South Africa

Cricket-Australia defeats South Africa in low-scoring World Cup thriller

Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade combined in a crucial 40-point stand to help Australia beat South Africa by five wickets in a low-scoring thriller in their first Super 12 clash at the World Cup Twenty20 Saturday. Stoinis and Wade superbly kept their cool on an unbroken sixth wicket stand to …

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Skilled people are leaving South Africa in droves – and government employment plans can’t stop it

President Cyril Ramaphosa this week published a letter from his office addressing the state of unemployment in South Africa. In the communication, Ramaphosa announced that the government has launched the second phase of the presidential employment stimulus, which aims to create massive employment opportunities in the country within a short …

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AFP receives green signal for Arshad training in South Africa

KARACHI (AFP) – The Pakistan Athletics Federation (AFP) on Wednesday confirmed it received a green signal from South Africa about sending the country’s first javelin thrower, Arshad Nadeem, to train before the vital missions of the next year. “Yes, they told us to send Arshad for training,” AFP chief Major …

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They fought apartheid in South Africa. Now they want veterans benefits.

PRETORIA, South Africa – Lesley Kgogo was 17 when he swapped a school uniform for a military fatigues and joined the armed wing of the African National Congress in the fight to overthrow the apartheid regime in South Africa. He was one of thousands who trained and slept in bush …

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South Africa: Declaration on Freedom of the Media

South Africa has come a long way since the dark day of October 19, 1977, when the apartheid regime firmly tightened the noose on press freedom. Known as Black Wednesday, this day has rightly become South Africa’s official media freedom day. On that day in 1977, the racist all-white government …

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WATCH | Meet the new Miss South Africa

Lalela Mswane from KwaZulu-Natal has been crowned Miss South Africa 2021. Lalela Mswane of KwaZulu-Natal was crowned Miss South Africa 2021 in the scintillating final of the contest held at Grand Arena, GrandWest in Cape Town. The 24-year-old – who comes from KwaSokhulu to Richards Bay – holds a Bachelor …

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Covid: South Africa will vaccinate 12-17 year olds

South Africa to start immunizing children and adolescents from October 20 as it steps up efforts to achieve auditory immunity against Covid by giving the vaccine to half of its six million young people by December . “We have reached the stage where we are ready to open the vaccination …

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The meaning of South Africa’s most popular magazine

October 16, 2021 JOHANNESBURG A AT A GLANCE its website denies the historical importance of Huisgenoot, the most widely distributed magazine in South Africa. Among the most read stories in early October were “Skokoomblik toe bruidegom se rug tydens onthaal breek ” and “Vrou se oog per ongeluk met supergom …

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South African rand gains as dollar retreats and gold rallies

Uupdate rand to reflect afternoon trade, add actions JOHANNESBURG, October 13 (Reuters) – The South African rand posted strong gains on Wednesday as the dollar retreated, gold prices rose and local bonds rose. At 3:30 p.m. GMT, the rand ZAR = D3 traded at 14.8275 against the dollar, about 1% …

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Sustainable infrastructure development at the forefront in South Africa

The president said there would be an amendment to the Infrastructure Development Act. Although the nature of the changes was not explicitly mentioned by Ramphosa, it seems likely that they would aim to bridge a disconnect between the current law and the establishment of the ISA, the implementation of the …

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