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Kumi Naidoo Demands Urgent Meeting With Minister of State Security Over Leaked Spy Tapes [press release]

In response to the Al Jazeera story regarding the South Korean government asking for information from the South African government about Kumi Naidoo ahead of the G20 summit in 2010, the executive director of Greenpeace International said: It saddens me to learn that I am likely under scrutiny by intelligence services in South Africa. However, […]

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Varian Medical Systems to Make Radiotherapy Available for More Cancer Patients in Africa (PR Newswire)

Varian presenting cancer treatment strategy to governments and healthcare leaders at Africa Healthcare Summit in London LONDON, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), world leader in radiation therapy, is today reporting progress towards its goal of making advanced treatments systems more available for cancer patients across Africa. The company is presenting to […]

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Tanzania to compete in Cosafa Cup (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Dar es Salaam. The national soccer team, Taifa Stars, will compete in this year’s Cosafa Cup scheduled for May in South Africa, the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has disclosed.The tournament, organised by the Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA), returns after a one-year hiatus due to operational reasons.TFF information officer, Baraka Kizuguto, confirmed yesterday […]

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South African Airways Vacations® Introduces The 2015 Collection Brochure (PR Newswire)

Featuring Expanded Portfolio of Value-Priced Packages to Popular Destinations throughout Africa FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) launched its 2015 Collection brochure featuring new and a more diverse offering of air-inclusive vacation packages to a variety of destinations throughout Southern & East Africa.  The 2015 brochure has been […]

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Is South Africa Neglecting the Developmental Role of Other Investment Interventions? [analysis]

The South African government has been showing signs that it wishes to take a more interventionist approach to inward foreign investment. Its view is that the current system is biased towards big multinationals and it wants more room to pursue the country’s social and economic goals. However, all of its proposals to change the system […]

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Reasons for delay in disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by South Africa are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Namibia Press Agency)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the reasons for delay in the disbursement of funds for drought relief promised by neighbour South Africa in 2013 are mutual and cannot be attributed to one government only. Deputy Director of Information and Research in the foreign affairs ministry, Marbeline Mwashekele, made the clarification in a media statement […]