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South African Business Counts on Ramaphosa to Plot Path to Growth

U.S. News & World Report - 12 hours ago
Soweto Gold currently only distributes its products to South Africa's wealthiest province Gauteng, but plans to extend to five more provinces by the end of March before launching nationwide in August. Madlala is one of many business leaders in South ...and...

Zuma ally fights South Africa graft probe

Daily Monitor (press release) (blog) - 21 hours ago
At the weekend, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said that five people sought in connection with the sprawling investigation were currently abroad. In his first address to the nation hours after he assumed power on Friday, new South African President ...and...

Why the Famine Irish didn't emigrate to South Africa

Irish Times - 1 day ago
The exhibition furthered stereotypical views of Africa, and in particular the Cape of Good Hope, making it a less attractive option than America for emigrants looking for a destination abroad to flee the ravages of the Irish Famine. But six thousand...

Dial C for caution: Why Team India's euphoria over thrashing S Africa in ODIs needs to be tempered

Times of India (blog) - 1 day ago
One, wins at home were allegedly of lesser merit than those wrenched out in hostile ecosystems abroad. Five of Team India's series successes, especially those against stronger opponents such as Australia, England and New Zealand, had happened at home ...and...

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Lambie scores Top 14 try

SARugbymag (blog) - 10 hours ago
CRAIG LEWIS identifies 10 overseas-based players who Rassie Erasmus should consider adding to his Bok plans for the 2019 World Cup. Seabelo Senatla in SA Rugby magazine · Senatla shifts focus. Blitzboks superstar Seabelo Senatla wants to put himself in...

VIDEO: Super Rugby Try of the Week (Round 1) | SA Rugby Mag

SARugbymag (blog) - 10 hours ago
Lions wing Aphiwe Dyantyi scored a brilliant individual try in his team's 26-19 victory over the Sharks. 0 Comments. latest-articles. England captain Dylan Hartley · Bok mission against England is clear. England's bruising battle against Wales at ...and...

Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

IT News Africa - 12 hours ago
The self-regulating industry association that is recognised by all South African mobile network operators (MNOs) requires consumers to explicitly opt-in and opt-out of any mobile communication transmitted by its members. This is in line with South ...and...

Virat Kohli is a hero we conveniently love and he has stopped caring

CricTracker - 17 hours ago
How often have you seen a sportsman denying the praise coming his way for a remarkable feat and how often have you seen a sportsman creating history and not sitting in the press conference with a smile on his face? Well if you haven't yet, you should ...and...

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Fearing tourist drought, Cape Town charts a new relationship with water

Reuters - 8 hours ago
Sisa Ntshona, who heads the tourism marketing arm of South Africa's government, has the answer you'd expect: Tourists - who support an estimated 300,000 jobs in South Africa's Western Cape province - should come but they should be prepared to help out ...and...

African Miner Randgold Looks to the Americas in Quest to Diversify

Newsmax - 8 hours ago
African miner Randgold Resources is looking to make its first acquisition outside its home continent in North and South America to diversify its portfolio of assets, its chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters. The London-listed miner has invested...

The 5th Annual Commonwealth Africa Summit comes to London

Sierra Leone Telegraph - 8 hours ago
Yakubu Gowon; Rt. Hon. Baleka Mbete (Speaker of the Parliament of South Africa), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Baroness Lynda Chalker of Wallasey; Lord Watson of Richmond; Lord Ahmed of Rotherham; Baroness Uddin of Bethnal Green; Simon Walker, Director ...and...

Great Scott! Dominique gets national call-up at last

Times LIVE - 9 hours ago
After being overlooked for two national teams‚ Dominique Scott has been named in a small South African team for the world indoor championships. US-based Scott is one of six athletes who will compete in Birmingham from March 1-4‚ featuring long-jumpers ...and...

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Op-Ed: Sugar and poultry industries could boost Ramaphosa's jobs drive

Daily Maverick - 3 hours ago
South Africa's sugar and poultry industries fit almost perfectly into President Cyril Ramaphosa's plans for job creation, investment and agricultural development. In his State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa recognised the enormous economic ...and...

All Blacks to play Springboks in Brazil

report - 4 hours ago
The New Zealand Rugby Union has poured cold water on reports out of South Africa that the All Blacks could face the Springboks in Brazil in 2020. The Afrikaans newspaper Rapport claims the two rugby rivals have been in talks to stage a one-off match in ...and...

HSBC takes $500m hit on Carillion and Steinhoff

Manx Radio - 9 hours ago
HSBC has revealed a $500m hit as loans turned sour after the collapse of Carillion and an accounting scandal at South African retail giant Steinhoff. The bank disclosed that it had taken the charge as it reported a sharp rise in annual profits to $17 ...and...

Who's Afraid to Celebrate Robert Mugabe Day?

teleSUR English - 10 hours ago
Turning blind eyes to the ancient stoneworks at Khami, Great Zimbabwe and Dhlo-Dhlo, or the Mutapa Empire, The British South Africa Company was certainly lock, stock and barrel in with their fellow countryman. A billboard produced by the colonization ...and...

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Team USA is both diverse and unified. What's so difficult about that?

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
Team USA has an openly gay man who competed in figure skating and an openly gay man who competed in freestyle skiing, and darned if it doesn't feel like we're past that being a story at the next Olympics or the Olympics after that. Team USA's most ...and...

Rowing their way to glory and success

DestinyMan - 13 hours ago
You can add rowing to the growing list of disciplines in which South Africans have made their mark. Kirsten McCann became the first South African female world champion in history when she claimed gold at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in the Women...

Terror-accused twins back in Joburg court

Citizen - 19 hours ago
Terror-accused twins Brandon-lee and Tony-lee Thulsie are expected to appear in the Johannesburg High Court on Tuesday, facing charges related to plotting terrorist attacks. They were arrested in July 2016, for being suspected of plotting terrorist ...and...

UAE's on-field success and USA's off-field progress | Cricbuzz.com

Cricbuzz - 2 days ago
It's rare that stories from Associates' cricket get widespread attention, even from the dedicated cricket media, but it's likely you'll already have heard that there was some cricket on in Windhoek last week. The Namibian capital just witnessed the ...and...

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Super Rugby: New Zealand conference preview with Greg Growden

ESPN - 3 hours ago
That meant they had to go to South Africa, where they beat the Stormers, in week one of the finals but the return trip home to New Zealand proved too tough as they fell to eventual champions, the Crusaders. At the heart of their run to the finals was ...and...

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis back in training ahead of Australia series

NEWS.com.au - 4 hours ago
“He will start batting tomorrow and we are hopeful he will come through that and be available to captain the team for the first Test against Australia,” team manager Mohammed Moosajee said in a news release from Cricket South Africa on Tuesday. Two ...and...

South African Stars Brighten Dubai Carnival Card

BloodHorse.com - 5 hours ago
The Godolphin quartet includes Folkswood, a 5-year-old Exceed And Excel (AUS) gelding who was last seen finishing fifth in the Emirates Stakes (G1) at Flemington in Australia Nov. 11. Also toting the familiar blue silks are Leshlaa, a 4-year-old ...and...

Australia can create history at Eden Park tonight

The Roar - 6 hours ago
Tonight could be a double celebration, with Australia's 100th start in the shortest format, with a 53rd victory. Hardly a startling stat, in fact 53 per cent is only the fourth best among the most successful countries. Currently ranked third, India ...and...

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