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News South Africa » People: South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/01/23/south-african-jazz-musician-hugh-masekela-dies/1056815001/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

JOHANNESBURG – Legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a decade-long fight with cancer, according to a statement from his family on Tuesday. Often called the “Father of South African jazz,” Masekela died in ...

News South Africa » People: Margaret Thatcher 'wanted a whites-only South Africa': Diaries of one of the Iron Lady's top diplomats also reveal she wanted to 'push' Vietnamese boat people into the sea and ...

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5292859/Margaret-Thatcher-wanted-whites-South-Africa.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Margaret Thatcher wanted to ‘push’ Vietnamese boat people into the sea, ‘loathed’ Germans, and believed South Africa should become a whites-only state. She disliked men with moustaches because they ‘looked like hairdressers’ – and may have ...

News South Africa » People: South African government wants to know why Trump thinks its people are 'undesirable' immigrants

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2018/01/15/south-african-government-wants-to-know-why-trump-thinks-its-people-are-undesirable-immigrants/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

South Africa is among a growing number of countries taking action against President Trump’s remarks last week that Haiti, El Salvador and African nations are “shithole countries” whose inhabitants are not desirable for U.S. immigration.

News South Africa » People: US embassy to Dirco: We respect the people of South Africa

News channel or source: https://mg.co.za/article/2018-01-15-us-embassy-to-dirco-we-respect-the-people-of-south-africa
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

The United States has reaffirmed its commitment to South Africa after Jessye Lapenn, its highest-ranking official at the embassy in Pretoria, was summoned to a meeting with the department of international relations and cooperation (Dirco). The summons came ...

News South Africa » People: South Africa is getting smart about A.I.

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/peopleandplaces/south-africa-is-getting-smart-about-ai/vp-AAuUj4v
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Artificial Intelligence could add one percent to South Africa's GDP by 2035, here's how the country is implementing the technology. Is it possible to map the entire nervous system?

News South Africa » People: South Africa: Black people waiting to get their land back

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/south-africa-black-people-waiting-land-180112143811931.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Twenty-five years after the end of apartheid, land remains one of the most divisive issues in South Africa. The vast majority of the best land is still owned by white farmers. The governing African National Congress wants to change this, but it would ...

News South Africa » People: Five people, including game farmer, in rhino horn bust

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/game-farmer-couple-2-chinese-nationals-nabbed-with-rhino-horn
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Liu Li Hong has been remanded in custody as she could not produce any travel documents or proof that she is legally in South Africa. The suspects are expected back in court on 25 January. Investigations in the matter are ongoing.

News South Africa » People: Tired of US 'Aid' (i.e. exploitation), Africa and Global South look to China

News channel or source: http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_78651.shtml
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

This is making the U.S. nervous, as more African nations begin to see China as the better ... meant to provide more access to “digital payment options” for people in the global South. Publicly, what this project did was provide electronic payment ...

News South Africa » People: South Africa: Eight People, Including Four Children, Killed in Collision

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201801220311.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Four children were among the dead following a car accident in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday, paramedic services have said. EMS spokesperson Robert McKenzie said a bakkie and car collided on the N2 near Umzumbe killing a total of four adults and four children.