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Louis Oosthuizen Scoops First Ever South African Open Win

JOHANNESBURG - Home favourite Louis Oosthuizen romped to a first-ever South African Open title after extending his overnight lead and finishing six shots clear...

South Africa’s Minimum Wage to Apply from January 2019

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa's new national minimum wage will take effect from January 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday, ensuring workers earn at...

Fitch Keeps South Africa’s Sovereign Rating Unchanged

JOHANNESBURG - Ratings firm Fitch on Thursday kept South Africa sub-investment grade credit rating steady at subinvestment and maintained its stable outlook, but warned...

South Africa Call on Uncapped Batsman Hamza for Pakistan Series

CAPE TOWN - South Africa have named uncapped middle-order batsman Zubayr Hamza and fast bowler Duanne Olivier in their squad for the three-test home...

South African Parliament Endorses Report on Land Expropriation

CAPE TOWN - South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), said on Tuesday it could go to court to stop proposed land...

Ramaphosa Names Shamila Batohi South Africa’s New Chief Prosecutor

PRETORIA - President Cyril Ramaphosa named Shamila Batohi South Africa's new chief prosecutor on Tuesday, after the Constitutional Court ruled in August that the...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Launches Biggest US ‘Rideshare’ Mission with 64 Satellites

South African expat Elon Musk's SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the...

South Africa Emerges from Recession as Farming and Manufacturing Jump

PRETORIA - Farms and factories have dragged South Africa out of its first recession in almost a decade, data showed on Tuesday, as the...

Australian Kids Walk out of School to Protest Climate Inaction

SYDNEY - Thousands of children walked out of school across Australia on Friday in protest against government inaction on climate change, prompting a rebuke...

Powerful Earthquake Rattles Alaska, No Injuries Reported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A powerful earthquake shook southern Alaska on Friday morning, buckling roads, disrupting traffic and knocking television stations off the air in...

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