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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

S Africa 'may miss power target'

Monday, September 21st 2009, 8:32

South Africa's aim to provide universal access to the electricity grid by 2012 may not be realised, says its state power firm.
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SA wants athletics chief fired

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 10:00

South Africa's athletics chief faces calls for his sacking after admitting he lied about gender tests on runner Caster Semenya.
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SA chief issues Semenya apology

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 13:17

South Africa's athletics chief apologises for denying knowledge of gender tests conducted on runner Caster Semenya.
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New Zealand 33-6 Australia

Saturday, September 19th 2009, 9:22
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand thrash Australia to finish second in the 2009 Tri-Nations table behind runaway champions South Africa.
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Zuma immunity claims challenged

Friday, September 18th 2009, 10:06

South Africa's opposition challenges a claim by President Jacob Zuma's legal team that he cannot be prosecuted.
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South African Hawks in drugs bust

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 15:58

Three Britons appear in a court in South Africa in connection with the biggest drug seizure by the country's Hawks unit.
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SA president mans the phones for corruption hotline

Monday, September 14th 2009, 15:09

A South African woman calls a new corruption hotline - and is surprised to find herself speaking to President Jacob Zuma.
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'Blade runner' in S Africa court

Monday, September 14th 2009, 9:00

South Africa's paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, known as "blade runner", is to appear in court charged with assault.
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South Africa 32-29 New Zealand

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 10:44
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

South Africa hold off a spirited New Zealand fightback to win the Tri-Nations for the first time since 2004.
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SA threatens 'war' over Semenya

Friday, September 11th 2009, 13:11

South Africa's sports minister warns of a "third world war" if Caster Semenya is banned from competing in a row over her sex.
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Women's rites?

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 23:22

Marriage is a risky business for South Africa's Muslims
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Sacked SA troops return to work

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 14:53

A South African court orders that some 1,300 soldiers dismissed after a strike turned violent be allowed to return to work.
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Winston the pigeon beats broadband in data speed race

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 10:03

Winston the pigeon carries a 4GB memory stick across South Africa faster than an IT firm's ADSL service can transfer the data.
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Argentina World Cup spot in doubt

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 7:05
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Paraguay Paraguay

Argentina are in danger of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after losing 1-0 to Paraguay - who have now qualified for South Africa 2010.
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Face of mutiny

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 9:36

Why a South Africa soldier was sacked for striking over pay
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Semenya to keep World gold medal

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 18:54
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

South African athlete will not be stripped of her Berlin medal, regardless of gender test results, BBC Sport understands.
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Magazine makeover for SA gender-row runner

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 12:41

The South African athlete at the centre of a gender row defends her looks as she participates in a magazine makeover.
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S Africa gender row coach resigns

Monday, September 7th 2009, 12:54

The coach of South African 800m world champion resigns amid an ongoing investigation into her gender.
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Brazil qualify for 2010 World Cup

Sunday, September 6th 2009, 2:43
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Brazil book their place in the 2010 World Cup with a comfortable 3-1 win that further dents Argentina's hopes of reaching the finals in South Africa.
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Australia end Boks' unbeaten run

Saturday, September 5th 2009, 11:58

Australia put in a storming display to notch up their first Tri-Nations victory of the season and inflict a first defeat on South Africa, winning 21-6 in Brisbane.
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SA U-turn on apartheid lawsuits

Friday, September 4th 2009, 11:13
related countries: United States United States

South Africa's government backs apartheid victims suing major companies in the US - reversing the previous policy.
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Canada challenges SA refugee case

Friday, September 4th 2009, 8:01
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada's government appeals against the granting of refugee status to a white South African who had been stabbed.
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SA suspends ID suicide officials

Thursday, September 3rd 2009, 15:50

South Africa's home affairs minister suspends two officials at the funeral of man who killed himself over an identity card.
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Smith on track for Trophy return

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 12:56

South Africa captain Graeme Smith is expected to return from elbow surgery in time for the Champions Trophy later this month.
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Canada SA refugee ruling 'racist'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 11:05
related countries: Canada Canada

South Africa says a Canadian decision to grant refugee status to a white South African who was repeatedly stabbed is "racist".
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2010 fears

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 8:05

Why World Cup upsets South Africa taxi drivers
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S African 'strike' troops sacked

Monday, August 31st 2009, 19:23

About 700 South African troops are sent letters of dismissal following violence during a strike over higher pay.
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S Africa probes ID card suicide

Monday, August 31st 2009, 15:07

The South African government investigates the suicide of a man who was refused the identity papers he needed to start a job.
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Australia 25-32 South Africa

Saturday, August 29th 2009, 12:09
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

World champions South Africa maintain their grip on the Tri-Nations with an impressive win over Australia in Perth.
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Apartheid hit-man granted bail

Friday, August 28th 2009, 17:05

A black member of an apartheid hit-squad in South Africa, who confessed to killing eight ANC members, is granted parole.
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Zuma appeals to Zimbabwe rivals

Friday, August 28th 2009, 17:01
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma says the problems in Zimbabwe's unity deal can be overcome, as he visits Harare.
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S Africa to fire striking troops

Friday, August 28th 2009, 11:03

More than 1,000 South African troops could be dismissed after violence during their strike to demand higher pay, officials say.
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In pictures

Friday, August 28th 2009, 9:07

Why South African taxi driver wields a big stick
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SA inquiry into soldier protest

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 9:58

A protest by hundreds of South African soldiers, dispersed with rubber bullets, will be investigated, officials announce.
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S Africa leader heads to Zimbabwe

Thursday, August 27th 2009, 8:40
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Jacob Zuma is to make his first visit as South African president to Zimbabwe, with activists hoping he will push for reform.
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Mozambique serial escapee caught

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 10:03
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

A notorious criminal who has repeatedly escaped from jail in Mozambique is recaptured in South Africa.
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New twist in Semenya gender saga

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 13:20

Caster Semenya returns to a rapturous welcome in South Africa as tests reveal her testosterone level is about three times higher than would normally be expected in a female sample.
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Crowds greet gender-test athlete

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 13:18

Controversial South African runner Caster Semenya arrives home, as hundreds turn out to welcome her and her teammates.
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Semenya 'almost boycotted medal'

Friday, August 21st 2009, 15:03

South Africa's Caster Semenya almost snubbed her gold medal award ceremony because of the gender row, an official says.
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SA fury over athlete gender test

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 17:21

New 800m world champion Caster Semenya has been "humiliated", says the head of South Africa's athletics body.
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Gender storm

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 16:52

South Africa unites behind new world champion athlete
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Man or woman?

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 8:00

South African champion's gender stirs debate
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Semenya told to take gender test

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 21:04

New World 800m champion Caster Semenya has been asked to take a gender test, according to athletics' governing body.
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Apartheid policeman loses job bid

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 14:38

An apartheid-era South African policeman, granted amnesty for murder, loses his case to rejoin the police.
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100-day wonder?

Monday, August 17th 2009, 11:45

South African views on Jacob Zuma's time in office so far
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Zuma marks 100 days as president

Monday, August 17th 2009, 9:25

South African President Jacob Zuma marks 100 days in office, as the country battles its first recession for 17 years.
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Alien debut lands box office gold

Monday, August 17th 2009, 7:20

A South African film about aliens by a first-time director with a cast of unknowns tops the North America box office.
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Swamp halts Africa's parliament

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 15:52

Building is halted on the new Pan-African Parliament in South Africa as the site is a wetland area, officials say.
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Red-carpet kids

Monday, August 10th 2009, 0:05

South Africa's child actors becoming 'Slumdog stars'
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Clinton dons gardening gloves at South African housing project

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 17:35
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dances, clears rubble and plants marigolds as she visits South African housing projects.
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Clinton meets South Africa's Zuma

Saturday, August 8th 2009, 17:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Zuma

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on the second leg of her African tour, meets South African President Jacob Zuma.
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Mandela meeting inspires Clinton

Friday, August 7th 2009, 16:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she feels inspired by her meeting with former South African President Nelson Mandela.
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Clinton tour reaches South Africa

Friday, August 7th 2009, 14:48
related countries: United States United States

The US and South Africa are "working together" to bring change to Zimbabwe, says top US diplomat Hillary Clinton in Pretoria.
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Tutu and Zuma bury the hatchet

Friday, August 7th 2009, 10:15
related places: Zuma

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and his fierce critic Archbishop Desmond Tutu make peace.
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Zuma pledges SA recession relief

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 11:42

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announces a $300m training scheme to help workers facing redundancy.
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