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  • hope
  • The organising partners also hope to initiate dialogue with SADC and other African RECs to establish a deeper and more structured relationship between them and the APRM continental institutions. (ecdpm.org)
  • 2017
  • Art collectors now include Cape Town as an essential stop on their global shopping trips, and the new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (opening September 2017) will showcase the creative capital of a continent that has been for too long maligned by stereotypes of poverty and disease. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The reigning Miss South Africa is Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, she will represent South Africa at Miss Universe 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three Miss South Africas, namely, Rolene Strauss, Anneline Kriel and Penelope Coelen have won the Miss World titles in 2014, 1974 and 1958 respectively.Two (2) women from South Africa won the title of Miss Universe - Margaret Gardiner, Miss Universe on 1978 and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Miss Universe 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a horrific start to 2017 with an escalation of farm murders in South Africa some world newspapers took note and the German website Journalisten Watch published an article in German Südafrika: Völkermord erreicht neuen Rekord with a list of names of the farmers and people who were murdered. (wikipedia.org)
  • After more than three decades of absence, Morocco returned to the African Union (AU) in 2017. (benzinga.com)
  • apartheid
  • It seeks to achieve sustained engagement with the first generation of young people growing up in post-apartheid South Africa (the so-called 'born-frees') who are exposed to greater benefits than their parents but still face many of the socio-economic legacies of apartheid, such as poverty and unemployment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although South Africa transitioned from an apartheid government to a democracy in the early 1990s, the policies have a continued legacy of significant inequalities. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • loveLife was launched in late 1999 as a joint initiative of leading South African non-government organisations and the South African government, in partnership with several private foundations and private sector support. (wikipedia.org)
  • men's
  • Powerboat South Africa organises national competition in both men's and women's category, as well as juniors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Softball South Africa is affiliated with the world governing body World Baseball Softball Confederation, and is responsible for the administration of the men's and women's national softball teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • S outh Africa is a big country. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Road trippers are spoilt for choice - with a relatively well-maintained and signposted network that traverse vast, empty valleys and jaw-dropping mountain passes, it's a wonderful country to explore by car (and an additional boon that South Africans also drive on the left). (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Colour key Declared as Winner Ended as runner-up Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists The winner of Miss South Africa represents her country at the Miss World. (wikipedia.org)
  • These pioneers initiated the development and expansion of karate to what today has become the sixth biggest sport in the country with a membership which exceeds 200 000 with more than 1400 organised clubs throughout South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • a b SOUTH AFRICA - A Country Study Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • youth
  • loveLife is a youth focused HIV prevention initiative in South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The not-for-profit organisation promotes AIDS-free living among South African youth aged between 12 and 19 by employing a holistic approach to youth development and behaviour change that motivates adolescents to take charge of their lives for brighter futures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional sources: UNAIDS, HSRC, see also HIV/AIDS in South Africa) Considering that a high number of new infections are among 15- to 24-year-olds, loveLife targets people below 15 to ensure they remain HIV negative and youth above 15 to help them recognise and tackle their elevated risk of infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • loveLife engages with South African youth through outreach and support programmes which are implemented by a corps of peer educators. (wikipedia.org)
  • Xaveri South Africa is a Catholic youth organization in the South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Xaveri South Africa is part of the African Xaveri Movement and a member of the Catholic umbrella of youth organizations Fimcap. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main activities of Xaveri South Africa are: Youth in Local Dialogue Education for Intercultural Citizenship Media and Arts for Social Change Refugee and Migrants project Youth Voluntary Service Networking, exchanges and civic engagement The patron of Xaveri South Africa (as well as from the Xaveri movement) is Saint Francis Xavier. (wikipedia.org)
  • Youth in South Africa constituted 37% of the population in 2010, numbering 19.1 million individuals. (wikipedia.org)
  • The burden of many of these inequalities falls on South African youth in terms of education, employment, poverty, and health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Past government policies in South Africa have been unfavorable for twenty-first century youth, diminishing their ability to engage meaningfully in social, political, and economic activities of society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only 11 percent of black South African youth and 7 percent of coloured youth in the 18-24 year age bracket are in University, compared to 60 percent of white South African youth as of 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 70% of all South African unemployed persons in 2013 were youth. (wikipedia.org)
  • As is true internationally, South African youth with disabilities are at a disadvantage for gaining employment, despite some government efforts to address the employment disparity. (wikipedia.org)
  • officials
  • Relying on a secret security agreement with South Africa in 1982, Swazi officials harassed African National Congress representatives in the capital, Mbabane, and eventually expelled them from Swaziland. (wikipedia.org)
  • formal
  • South Africa Today assisted with collecting petition votes which will be handed over to Front National (South Africa) for formal charges against president Jacob Zuma and presented at the ICC International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands and the United Nations in New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • partnership
  • In the 1990s, South Africa launched its mobile operations, underwritten by Telkom in partnership with Vodafone . (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 2008, loveLife has received technical support from DED, the German Development Service (from 2011 on GIZ, Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit), with several advisors, volunteers and private public partnership funds loveLife believes that young South Africans have adequate knowledge about HIV and how to protect themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • CRF South African Partnership, 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • There is currently only one species of Procavia recognised, but two other hyrax species, the yellow-spotted hyrax, Heterohyrax brucei (Gray, 1868) and the southern tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus (A. Smith, 1827) also occur in South Africa. (sanbi.org)
  • There is only one other species of Hyracoidea, the western tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax dorsalis (Fraser, 1853), which occurs in Western and Central Africa. (sanbi.org)
  • It is one of two living species in the genus Pedetes , and is native to southern Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South African springhare is listed as a species of "least concern" by the IUCN. (wikipedia.org)
  • association
  • Through the IIE's World of Work graduate placement programme, Vega has partnerships with and endorsements from a number of associations, including the Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and Brand South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Powerboat South Africa (PSA) is a racing association for powerboats in South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • South African Power Boat Association (SAPBA) was established in the 1940s, for the purpose of administration, promotion and protection of the sport of powerboating in South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • South African Softball Union (SASU) was the first multiracial governing body that was established on February 22, 1977, as a result of the suspension of the South African Softball Association (established in 1949) from international competitions in 1975 by the world body International Softball Federation due to the government's racial discrimination policies, but the union was short-lived. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • The overall aim of loveLife is to reduce the rate of new infections in young people, in order to reduce the overall prevalence of HIV in South Africa, which stands at 10.9% (2008) of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The word "THEY" is used to exclude or alienate a minority of the population of South Africa purely based on their skin colour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Throughout the 1980's, Africa lost almost half of its elephant population. (benzinga.com)
  • the large proportion of working-age population presents South Africa with a time period of opportunity for human capital and economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • favour
  • Telkom is no longer the single operator in South Africa, and faces competition from the second Fixed Network Operator Licensee, Neotel , as well as the three mobile operators, Vodacom, MTN and Cell-C. However, it still receives criticisms (see later) from smaller operators and the Competition Commission for setting South African broadband pricing in its favour. (wikipedia.org)
  • holding company
  • The IIE is a wholly owned subsidiary of South African investment holding company ADvTECH Group Limited, and is responsible for developing, assessing, certifying, and overseeing the delivery of curricula at Vega's four campuses. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • The Unitas Fratrum: two hundred and fifty years of missionary and pastoral service in Southern Africa (Western Region). (wikipedia.org)
  • elephant
  • The dassie is considered to be the closest living relative of the largest land mammal, the African elephant, and also of the manatee and dugong. (sanbi.org)
  • official
  • Established in 1956, the first official Miss South Africa pageant was organised to send a representative to London for the Miss World pageant. (wikipedia.org)
  • building code
  • 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)
  • second
  • After the winner won an international pageant, the First Princess replaced her as Miss South Africa and Second Princess became the First Princess. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) summit was held in October 2007. (iea.org)
  • market
  • Telkom acquired Business Connexion in September 2015 for approximately ZAR 2.7 billion with the strategic intent of obtaining a significant presence in the Information Technology (IT) market in South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hetzner provides web hosting solutions to the Southern African market with associated hosting products such as colocation hosting and root server hosting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The South African consumer market tends to trust international retailers more than local business and uses them much more frequently. (export.gov)
  • 1942
  • One of the most important early operations of the Greek resistance movement (in which Velouchiotis and his fighters, after negotiations with the British, agreed to participate alongside Napoleon Zervas's republican EDES resistance forces and twelve British saboteurs under the leadership of Major E. C. W. "Eddie" Myers) was the blowing-up of the Gorgopotamos railway viaduct, south of Lamia, on November 25, 1942 (Operation Harling). (wikipedia.org)
  • Korea
  • Following the armistice that was signed on 27 July 1953, effectively ending the Korean War (South Korea never signed), the main prisoner exchange was free to proceed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sudan
  • We think this is going to have some serious and possibly catastrophic impact," said Degan Ali, executive director of Adeso, a humanitarian and development group working in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan"We really worry about what's going to happen to the millions of Somalis who are dependent on this for their daily lives. (hiiraannet.com)
  • The most recent additions to the list were the four arising out of the former Netherlands Antilles, which were added on October 13, 2010, and South Sudan on July 14, 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • scornful eye" - it would be almost a hundred years before another black writer would drop the mask of convention and write openly about the African-American experience. (writework.com)
  • From the late 1920s into the 1970s, the Canadian Amateur often attracted many of the top American amateurs, several of whom carried the trophy south, including Dick Chapman, Frank Stranahan, Don Cherry, Harvie Ward, Allen Miller, Dick Siderowf, and George Burns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, one Briton and 23 American soldiers (along with 327 South Koreans) also refused to be returned to their homelands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adams, an African-American, cited racial discrimination in the United States as the reason he refused repatriation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adams' autobiography An American Dream: The Life of an African American Soldier and POW Who Spent Twelve Years in Communist China was posthumously published in 2007 by his daughter Della Adams and Lewis H. Carlson. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was one of the first African American employees of the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in military history. (wikipedia.org)
  • William Clarence Matthews (January 7, 1877 - April 9, 1928) was an early 20th-century African-American pioneer in athletics, politics and law. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the summer of 1905, Matthews joined the Burlington, Vermont baseball team of the Northern League, making him the only African-American in any white professional baseball league at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Matthews joined the Bar association in 1908 and became one of the first African-American Assistant District Attorneys in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Washington arranged for Matthews to continue his study in the north, first at the Phillips Andover Academy, where he was the only African-American in his class of 97 students, and then in the fall of 1901 at Harvard University. (wikipedia.org)
  • His joining the team caused some controversy, as one of a few African-American baseball players in American colleges at this point, and he had to be held out of games occasionally because of protests by other teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • While at Harvard, his mentor was William Henry Lewis who at that point was the coach of the Harvard football team and the first African-American Assistant United States Attorney in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • The racial makeup of the town was 96.36% White, 0.66% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. (wikipedia.org)
  • slavery
  • Child marriage should be seen as a form of modern slavery and is tantamount to sanctioning child rape, the African Union's goodwill ambassador said at a conference on ending the practice. (kff.org)
  • large
  • U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Army as well as Australian and New Zealand forces under the command of Admiral Nimitz and Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. had isolated the large Japanese South Pacific base at Rabaul, New Britain, by capturing a ring of islands around Rabaul, and then building air bases on them from which to bomb and blockade the Japanese forces at Rabaul into military impotence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Zeitz Collection also bought 85 works at the 2013 Venice Biennale, including the award-winning installation at the Angola pavilion by artist Edson Chagas, a series of photographs by Zanele Muholi from the South Africa pavilion, and three large sculptures by Michele Mathison in the Zimbabwe pavilion. (wikipedia.org)
  • main
  • BULGARIA, otherwise known as the vilayet Tuna or province of the Danube (though the two do not absolutely coincide), is a political division of European Turkey, which stretches along the right bank of the Danube from the influx of the Tirnok to its mouth, and is bounded on the south by the main chain of the Balkan, which separates it from Rumelia. (libraryindex.com)
  • North
  • Stirling's key position as the lowest bridging point of the River Forth before it broadens towards the Firth of Forth, made it a focal point for travel north or south. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is bordered to the north by West Greenwich and East Greenwich, and to the south by Hopkinton, Richmond, and South Kingstown. (wikipedia.org)