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South Africa's Top 50 Most Valuable Brands were revealed from a survey conducted by leading independent brand valuation consultancy company, Brand Africa which provide a measurable and independent account on how brands perform in South Africa each year.
The final press conference was held today for the August 2 title fight between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, 24-0-1, 22 KO's and Blake "Il Capo" Caparello, 19-0-1, 6 KO's.
Whether fragile, charming, seductive or frightening, Themba Mbuyisa's photographs explore the various and contrasting emotions of the human condition.
Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now 'above the control of the national government.'
A giraffe being transported in an open-air truck bed on a South Africa highway this week died after reportedly hitting its head on an overpass.
A WHITE woman in the fluorescent-yellow jacket of a freelance parking attendant steps into the road, gesticulating at an empty bay outside a restaurant in Johannesburg's rich northern suburbs, as black drivers in luxurious German cars swish past, their darkened windows sealed against the chill evening air.
Helicopters carrying the South African flag fly over a 9-meter bronze statue of South African former president Nelson Mandela which was unveiled on December 16, 2013 on the lawns of the Union Buildings, the seat of government in Pretoria where Mandela was inaugurated as South Africa's first black president in 1994.
Blackstone has backed Black Rhino , an African infrastructure development company.
The platinum miner will sell shares to the Bapo ba Mogale community in a bid to meet a black ownership target of 26% by 2015.
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization / PwC has today announced it is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand for professional services as trade activity between the two regions grows.
As for the son shaking his mother's hand, that's an interesting one. We'd have to do some research to ascertain if that is indeed a Swiss custom or unique to this particular family.
Pupils dressed in school uniforms descended on Johannesburg CBD after 13:00 on Wednesday, looting vendors and terrorising shop owners.
Themba Mbuyisa: Uplifting the African way of life He's always had an eye for detail, but Themba Mbuyisa did not anticipate photography resonating with him as much as it does.
A German Catholic priest accused of sexual abuse of children in his native country and in South Africa has been extradited to Germany, police said Wednesday.
The government should consider buying one of the country's banks to boost access to finance for its citizens and businesses, said Tito Mboweni, the former central bank governor.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist guerrillas in the enclave.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:52 am
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