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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:00:55 GMT

U.N. chief urges S.Africa's Zuma to reconsider quitting ICC  -  Thomson Reuters Foundation
WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday to reconsider its plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court in October next year. The International Criminal Court, ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:55:43 GMT

'South African diplomats are living it up abroad'  -  Times LIVE
Spending growth was largely driven by higher property costs, allowances for South African staff and the growth in the number of locally recruited personnel". It states that "cost-of-living allowances are exceptionally generous, ranging from R600,000 to ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:49:11 GMT

Water Crisis A Challenge In South Africa's Squatter Camps – Analysis  -  Eurasia Review
For South Africans living in slums crowded with makeshift homes standing side by side, residents battle to draw water from the very few water taps available. Like countries the world over, South Africa is mandated to achieve universal and equitable ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:36:13 GMT

Why Proteas rookie would fit in with Aussie team  -  Courier Mail
Taking on an Australia A side for South Africa A in Townsville in 2014, the left-hander hammered 231 off 311 balls as the tourists posted a first-innings score of 532, going on to win by eight wickets. That wasn't the first time Rossouw had battered an ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 04:01:46 GMT

Open wound won't stop Mitchell Starc in first Test against South Africa at WACA  -  The Age
The left-armer made his comeback in the Sheffield Shield last week and insists he will be right to face South Africa on Thursday, when the three-Test series starts in Perth. "I've got a knee pad that I've got to trial today at training, so we'll see ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:58:38 GMT

Australia v South Africa: Peter Siddle eyes 'inexperienced' visiting batsmen at WACA Ground  -  ABC Online
In the absence of injured star AB de Villiers, South Africa's batting line-up is led by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis, and Siddle said the two veterans were Australia's prime targets. "Throughout they have got a lot of inexperience, and I think that ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:51:07 GMT
Innovative Solar LED Lights Spread Across South Africa  -  LEDinside
If innovation without borders is the future, innovation powered by green energy sets the stage for a sustainable and lasting development. In the southern province of Eastern Cape, South Africa, Enel's Renewable business line has recently brought the ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:43:19 GMT

Australian banker James Starkey brutally killed in South African hotel room  -  The Sydney Morning Herald
When work took him to South Africa, Australian banker James Starkey lived in an opulent apartment complex in Johannesburg that promised "tight, highly effective, and extremely efficient security controls". But on October 8, a concerned colleague could ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:06:00 GMT

KNCCI decries SA's tough visa rules  -  The Star, Kenya
Difficulties by Kenyans in acquiring visa to South Africa is hindering trade between the two countries with the current provisions favouring the Southern state, the Kenyan business community has said. The Kenyan National Chamber of Commerce said ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 03:00:47 GMT
Why South Africa is the ultimate travel playground  -  New Zealand Herald
Tyson Mayr says travelling to South Africa will be one of the best trips you ever do. Photo / Tyson Mayr. So what does it take for a destination to be considered the Ultimate Travel Playground? I mean a destination that truly has something for everyone.