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  1. Business - Economy

    Is South Africa the odd BRIC out?

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:40pm by AFP

    .... There are a signs South Africa may need to leverage BRICS membership if it wants to be competitive. China and India in particular have often bypassed the country in favour of faster growing economies ... Africa has the continent’s largest economy, but is struggling amid crippling joblessness and growth that lags well behind its African and emerging market peers. It is the world’s 29th largest ...

  2. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    Rampant South Africa smash Scotland in one-sided contest

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Port Elizabeth Springboks run in eight tries as debutant Handre Pollard shines South Africa ran out easy 55-6 winners against Scotland in Port Elizabeth ... in tatters after tour wins against the United States, Canada and Argentina. Both sides had looked to use the fixture to blood new players ahead of the tournament, but it was South Africa’s young guns ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Price-cost pinch dulls last lustre of South Africa’s gold

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 02:12pm by Reuters

    ... for Africa’s largest economy but has been slowly dying for decades as ore grades decline and shafts reach depths of 4 kms (2.5 miles), the world’s deepest. Unrest is also flaring as restive miners ... for domestic gold producers, has given them a temporary life-line of sorts but not enough to halt the terminal decline. According to Roger Baxter, chief economist at South Africa’s Chamber of Mines, ...

  4. Business - Economy - MONETARY POLICY

    Are central banks in emerging economies losing their nerve?

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:00am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... the next year or so. Yet the central bank is reluctant to raise rates as the economy flirts with recession. The longer South Africa puts off rate increases, the greater the risk that it will have ... Nicholas Spiro Improved conditions bring varying approaches in Turkey, South Africa, India and Brazil Winds of change Central banks across a clutch of emerging markets are grappling ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    South Africa coach hails Willie le Roux’s handiwork

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 09:15pm by Reuters

    ... was also pleased with South Africa's attacking display and commitment especially after what he termed the toughest week in his tenure in the lead-up to the game following injuries ... Reuters in Durban Heyneke Meyer heaps praise on fullback who had a hand in four of the hosts’ five tries against Wales Coach hails Le Roux's handiwork Coach Heyneke Meyer hailed South ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    France out to atone for South Africa debacle

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:40am by Reuters

    ... against Honduras in their tournament opener will help banish the painful memories. “I haven’t understood everything but I heard South Africa,” said French coach Didier Deschamps, fielding questions from reporters ahead of Sunday’s clash at the Beira Rio stadium. “You shouldn’t mention South Africa. We are now in another World Cup, we are in Brazil. We are not going to be judged ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    Warren Gatland sizing up chance of history in South Africa

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... well against EP Kings but it's important we go out and perform to the level we know we can," said Gatland. "A test series in South Africa is always a tough challenge, but we ... In De Villiers' absence, South Africa will be led by 37-year-old Victor Matfield, who will make his return to test rugby three years after retiring. Jan Serfontein will replace Steyn. Meyer ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Victor Matfield heading for record-equalling 111th test for South Africa

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Reuters

    ... lock Victor Matfield will equal John Smit's test-match appearance record for South Africa when he leads out the Springboks against Wales for the first test at King's Park in Durban ... for South Africa against the World XV last weekend and really made the most of his opportunity," coach Heyneke Meyer said. "Lood has everything expected from a modern lock- not only is he ...

  9. News - China - COMMERCE

    The bigwigs of Taihe: Chinese county makes a fortune selling hair to Africa and America

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... as primarily a source of raw materials for China, but which also buys its finished goods. “As Africa’s economy grows, the market is growing and moving towards higher quality,” he said, standing beside ... products which end up on heads in the United States, Europe and Africa. Fu Quanguo, 64, pioneered the trade in the 1970s and now sports a crop of white hair. “We used to collect the human hair ...

  10. News - China Insider - OVERSEAS CHINESE

    Chinese embassy tells merchants in S Africa to arm themselves after deadly robberies

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... in South Africa’s largest city. Administrators of nine Chinese malls agreed to set up the agency after more than 200 crimes against Chinese people – many of them armed robberies – were reported ... on Tuesday. Plagued by a wide income gap between rich and poor, high unemployment, and continuous strikes, South Africa has one of the highest violent crime rates in the world. The country had ...




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