S. Africa defends proposed ban on foreign land ownership

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Africa defends proposed ban on foreign land ownership 

CAPE TOWN, June 24 — The South African government on Tuesday tried to alleviate jitters that the prohibition of land ownership by foreign nationals would drive away investors.

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Over 1,000 athletes attend Ironman triathlon in central Vietnam

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over 1,000 athletes attend Ironman triathlon in central Vietnam 

HANOI, May 10 — Over 1,000 competitors from 54 countries and regions took part in the Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Da Nang city in central Vietnam on Sunday.

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Hundreds of immigrants repatriated from S. Africa: minister

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hundreds of immigrants repatriated from S. Africa: minister 

JOHANNESBURG, April 22 — Hundreds of immigrants have been repatriated to their home countries following xenophobia attacks, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday.

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Thailand to launch roadshows to attract tourists during low-season period

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BANGKOK, April 16 — Thailand will, beginning next month, launch a series of roadshows in the Middle East, South Africa and australia as part of the country's campaign to attract foreign tourists during the low-season period.

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Facility unveiled for rapid diagnosis of malaria in S. Africa

April 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Facility unveiled for rapid diagnosis of malaria in S. Africa 

JOHANNESBURG, April 9 — A facility for rapid diagnosis of malaria and other illnesses was unveiled at Mintek's Nanotechnology Innovation Centre (NIC) in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

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Launch of GWEC's Global Wind Report: Emerging Markets Drive Global Wind Growth

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ISTANBUL, April 2 — The Global Wind Energy Council launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update today in Istanbul. The report details wind power's remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC's rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade.

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Inconsistent South Africa to seek UAE boost

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Inconsistent South Africa to seek UAE boost 

WELLINGTON, March 11 — An inconsistent South Africa will be looking to pull up a few loose strings against minnows UAE in their final Pool B encounter of the ICC Cricket World, here tomorrow.

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Wildfires forces evacuation in S. Africa's tourism city

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Wildfires forces evacuation in S. Africa's tourism city 

CAPE TOWN, March 2 — A series of wildfires were raging in South Africa's famous tourism city Cape Town on Monday, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

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Export of 100 k/t chicken meat next year

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TEHRAN, Feb. 24 — An Agriculture Jihad Minister deputy said it is predicted that 100 thousand tons of chicken meat will be exported next year, adding that currently over 2 million tons of chicken meat is being produced in the country of which about 65,000 tons is exported to the neighboring countries.

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Dhawan ton, Rahane 79 lift India to 307/7 Vs SA

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dhawan ton, Rahane 79 lift India to 307/7 Vs SA 

MELBOURNE, Feb. 22 — Shikhar Dhawan blazed his way to a career-best century as India posted a commendable 307 for seven against title contenders South Africa in the second group league encounter of the ICC Cricket World Cup, here today. (PNA/PTI)

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