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1 hr ago | The Age
Johannesburg Police investigating the shooting of model and lawyer Reeva Steenkamp by her boyfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, had to open another investigation into themselves - over the theft of a valuable watch when only police were present, hours after she died.
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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
South Africa expects to complete a project to try to stop acid from shuttered gold mines leaching into the water supply of Johannesburg by the end of April.
9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian
As gentrification and the rise of megacities sparks conversation, just what can we expect from the arrival of Studio-X's "laboratories" in Africa? Some might find it hard to rethink ideas on urbanism in a city like eGoli that has faced a constant influx of people since the Gold Rush in the late 1800s.
Hundreds of millions of rands in healthcare costs can be saved if South Africans reduce their salt intake, says deputy health minister Gwen Ramakgopa Reducing daily salt intake to less than a teaspoon a day can save South Africa R300-million in the treatment and consequences of hypertension, said deputy minister of health Gwen Ramokgopa.
The third largest economy of Asia, which has accelerated its acquisitions around the African continent more than the past five years, is organizing additional increases of its funding and its presence in realizing major projects.
Johannesburg, Mar 13 : An online survey has reportedly found that people and the world media are more likely to use the word 'guilty' than 'innocent' in reference to the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.
With the inaugural food & drink technology Africa trade show only days away, show organisers Messe MA1 4nchen insist the continent is the 'market of the future' but presents distinct challenges.
It's an ordinary morning at the 24th Street BART Plaza, except that three highly trained male dancers are circumnavigating, in graceful effortless unison, the perimeter of the plaza.
Tributes from the president, city of Tshwane and the National Youth Development Agency have underscored Marth Mahlangu's contribution to the struggle.
Heavy rain in South Africa's capital, the neighbouring main financial hub of Johannesburg and in the east of the country may further damage an economy weakened by labour strikes, high unemployment and power outages.
More than 100 million small arms and light weapons are currently circulating in Africa.
Years before Paul Simon found success mixing South African Zulu music with Western folk, British-born singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg was innovating a similar sound.
Wheat futures traded in South Africa reached the highest price since 2008 amid the continued standoff between Russia and Ukraine, threatening export supplies of the grain.
The Baxter Theatre Centre is calling for applications from young South African actors, from anywhere in the country, between the ages of 20 and 30, who wish to audition for the Brett Goldin Bursary for 2014.
South Africa delivered a diplomatic slap to Rwanda on Wednesday, saying it would not tolerate attacks on its soil against exiled Rwandan opposition members, actions which Pretoria has linked to expelled diplomats from Rwanda's embassy.
South Africa posted its smallest current-account deficit in almost two years in the fourth quarter of last year as stronger global demand and a weaker rand helped to boost exports.