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Haute-Couture Designer and Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has...

South African Billionaire Motsepe Says He Won’t Buy Eskom Assets

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe said on Monday that he would NOT buy any assets which struggling state power firm Eskom puts up for...

Semenya Accuses IAAF of Breach of Regulations at CAS Hearing

Caster Semenya has said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) breached confidentiality regulations ahead of her appeal hearing on Monday where she is...

South Africa’s Bosasa Applies for Liquidation as Banks Close Accounts

South African firm Bosasa has applied for voluntary liquidation after its lenders said they would close its accounts due to reputational risk, the firm...
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1st Verified Record of Rare ‘Black Panther’ in Africa in Almost a Century

LOISABA CONSERVANCY, Kenya - Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for...

South Africa Seeks to Reopen Costly Renewables Deals to Help Eskom

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa wants to talk to independent power producers (IPPs) about lowering the price Eskom pays for electricity from older renewable energy...

Embuldeniya Triggers S.Africa Collapse as Sri Lanka Fight Back

Debutant spinner Lasith Embuldeniya took five wickets as Sri Lanka produced a strong fightback with the ball to set up a victory chase on...

Kitshoff out for First Month of Super Rugby

South African international front-rower Steven Kitshoff will miss at least the first month of Super Rugby after suffering a hamstring injury in preparation for...

Hong Kong Seizes Record Haul of Rhino Horns from South Africa

HONG KONG - Hong Kong customs seized a record 40 kg (88 pounds) of rhino horns worth around HK$8 million ($1 million) from Johannesburg...

How Can South Africa’s State Power Firm Turn the Lights Back On?

Struggling state-run power firm Eskom subjected South Africa to the worst power cuts in several years this week, after a decade of missteps when...

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