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Learn about 2018 South Africa tour at May 9 presentation

Asheboro Courier Tribune - 1 hour ago
SOUTHERN PINES — Enjoy wildlife safaris, walking tours of quaint seaside villages, meeting and interacting with African elephants, dining under the stars during your stay in a nature conservancy of...

The most-watched TV shows in South Africa

MyGaming - 2 hours ago
The Broadcast Research Council of South Africa (BRCSA) has released its television audience measurements for February 2017. Included in the report is a list of the most-watched shows on SABC 1,2,3,...

Switch off your lights for Earth Hour – Eskom to South Africa

MyBroadband - 3 hours ago
Eskom is urging South Africans to join the global community in raising awareness about climate change by switching their lights off during Earth Hour on Saturday night. “As has been the case over...

South Africa police warn of taxi rape gang in Johannesburg

Citifmonline - 4 hours ago
A boy of 10 was forced to lie face down while his mother was subjected to a four-hour rape ordeal in a Johannesburg taxi, reports from South Africa say. He and his mother were allegedly tricked into...

Eskom calls on South Africa to switch off for Earth Hour

eNCA - 4 hours ago
“Eskom calls on South Africans to switch off for Earth Hour and will be celebrating this hour by using its power to showcase our contribution to South Africa's journey in meeting sustainable...

WATCH: Did you even know these 24 South African flags existed?

News24 - 5 hours ago
Cape Town - South Africa has come a long way. And while the last 20 years has certainly been one of the most important times in our history, there are a lot of things we don't know about...

South Africa's ANC Plans Meeting on Land Reform, News24 Reports

Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
The top decision-making body of South Africa's ruling party will hold a special meeting on land-reform policies, a matter on which the party is divided, News24.com reported. While the ruling...

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'Quiet revolution got rid of Hayatou'

New Zimbabwe.com - 8 hours ago
Jordaan, speaking on Soccer Africa with Sizwe Mabena on Thursday, said the changes in Council of Southern African Football Association (Cosafa) regional presidents, was a precursor to changes at CAF. He added that of the 14 Cosafa regional presidents, ...and...

Zimbabwe floods leave villagers stranded

Aljazeera.com - 9 hours ago
But since heavy rainfall triggered by Tropical Storm Dineo, which left a trail of destruction across parts of southern Africa, damaged the bridge that crossed the Hovi River, that has meant wading and swimming through the river's brown water. For the...

The walk of shame

Chronicle - 17 hours ago
Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa and Cameroon in west Africa have openly stated that teenage pregnancies are replete in those countries, with poverty being blamed for young girls indulging in early sex in the two southern African states as a...

Crop-destroying armyworm caterpillars spread to Uganda

News24 - 21 hours ago
Kampala - A plague of crop-destroying fall armyworm caterpillars has spread to East Africa where officials confirmed their presence for the first time in Uganda on Friday. An outbreak of the caterpillars in several southern African nations has already ...and...

Investors in Southern African Development Community Stripped of International Treaty Protections

Lexology (registration) - 1 day ago
In January 2014, Jones Day reported on the protection offered to foreign investors in Sub-Saharan Africa pursuant to the Southern African Development Community ("SADC") enacted on April 16, 2010. As noted in that Commentary, the SADC Protocol on ...and...

South Africa: Eskom, Namibia Sign Power Agreement

AllAfrica.com - 1 day ago
The sales agreement was signed by the two entities at the 42nd Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) executive committee meeting in Maseru, Lesotho, on Thursday. "Eskom has turned around and we are now open for business, with surplus capacity ...and...

'Surprising new rules' on empowerment are holding investors back, says EU chamber

Business Day (registration) - 1 day ago
The EU Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Southern Africa says uncertainty over SA's broad-based black economic empowerment policies, and the costs of implementing them, are among the top challenges for European investors in the...

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Angola, South Africa, hosts Zambia set to battle for place at FIBA AfroBasket 2017

FIBA - 23 hours ago
The team that wins this qualifier will join African champions Nigeria, FIBA AfroBasket 2017 hosts Republic of Congo, Egypt, Uganda, DR Congo and Mozambique. However, the teams that finish second in Africa Zone 6 groups G and H (Zimbabwe finished ...and...

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Capitec makes first foreign acquisition

Reuters - 1 day ago
Creamfinance has operations in Latvia, Poland, Czech Republic, Georgia, Denmark and Mexico and uses technology and smart data credit scoring methods to lend online, the firm said. Capitec, which benefited from South Africa's rapid growth of loans not ...and...

South Africa: Home Affairs Confirms Receipt of Mokotjo's Application

AllAfrica.com - 1 day ago
Pretoria — The Department of Home Affairs says it has received the application for the resumption of South African citizenship by Netherlands-based soccer player, Kamohelo Mokotjo. This following initial contact with the South African Football ...and...

Panasonic Donates a Total of 1584 Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho

Business Wire India (press release) - 1 day ago
As part of the effort, the company donated a total of 1,584 solar lanterns for the first time to three nonprofit organizations (NGOs) working in the three countries of the Republic of South Africa, Kingdom of Swaziland, and Kingdom of Lesotho. Today, a ...and...

South Africa: A Land Of Thugs And Cutthroats By Abimbola Lagunju

SaharaReporters.com - 2 days ago
When this exercise is applied to the mention of Republic of South Africa, the following words and phrases jump into mind: xenophobia, semi-literate thugs, violence, corrupt leadership, carjacking, rape, inferiority complex and ingrates. South Africa ...and...

Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat Briefing Paper 3: Smuggled South

ReliefWeb - 2 days ago
Unlike in 2008/9, when a strategic bottleneck in the flow of migrants into the Republic of South Africa (RSA) allowed researchers to credibly estimate numbers, no such bottlenecks existed in 2015/16. However critical assessment of Ethiopian...

As the West looks inward, African progress lags

Hawaii Tribune Herald - 2 days ago
Words like “genocide” are seeping out of the situation in South Sudan. Peacekeeping forces are still on site in the Central African Republic, the DRC, Mali and Somalia. The list seems endless. The AU and Africans in general continue to appeal to the ...and...

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