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South Africa

South Africa
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  • A separate South Africa

    A separate South Africa
    Last in a series of occasional articles documenting issues of South Africa's post-apartheid generation Neckties flapped in the breeze as the half-dozen or so gang members gathered at their regular spot outside a small power substation. Their formal...
  • Factor VII timeline

    • March 1999 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Recombinant Activated Factor VII for treating bleeding in patients with rare forms of hemophilia. • May 1999 -- U.S. Army Col. John B. Holcomb and Israeli Dr. Uri Martinowitz...
  • Pontiff's unprecedented attention won loyalty of many congregants

    SOWETO, South Africa - At yesterday's generally somber Mass, hymn-singing members of the Regina Mundi Catholic Church choir danced a stutter-step down the aisle as congregants slapped hymnbooks to the beat. Just outside the cavernous sanctuary, cars on a...
  • Israeli circumcision device provokes union outcry in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa may turn to an Israeli circumcision device to reduce the number of young males who die in botched initiation ceremonies, provoking an outcry from union allies of the ruling party who support sanctions against the...
  • Barrett, Harris in focus as All Blacks seek title

    (Reuters) - New Zealand can seal their third successive Rugby Championship title with a bonus-point win against the Pumas in La Plata on Saturday but the long-term focus will be on the performances of flyhalf Beauden Barrett and rookie hooker Nathan...
  • De Villiers wants smarter Boks on the ball

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa must make better use of possession and territory when they face Australia in their penultimate Rugby Championship match at Newlands on Saturday, captain Jean de Villiers said. De Villiers lamented his side's...
  • South Africa says nuclear power deal with Russia in early stages

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's nuclear cooperation deal signed this week with Russia is part of a tender process that will involve other competing countries and is not a contract to build power plants, government officials said on Tuesday. The...
  • Folau ready for running game against Springboks

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Australia fullback Israel Folau expects a more open game than in their previous encounter when the Wallabies take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship at Newlands on Saturday. Folau identified opposite number Willie le Roux...
  • South Africa says toll in Nigeria church collapse rises to 115

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos has risen to 115, South African government minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday, urging the heavily criticized Nigerian government to investigate the "tragedy"....
  • Acquittal of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges stuns many S. Africans

    Acquittal of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges stuns many S. Africans
    Evasive, negligent, unreasonable, hasty and at times a dishonest witness. Oscar Pistorius is all those things, but he is not a murderer, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled Thursday. Pistorius crumpled, sobbing, his shoulders shaking uncontrollably after...
  • Pistorius verdict preview: Judge has number of options

    Pistorius verdict preview: Judge has number of options
    Thokozile Masipa, the South African judge who has quietly absorbed the evidence in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, will deliver her verdict Thursday, in a judgment that could see the Olympic athlete walk free and return to his career, or consigned to...
  • Convicted Pistorius leaves Pretoria High Court

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius left the Pretoria High Court on Friday escorted by police and bodyguards through a scrum of television cameras and supporters after his conviction for the negligent killing of his girlfriend...