent, New Zealand, in the second Test to end Day 3 with a substantial lead. Ever since the hosts lost the toss and were surprisingly inserted into bat on...

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Black Students Protest 'Racist' Hair Rules - 2 hours ago
High school students in South Africa have protested against black girls being forced by teachers to arrange their hair differently, alleging that they are being made to follow strict style rules that...

South Africa in complete command in Pretoria

Yahoo News - 2 hours ago
PRETORIA, Aug 29 (Reuters) – South Africa slid to 105 for six on the third day of the second and final test against New Zealand on Monday but were still firmly in command at Centurion, holding a...

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SADC: Reverse Downward Slide on Rights

Human Rights Watch - 1 hour ago
(Johannesburg) – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) should take concrete steps to improve respect for human rights among its 15 member countries. SADC heads of state will meet on August 30-31, 2016, in Mbabane, Swaziland, ...and...

AWM360 provides biometrics for Johannesburg Water

IT-Online - 2 hours ago
AWM360, the exclusive distributor of dorma + kaba access control and digital security solutions to the southern Africa market, has completed the rollout of biometric-based time and attendance technology at Johannesburg Water. AWM360 is a...

SADC sets $2.9 billion budget for food aid

Southern Times Africa - 2 hours ago
MBABANE-COUNTRIES in Southern Africa must raise US$2.9 billion to cover the humanitarian needs of about 40 million people, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Just US$393.7 million (about 14 percent) has so far been ...and...

SA steps down from politics, defence organ

Southern Times Africa - 2 hours ago
SOUTH Africa is to end its membership of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) troika on politics, defence and security. “South Africa will cease to be a Member of the Organ Troika on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation on August 30, ...and...

SADC launches 4 publications

Southern Times Africa - 2 hours ago
MBABANE-SOUTHERN Africa remains energy deficient and indicators reveal that access to electricity in rural areas is below 10 percent in most SADC member states, while overall electricity access stands below 40 percent, SADC executive secretary...

Southern Africa: Troika Summit Kicks-Off in Mbabane

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
Mbabane — Extraordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of States Troika on Politics, Defense and Security kicked-off here yesterday. The meeting which expects Tanzania to assume the Chairmanship of the organ ...and...

Sadc is failing to protect human rights

BDlive - 4 hours ago
SOUTHERN African Development Community (Sadc) leaders gather in Mbabane, Swaziland, on Tuesday for the 36th heads of state summit, with the human rights situation across the region in a state of flux. The 1992 Windhoek treaty that established the ...and...

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South Africa: KwaZulu-Natal, Guangdon Explore Economic Cooperation

AllAfrica.com - 1 day ago
"The Presidency feels obliged, in view of the media reports, to make it clear that the courtesy call was directed at consolidating existing bilateral relations between South Africa and the People's Republic of China." It said the suggestion that the ...and...

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Kenya to Attend Tokyo International Conference On African ...

AllAfrica.com - 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has today, 26 August 2016, arrived in Nairobi, in the Republic of Kenya, to participate in the 6th Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). Yesterday, the President could not travel as his ...and...

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

Inc42 Magazine (press release) (blog) - 4 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 5 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 - 5 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...

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