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"Star-gazing" shrimp discovered in South Africa

Nov 22, 2014

"Star-gazing" shrimp discovered in South Africa

University of Cape Town said on Friday.The 10-15 mm-long crustacean has been christened the "star-gazer mysid" as its eyes seem to gaze permanently
Dalai Lama to attend Rome summit of Nobel laureates

Nov 18, 2014

Dalai Lama to attend Rome summit of Nobel laureates

was suspended earlier in September after the South African government failed to issue a visa for the Dalai Lama who wanted to attend the summit in Cape
Nobel summit of peace laureates moved to Rome after Dalai Lama visa row

Nov 17, 2014

Nobel summit of peace laureates moved to Rome after Dalai Lama visa row

Johannesburg: A summit of Nobel peace laureates scheduled to be held in Cape Town has been moved to Rome after the South African government failed to
Chintan wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

Nov 15, 2014

Chintan wins Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award

, projects in Istanbul, Mexico City, Cape Town, Rio de Janerio, Sao Paulo and Mumbai have been awarded.This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is
South Africa trials "hi-tech punch on the nose" to repel sharks

Nov 15, 2014

South Africa trials "hi-tech punch on the nose" to repel sharks

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa has started testing a shark repellent electronic cable in Cape Town, in a hi-tech experiment aimed at
Pakistan close in on series win over Australia after Misbah makes fastest ever Test century

Nov 02, 2014

Pakistan close in on series win over Australia after Misbah makes fastest ever Test century

's record of a 24-ball fifty against Zimbabwe in Cape Town in 2005.Needing eight runs from two balls to reach his hundred, he hit paceman Mitchell Starc for
Captain of South Africa's football team Senzo Meyiwa shot dead

Oct 27, 2014

Captain of South Africa's football team Senzo Meyiwa shot dead

its last game, a 00 draw with Republic of Congo on Oct. 15. He played for Orlando Pirates on Saturday in a 41 win over Ajax Cape Town.Its the second
Pakistan in command despite Warner ton

Oct 24, 2014

Pakistan in command despite Warner ton

to complete his hundred off just 128 balls. The left-hander had hit a century in each innings against South Africa at Cape Town in Australia's last
Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

Oct 24, 2014

Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

heartland of Johannesburg and Pretoria.In the Cape Town township of Khayelitsha, a complete breakdown in trust between public and police was blamed for what
African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash

Oct 18, 2014

African players in Europe feel Ebola backlash

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - African footballers based at European clubs, especially those travelling back to the continent from international duty, began