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South Africa to charge 4 apartheid-era cops with murder

Toronto Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
The new move against the former policemen goes to the heart of long-running tension in South Africa over the push for reconciliation among the country's racial groups and the desire to punish perpetrators of human rights abuses during the traumatic ...
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South Africa plans platinum economic zone

South Africa.info - ‎16 hours ago‎
This is according to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, who participated in an investment dialogue held under the theme "Driving competitiveness and ensuring growth and stability", hosted by Brand South Africa, at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, ...
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Tough times for South Africa's mining sector

AfricaNews - ‎9 hours ago‎
South Africa's mining sector faces a bleak future. Falling commodity prices have led to more than 70,000 job losses and more job cuts loom.

South Africa next on Anonymous anti-corruption hacking list

Times LIVE - ‎18 hours ago‎
"They are fighting corporate giants such as Dupont, Monsanto, South Africa Pannard Seed and Pioneer. These companies are all guilty of distributing GMOS throughout out the continent without considering the ecological impact, and they must be stopped ...
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NWU-Pukke score historic nine-point try in South Africa's Varsity Cup rugby competition

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
A rugby union revolution might not be too far away if a South African university competition is anything to go by, after fans were left thrilled with the tournament's first nine-point try on Monday (Tuesday AEDT).

Why South African mayor offers virgin scholarships

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A scheme which offers female students scholarships to girls in rural South Africa if they can prove they are virgins has been condemned by human rights groups.

Ian von Memerty

Daily Maverick - ‎5 hours ago‎
It's a familiar South African refrain: “This country's going to the dogs.” Or worse: “We're turning into Zimbabwe.
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Falling rand affects South African designers

AfricaNews - ‎8 hours ago‎
The third edition of the menswear fashion week in South Africa, is taking place at the time when the South African rand has fallen making things difficult for the country's economy.
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South Africa's Economic Woes

Finance Magnates (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
South Africa boasts the most advanced marketplace in Africa. However the contraction of the Chinese economy, over-reliance on commodities, a failure to deliver structural change, and political mismanagement have caused the economy to stutter and led to ...

3rd ODI: De Kock, Amla centuries help South Africa sink England

IBNLive - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pretoria: Centuries from openers Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla guided South Africa to a seven-wicket victory over England on Tuesday that kept alive their hopes of winning the five-match series of one-day internationals.
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Trapped South Africa mine workers 'still alive'

BBC News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
There are signs that the three people trapped in a South African gold mine following an accident last week are still alive, rescuers say.

Zuma Errors Push South Africa to Fix Policy, Standard Bank Says

Bloomberg - ‎12 hours ago‎
"The events of December may have been the cathartic experience that South Africa needed,” Goolam Ballim, chief economist at Standard Bank, told reporters in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Black people must stand up for South Africa: EFF marcher

Times LIVE - ‎17 hours ago‎
A freelancer in the entertainment industry‚ working in Gauteng‚ she said the most important thing was to disable the African National Congress in the country and to make sure the ruling party's municipal votes do not exceed 50% when the elections are ...

South Africa v England: Nasser Hussain previews third ODI

SkySports - ‎20 hours ago‎
That's the message from Nasser Hussain ahead of Tuesday's third ODI against South Africa, with the Sky expert urging the tourists to pick the side that has moved them 2-0 up as they aim seal the series at Centurion.
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South Africa: SA Deports 140 Zim Ex-Cons, 100s More to Follow This Week - Report

AllAfrica.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Hundreds of illegal Zimbabwean migrants are to be deported from South Africa on Wednesday following the forced repatriation of 140 ex-prisoners this weekend, state media has reported.
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South Africa won't declare national disaster over drought

Times LIVE - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Cele said out of South Africa's nine provinces, seven had already declared a disaster but a nationwide declaration was not currently warranted.
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8 things you probably didn't know about divorce in South Africa

BusinessTech - ‎13 hours ago‎
Statistics South Africa has released its latest data on marriage and divorce in South Africa, revealing that divorce rates are up - while marriages are down.
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