- Africa: Unlike Rest of Africa, South Africa Has Hope - Zuma
[SAPA]Pretoria -South Africa, unlike other African countries, has focused intensely on improving the life of its citizens, President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday.
All Africa. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:52:59 GMT.
- Modise scores her 100th goal as SA advance
Portia Modise scores her 100th goal for South Africa as they join Cameroon in the African Women's Championship semi-finals.
BBC News. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:55:04 GMT.
- Anni Dewani murderer dies in prison
Xolile Mngeni, one of two South African men jailed for the 2010 murder of Anni Dewani on her honeymoon, dies in prison.
BBC News. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:46:38 GMT.
- DealBook: BHP Billiton Confirms New Listing in London for Spinoff
BHP Billiton had originally planned to list a spinoff of certain assets in Australia and South Africa, but decided to add another listing in London because of investor demand.
By Chad Bray. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:05:25 GMT.
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- Oscar Pistorius’s Sentencing Hearing Shifts Focus to South Africa’s Prisons
On the fourth day of televised proceedings, the defense questioned the ability of the country’s prison system to accommodate disabled people like Mr. Pistorius.
By Alan Cowell. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:02:13 GMT.
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- Steenkamp Family 'Surprised' at Revelation of Pistorius Payments
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp said they were "quite surprised" that confidential payments from South African runner Oscar Pistorius were disclosed during his sentencing hearing. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 05:16:16 -0400.
- Labor strife, safety concerns push South Africa platinum mechanization
For decades, production in South Africa's platinum mines has rested on the muscular shoulders of men risking life and limb to drill into the rock face with jackhammers. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:50:10 GMT.
- Pistorius Returns to Court for Sentencing Hearing
South African runner Oscar Pistorius is back in a Pretoria court for a hearing to determine his sentence for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last year. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:42:25 -0400.
- Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" Hires South African Comedian Trevor Noah
South Africa's top comedian Trevor Noah have been tapped to join Comedy Central's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, the cable network's late-night satirical news show. ...
By Farai Gundan. Forbes. Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:11:00 GMT.
- Tit for tat terror row hurts tourism
Kenya is taking issue with a visa price hike and South Africa's lax security measures.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200.
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.
For more news and information about South Africa, visit the official
South African government website.
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