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UPDATE with Videos: South African Police Disperse Anti-Immigrant Protesters

PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse rival marches by hundreds of citizens and non-nationals...
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Replacing South Africa’s Finance Minister, or His Deputy, Would Carry a Heavy Cost

Many see the decision by South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) to send the disgraced former CEO of the power utility Eskom to...

Tanzanian Start-Up Turns Urban Waste into “Plastic Lumber”

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A young Tanzanian entrepreneur is turning the country’s mounting plastic waste into "lumber" to help meet demand for housing...
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Rising Sea Temperatures are Shaping Tropical Storms in Southern Africa

A tropical storm – named Dineo – has swept in from the Indian Ocean, causing extensive flooding as it hit landfall in Mozambique. More...
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Exclusive Interview with Dr Jane Goodall, Legendary Conservationist

It’s not every day you get to meet one of the world’s biggest environmental idols, so you can say that this was a pretty big...

South Africa Mourns Loss of Seven-Time Grammy Winner Al Jarreau

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jazz and R & B singer Al Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy winner whose hits included "We're in This Love Together" and...

New Zealand Rescuers Form Human Chain to Help Stranded Whales

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Whale rescuers in New Zealand linked arms in neck-deep water on Saturday to try and prevent about 200 pilot whales from...

Caster Semenya Could Be Awarded a Second Olympic Gold Medal

South African athlete and Rio Olympics 800-metre gold medallist Caster Semeyna is in line to be awarded an additional Olympic gold medal. This could transpire...
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Justin Sullivan Photos & Viewpoint from the Streets of SONA 2017

A different battle was fought on the streets of SONA (State of the Nation Address) in Cape Town, South Africa yesterday - one that saw...
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A Call to SAVE Nellie, the Pregnant Rhino. Saving Rhinos One by One.

Last year we promised that we will find rhinos in need of urgent help and give you the opportunity to help rescue them 1...

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