AFRIQUE DU SUD | SOUTH AFRICA

19-Feb-2019 to 19:22

S/Africa’s Saldanha Bay IDZ attracts $214million in investments - minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone has signed new investment agreements, which bring the total number of committed investors to eight and an investment value to over US$214 million, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday.

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19-Feb-2019 to 18:51

Africa needs $80bn in energy investment annually - Expert

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Africa should learn to preserve its energy for the benefit of its development needs, which requires $80 billion annually, Christoph Frei, World Energy Council’s Secretary General, said in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

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18-Feb-2019 to 22:43

S/Africa: Semenya accuses IAAF of breaching confidentiality

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Olympics and World Athletics Superstar Caster Semenya has accused the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) of breaching the confidentiality around the hearing of her case against the athletics governing body at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland.

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18-Feb-2019 to 20:02

S/African prosecutors grab Bushiri’s private jet

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Malawi born but South Africa-based Pastor Shepherd Bushiri could lose his private jet after National Director of Public Prosecutions head Shamila Batohi successfully applied for a court order to have the prophet forfeit the aircraft to the state, APA learnt on Monday.

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18-Feb-2019 to 19:10

Search and rescue continues in SA mine collapse

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Rescue and body retrieval operations were still underway on Monday at the Gupta-owned Gloria Coal Mine near the town of Middelburg in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa, a rescue official said.

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17-Feb-2019 to 12:20

SA rallies behind Semenya in IAAF row

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s world 800m champion and Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is receiving an outpouring of support from the public and the South African government in her fight with the IAAF to force her to take hormone reducing drugs.

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16-Feb-2019 to 11:01

S/African cabinet in daily updates on beleaguered Eskom

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a Special Cabinet Committee to deliver daily reports to him on the action needed to secure South Africa's energy supply, the presidency has said.

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