South Africa in the News on 25 May 2012

05/25/2012
A Fugard drama about a cruel South African prisonPhiladelphia InquirerBy Toby Zinman Frank X (left) as John and UR as Winston, inmates of South Africa's notorious apartheid-era Robben Island. The more…
05/25/2012
Lesotho heads for tense, open electionReutersBy Ed Cropley | JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Voters in the highland African kingdom of Lesotho go to the polls on Saturday in a wide-open election that analyst more…
05/25/2012
South Africa's rand steadies on euro zone concernsReuters AfricaJOHANNESBURG May 25 (Reuters) – South Africa's rand steadied on Friday against the dollar but remained under pressure from a wea more…
05/25/2012
South Africa's Future in Divine HarmonyNews24Just because you don't see it doesn't mean it isn't there, for Destiny is not a place, but a state of being. If you are still confused abou more…
05/25/2012
FinalCall.com NewsGovt Backs South Africa's Candidate for AU ElectionsAllAfrica.comHe was speaking in Cape Town on Wednesday after the 8th South Africa-Nigeria Bi-National Commission (BNC), which more…
05/25/2012
Students Protest Investment in Apartheid South AfricaHarvard CrimsonEven after Harvard tried to placate critics with a policy of “selective divestment,” student activists continued to protest any more…
05/25/2012
South Africa: The Leadership Race Opens UpAllAfrica.comThe battle for succession in the African National Congress is getting nastier as its outcome looks more uncertain. Supporters of the main protago more…
05/24/2012
The Associated PressSouth Africa's Soweto gets its fashion weekThe Associated PressBy DONNA BRYSON, AP – 2 minutes ago JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Struggling but deserving designers got a chance to sh more…
05/24/2012
The AtlanticSouth African president's lawyer weeps in court case over paintingLos Angeles TimesJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A white man's painting of a black president, genitals exposed, slas more…
05/24/2012
Kansas City StarPistorius confident of qualifying for OlympicsKansas City StarBy KAREL JANICEK AP South Africa's athlete Oscar Pistorius smiles during a press conference in Ostrava, Czech Republic more…
05/24/2012
Buried letter helps solve 13-year South Africa murderReutersBy Cosmas Butunyi | JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A letter found buried beneath a carpet that begins with the words "By the time you read th more…
05/24/2012
Kansas City StarSouth African Jewish leaders say trade minister is adamant on West Bank labelingJewish Telegraphic AgencyPRETORIA, South Africa (JTA) — The South African Jewish Board of Deputies was more…
05/24/2012
South Africa: Mdluli Suspension a Matter for 'Employer and Employee'AllAfrica.comJohannesburg — Police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli is still at work and his possible suspension is more…
05/24/2012
TheSouthAfricanSouth Africa: SKA bid could be announced tomorrow7thSpace Interactive (press release)Pretoria – South Africa is holding its breath as members of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organis more…
05/24/2012
WorldStageNigeria, South Africa Partner On Crude Oil SuppliesAllAfrica.comBy Oluwaseun Oluwarotimi, 23 May 2012 With the uncertainty over supply of oil from Iran, South Africa is partnering with Niger more…
05/24/2012
Independent OnlineSouth Africa Reduces Corn-Output Forecast for the SeasonBusinessWeekBy Tshepiso Mokhema on May 24, 2012 South Africa, the continent's biggest corn producer, reduced its forecast more…
05/24/2012
South Africa's Central Bank Keeps Lending Rate UnchangedBusinessWeekBy Mike Cohen and Franz Wild on May 24, 2012 South Africa's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a re more…
05/24/2012
BusinessLIVESouth Africa Shares: African Rainbow, Richemont, SABMiller MoveBloombergThe FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index gained 0.3 percent to 32996.46 by 1:18 pm in Johannesburg, after retreating 1.8 more…
05/23/2012
Independent OnlineSouth Africa Hosts Diaspora SummitVoice of AmericaJOHANNESBURG – South Africa is hosting a first-ever African Diaspora Summit to bring prominent Africans abroad into contact with the more…
05/23/2012
Globe and MailSouth Africa's Inflation Rate Gains Less Than ForecastBloombergSouth Africa's inflation rate increased less than economists forecast in April, adding to expectations the central more…