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DR Congo election: African leaders congratulate Tshisekedi

The presidents of South Africa and Kenya congratulate Felix Tshisekedi after last month's disputed poll.
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Daily Sip: Defiance

This originally appeared as part of the Daily Sip, a website from Charles LaFond, a spiritual companion, author, potter and fundraiser who lives on a farm in New Mexico with his dog Kai. offering regular meditations and reflections on spirituality and church fundraising   One definition of “Defiance” is “contempt of danger.”  The Latin root of the word is disfidare and is a combination of two words: “away” (dis) and fidus “faithful.” The word came from a 12th century attempt to make a new word ...
Tags: Religion, South Africa, Jesus, New Mexico, Charles, Kai, The Magazine, Dali Lama, Charles LaFond, Featured Story


'Missing link' in human history discovered

The fossils of Australopithecus sediba have fueled scientific debate since they were found at the Malapa Fossil Site in South Africa 10 years ago.
Tags: News, South Africa, Stories


Coups and murder: the sinister world of apartheid’s secret mercenaries

A South African militia that claimed to be behind the murder of a UN chief was involved in deadly work across the continent, its members sayKeith Maxwell, the self-declared “commodore” of the South African Institute for Maritime Research (SAIMR), liked to dress up on special occasions in the garish costume of a 18th-century admiral, with a three-cornered hat, brass buttons and a cutlass. Ordinary members of his organisation were expected to show up in crisp naval whites.Gathered together in upma...
Tags: Africa, World news, South Africa, United Nations, Maxwell, Un, Johannesburg, Dag Hammarskjöld, Wemmer Pan naval base


Pradeep ruled out of Australia series due to hamstring strain

The grade-one strain has also left the Sri Lanka seamer doubtful for the South Africa Tests, that follow close on the heels of the Australia tou
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Inside the weird, sinister world of apartheid’s secret mercenaries

A South African militia that claimed to be behind the murder of a UN chief was involved in deadly work across the continent, its members sayKeith Maxwell, the self-declared “commodore” of the South African Institute for Maritime Research (SAIMR), liked to dress up on special occasions in the garish costume of a 18th-century admiral, with a three-cornered hat, brass buttons and a cutlass. Ordinary members of his organisation were expected to show up in crisp naval whites.Gathered together in upma...
Tags: Africa, World news, South Africa, United Nations, Maxwell, Un, Johannesburg, Dag Hammarskjöld, Wemmer Pan naval base


England lose to South Africa in Quad Series - highlights & report

England lose 48-45 to South Africa in their second International Quad Series match at London's Copper Box Arena.
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International Quad Series: England lose 48-45 to South Africa in London

England lose 48-45 to South Africa in their second International Quad Series match at London's Copper Box Arena.
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England lose to South Africa in Quad Series

England lose 48-45 to South Africa in their second International Quad Series match at London's Copper Box Arena.
Tags: England, London, News, South Africa


Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez ace chase to put Pakistan 1-0 up

Pakistan survived a wobble at the end as South Africa's Hashim Amla-inspired total was shown to be short
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Hashim Amla, Imam ul Haq Mohammad Hafeez


Amla gets hundred, van der Dussen 93 as South Africa post 266

On a slow surface, South Africa were forced to construct an innings as Pakistan's spinners proved hard to get away
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Amla, Van der Dussen


Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship: Shane Lowry clinches one-shot victory

Shane Lowry's final-hole birdie gives him a one-shot victory over Richard Sterne of South Africa in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Tags: News, South Africa, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi HSBC, Richard Sterne


South Africa opt to bat, debuts for Olivier, van der Dussen

Pakistan, meanwhile, included Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim and Usman Shinwari, while Fakhar Zaman, too, returned after being dropped form the third Test
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, Fakhar Zaman, Usman Shinwari, Olivier van der Dussen, Mohammad Hafeez Shoaib Malik Imad Wasim


South Africa eye one-day series to fill allrounder's slot

The SA captain considers the ODI series as a 'challenge' as they look to fill up the empty spots ahead of the 50-over World Cup in March
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Socialism and the vicious circle of child marriage

Socialism and the vicious circle of child marriage She was the brightest girl in her class, and 13-year-old Maureen dreamed of an education that would get her out of the poverty that bogged down her hometown of Mudzi, Mashonaland, Zimbabwe. Her parents promised to pay her tuition – but her family hit hard times. Instead, her father married off the young adolescent to a middle-aged man. “When my parents told me about the marriage I couldn’t believe it, bec...
Tags: UK, Religion, Eu, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Guardian, World Bank, Financial Times, Mugabe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Maureen, World Council of Churches, Acton Institute, Rev Ben Johnson Economic, Mnanagagwa


Returning Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez key against resurgent South Africa

Pakistan have never lost at St George's Park in three matches, but they'll have to be wary of David Miller, who returns to his favourite ground in South Africa
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, St George, David Miller, Shoaib Malik Mohammad Hafeez


Showboat: billionaire NFL team owner installs Imax cinema on superyacht

Dan Snyder made a ‘special and unusual’ request when ordering Lady S from Dutch boatbuilderDan Snyder, the American billionaire owner of the Washington National Football League (NFL) team, is taking delivery of a new superyacht, complete with the world’s first floating private Imax movie theatre – at an additional $3m (£2.3m) cost.You may think that sailing a 93-metre (305ft) yacht to the world’s most extraordinary locations would be the ultimate luxury experience. However, up-close encounters w...
Tags: Business, Washington, NFL, Sport, US news, South Africa, Netherlands, Galapagos Islands, Dan Snyder, Snyder, The super-rich, Washington National Football League NFL, Snyder Continue


India beats Australia by 7 wickets in 3rd ODI, wins series

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal took a record 6-42 to propel India to a seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day cricket international and a 2-1 win in the three-match series on Friday. Chahal’s return was not only a career-best, beating his 5-22 against South Africa, but matched the best figures in […]
Tags: News, Australia, India, Sports, South Africa, Melbourne, Australia AP, Chahal, Yuzvendra Chahal


Incoming Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez key against resurgent South Africa

Pakistan have never lost at St George's Park in three matches, but they'll have to be wary of David Miller, who returns to his favourite ground in South Africa
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Pakistan, St George, David Miller, Shoaib Malik Mohammad Hafeez


Saudi Arabia plans oil refinery, petrochemicals plant in S.Africa

Saudi Arabia plans to build an oil refinery and a petrochemicals plant in South Africa as part of $10 billion of investments in the country, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Friday.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, Africa, businessNews, South Africa, Khalid al Falih


2019 Travel Bucket List South Africa – Where to Holiday THIS Year

Our 2019 travel bucket list South Africa, comes laden with surprises. Think you know South Africa? Think again… South Africa’s vastness means there are endless nooks and crannies lurking in amongst which you’ll find surprising mountain passes, caves, hamlets, little towns, or even whole cities that deserve a closer look. Scroll your way through our […] The post 2019 Travel Bucket List South Africa – Where to Holiday THIS Year appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, South Africa, East London, Destinations, Springbok, Cederberg, Clarens, Ten (10) to Inspire, Greyton, Kaapsehoop, Sabie, Cape Overberg, Nieuwoudtville


Patient Lowry relishing desert challenge

Shane Lowry in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Picture Getty Shane Lowry shrugged off some "horrendous" early mistakes to remain in pole position in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.The Clara man (31) knew it would be tough to go low again after opening with a blistering, 10-under par 62.But despite bogeys at the second and third, he remained patient, avoided more mistakes and made four birdi...
Tags: Sport, South Africa, Golf, Lee Westwood, European Tour, Dubai, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Clara, Lowry, Louis, Abu Dhabi HSBC, Sterne, Oosthuizen, Louis Oosthuizen


3 Brilliant Examples of Brand Storytelling You May Have Missed

We have been sharing stories from the beginning of human civilization — for good reason. Stories captivate our attention and build communities by bringing ideas, emotions, and experiences to life in a memorable way. So much so, that companies are increasingly embracing brand storytelling in the era of the connected digital consumer. What is Brand Storytelling? Brand storytelling is defined as the art of shaping a company’s identity through the use of narratives and storytelling techniques ...
Tags: Facebook, Seo, Content Marketing, South Africa, Ikea, Land Rover, Don, Jessica Gioglio, Ekaterina Walter, IKEA Singapore, Social Media Consulting, Maneybhanjang, Land Of Land Rovers, The Land of Land Rovers, Brand Storytelling Example, Power Of Humor In Storytelling Every


What’s Your Emergency? Law Enforcement’s Increasing Interest in Tech

Fort Worth, TX—Data analytics and visual search technologies are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies, growth that has captured the attention of tech giant Motorola.The Chicago-based tech company, which has long sold narrow-band radios to law enforcement, has been building its arsenal of software and camera technologies through a series of acquisitions. The latest by Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) was a $445 million purchase last week of Vaas, a Fort Worth, TX-based maker of imag...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Motorola, Apps, 911, Police, Trends, Tech, Analytics, People, Cybersecurity, Law Enforcement, Broadband, Software, Chicago, South Africa


South Africa's Rory Kleinveldt calls time on first-class career

The 35-year-old from Cape Town last played a Test in February 2013, but had been active in the domestic first-class circuit and the county scene in England
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Warren Gatland in head coach conversations for South Africa tour

Warren Gatland says he has had "informal conversations" over coaching the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.
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South Africa's Rory Kleinveldt calls time on 17-year career

He made his South Africa debut in 2008, but lost his place by 2013. Since then, Kleinveldt led the Northamptonshire and Cobras attack, finishing with 454 first-class wickets
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Bitcoin ransomers arrested for kidnapping in South Africa

Police in Mpumalanga, South Africa, have arrested two suspects who demanded a Bitcoin ransom following the kidnapping of a teenage boy and the attempted kidnapping of a 13 year-old girl. The kidnappers demanded just over $100,000 (1.5 million rand) worth of Bitcoin in exchange for the safe return of the teenage boy who was snatched in May last year. The boy was returned to his family a few days after the kidnapping, it was not disclosed whether the ransom had been paid, Times Live reports. Thank...
Tags: Startups, South Africa, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Hard Fork, Mpumalanga South Africa, Times Live


Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa

When you think of places to stay in the Kalahari Desert it brings to mind loads of sand (and not much else), parched animals at nonexistent waterholes, and extreme heat. But this picture of the Kalahari Desert as arid with little to mar the landscape is far from true. The Kalahari can be as hotazel! […] The post Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
Tags: Travel, Accommodation, South Africa, Kalahari Desert, Northern Cape, Kalahari, Upington, Ten (10) to Inspire, Augrabies, Kuruman, Green Kalahari, Kalahari Desert South Africa


10 great affordable winter sun holidays: readers' travel tips

Dodge the British winter, without spending a fortune, with readers’ picks in Spain, including the Canaries, and bargains in north, west and South Africa We escaped to the north-west coast of Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands, for a week before Christmas. With flights from £80, reasonable car hire (£50) and a great Airbnb in Lajares (£30 a night), it was a great week of cycling, surfing, hiking, boat trips to the small island off the north coast and epic sunsets from the lovely fishing village...
Tags: Travel, Spain, South Africa, Airbnb, North West, Top 10s, Winter Sun, Canary Islands, Fuerteventura, Corralejo, Lajares, El Cotillo Lajares, El Cotillo, Sasha Dobrota