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  1. Property - International - SOUTH AFRICA

    Building fuels office glut in South Africa's financial hub

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Bloomberg

    ... is also set to displace Johannesburg's city centre to become South Africa's largest commercial hub. The stock market and other companies moved their operations to the suburb starting ... including the new headquarters of Discovery, South Africa's largest medical insurance provider, over the next three years. A 25 per cent unemployment rate, electricity shortages and strikes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588767/building-fuels-office-glut-south-africas-financial-hub
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... there is a strong desire to put more economic power in black hands. In the 20 years since South Africa struggled free from racist apartheid rule, the economy remains predominantly in white hands, despite ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg First black finance chief for South Africa is part of drive for social transformation Zuma opts for change as cabinet is unveiled South African ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519699/jacob-zuma-appoints-south-africas-first-black-finance-minister
  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s ruling ANC takes clear lead in first ‘Born Free’ election

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:15pm by Reuters in Pretoria

    ... Reuters in Pretoria African National Congress looks set to win South Africa election after securing 59.7 per cent of the vote after one third of ballots counted, election officials say The ruling African National Congress (ANC) took a clear lead on Thursday in South Africa’s first ‘Born Free’ election, involving voters with no memory of the white-minority rule that ended in 1994. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507437/south-africas-ruling-anc-takes-clear-lead-first-born-free-election
  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa unites for state funeral of Nelson Mandela

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 02:37pm by Reuters and AP

    ... and decisive leaders to guide South Africa through the next 20 years, navigating the myriad complexities of the 21st century global economy and allowing it to claim what it believes is its rightful ... Agencies in Qunu, South Africa The funeral of Nelson Mandela is under way in the family compound of the anti-apartheid leader in Qunu, a rural village in Eastern Cape province. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1381180/south-africa-unites-state-funeral-nelson-mandela
  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    China thanks South Africa after Dalai Lama denied visa

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:27pm

    ... Reuters in Cape Town South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, Tibet’s spiritual leader, for the third time in five years, one of his representatives said on Thursday, intensifying ... Lama’s South Africa-based representative, said. The South African foreign ministry confirmed that its High Commission in India had received a visa application but denied it had been rejected, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585943/china-thanks-south-africa-after-dalai-lama-denied-visa
  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African Nobel Peace Prize summit scrapped over Dalai Lama visa snub

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 04:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Mayor blames 'intransigence' as laureates accuse South Africa of selling its sovereignty to China Nobel summit scrapped over Dalai Lama visa ... a visa to the Dalai Lama. South Africa has three times turned down a request to grant the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader a visa, as it tried to build closer ties with China. A number of Nobel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607867/peace-laureate-says-south-africa-nobel-summit-axed-after-dalai-lama-visa
  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa's 'security villages' provide little protection for residents

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... contributor to South Africa's economy. The intruder detection services industry is estimated to be a 60-billion-rand (HK$52.5 billion) market, according to the South African Intruder Detection ... dotting South Africa, the model was shot dead last week at the luxury home of her boyfriend, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. Experts believe the ubiquitous communities, known as "security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1154082/south-africas-security-villages-provide-little-protection-residents
  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa police halt peaceful strikers’ march

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:51pm by Associated Press in Rustenburg

    ... of the governing African National Congress party Sunday complained that “mining remains the bedrock of the South African economy, and yet the abject poverty and squalor surrounding mining areas remains ... Associated Press in Rustenburg South African police halted a peaceful march by striking miners without violence on Sunday, a day after firing rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1039014/south-africa-police-halt-peaceful-strikers%E2%80%99-march
  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to a tiny white ... voted in its fifth democratic elections, highlighting the social challenges gripping Africa's most developed economy. Before the end of the white-minority apartheid regime and the rise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556640/babies-deaths-underscore-south-african-water-supply-problems
  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Black workers, families live in squalor near platinum mines in South Africa

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Marikana Living conditions for black workers and their families outside a mine- where labour violence erupted last week- are the worst in South Africa Miners live in squalor amid platinum riches Children play and dogs and chickens forage near sewage spilling from pit latrines in the shadow of Lonmin's Marikana mine in South Africa, which extracts the precious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1021999/black-workers-families-live-squalor-near-platinum-mines-south-africa

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