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  1. .com | South Africa's crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | News24

    In the current crisis we are having with the load shedding. I agree that the countryis going backwards not forwards.


  2. Sharks too lose Steyn but gain KankowskiRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | RuggaWorld

    The Sharks welcomed Springbok number eight Ryan Kankowski back to training this week but are likely to be without centre Frans Steyn and lock Stephan Lewies this Friday. and his team face the Rebels in Durban this week in the Sharks' first game back on South African soil having finished their overseas tour with a morale-boosting win over the Reds.


  3. .com | 2022 Commonwealth Games would cost KZN R1.1bnRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | News24

    It will cost the KwaZulu-Natal government nearly R1.1bn if Durban is selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, according to a report tabled before the eThekwini municipality's executive committee on Tuesday. It would cost South Africa R3.4bn to host the event.


  4. Marikana: Zuma won't bow to pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... Zuma said. Zuma also repeated his refrain from last year's State of the Nation Address, insisting South Africa did have "a good story to tell". Here, he cited the Institute for Management Development Global Competitiveness Yearbook, the World ...


  5. Africa's growth slows as leading economies face headwindsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Power outages and prices have hobbled South Africa, leading to protests such as those in Johannesburg earlier in May. Power outages and prices have hobbled South Africa, leading to protests such as those in Johannesburg earlier in May. After a decade of impressive growth, Africa is now facing the burden of stagnation in its two biggest economies, dragged down by everything from electricity blackouts and fuel shortages to labour unrest and declining tourism. South Africa reported a sharp drop in economic growth and a rise in unemployment on Tuesday, while Nigeria struggled to recover from a severe fuel shortage that grounded its airlines and forced businesses to close early.


  6. Seven emerging international artists from Africa exhibit at Tiwani ContemporaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Art Daily

    ... selected for the Road to Twenty Ten project to provide alternative stories from the World Cup in South Africa. His work has been exhibited at the Musee du Quai Branly, France (2013), the Photographers' Gallery (2012), and at the Havana and Sao Paulo ...


  7. Pianist Geoffrey Poole and cellist Benjamin Dry give recital in StroudRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... a pianist he has given many recitals both of classical and contemporary music. Benjamin Dry recently moved from South Africa to the UK, where he is now teaching the cello and performing. He studied music in the US and has performed in and around ...


  8. Petition Calls For White South Africans to Be Given "Right of...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | VDARE

    A petition at is calling for the European Commission to recognize the "Right of Return" for all South Africans of European descent to return to the Continent because of the racism, violence , and overt persecution from the government Whites face in the new "democratic" South Africa . As of this writing, it has over 23,300 signatures.


  9. Africans should live in peace: ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    South Africa is committed to building stronger, more united and cohesive communities where African nationals and citizens continue to live together in peace and harmony as one people, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. The South African people have demonstrated to the world that they support peace, friendship and solidarity with their brothers and sisters from the continent, Zuma said in his Presidency budget vote speech in Parliament.


  10. Kayakers continue successRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    ... for me to paddle with and against some of the best paddlers in the world," Brea said. Prior to leaving for South Africa Brea attended a training camp in Canberra where she worked with sports scientists from the Australian Institute of Sport. They ...


  11. Oguchi Onyewu joins struggling NYCFC on a two-week trialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Oguchi Onyewu in action for the U.S. during the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Final against Brazil at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Former U.S. national team defender Oguchi Onyewu is training with NYCFC following a 13-year club career in Europe.


  12. New Market Research Report: Polyoak Packaging GroupRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    ... published research from Euromonitor International, "Polyoak Packaging Group (Pty) Ltd in Packaging Industry (South Africa)", is now available at Fast Market Research Polyoak Packaging will continue to focus on high volume and low cost packaging in ...


  13. Top South African clubs courting Local Black Stars trio Saka, Ainooson & Asamoah - reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 |

    ... p-scorers chart in the Ghana Premier League is on the radar of many Arabian clubs. But could opt for a spell in South Africa with Maritzburg United specifically mentioned to be interested in his signature.


  14. .com | Numbers at xenophobia refugee camp in Durban on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    The numbers at the only remaining xenophobia refugee camp in KwaZulu-Natal are increasing instead of decreasing, eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo said on Tuesday. Nxumalo told exco members that xenophobia in the province had stabilised, however, he was concerned about the growing number of people at the Chatsworth refugee camp.


  15. South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The China Post

    Poachers in South Africa had darted the rhino with a tranquilizer and hacked off her horns while she was sedated, leaving the animal with a horrific wound covering much of her face. A couple of days later, staff on a wildlife reserve found the grievously injured rhino - alive.


  16. Outrage over f-word in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... in a media briefing as saying "It's time for him to f**k off", referring to National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa general secretary Irvin Jim. Last year the ANCYL had to distance itself from a post by Masina on picture sharing site ...


  17. .com | Man jumps to his death at upmarket Cape Town mallRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    A 21-year-old man jumped to his death from the Cavendish Square Mall in Claremont, Cape Town, on Tuesday evening, Western Cape police reported. Traut said the man's identity was known to police but would not be released until his family had been informed.


  18. Performance-based increase shocks unionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The South African Municipal Workers' Union fears that the third round of salary and wage negotiations with Salga is collapsing, the union said in a statement, on Tuesday. "We were shocked this morning when in opening negotiations, Salga indicated that workers would only get an increment linked to their performance, this despite the fact that local government unions have no performance agreement with Salga.


  19. Cuban engineers' appointment defendedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    The engineers were appointed to assist mainly rural municipalities in the province to improve service delivery, through construction of houses, water and sanitation and project management. But Dirk Groenewald, head of Solidarity's Centre for Fair Labour Practices, said that by appointing the Cubans, the ANC showed it would "rather appoint foreigners than their own people".


  20. 'Ethical, legal review of tracking needed'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Scientists have unravelled some of the biggest mysteries of bird movement and migration using leg rings and GPS satellite trackers but local bird experts say the time has come to review the ethics of willy-nilly bird-tracking experiments. "Handling birds and attaching devices to them poses inherent risks for the individual birds and these risks must be justified in terms of expected science and conservation outcomes," says Hanneline Smit-Robinson of the Birdlife South Africa conservation group.