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News: South Africa

We have started to collect the most important news related to South Africa in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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South Africa: news

Oldest dinosaur nest site found

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 12:21

A nesting site for dinosaur eggs found in South Africa is 100 million years older than the previous oldest site, palaeontologists say.
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'Gay slur' Zulu king investigated

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 11:44

South Africa's Human Rights Commission investigates reports that Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini called gay people "rotten".
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Sacked ANC youth leader appeals

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 11:56

South African youth leader Julius Malema appeals against the ruling ANC's decision to suspend him after being found guilty of bringing the party into disrepute.
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Table Mountain base jumper hurt

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 11:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cape Town

US base jumper Jeb Corliss is in hospital in South Africa after crashing during a freefall drop from Cape Town's Table Mountain.
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South Africa boosts rhino wardens

Monday, January 16th 2012, 13:29

South Africa hires 150 extra rangers for the world-renowned Kruger national park to try to combat record poaching of rhinos for their horns.
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Bird flu empties South Africa's ostrich farms

Friday, January 13th 2012, 6:28

Mass bird flu cull devastates South African ostrich farmers
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South African scrum for university places

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 20:00

South Africa university stampede reveals desperation for a better life
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VIDEO: S Africa university stampede kills one

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 18:36
related places: Johannesburg

One person has died after a stampede broke out among crowds of people trying to enrol at a university in the South African city of Johannesburg.
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African tusks seized in Malaysia

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 12:30
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia seizes elephant tusks worth 2.4m ringgit ($760,000) in a shipping container sent from South Africa, officials say.
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VIDEO: SA students 'anxious and desperate'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 12:26
related places: Johannesburg

One person has died after a stampede broke out among crowds of people trying to enrol at a university in the South African city of Johannesburg.
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SA university stampede kills one

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 11:16
related places: Johannesburg

One person is killed after a stampede breaks out among crowds of people trying to enrol at a university in the South African city of Johannesburg.
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Nelson Mandela biopic in pipeline

Monday, January 9th 2012, 10:40

A mini-series based on the life of Nelson Mandela is in the pipeline, with producers including the former South African president's grandson.
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VIDEO: Mass rally marks ANC anniversary

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 19:01

South African President Jacob Zuma has addressed a rally to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress.
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VIDEO: ANC celebrates 100 year anniversary

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 23:23

African heads of state past and present, are gathering in South Africa to celebrate 100 years of the African National Congress.
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VIDEO: Ceremonies mark 100 years of ANC

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 10:58
related places: Bloemfontein

A ceremony in the South African city of Bloemfontein has taken place to bless the site where the African National Congress (ANC) was formed 100 years ago.
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ANC tees off 100th birthday party

Friday, January 6th 2012, 16:42

South Africa's ruling African National Congress begins a weekend of celebrations to mark 100 years since it was founded with a golf tournament.
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South Africa sweep to series win

Friday, January 6th 2012, 15:31
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Cape Town

South Africa secure a first home series win since 2008 with a 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Test at Cape Town.
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Sportsday Live - latest updates

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 7:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sportsday Live - featuring build-up to Tuesday's Premier League action and updates from the Qatar Open tennis in Doha.
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Serena wins in Brisbane comeback

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 9:35

Fourth seed Serena Williams beats Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa 6-2 6-3 in the first round of the Brisbane International.
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Mandela hospital tweet apology

Friday, December 30th 2011, 13:16

A South African newspaper apologises after tweeting an inaccurate report about Nelson Mandela being hospitalised.
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Sri Lanka triumph in South Africa

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 16:57

Sri Lanka end a run of 15 Tests without a win to claim their first ever victory in South Africa.
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VIDEO: S Africa's bid to host huge telescope

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 14:13
related countries: Australia Australia

South Africa and Australia are the last two remaining countries in the shortlist to host the Square Kilometre Array telescope.
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South African ex-convict battles with crime temptation

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 7:46

Ex-convict tells of battle to avoid return to South African prison
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ANC's Malema elected to new post

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 17:37

The suspended youth leader of South Africa's governing ANC, Julius Malema, is elected to a new provincial position in the party.
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AUDIO: Woman ran 54 marathons in 57 days

Monday, December 19th 2011, 12:34

A 27 year-old woman from Cheshire ran 1,500 miles in South Africa to raise money for charity. She told Radio 5 live about her challenge.
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Sri Lanka crushed by South Africa

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 13:19
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Centurion

South Africa crush Sri Lanka by an innings within three days after the tourists' top order collapse against the Proteas' pace attack at Centurion.
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SA’s ‘Red Pimpernel’ remembers the armed resistance

Friday, December 16th 2011, 0:26

South Africa's ‘Red Pimpernel’ remembers starting a revolution
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Zuma's corruption chief resigns

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 19:19

South African President Jacob Zuma's anti-corruption investigator resigns after becoming embroiled in a row with ex-President Thabo Mbeki.
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Mandela 'spy' cameras confiscated

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 18:06
related places: Qunu

South African police confiscate cameras illegally filming Nelson Mandela's house in his home village of Qunu, a police spokesman says.
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Dewani mental illness 'not faked'

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 12:51

Shrien Dewani is not faking mental illness in order to avoid extradition to South Africa, his lawyer says.
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SA drug dealer executed in China

Monday, December 12th 2011, 11:06
related countries: China China

China executes a South African woman for drug smuggling, rejecting an appeal by President Jacob Zuma to spare her life, a South African official tells the BBC.
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Climate talks end with late deal

Sunday, December 11th 2011, 7:10

UN climate talks end with an agreement to work towards a legally enforceable deal, covering all countries, to take effect by 2020.
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VIDEO: UN climate talks near to deal

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 8:03

Delegates at a United Nations climate conference in South Africa may be edging towards an agreement on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
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UN climate talks heading to deal

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 0:20

Nations at UN climate talks appear to be edging their way to agreeing that a process towards a new carbon-cutting deal should start in the New Year.
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VIDEO: Durban climate talks 'lack urgency'

Friday, December 9th 2011, 8:06
related places: Durban

As climate change talks draw to a close in the South African city of Durban, there is still no binding agreement on climate change.
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UN climate talks 'ambition' call

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 15:37
related places: Durban

South African President Jacob Zuma calls on governments to be more ambitious as they search for agreement at the UN climate talks in Durban.
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VIDEO: Is China's growth sustainable?

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 2:54
related countries: China China

China is emerging as the potential deal-maker or deal-breaker at this year's UN climate talks taking place in South Africa.
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'Sick' SA ex-police chief in jail

Monday, December 5th 2011, 17:43

Former South African police chief Jackie Selebi arrives in prison in a wheelchair after failing in a legal bid to delay his 15-year jail sentence for corruption.
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VIDEO: Protests at UN climate change summit

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 9:52
related places: Durban

Protests have taken place at a UN climate change summit in Durban, South Africa, demanding faster action on climate change.
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SA ex-police chief loses appeal

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 12:21

Jackie Selebi, South Africa's ex-police chief, is taken to hospital after losing his appeal against his conviction for taking bribes from a drug dealer.
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Nando's axes Mugabe 'dictator' ad

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 10:58
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Fast food chain Nando's withdraws a TV advert in South Africa which pokes fun at Zimbabwe's President Mugabe as "the last dictator standing".
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Europe crisis 'threatens Africa'

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 0:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The crisis in Europe is damaging African economies, according to the South African and Nigerian finance ministers.
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SA court rejects Zuma prosecutor

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 15:12
related places: Zuma

A South African court rules that President Jacob Zuma has chosen a person unfit for office as chief prosecutor - a key job in the campaign against crime and corruption.
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England to have caretaker coach

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 19:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will appoint an interim coach for the Six Nations with the aim of appointing a permanent boss for the summer tour of South Africa.
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Big emitters aim at climate delay

Monday, November 28th 2011, 10:40
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters including the US, India and Brazil hope to delay talks on a new climate deal at a UN summit.
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The funerals that cost families dear

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 11:31

Are graveside farewells in South Africa too lavish?
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S Africa MPs pass 'secrecy bill'

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 15:30

South African MPs overwhelmingly approve a media bill despite widespread criticism that it poses a major threat to freedom of speech.
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Arthur named Australia head coach

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 8:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia name South African Mickey Arthur as their new head coach, the first foreigner to hold the role.
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Australia tie series in thriller

Monday, November 21st 2011, 17:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia beat South Africa by two wickets on the final day to level their two-match series 1-1.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday, November 21st 2011, 8:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to the weekend's football and all the action and reaction from the ATP World Tour Finals.
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Australia bid to level SA series

Sunday, November 20th 2011, 17:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia will begin the final day of the second Test on 142-3, chasing 310 to tie the series with South Africa.
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