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South Africa dominate with bat before rain

Cricket.co.uk - 1 day ago
South African captain Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on debut before rain brought a premature end to the second day of the first Test on Thursday....

Philander in double strike against solid West Indies

Cricket.co.uk - 48 minutes ago
Vernon Philander struck twice in his second spell after the West Indies made a solid start on the third day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Friday. The West Indies were...

UPDATE 2-Cricket-Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory

Yahoo News UK - 52 minutes ago
PRETORIA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day...

West Indies all out for 201, made to follow on

New Zealand Herald - 56 minutes ago
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) " Fast bowlers Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel shared seven wickets as the West Indies was bowled out for 201 and forced to follow on by South Africa on day three...

Philander, Morkel make West Indies follow on, 76-2 in 2nd, trail South Africa by ...

Winnipeg Free Press - 56 minutes ago
CENTURION, South Africa - Fast bowlers Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel shared nine wickets to leave West Indies battling for survival against South Africa in the first test at Centurion on Friday....

Google eyes Android for cars

Moneyweb.co.za - 56 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT - Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet...

South Africa vs. West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Bleacher Report - 57 minutes ago
South Africa took a stranglehold of the first Test against the West Indies after making the tourists follow-on at Centurion. Replying to the Proteas' 552-5 declared, the men from the Caribbean...

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Mazda South Africa staff rally together to give back

3D Car Shows - 4 hours ago
Although, it has only been two months since official Mazda Southern Africa operations commenced on October 1st 2014, in line with the upcoming festive season, MSA staff embarked on an initiative to collect funds and donations on their personal...

Abengoa 100 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant In South Africa

CleanTechnica - 6 hours ago
The project will get debt financing from African Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation, Industrial Development Corporation, and the Development Bank of Southern Africa; and local private banks such as RMB, Nedbank, and ABBA.and...

Spare a Thought for Jailed Swazi Writers This Christmas

AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago
For the first time in the Swaziland's history, says Vuyisile Hlatshwayo, Director of Media Institute of Southern Africa Swaziland (MISA Swaziland), journalists are behind bars. Award-winning editor Bheki Makhubu and prominent columnist Thulani Maseko are ...and...

NASA's spaceborne carbon counter maps new details

Phys.Org - 6 hours ago
Global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations from Oct. 1 through Nov. 11, as recorded by NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2. Carbon dioxide concentrations are highest above northern Australia, southern Africa and eastern Brazil. …more. The first ...and...

Misa Malawi Members Elect New Council Members

AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago
Members of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter on Saturday, 13 December 2014 elected Times Group Business Editor Thom Khanje as the Chapter's Chairperson. Thom Khanje was elected as MISA Malawi Chairperson after...

Zuma Congratulates Mauritius MP-Designate

AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago
"The successful elections in Mauritius attest to the stability and strength of democracy in this Southern African country," he said. Zuma further expressed South Africa's readiness to continue to partner with the Government and the people of Mauritius in the ...and...

Misa Botswana Statement On Advertising Bans

AllAfrica.com - 6 hours ago
The media industry is gravely disturbed and perturbed by recent media reports that the Botswana Government is planning to use advertising as a weapon against the private media. The Guardian-Sun case of 2001 against the Attorney General clearly showed ...and...

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Africa in 2014

the Good, the Bad and the Ugly - 3 hours ago
Wars in South Sudan and the Central African Republic continued, and Libya all but imploded. Bear in mind though that, as Institute for Security Studies executive director Jakkie Cilliers remarked in a recent ISS paper on conflict in Africa, the 24-hour news ...and...

ICC: African Countries Support Court

FIDH (press release) - 7 hours ago
Nongovernmental groups from Burundi, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, and Zambia were present for the session. Ahead of the session, ...and...

Stabbed mother Angelique Billing 'tried to flee to South Africa'

Belfast Telegraph - 12 hours ago
A young mother who was fatally stabbed in an incident in the Republic which also led to the death of her husband had tried to leave the country with her children just weeks ago. ... Angelique Billing, known as Angie to her friends, had travelled to Dublin Airport along with her daughters Pamela (4)...

Czech rhino poaching syndicate bust

Eyewitness News - 12 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG – The Endangered Wildlife Trust on Thursday welcomed the arrest of 16 people in the Czech Republic linked to a rhino poaching syndicate operating between South Africa and Vietnam. It is reported the group collected and moved the ...and...

President Jacob Zuma congratulates the Prime Minister-Elect of Mauritius

StarAfrica.com - 13 hours ago
PRETORIA, South Africa, 18 December 2014 / PRN Africa / — H.E President Jacob Zuma has extended his profound congratulations to Sir Anerood Jugnauth on his election to the position of Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius following a resounding ...and...

Report: Thousands of children used as soldiers in Central African Republic

Bellingham Herald - 1 day ago
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Thousands of children were used as child soldiers during the past two years of ethno-sectarian conflict in Central African Republic, humanitarian organization Save the Children said Thursday. The nation rich in gold and ...and...

Czech Officials File Criminal Charges Against 16 Rhino Horn Traffickers

Annamiticus - 2 days ago
Criminal charges have been filed in the Czech Republic against 16 people involved in a rhino horn trafficking scheme linked to a game ranch in South Africa. The scam used South Africa's trophy hunt system to kill rhinos in order to obtain horns for the illegal ...and...

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