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Fox Valley Tech students from South Africa head home to help with unemployment

WBAY - 5 hours ago
Two students from South Africa came to Fox Valley Tech to learn about information technology. But that was just one part of the community college initiative exchange program. "We need to do...

The Dead Are Bidding for Government Business in South Africa

Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
South Africa's National Treasury has discovered about 12,000 dead people in its register of companies that do business with the state. This is among the outcomes of a clean-up of the information...

ISS Today: Are Islamic State returnees a risk for South Africa?

Daily Maverick - 6 hours ago
An estimated 40,000 individuals from 110 countries – including South Africa – travelled to ISIS-held territories to join the group. Countries are understandably concerned over the security...

South African Man Crushed To Death By Wounded Elephant

WUNC - 6 hours ago
A South African professional hunter died Friday after being crushed by an elephant after the animal was fatally shot on a game reserve in Zimbabwe. 51-year-old Theunis Botha was leading a hunting...

South African refinery blast injures 11, some operations halted

Citizen TV (press release) - 6 hours ago
A blast on Monday at South Africa's Natref oil refinery injured 11 people and forced the shutdown of operations close to the 108,000 barrel per day facility but production at the main refinery...

Well-Known South African Game Hunter Dies After Elephant Falls On Him

NBCNews.com - 6 hours ago
A well-known South African game hunter died after an elephant ravaged by gunshots collapsed on him at a Zimbabwe animal reserve on Friday, according to local authorities. While on a 10-day hunting...

South African team performs second successful penis transplant

UPI.com - 7 hours ago
May 22 (UPI) -- Doctors at a hospital in South Africa have performed their second successful penis transplant, making them the first facility to perform two of the complicated operations. The team...

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Maize price expected to reduce – PMRC

Zambia Daily Mail - 5 hours ago
THE Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) anticipates the market price for maize in the Southern Africa region in the 2016/17 marketing season to reduce further from the current US$290 per tonne due to the expected increase in production in the ...and...

SOS pledges to help integrate children in foster families

The New Times - 5 hours ago
SOS Children's Villages will strive to ensure all children in the country are integrated in family set up, the international director for the Eastern and Southern Africa Region of the NGO has said. Dereje Wordofa said on Sunday during the silver...

Chesterfield man finds his calling Africa, combining music and conservation

Mooresville Tribune - 6 hours ago
He and his buddy Chris Volosevich had landed in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, a landlocked country in southern Africa where they were working out the cobwebs of jet lag, assimilating themselves into a culture Paullin has grown to appreciate, digging...

East African to Indian Ocean Container Trade to Grow by 7 Million TEUs by 2020 says Dynamar

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - 6 hours ago
Dynamar B.V. of Alkmaar, The Netherlands, has recently issued another report in its Container Markets and Trades series: the fourth biennial edition of the “East & Southern Africa (worldwide) Container Trades”. Salient details and some of the ...and...

ABN Events opens nomination for 7th AABLA

News Ghana - 9 hours ago
It will be the seventh year that Africa's largest business award will host a series of regional award ceremonies in East, West and Southern Africa, before crowning an All Africa winner at a Grand Finale in November 2017. The annual AABLA™ are set to...

South Africa downgrade could affect the region suggest experts

Coastweek - 9 hours ago
By Ndumiso Mlilo JOHANNESBURG South Africa (Xinhua) -- South Africa was downgraded to sub-investment grade and it would affect the Southern African region, said experts on Friday in Johannesburg. The experts were discussing the effects of possible ...and...

Big game hunter crushed to death by fatally wounded elephant

Travel+Leisure - 9 hours ago
A big game hunter was crushed to death by a fatally wounded elephant while on safari in Zimbabwe last week. Theunis Botha was a 51-year-old big game hunter who led hunts in southern Africa. He was leading a group through Good Luck Farm near ...and...

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The US has a big stake in Africa's success

Moneyweb.co.za - 5 hours ago
Troops mutiny in Ivory Coast. Ebola resurfaces in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Zambia jails its most prominent opposition leader. Corruption deepens in South Africa. These recent headlines are a reminder that terrorism and violent extremism aren't ...and...

South Africa: Deputy Minister Mcebisi Skwatsha

Rural Development and Land Reform Dept Budget Vote 2017-18 - 12 hours ago
On the 29th of June 2014, the President of the Republic of South Africa signed into law the Property Valuation Act, Act No.17 of 2014 ("PVA") and it came into effect on the 1st of August 2015. The Act provides for, the establishment, functions and ...and...

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Congratulates President of Iran On His Election Victory

AllAfrica.com - 14 hours ago
His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, who has won the Iranian presidential elections held on Friday, 19 May 2017. The election victory will see President ...and...

South Africa, a Mafia Shadow State? | Daily Maverick

Daily Maverick - 1 day ago
The almost daily disclosures about the shenanigans of ANC politicians and their redeployed government bureaucrats reveal that our beloved country is being ...and...

Japan come from behind to beat South Africa

FIFA.com - 2 days ago
Japan came from behind and claimed all three points in a 2-1 win over South Africa in Group D at Suwon World Cup Stadium at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017. Grant Margeman opened the scoring for Amajita in the seventh minute when he ...and...

Sithole bubbles with confidence

The Herald - 5 days ago
After missing two opportunities, an automatic qualification during the regional qualifiers against Mozambique and a defeat to South Africa in the play-offs, Zimbabwe now face Chad and the Central African Republic in an additional qualifier to replace ...and...

South Africa: Premier Willies Mchunu On Hosting of Tourism Indaba

AllAfrica.com - 6 days ago
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has expressed his appreciation on behalf of the people of KwaZulu-Natal to the President of President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Mr J.G Zuma and the entire national cabinet. This after Zuma ...and...

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