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S. African union leader warns against high TB incidence

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - 15 minutes ago
With an overall increase in ordinary TB rates, South Africa is now facing the devastating threat of a rapidly increasing rate of drug resistant TB (DR TB), said Zwelinzima Vavi, General Secretary of...

S. Africa's unemployment rate runs at 25.5 pct

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - 15 minutes ago
CAPE TOWN, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The unemployment rate in South Africa is running at 25.5 percent as the country's economic growth is insufficient to address poverty and inequality, finance minister...

Life expectancy in S. Africa stands at 61 years: report

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - 15 minutes ago
According to the Statistics South Africa's latest Mid-year Population Estimates report, the rise in life expectancy can be attributed to the fact that the number of AIDS related deaths is...

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International Cricket Council - 25 minutes ago
Hashim Amla of South Africa has returned to the top three, Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews has achieved a career-best ranking and Ian Bell of England has earned a place in the top 20 of the latest...

Jacques Kallis: A Modern-Day Legend

Sports Mole - 29 minutes ago
Kallis made his Test debut 19 years ago against England, but his scratchy form in the early stages of his time in the South African side would soon be forgotten as he went on to write his name in the...

British woman murdered at her South African safari lodge

Telegraph.co.uk - 31 minutes ago
A teacher by profession, she had travelled the world prior to settling in South Africa, teaching English to children in international schools in Europe, the Middle East and China. Mrs Sergison added:...

Oscar Pistorius sells Pretoria home where his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was ...

NEWS.com.au - 31 minutes ago
The defence and prosecution will publicly present their closing arguments in his murder case on August 7 and 8, after which Judge Thokozile Masipa will issue her verdict. There is no trial by jury in...

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Southern Africa

SADC Urged to Use New Media Spearhead Development - 12 hours ago
Harare, 30 July: The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has urged civil society organisations to utilise new media technologies to promote and advance development initiatives. MISA made the call at the ongoing SADC Civil Society Forum in Harare, ...and...

Top DfID implementing partner wins HIV prevention project

Devex - 9 hours ago
HIV education presentation at a local community in Swaziland. DfID's Southern Africa Regional HIV Prevention Evidence program aims to improve evidence-based HIV prevention programming for vulnerable groups, including LGBTI and...

Zimbabwe's policies to encourage banks both large and small

The Africa Report - 9 hours ago
Oppositionists and some business leaders had criticised his predecessor, Gideon Gono, as a banker for the top echelons of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) elite. Mangudya worked at the RBZ as an economist from...

SADC Summit

Zim's Time to Refocus - 11 hours ago
The theme for the Sadc Summit, which Zimbabwe is hosting in Victoria Falls this month, is forward-looking and expresses a keenness by the regional bloc to act on an issue that has remained unresolved since the end of colonialism more than 40 years ago.and...

US$86 000 Tent for SADC Summit

AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
Southern Africa: U.S.$86 000 Tent for SADC Summit. tweet. share. Google+. email. more. By Elias Mambo and Wongai Zhangazha. PREPARATIONS for the 34th Sadc Summit to be held in Victoria Falls are at an advanced stage with the cash-strapped ...and...

Rio Tinto Sees 92% Loss In Mozambique Assets Sale

Ventures Africa - 11 hours ago
VENTURES AFRICA- Two years after its first coal export in Mozambique, Australia-based iron ore producer, Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its main business in the Southern African country to a consortium of Indian state-run companies, International Coal ...and...

COMESA calls for improved leather tanning processes

postzambia.com - 12 hours ago
During the fourth biennial conference of stakeholders in agriculture and Network of Universities in Maputo last Friday, COMESA secretary general Sindiso Ngwenya told delegates that Africa's potential to become competitive in the leather sector depended...

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Senators and South Africa

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - 8 hours ago
... a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on nuclear diplomacy with Iran, speakers made several references to South Africa's nuclear past and what it means for the six powers trying to negotiate a verification agreement with the Islamic Republic.and...

BRICS bank will support infrastructure and sustainable development: Sitaraman

domain-B - 9 hours ago
The BRICS Development Bank, proposed to be set up by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) at their summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil on 15 July, aims to utilise resources at the disposal of these countries to support infrastructure and sustainable ... The bank will be established...

DEPUTY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA TO ATTEND INAUGURATION ...

StarAfrica.com - 1 day ago
PRETORIA, South Africa, 31 July 2014 / PRN Africa / — Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, 01 August 2014, depart South Africa to represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of the President-Elect, Mahomed Ould Abdel Aziz ...and...

EFF Rejects the US-Africa Leadership Summit

AllAfrica.com - 2 days ago
The USA has invited Morocco which is not a member of the AU, and excluded the Saharawi Republic which is a member of the AU, totally undermining the continental collective effort to end Morocco's illegal occupation. ... It is also confirmation of the long standing suspicion by the people of the...

South Africa's Exxaro takes $543 mln write-down on Congo project

Reuters Africa - 2 days ago
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African mining group Exxaro has taken a 5.8 billion rand ($543 million) write-down on its Mayoko iron ore project in the Republic of Congo after failing to reach port and rail agreements, the company said on Wednesday.and...

Ubuntu and the law: promoting good faith and fairness in contracts

Lexology (registration) - 3 days ago
The Constitutional Court, the highest Court in South Africa, which has now been given wider jurisdiction to hear matters of public importance has, due to an amendment to the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, recently handed down a judgment ...and...

Marine Cargo Vessel Inspection Surveyors and Consultancy in South Africa

Maritime Professional (blog) - 3 days ago
AIM is Agriculture – Industry – Marine Control Inspection Group in South Africa, which one of the world's leading trade inspection in South Africa, trade security and certification companies in South Africa, operating in close to 100 countries. .... Rica South Africa Cuba Cyprus Czech...

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