- Africa: Continent's IT Leaders to Meet in SA
[CAJ News]Cape Town -PREPARATIONS for the sixth IT Leaders Summit, scheduled for Johannesburg, South Africa early next year have gathered pace.
All Africa. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:15:29 GMT.
- Nobel Summit Could Be Canceled in Light of Dalai Lama Controversy
A summit of Nobel Peace Prize winners to be held in Capetown could be canceled because of a boycott to protest South Africa's refusal to give a visa to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:01:10 -0400.
- Rugby: Racial Quota Debate Stirred in South African Rugby
The selection of Teboho Mohoje ahead of the veteran Schalk Burger in a test match last weekend raised a sensitive topic in South Africa: racial quotas.
By Emma Stoney. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:36:25 GMT.
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- SA soap on hiatus after cast sacking
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.
BBC News. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:53:05 GMT.
- Cow Heads in High Demand Among South African Men
When cows are slaughtered in many nations, their heads are usually thrown away, as they are considered inedible. But in South Africa, this often-overlooked part is considered a delicacy — and drives a booming trade in Johannesburg. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:39:00 -0400.
- S Africa firebrand trial postponed
The trial of South African opposition party leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and money-laundering is postponed till next year.
BBC News. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:02:54 GMT.
- Omidyar Network Supports Fiscal Transparency in Nigeria with Grant to BudgIT
JOHANNESBURG and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:00:00 EDT.
- Contributing Op-Ed Writer: South Africa's War on Women
Unlike India, our society has not reckoned with an epidemic of misogynistic violence.
By T. O. Molefe. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:34:40 GMT.
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- S.Africa signs 9.6 GW nuclear power deal with Russia
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa signed a $10 billion nuclear power cooperation deal with Russia on Monday that paves the way for the building of up to 9.6 GW of nuclear power based on Russian technology by 2030, both sides said. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:26:44 -0400.
- 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.
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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