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News Topic - South Africa

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South African activists try to protect endangered pangolins As World Pangolin Day is marked around the globe, Saturday, some conservationists in South Africa are caring for a few of the endangered animals that have been rescued from traffickers
Washington Post | 3 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Move Over Great White Shark: A New Shark Rules South African Waters Things have changed in South Africa since the disappearance of great white sharks. An 18-year study provides new insights into how an oceanic ecosystem can change following the decline of one apex predator and being taken over by another. | 8 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has pre-recorded TWO alternate endings for 'live finale' While filming officially wrapped in South Africa earlier this week,I'm A Celebrity public votes will still count towards selecting their 2019 king or queen of the jungle on Sunday night's finale.
Mail Online | 15 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep going out in South Africa How did Africa's most-industrialised country end up running out of electricity?
BBC News | 17 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dr Julian Pratt obituary As a young doctor in rural South Africa (1975-76), my father, Julian Pratt, questioned the underlying cause of the diseases he was treating and identified how the grossly unequal distribution of land for agriculture was having a devastating effect. As a r
The Guardian | Feb 15, 2019 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Caster Semenya backed by South African government in IAAF challenge South Africa's minister of sport and recreation Tokozile Xasa has called on the world to support Caster Semenya's case against the IAAF. | Feb 15, 2019 4:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-Mozambique finance minister denied bail in South Africa Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang was denied bail by a South African court on Friday, meaning he will remain in custody for now pending an extradition hearing over charges relating to $2 billion in fraudulent loans.
Reuters | Feb 15, 2019 3:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South African's ex-ambassador to Iran arrested in MTN investigation Pretoria's former ambassador to Iran has been arrested in South Africa on charges he took a bribe to help telecoms company MTN win a $31.6 billion license to operate in Iran.
Reuters | Feb 15, 2019 3:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Africa Ex-Ambassador Seized Over MTN Iran License Win The case has been the subject of legal claims for several years by the Turkish company, which accuses Johannesburg-based MTN of paying bribes to South African and Iranian officials. MTN secured 49 percent of Irancell Telecommunication Co. Services in 2005
Yahoo! News | Feb 15, 2019 3:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Africa warrant for businessman Ajay Gupta cancelled The authorities say the controversial businessman is no longer wanted over bribery allegations.
BBC News | Feb 15, 2019 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend