Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Thousands could die from coronavirus in Africa – WHO

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ABUJA – Tens of thousands of people in Africa may die from the novel coronavirus if effective measures against the ...

World Cup winner Kolbe nominated for Top 14 award

The pocket-sized winger, who lifted the Webb Ellis Trophy with the Springboks last Saturday, scored 6 tries in 16 appearances
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Star Bok set for final aerial battle with England

Prior to the semi-finals, Kolbe had underlined his credentials as one of the stars of the World Cup with a series of blistering performances that lit up ...

Beast braced for English onslaught in World Cup final

Mtawarira, set to retire from the game after the tournament, says Springboks know they’ll have to play out of their skins to win on Saturday
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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
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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 ...