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Cape Town City – Costa Do Sol Preview: The Citizens eye Caf Confederation Cup play-off round spot

Making history is Cape Town City's mission in the 2018 Caf Confederation Cup as they are surging closer to their first ever group stage qualification. Benni McCarthy's men have defied the odds in as far as their progress is concerned after claiming three wins out of three so far. Their maiden appear

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-18 06:00:11

S.Africa chain withdraws third meat brand over listeria fears

A South African supermarket chain has withdrawn a third brand of sausages after the world's worst listeria outbreak which has claimed at least 183 lives since January last year. Shoprite said it would no longer be selling farmer's Deli sausages as a precautionary measure as "the presence of Listeri

MEDICALXPRESS - 2018-03-17 21:25:27

Historic CAF Champions League group spots for four clubs

Johannesburg (AFP) - KCCA of Uganda, Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland, Township Rollers of Botswana and Horoya of Guinea became the first clubs from their countries to reach the CAF Champions League group stage Saturday. Muzamiru Shaban scored two minutes into the second half to give KCCA a 1-0 home vi

WORLD SOCCER TALK - 2018-03-17 20:10:06

COMMENT: Why Cape Town City aren't scoring enough goals in Caf

In football, all coaches and players will always tell you that there is no seamless team or performance because every game allows one to grow and rectify the mistakes of the past. That could be the story to the high-flying Cape Town side, Cape Town City who are doing exceptionally well in the Caf Co

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-17 06:08:39

Some African countries still trust SA products amid listeriosis outbreak

JOHANNESBURG - At least some African countries say they still trust South African products, despite the listeriosis outbreak the country is currently facing. 183 people have died in South African in what the World Health Organisation has called the biggest listeriosis outbreak on record, and which


Motsoaledi calls for extraordinary SADC meeting on listeriosis

JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has called an extraordinary meeting with SADC ministers to discuss South Africa's deadly listeriosis outbreak. Motsoaledi is expected to brief the region's ministers on the deadly outbreak of the disease and the developments government has made to cont


French auto giant to set up assembly plant in Namibia

Paris (AFP) - French car giant PSA announced Monday it would start assembling Peugeot and Opel brands in Namibia in the second half of 2018. Under an investment agreement with the Namibian government, PSA - whose brands also include Citroen, DS and Vauxhall - will reach output capacity of 5,000 vehi


CAF Champions League: Holders Wydad Casablanca thrash Williamsville AC

There was a scare for holders Wydad Casablanca as they began the defence of their CAF Champions League title by letting in two first half goals against Williamsville AC from Ivory Coast. However, the Moroccan club finished emphatic 7-2 winners in their First Round clash, and are still well placed to


EXTRA TIME: Watch Cape Town City on their trip to Swaziland while Sundowns prepare for Champions League

The Brazilians need to get past Rayon Sports to progress to the group stage of the Caf Champions League Also flying the flag for South Africa, in this case for the Caf Confederation Cup, there's Cape Town City travelling to Costa do Sol in Maputo, Mozambique. The Citizens are enjoying their trips


Body parts found at home of muti-murder accused

WITBANK - Police found a human head and other human body parts at the home of traditional healer Thokozani Msibi in eMalahleni in Mpumalanga last month. Msibi was arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of two children, one of whom was living with albinism, the eMalahleni Magistrate's


Details emerge about teenager murdered in albanism muti case

WITBANK, Mpumalanga - Details have emerged of how and why a Mpumalanga teenager with albinism was murdered. The 13-year-old girl and her 15-month-old cousin were kidnapped from their Vosman home in January. The suspects appeared in the Witbank Magistrate's Court on murder and kidnapping charges. The


Contaminated food in South Africa kills 180 in last year

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Several southern African countries have recalled some processed meats from South Africa after the deaths of 180 people there from contaminated food since early last year. The African News Agency reported Tuesday that Swaziland, Zambia and Mozambique are among nations that have or


Swaziland withdraws infected SA meat from shelves

MBABANE - Samuel Magagula, Swaziland's health ministry director, has confirmed that the kingdom has recalled contaminated South African meat products from the shelves of its supermarkets. "An official announcement from the Ministry of Agriculture is expected at 2pm this afternoon," Magagula told the


Traditional African medicine and conventional drugs: friends or enemies?

Africa is home to an extensive and diverse medicinal plant life. This includes commonly used herbs like Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis), Devil's claw (Harpagophytum procumbens), Buchu (Agathosma betulina), Cape Aloe (Aloe ferox) and Hoodia (Hoodia gordonii). These plant - or herb-based treatments have


Swaziland's Dlamini shakes the bridesmaid tag at Wild Coast

WILD COAST - Nobuhle Dlamini finally broke her duck on the Sunshine Ladies Tour with a wire-to-wire victory in the SuperSport Ladies Challenge at the Wild Coast Sun Country Club. She's done it! Sportswomen history has been achieved! Nobuhle Dlamini of Swaziland has become the first black woman pro g


EU trade deal boosts Western Cape fisheries exports

An economic partnership agreement (EPA) between the EU and six Southern African countries has been a boost for South Africa's Western Cape, with strong gains for the wine and fishing industries since it came into effect in October 2016, reports Engineering News. The EPA between the EU and the South


Southern Africa: Facts and figures 2017

Southern Africa facts and figures for 2017 The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in southern Africa carries out humanitarian activities in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In 2017, the ICRC assisted vulnerable migrant


The Mysterious Plane Crash That Shook Apartheid-Era Southern Africa

Mozambican President Samora Machel had missed the birthday of his wife, Graca, by two days, but there was much more at stake as he returned on his Russian-made aircraft from Lusaka, Zambia, on Oct. 19, 1986. He had just met with Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda, African National Congress leader Oliv


US slams Swaziland for banning political parties

JOHANNESBURG - Lisa Peterson, the American ambassador to Swaziland, has spoken out in support of banned political parties in the kingdom where King Mswati III rules as an absolute monarch, Richard Rooney from Swazimedia.blogspot reported. Parties are not allowed to contest elections and people and g


U-20 AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria, Morocco set for collision course

Either Nigeria or Morocco will not be present at the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger following Monday's draw. The Confederation of African Football revealed the draw for the qualifiers on Monday, with the two giants - who met in the African Nations Championship final earlier this month - set to