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UN climate summit opens today in Durban

UN climate summit opens today in Durban

As the United Nations (UN) climate summit opens today in Durban, South Africa, some of the developing world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters are reportedly bidding to delay talks on a new climate agreement.

South Africa lose stars for Olympic qualifying

South Africa lose stars for Olympic qualifying

South Africa will have to reach the Olympics without the Swedish League’s Player of the Year May Mahlangu.

Is Mandela home for good in South African village?

Is Mandela home for good in South African village?

If this report is anything to go by, “Madiba”, the man who rose from a cattle herd boy in the poor Eastern Cape to turn the tide of South African history and in the process becoming a global stateman, has returned to his childhood home – this time maybe for good.

Anti-graft campaigner drops arms deal’s case in South Africa

Anti-graft campaigner drops arms deal’s case in South Africa

An Anti-graft campaigner in South Africa, Terry Crawford-Browne, has withdrew a high-profile lawsuit tied to a $5-billion arms deal, removing a legal hurdle to a new inquiry ordered by President Jacob Zuma.

South Africa becomes IAPCO’s 40th Member Country

South Africa becomes IAPCO’s 40th Member Country

(InformAfrica)– South Africa has become the latest country to be represented in the ranks of IAPCO members, bringing the total to an impressive 40 countries.

South Africa Says ‘No Decision Made’ on New Nuclear Plants

South Africa Says ‘No Decision Made’ on New Nuclear Plants

(InformAfrica) — South Africa’s Department of Energy said reports of a tender process being underway for six new nuclear power plants “are factually incorrect.”

Desmond Tutu turns 80, still strongly tackling authorities

Desmond Tutu turns 80, still strongly tackling authorities

(InformAfrica) — As Archbishop Desmond Tutu turns 80 on Friday, still skewering South Africa for falling short of its own democratic ideals, he told AFP in an interview that he wishes his rabble-rousing were not needed.

Tutu and Dalai Lama Criticize South Africa Over Visa Delay

Tutu and Dalai Lama Criticize South Africa Over Visa Delay

(InformAfrica) — South Africa’s failure to issue a visa to the Dalai Lama, or even respond to his repeated requests for one, was sharply criticized on Wednesday by the Dalai Lama and by Desmond Tutu, the former Archbishop of Capetown. The two men called the failure disrespectful.

South Africa replace Libya as 2013 Nations Cup hosts

South Africa replace Libya as 2013 Nations Cup hosts

South Africa will replace conflict-hit Libya as hosts of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, the organisers said in a statement on Tuesday.

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