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  • 31 August

    South Africa: ANC on the ropes in elections | DW News

    The African National Congress has not lost an election since blacks South Africans earned the right to vote two decades ago. Could a failing economy and a series of scandals surrounding President Jacob Zuma put an end to their winning streak? More News: http://www.dw.com/en/program/dw-news/s-3232-9798 source

  • 31 August

    Until recently this school in South Africa told black girls to chemically straighten their hair – PRI

    BT.comUntil recently this school in South Africa told black girls to chemically straighten their hairPRITwelve years after the end of apartheid, black students at Pretoria High School for Girls in Pretoria, South Africa, were told to chemically straighten their hair. This past weekend, students with afro hairstyles and braids gathered to protest the ...Black schoolgirls in South Africa are protesting against 'racist' hair policyBT.comall 64 news articles »

  • 31 August

    Eddie Jones braces England for South Africa ‘bullies’ – Telegraph.co.uk

    Telegraph.co.ukEddie Jones braces England for South Africa 'bullies'Telegraph.co.ukEddie Jones, the England head coach, has labelled South Africa “bullies” ahead of their meeting in the first Test of the autumn series at Twickenham on Nov 12. Jones is bracing his men for a physical encounter with the Springboks, against whom England ...Eddie Jones demands England players stand up to South Africa's 'bullies'Daily Mailall 4 news articles »

  • 31 August

    South Africa: Fat Politicians and Thin Voters

    People queue at a voting station during South Africa's local government elections in Umlazi, Durban, South Africa, August 3, 2016. A month after the governing African National Congress lost heavily in South Africa's municipal elections, the party is at war with itself.

  • 31 August

    UPDATE 1-South Africa markets falter on caution over finance minister row

    JOHANNESBURG, Aug 30 South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar on Tuesday, with investor caution over a political row involving the country's finance minister hanging over the markets. The rand had traded lower by 1555 GMT, marking its ninth straight daily loss after falling 0.55 percent to 14.4940.

  • 31 August

    Constitutional Challenge on Marijuana Law Postponed

    [News24Wire] The Dagga Party's application to have the prohibition of dagga declared unconstitutional was postponed in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

  • 31 August

    Reality TV Has Had an Extreme Makeover. Will It Work?

    [The Conversation Africa] It's one thing to philosophise academically and another to put all of one's theory into practice. In my PhD thesis I devise a deliberative (and theoretical) talk show model based in ubuntu.

  • 31 August

    New natural hair friendly policy for Parktown High School for Girls – Times LIVE

    Times LIVENew natural hair friendly policy for Parktown High School for GirlsTimes LIVEParktown High School for Girls in Johannesburg has altered its hair policy to allow its learners to attend class with “what they consider to be their natural hair”. Save & Share. Tweet · Email · Print. The school made the announcement on Tuesday amidst ...Debt of gratitude owed to Girls High pupilsIndependent OnlineSouth African students protest against school's alleged racist hair policyCNNUntil recently this school in South Africa told black girls to chemically straighten their hairPRIQuartz -

  • 31 August

    Farm murders in South Africa

    Interview with Two South African farmers expressing Fears of a White Genocide, and interview with an ANC government official saying he cannot understand why whites are fearful. We have posted this small segment on our NON-PROFIT site as a service to the South African community to make them aware of …

  • 31 August

    South Africa verdict: Top court rules President Zuma violated constitution

    Subscribe to France 24 now : http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN South Africa’s top court on Thursday delivered a damning verdict against President Jacob Zuma, saying he flouted the constitution over public funds used to upgrade his private residence, sparking immediate calls for …

  • 31 August

    МMM South Africa weekly news from Sergey Mavrodi 13.03.2016

    Hello! Here is the news. There’s no special news. A typical working process is going. As I have been repeatedly saying we face some problems occurring during the work process. Which is quite normal and we resolve them as they arise. Here I receive the reports where it can be …

  • 31 August

    South Africa: riots hit Pretoria after ANC imposes local mayor candidate

    Protesters in South Africa burned buses and trucks, barricaded roads and looted shops in townships in an impoverished district of Pretoria, in a dispute over the ruling party’s candidate for local mayor. The ANC’s national leadership imposed a contender for municipal elections in August who had not been nominated by …

  • 31 August

    Cape Town – South Africa Gang Warfare (Sky News)

    Sky News Content **No Rights Implied – Used for public information purposes** _____________________________________________ Sky News Channel here https://www.youtube.com/user/skynews http://news.sky.com/story/969994/running-with-cape-towns-murderous-drug-gangs 8 Aug 2012 Troops may soon be sent in to try to sort out the gang warfare in the South African city of Cape Town. The country’s largest trade union group …

  • 31 August

    South Africa’s Ruling Party Wants to Criminalize Racism

    –The African National Congress, the ruling party in South Africa, has called for a law criminalizing racism in the country South Africa’s ruling party aims to criminalize racism http://www.politicsweb.co.za/news-and-analysis/specific-law-needed-to-criminalise-racism-and-prom On the Bonus Show: Sandra Bland arresting officer charged with perjury, the Oculus Rift goes on sale for $600, Netflix hidden …

  • 31 August

    Julius Malema during a Parliamentary debate on elections

    ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu is adamant that the ruling party remains the people’s choice. This despite losing three key metros to the DA in local polls. Meanwhile, The DA has hailed the local elections as a tipping point, which will realign the face of South African politics. They were …

  • 31 August

    A school in South Africa tells black girls to chemically straighten their hair – PRI

    BT.comA school in South Africa tells black girls to chemically straighten their hairPRITwelve years after the end of apartheid, black students at Pretoria High School for Girls in Pretoria, South Africa, were told to chemically straighten their hair. This past weekend, students with afro hairstyles and braids gathered to protest the ...Black schoolgirls in South Africa are protesting against 'racist' hair policyBT.comall 45 news articles »

  • 31 August

    South Africa’s female vloggers give the inside scoop – South Africa.info

    South Africa's female vloggers give the inside scoopSouth Africa.infoSharing experiences that relate to your audience is one of the key things several of South Africa's most popular female vloggers have learned on their journey towards internet fame and increasing followers online. In celebrating Women's Month, we talk ...

  • 31 August

    China Makes Biggest South Africa Auto Investment in 40 Years

    A Chinese state-owned car manufacturer agreed to build an 11 billion-rand auto plant in South Africa, the biggest investment in a vehicle-production facility in the country in four decades. The Beijing Automotive International Corp. plans to start production at the facility in 2018, International Chief Executive Officer Dong Haiyang told reporters in the southern coast city of Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

  • 31 August

    Black students protest hair ‘racism’ at former whites-only South African high school

    Students at a South African girls' school say they are discouraged from speaking their native languages and wearing their hair naturally. Students at South Africa's Pretoria High School for Girls protest what they call racist policies at their school last week.

  • 31 August

    Nigeria, South Africa Stare Down Recessions?

    [VOA] Politics and petroleum have brought down Africa's two biggest economies, South Africa and Nigeria, as both nations look down the barrel of recession.