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Heroic Fur Seal Attacks and Eats Five Blue Sharks; Baffles Scientists

Yibada (English Edition) - 10 minutes ago
A recent study published in the African Journal of Marine Sciences said this predatory behavior by the seal could also have important implications for our understanding of the food chain in the open...

South Africa and Fiji reach Hong Kong Sevens World Series quarter-finals with ...

Insidethegames.biz - 17 minutes ago
Fiji sealed their place in the quarter-finals after they earned comfortable wins over Belgium South Africa and Fiji both booked their place in the quarter-finals of the HSBC Sevens World Series Hong...

S African utility Eskom fires 1000 striking workers

domain-B - 19 minutes ago
South Africa's state-owned electricity utility Eskom, which has been reeling under poor performance, strikes and management problems yesterday fired 1,000 contract workers at its new Medupi power...

Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart in THE DAILY SHOW?

Broadway World - 29 minutes ago
South African comedian Trevor Noah (@TrevorNoah) has hosted numerous television shows in his native country, including South Africa's music, television and film awards, the South African Comedy...

Eskom could throw SA into economic catastrophe

Ventures Africa - 37 minutes ago
On Wednesday this week, Lynne Brown, South Africa's Minister of Public Enterprises, speaking in parliament, said the power outages were costing the country's economy between R20 billion ($1.7...

Mercedes-Benz to Launch Pickup Truck

24/7 Wall St. - 45 minutes ago
Saying that the market is “primed” for a new mid-size pickup truck from a premium manufacturer, Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and vans, said on Friday that it will expand its product line...

'The Housemaid's Daughter' is South Africa's version of 'The Help'

Ahwatukee Foothills News - 47 minutes ago
Mutch's debut novel was inspired by her grandmother's migration from Ireland to South Africa in the early 1900s to marry her grandfather after a five-year engagement. They settled in Cradock...

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South Africa's Benedict Daswa to be beatified 13 September 2015

Vatican Radio - 2 hours ago
The Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference have announced Friday that Benedict Daswa will be beatified on 13 September 2015 at Thohoyandou Venda in Limpopo, South Africa. The Beatification Mass will be celebrated by Pope...

West Africa sees highest reported 2014 profit margins

CNBCAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
“The next most profitable region is Southern Africa, where 57 per cent of respondents reported an operating profit margin above 10 per cent.” It added that executives reported East African operations as having the highest percentage of losses, at 15 per...

Police seize 20 'hot cars' in Malawi, dozens arrested in Sarpco crackdown

Nyasa Times - 9 hours ago
About 20 cars including luxury vehicles have been impounded and dozens of people arrested on various offences. The crackdown targeted vehicles reported stolen in Africa and sold to unsuspecting buyers locally under Southern Africa Regional Police ...and...

PM off to COMESA Summit in Ethiopia

The Swazi Observer - 13 hours ago
Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini yesterday jetted out of the country to represent His Majesty King Mswati III during the 18th Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Summit of Heads of State and Governments in Addis Ababa,...

Regional bloc to establish university of regional integration

spyghana.com - 15 hours ago
... of a COMESA Virtual University that will work with a network of universities in a collaborative initiative aimed at enhancing the generation and dissemination of research related to regional integration, said a statement from the African Union (AU) on...

Eat Out hosts dinners in aid of Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa

Media Update - 1 day ago
Stop Hunger Now SA was established in 2009 with the mission to end hunger in Southern Africa. The organisation focuses on transformation through education and ensures that learners are fed, while at the same time holding learners, parents and educators ...and...

RETOSA to host Southern Africa youth in tourism conference

eTurboNews - 17 hours ago
The Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) will be hosting the Southern Africa youth in tourism conference on April 23 and 24, 2015 at the Lady Sushil Ramgoolam Recreation Centre located at Pointe aux Piments in northwestern ...and...

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ANC Wishes Nigeria Wellas Her People Decide

AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago
The African National Congress wishes the people and government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria well as they head to their General Elections, tomorrow 28th March 2015. The entrenchment of democracy through, amongst others, the holding of regular, ...and...

Long way down: Norway to South Africa in 9 days

RCR Wireless News - 23 hours ago
The team crossed Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Egypt, Sudan, Ethopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Temperatures went from freezing in Norway...

Lessons Nigeria Must Take From Uganda To South Africa

Nigerian Observer - 1 day ago
It was Aluko, after all, who scored a brace against South Africa in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, a pair of goals that on another day would have made him an international hero. Barring perhaps Vincent Enyeama's showing against the Republic of ...and...

On behalf of EU, Rinkevics signs protocol to the cooperation agreement with ...

The Baltic Course - 1 day ago
The Trade, Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa was signed in Pretoria on 11 October 1999. The aim of the agreement is to...

Gem trade in Central African Republic may get embargo lifted

Chicago Tribune - 2 days ago
It represents 81 countries, including the U.S., European Union nations, Russia, China and South Africa. The Kimberley Process may consider lifting the ban on an area controlled by the government, which may be considered compliant with the body's ...and...

Nigerian military, with new weapons, attacks Boko Haram ahead of elections

The Republic - 2 days ago
After a South African was killed last month in northeast Nigeria, reportedly by friendly fire, Nigeria acknowledged there were foreign "technical advisers" in the country. Nigeria's military had not had a major arms replenishment since 1983, according to analysts ...and...

Pride and passion is holding South African sport back

The Roar - 2 days ago
Yes, in 2010 I bought myself a Bafana Bafana jersey in support for our boys in the FIFA World Cup, hosted right here in the Republic. And recently I tried my best to support the South Africans in the Olympics, though with all my other commitments this proved...

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    A nation of sheep soon have wolves as leaders… .. or is that hyenas?