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Conflicting reports over killing of Cecil the lion's 'brother'

Conflicting reports over killing of Cecil the lion's 'brother'

2 August 2015 | 0 comments

Uncertainty surrounds the fate of another lion linked to Cecil, the beloved Zimbabwean lion slain by an American dentist whose killing caused a global outcry, after a conservation group reported that...

Conflicting reports over 'killing' of Cecil the lion's brother in Zimbabwe

Conflicting reports over 'killing' of Cecil the lion's brother in Zimbabwe

1 August 2015 | 0 comments

Uncertainty surrounded the fate of another lion from Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park Saturday after a conservation group reported that Jericho, brother of the lion slain by American dentist Walter Palmer,...

S.Africa's Tutu to remain in hospital for 'another few days'

S.Africa's Tutu to remain in hospital for 'another few days'

1 August 2015 | 0 comments

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu will remain in hospital in Cape Town "for another few days" despite making good progress, his foundation announced Saturday, four days after he was hospitalised with...

Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

31 July 2015 | 0 comments

Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar.Bronkhurst's...

Hunter of Cecil the lion tells AFP he did 'nothing wrong'

Hunter of Cecil the lion tells AFP he did 'nothing wrong'

31 July 2015 | 0 comments

Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar."I don't...

Angolan police 'surround opposition radio station'

30 July 2015 | 0 comments

Angolan police moved in on a radio station and held a journalist as protesters called for the release of a rapper and other political activists, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Thursday.Police picked...

Johnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes top Venice film fest line-up

29 July 2015 | 0 comments

Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Ralph Fiennes top a powerful line-up at this year's Venice film festival, with US and Italian films dominating the competition for the Golden Lion, from revenge dramas...

S.African tourism damaged by new visa rules: minister

S.African tourism damaged by new visa rules: minister

29 July 2015 | 0 comments

South Africa's new visa regulations have badly hurt the country's key tourism sector, a government minister said Wednesday, as visitors dry up from key markets such China.Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom...

S.Africa's Desmond Tutu readmitted to hospital

S.Africa's Desmond Tutu readmitted to hospital

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

South African Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu was hospitalised Tuesday with a persistent infection just a week after being discharged following treatment for the same ailment, his foundation said."Archbishop...

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eurozone CPI and FOMC rate decision

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eu...

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

In yet another week of fairly notable currency market movement, the pound has experienced both highs and lows. [Contributed by TorFX]

S.African economy dealt fresh blow as mining jobs cut

S.African economy dealt fresh blow as mining jobs cut

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Lonmin, the world's third largest platinum producer, said Friday it was set to cut 6,000 jobs in South Africa due to falling prices and high costs, signalling further trouble for the country's fragile...

Lonmin says likely to cut 6,000 jobs in S.Africa

Lonmin says likely to cut 6,000 jobs in S.Africa

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Lonmin, the world's third largest platinum producer, said Friday it was set to cut 6,000 jobs in South Africa due to falling prices and high costs, dealing another blow to the country's fragile economy.The...

Lonmin says likely to cut 6,000 jobs in S.Africa

Lonmin says likely to cut 6,000 jobs in S.Africa

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Lonmin, the world's third largest platinum producer, is set to cut 6,000 jobs in South Africa due to falling prices and high production costs, the company said in a statement Friday.The cutbacks represent...

Anger as S. African airline lifts ban on hunting trophies

Anger as S. African airline lifts ban on hunting trophies

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Animal welfare activists on Thursday decried a decision by South Africa's national air carrier to reverse a ban on the transportation of hunting trophies.South African Airways introduced the ban in April...

Cricket: Bad light stalls Bangladesh-South Africa Test

Cricket: Bad light stalls Bangladesh-South Africa Test

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Bad light stopped play on the third day of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Chittagong on Thursday.South Africa were 61-0 in their second innings after bowling out Bangladesh for...

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