- Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted
The brother of South African athletics star Oscar Pistorius, Carl, is acquitted of culpable homicide over the death of a motorcyclist in 2008.
BBC News. Tue, 21 May 2013 14:13:51 GMT.
- Court frees man in murder that shocked SAfricans
A magistrate drops charges against the boyfriend accused in the brutal gang-rape and killing of a teenager that shocked South Africans.
Miami Herald. Tue, 21 May 2013 12:44 EDT.
- Ancient Human Innovations Linked to Climate Shifts
The climate of South Africa was once much wetter than it is today, and those lush times may have spurred human populations through especially innovative periods, new research shows.
Yahoo. Tue, 21 May 2013 12:19:21 -0400.
- Rubber bullets fired at SA miners
Ten South African miners are injured after rubber bullets were fired at a crowd of striking workers, police say.
BBC News. Tue, 21 May 2013 11:00:04 GMT.
- Africa: Mbeki - Continent Can Solve Its Problems
[Daily Trust]Former South African President Thabo Mbeki said yesterday that Africans can solve the numerous problems affecting the continent without giving room for external interference which usually comes with interests.
All Africa. Tue, 21 May 2013 10:53:59 GMT.
- President Obama To Visit Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania
The White House says U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Africa this summer, visiting three countries. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 20 May 2013 17:49:11 -0400.
- SAF Filmmaker Examines Xenophobia Riots
Five years ago this month, xenophobic riots broke out across South Africa, leaving 62 people dead. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 17 May 2013 06:09:35 -0400.
- The brave new world of the international egg trade
South Africa has long been a destination for fertility tourists. Now agencies are recruiting SA women to fuel India's burgeoning surrogacy business.
Mail & Guardian. Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:00 +0200.
- DEKRA Expands in South Africa
STUTTGART, Germany, May 15, 2013 -- Expert organisation acquires non-destructive testing market leader The international expert organisation DEKRA expands its industrial business considerably on the African continent. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 15 May 2013 06:45:00 EDT.
- AngloGold Ashanti Appoints Venkatakrishnan as CEO
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) announces the appointment of Mr. Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat) as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.
Marketwire. Wed, 08 May 2013 02:42:02 EDT.
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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