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Watch a trio of lion cubs play in their Johannesburg Zoo debut

Three lion cubs made their debut at the Johannesburg Zoo on Wednesday, and it's clear they love to play. The lions include the male Letaba and his two sisters, Sabi and Jubba. The cubs were born on a Thabazimbi farm in April and moved to the zoo in July. Show More Summary

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo

22 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo.

Exclusive: Lonmin CEO Denies Job Cuts Plan, Says Focus Is On Ramp Up

By Ed Stoddard and Silvia Antonioli JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - The chief executive of platinum producer Lonmin denied assertions from mining industry sources on Monday that the company aimed to cut around 5,700 jobs as part of a drive to restore profits after a five-month strike. Show More Summary

Johannesburg Shongololo Lounge (7 hour stay!)

I love airline lounges and regularly spend four or more hours at a time working from them. This series explores some of my favorites from around the world. On an average afternoon in Johannesburg’s OR Tambo airport, you can see all kinds of travelers attempting to sleep on the floor or in chairs throughout the…

Ebola-free Morocco okay to host Cup - FIFA

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Johannesburg (AFP) - FIFA confirmed Thursday that the 2014 Club World Cup featuring Real Madrid will go ahead in Morocco during December despite the Ebola epidemic affecting Africa.

Ebola-free Morocco okay to host Cup - FIFA

Johannesburg (AFP) - FIFA confirmed Thursday that the 2014 Club World Cup featuring Real Madrid will go ahead in Morocco during December despite the Ebola epidemic affecting Africa.

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

last weekNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air.

Insight: How aggressive lending came back to bite South African bank Abil

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By David Dolan and Tiisetso Motsoeneng JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Unemployed South African construction worker Daniel isn't sure how he fell so deeply in debt. All he knows is that African Bank Investments, which was bailed out this month, kept offering him money and he kept taking. Show More Summary

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

last weekNews : The Newsroom

By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa. Show More Summary

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's "native of nowhere" is finally home.

South Africa: 8 killed in building collapse

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building under renovation in an area southeast of Johannesburg collapsed on Monday, killing eight people, officials said.

Gentle-looking meerkats have killer instinct

last weekHealth : The Checkup

JOHANNESBURG — One of the most captivating sights of African wildlife is that of dark-eyed meerkats standing side by side on their hind legs, as though posing for a group photograph. They look cuddly and endearing. But a new study says they have a dark side. Read full article >>

Building collapse kills five in South Africa

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Five people died Monday when a building under construction collapsed in a South African town south of Johannesburg, emergency workers said. Five people were killed as a result of the fall," said Santi Steinmann, the spokeswoman for private emergency services Netcare 911.

What’s That Chat? Part 1

What Chat is That? Part 1 To the south of Johannesburg is an isolated mountain which rises from the surrounding...

New study explores sinister side of meerkats

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of the most captivating sights of African wildlife is that of dark-eyed meerkats standing side-by-side on their hind legs, as though posing for a group photograph. They look cuddly and endearing. But a new study says they have a dark side.

DDB Johannesburg Isn’t Impressed by Your Car Ads

This week DDB’s Johannesburg, South Africa shop showed us the latest in what we might call a trend: a legitimate car ad parodying its own subgenre. Of course, DDB isn’t the first party to poke fun at the cliches that make up so many auto spots. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Angel Fair 2013 Johannesburg

From the inaugural event which is looking to foster an active angel community:

Bad Boy Bobby Locke (Conclusion): No Show

2 weeks agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

I asked John Coyne why he called Bobby Locke a "bad boy." Coyne said, "Locke wasn't liked on the PGA Tour. They blackballed him. Also, he was fired from his first pro job in Johannesburg." In this series, read how the South African golf legend made enemies by beating America's best. Show More Summary

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Johannesburg zoo says it has put down its only polar bear because it was suffering from liver and heart illnesses.

South Africans Celebrate Twenty Years of Freedom and Democracy: A Reflection on Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Photo credit: Biography (Nelson Mandela) Johannesburg -- This year South Africa commemorates the 20th anniversary of the attainment of freedom and democracy. The 27th of April is observed annually to celebrate South Africa's first non-racial...Show More Summary

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