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UPDATE 2-South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC

Nasdaq - 52 minutes ago
ANC to have major policy conference, leadership conference * Speculation rife that Gordhan's job on the line (Adds details) JOHANNESBURG, Feb 20 (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin...

South Africa's Gordhan sees difficult political year for ruling ANC

Reuters - 1 hour ago
JOHANNESBURG Feb 20 South Africa Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday that among the challenges the country faced was a "difficult political year" for the ruling African National...

Katy Perry, China, Woolly Mammoth, South Africa, Mike Pence, Uber, Lana del Rey, Twin Peaks: HOT LINKS

Towleroad - 2 hours ago
MIKE PENCE. On Michael Flynn: “I was disappointed to learn that the facts that had been conveyed to me by General Flynn were inaccurate.” "I was disappointed to learn that the facts conveyed...

More than 100 injured in train collision in South Africa

FireEngineering.com - 2 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African paramedics say two trains have collided in the capital, Pretoria, injuring more than 100 people. Citing emergency responders, the African News Agency is reporting...

Getting Real: Government About To Publish Guidelines For Medical Marijuana South Africa

AFKInsider - 2 hours ago
Marijuana is illegal in South Africa and everywhere else in Africa, but the country is a step closer to legalizing it for medicinal purposes. The South African government plans to soon publish...

Body of Icelandic Teen Found in South Africa

IcelandReview - 3 hours ago
An Icelandic teen was found dead on Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday morning, Vísir reports. He had been missing since noon on Saturday. The cause of death is not known, but...

Citigroup Fined $5.3 Million in South Africa for Rand Rigging Violations

Finance Magnates - 4 hours ago
This is the first financial punishment handed out by the country's regulator, a move that other banks are expected to follow, although banks affected can appeal to South Africa's Competition...

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Rising sea temperatures are shaping tropical storms in southern Africa

Mail & Guardian Africa - 3 hours ago
Studies over the past half century in southern Africa show that there's been a southward shift in tropical cyclones in the region, and in particular the location of their landfall. One study looked at the records of tropical cyclones in South East ...and...

Infantino to talk, party in southern Africa

Sport24 - 3 hours ago
Johannesburg - FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be in South Africa and Zimbabwe this week to meet African football bosses and attend a birthday party. He has invited all 54 African national football association presidents to Johannesburg for two ...and...

South Africa honors more than 600 dead in WWI ship sinking

LancasterOnline - 5 hours ago
21, 1917, Mendi sinking disaster when a British steamship accidentally rammed the smaller SS Mendi vessel in the channel between Britain and France, killing more than 600 southern African troops on board, most of them black. (AP Photo/Schalk van ...and...

South Africa, European Union Talk Trade

EIN News (press release) - 6 hours ago
The meeting took place in the context of the entry into force of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA group in October 2016. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob ...and...

Armyworm threatens a tenth of Zimbabwe's maize crop – FAO

New Zimbabwe.com - 9 hours ago
HARARE: More than a tenth of Zimbabwe's current maize crop is under threat from a fall armyworm infestation that has affected at least seven countries in the southern African region, the United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organisation has said ...and...

Hayatou gets South African welcome as Infantino joins Ahmad's birthday bash

Inside World Football - 10 hours ago
... Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election is mounting after South African president Jacob Zuma was reported – apparently wrongly – to have formally given his government's backing to Issa Hayatou despite the Council of Southern ...and...

South Africa: Minister Dipuo Peters Calls On Caution On Roads As Tropical Depression Heads West

AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
The Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, urges motorists and public transport drivers to be cautious on the roads as the tropical depression associated with the recent cyclone that affected Southern Africa continued its westward progression and is...

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Zuma not backing Hayatou

Mbalula - 2 hours ago
A CAF statement made the claim after its president met Zuma at the weekend ahead of the African Super Cup match in Pretoria between Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The statement read in part: ...and...

Results of the accelerated book build offering

Business Day (registration) - 6 hours ago
Results of the accelerated book build offering Stor-Age Property REIT Limited Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Registration number 2015/168454/06 Share Code: SSS ISIN ZAE000208963 (Approved as a REIT by the JSE) (“Stor-Age” or “the ...and...

Reviewed interim condensed consolidated financial statements for the six months ended 31 December 2016

Business Day (registration) - 6 hours ago
Reviewed interim condensed consolidated financial statements for the six months ended 31 December 2016 AVENG GROUP (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Company registration number 1944/018119/06 Share codes JSE: AEG ISIN: ZAE ...and...

Dealings in Securities by a Director

Business Day (registration) - 6 hours ago
Dealings in Securities by a Director Accelerate Property Fund Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration number 2005/015057/06 Share code: APF ISIN: ZAE000185815 (“Accelerate” or “the Company”) (Approved as a REIT by the ...and...

Kings Super Rugby Preview

Green and Gold Rugby - 6 hours ago
It's possibly the poorest province in South Africa – there are few obvious inherent commercial strengths to the location for a professional sporting club here. One is Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium which was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The Republic ...and...

South Africa, European Union Talk Trade

EIN News (press release) - 6 hours ago
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies; and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana; agreed that the EPA marked the strengthening of investment relations between South Africa and the EU. The relevance of the EPA was ...and...

Citibank To Pay Nearly R70m In Banks' Collusion Scandal

Huffington Post South Africa (blog) - 7 hours ago
This figure does not exceed 10 percent of Citibank N.A.'s annual turnover in the Republic of South Africa. Citibank N.A. undertook to cooperate with the commission and avail witnesses to assist the prosecution of the other banks that colluded in this ...and...

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