- Scotland win Para-sport bowls silver
Scotland's Robert Conway and Irene Edgar lose to South Africa in the Mixed Pairs B2/B3 gold medal final.
BBC News. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:05:40 GMT.
- South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe Pays $1 Million For Picasso Drawing
South African mining tycoon Patrice Motsepe paid $1 million for a Picasso drawing during a charity gala in France on Wednesday.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:45:00 GMT.
- South Africa name Mashaba as new coach
South Africa announce Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba as their new national coach, succeeding Gordon Igesund at the helm.
BBC News. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:28:14 GMT.
- Africa: African Media Leaders Team Up to Launch a Campaign Against Hate Speech
[AMI]Johannesburg -The countdown to the 2014 African Media Leaders' Forum (AMLF) has begun with the launch in Johannesburg today of a campaign against hate speech. ...
All Africa. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:37:07 GMT.
- Johannesburg Restaurateur Creates Sushi for African Palate
Silver blades of high-tensile carbon steel flash inside the kitchen of the inner city restaurant known as The Blackanese. Sushi chef Themba Khumalo sharpens the blades, saying he feels naked without his treasured Japanese knives. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:13:15 -0400.
- Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Don’t Free South Africa’s Apartheid Assassins
The debate over parole for apartheid killers reveals that South Africa’s truth and reconciliation was a mirage.
By T. O. Molefe. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:41:27 GMT.
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- S. Africa Launches Campaign Against US Cuba Sanctions
South Africa's ruling African National Congress has launched the Cuban Solidarity Campaign - pledging to work against long-standing US sanctions against the communist island nation. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:35:01 -0400.
- South African union said to reject wage deal to end strike, resume car output
South Africa's biggest union will probably reject the latest pay offer from employers to end a three-week strike that has idled light-vehicle output and other manufacturing because of a clause related to workplace bargaining, a union official said.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:49:21 EST. Subscription required.
- South African race track lives on; Porsche buys
South Africa's most famous motor racing track just got an extension.
Miami Herald. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:05 EDT.
- World Briefing: South Africa: Rhinos May Be Split Up
A wildlife reserve is weighing a plan to move some rhinos out, aiming to protect them from poachers by spreading the risk to other game reserves.
By The Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:40:50 GMT.
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Facts About South Africa
The Republic of South Africa, located in southern Africa, is governed
by a President and a bicameral Parliament. South Africa's
capital city is Pretoria, and its national currency is the Rand.
In 2007, the nation's estimated population was 43,998,000, and the
primary languages used by South Africans are Afrikaans and English.
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