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On This Day: Azumah Nelson was born in 1958

Boxing News Online - 8 minutes ago
SEVERAL candidates have been proposed for the title of greatest fighter ever to have come out of Africa. Nigeria's Dick Tiger was world champion at both middleweight and light-heavy (when there...

Echiejile confident Super Eagles will qualify for 2015 Nations Cup

Nigerian Bulletin - 10 minutes ago
Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile has expressed his optimism that Nigeria will qualify for the 2015 African Nations Cup tournament in Morrocco. Nigeria is currently third in their group way...

84 South Africans killed in Nigeria church collapse: official

gulfnews.com - 10 minutes ago
Johannesburg: The number of South Africans known to have died in the collapse of a multi-storey megachurch in Lagos last week has risen to 84, Pretoria's high commissioner to Nigeria said on...

Nigerian church 'stopped rescuers'

Belfast Telegraph - 12 minutes ago
Most victims were South African, according to the South African government, which says at least 67 South Africans died and 17 appear to be missing in the rubble of the church hostel building that...

Young Dolphins set for CLT20 debut

Wisden India - 12 minutes ago
The former South Africa allrounder last played in 2004, but looked the most recognisable member of the group. There is no bigger indication that the side from KwaZulu Natal, depleted by the absence...

FNB to Retain Lending Rates

AllAfrica.com - 13 minutes ago
Johannesburg — FIRST National Bank (FNB) said it would maintain its prime lending rate at 9,25 percent following the decision earlier on Thursday to keep rates on hold until the next meeting of the...

From Cape Town to Kinshasa: could the Great Inga dam power half of Africa?

The Guardian - 14 minutes ago
South Africa will also finance part of the project. In 2013 it was reported that R200bn has been set aside and state owned power company, Eskom, will receive 2,500MW of the 4,800MW produced by Inga...

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Storage: a crucial element in surveillance

EMC Southern Africa Press Office - 10 minutes ago
In today's market, storage is one of the most important elements in any surveillance system. That's according to Fredy Issa, Business Development Manager: Digital Security Industry for EMC Gulf, who says that organisations which invest heavily in CCTV...

Zimbabwe's Agenda for SADC

Regional, International Priorities - 36 minutes ago
British influence and capital had ushered Southern Africa into the era of the modern nation state. As such the UK still has ample chance to play a constructive role in the Sadc region. Ambassador Mutsvangwa said rather than negatively view the inevitable...

Chinese consortium plans to build 1 200 MW coal power plants in Zimbabwe

ESI Africa - 1 hour ago
Shanghai Electric, Shenergy Co Ltd and Nan Jiang Group will join to form a consortium – Southern Africa Shanghai Energiser Company (SASEC), with the of setting up a coal mine and 1 200 MW thermal power station to sell power to Zimbabwean national ...and...

inPractice Africa to Speak, Host Users Group and Share Its Unique Online and ...

Consumer Electronics Net - 1 hour ago
RESTON, Va. and PRETORIA, South Africa, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO) today announced that it will have a significant presence at the 2nd annual conference of the Southern African HIV Clinicians...

Ramaphosa Encouraged By Lesotho's Patriotism

AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago
Ramaphosa had travelled to Lesotho where he acted as a Southern African Development Community's facilitator, his spokesman Ronnie Mamoepe said in a statement. "During the visit, ... Ramaphosa paid a courtesy [visit] on his Majesty, King Letsie III to brief ...and...

Walvis Bay harbour work to start a year early

New Era - 3 hours ago
WORK on a new port in Namibia to export commodities and import fuel for Southern African states will start in 2015, a year earlier than initially planned, the country's port authority said. A N$4 billion oil-tanker jetty, petroleum pipelines and 75-million litre...

EAST AFRICA

UNITED STATES - 3 hours ago
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) dreamt up a heavy schedule for around ten professional members of the aviation sector in Eastern and Southern Africa, which will go to no less than five US cities from 18 to 30 October. In Orlando...

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Envoys of 11 nations to attend Global Investors Summit in MP

Zee News - 4 hours ago
The ambassadors and high commissioners of Poland, Belgium, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Sweden, Mexico, Canada, Czech Republic, South Africa, Malaysia and Australia have also confirmed their participation, state Principal Secretary Industries Mohammad ...and...

South Africa Issues First Islamic Bond

Tax-news.com - 4 hours ago
South Africa's National Treasury has announced that, following the entry into force of tax provisions for Islamic financing at the beginning of 2013, the Republic of South Africa has successfully concluded its debut USD500m, 5.75-year sukuk bond issue.and...

Update On the Situation Affecting SA Citizens in Lagos

AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago
We have forwarded the pictures to the South African Consulate in Nigeria and the team on the ground in Lagos is making use of the pictures in the process of identifying those of our fallen compatriots who can still be identified through the use of photographs.and...

Trade: SA urged to take opportunities in DRC

Independent Online - 6 hours ago
SOUTH African business must seize trade and investment opportunities in the mineral-rich Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as competition from other countries is likely to heat up, according to Mahlatse Mminele,...

Travel to Southern Africa Experience Southern Africa: Safari style!

eTurboNews - 13 hours ago
Visitors can trail the gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, track the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhino) on an elephant-back safari in Botswana, or safari in the sky with a hot air balloon in South Africa. There are game reserves within ...and...

Sukuk goes global as Goldman and South Africa drive record month

GlobalCapital - 14 hours ago
But debut deals from Goldman Sachs and the Republic of South Africa have implications that go far beyond issuance records. These landmark transactions have paved the way for Western firms and African issuers to add their names to the expanding market.and...

Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 17 September 2014

AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago
Cabinet appreciated the initiative by President Zuma together with SADC to restore peace in Lesotho. Cabinet supports the recent Summit's resolutions which mandated the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, The Honourable Cyril Ramaphosa, ...and...

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