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JOHANNESBURG One of Nelson Mandela's closest confidants is still challenging the powers that be, with plenty of guidance from his ancestors, the ancient Greeks.
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A Comair Boeing 737-400, registration ZS-OAP performing flight MN-232/BA-6232 from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg , was rotating for takeoff from Port Elizabeth's runway 08 when the right hand engine ingested a large bird.
A growing middle class culminating into rising costs in the past one year has seen Kenya's capital city, Nairobi depose Lagos - Nigeria's commercial hub - as the most expensive city to live in Africa.
"In no way can we have conflict that destroys the economy," Zuma said yesterday in his state-of-the-nation speech to Parliament in Cape Town.
Oscar Pistorius, right, talks with his uncle Arnold Pistorius in court on the fifth day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 7, 2014.
South Africa has expelled three Rwandan diplomats it says were linked to a raid by gunmen this week on the Johannesburg home of a dissident exiled Rwandan general, a diplomatic source told Reuters on Friday.
South Africa won't take sides in a wage strike that halted output at the world's largest platinum mines for more than six weeks, President Jacob Zuma said.
Not about the medical procedures - she already had two children - but about talking to the nurse.
Marianne Fassler and Charles Bothner share a passion for local art and their home is filled with a wide range of eclectic and treasured pieces.
Johannesburg, Mar 7: South African player Vernon Philander has reportedly taken the No.1 spot on the ICC player rankings for Test all-rounders.
Energy Minister Ben Martins and the vice administrator of China's National Energy Commission, Tan Rongyao, met in Cape Town on Tuesday to discuss China's interest in participating in South Africa's nuclear energy projects.
The much talked about success story of Africa tends to highlight the continent's growth.
Load shedding is underway, thrusting Eskom and the national energy crisis into the elections spotlight.
South African police say there has been another unsuccessful attempt on the life of a former Rwandan army chief of staff who has been living in exile in the country for the past four years.
Brazil resolutely spanked South Africa in Johannesburg last night, winning 0-5 in a friendly courtesy of a Neymar hat-trick and a goal apiece from Oscar and Fernandinho.
More traffic chaos was expected in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon as a result of the incessant rain, and the load shedding announced early on Thursday morning.
The South African state power utility Eskom imposed rolling blackouts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday, forcing rail networks and banks to switch to emergency generators after heavy rains soaked power station coal supplies.