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South Africa's ruling ANC is facing its sternest test. From the inside

The Conversation AU - 2 hours ago
South Africa is in the aftermath of the 2016 local government elections. Math has been the order of the day as parties have fought for local councils in “anyone but the ANC” coalitions, claiming...

MATCH REPORT

cricket.com.au - 3 hours ago
India A are batting first in their one-day match against South Africa A in Mackay. The South Africans elected to bowl first in a match they need to win to stay in touch with the shock table leaders...

South Africa faces the shock of real democracy

The Times (subscription) - 4 hours ago
Just six weeks ago South Africa's complacent president, Jacob Zuma, was telling rural voters that the African National Congress would rule until Jesus Christ returned. He had heard some people...

Going back to “Graceland”: Revisiting Paul Simon's fraught and tuneful South African album

Salon - 4 hours ago
An aging musician, whose last album had bombed and whose taste seemed to belong to the past, dug enthusiastically into a musical form that few Americans knew about and made it almost instantly...

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospital

WTOP - 4 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's family foundation says that he has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a...

South Africa's Tutu checks into hospital for infection

Nation News - 5 hours ago
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu arrives to cast his vote during the local governement elections in Milnerton, Cape Town, August 3, 2016. (Reuters). MORE ARTICLES. Khadijah's special touch Read...

South Africa's Desmond Tutu hospitalised for recurrent illness

The Straits Times - 6 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - South Africa's retired archbishop Desmond Tutu was on Wednesday (Aug 24) hospitalised for a nagging infection, one of his daughters said. The 84-year-old Nobel Peace laureate...

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Sadc overhauls Secretariat

The Herald - 4 hours ago
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is reviewing its organisational structure to ensure that it adequately responds to new and emerging issues in the region's revised development blueprint. An extraordinary SADC Summit held in...

Africa's vibrant fashion scene captured in pictures

The Straits Times - 6 hours ago
NEW YORK • On one of the largest cable bridges in southern Africa, hundreds of the fashion elite had gathered at about midnight to watch David Tlale's highly anticipated autumn 2011 show. To commemorate the occasion, he shut down the Nelson...

Are Southern Africa's Liberation Movements in Crisis? | The ...

The Zimbabwe Daily - 8 hours ago
The ANC is slumping in South Africa and President Mugabe has critics all around in Zimbabwe. Change is in the air. Dr Alex Vines OBE. It really is a tough time ...and...

Zimbabwe import ban a blow to SADC free-trade plans

The Zimbabwe Mail - 13 hours ago
Research by the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre suggests that the SADC's informal cross-border traders are a case in point. With this in mind, it is possible to reflect on how the actions and policies of an SADC member state can ...and...

Zambians feel pinch as election row delays moves to revive economy

CNBCAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
Consumer inflation in the southern African country of 16 million people has nearly tripled to 20 percent year-on-year from 7 percent a year ago, and unemployment has jumped to 13.3 percent, driven by mine closures. Downtown Lusaka bears testimony to ...and...

Zimbabwe on the verge of important transition

Annan, Tutu and others - 11 hours ago
The Elders, an independent think-tank of global leaders founded by Nelson Mandela have called on leaders in the southern Africa region to support a smooth transition in Zimbabwe. According to the group, leaders of the Southern African Development ...and...

Trace launching 3 new music channels in Africa

Advanced Television - 12 hours ago
Trace's CEO, Olivier Laouchez, said: “TRACE is already the leading music brand in Africa. These 3 new localized music channels will help promote more artists from the 3 biggest music hubs of Africa and they will better serve the strong need of the ...and...

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President Zuma sends condolences to Italy following Deadly Earthquake

EIN News (press release) - 13 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma, has today, Wednesday, 24 August 2016, on behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, extended the country's deepest condolences to the Republic of Italy following the earthquake that struck central Italy, in the ...and...

Thirty-Seven South African Students head to Beijing

AfricanBrains - 13 hours ago
The students will be heading to China at the end of August as part of an educational exchange program between South Africa and the People's Republic of China. The chosen thirty-seven will be continuing their studies in areas such as engineering...

Turkey targets Gulen-inspired projects around the world

The Republic - 17 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG — In past years, big names in South Africa picked up the annual Gulen Peace Award, a local accolade inspired by a Turkish preacher who has been blamed by Turkey for an attempted coup last month. Both Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu ...and...

South Africa: Presidency On Preparations for Special Funeral of Reverend Makhenkesi Stofile

AllAfrica.com - 15 hours ago
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the eulogy at the funeral, replacing President Jacob Zuma, who will travel to Nairobi, in the Republic of Kenya to participate in the 6th Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development ...and...

Ross Poultry Breeders Celebrates 45 Years as Ross Distributor in South Africa

ThePoultrySite.com - 1 day ago
Astral recently hosted a group of Aviagen® executives for a meeting at its headquarters in Pretoria to recognize Ross Poultry Breeders significant contribution to the success of the Ross brand in Republic of South Africa. Aviagen CEO Jan Henriksen...

Pakistan-South Africa relations progressing in diverse fields: Siddiqui

Dispatch News Desk - 1 day ago
Irfan Siddiqui, who is presently on an official visit to the Republic of South Africa, held a detailed meeting with the Deputy Foreign Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo of South Africa at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO ...and...

South Africa and ArcelorMittal forge steel pricing agreement

Reuters - 2 days ago
In future, when ArcelorMittal South Africa changes its flat steel prices, it will have to use a transparent mechanism based on the forecast basket prices of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment, as well as vehicle and other transport ...and...

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