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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Bradford Era - 52 minutes ago
The world-famous runner later arrived at the nearby Kgosi Mampuru II prison in the South African capital, a facility that has had problems with violence and overcrowding and where during the years of...

Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing

News Sentinel - 55 minutes ago
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A judge began announcing Oscar Pistorius' sentence Tuesday at the climax of a months-long trial of the disabled Olympic runner for the killing of his girlfriend on...

Pistorius sentencing: What it means

Washington Post - 56 minutes ago
PRETORIA, South Africa — How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber...

Cricket: Black Caps taking positives from 10th wicket stand

Newstalk ZB - 56 minutes ago
The Black Caps have taken a few positives from their series-opening one-day loss to South Africa. The Proteas cruised to a six-wicket win in the first ODI in Mount Maunganui after New Zealand only...

Oscar Pistorius 'to be banned from Rio Games' even if he is out of prison

Irish Times - 57 minutes ago
The athlete's future on the track has been the subject of much conjecture throughout his lengthy trial and sentencing. The South African Olympic Committee said in the wake of his conviction that...

Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence for Reeva Steenkamp death

BBC News - 57 minutes ago
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has begun serving time in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He was driven to Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison where he is expected to be housed...

Pistorius starts jail sentence for killing girlfriend

Herald Scotland - 1 hour ago
The track star is being housed separately from other inmates in a secure hospital wing of the notorious Pretoria Central Prison, which is home to some of South Africa's most hardened criminals....

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Rwanda turns the tables on Europe's and America's anti-Africa Ebola measures

eTurboNews - 1 hour ago
Rwanda has with immediate effect introduced new rules for visitors from America and Spain coming to the country. The Rwandan decision makes it clear that the way visitors from Africa, especially those who are from Eastern and Southern Africa where there ...and...

Backgrounder: Facts about Botswana's general elections

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - 3 hours ago
GABORONE, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Southern Africa country Botswana is set to hold its 11th general elections on October 24, during which Batswana will vote for 57 members of National Assembly (parliament) and 490 council members for local...

Moody's concerned over Edcon's debt profile

CNBCAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
“The review for downgrade reflects Moody's concern over Edcon's ability to proactively manage its debt profile and sustain its current capital structure amid the weakening operating environment in South Africa,” the agency said. “This reflects the...

Farmers: Prioritise food during land redistribution

News24 - 10 hours ago
Last week, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said the law would not allow South Africa to embark on a land redistribution process similar to that in Zimbabwe. "In South Africa it's not going to work. Even as we say the 50/50 ...and...

Africa's Current Wave of Industrialization Calls for New Approach

AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
Commenting on the draft COMESA industrialization policy during a peer review meeting held in Lusaka, ECA Southern Africa Regional Office Director, Said Adejumobi said industrialization was not new to the continent and Africa must decide what kind...

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane leading a South African delegation at the Joint ...

StarAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
PRETORIA, South Africa, 20 October 2014 / PRN Africa / — International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is leading a South African delegation at the 3rd Joint Ministerial Meeting of the Southern African Development...

How to make better remuneration decisions

CNBCAfrica.com - 12 hours ago
This is according to the Remuneration Committee Forum established by the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA) and sponsored by Ernst & Young's (EY) latest paper on managing conflicts and tensions in the remuneration committee. “Doing...

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Amodu Lists 66 Players for Congo, South Africa

THISDAY Live - 4 hours ago
... submitted to the technical department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) a list of 66 players with the potential of playing for the national team in the country's remaining 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Republic of Congo and South Africa.and...

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane leading a South African delegation at the Joint ...

StarAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
... is leading a South African delegation at the 3rd Joint Ministerial Meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), taking place in Luanda, Republic of Angola, on...

Meeting of minds across continents

Independent Online - 19 hours ago
The Catalina Theatre signed on and became the official South African partner in this EU project. There have been several residencies in South Africa, France, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary co-funded by the European Union and their partners.and...

South Africa has never been a democratic country; it was a republic country back ...

News24 - 20 hours ago
The greatest mistake I have made so far in my academic life was to confuse democracy and republic. Since I read “Failed states: the abuse of power and the assault of democracy” by Noam Chomsky, I started to develop a feeling that South Africa is...

South Africa rejects hosting Afcon 2015

Capital FM Kenya - 20 hours ago
FIKILE-MBALULA JOHANNESBURG, October 20- South Africa is not ready to host the Africa Cup of Nations in January if Morocco withdraws because of the Ebola epidemic, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said Monday. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has ... stage home fixtures in Moroccan...

South Africa rejects hosting Africa Nations Cup

New Vision - 1 day ago
But the minister tweeted: "Hosting AFCON (Africa Cup of Nations) is a NO NO." He told South African media that the country had a responsibility to help fight to help fight the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 4,500 people, mainly in West Africa, with the ...and...

Econet Pays $65m For Telecoms in Burundi, CAR

Ventures Africa - 1 day ago
VENTURES AFRICA – South Africa-based Econet Wireless Group has acquired two African businesses of International telecom giant Vimpelcom Ltd in Burundi and Central African Republic for $65 million, the Bermuda incorporated Vimpelcom said on ...and...

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