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Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa's hopes under threat after race row erupts

Telegraph.co.uk - 1 hour ago
On Wednesday, that application was rejected at the High Court in Pretoria, meaning that South Africa, the third favourites, will board a plane, as planned, on Sept 11. Nevertheless, their...

South African tycoon Christo Wiese eyes UK supermarkets

Telegraph.co.uk - 2 hours ago
Mr Wiese started ShopRite in 1979 with just eight stores in Cape Town, but the company now owns more than 2,000 supermarkets, furniture shops and food outlets in 15 countries, with sales in South...

Sports World: South Africa hails 2022 Durban Games

The Straits Times - 3 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG • South Africa has promised to deliver a world-class event when the city of Durban, selected yesterday, hosts the 2022 Commonwealth Games, saying the occasion would help the country...

South Africa: Durban to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog) - 3 hours ago
... withdrew from the 2022 race in February, citing financial concerns, leaving the South African port city as the only remaining bidder. Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin...

VIDEO: South Africa rejoice after 2-1 ODI series victory against New Zealand

Cricket Country - 3 hours ago
The South African team were an elated lot at the end of their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand after they recorded a comfortable 62-run win in the final match at...

South Africa addicted to drama over the race of their rugby squad

The Guardian (blog) - 6 hours ago
The year before, Queen's college had ceased being an apartheid state organ and had opened its doors to all South African children. The first crop of black children, including me, had been...

Rugby struggles to live up to ideals of post-apartheid South Africa

ITV News - 7 hours ago
Now, Edward Mokhoanatse, president of a fringe political party, Agency for a New Agenda, has made a name for himself; attempting to scupper South Africa's hopes of winning the rugby World Cup....

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FIBA nominates Munatamba for AAG

postzambia.com - 5 hours ago
Zambia Basketball Association general secretary Mwembe Kaona said the association was proud for having produced the only Southern Africa male referee at the games. “ZBA congratulates Munatamba on his nomination which is not only a plus for him...

Egypt's May exports to COMESA at $5.8m

report - 6 hours ago
Egypt's exports to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) during May 2015 reached $5.76 million, compared to $5.69 million in the corresponding period a year earlier, according to a report by the Central Agency for...

Multi-Choice for local content

ZNBC - 8 hours ago
Multi-Choice East and Southern African Director, Theo Erasmus says there is need for African countries to scale up local productions in order to boost the film industry. Mr Erasmus has pointed that Zambia is among the six countries in Africa that have...

Normal to Below Normal Rains Expected

AllAfrica.com - 10 hours ago
According to climate experts, the period between October and March is the main rainfall season over most parts of Southern Africa. "SADC is likely to receive normal to below-normal rainfall for the period October to December (OND) 2015 and the January ...and...

Mandarin

the Language of the Future - 10 hours ago
However, the Chinese language's penetration into the Southern African region is facing stiff resistance from indigenous languages advocates who view the move as a betrayal by their governments of the need to preserve and promote local languages.and...

Southern Africa: Misa Mozambique Denounces Killing of Journalist Paulo Machava ...

AllAfrica.com - 11 hours ago
It was with great sadness and pain that MISA-Mozambique learned of the murder of journalist Paulo Machava in the morning hours of Friday, 28 August 2015. Paulo Machava, Publisher and Editor of the electronic daily paper Diario de Noticias, was gunned ...and...

Islamic extremists overrun African Union base in southern Somalia

The Times (subscription) - 12 hours ago
Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in southern Somalia after a firefight with troops there early Tuesday, a Somali army official stated. The assault within the small farming city of Janale began with a suicide automotive bombing on the ...and...

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President Zuma arrives in Beijing

Times LIVE - 8 hours ago
“During the state visit of president Zuma to China in December 2014‚ the two countries concluded the 5 to 10 year strategic programme for cooperation between the Republic of South Africa and the People's Republic of China‚” said spokesperson Bongani ...and...

XIV World Forestry Congress: Durban, South Africa, 7–11 September 2015

StarAfrica.com - 8 hours ago
This year's event is hosted by the Republic of South Africa with support from FAO, and marks the first time the Congress will be held on African soil since its inception in 1926. Main Congress proceedings will be in English, French and Spanish and will...

Arts and Culture Leads Heritage Month Activities

AllAfrica.com - 13 hours ago
Activities will include storytelling, a toy library, poetry, workshop and a mascot called Funda Bala who will distribute books to children. Government encourages all residents in the Republic of South Africa, and those from the rest of the continent ...and...

South African Rapper "KO" Coming To Nairobi

Ghafla!Kenya - 14 hours ago
The multi award-winning Cashtime Life artist debut album Skhanda Republic is critically acclaimed, birthing hit singles like the 2014 release “Caracara” – the biggest South African hip hop song in recent history, also the first South African hip hop...

DA motion to impeach president Zuma defeated in Parliament

Times LIVE - 1 day ago
“In terms of Section 232 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa‚ 1996‚ customary international law is law in South Africa unless it is inconsistent with the Constitution or an act of Parliament. Furthermore‚ section 4 of the Diplomatic ...and...

In Central African Republic: Council adopts new constitution

Pulse Nigeria - 2 days ago
Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza holds a news conference during an European play Central African Republic's interim President Catherine Samba-Panza holds a news conference during an European Union (EU)-Africa ...and...

Iran, South Africa Ink Cooperation Agreement in Diverse Areas

Tasnim News Agency (press release) - 2 days ago
During the meeting, Amir Abdollahian praised the growing trend of bilateral ties between the two countries, and said the Islamic Republic will not forget those countries that supported it during the sanctions era. He further pointed to South Africa's ...and...

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  • nadmin

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