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Rolls-Royce engines to power Transnet locomotives in South Africa

Chinese locomotive manufacturer CNR Dalian (CNR) and its partner South African Consortium (CNRRSSA) have awarded a €100m contract to Rolls-Royce to supply 232 MTU Series 4000 engines.

South Africa's Mandla Masango Scores Ridiculous Step-Back Volley vs. Ghana

Mandla Masango has scored the AFCON goal of the tournament so far. The South African midfielder picked himself up off the ground, took a step back and unleashed an outrageous volley. Ghana goalkeeper Brimah Razak had absolutely no chance. The goal came in the 17th minute and put South Africa up 1-0. [@SoccerGods] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com

Algeria, Ghana seal African Cup progress

Algeria end Senegal's hopes while Ghana produce stunning comeback to beat South Africa in Group C.

Foreign-owned shops targeted in South African looting spree

There’s an air of glee and abandon when the looting starts. South African police have been reported to stand by and watch – or even help – when township people attack the shops of foreign migrants and loot.

Great White Shark Rescued On South African Beach

A young great white shark is able to freely roam the seas once again after surviving an accidental encounter with fishermen in South Africa, and the predator’s dramatic rescue was captured on film by an unsuspecting beachgoer. Lars Liedberg,...Show More Summary

Murray, Nadal move into quarter-finals

Brit sees off Dimitrov's challenge in four sets at the Australian Open while Nadal beats South African Anderson.

Video: Branden Grace Making Eagle, Qatar Masters

South African Branden Grace picked up a nice win in the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

South African Writer Malika Ndlovu: "How do you raise the next generation of men?"

"Malika Ndlovu, an internationally published South African poet, playwright and performer responds to the question about how to raise sons — the next generation of men. This video is part of The World's series about women who are helping build post-apartheid South Africa." -- PRI

VICE News: VICE News Capsule

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Tensions rise between locals and foreign shopkeepers in the South African city of Soweto, Chile decides to reopen its investigation into the death of Nobel...Show More Summary

Winston Churchill when he was young and irresponsible, just like the rest of us

1899 Churchill during his service in the South African Light Horse. Image: Hulton Archive/Getty Images Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result. Winston Churchill, 1898 1895 Second Lieutenant Winston Churchill of the 4th Queen's Own Hussars. Show More Summary

Grace Claims Second Title of Season at Qatar Masters

3 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

South African Branden Grace became the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai after he held his nerve to win the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday.

Fake Cops Caught On Camera In Attempted Hijacking In South Africa [Viral Video]

Criminals dressed in South African police uniforms attempted to hijack a black BMW X5 Thursday outside a nursery school in Pretoria. The attempted hijacking, caught on several amateur videos, ended with a dramatic chase and shootout, but the criminals are still on the loose. Show More Summary

Flashback Friday: Bath Day

“Kids washing Meerkat. South African children, 1950s.” Sent by Vajda B., from Faciepopuli.com.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Flashback Friday

5 Controversial F1 Moments

Today is the 33rd anniversary of the 1982 South African Grand Prix, which was nearly cancelled due to a strike by the Grand Prix Drivers' Association. The problem, which was resolved just in time for the race to take place, consisted...Show More Summary

African giants Algeria and Ghana face each other in pivotal match

5 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

With their tournament lives on the line, Ghana plays Algeria in the biggest match so far in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The two nations are in Group C along with Senegal and South Africa. Before the event began, … Continue reading ?

South African Duo Among 3 Leaders at Qatar Masters

5 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Bernd Wieseberger birdied his last hole to join South Africans Branden Grace and George Coetzee on top of the Qatar Masters leaderboard after the second round on Thursday.

'Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights' exhibit opens at SMU Meadows School of the Arts

last weekArts : Artdaily

A traveling graphic panel exhibition showcasing the formidable career of South African anti-apartheid and human rights activist Helen Suzman (1917-2009) will be on display at SMU Meadows School of the Arts from January 20 to February 20, 2015 in the Bob Hope Lobby of the Owen Arts Center. Show More Summary

This 183 Square Foot South African Home Has It All

In the midst of a hellish NYC apartment search, I think I might have found the perfect tiny home. It has a sleeping loft, a decently sized kitchen, lots of light, and even an outdoor patio, all in 183 square feet. It's also in South Africa. READ MORE »

Final-Round Comebacks the Early Theme on 2015 European Tour

last weekSports / Golf : On Par

The European Tour has served up final-day turnarounds at the South African Open and the Abu Dhabi Championship to make for a compelling start to the 2015 season.

Slow-Motion iPhone Video of a Charging Hippo Narrowly Missing a Safari Boat in Botswana

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

South African musician Craig Clive Jackson was photographing wildlife from a boat on the Chobe River in Botswana, Africa as part of a Pangolin Safari trip when he managed to capture some dramatic video of an angry hippo surfacing and lunging on his iPhone. Craig’s father David scored a viral hit after posting the video […]

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