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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.

World news related to South Africa – overview

South Africa: news

Mandela boost for ANC supporters

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 17:37

Former South African president Nelson Mandela makes a surprise appearance at the ruling ANC party's final pre-election rally.
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S Africa 'doomed under Zuma'

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 12:38

Opposition leader Helen Zille urges voters to prevent South Africa from becoming a 'failed state' under the ANC.
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Young democracy

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 10:49

Upside-down world of South Africa, by veteran presenter
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Troops sent for South Africa poll

Friday, April 17th 2009, 15:55
related places: KwaZulu

South Africa's army is called in to the KwaZulu-Natal province to prevent violence flaring up over next week's polls.
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Glamour game

Friday, April 17th 2009, 13:40

IPL cricket contest set to boost South African economy
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Digging deep

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 8:10

A South African gold miner's life in sound and images
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South African expats vote early

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 10:36

South Africans who live outside the country begin voting in the general election.
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Ex-Interpol head trial postponed

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 14:32
related places: Johannesburg

The trial of ex-Interpol head Jackie Selebi is postponed at a court in Johannesburg after a request from prosecutors.
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South African expat views on voting

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 12:15

South Africans abroad give their views on early poll
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Gibbs century seals series for SA

Monday, April 13th 2009, 15:34
related places: Port Elizabeth

Herschelle Gibbs hits 110 as South Africa beat Australia by 61 runs to seal overall victory in their one-day series.
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Tough enough?

Monday, April 13th 2009, 7:46

The bishop battling ruling ANC in South Africa's elections
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Clark call-up forces Kent rethink

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 14:32
related countries: Australia Australia, Pakistan Pakistan

Stuart Clark is called into the Australia one-day squad for the tour to South Africa and Pakistan, leaving Kent to look for a new overseas player.
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Zulu zeal

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 23:29
related places: Zuma

Key South African province dancing to Zuma's tune
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S Africa v Australia score news

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 20:48
related countries: Australia Australia

South Africa could win the series with victory in the fourth one-day international against Australia.
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US court allows apartheid claims

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 4:20
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rules lawsuits can go ahead against some companies accused of helping South Africa's apartheid-era government.
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Opposition to fight Zuma decision

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 8:42
related places: Zuma

South Africa's main opposition leader mounts a bid to stop graft charges being dropped against ANC leader Jacob Zuma.
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Zuma corruption charges dropped

Monday, April 6th 2009, 16:25

South Africa prosecutors drop corruption charges against African National Congress (ANC) leader Jacob Zuma.
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Decision on Zuma graft charge due

Monday, April 6th 2009, 7:52
related places: Zuma

South African prosecutors are set to announce whether they will drop charges against ANC leader Jacob Zuma.
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South Africa party 'intimidated'

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 18:56

The ruling ANC is accused by a rival party of intimidation, as South Africa prepares for its general election.
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Hussey inspires Australia victory

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 19:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Mike Hussey's 83 and 4-29 from spinner Nathan Hauritz help Australia to a 141-run win over South Africa in the opening ODI.
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Zuma graft decision due on Monday

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 14:56

South African prosecutors say they will announce on Monday whether they will drop charges against ANC leader Jacob Zuma.
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UN appoints Gaza war-crimes team

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 14:42
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The United Nations appoints South African judge Richard Goldstone to lead a fact-finding mission to the Gaza Strip.
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South Africa permits for Zimbabweans

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 8:54
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

The three million Zimbabweans in South Africa can get permits to stay legally for six months, the authorities announce.
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ANC condemns Tutu's 'sacrilege'

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 17:37

South Africa's ruling ANC party condemns Archbishop Desmond Tutu's criticism of the organisation as "sacrilege".
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ANC condemns Tutu's 'sacrilege'

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 17:15

South Africa's ruling ANC party condemns Archbishop Desmond Tutu's criticism of the organisation as "sacrilege".
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Trio get life for Dube's killing

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 11:00

A South African judge sentences three men to life for shooting dead reggae star Lucky Dube in 2007.
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Challenge to South Africa pardons

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 8:55

Civil rights groups in South Africa are going to court to stop the president from granting a pardon to some apartheid-era prisoners
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Trio guilty of Lucky Dube killing

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 15:45

A South African court finds three men guilty of shooting dead reggae star Lucky Dube in 2007.
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Lucky Dube pair 'try to escape'

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 12:14

Two men accused of murdering a South African reggae star appear in court with head wounds after a failed escape bid.
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England stars set for IPL opener

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 12:49
related countries: India India

Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff will be in action on the opening day of the Indian Premier League when its second season begins in South Africa on 18 April.
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Watching mum die from HIV/Aids

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 12:06

A 12-year-old girl in South Africa who nursed her dying mother talks to Claudia Hammond about the ordeal.
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Verdict due in Lucky Dube killing

Friday, March 27th 2009, 9:02

A judge in South Africa is expected to deliver a verdict in the trial of three men accused of killing reggae singer Lucky Dube.
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IPL team boss wanted England move

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 12:06
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Vijay Mallya, the owner of Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore, would prefer the tournament to be hosted in England rather than South Africa.
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South Africa police in taxi clash

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 14:18

South African police fire rubber bullets at taxi drivers protesting over a new transport system ahead of next year's World Cup.
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Dalai Lama ban halts conference

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 13:45

A peace conference for Nobel laureates is postponed indefinitely after South Africa refuses the Dalai Lama a visa.
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Winnie Mandela 'can run in poll'

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 20:19

Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie is allowed to stand in next month's general election, South African election officials say.
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Steyn shines as Australia crumble

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 16:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Four wickets from Dale Steyn helps South Africa to a great start as they bowl Australia out for 209 on the first day of the third and final Test.
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Jacob Zuma case 'is under review'

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 16:48

South African prosecutors are reportedly considering dropping a case against ANC leader Jacob Zuma.
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S Africa to host Champions Trophy

Monday, March 16th 2009, 19:55

The 2009 Champions Trophy will be hosted by South Africa, the ICC confirms.
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South African expats vote upheld

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 12:25

South Africa's highest court upholds a decision giving voters living abroad the right to cast their ballot.
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Australia clinch series victory

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 12:45
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Durban

Australia wrap up the series with South Africa with a Test to spare thanks to a 175-run win in Durban.
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Mbeki named to heal Bashir rift

Friday, March 6th 2009, 9:26

The African Union appoints South Africa's ex-leader Thabo Mbeki to chair a committee to investigate human rights violations in Darfur.
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S Africa v Australia scorecard

Friday, March 6th 2009, 8:12
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Durban

South Africa take on Australia in Durban in the second of a three-Test series.
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SA shuts Zimbabwe refugees' camp

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 15:51
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Thousands of Zimbabweans are stranded after authorities shut a makeshift refugee camp in a South African border town.
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Mandela grandson enters politics

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 11:37

The grandson of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela is on the ANC list of candidates for April's polls, the party says.
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SA idle farmers face losing land

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 17:55

South Africa says it will retake any land given out to black farmers not being used effectively.
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Johnson inspires Australia to win

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 14:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Mitchell Johnson leads a fine performance by Australia's seam attack as the tourists secure a 162-run win over South Africa in the first Test.
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S Africa hit back after North ton

Friday, February 27th 2009, 17:59
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Johannesburg

South Africa stabilised after a disastrous start to finish on 85-3 in their reply to Australia's 466 on day two of the first Test in Johannesburg.
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Zuma dismisses new SA challenge

Friday, February 27th 2009, 15:53

Jacob Zuma, leader of South Africa's ruling ANC, tells the BBC he is not worried by the emergence of a new opposition.
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Woods slumps to Match Play defeat

Friday, February 27th 2009, 6:43

Tiger Woods loses 4&2 to South Africa's Tim Clark in round two of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship.
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Zimbabwe seeks urgent African aid

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 15:31
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe asks southern African countries for $2bn (£1.4bn) to save its collapsed economy, says a South African minister.
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S Africa v Australia scorecard

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 8:19
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Johannesburg

South Africa take on Australia in Johannesburg in the first of a three-Test series.
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S Africa to lose 5,500 mining jobs

Tuesday, February 24th 2009, 12:59

Platinum producer Lonmin is to cut up to 5,550 jobs at two mines in South Africa, where national output fell last quarter.
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