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Eskom Suspended CFO Quits Before Facing S. African Lawmakers

Bloomberg - 60 minutes ago
Eskom is “an organization with deep-rooted problems that have evolved over years” and it would be a mistake “to allow the inquiry to be hijacked by one narrative of one family,” Singh said in...

Hugh Masekela: South Africa's 'Father of Jazz'

BBC News - 1 hour ago
Jazz legend Hugh Masekela first picked up a trumpet in the 1950s: a time when the colour of his skin meant he was no more than a second-class citizen in his own country, South Africa. Over the...

South Africa vs India 2018: What questions surround team selection ahead of the 3rd Test?

Yahoo Cricket (blog) - 1 hour ago
Since Virat Kohli became captain, the team has been going through frequent changes from time to time. Primarily they are going for the 'horses for courses' strategy. But doing that has been...

Hugh Masekela, South African trumpeter and a leading voice in the anti-apartheid movement, dies at 78

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
Hugh Masekela, a South African trumpeter and singer who formed a musical bridge between two continents, mixing American jazz with African folk in records that made him an early avatar of world music...

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$55 million for Mozambique natural gas utilisation

Caj News Africa - 35 minutes ago
MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – AN investment of $55 million (about R698.5 million) is set to enhance the utilisation of Mozambique's natural gas resources to generate power for the country's economic growth and to increase access to electricity. International ...and...

Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV have suppressed viral load in eastern and southern Africa

aidsmap - 2 hours ago
Less than half of adolescent girls and young women with HIV in some of the countries with the highest burden of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa have a fully suppressed viral load on antiretroviral treatment, well below the average for the population as a...

The Future of Gambling in Southern Africa

Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog) - 3 hours ago
Gambling is often a controversial - bordering on scandalous - topic when it comes to laws and regulations outside the United States. A lot of how gambling is treated depends on the social norms of the area, as well as how the culture perceives gambling ...and...

The power dams puzzle

Independent - 3 hours ago
Kampala, Uganda | DECLAN CONWAY | In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief hiatus, there has been renewed interest. Many new construction projects are planned and underway across sub...

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Arrives in Switzerland

Brand South Africa (press release) (blog) - 1 hour ago
Davos, Switzerland – The Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, today arrived in Davos, Switzerland, to lead a high-level government, business and labour delegation to the 2018 World Economic Forum annual meeting ...and...

South Africa: SA Flag Still Flying At Australian Open

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
Despite the early exits of Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen at the Australian Open last week, the South African flag is still flying high at the first Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne. In the Junior Boys' singles, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein ...and...

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Military Veterans Press Statement on Education Support - 2 hours ago
As the DMV matures and builds its capacity to roll out the 11 benefits listed in the Military Veterans Act, there is a serious constraint in our budget allocation. There is a massive increase in the demand for benefits from military veterans as a...

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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act: Annual Compliance ... - 4 hours ago
WBO Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act: Annual Compliance Report Wilson Bayly Holmes - Ovcon Ltd (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number 1982/011014/06) Share code: WBO ISIN: ZAE000009932 BROAD-BASED BLACK ECONOMIC...

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