Zimbabwe reverses controversial plan to convert export receipts

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Zimbabwe reverses controversial plan to convert export receipts 

HARARE, May 11 — The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), or the central bank, has scrapped a controversial plan to convert corporate export receipts denominated in the U.S. dollar into the South African rand and the euro barely a week after announcing the measure to counter a liquidity challenge facing the country's financial system.

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Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year 

NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kenya eyes 20% increase in tourists from S. Africa this year 

NAIROBI, May 9 — Kenya said on Sunday it plans to increase the flow of tourists from South Africa by 20 percent at the end of 2016 from last year amid campaigns to market the East African nation.

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S. African Olympic delegation urged to take precautions against Zika

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. African Olympic delegation urged to take precautions against Zika 

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 21 — Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Saturday urged the South African delegation for the Rio Olympics to take precautions against the Zika virus.

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Africa Economy: S. African President Zuma convenes meeting to stablise mining sector

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Africa Economy: S. African President Zuma convenes meeting to stablise mining sector 

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 8 — President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday convened a meeting in Pretoria of all role players in the mining sector in a bid to stabilise the sector.

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UNHCR concerned over violence targeting foreigners in S. Africa

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNHCR concerned over violence targeting foreigners in S. Africa 

JOHANNESBURG, March 2 — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday voiced deep concern about the recent waves of violence against foreigners in South Africa.

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PHL, South African businesses discuss stronger partnership

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL, South African businesses discuss stronger partnership 

150215183028The Philippines and South African business groups discuss ways to improve bilateral trade between the two economies. Photo shows form left Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI)business councils committee chair Ramon Escueta, Philippines-Southern Africa Business Councils president Ralph Lim Joseph, South African Ambassador Martinus Niccolas Slabber, PCCI president Alfredo Yao, PCCI chair Miguel Varela, PCCI international trade director Benedicto Yujuico, and PCCI construction and housing committee chair Danilo Madlansacay. (PNA photo courtesy of PCCI)
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South African President Zuma pledges to contain violence against immigrants

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on South African President Zuma pledges to contain violence against immigrants 

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 7 — South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday pledged to contain violence against foreigners in the country.

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Ton-up Smith equals Bradman, Kallis

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ton-up Smith equals Bradman, Kallis 

SYDNEY, Jan. 7 — Australian cricket captain Steve Smith today equalled the legendary Sir Donald Bradman and South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis' record of scoring four consecutive hundreds in a Test series with his knock of 117 against India here today.

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GenSan world boxing champ to fight for IBO crown in South Africa in December

November 14, 2014 by · Comments Off on GenSan world boxing champ to fight for IBO crown in South Africa in December 

By Lolito T. delos Reyes

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 13 (PNA) -– Reigning World Boxing Council Asian Boxing Council Continental flyweight champion Raymond "Tornado" Tabugon of General Santos City will challenge International Boxing Organization (IBO) Intercontinental junior flyweight king Luzuko Siyo on Dec. 12 in South Africa.

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