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The example of Tswana communities of South Africa prior to 1800 presents some of the difficult questions that could arise when trying to right old wrongs. ... white Dutch and English speaking people dispossessed them of land in the area roughly equivalent to the present Limpopo and North West provinces.

Livestock and citrus farming are the main agricultural activities in the Eastern Cape, and the province is South Africa's largest exporter of citrus fruit. ... The Sundays River Citrus Company (SRCC), just outside Port Elizabeth, is the largest grower, packer and exporter of South African citrus. During a ... farmers
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a ministerial task team to deal with the province's most urgent matters, following riots calling for ... Now they are asking where was the minister, but when provinces decide on these contracts they don't ask permission from me, because it is not provided for in ...
You can feel the spirit of South Africa in the air across all nine provinces. You can breathe the spirit of South Africa in Gauteng. You can taste the spirit of South Africa in the rich land that is Jozi. Jozi is the absolute personification of the South African spirit: Jozi has drama, excitement, fun, loud music, ...
The ANC's second attempt to restore calm in the troubled North West province, failed on Thursday. Members of the party's National Working Committee (NWC) and National Executive Committee (NEC) were expected to face off with angry party members who were relentless in their call for ...

South African police fired rubber bullets at protestors while shops were looted, roads were blocked and vehicles set on fire. Some 23 people were arrested and one man reportedly died in the melee in Mahikeng, the capital of the North West Province. The province has been seething with frustration over ... South African President
Long weekends in South Africa are characterized by long distance travelling in and out of the Gauteng province. Pedestrian movement also significantly increases on the roads. Freedom Day, which is commemorated on 27 April annually, is a national public holiday in South Africa which marks the first ... South African President
Cabinet has placed the North West health department under the administration of the national government, in the wake of protests ravaging the province. "Cabinet deliberated on the unstable situation that has unfolded in the North West, which has affected a number of services, particularly health services," ... South African President
Mgbo said the union was worried by recent reports that the South African police detained the Nigerians because of drug-related offenses. “This is absolutely false. Recall that during xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals in Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa, Nigerians recorded ... South African President
The intimate AndBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge, located in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, will be reopening in June after a complete refurbishment. The lodge is located in a private game reserve encompassing 110 square miles of protected wildlife land. Overlooking the reserve's vlei (wetland) system ... South African President
Seven municipal ward by-elections will take place in three provinces on Wednesday, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said. Two independent candidates and 30 candidates from seven political parties are contesting the by-elections. In the North West, Ward 15 in Ditsobotla Municipality will be ...
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) intervened in the province to ensure the medical health depot in Mahikeng was secure. “The strike has affected the depot. They were not allowing medicines to get out of the depot,” Motsoaledi told the SABC. He said ...
Gauteng continues to lead the way in terms of vehicle sales with 18 220 units recorded in March 2018, reports Lightstone Auto. The Northern Cape recorded the least amount of sales with 594 units for the month. We've included a full breakdown of vehicle sales by province (both passenger car and LCV) ... South Africans
Unrest erupted on Wednesday in and around the city of Mahikeng in the province, located around 300 km (200 miles) west of South Africa's commercial hub Johannesburg. South African media reported that cars were set alight, shops looted and roads blockaded by protesters calling for North West Premier ... South Africans
People gather outside the UN compound in the Congo Ituri province capital Bunia on Aug. ... UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. says it has received four allegations of misconduct against South African peacekeepers in Congo — three involving sexual exploitation of women and one alleging violence against a ... South Africans

VILLIERSDORP, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 25: A general view of Theewaterskloof Dam on January 25, 2018 in Villiersdorp, South Africa. ... Anton Bredell, the minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning in the Western Cape, says the province continues to manage ... South Africans
A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by a pack of lions close to the Kruger National Park in South Africa, police said Monday, adding that little was left of the victim's body. The remains were found at the weekend in the bush at a private game park near Hoedspruit in the northern province of ... South Africans
South African data scientists seek also to transfer their expertise to areas such as Earth observation and bioinformatics. ... will initially add another 136 dishes to the MeerKAT site in the Northern Cape province in South Africa, and connect them to 130,000 antennas scattered across Western Australia. South Africans
The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016's, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna ... A provincial breakdown shows that rhino poaching was down in Kruger but up in the rest of Mpumalanga province it was up by 54% to 49 killed; ... South Africans
Eric Apelgren, the eThekwini Municipality Head of Department for International Governance Relations, pointed out one of the plus points of the KZN economy. He said that KZN has a better economy than South Africa which means that the province will have a better chance at getting a loan than the country. South Africans
News24 understands that the KwaZulu-Natal ANC's leadership demanded more delegates during a meeting between provincial leaders and secretary-general Gwede Mantashe. The province, which backs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to take over the party's presidency after President Jacob Zuma, has the ... South Africans
PIRLS has assessed fourth year reading comprehension in over 60 countries since 2001 and set international benchmarks for reading comprehension. A total of 12810 grade 4 pupils in South Africa were tested from 293 schools in nine provinces. They were given new passages translated into 10 official ... South Africans
Gauteng premier David Makhura says that the country's wealthiest and most densely populated province needs to create 5,400 jobs every day to eliminate unemployment. Delivering his 'Fourth Political Report' on Thursday, Makhura said the Gauteng economy grew by 1.3% in 2016, down from the 2014 ... South Africans
These provinces cover the three major metros (Joburg, Cape Town and Durban) which account for the bulk of South Africa's economic activity. ... though the general trend has stayed the same: Gauteng remains the highest paying province for most job categories, while KZN stays the lowest-paying. South Africans
JOHANNESBURG – The nominations for the ANC leadership from the provinces have been calculated and consolidated after the nine provinces held their provincial general council meetings. Five provinces have nominated ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ... South Africans
The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill deals, among others, with company tax exemptions for debt relief, foreign remuneration earned by South Africans and anti-tax avoidance measures. The Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill includes measures to combat VAT fraud and a cumulative annual cap on ... South Africans
JOHANNESBURG – Eastern Cape is the most homophobic province in South Africa, a survey by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) found on Tuesday. The study found rape, assault, murder and intolerance towards homosexuality is rife, especially in rural areas in South Africa. About 50 percent of people ... South Africans
According to the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), sporadic listeriosis cases are reported in the country. ... Most cases have been reported from Gauteng Province (62%, 345/557) followed by Western Cape (13%, 71/557) and KwaZulu-Natal (7%, 37/557) provinces. South Africans
Murder‚ rape and assault of and intolerance towards homosexuals in South Africa's rural provinces are rife‚ with nearly 50% of people strongly ... The report‚ based on surveys conducted by South African and international gay and lesbian rights groups‚ looked at attacks on homosexuals between 2015 and ... South Africans
South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, has a strong lead in the race to become the new leader of the governing African National Congress. ... KwaZulu-Natal is one of the larger provinces and here, in her home province, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's region got 454 branch nominations to Mr ... South Africans
Nigerians gesture as they face-off with a group of South Africans during a stand-off in the center of Pretoria on February 24, 2017. South African police fired ... “We have been able to gather the data on our people using the union's structures in the nine provinces of South Africa. “Our objective now is to get ... South Africans
Allister Coetzee exclusive interview: 'I look at my South Africa squad as rugby players, not black or white' ... Coetzee, a highly-regarded practitioner down the years, notably with Western Province and the Stormers, has not been able to sprinkle any of that stardust over the Boks who have only managed to ... South Africans
... but nominations may indicate support prior to the final vote. Provinces may agree beforehand which group of candidates they want to support for the different positions and expect their delegates to vote for this group. Track the provincial nominations with this map, as eNCA notes each province's official ... South Africans
MPUMALANGA - The African National Congress (ANC)'s second biggest province in terms of membership numbers, Mpumalanga, heads into its ... are expected to attend what could end up in a court battle, as seen in other provinces, ahead of the ruling party's December national elective conference. South Africans
MAHIKENG – South Africa's North West province premier Supra Mahumapelo has said he wants the black majority to control the economy, warning that continued racial inequalities could stir social instability. Speaking at an economic forum late on Wednesday, Mahumapelo bemoaned the fact that while ... South Africans
Photo: Cuban Embassy in South Africa ... the Cuban Revolution — have been unveiled in South Africa's Free State province. ... South Africans who studied in Cuba, and Cuban doctors working in Free State were also present. South Africans
South Africa: Work Drying Up in Western Cape Drought ... of around 50 000 jobs as the drought hammers the province's vital agricultural sector, ... South Africans
The South African police service has released its crime statistics for 2017, ... As has always been the case, hijacking is most common in South Africa's most populated province, Gauteng, followed by other built up provinces ... South Africans
With a new national gambling act stalled, momentum is growing for provincial gambling boards to take the lead and license online casino ... South Africans
Between 18 and 21 South Africans per day killed by guns ... Gun Free South Africa said that according to research by the Medical Research ... South Africans
Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula presented the annual South African Crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday morning. Here's everything you ... South Africans
It's been another day of hard truths for South Africa, as the annual Crime ... A view that reflects the growing dismay of South African residents. South Africans
Parliament - Gauteng, South Africa's most heavily populated province, recorded 4,101 murders in the 2016/17 financial year, MPs heard on ... South Africans
The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) determines how many of each type of position provinces must provide for junior doctors. It then becomes each province's responsibility to find the money to pay for these posts. But Motsoaledi says despite statutory obligations to make funding ... South Africans
The province's department of agriculture reported on Monday that at least 30 000 chickens had died, while a further 110 000 have had to be ... South Africans
JOHHANESBURG - South Africa will host the 10th summit of the BRICS ... and South Africa, in 2018, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. ... in Xiamen of southeast China's Fujian Province to attend the BRICS ... South Africans
South Africa's law is very specific on the matter of death certificates. ... Gauteng province alone sees between 15,000 and 16,500 unnatural deaths a year. But the ... This is in contravention of South African law, as well as the ... South Africans
Out of 187 countries, a study found that South Africa has the highest ... learners in 17 towns across three provinces: Gauteng, Western and Northern Cape. ... Chief research technologist at the South African Medical Research ... South Africans


 

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