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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

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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Drug searches for SA flight crews

Monday, February 23rd 2009, 11:36

South African Airways staff face strict new rules after two crews were found with huge quantities of drugs.
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SA crew held over cocaine haul

Monday, February 16th 2009, 20:59

Fifteen crew members on a flight from South Africa are arrested after cocaine with a street value of £250,000 is found.
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Zuma to face court after SA polls

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 12:30

A court in South Africa postpones the corruption trial hearing for ruling party leader Jacob Zuma until after elections.
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Zuma's e-mail rejected by court

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 12:05

South Africa's ruling party leader Jacob Zuma misses a deadline to challenge graft charges - because he applied by e-mail.
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Three deny SA reggae icon murder

Monday, February 2nd 2009, 16:02

Three men deny murdering the internationally-acclaimed South African reggae singer Lucky Dube as their trial begins.
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ANC members shot after SA rally

Monday, February 2nd 2009, 10:52

Three ANC members are shot leaving a rally in South Africa, reportedly after clashes with opposition supporters.
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South Africa top rankings after win

Friday, January 30th 2009, 12:30
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

South Africa beat Australia by 39 runs in the final one-day international at Perth to replace them as the world's top-ranked ODI team.
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S Africa defends drinking den ban

Wednesday, January 28th 2009, 18:16

A new law which calls time on 30,000 drinking dens in South Africa will reduce crime, a local official tells the BBC.
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South Africa seal one-day triumph

Monday, January 26th 2009, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

South Africa complete a magnificent Test and one-day double over Australia with an eight-wicket win in Adelaide.
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New SA party promises reforms

Saturday, January 24th 2009, 17:27

A breakaway party from South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) pledges electoral reform in its manifesto.
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Prominent Zuma supporter killed

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 18:39

A prominent member of South Africa's governing ANC and close ally of party leader Jacob Zuma is killed, police say.
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Air crew bailed over drugs find

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 13:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Fifteen crew members have been bailed after cocaine and cannabis were found on a flight from South Africa to London.
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Cabin crew quizzed over drug haul

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 9:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK customs officers quiz the entire crew of a South African flight, after 50kg (120lb) of drugs is found in luggage.
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SA crew quizzed over drug haul

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 9:15

UK customs officers quiz the entire crew of a South African flight, after 50kg of drugs is found in luggage.
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Copper thieves electrocuted in SA

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 13:45
related places: Johannesburg

Two men in the South African city of Johannesburg are electrocuted while trying to steal copper from power cables.
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Marsh helps Aussies level series

Sunday, January 18th 2009, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

Opener Shaun Marsh hits 78 as Australia beat South Africa by five runs at Hobart to level the one-day international series at 1-1.
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Clarke to miss rest of SA series

Saturday, January 17th 2009, 7:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia batsman Michael Clarke will miss the rest of the one-day series with South Africa to rest his injured thumb.
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SA beat Australia in tense opener

Friday, January 16th 2009, 11:11
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

South Africa beat Australia by three wickets after a tense finish to the first one-day international in Melbourne.
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Mbeki 'vindicated' by Zuma ruling

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 18:03
related places: Zuma

Ex-South African President Thabo Mbeki says he feels vindicated by a ruling resurrecting graft charges against his rival, Jacob Zuma.
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Next president?

Monday, January 12th 2009, 21:22
related places: Zuma

South Africa court case may not end Zuma's ambitions
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Court allows Zuma trial to resume

Monday, January 12th 2009, 15:32
related places: Zuma

A South African appeals court rules that the corruption case against ANC leader Jacob Zuma can continue.
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Warner shines in Australia romp

Sunday, January 11th 2009, 11:51
related countries: Australia Australia

Debutant David Warner hits the second-fastest Twenty20 fifty ever as Australia beat South Africa by 52 runs.
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ANC launches election manifesto

Saturday, January 10th 2009, 13:00

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) unveils its election manifesto at a packed stadium rally.
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Graft case 'would not stop Zuma'

Friday, January 9th 2009, 11:31

Jacob Zuma will lead South Africa's ANC into polls even if he is charged with corruption, the president says.
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Aussies overlook Hayden for ODIs

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 23:43
related countries: Australia Australia

Matthew Hayden left out of Australia's one-day international and Twenty20 squads to face South Africa.
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Australia secure consolation win

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 8:23
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Australia dismiss South Africa for 272 with 10 balls remaining to win the third and final Test by 103 runs in Sydney.
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Zuma 'seeks to take third wife'

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 13:01

South Africa's ruling party says there is "nothing sinister" in its leader Jacob Zuma wishing to take a third wife.
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South Africa face tough final day

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 8:27

South Africa reach the close of day four on 62-1 - needing a further 314 runs to complete a clean sweep of the series.
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SA 2010 official gunned down

Monday, January 5th 2009, 15:32

A South African 2010 World Cup official who blew the whistle on alleged corruption is shot dead.
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Siddle wickets put Aussies on top

Monday, January 5th 2009, 8:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Paceman Peter Siddle picks up his first five-wicket haul in Tests as Australia seize the advantage on day three of the final Test against South Africa.
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Anti-apartheid icon Suzman buried

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 15:13

Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral in Johannesburg of leading South African anti-apartheid campaigner Helen Suzman.
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Clarke century boosts Australia

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 7:41
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Michael Clarke's 138 takes Australia to 445 in Sydney, with South Africa replying on 125-1 in the third Test.
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SA edge tight first day in Sydney

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 7:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

South Africa restrict Australia to 267-6 on day one of the final Test in Sydney as they seek to end the hosts' reign as the world's number one team.
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Anti-apartheid icon Suzman dies

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 12:33

Helen Suzman, a celebrated South African MP and anti-apartheid campaigner, dies at the age of 91.
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'Brave voice'

Thursday, January 1st 2009, 18:04

South African MP who spoke out against apartheid
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