VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the murder of innocent women and children as the "horrid face" of war as he presided at a special prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Con...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa.
Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa will be without injured hooker Malcolm Marx for their revenge mission against Italy in Padua on Saturday, handing a first test start to Bongi Mbonambi.
Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa coach Allister Coetzee on Thursday named the following team to take on Italy in their test in Padua on Saturday:
Nov 23 (Reuters) - Highly-rated flanker Giovanni Licata will make his first start for Italy as one of two changes to their side for the meeting with South Africa in Padua on Saturday.
Nov 23 (Reuters) - Italy coach Conor O'Shea on Thursday named the following team to play South Africa in Padua on Saturday:
MILAN, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Italy coach Conor O'Shea will no longer have the element of surprise when his team face South Africa on Saturday, a year after they ambushed the former world champions in a huge upset -- but he knows they now have the visitors' respect.
Sri Lanka need drastic improvement in every facet of their game to compete with India, who are yet to lose a bilateral series under Virat Kohli
The short gap between the Sri Lanka series and the South Africa tour has forced the team to get into a "game situation" as preparation for the tour, according to the India captain Virat Kohli
I have been writing daily posts about my South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Today, I am using the last leg of my United ticket from that same trip to go from Montana to Michigan. I’m headed there for Thanksgiving and to...Show More Summary
Ramez Naam at SingularityU South Africa:
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung diseases while working in South African mines, an industry document said on Wednesday.
Here are some key dates in the life of Grace Mugabe, wife of resigned president Robert Mugabe, whose ambitions to succeed him largely led to a military takeover. - July 23, 1965: Grace Marufu is born in South Africa. - 1996: Aged 31, she marries Robert Mugabe, 72, for whom she had been working as a secretary and having an affair. Show More Summary
(PLOS) Confirmatory HIV testing can substantially reduce the number of infants in South Africa who may be falsely diagnosed as HIV-infected and started on unneeded treatment, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Lorna Dunning of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues. Show More Summary
My blog readers must think I've abandoned them over the past few weeks. I apologize for the whirlwind of October and November. With the BIDMC-Lahey merger planning and the new cloud hosted Meditech go lives of my day job, plus the usual Fall conference commitments, and my new work with the Gates Foundation, blogging has fallen behind. Show More Summary
Health professionals are striving to improve respectful care for women, but they fall short in the domains of effective communication, respectful and dignified care and emotional support during labour. This st...
Paraglider Jean-Baptiste Chandelier does everything in his power to resist the universe’s desire to pull objects towards the ground and remain airborne in some truly amazing locations in Portugal, France, Brazil, and South Africa. That paraskiing looks like a blast.
The Star Alliance Lounge Review Sao Paulo is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Having overstayed my welcome at the Star Alliance Lounge Sao Paulo, it was time to leave South America for South Africa. The flight was on South African Airways aboard an A330. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) should get President Jacob Zuma to stand down as head of state after a party conference next month because like Zimbabwe the country urgently needs a change of leader, a senior ANC official said.