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Fake News, False Info Stokes Xenophobia in South Africa

Voice of America - 2 hours ago
Fake news and misinformation are fueling bloody xenophobic clashes in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent, according to a non-profit that promotes accuracy in African public debate and the...

South Africa's Durban may pull out of hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

africanews - 2 hours ago
South Africa's Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said Durban might not be able to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, disclosing that the latest position is due to cost challenges. Durban was...

Xenophobia in South Africa: 'We Nigerians are not all criminals'

BBC News - 3 hours ago
Nigerian Emmeka Uhanna, 47, is a shop-owner in South Africa's economic hub Johannesburg. He tells the BBC's Pumza Fihlani that he is worried following the recent xenophobic attacks in parts...

Here is how many billionaires live in South Africa

BusinessTech - 3 hours ago
Commercial and residential property group, Knight Frank has published its Wealth Report for 2017, showing the number of high net worth individuals reside in South Africa. The country's band of...

UPDATE 1-South Africa's antitrust watchdog seeks fine for Unilever

Nasdaq - 4 hours ago
(Adds details) JOHANNESBURG, March 1 (Reuters) - South Africa's competition watchdog recommended a fine equivalent to 10 percent of Unilever's <ULVR.L> local turnover for price fixing...

South African coal truck drivers protest against renewables

TODAYonline - 4 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG - Thousands of coal truck drivers descended on South Africa's capital Pretoria on Wednesday to protest against the country's renewable energy program, after President Jacob Zuma...

Nigeria says South Africa deported 97 of its citizens after raids

TODAYonline - 4 hours ago
ABUJA - South Africa has deported 97 Nigerians for various offences following a series of raids, Nigerian officials said on Wednesday, amid heightened bilateral tensions over anti-immigrant violence...

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BAT threatens to close SA's only cigarette plant due to branding regulations

Business Day (registration) - 3 hours ago
The proposed new rules would threaten the financial viability of the operation, Joe Heshu, BAT's head of external affairs in Southern Africa, said in an e-mailed response to questions on Monday. Plain packaging threatens the closure of the factory and ...and...

Consumer Commission to probe Ford SA

Jacaranda FM - 3 hours ago
The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has instituted an investigation into Ford Motor Company Southern Africa and its dealerships for alleged wrongful conduct. Ford Kuga Photo: ford.co.za. The investigation comes after several Ford Kuga 1.6...

Get accredited for waste management training

IMIESA - 7 hours ago
The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is excited to announce their first training session on the impact of human activities on the environment. Join this Level 1 Accredited Waste Management in Midrand from 15 to 16 March...

Don't overlook Africa's tech potential urges Huawei

ITWeb Africa - 7 hours ago
"We have achieved success in partnership with operators in Nigeria and we are replicating that in the rest of Africa. We are working closely with Telkom and MTN in Southern Africa. One request we have for our team is that we must be engaged with the ...and...

South Africa Deports Undocumented Nigerians

Africa Independent Television - 7 hours ago
Home Affairs spokesman Mayihlome Tshwete said that hundreds of undocumented people were deported, the majority of them from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Others included citizens from Pakistan, China,...

Southern Africa: 'SADC Must Self-Fund'

AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
The Southern African Development Community should explore ways to fund its programmes because having development partners bankroll a fraction of its activities is not sustainable, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgar Mbwembwe has said....

A United Kingdom

PGH City Paper - 9 hours ago
In 1947, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), a young man from the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, in southern Africa, is studying in London. Upon his return, he will claim his seat as king of his tribe. But at a dance, he meets Ruth Williams...

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Nigeria/South Africa: The Rise of Bolekaja Diplomatists

The News - 4 hours ago
It bears repeating that in the grand sweep of human affairs, in particular in relation to the fate of black humanity, the only legitimate raison d'etre of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the post-Apartheid Republic of South Africa is their shared ...and...

SA Xenophobic attacks: Ghanaians rescued, Nigerians deported, Congolese warned

africanews - 4 hours ago
Other African countries are also warning their nationals to take precautions while in the rainbow nation. Among them, the Republic of Congo and Ghana. Congo has warned citizens to stay safe whiles Ghana has rescued 18 nationals who sent distress calls ...and...

Nigeria Senate Wants Ties With SA Re-Assessed

AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
These were highlighted as Article 5 of the United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights, Article 4 and 7 of the African Charter on Human and People Rights and sections 11 and 35 of the 1996 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. The ...and...

Poachers, drought, wipe out up to 3 000 rhino

Citizen - 1 day ago
Up to 3 000 rhinoceros – if not more – have been wiped off South Africa's grasslands in the past year thanks to poachers and drought. The latest ... While trying to assimilate those numbers, take note the DEA is also looking for public comment on ...and...

South Africa sets up new visa processing centre in Dubai

gulfnews.com - 1 day ago
The centre was officially inaugurated on February 28, by MK Lekgoro, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa. With South Africa being a popular travel destination for business and leisure travellers the world over, the streamlined and professional ...and...

Disclosure of significant holding of Bidcorp ordinary shares

Business Day (registration) - 1 day ago
Disclosure of significant holding of Bidcorp ordinary shares Bid Corporation Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration number: 1995/008615/06 Share Code: BID ISIN ZAE 000216537 (“Bidcorp” or “the company”) DISCLOSURE OF ...and...

GLONASS terrestrial station goes live in South Africa

TASS - 1 day ago
"Sazhen-TM-BIS station was formally commissioned in the Republic of South Africa," the corporation said. "We are glad to see here the deliverable of our joint thorough work. We are looking forward with optimism and express readiness to participate in...

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