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Thanda launches all-new spa offering to bushveld travellers

Breaking Travel News - 25 minutes ago
Located in the heart of award-winning Thanda Private Game Reserve in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal region, Thanda Tented Camp has launched a totally new spa offering. Tented Camp guests returning...

Bafana Bafana Crash Out of Afcon

AllAfrica - 26 minutes ago
SOUTH AFRICA's 2015 African Cup of Nations dream melted in the humid conditions of Equatorial Guinea last night as they fell 1-2 to a fired-up Ghana at Estadio de Mongomo last night. The defeat...

Accenture to host innovation conference

ITWeb - 27 minutes ago
This inaugural Accenture Innovation Conference has been organised around the theme "dare to disrupt", and aims to showcase South African business innovation success stories. The event will...

SA launches 2nd startup survey

Disrupt Africa - 27 minutes ago
It is the second startup survey to be launched in South Africa in a week, after entrepreneurial training programme Seed Academy launched its own, aimed at obtaining a picture of the country's...

Cops encouraging violent crime

SAIRR - 27 minutes ago
Pretoria - Members of the SA Police Service play a major role in perpetrating serious violent crime, the SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) said on Wednesday. "There are simply too many...

MTN plans up to 578 job cuts in S.African unit by May 1

union - 28 minutes ago
JOHANNESBURG Jan 28 (Reuters) - Africa's biggest telecommunication provider MTN plans to issue dismissal notices to lay off up to 578 people at its South African enterprise business unit by May...

Guns and Rain puts contemporary African art in the spotlight

TheSouthAfrican - 28 minutes ago
Contemporary South African fine art is just starting to make waves around the world, and now its got its own online platform. Read more about how Guns & Rain is doing it digitally. inShare0....

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The dark side of celebrated mineral deposits in Africa: Rising risk for activists

Oxfam America (press release) (blog) - 26 minutes ago
Titus Gwemende is Oxfam's Southern Africa Program Advisor on Extractive Industries. The discovery of vast natural gas deposits in the Rovuma Basin in northern Mozambique has opened the door for a much needed economic turnaround in...

SA launches 2nd startup survey

Disrupt Africa - 27 minutes ago
It is the second startup survey to be launched in South Africa in a week, after entrepreneurial training programme Seed Academy launched its own, aimed at obtaining a picture of the country's startup sector and the challenges it faces. The survey...

Pinnacle Africa aids TEARS fight rape, sexual abuse

IT-Online - 2 hours ago
Pinnacle Africa, one of Southern Africa's largest ICT distributors, is working to aid victims of rape and sexual abuse by contributing to the brilliant work being done by the TEARS Foundation. The TEARS Foundation offers assistance to victims of rape...

Mozambique counts cost of floods

Independent Online - 2 hours ago
Maputo - More than 100 people have been killed and 150 000 displaced by floods in Mozambique, a senior government official said on Wednesday, as southern Africa counts the human and economic costs of this month's torrential rains. The United Nations ...and...

Design4T launches T-shirt crowdfunding platform in SA

Disrupt Africa - 3 hours ago
Design4T has launched South Africa's first crowdfunding platform for customised T-Shirts, allowing groups, organisations or individuals to create and sell custom apparel with no upfront costs. Design4T, which also enables local governments and...

SA enterprises unprepared changing workplace

IT-Online - 3 hours ago
The study also points to a crying need for leadership development in South African businesses. Both executives and employees agree that in general, leadership is lacking, and local companies are not doing enough to develop the next generation of leaders.and...

SADC Media awards entries now open

Bizcommunity.com - 4 hours ago
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open... Faith Muthambi: Negative stories about the continent scare away investors. (Image: GCIS). The awards, which ...and...

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SA ready to take fight to rebels

Independent Online - 3 hours ago
Addis Ababa - South Africa was ready to go into battle against the FDLR rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and against other forces destabilising the continent, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, ...and...

Acts Signed Into Law

AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday signed a few acts into law, in terms of section 84(2)(a) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996. The Presidency on Tuesday said the acts include the Development Bank of Southern Africa Amendment Act, ...and...

Constitutional Court Judges Appointed

AllAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed three Judges to act as Judges of the Constitutional Court during various periods, due to the vacancy which occurred and vacation leave of one of the Judges of the Constitutional Court, respectively. This follows ...and...

Visit the Savanah; Zimbabwe

Daily Times Nigeria - 9 hours ago
Zimbabwe, officially, the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo River. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. The capital is Harare. Zimbabwe...

President Zuma to lead South Africa's delegation to the African Union Summit in ...

StarAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
It will be recalled that the 22nd Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly held in Addis Ababa in January 2014 paid tribute to the late former President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Nelson Mandela, by bestowing the honour of naming the plenary ...and...

Ghana, Algeria advance to Nations Cup quarter-finals

Reuters - 14 hours ago
Ghana were a goal down at halftime but beat South Africa 2-1 in Mongomo with two late strikes while Algeria ended Senegal's hopes with a 2-0 triumph in Malabo. Both finished on six points, and will play in the last eight in Malabo on Sunday, but Ghana top ...and...

Ayew leads Ghana into Nations Cup last eight

Reuters - 15 hours ago
But Ghana took full command after the break and put South Africa under siege. Grant brought on Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu and Kwesi Appiah, the Cambridge United player making his debut, and shortly after got the equaliser. Asamoah Gyan won a header, ...and...

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  • nadmin

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