• JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Some South Africans have been shocked by a viral video that appeared to show family members carrying a body bag out of an insurance company office while pursuing a claim. (ap.org)
  • Jacques en route back to Johannesburg from KwaZulu-Natal. (univie.ac.at)
  • JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The COVID-19 pandemic in Africa is reaching "full speed," the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief said Thursday, while a South African official said a single province is preparing 1.5 million graves. (ap.org)
  • May 22, Johannesburg - More than 140 activists from across Africa gathered today in a Zoom action on the International Day of Biodiversity. (greenpeace.org)
  • Johannesburg, 2 June 2020 - This World Environment Day, Greenpeace Africa will be screening The Story of Plastic, a new documentary directed and produced by Deia Schlosberg. (greenpeace.org)
  • Bishop Kearney High School is proud to be working in partnership with Sacred Heart College in Johannesburg, South Africa. (google.com)
  • epa0385Huge billboards of happy miners on the outside of the Anglo American offices in downtown, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 4, 2013. (yahoo.com)
  • A giraffe has killed a South African filmmaker who was on assignment at a wildlife facility northwest of Johannesburg. (chicagotribune.com)
  • In the black township of Sharpeville, south of Johannesburg, where modern black resistance started 25 years ago, when Africa as a whole was barely coming to grips with notions of liberation and struggle, an old, wizened man said: ''They are ready to die, the youth. (nytimes.com)
  • Adequate contingency planning is needed to avert a possible disaster in eastern Africa should the main rains currently in progress turn out to be insufficient for normal food production. (fao.org)
  • The Government of the Republic of South Africa deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of four international labour Conventions, the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81), the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006), the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), and the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189). (ilo.org)
  • One bodily function may soon bring a windfall for residents of Durban, South Africa as their city council mulls over a plan to encourage waterless waste management -- by paying folks for their pee. (treehugger.com)
  • With Africa been home to the world's second largest rainforest, the need to protect it remains more urgent than ever. (greenpeace.org)
  • Orphans in Africa: Parental Death, Poverty and School Enrollment. (nber.org)
  • Working together to make the difference in the lives of children in Africa devastated by poverty and AIDS. (idealist.org)
  • The Group Areas Acts of 1950 and 1986 forced about 1.5 million Africans to move from cities to rural townships, where they lived in abject poverty under repressive laws. (infoplease.com)
  • The African National Congress has dominated since the end of apartheid. (reason.com)
  • Athol Fugard 's powerful agit-prop drama, about the philosophical and generational divide between an idealistic teacher and his politicized students, had the shock of immediacy in 1989, when South Africa was still under the yoke of apartheid. (variety.com)
  • Apartheid-racial separation-dominated domestic politics as the Nationalists gained power and imposed greater restrictions on Bantus (black Africans), Asians, and Coloreds (in South Africa the term meant any nonwhite person). (infoplease.com)
  • Eastman Kodak has decided to terminate all operations in South Africa on the ground that there no longer are reasonable hopes for an end to apartheid in the foreseeable future. (latimes.com)
  • KELEMEN: In Moscow this past week, Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu played host to his counterparts from South Africa, Guinea, Ethiopia and Mozambique, among others. (npr.org)
  • Texts are provided by renowned Mozambique novelist Mia Couto, who describes how today's Africa reflects the effects of colonization as well as the consequences of economic, social, and environmental crises. (translateth.is)
  • The death rate for African Americans has declined about 25% over 17 years, primarily for those aged 65 years and older. (cdc.gov)
  • African Americans ages 35-64 years are 50% more likely to have high blood pressure than whites. (cdc.gov)
  • An Irish company, called Rathbawn Computers Limited led by Edward Sweeny applied for .Africa and 19 other strings a comment brought up nearly 10 years later by the African DNS community at the UNECA, a Pan-African policy body that also endorsed in 2008 the .africa initiative of DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA), which evidenced that UNECA is a place where such forums used to take place instead of the AUC. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, a comment was brought up nearly 10 years later by the African DNS community at the UNECA, a Pan-African policy body that also endorsed the DCA Trust's .africa in 2008, discussing that UNECA is the ideal place where such forums used to take place instead of the AUC. (wikipedia.org)
  • As my own general theory about the information economy developed over the years, I proposed that a good reality check for my ideas would be for Africa to surprise everyone by suddenly doing as I had: skipping industrialism entirely and leaping directly into the information era. (wired.com)
  • While China is often characterized as a monolithic actor in Africa, experts say Chinese trade with Africa has diversified beyond state-directed enterprises in recent years. (washingtonpost.com)
  • It may have hidden in the ocean for millions of years, but life today poses numerous challenges for the West Indian Ocean coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae), the "living fossil" fish that was famously rediscovered off the coast of South Africa in 1938. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Fifteen years ago about 140,000 giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) roamed the plains and forests of Africa. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Anatomically modern humans are believed to have appeared as early as 200,000 years ago in the eastern region of sub-Saharan Africa. (britannica.com)
  • Africa Today has been on the forefront of African Studies research for more than 50 years. (jhu.edu)
  • Internal cable cites report that farm murders in South Africa are at their lowest level in 19 years. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • IBM scientists in South Africa are joining NASA, the SETI Institute and Swinburne University to develop an Apache Spark application to analyze the 168 million radio events detected over the past 10 years by the Allen Telescope Array (ATA). (ibm.com)
  • Africa has witnessed improved growth in recent years - averaging 5.5 per cent per annum. (unido.org)
  • Perhaps its most important finding is that, after years of evangelization almost nine out of 10 Africans are either Christian or Muslim. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • But principles, not details, are at stake, and the silence of GM on those principles, after its years of leadership on racial equality in South Africa, is cause for concern. (latimes.com)
  • This is nothing new , we've known that Africa is splitting apart for decades - and the rifting has been going on for millions of years. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Although he has photographed throughout South America and around the globe, his work most heavily concentrates on Africa, where he has shot more than 40 reportage works over a period of 30 years. (translateth.is)
  • The southernmost point of Africa is Cape Agulhas, located in the Western Cape Province about 100 mi (161 km) southeast of the Cape of Good Hope. (infoplease.com)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa is a deeply pious region where a majority is conservative in its own beliefs yet tolerant of others', favors religious law yet is also content with democracy, and worries about religious violence and extremism but is more concerned with the lack of jobs. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Last week in the journal Nature, White's team announced that three skulls--from a man, a child and an adult of uncertain gender, from Afar in Ethiopia--dated to the same era as African Eve's, making them the oldest known Homo sapiens fossils. (newsweek.com)
  • This is based on a recent study published in Geophysical Research Letters that found that the recent volcanism in Ethiopia is related to the active rifting up and down the east side of the continental - an area already known as the Ethiopian/East African Rift . (scienceblogs.com)
  • Africa contains the world's longest river-the 6,650 km long (4,100 mi) Nile River running from Burundi to Egypt -while the Congo River in the DRC is the second largest in terms of discharge as well as the deepest with a depth of over 230 m (750 ft) in some spots. (wikitravel.org)
  • And we've seen the damage that misinformation (including the South African health minister's opinion that the African potato is an active AIDS treatment option) does to populations. (washingtonpost.com)
  • According to the approach used in the revised South African Building Regulations and the new building code (SANS 10400 series) performance parameters are outlined first. (iea.org)
  • The South African seaside city is newly appealing. (nymag.com)
  • The South African consumer market tends to trust international retailers more than local business and uses them much more frequently. (export.gov)
  • 38.51 percent of South African consumers use their mobiles for online purchases. (export.gov)
  • I wrote about Chinese oppression in a South African paper. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • South African artist Ayanda Mabulu's first U.S. museum exhibition, indeed his first exhibition anywhere in the country, is currently on view at the DuSable Museum of African American History. (chicagotribune.com)
  • South African artist brings his religious sound project to the Art Institute Chicago, with small speakers playing gospel music, Hare Krishna chants, bits of church services. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Friday he's shocked his segments on a South African land reform policy should be considered an appeal to white nationalists. (chicagotribune.com)
  • South African police say gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Hundreds of South African soccer fans disgruntled at the performance of their team rioted at a game on Saturday night. (chicagotribune.com)
  • A little over a year ago, Lucas, son of a railway worker, was just one more schoolboy in one more miserable South African township whose family was often divided by the father's absences at work for days or weeks at a time. (nytimes.com)
  • Now he wants to be one of the several thousand urban guerrillas who, the South African security police say, are being trained in camps in Angola and Tanzania, directed from a headquarters in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, and destined - the bright ones - for advance instruction in East Germany and the Soviet Union. (nytimes.com)
  • Yola Founded by South African-born internet entrepreneur Vinny Lingham in 2007, Yola (formerly known as Synthasite) is a website builder which lets you create your own website with easy-to-use drag and drop multimedia features. (forbes.com)
  • Cobi Interactive Cobi Interactive is a leading South African mobile software development company that provides mobile technology and strategy consulting for top African corporations. (forbes.com)
  • Obami Founded in 2009, Obami is a social network and learning management system for South African schools, teachers and students. (forbes.com)
  • 10Layer A South African startup, 10Layer is a CMS system targeted specifically at newsrooms. (forbes.com)
  • Sembuse Sembuse is a South African mobile social network & instant messaging platform similar to Mxit. (forbes.com)
  • the first program was in a 1994, South African President Inauguration . (c-span.org)
  • South African President Mandela gave an inaugural address. (c-span.org)
  • The South African rhino's perilous situation is in sharp contrast to neighboring Botswana, now eyed by conservationists as a future sanctuary for the animals. (thedailybeast.com)
  • The aircraft stops once to clear South African customs, then flies on to Botswana. (thedailybeast.com)
  • Eskom bought the bulbs from Philips for an undisclosed amount and will subsidize their sale via distributor Karebo Systems to South African businesses such as hotels, restaurants, banks, offices and retail chains, a Philips spokesman said. (zdnet.com)
  • The bulbs in the South African program sell at retail for between 200 and 300 South African rand ($25-to-$37). (zdnet.com)
  • In addition, the Constitution of South Africa and the South African Citizenship Act protect the right of every child to a name and nationality at birth. (unhcr.org)
  • Though obtaining a birth certificate is an essential requirement for accessing South African citizenship, there are substantial barriers to birth registration. (unhcr.org)
  • The relevant South African legislation related to nationality is reformed to fully protect the individual human right to a nationality and possible causes of statelessness are addressed. (unhcr.org)
  • The strike at the General Motors plant in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, has been suppressed with the help of police guard dogs and whips and what appears to be the quiet indifference of management both in Detroit and at the South African subsidiary. (latimes.com)
  • A spokesman for General Motors could say only that negotiations are proceeding to sell the South African interests to local investors headed by GM management--a management, incidentally, that includes no blacks or persons of mixed race. (latimes.com)
  • Our South African teams work closely with other Arup teams worldwide, giving clients access to the full range of our global skills and experience. (arup.com)
  • Preliminary phylogenetic studies indicate that the DENV-1 strain isolated in Angola clustered with strains from Côte d'Ivoire (1985, 1998, and 1999) and Nigeria (1968), which suggested transmission of endemic strains of DENV-1 in Africa ( 12 ). (cdc.gov)
  • most present states in Africa originated from a process of decolonisation in the 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Africans stayed out of the loop of the 20th century and were not homogenized into the generica that is now much of the Northern Hemisphere, or what they call the North. (wired.com)
  • Innovation: Africa is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that brings Israeli innovation to African villages. (idealist.org)
  • Do you work for Innovation: Africa? (idealist.org)
  • IEEE, through its Board of Directors-endorsed IEEE in Africa Strategy, recognizes the opportunity to assist in cultivating greater engineering capacity to advance technology and innovation. (ieee.org)
  • Health differences are often due to economic and social conditions that are more common among African Americans than whites. (cdc.gov)
  • The West African Regional Action Plan to Eliminate Child Labour Especially the Worst Forms was the subject of a three day symposium, organised jointly by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the International Labour Organisation, held in Accra, Ghana from 27-29 May 2013. (ilo.org)
  • But on Thursday, he made a rare public appearance at the World Economic Forum on Africa. (wsj.com)
  • The State of the Africa Region seminar provides an opportunity to reflect on the main trends shaping the economic development of the region. (worldbank.org)
  • The seminar will discuss key challenges and opportunities facing Africa in an increasingly turbulent global economic environment. (worldbank.org)
  • This Selected Economic Issues paper examines economic development in South Africa during 1995-96. (imf.org)
  • The paper highlights that in 1995, the economy of South Africa grew by 3.3 percent, the third consecutive year of economic growth, and it is expected to grow between 3½ and 4 percent in 1996. (imf.org)
  • So yes, at some point in the future, water from likely the Red Sea (also an actively rifting and growing ocean) will spill into the East African Rift system and create a new "ocean. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Njorku Founded in Cameroon, Njorku is a career and recruitment services platform focused on Africa. (forbes.com)
  • We find that orphans in Africa on average live in poorer households than non-orphans, and are significantly less likely than non-orphans to be enrolled in school. (nber.org)
  • The Africa Project works to meet the basic needs of orphans, vulnerable children and their extended families (safety, health, education and nutrition). (idealist.org)
  • Poachers in South Africa have already killed 193 of the animals in the first six months of this year alone -- that's according to conservation group WWF. (treehugger.com)
  • I witnessed a decade of unprecedented slaughter of African elephants by poachers, out to profit from rising ivory demand in Asia's fast-growing economies of the day. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • In 1987 geneticists suspected that a 160,000-year-old "African Eve" of sorts was the last common ancestor of modern humans, "but without data from the fossil record, no one knew what she looked like," says University of California, Berkeley, paleontologist Tim White. (newsweek.com)