Royal Philips is continuing its programme of installing more than a hundred “Community Light Centers” across Africa with the announcement of six new centres in South Africa.
Professor Cyril Karabus, who arrived at Cape Town International Airport on Friday following eight months’ detention in the United Arab Emirates on charges of which he was finally acquitted, thanked South Africa for its support during his ordeal.
A new statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president, will be mounted at the Union Buildings in Pretoria and Parliament in Cape Town, Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile announced on Thursday.
South African President Jacob Zuma and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the strengthening of economic ties and expansion of trade between the two BRICS partners during their meeting in Sochi, Russia on Thursday.
South Africa will begin rolling out its new smart card IDs in the third quarter of the year, as the country moves to speed up delivery of government services while cutting down on crime and corruption involving identity documents.
When the UCI MTB & Trials World Championships get under way in Pietermaritzburg in August, South African cycling fans will get a close-up look at trials, a discipline not well known in Africa, and one which demands extreme levels of skill from its participants.
The construction of the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope array – a precursor of the multi-billion-rand Square Kilometre Array – has commenced, said science and technology minister Derek Hanekom.
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