South Africa: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 7:35 pm
Global investors used to put their money into Africa’s Arab rim in the North and South Africa in the South. Now the money is going to the middle, according to a Washington Post report.
Dana Sanchez, 6:28 pm
Starting in July, South Africa will begin phasing out the country’s little green ID books and replacing them with smart ID cards.
Dana Sanchez, 2:30 pm
The Zimbabwe dollar was abandoned in 2009 after it was rendered virtually worthless by hyperinflation which peaked at 79,600,000 percent per month in 2008.
Dana Sanchez, 10:03 pm
South African agriculturalists are learning how Israel’s Arava region, one of the driest places on earth, produces 60 percent of Israel’s total exports of fresh vegetables and 15 percent of its ornamentals.
Dana Sanchez, 7:36 pm
People are often surprised to learn how many unique, kid-accessible adventures there are in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 4:38 pm
South African Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk got a little help from Donald Trump and Paul Simon when he came to New York in April,
appearing on “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” April 21, encouraging consumers and travel sellers to look at South Africa’s art, music and culinary scenes.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
A spokesman for South Africa’s Government Employees Pension Fund says the fund’s upcoming purchase of a stake in a newspaper group is in line with the government’s mandate to invest in commercially viable projects that deliver both financial and social returns. This will promote black economic empowerment to increase economic participation by the majority in the mainstream economy.
Makula Dunbar, 2:47 pm
The lack of economic diversification throughout sub-Saharan Africa means that despite South Africa’s pledges to help Nigeria make the automotive sector the West African nation’s flagship industrial target, it may be difficult to do so, experts say.
Dana Sanchez, 8:46 pm
Sixty-two percent of sub-Saharan Africa lives in slums, according to the U.N. A university professor and master’s student came up with a better shack for South Africa’s slums using solar energy.
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