- Pretoria Girls High racism protest backed by SA minister
A South African minister throws his support behind protesting female students in a row over an alleged racist hair policy at a prestigious high school.
BBC News. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:17:28 GMT.
- Africa: Teachers Have a Crucial Role to Play in Building Social Cohesion
[The Conversation Africa] 1994 was a deeply important year for South Africa. It ushered in a democratic society committed to the eradication of racism, sexism and all forms of discrimination. ...
All Africa. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:53:15 GMT.
- South African pilot dead in aerobatic plane crash in NW China
A South African pilot was killed after his aerobatic aircraft XA42 plummeted to the ground during a flight show in northwest China's Gansu Province Saturday morning, the event organizer said.
- Oscar Pistorius: Bid to challenge six-year jail term fails
South African state prosecutors fail in their bid to challenge the six-year sentence for murder handed down to Oscar Pistorius.
BBC News. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:40:18 GMT.
- IBM Research Opens in South Africa; Cognitive Computing and the IoT help Track Diseases and Forecast Air Quality
JOHANNESBURG and ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:00:00 EDT.
- FIFA Panel Opens Probes Into S. Africa Match-fixing Cases
FIFA's ethics watchdog has opened formal proceedings against ex-South Africa football chief Kirsten Nematandani and two other functionaries over alleged violations connected to fixing international friendlies in 2010, it said on Wednesday. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:51:30 -0400.
- S. Africa finance minister says he won't submit to police probe
South Africa's Finance Minister said Wednesday he would not appear before police as part of their probe into a spy unit formed while he was the country's top tax man. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:13:21 -0400.
- Raw Data: The Known: Cancer Is Really, Really Old. The Unknown: How Common It Was.
A fossilized bone tumor in South Africa is the oldest known case of cancer, researchers say. The extent of the disease so long ago remains elusive.
George Johnson. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:53:58 GMT.
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- HDP cancels ‘diplomatic program’ in Cape Town after Gaziantep attack
A Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) delegation led by one of the party’s co-chairs has cancelled a diplomatic program in South Africa following a massive attack on a wedding of a party member in southeastern Turkey
Hurriyet. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:08:00 +0200.
- Editorial: Who Gets to Race as a Woman?
Caster Semenya of South Africa and other female athletes with high testosterone levels should not be punished for their condition.
The Editorial Board. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 20 Aug 2016 02:20:58 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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