A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope was inaugurated in the remote South African town of Carnarvon.
Reuters. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:19:56 -0400.
South Africa's MeerKAT Telescope, a scientific mega-project of 64 dishes that will try to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life, was inaugurated in the remote South African town of Carnarvon.
Newsmax. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:28:16 EDT.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Criminal syndicates in South Africa have increased attacks on security vans transporting large amounts of cash, brazenly opening fire and blowing up vehicles in chaotic scenes that send civilians rushing for cover. ...
Chris Torchia. Washington Times. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 05:45:41 -0400.
As South Africa marks the centennial birth of anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, a book containing his prison letters was officially launched in Johannesburg.
ABC News. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:52:20 -0400.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will soon sign up to a $3 trillion African free trade zone. Nigeria is one of Africa's two largest economies, the other being South Africa. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 14:07:10 -0400.
Roger Federer suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the defending champion blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 quarter-final defeat against South Africa's Kevin Anderson on Wednesday.
The Local. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 19:04:03 +0200.