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ATM bombings continue unabated in South Africa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 6 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have gone up rapidly in South Africa this year, with 18 cash machines being blown up in a single ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa


May 9th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 9 (IANS) As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the ... Read more...

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Rhino killed in South Africa


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 3 (IANS) A rhinoceros was killed and two others were critically injured after poachers struck at a game farm in South Africa, authorities said.Despite an intensified crackdown, ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching continues unabated in South Africa


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 2 (IANS) Despite an intensified crackdown, rhino poaching continued unabated in South Africa, authorities said Friday.In the latest attack, a rhino was killed and two others were ... Read more...

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ATM attacks on the rise in South Africa


February 5th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 5 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have increased rapidly in South Africa over the past one year partly due to poor policing, a report said.A ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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World’s oldest bed found in South Africa


December 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 24 (IANS) The world's oldest bed, dating back 77,000 years, has been discovered in a cave in South Africa.The bed, made of bundles of sedge and wild ... Read more...

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World’s oldest, Stone Age bed found in South Africa


December 24th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 24 (IANS) The world's oldest bed, which dates back to 77,000 years ago, has been discovered in a cave in South Africa, a media report said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Murder rate drops in South Africa


September 10th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 10 (IANS) The number of murders committed every year in South Africa has progressively dropped from 26,000 in 1994 to 16,500 in 2010, state-run news agency BuaNews ... Read more...

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Soap operas spur linguistic democracy in South Africa


February 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town (South Africa), Feb 12 (IANS) Soap operas in South Africa have helped eliminate linguistic boundaries between English and 11 other languages adopted at the end of apartheid.The writers of the ... Read more...

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India win another thriller against South Africa


January 19th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 19 (IANS) India beat South Africa by two wickets in the third One-day international against South Africa here. Chasing 221 runs, India reached the target in 48.2 overs ... Read more...

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India trailing by 220 runs against South Africa


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 3 (IANS) India were 142 for two in the first innings against South Africa at the close of second day's play in the third cricket test here Monday. ... Read more...

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India eyeing historic Test series win against South Africa


January 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 1 (IANS) India head into the final Test here Sunday with an eye to a historic series win in South Africa. After a humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Indian-origin husband ‘jailed for life’ for plotting to kill wife in South Africa


December 24th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 24 (ANI): In yet another case of a migrant woman's murder in South Africa, her India-origin husband has been jailed for life after admitting to have killed his wife ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian bride’s murder trial set to begin in South Africa


December 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 6(ANI): The trial of three men arrested for the murder of Anni Dewani, the Brit-Indian honeymooner in South Africa last month, is set to begin in Cape Town's Wynberg ... Read more...

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Lightning kills seven people in South Africa


November 28th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Town, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, lightning struck an eastern region of South Africa. Seven people were reported killed when they were taking part in an end-of-year meeting ... Read more...

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Man eaten by lions after party in South Africa


November 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Town, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 30-year-old barman was killed early Sunday morning by three lions in a wildlife resort in South Africa. The man who was said to be drunk ... Read more...

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Dozens injured in riots in South Africa


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Sep 21 (DPA) Dozens of people were injured and 62 arrested in clashes Tuesday been thousands of Cape Town residents and police who demolished shacks on the slopes of the ... Read more...

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Whale crashes whale-watching party off South Africa


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 21 (DPA) A whale-watching expedition off the South African coast took a dramatic turn when a more than 10-metre-long whale crashed itself onto the deck of the yacht following ... Read more...

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Qaeda threat to keep football fans away from greeting World Cup teams in South Africa


May 27th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, May 27(ANI): Football fans have been told that they will not be allowed to greet their team when they arrive in South Africa for next month's World Cup.The South African ... Read more...

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Soccer World Cup ticket is a visa to South Africa


May 19th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 19 (IANS) With just 22 days left for the kick-off of the soccer World Cup, South Africa is on track to issue free visas to soccer fans. Addressing the joint ... Read more...

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World Cup: England fans risk HIV vice threat in South Africa


December 13th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Dec.13 (ANI): Cape Town based hooker Isabella sells her body for just eight pounds a time near the Cape Town stadium, and the worry for England fans is ... Read more...

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Draw for 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa


December 5th, 2009 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) Draw for the 2010 World Cup finals made Friday in Cape Town, South Africa. Seeded teams first in respective groups. Group A:South AfricaMexicoUruguayFranceGroup B:ArgentinaNigeriaSouth KoreaGreeceGroup C:EnglandUSAAlgeriaSloveniaGroup D:GermanyAustraliaSerbiaGhanaGroup E:NetherlandsDenmarkJapanCameroonGroup ... Read more...

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Figo hopes Portugal draw hosts South Africa


December 4th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 4 (DPA) Former World Footballer Luis Figo expressed his hope that Portugal draw the host nation South Africa for the 2010 World Cup later Friday. The former Barcelona, Real Madrid ... Read more...

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Al-Qaida plot to attack 2010 football World Cup foiled in South Africa


October 14th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Oct 14(ANI): South African security forces have reportedly foiled an Al-Qaida plot to carry out a terrorist attack during the 2010 football World Cup.According to reports, South Africa's National ... Read more...

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IPL-II caravan rolls out in South Africa


April 16th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) caravan rolled out here with the eight teams, and top Bollywood stars, parading through the city marking the beginning of the ... Read more...

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IPL-II shimmers with a gala parade in South Africa


April 16th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, April 16 (ANI): Two days ahead of the second inning of Indian Premier League tournament commencement, a gala carnival got the mega event off to a festive start on ... Read more...

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What it took the IPL II to shift to South Africa


April 16th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) What it took for the Indian Premier League (IPL) to shift its base to from India to South Africa in just three weeks: - More than 700 people ... Read more...

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Oz pacer Johnson wants ”4-2” Test win over South Africa


March 17th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.17 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson says his side is keen on achieving a 4-2 score line against South Africa, and hopes to win the Cape ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to attend IBSA meeting in South Africa


May 11th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Cape Town, May 11 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has reached Cape Town to participate in the fifth meeting of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Ministerial Trilateral Commission, which is ... Read more...

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100-year-old Boer war camp uncovered in South Africa


April 14th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Cape Town, April 14 (ANI): Archaeologists have found the remains of a black Boer War concentration camp in South Africa, dating back more than 100 years.About 1,200 refugees were moved from ... Read more...

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