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South Africa President Jacob Zuma
PRETORIA — The disorderly behaviour by members of the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) at the Durban memorial service for Ahmed Kathrada on Sunday afternoon is a worrying glimpse into the future as President Jacob Zuma struggles to hold on to power. ...
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South Africa President Jacob Zuma
Columnists Opinion & Editorials
So things are happening in South Africa after an eventful week which saw a Cabinet reshuffle. For those who follow South African politics in general and the African National Congress (ANC) in particular, the current developments are not surprising as they are not new. In September 2008, the former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, was ejected in exactly the same way as is being prescribed on President Jacob Zuma today. ...

Africa News
South Africa's police are appealing for information after arresting a Danish man alleged to have had suspected genitals from 21 women in his freezer. ...

A grandson of Nelson Mandela has appeared in court in Johannesburg charged with the rape and attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl. ...

Pen manufacturer Bic has apologized for a post on its South African Facebook page on Women's Day that has been heavily criticized for being sexist. ...

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The United Nations on Tuesday denied a media report that Sudanese troops held South African peacekeepers in Darfur hostage so Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir could leave South Africa ...
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SUDANESE President Omar al-Bashir is still in South Africa, State Information Minister Yasser Youssef said, before a court there decides on whether to order al-Bashir's arrest on war-crimes charges. ...

Soccer Sport
Normalcy returned to the Warriors camp yesterday after most of the players called up to prepare for the Cosafa Cup pitched up at the team’s training session ahead of the trip to South Africa for the regional football tournament that starts on Sunday. ...
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COSAFA-bound senior national men’s team received a major boost ahead of the tournament after Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader Walter Magaya yesterday donated funds to cover the team’s expenses while in South Africa. ...

A woman holds up a placard during a march to end the anti-immigrant violence in South Africa.
Columnists Opinion & Editorials
THIS week, Africa has been gripped by the horrifying images coming out of South Africa, in which thousands of foreigners have been hounded out of their homes and businesses by xenophobic mobs and forced to take refuge in police stations and camps. ...

Grant Elliott hit a six off the penultimate delivery to secure New Zealand's place in the World Cup final with a thrilling four-wicket win. ...
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Arts & Culture Life and Style
JOHANNESBURG — South African businessman and music promoter Prosper Mkwaiwa’s wife Tina is still reeling from the shock of her husband’s untimely death. Mkwaiwa died on his way to seek medical treatment after complaining of a high fever on Sunday. ...

JOHANNESBURG — South African President Jacob Zuma said he was in “perfect” condition after recovering from a bout of fatigue that left him hospitalised in June, playing down reports of health problems. ...

PRETORIA — South African football giants Orlando Pirates have confirmed the resignation of coach Vladimir Vermezovic (VV) in the wake of the club’s 2-1 loss to Maritzburg United on Tuesday ...

South African football giants Mamelodi Sundowns technical team will be holding thumbs that some of the eight injured players will be ready for today’s critical Tshwane Derby against SuperSport United. ...
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Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) expects full-year earnings to fall by at least 20% because of the record five-month strike that hit its South African operation, it said yesterday. ...
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Multimedia News
More than 700 shacks were destroyed after a massive fire swept across the Kya Sands informal settlement in Johannesburg South Africa ...

ZIMBABWEANS living in South Africa are due to engage Home Affairs minister Kembo Mohadi in a consultative forum over the new stringent visa regime introduced by the neighbouring country. ...

Arts & Culture Life and Style
ONE of Zimbabwe’s most promising theatre actors Tafadzwa Hanandah is in South Africa for the musical adaptation of Peter Abraham’s novel Mine Boy. ...

SA crash pilot jailed 7 years
A SOUTH African millionaire who recently crashed his helicopter in Gwanda was yesterday slapped with a seven-year jail term. ...

National News
THE South African government has urged Zimbabweans who acquired permits through a 2009 special dispensation to renew the documents as they are about to expire. ...

AMH Voices
Three people travelling from Harare were injured on Saturday along Masvingo road near the Beatrice tollgate when their truck burst a rear tyre and overturned. Below is a collage taken by Kangai Maukazuva. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
In just less than two months, South Africa has already experienced fuel price increases twice. ...

Multimedia Soccer Sport
WARRIORS fans say they are putting their last dollar on the Warriors to beat Libya in the African Nations Championships (Chan) semi-finals in South Africa tomorrow. ...

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Cricket Sport
ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) looks set to turn down Cricket South Africa’s proposed Test match against the Proteas. ...

Africa News Southern Africa
FORMER Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s ex-lover Nosipho Shilubane has written a book detailing her experiences with the MDC-T leader. ...

Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The late former South African President Nelson Mandela would not have boasted of having degrees in violence. ...

US President Barack Obama makes remarks on the passing of former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nelson Mandela at the age of 95, at the White House in Washington, December 5, 2013.
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Mandela-The Life Multimedia News
America's first black president, Barack Obama, hailed Nelson Mandela on Thursday as a source of personal inspiration whose struggle against racism in South Africa jump-started his own involvement in politics. ...

Rugby Sport
Captain Richie McCaw conceded New Zealand had to “dig deep” in their frenzied 38-27 victory over South Africa at Ellis Park on Saturday. ...
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South Africa’s economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2013 as the manufacturing sector grew 11,5%, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said yesterday. ...
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