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Golf - Tiger's better off without a coach, says Els

- Ernie Els said Wednesday Tiger Woods should forget about hiring a new coach after splitting with Sean Foley and could return to major-winning form on his own. South African Els said injury-hit Woods, 38, was still capable of returning to the top of world golf. Show More Summary

South African Measures to Counter Spread of Ebola

  South Africa's Department of Health has published a Cabinet decision with regards to measures to counter and control the potential spread of Ebola from

Dolphins knock paddleboarder off his feet

Dolphins are supposed to be man's best aquatic friend. But this playful pod broke all the rules when it knocked a paddleboarder clean off his feet as he surfed off the South African coast last week.

Forget fruit, South African wine shows notes of Bach and Mozart

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear. In a gentle valley near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, the vineyards at DeMorgenzon estate are serenaded by baroque and early classical music day and night, all year round. Show More Summary

Steven Pienaar Injury: Updates on Everton Star's Status and Return

Everton 's bid to repeat last year's heroic 3-0 win over Arsenal took a big blow early in their match on Saturday, as Steven Pienaar was forced to leave the pitch with an injury within the first 10 minutes. The South African took a knee...Show More Summary

25 dead in Central African gold mine collapse

At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed in the south of the Central African Republic, police said Saturday. "In all, 27 people were buried in the collapse of the gold mine.

Contemporary jewelry artist Daniel Kruger exhibits at Sienna Patti

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

Sienna Patti presents the latest work by internationally renowned jewelry artist Daniel Kruger. The exhibition will be on view at Sienna Gallery August 23 through September 28. South African born artist Daniel Kruger has been making jewelry for over forty years, and is considered one of the leading artists and innovators in the field. Show More Summary

As South Africa Reels From Unexpected Bailout, One Bank Has A Modest Proposal: Give Us Your Gold

In a historic first, three days ago, South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, announced it would issue the FirstRand Gold Bond, or a bond denominated in South African Krugerrand gold coins. In other words, for the first time "holding" gold will pay a dividend (or in this case, interest). Show More Summary

Dozens of animals poisoned in South African game park

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

South African wildlife authorities said Friday they have found dozens of dead jackals at a popular game park in the country's "worst" ever incident of poisoning. Game rangers have found over 40 dead animals, mostly jackals, but also mongeese, foxes and crows in the Addo Elephant National Park, and many more are feared dead. Show More Summary

Saudi police arrest 400 illegal migrants: reports

Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested at least 400 mostly African illegal migrants south of the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Friday. The authorities have been cracking down on illegal migrants since the expiration in November of a seven-month amnesty during which they had to regularise their status or leave the kingdom. Show More Summary

South African farmers kill colleague with oranges: cops

Babanto Chauke, 38, was reportedly killed by two colleagues following a heated discussion on a farm outside Tzaneen on Monday.

African nations tighten Ebola travel bans

Chad and South Africa beef up restrictions on infected countries despite warnings of possible food shortages.

SOUTH AFRICA RESTRICTS TRAVEL FROM EBOLA STRICKEN COUNTRIES

The South African Cabinet has issued an immediate travel ban for non-South Africans from countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday. “A total travel ban for all non-citizens travelling from these high-risk countries (Guinea, Kenya and Sierra Leone), unless the travel is considered absolutely essential,” he told reporters […]

Burglars target Interpol building in South Africa - again

Thieves have broken into the building that houses Interpol and an elite South African police unit in the capital Pretoria for the second time in three weeks, a spokesman said on Thursday. Two to three people stole laptops from the investigations unit known as the Hawks, presumably over the weekend, according to police spokesman Solomon Makgale. Show More Summary

Being at One With Desmond Tutu

It's almost like being on the side of the angels, claiming kinship-by-association with Desmond Tutu. Ever since the retired Anglican bishop, South African social activist, Nobel laureate and all-around pretty saintly gentleman came out in favor of this writer's cause, Death with Dignity, it's been a cause for celebration. Show More Summary

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

Traders Store Crude for Profit as Contango Takes Hold

Oil traders have begun fixing tankers to take North Sea, West African and Arab crudes to South Africa for storage, hoping for a repeat of the multimillion dollar bonanza they reaped in 2008-2009.

Killing of Ezell Ford by LAPD Evokes Rising Tension at South L.A. Meeting

Tensions heightened on Tuesday night as residents and activists grilled Los Angeles police officials with questions regarding the fatal shooting by LAPD officers of Ezell Ford, an unarmed mentally challenged African American, on August 11, 2014. Show More Summary

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