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Senior ANC Official Vows Jacob Zuma will Quit if Convicted of

Voice of America – USA

By Darren Taylor South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) says it’s confident it will win more than 70 percent of the vote when the

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South Africa considers steps to help Zimbabwe

Reuters South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa

HARARE (Reuters) – South Africa is considering opening lines of credit and other measures to help Zimbabwe recover from an economic crisis and ease its

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South Africa to host Champions Trophy


DUBAI (AFP) — The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday officially named South Africa as the new hosts of the biennial Champions Trophy this year.

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Sun is Building Massive HPC Solution in South Africa

eWeek – New York, NY

By Jeffrey Burt Sun Microsystems is providing the hardware and software for what will become South Africa’s largest HPC environment.

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South Africa to host Trophy

SkySports – USA

The International Cricket Council’s board has unanimously agreed to switch this year’s Champions Trophy to South Africa. Pakistan had originally been due to

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South Africa: The Just So Stories About Zuma May Turn Out Wrong – Washington,USA

After the Polokwane ouster of Thabo Mbeki, it seemed possible that Owen was right at last: “The South African Communist Party’s ‘long-planned ‘second stage

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South Africa: Libraries Are Key in Creating a Thinking Nation – Washington,USA

Pietermaritzburg — South Africa needs to strategically position libraries as partners in education to encourage a reading culture and a nation of critical

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South Africa rejects Pacific solution

The Australian – Sydney,Australia

New Zealand has its own frustrations with South Africa, particularly over the start date of the expanded competition. Australia and New Zealand want the

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China-Africa Development Fund opens office in South Africa

AltAssets – USA

The fund aims to expedite economic growth in Africa. The creation of the South African office is a step to help facilitate CADFund’s investments in Africa.

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Southern Africa ‘May Have Escaped Worst’ of Crisis

Bloomberg – USA

even after it avoided the direct impact of the global financial crisis, said Monde Mnyande, chief economist of South Africa’s Reserve Bank.

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South Africa to stage Champions Trophy |

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Epoch Times – South Africa Considers Steps to Help Zimbabwe

By Reuters

South Africa is considering measures to help Zimbabwe recover from an economic crisis.

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South Africa urges coordinated action on crisis

By Reuters

South African President Kgalema Motlanthe urged the country’s struggling auto industry to save jobs and chided rich countries for failing to tackle the global financial crisis with a coordinated response. Motlanthe told South Africa’s

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South Africa: Host of ICC Champions Trophy 2009 | Sports37

ICC Champions Trophy 2009 is set to take place in South Africa, starting from September 24. The 12-day long tournament will be concluded with the final match.

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EMSC – European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre


Region, SOUTH AFRICA. Date time, 2009-03-16 at 14:05:45.8 UTC. Location, 27.06 S ; 26.84 E. Depth, 22 km. Distances, 22 km SE Orkney (pop 145801 ; local time 16:05 2009-03-16) 20 km NW Viljoenskroon (pop 54955 ; local time 16:05

EMSC – Last 60 earthquakes worldwide – South Africa: Zuma Takes Pulpit to Convert Rhema Flock

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South African men are ‘raping women to cure them of being lesbians

Lesbians living in South Africa are being raped by men who believe it will ‘cure ‘ them of their sexual orientation, a report has revealed.

S. Africa gangs using rape to ‘cure’ lesbians – Africa –

Placards voicing the concerns of rape victims are seen outside the high court as another rape case concludes in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 9, 2009.

Lesbians subjected to “corrective rape” in South Africa – Telegraph

Lesbians living in South Africa are being subjected to “corrective rape” and severe violence by men trying to “cure” them of their sexual orientation,

South Africa’s Economy Takes A Hit : NPR

South Africa has the largest economy in Africa. But last month, the country recorded its first quarter of negative growth in a decade.

Raped and killed for being a lesbian: South Africa ignores

Women living in fear of brutal assaults by male gangs • Country’s ‘macho politics’ lead to lack of action. South Africa: Registered Citizens Abroad to Vote in

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Zoologist swims with lioness to escape heat of South Africa

A zoologist keen to cool off in the South African heat was joined by an unlikely swimming partner – a giant lioness. South Africa: SAA Chief Khaya Ngqula Quits Amid Probe

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When prosecution meets a presidency in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG: If all goes as expected, South Africa will soon be led by a president who South Africa is a nation with enormous problems, among them that

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