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South African president orders probe in mine shootout


August 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has issued an order to probe the platinum mine shootout which left 34 people dead and over 78 injured."I have decided ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.The shooting took ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man held with rhino horns


April 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 24 (IANS) A 25-year-old Vietnamese man was arrested here when he was trying to leave the country with three rhino horns, authorities said Monday.The customs officers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More trouble for Majola over unauthorised IPL payments


March 26th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for ... Read more...

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History beckons Dutch in Cape Town


July 5th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 5 (IANS) There is a little bit of the Dutch in everything in Cape Town. The Netherlands will be enjoying their biggest fan base outside their country ... Read more...

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Tourism during World Cup to rake in 27 billion rands for South Africa


June 30th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 30(ANI): South Africa is expected to rake in an estimated 27 billion rands from tourism during the World Cup."We believe that we couldn't do better," Sport24 quoted SA Tourism's ... Read more...

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S African Sports Minister to mediate Wanderers row


July 24th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 24 (IANS) Amid growing anger among fans, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has asked the Minister of Sport and Recreation to appoint a mediator to resolve its dispute with ... Read more...

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Denel to resolve alleged blacklisting with India


July 5th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 5 (IANS) South African arms manufacturer Denel has assured the government that it would resolve with India the vexed issued of its alleged blacklisting there, a news report ... Read more...

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India ‘unofficially’ blacklisting us: South African arms maker


June 21st, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, June 21 (IANS) An "unofficial" blacklisting by India has resulted in South African arms manufacturer Denel losing two billion rands in revenue, a company executive has told parliament.The parastatal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian woman finishes among top 10 in South African marathon


May 29th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 29 (IANS) A South African Gujarati woman is the toast of her community after she became the first Indian woman to finish in the top 10 of the ... Read more...

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Caution sets in over proposed Bharti, MTN telecom pact (Lead)


May 27th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 27 (IANS) After the initial enthusiasm over the $23-billion telecom deal proposed by India's Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN, analysts have turned cautious, even fearing if the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Euphoria over MTN-Bharti transaction wanes in South Africa


May 27th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 27 (IANS) Analysts here, who were initially enthusiastic over the transaction between mobile phone giants Bharti Airtel of India and South Africa's MTN, have turned cautious after share ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Counterfeit tickets at IPL final endangered spectators


May 25th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) The 31,000 capacity Wanderers stadium housed more than 38,000 spectators in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final here Sunday due to alleged selling of counterfeit tickets, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPL boon for jobless South African youth


May 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) has come as a windfall for jobless youth in South Africa.The 37-day tournament has not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet voting to decide Miss Bollywood IPL South Africa finalists


May 17th, 2009 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 17 (IANS) Forty-eight young South African women are holding thumbs to see which 16 of them will go through to the finals of the Miss Bollywood IPL South ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPL aids South African school for children with disabilities


May 16th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Bloemfontein, May 16 (IANS) Of the many schools who have benefited from the Indian Premier League II (IPL) being played in South Africa, the Bartimea Combined School here has probably ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No Bollywood movie role for IPL Miss Bollywood winner


May 14th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 14 (IANS) There will be no Bollywood movie role with Shah Rukh Khan or in fact in any Bollywood movie for the winner of the Miss Bollywood IPL 2009 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India-South Africa Davis Cup tie likely at select venue


May 13th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 13 (IANS) Hopes of residents of Soweto, the largest township in South Africa, that they may see Indian tennis stars like Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

American lifeline for S African ICL rebels


April 26th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) South African cricketers Nicky Boje, Andrew Hall and Lance Klusener have been rescued by the American Premiere League (APL) from just sitting on the sidelines and ... Read more...

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IPL breaks Bollywood’s obsession with fair skin


April 25th, 2009 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 25 (IANS) Just as the Indian Premier League (IPL) was getting South Africans worried about Bollywood's obsession with the fair-skinned actresses, two dusky beauties were chosen at ... Read more...

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Dazzling fireworks lit up Cape Town sky to welcome IPL 2 (Lead)


April 19th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) was welcomed to the South African shores with dazzling fireworks and sounds of traditional African drummers in a glittering opening ceremony at ... Read more...

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IPL has stretched its wings to a new territory: Modi


April 19th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Premier League inaugurated here Saturday evening as IPL chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi thanked the South African government and Cricket South Africa (CSA) for extending ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Key driving factor for IPL has been to engage South Africans: Modi


April 17th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Apr.17 (ANI): IPL Chairperson and Commissioner Lalit Modi has said that a key driving factor for the IPL has been to engage South Africans and build excitement and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL will become a global brand: Modi


April 17th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) The Indian Premier League will return to India next year, but the long-term vision is to turn it into a global brand, in much the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh and Co to seek out new Bollywood starlet at IPL games


April 16th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Shilpa Shetty will be among those watching all the women attending the Indian Professional League games in South ... Read more...

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South African businessman returns Kings XI’s money (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir HassenJohannesburg, April 16 (IANS) A South African businessman thought he had a windfall when he found 450,000 rands in a Port Elizabeth beachfront hotel room but soon he had to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South African businessman returns Kings XI’s money


April 16th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab might be thanking their stars after a South African businessman returned them some 45,000 rands that the Indian Premier League (IPL) team had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian link boosts S African Cipla Medpro profits


April 3rd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 3 (IANS) Exclusive access to a wide range of products from Cipla India helped boost revenues of pharmaceutical company Cipla Medpro South Africa by nearly 40 percent, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Low ticket prices for IPL in South Africa, says Lalit Modi


March 28th, 2009 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Ticket prices for the IPL 2009 games to be played at eight South African stadiums will be reasonably priced to allow local fans to watch ... Read more...

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Slumdog shines in South Africa now


March 18th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After taking the US and the UK by storm, "Slumdog Millionaire' is shining bright in South Africa now.It has raked in more than a million rands after opening at 20 cinemas ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ takes million rands in South African opening


March 12th, 2009 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 12 (IANS) Following its recent sweep at the Oscars, "Slumdog Millionaire" raked in more than a million rands after opening at 20 cinemas across South Africa this past ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

South African aid group denied entry to Gaza


January 24th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 24 (IANS) An aid mission consisting of 30 South African medical personnel wanting to provide assistance to the people of Gaza, which was ravaged by Israeli attacks in recent weeks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India helped keep Cricket SA losses down


August 21st, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 21 (IANS) Three matches against India in Northern Ireland last year helped to substantially reduce the losses incurred by Cricket South Africa (CSA) in its last fiscal.CSA financial chief Hentie ... Read more...

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After Reliance failure, MTN could still target Indian market


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) South African telecom giant MTN suffered a setback with a four percent drop in its share price Monday after a potential deal with Reliance Communications was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Herschelle Gibbs faces huge maintenance claim


June 24th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, June 24 (IANS) South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs may have to fork out a large part of his earnings from his Indian Professional League (IPL) debut if his ... Read more...

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