THE SOUTH AFRICAN

THE SOUTH AFRICAN

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TheSouthAfrican.com provides daily coverage of issues and events important to globally minded South Africans from our editorial teams in Cape Town, London & Brisbane. Established in 2003.

Birao’s militia powder keg in north Central African Republic

In the chaos, wealthy homes in the Runga district were looted and burned, and Birao's elders are now refugees.

AfricaCom in photos: Highlights from the continent’s largest tech expo

AfricaCom took place from 12 to 14 November, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans grow more despondent

Zimbabwe's nightmares returned within months, as shoppers battled daily shortages of basics such as fuel, cooking oil, sugar and bread.

Daily Lotto results for Friday, 15 November 2019

Today’s DAILY LOTTO jackpot is estimated at R480,000! The Daily Lotto is a lottery game that guarantees a jackpot for every draw.

Google wants to help you pronounce ‘macabre’ and other tricky words

For millions of South Africans, English is their second, or in some cases third or fourth language. As a result, they might struggle with the pronunciation of certain words.

Powerball and Powerball Plus results – Friday, 15 November 2019

Could this be your lucky night? R135 million is up for grabs in the Powerball draw on 15 November 2019. Take a look at the numbers.

Proteas a priority for promising paceman Anrich Nortje

Anrich Nortje has affirmed his commitment to the Proteas and South African cricket as he continues to impress with ball in hand.

Watch: 7de Laan, latest episode – Friday, 15 November 2019

Missed the latest episode? You can watch it right here!

Ferrari needs Brazilian GP win to silence accusers

Accused of cheating, Ferrari needs a strong result at the Brazilian Grand Prix to prove its innocence.

Former SA coach Arthur leading race for Sri Lanka job

Mickey Arthur could become Sri Lanka's new head coach before his predecessor has even had his contract terminated.

SA’s ‘Desert Rose’ with 798 diamonds stuns at New York design fair

The incredible 'Desert Rose' ring is making headlines at the prestigious Salon + Design in New York. The original design is the perfect example of sustainable jewelry, using ethically mined diamonds direct from South African mines.

Bafana lose Bongani Zungu ahead of Sudan encounter

Bongani Zungu has been ruled out of Sunday's match between Bafana Bafana and Sudan.

Bathabile Dlamini heads up interim board of social housing regulatory authority

Dlamini, after a brief hiatus from public service, is back.

First-ever ‘polo in the park experience’ coming to SA

The Standard Bank Polo in the Park takes place on Saturday 16 November at the picturesque Steyn City. Here's what you need to know:

Coligny killers get bail: ‘We know the men are innocent’, says Kallie Kriel

The two men were convicted of the murder of a 16-year-old teenager and were sentenced to 23 years and 18 years in prison respectively.

Lombard surges ahead at Nedbank Golf Challenge

Zander Lombard surged ahead of compatriot Louis Oosthuizen, who held the frist round lead in the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City.

Frans Steyn could join the Free State Cheetahs in 2020

Frans Steyn owns a house in Bloemfontein and might consider a spell with the Cheetahs before hanging up his boots for good.

Air Zimbabwe rubbishes claims made about handwritten boarding passes

According to Zimbabwe's national carrier, boarding passes are produced electronically by a Ground Handling company at the respective airport and not by Air Zimbabwe.

Watch: Memorable RWC moments with Xhosa commentary [video]

Just like the Springboks, Supersport's Xhosa commentary team were on top form during the recently-concluded Rugby World Cup.

Nedbank Golf Challenge: Oosthuizen maintains early lead

Despite being troubled by kidney stones until shortly before his opening tee time on Thursday Louis Oosthuizen established a three-shot advantage after 18 holes in the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

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