Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

S.Africa shuts embassy in Nigeria after xenophobic attacks: official

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JOHANNESBURG – South Africa said Thursday it has closed its diplomatic missions in the Nigerian cities of Abuja and Lagos ...

S.Africa announces visa waivers to boost tourism

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JOHANNESBURG – South Africa on Thursday announced visa waivers for four countries in a bid to boost tourism amid an economic ...

Industry and campaigners spar over South Africa’s carbon tax

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SOUTH AFRICA • Johannesburg’s new carbon tax has provoked a storm of criticism from environmental campaigners who said it is too ...

Living off garbage at the bottom of world’s most unequal nation

In the financial capital of South Africa, an informal army of collectors find their best chance of income curbside in wealthy suburbs
By Pauline Bax / ...

One-horse South African town still scarred by ‘racist’ murder

The yawning gap between the haves and the have-nots continues to bite
COLIGNY • Not many people had heard of Coligny in South Africa’s North West ...

Channelling Thatcher: S. Africa’s president takes on its unions

One of the chief obstacles to Ramaphosa’s agenda is South Africa’s powerful unions, which are deeply embedded in the govt and economy
by ANTONY ...

S. Africa’s winemakers open a new frontier in the Dragon Mountain

Producing wine at 1,100m means turning tradition on its head
By Derek Alberts / BLOOMBERG South Africa’s wine industry is centred around Cape ...

US$150b in pension funds at heart of South Africa scandal

The unfolding crisis at the PIC shows just how deep South African President Ramaphosa will have to dig to eradicate endemic corruption and restore the ...

MST Golf’s South African connection gets stronger

While much has changed with technology bringing a scientific approach into teaching, Sergio Dias of South Africa reckons there’s still room for the ‘old ...

It’s easier than ever to get ethical, elegant home décor from Africa

A small group of dedicated design cognoscenti is bringing African traditions to America in thoroughly modern ways
by Kathryn O’Shea-Evans When it comes ...

Train crash leaves 3 dead, 620 injured in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG – At least three people were killed and 620 others injured when two passenger trains collided during the morning commute in South Africa ...

A RM206.5b fight over who owns South African central bank

Also at risk may be billions of dollars in reserves and a legal brawl that could last for years
Johannesburg • South Africa’s Lesetja Kganyago has a ...