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South African economic hubs set for opposition rule

Aug 17 2016

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's two main opposition parties have put aside huge ideological differences to unseat the ruling ANC in major cities it has controlled for 22 years, they said on Wednesday.

South African woman fined $10,000 for racist comments

Jun 10 2016

JOHANNESBURG A South African court on Friday ordered a woman to pay 150,000 rand ($9,941) to charity after she was found guilty of hate speech for referring to blacks as "monkeys", News24 reported.

South Africa's Zuma appeals reinstatement of graft charges against him

Jun 10 2016

PRETORIA South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and state prosecutors on Friday sought the right to appeal against a High Court ruling to review a decision to drop 783 corruption charges against the head of state.

Distell top investor awaits SABMiller response to stake sale demand

Jun 01 2016

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON Distell's main shareholder Remgro said it would act in the best interests of its own shareholders and those of the South African drinks company in response to the enforced sale of fellow investor SABMiller's stake.

South Africa allows silicosis class action against gold firms

May 13 2016

JOHANNESBURG South Africa gave the green light on Friday for class action suits seeking damages from gold companies for up to half a million miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis.

Australia may take in African rhinos to prevent extinction

Apr 22 2016

JOHANNESBURG Wildlife groups plan to relocate 80 rhinoceros from South Africa to Australia in a bid to prevent them being hunted to extinction, one of the project's leaders said on Friday.

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