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SA’s neighbours ban poultry imports over bird-flu

Tuesday 27 June 2017 18:44

Four of South Africa's neighbours have banned poultry imports from the rainbow nation following a serious outbreak of a highly contagious strain of avian influenza.

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SA in talks to roll over R9bln of state airline debt

Tuesday 27 June 2017 16:40

South Africa's Treasury is in talks with banks to roll over 9 billion rand ($695 million) in debt due to be paid this month by struggling state airline, SAA.

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Anderson drops out of top 40 in singles rankings

Tuesday 27 June 2017 16:21

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson dropped five places to 45th in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday ahead of the grass court season.

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Botswana pays tribute to the late Sir Ketumile Masire

Tuesday 27 June 2017 14:16

Botswana president Ian Khama has paid his last respect to former president Sir Ketumile Masire. Masire's body is lying in state at the country's parliament, and Batswana are paying their respects.

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SA, Kenya seek to boost trade opportunities

Tuesday 27 June 2017 09:25

SA businesses had a crucial role to play in growing the Kenyan economy following on from the commitments made during the State Visit by President Jacob Zuma.

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Gift of the Givers is trying to find the whereabouts of of South African hostage, Stephen McGowan after Swedish national, Johan Gustafsson was freed by al Qaeda.
Plight of SA hostage worries Gift of Givers

Tuesday 27 June 2017 08:29

South African Aid organisation, Gift of the Givers, says it is trying to get updates on the whereabouts of South African hostage, Stephen McGowan.

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Swedish national freed from Mali

Monday 26 June 2017 21:20

Gift of the Givers has confirmed that Swedish national Johan Gustafsson, who has been in captivity alongside South African Stephen McGowan, has been freed.

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Naspers rules out $114 billion Tencent stake spin-off

Monday 26 June 2017 18:49

South Africa's Naspers does not plan to spin off its $114 billion stake in Tencent.

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Probe into Gupta family naturalisation to continue on Tuesday

Monday 26 June 2017 18:38

The Home Affairs Portfolio Committee is ready to resume its investigation into the naturalisation of the Gupta family in South Africa.

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Rob Davies said the terminal was a testament to the strong impact of the new special economic zone  of the Musina-Makhado region.
Davies to launch Musina Intermodal Terminal

Monday 26 June 2017 07:55

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is set to launch the Musina Intermodal Terminal on Monday, according to the trade and industry department (dti).

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Malan leads England to series win over SA

Monday 26 June 2017 05:42

England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helped the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their Twenty 20 international at Cardiff.

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The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform says government has restored around 9.8% of arable land in South Africa.
Parliament to embark on National Land Enquiry

Sunday 25 June 2017 21:19

The South African land issue has remained one of the most debated and contested topics in Parliament in recent months.  

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The postponement of presidential elections in DRC led to protests across the country.
Kabila committed to unlocking impasse over national elections  

Sunday 25 June 2017 18:38

DRC President Joseph Kabila has committed to unlocking the impasse over the staging of the national elections in his country.

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Workers at South Africa's Illovo sugar farms to strike over pay

Sunday 25 June 2017 17:44

Around 1,000 workers at sugar producer Illovo are set to go on strike over wages and other benefits after talks with employers broke down, the trade union representing the staff said on Sunday.

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Malema, Manuel urged to lay criminal charges over spy saga

Sunday 25 June 2017 12:41

Various SA media are quoting claims that EFF leader Julius Malema, Trevor Manuel, Absa CEO Maria Ramos and two prominent bankers were spied upon.

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[WATCH] SA hosts bilateral talks with DRC

Sunday 25 June 2017 11:24

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo are looking to consolidate their relations.

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SA nominees miss out on BET Awards

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:46

SA nominees miss out on BET Awards this year.

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DRC's Leonard She Okitundu (L) and SA's Maite Nkoana-Mashabane (R) met in Pretoria.
SA, DRC consolidate bilateral relations

Saturday 24 June 2017 21:12

South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo are looking to consolidate their relations.

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Executive VP & Managing Director: Viacom International Media Networks, Alex Okosi.
SA artists have their sights set on BET awards

Saturday 24 June 2017 18:21

South Africans are in the running for a number of accolades at this year’s Black Entertainment Awards in Los Angeles.

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South Africa's rand stretches gains, Naspers pulls bourse higher

Friday 23 June 2017 19:42

South Africa's rand extended its recent recovery on Friday as political uncertainty eased and local economic fundamentals came back in focus.

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