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Lafarge South Africa fires workers following stoppages

Global Cement - 40 minutes ago
South Africa: Lafarge South Africa has dismissed around 200 employees from some of the company's sites, including its cement plant in Lichtenburg, following several 'illegal' work...

Ochaya invited to South Africa for trials

New Vision - 45 minutes ago
If he succeeds, he will join other Ugandan players who are featuring for different clubs in South Africa. These include; Uganda Cranes captain Geoffrey Massa who plays for Bloemfontein Celtics, Denis...

South Africa: Direct People Involvement in Municipal Budget Making

AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
Protests and insurgency have become widespread and intensely worrying. Any road at any time can become a battle zone full of danger for whoever happens to be innocently on that road when the protest...

UCT's Absurd Reasoning Spits in the Face of the SA Muslim Community

AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
University of Cape Town (UCT) management has, once again, managed to shove its foot firmly within its own mouth. This time to the point where its toes are likely tickling its own tonsils. Here's...

Munster sign South African second-row to a three-year deal

Newstalk 106-108 fm - 1 hour ago
The influx of South African talent to Thomond Park is continuing with the news that Munster have signed 22-year-old Jean Kleyn. The second-row lock joins the province on a three-year deal from the...

African press review 25 July 2016

RFI - 1 hour ago
One of the Niger Delta region's largest militant groups holds talks with the Nigerian government following more oil pipeline explosions. South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance slams...

Munster sign South African lock Jean Kleyn

RTE.ie - 1 hour ago
The 22-year-old South African became a key player with Western Province before going on to secure regular game-time with Super Rugby side the Stormers from 2014, making 17 appearances. In making the...

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Staying the Course, Despite a Relative Economic Slow Down

BusinessGhana - 30 minutes ago
In 2015, East Africa recorded its highest share of FDI across Africa, achieving 26.3% of total projects. Southern Africa remained the largest investment region on the continent, although projects were down 11.6% from 2014 levels. The West Africa region ...and...

Hurricane Electric launches its first African PoP

Capacity Media (registration) - 44 minutes ago
“Hurricane Electric is excited to be expanding into Africa with our first point of presence and is well-positioned to meet the needs of the growing Southern African ICT sector,” said Mike Leber, president of Hurricane Electric. “Going forward ...and...

Southern Africa: Zambia Book Semis Spot At Cosafa Under-17 Championships

AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago
Zambia became the first side to book their place in the semifinals of the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships after a comprehensive 3-0 win over Malawi on Sunday. Zambia ensured they would not finish outside the top two in Group B, while Kenya kept ...and...

Westcon-Comstor awarded African Distributor of the Year by Ruckus Wireless

ITWeb - 3 hours ago
Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, the value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data centre, has received the award as 2015 African Distributor of the Year from vendor partner Ruckus ...and...

WAEMU stays afloat on trade

CPI Financial - 4 hours ago
Within certain regions, such as the West African Economic and Monetary Union, WAEMU (or by its French acronym, UEMOA), the East African Community (EAC), Southern African Development Community (SADC) or the Common Market for Eastern and ...and...

SADC lags behind in broadcasting migration

Southern Times Africa - 5 hours ago
Windhoek – The Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) is still faced with a host of challenges to implement a SADC TV Bouquet and Content Creation for multimedia broadcasting in the region, according to Ellen Dantago !Nanuses,...

Honeyguides, humans share sweet, special bond

Times LIVE - 7 hours ago
It has long been known that, in many parts of Southern Africa, humans and greater honeyguides can work together to find bees' nests from which the humans collect honey and the birds eat the honeycomb wax. A study in Mozambique by the universities of ...and...

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Africa's $100 Billion Infrastructure Gap: Africa Must Seize Moment On New Development Bank – Analysis

Eurasia Review - 1 day ago
This is particularly important for a country like South Africa where substantial financial resources in the private sector are not being meaningfully channelled towards infrastructure development, thus creating a disconnect between the government's ...and...

Vodacom Customer Numbers Fall on African Regulator Scrutiny

Bloomberg - 4 days ago
Vodacom Group Ltd. said customer numbers fell in the first quarter as authorities in international markets that include Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo made changes to the way the company registers subscribers. Group active customers ...and...

Prince Harry says world must revive urgency in AIDS fight

The Republic - 4 days ago
DURBAN, South Africa — Prince Harry is warning against complacency in the fight against AIDS, saying inaction has set in as the epidemic has drifted from the headlines and people live longer with the disease. The British prince spoke Thursday with...

What are the best business ideas in Africa?

NAIJ.COM - 4 days ago
Being guided by economy level indicators, and also by development of other financial and economic spheres of the countries of African continent, the Republic of South Africa occupies the top place in this list. About a third of GDP and also almost a ...and...

Elton John: LGBT people must be part of AIDS fight

The Republic - 5 days ago
DURBAN, South Africa — British musician Elton John on Wednesday committed money for protecting LGBT people in Africa, saying that leaving them behind in the fight against AIDS will only increase the spread of the disease. The rock star spoke at a ...and...

'A watershed day for the credibility of the SABC'

Independent Online - 5 days ago
Johannesburg - The Campaign to Save our SABC on Wednesday released a statement calling the successful interdict by the Helen Suzman Foundation, against the South African Broadcasting Corporation, a “watershed day for independence and credibility of the ...and...

South Africa: Minister Siyabonga Cwele

Signing Ceremony With Huawei On ICT Skills Development and Technology ... - 5 days ago
Thank you for joining us at this historic occasion as we continue to consolidate the enduring partnership between our country, South Africa, and the People's Republic of China. This partnership is led by the Presidents of both countries and their ...and...

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