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South Africa whites feel the pain of poverty, too

Deutsche Welle - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The red dust of South Africa's Highveld region hangs like haze over Munsieville, an hour northwest of Johannesburg. Barefoot children play with whatever they can find in front of the shanties in which they live.

254 Nigerians living in South Africa defraud federal government of N11 million

Premium Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria's Consul-General in South Africa, Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Sunday that the Federal Government lost $39,370 (about N10.9 million) to visa and passport fees at processing centres in that country.
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South Africa on the verge of qualifying for another continental tournament

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
South Africa can book another continental finals appearance if they can hold their nerve in the second leg of their 2017 African Under-20 Championship qualifier at home to Lesotho on Saturday.

Why South Africa's economy needs to grow by at least 5%

BusinessTech - ‎1 hour ago‎
South Africa's economy needs to start expanding, and by a much higher rate, if it hopes to make any dent in poverty, says local economist Dawie Roodt.
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South Africa's Great White Sharks Could Be In Danger Of Extinction, Study Reveals

The Inquisitr - ‎3 hours ago‎
South Africa's resident population of great white sharks has declined dramatically in recent years, leaving the species in danger of extinction in the region and potentially threatening to upset the delicate balance of the local ecosystem, a new study ...
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Gugu Zulu's body has arrived back in South Africa

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
TMG Entertainment | 2016-07-22 10:23:16.0. Gugu Zulu's body has arrived back in the country. Image by: Mariska van den Brink /The Times.
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Can South Africa meet its ambitious goal to end AIDS?

PBS NewsHour - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Bongekile Sokhela consults with Dr. Richard Lessells at Hlabisa Provincial Hospital in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Sokhela has both HIV and tuberculosis - a brutal, one-two punch that's exacerbating epidemics of both diseases in South ...

Seychelles lose 1-0 to South Africa in debut at under-17 tourney in Mauritius

Seychelles News Agency - ‎9 hours ago‎
(Seychelles News Agency) - Seychelles under-17 men's national team lost 1-0 to South Africa in their debut at the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations' (COSAFA) competition in Mauritius.

Man from South Africa Spends $16700 to Build His Childhood Dream Car

autoevolution - ‎2 hours ago‎
Okay, it might not be the most beautiful sports car in the world, but how many of you can say that they've built their own car from scratch?

South Africa: Debunking the Myth of Violent Crime in SA - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Given the weight people place on crime as an indicator of national health in South Africa, there is an urgent need to demystify crime trends.

South Africa's Economy in a Low-Growth Trap, Kganyago Says

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
South Africa's economy is in a low-growth trap and the central bank is unable to assist its recovery, according to Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

South Africa: Emzabalazweni Residents Praised for Curbing Fraud - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pretoria - Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile, has praised the residents of the Emzabalazweni informal settlement in Ivory Park for apprehending an alleged fraudster.
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Facts show South Africa has not become more violent since democracy

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In our book, “A Citizen's Guide to Crime Trends in South Africa”, we combed through archives to put together all the official South African murder figures we could find since 1911. We also worked out the most likely population size within the official ...
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South Africa to appeal Pistorius six-year murder sentence - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
South African prosecutors have announced they will appeal the six-year prison term handed to Oscar Pistorius for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, describing the sentence as “shockingly too lenient”.

Black Economic Empowerment In South Africa Unconstitutional And Discriminatory, Benefits Few

The Inquisitr - ‎22 hours ago‎
The South African government instituted new rules for Black Economic Empowerment (BEE). The purpose of the regulations was to help black South Africans empower themselves in the workplace and economy. The problem with programs like BEE is that ...
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South Africa's great white sharks are in danger of being wiped out

Quartz - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The study, published last month in Marine Ecology Progress Series, described by its authors as the largest ever field research study on South Africa's great white sharks, entailed genetic sampling techniques and analysis of unique markings on dorsal ...

South Africa's Farmers Continue To Struggle As Drought Continues, Farm Attacks Increase

The Inquisitr - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
As the worst drought in 35 years continues in Southern Africa, South African farmers are struggling. With the droughts, farm murders, and farm attacks, some farmers are considering selling their farms because they can't access the funds they need to ...

South Africa begins bid for a place in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India

Times LIVE - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
South Africa's quest for a place at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India next September begins in earnest when they take on Seychelles in their opening match of the regional COSAFA Championships in Mauritius on Saturday.

How South Africa, the nation hardest-hit by HIV, plans to 'end AIDS'

NET Website - ‎29 seconds ago‎
HARI SREENIVASAN: Next, our series “The End of AIDS” wraps up in South Africa, where, this week, many of the world's top scientists, researchers and advocates are meeting in Durban.
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South Africa's media strategist Gordon Patterson killed - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
He also served on the print subcommittee of the South African Audience Research Foundation, (SAARF) which carries out major media surveys such as AMPS and RAMS, and on an industry steering initiative to shape the future of the TV landscape.