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  1. Pienaar- from Bok captain to bank chairman

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... 'I might have played in 1993 or 1994, but coming from South Africa, we were heading into our rugby season and coaches back then wouldn't take the risk with youngsters for fear ... and good looks.' Pienaar is also a firm believer in timing. Winning the World Cup in 1995 added impetus to what he defines as 'Modern South Africa'. The way he expresses it makes ...

  2. Tim Noonan

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... because China has to show the world they can host an event of this magnitude. But do you think the stakes are higher in China than in South Africa over the running of the 2010 World Cup? China is on its way to becoming the biggest economy in the world. Its neighbours in Japan and South Korea have already hosted both the Olympic Games and the World Cup and China currently plays host ...

  3. The final act for Mugabe

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... refugees in South Africa (two-thirds of the country's working-age population), and they are the main support of those left at home, because unemployment is 80 per cent or more. Zimbabwean life ... the failings on foreign imperialists plotting against it- it's not exactly the image that southern Africans want for their region. On the whole, southern Africa does not fit that image. From South ...

  4. Africa's awakening stirs China and India

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power The purchase of a 20 per cent stake in South Africa's highly successful Standard Bank by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is the biggest foreign direct investment in South Africa since the demise of apartheid. This signifies a degree of engagement way beyond the 'resources grab' that many have accused Beijing of in its recent dealings ...

  5. A new frontier

    Posted Jan 29th 2007, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Chinese are pouring into South Africa, but their presence has sparked fears that cheap imported goods from the mainland will damage the economy, writes Mark O'Neill The counter ... and no large retail mall- but 12 Chinese-owned retail shops. They are operated by mainland Chinese who have flooded into South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994 and the establishment of its ...

  6. So who's afraid of president Jacob Zuma now?

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... northern border, such images resonate with foreboding in South Africa and, since Mr Zuma's victory on Tuesday, media there have been speculating, to quote one headline, 'Are we Zimbabwe?' No, we are not, according to Steven Friedman, who is probably South Africa's most perceptive political commentator, writing, as it happens, in the same newspaper on Thursday. 'In ...

  7. Pyjama Party

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more The Venues Group matches A Australia, South Africa, Scotland, Netherlands B Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Bermuda C New Zealand, England, Kenya, Canada D Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland Knockout matches 8 Super Eight S Semi-finals F Final Betting Board 9-4 Australia 4-1 South Africa 11-2 West Indies 13-2 Sri Lanka, India 15-2 England, New Zealand 16-1 Pakistan 125-1 ...

  8. 'Tis always the season for giving

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... of the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a government agency, put together a great project in South Africa, providing mortgages for HIV-positive people. Microsoft, meanwhile, is putting ... Wealthy philanthropists typically keep it simple, with low-tech, practical, inexpensive ideas. I met a wealthy car dealer who had donated half a million wheelchairs to Africa and India. One great ...

  9. Washington sees the light on climate change

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... to combat climate change. It seems like a sensible approach by the United States, to bring together negotiators from the countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa that produce 90 ... by US President George W. Bush to the Washington conference include five leading Asian economies- Japan, China, India, South Korea and Indonesia. He has also invited senior representatives ...

  10. Harare seeks Chinese aid to revive dam project near Victoria Falls

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Gavin Du Venage

    ... chiefly South Africa, now stands at US$300 million, said Zimbabwean officials. As a result, its power shortage threatens to become permanent and is choking the life out of an economy already ...




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