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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

S Africa collapse sees NZ through

Friday, March 25th 2011, 16:07
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand beat South Africa by 49 runs to reach the World Cup semi-finals following a dramatic collapse from the Proteas.
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Live - South Africa v New Zealand

Friday, March 25th 2011, 7:56
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

South Africa collapse dramatically as New Zealand win by 49 runs to reach the World Cup semi-finals.
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Racegoer 'poured whisky' on Zuma

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 12:43
related places: Zuma

A South African man has gone on trial for assault after allegedly pouring his drink on President Jacob Zuma.
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Africa leaders attack Libya raids

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 9:45
related countries: Libya Libya, Uganda Uganda

The leaders of Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa condemn the air strikes on Libya, saying the West is employing double-standards.
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'The Red Ants are coming'

Monday, March 21st 2011, 1:12

Images of South Africa's ruthless eviction squad
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SA victory puts England through

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 10:37
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mirpur

South Africa thrash Bangladesh by 206 runs in Mirpur to top Group B, a result that takes England and India into in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Live - Australia v Pakistan

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 3:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan end Australia's 34-match unbeaten run at the World Cup with a four-wicket win after South Africa beat Bangladesh to send England into the quarter-finals.
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Ramaphosa buys McDonald's in SA

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 17:25

Prominent anti-apartheid activist Cyril Ramaphosa is to take over the McDonald's fast-food chain in the country, it is announced.
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'Baby bin'

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 7:53

Giving chance of life to South Africa's unwanted infants
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Ireland exit as South Africa progress

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 16:04
related countries: Ireland Ireland

South Africa book their place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup and end Ireland's hopes of progressing in the tournament with a 131-run win in Kolkata.
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Honeymoon death accused is bailed

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 12:51

A man accused of ordering the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa can continue to remain on bail.
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Live - South Africa v Ireland

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 8:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa beat Ireland by 131 runs in Kolkata to secure their place in the World Cup quarter-finals and end Ireland's hopes of advancing.
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Ex-Zuma aide arrested on parole

Monday, March 14th 2011, 16:53

A convicted former aide to South Africa President Jacob Zuma, Schabir Shaik, is arrested after allegedly assaulting two people while out on medical parole.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

Sachin Tendulkar's 99th international century proves in vain as South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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S Africa beat India in thriller

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 17:22
related countries: India India
related places: Nagpur

South Africa execute a brilliant run chase to beat India in the last over at the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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Live - India v South Africa

Saturday, March 12th 2011, 8:34

South Africa hit 13 off the final over to beat India by three wickets after a thrilling finale to their World Cup Group A match in Nagpur.
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SA's police 'lost 20,000 weapons'

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 14:04

South Africa's police force has lost more than 20,000 firearms in the last seven years, a parliamentary committee hears.
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South African thieves return girl stolen inside car

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 13:17
related places: Johannesburg

Two South Africa thieves steal car from a Johannesburg woman's home, then drive back to return toddler who was inside - keeping the car.
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VIDEO: Women in Lesotho bridging equality gap

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:48
related countries: Lesotho Lesotho

The tiny kingdom of Lesotho which is entirely surrounded by South Africa, is ranked eighth in the world when it comes to bridging the gap between the sexes.
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Poll boosts Brazil and S Africa

Monday, March 7th 2011, 0:00
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil and South Africa boost their global image as a BBC poll on national views shows growing credibility for "middle powers".
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Strauss savours thrilling victory

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 13:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss is delighted after the enthralling six-run victory against South Africa in Chennai.
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England stun S Africa in thriller

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 11:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat South Africa by six runs in a thrilling World Cup Group B match in Chennai, with Stuart Broad taking 4-15 and Ravi Bopara top-scoring with 60 to reignite an uncertain campaign.
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Live - Cricket World Cup

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 3:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat South Africa by six runs in a stunning revival to their World Cup fortunes while India take on Ireland in Bangalore.
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VIDEO: The ancient art of stick fighting

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 11:40

In a township in South Africa one man is trying to teach the ancient art of stick fighting to the next generation
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'Racism' row hits SA government

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 12:50

One of South Africa's most powerful ministers, Trevor Manuel, accuses the government spokesman of "the worst order of racism" over remarks he made about mixed race people.
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VIDEO: Georgia recruits South African farmers

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 7:56
related countries: Georgia Georgia

To revive its agricultural industry, the Georgian government is inviting groups of white South African farmers to settle and farm there
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SA columnist in 'racism' furore

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 19:17

A South African columnist apologises for an article criticised as racist against mixed race people after her paper suspends her column.
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A new life

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 5:25
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia invites South African farmers to start afresh
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South Africa's lethal high

Monday, February 28th 2011, 3:13

HIV drugs and rat poison - the cocktail of choice for addicts
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Zuma launches new mining company

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 14:11

South Africa launches a state-owned mining company, the African Exploration Mining and Finance Corporation.
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Toxic water 'threatens SA city'

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 18:34
related places: Johannesburg

Rapidly rising acidic water in the abandoned gold mines under Johannesburg in South Africa could leak out early next year, the water ministry warns.
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De Villiers inspires S Africa win

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 16:32
related countries: India India
related places: New Delhi, Villiers

AB de Villiers hits a magnificent 107 not out as South Africa beat West Indies by seven wickets in their World Cup Group B match in New Delhi.
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Live - South Africa v West Indies

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 8:31

AB de Villiers hits a magnificent unbeaten century to help South Africa beat West Indies by seven wickets in a one-sided World Cup Group B match in Delhi.
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Shrien Dewani taken to hospital

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 9:34

A man accused of ordering the murder of his wife during their honeymoon in South Africa is being treated in hospital, his spokesman says.
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South Africa athletics head fired

Friday, February 18th 2011, 14:25

The head of South Africa's athletics body Leonard Chuene is sacked after a disciplinary hearing found him guilty of financial misconduct.
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Oil worker released in DR Congo

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 9:40
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Kingdom United Kingdom

DR Congo rebels release a South African oil worker employed by UK-based oil firm Soco, three days after his kidnapping, officials say.
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SA hostess held over drugs bust

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 13:29
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A South African air hostess is being held in jail in Brazil after she was allegedly found with 5kg (11lb) of cocaine, her airline says.
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Nigeria 'fake medics' in SA court

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 14:58
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Six Nigerians and one Zambian are charged in South Africa with impersonating doctors and endangering people's lives.
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In pictures

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 8:35

The disappearing culture of South Africa's Bushmen
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South African man 'threatened UK'

Monday, February 14th 2011, 11:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Johannesburg

A South African man has been charged with threatening to unleash a biological agent in Britain unless he was paid $4m (£2.5m).
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Row over Bono's Boer song remarks

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 15:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish pop star Bono is criticised in South Africa for apparently endorsing the controversial song Shoot the Boer.
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Winnie Mandela sued by policeman

Friday, February 11th 2011, 15:46

A South African police officer lays charges against Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Nelson Mandela's ex-wife, whom he stopped and accused of speeding.
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VIDEO: Mandela recovering well, says daughter

Friday, February 11th 2011, 3:59

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is recovering well from a recent health scare, according to his daughter Zindzi Mandela Hlongwane.
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Zuma creates $1.2bn fund for jobs

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 19:36

South African President Jacob Zuma announces a fund worth $1.2bn (£770m) to create jobs in a country where more than one in five people are unemployed.
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VIDEO: South Africa's battle with rhino poachers

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 11:36

Three suspected rhino poachers have been shot and killed by rangers in South Africa's Kruger National Park.
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S Africa 'rhino poachers' killed

Monday, February 7th 2011, 15:06

Three suspected rhino poachers are killed by rangers in South Africa's Kruger National Park.
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Dewani 'died after staged hijack'

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 22:09

One of the men accused of murdering Anni Dewani on her honeymoon in South Africa claims the hijacking which led to her death was staged.
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Breaking traditions

Wednesday, February 2nd 2011, 19:50

South African students share rooms in a bid to overcome racism
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S Africa plea to Somali pirates

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 11:01
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The families of a South African couple captured by Somali pirates in October plead for their release, after a ransom demand of $10m (£6m).
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Mandela 'responding well' to care

Monday, January 31st 2011, 13:57

South Africa doctors say former President Nelson Mandela is continuing to recover after spending two nights in hospital last week.
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Mandela at home after treatment

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 3:09

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is recovering at home after spending two nights in hospital with a respiratory infection.
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