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B. 04-19 Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini' Swaziland
C. 04-02 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81 Soweto, Johannesburg
3. 02-16 Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa's President South Africa
E. 02-14 Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai dies Johannesburg
02-14 Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party South Africa
6. 02-12 South Africa: ANC 'decides Zuma must go' South Africa
H. 02-12 South African lions eat 'poacher' Hoedspruit, South Africa
I. 02-10 Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall Cape Town
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ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader   Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era Map of Harare Zimbabwe  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin Army seizes power from Mugabe
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81   Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party
Apr.2   Johannesburg
Feb.14   South Africa
  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect


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2018 2018
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2018 2018
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2017
ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader
Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of...
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2017 2017
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2017 2017
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2017 2017
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2016
South Africa local elections: ANC loses in c...
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2016 2016
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2016 2016
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2016 2016
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2015
Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants
Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants
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2015 2015
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2015 2015
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MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian O...
US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion C...
2014
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2014 2014
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of fi...
Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culp...
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2014 2014
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2014 2014
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2014 2014
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2013
Mandela buried at ancestral home
Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims
Nelson Mandela turns 95 in hospital
Mandela critically ill in hospital
Oscar Pistorius granted bail
Pistorius detective on attempted murder char...
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims
Oscar Pistorius granted bail
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
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2012
Mandela in hospital after surgery
S African mining clash killed 34
Election, Vote
2012 2012
Election, Vote
Sports
2012 2012
Sports
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2012 2012
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2010
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
Eugene Terreblanche killed
Togo football team bus attacked
Election, Vote
2010 2010
Election, Vote
Spain win World Cup in extra time
Spain reached the World Cup final
Netherlands beat Uruguay to reach final
Disasters
2010 2010
Disasters
2009
ANC wins 'outright poll majority'
Opposition leader becomes president
PM's wife killed in car crash
Crime
2009 2009
Crime
ANC wins 'outright poll majority'
Sports
2009 2009
Sports
PM's wife killed in car crash
2008
Mbeki resigns as president
Rivals sign power-share deal
Rivals sign deal on talks
Mandela at 90 issues call for poor
Russia, China veto sanctions on Zimbabwe
Opposition pulls out of election
Mugabe's Zanu-PF loses majority
Judge throws out Zuma charges
Mugabe sworn in after disputed election
Opposition pulls out of election
Recount shows opposition ahead
Mugabe's Zanu-PF loses majority
Sports
2008 2008
Sports
Cholera deaths near 500
2007
Opposition tortured by police
Crime
2007 2007
Crime
Election, Vote
2007 2007
Election, Vote
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2007 2007
Sports
3,200 workers trapped in gold mine
2006
Botha, bastion of white rule, dies
Zuma acquitted in rape case
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2006 2006
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2006 2006
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2006 2006
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2005
Evicted moved to 'transit camp'
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2005 2005
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2005 2005
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2005 2005
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2005 2005
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2003
Politics
2003 2003
Politics
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2003 2003
Crime
Election, Vote
2003 2003
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Australia retained cricket World Cup
Disasters
2003 2003
Disasters
2002
Mugabe wins 'rigged' poll
Crime
2002 2002
Crime
Mugabe wins 'rigged' poll
Sports
2002 2002
Sports
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2002 2002
Disasters
2001
U.S. pulls out of racism conference
Train attack killed 152
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  Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81   South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first lady and her former husband Nelson Mandela were both jailed   Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party


April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 19  Swaziland  Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'
Apr.2   Johannesburg  


February 2018 ... more > Top ^
Feb.16  South Africa  Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa's President
Feb.14   South Africa  
  President Jacob Zuma has resigned after intense pressure from his own party. In a TV statement he said he was quitting with immediate effect
Feb.12   South Africa South Africa: ANC 'decides Zuma must go'  South Africa  South African lions eat 'poacher' Feb.10  Cape Town  Drought-hit Cape Town rejoices at rainfall Feb.4  South Africa  Pressure grows on South Africa president to stand down

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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.18   Johannesburg   ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader
Map of Johannesburg  South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party's leader

November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.21   Zimbabwe     Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era
Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  He held power for 37 years and once said 'only God' could remove him. Mugabe ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin
Nov.20  Zimbabwe  Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament Nov.19   Zimbabwe Mugabe faces looming resignation deadline Nov.17  Zimbabwe  Protesters to hold mass anti-Mugabe rally Nov.16   Zimbabwe Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign' Nov.15   Zimbabwe     Army seizes power from Mugabe
Map of Harare Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe's military leaders have seized control of the nation, placing veteran leader Robert Mugabe under house arrest

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Aug.6   South Africa South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria


year 2015 ... more > Top ^

Dec.3  South Africa  Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp Oct.19  South Africa  Pistorius released from prison under house arrest Aug.2  Southern Africa  MH370 search: New debris on Reunion investigated Jul.31  Southern Africa  More debris on Reunion Island beach may unlock MH370 mystery Jul.29   Southern Africa     MH370 search: Experts investigate Indian Ocean wreckage
Map of Reunion France Southern Africa  Malaysia has sent a team to the Indian Ocean island of Reunion to determine whether debris which washed up there is from missing flight MH370 Jul.28  Zimbabwe  US dentist 'regrets' killing Zimbabwe lion Cecil Jul.17  Johannesburg  Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg Apr.18   South Africa Zuma vows to end attacks on migrants Jan.17  Malawi  Malawi: Deadly floods menace tens of thousands

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Oct.26  Johannesburg  Football captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot Oct.21   South Africa     Oscar Pistorius sentenced to maximum of five years in prison
Map of Pretoria South Africa  A judge sentenced former Olympic and Paralymic sprinter to a maximum of 5 years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend last February Oct.14  South Africa  Pistorius 'blood money' was rejected Sep.12   South Africa     Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide   A judge on Friday found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty... Sep.11  South Africa  Judge rejects premeditated murder charge against Pistorius Apr.10  South Africa  Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of lying Apr.9  South Africa  Pistorius anguish at Reeva photo Mar.10  South Africa  Pistorius sick as post-mortem read Feb.16  Johannesburg  SA miners freed from collapsed pit Feb.5  Johannesburg  Bodies found in South Africa mine

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Dec.15   South Africa Mandela buried at ancestral home
Dec.14  South Africa  Nelson Mandela's body arrives home Dec.13  South Africa  Mandela ANC goodbye ahead of burial Dec.12  South Africa  SA probes Mandela interpreter checks Dec.10  Johannesburg  Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial Dec.7  South Africa  S Africa 'day of prayer' for Mandela Dec.6  Johannesburg  South Africa and world mourn Mandela Dec.5   Johannesburg     South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies Map of Johannesburg
  South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.    He South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison f...
Nov.19  South Africa  40 feared trapped in South Africa building collapse Aug.30  South Africa  Mandela returns home from hospital Aug.3   Zimbabwe President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims Jul.17   South Africa Nelson Mandela turns 95 in hospital Jun.23   South Africa Mandela critically ill in hospital Jun.7   South Africa Nelson Mandela back in hospital Mar.28   South Africa Mandela 'responding positively' in hospital Feb.22   South Africa Oscar Pistorius granted bail Feb.20   South Africa Pistorius detective on attempted murder charges  South Africa  Pistorius police evidence challenged  South Africa  'Gunshots, screams, then more shots' Feb.14   South Africa     Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend   Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa

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Dec.26  Johannesburg  Nelson Mandela out of hospital Dec.15   Johannesburg Mandela in hospital after surgery
Sep.2  Johannesburg  Murder charges against miners dropped Aug.17   South Africa   S African mining clash killed 34   Thirty-four people were killed after police opened fire on striking miners at a South African mine on Thursday, the police chief has said

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Jul.11   Johannesburg Spain win World Cup in extra time
Jul.7  South Africa  Spain reached the World Cup final Jul.6  Cape Town  Netherlands beat Uruguay to reach final Apr.3   South Africa Eugene Terreblanche killed Jan.8  Angola  Togo football team bus attacked

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May.9  South Africa  Zuma sworn in as South Africa's president Apr.24   South Africa   ANC wins 'outright poll majority'  The ruling African National Congress has won an outright majority in general elections, just short of 2/3 of the approximately 17 million ballots... Mar.21   Madagascar   Opposition leader becomes president  After two months of political turmoil, Andry Rajoelina was inaugurated in front of thousands of supporters as Madagascar's president Mar.14  Madagascar  President Ravalomanana defies ultimatum Mar.6   Zimbabwe PM's wife killed in car crash
Feb.11   Zimbabwe Tsvangirai sworn in as PM

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Dec.18  Zimbabwe  Cholera deaths pass 1,000 Dec.2   Zimbabwe     Cholera deaths near 500  More than 11,700 cases of cholera have been recorded since August Sep.21   South Africa   Mbeki resigns as president  Thabo Mbeki has formally resigned, a day after accepting a call by the governing African National Congress to resign Sep.17  Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe replaces $10 trillion banknote Sep.15   Zimbabwe     Rivals sign power-share deal  President Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai set aside deep differences to sign a deal intended to end the violent crisis Sep.12   South Africa Judge throws out Zuma charges
Sep.11  Zimbabwe  Rivals agree unity deal Jul.21   Zimbabwe Rivals sign deal on talks Jul.18   South Africa Mandela at 90 issues call for poor Jul.11  UN Security Council  Russia, China veto sanctions on Zimbabwe Jun.29   Zimbabwe Mugabe sworn in after disputed election Jun.27  Zimbabwe  Vote under threat of violence Jun.22   Zimbabwe   Opposition pulls out of election   Morgan Tsvangirai is pulling out of presidential run-off as there was no point running when elections would not be free and fair Jun.20  Zimbabwe  Biti ordered to face treason trial Jun.4  Zimbabwe  Tsvangirai arrested ahead of runoff vote May.24  Zimbabwe  Tsvangirai returns home May.2  Zimbabwe  Officials: rivals face runoff Apr.26   Zimbabwe Recount shows opposition ahead Apr.2   Zimbabwe     Mugabe's Zanu-PF loses majority   Election Commission: Zanu-PF party has taken 94 of the 207 contested seats, while opposition parties have won 105 Feb.27  South Africa  Outcry in SA over 'racist' video Jan.13  South Africa  Scandal-hit Interpol chief quits

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Dec.28  South Africa  New charges for Zuma Oct.3  South Africa  3,200 workers trapped in gold mine Jul.5  Zimbabwe  Bulk buy ban amid frenzy Mar.28  Zimbabwe  Opposition leaders arrested Mar.18  Zimbabwe  Opposition aide beaten Mar.12   Zimbabwe Opposition tortured by police


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Oct.31  South Africa  Botha, bastion of white rule, dies Oct.16  Malawi  Madonna baby flies out of Malawi Sep.20  South Africa  S. Africa drops Zuma graft charges May.8   Johannesburg Zuma acquitted in rape case


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Jun.22  Zimbabwe  Evicted moved to 'transit camp' Apr.1  Zimbabwe  Mugabe wins criticized election

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Mar.8  Zimbabwe  Jet seized with 'suspected mercenaries'

year 2002 ... more > Top ^

Aug.12  Zimbabwe  Mugabe tells white farmers to go Jul.8  South Africa  Leaders launch African Union Mar.13  Zimbabwe  Mugabe wins 'rigged' poll Feb.25  Zimbabwe  Mugabe opponent accused of treason Jan.10  Zimbabwe  Mugabe gets new powers

year 2001 ... more > Top ^

Aug.10  Angola  Train attack killed 152 Apr.11  South Africa  43 die in soccer stampede Feb.25  Mozambique  80,000 at risk from floods
before year 2000
Apr. 27, 1994   South Africa   South African general election ends apartheid
  The anniversary of the elections, 27 April, is celebrated as a public holiday known as Freedom Day
Apr. 18, 1980   Zimbabwe     Rhodesia becomes Zimbabwe
Map of Harare Zimbabwe
  The country became independent as the Republic of Zimbabwe, and its capital, Salisbury, was renamed Harare two years later.
Dec. 3, 1967   Cape Town   Dr. Christiaan Barnard performs first heart transplant operation
Map of Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town South Africa  The operation lasted nine hours and used a team of thirty people.The patient, Louis Washkansky, was a 54-year-old grocer Oct. 9, 1899   South Africa     Second Boer War begins Map of Natal South Africa  Was fought between the United Kingdom and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State Oct. 27, 1871   South Africa Britain annexes Kimberly diamond fields Mar. 19, 1813   Scotland David Livingstone born Apr. 7, 1652   Cape Town   Cape Town founded   2ond among the most populous urban areas in South Africa, after Johannesburg and virtually ex-aequo with the Durban Metropolitan Area Mar. 1, 1498  Mozambique  Vasco da Gama discovers Mozambique