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South Africa trials a potential cure for common — & sometimes deadly — pregnancy complication

Times LIVE - 44 minutes ago
Pre-eclampsia is where the placenta releases toxins in the body that can damage blood vessels and lead to organ failure in pregnant women. It also causes high blood pressure in pregnant women‚...

I had overstayed my welcome in the South African Premier League-Edwin Gyimah

Ghanasoccernet.com - 47 minutes ago
Ghana and former Orlando Pirates defender Edwin Gyimah claims his decision to say good bye to Orlando Pirates was because he was no long feeling the love from the club. The centre back who plays also...

India, South Africa ready for final of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017

International Cricket Council - 48 minutes ago
Both India and South Africa reach the final on a high, India defeating Pakistan by seven wickets and South Africa beating Ireland by 36 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method in a rain-reduced...

South Africa's Steinhoff and Shoprite scrap merger plan

Reuters Africa - 49 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Steinhoff and grocery retailer Shoprite have called off a deal to create an African retail giant, they said on Monday, following opposition from some...

Lighthouse Festival South Africa 2017 Preview

Indie Shuffle Music News (blog) - 53 minutes ago
Following successful events in years past, Lighthouse Festival, which are normally based on some Croatian island, is bringing their full production to Cape Town. Taking place on a humble beach in the...

Sweet taste of victory for Lawrie in South Africa

Aberdeen Evening Express - 1 hour ago
Paul Lawrie won his first title since 2012 with victory at the Dimension Data Pro-Am in South Africa. The Aberdonian won by a single shot after carding five-under-par on his final round. The 1999...

Sale of South Africa's Steinhoff to Shoprite terminated, shares rise

Nasdaq - 1 hour ago
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - South Africa'sSteinhoff's <SNHJ.J> <SNHG.DE> and grocery retailer Shoprite <SHPJ.J> have called off a potential deal to create an African...

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[Press Release] Apply now to be part of Google Developers Launchpad Start at JoziHub

htxt.africa - 29 minutes ago
Startups based in South Africa and Southern Africa have until 24 February to apply to be part of Launchpad Start Johannesburg. The one week problem-solving bootcamp for early stage startups will take place with partner JoziHub from 27 to 31 March 2017.and...

PICS: Dineo devastation in Mozambique and its real affects in SA

News24 - 31 minutes ago
Cape Town - Last week the eastern coast of southern Africa was hit by the deadly cyclone Dineo, killing seven people, injuring more than 55 and displacing over 100 000 when it battered Mozambique. The National Institute of Disaster Management said that ...and...

Southern Africa Growing Season 2016-2017: Recovery Hampered by Floods and Drought?

Reliefweb - 2 hours ago
Good performance of the current growing season (October 2016 - April 2017) is badly needed for Southern Africa after two consecutive El Nino induced droughts that led to unprecedented levels of food insecurity. • The growing season is now well...

Armyworm invasion threatening southern Africa's crops

Timesonline.com - 2 hours ago
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization coordinator for the region David Phiri, warns that an invasion of armyworms is stripping Southern Africa of key food crops and could spread to other parts of the continent, during an emergency meeting Tuesday ...and...

Africa travel industry on show in April

Bizcommunity.com - 2 hours ago
Africa travel industry on show in April Focusing on the meetings industry in Africa, ibtm africa has announced a collaboration with both the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI), as well as Meetings magazine. The latter will ...and...

BotAsh: Untapped manufacturing, processing hub

WeekendPost (press release) - 3 hours ago
Kebonang who toured the largest producer of salt and soda ash in Southern Africa this past week, said it is imperative for authorities and mine leadership to start coming up with product diversity and Sowa economic diversification strategies as soon...

Thabane Says The SADC Isn't Protecting Lesotho Exiles While There Were 'People Baying For Our Lives'

Huffington Post South Africa (blog) - 5 hours ago
They went back to Lesotho on Sunday last week after two years of self-imposed exile in South Africa. SADC facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa was in the mountainous kingdom last week, and according to the report, he said the government had guaranteed the ...and...

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African press review 20 February 2017

RFI - 3 hours ago
Does South Africa need an expensive bronze statue of Jacob Zuma? As foreigners are targeted in attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria, southern African papers ask if the Rainbow Republic is on the verge of another wave of xenophobia. And Grace Mugabe ...and...

Daiya 'Youth Center' win Mandela tourney

Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - 5 hours ago
KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19: Daiya Youth Center team won the first edition of Nelson Mandela Football Tournament organized by Sports for All Department in the Public Authority for Sports, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in...

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra presents 'Strings Attached'

Wicked Local Rochester - 5 hours ago
Meyer is the 2012 American Prize Winner in Orchestral Conducting, and has guest conducted orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, South Africa, the Czech Republic, and Germany and has led many world and U.S. premieres. [Photo/Richard Van ...and...

CAF election: President Zuma backs Hayatou

The Eagle Online - 22 hours ago
South African Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula; South African Football Association President, Danny Jordaan; and Mamelodi Sundowns President, Patrice Motsepe, were present at the meeting, which took place few hours to the kickoff of the ...and...

NBA announces Africa Game 2017

sportal.co.nz - 1 day ago
... Gallo Fall, who were joined by NBA Africa Game 2017 players Bismack Biyombo (Orlando Magic; Democratic Republic of the Congo), CJ McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers; U.S.) and Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets; Democratic Republic of the Congo).and...

CAF President receives support from Jacob Zuma

Boxscore - 1 day ago
During the audience, the CAF President, on his own behalf and on behalf of the organization, expressed gratitude to the South African authorities for the decisive support given to the development of African football over the past 20 years, notably the ...and...

NBA Is Heading Back To South Africa: Date Announced For NBA Africa Game 2017

CBS Local - 2 days ago
NBA Is Heading Back To South Africa: Date Announced For NBA Africa Game 2017 ... Managing Director for Africa, Amadou Gallo Fall, who were joined by NBA Africa Game 2017 players Bismack Biyombo (Orlando Magic; Democratic Republic of the Congo), CJ ...and...

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