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2015-12-13 South Africa's president replaces finance minister, again Pretoria, South Africa
C. 2014-01-22 SA braces for platinum sector strike Marikana, South Africa
D. 2012-10-05 12,000 striking SA miners fired Rustenburg, South Africa
E. 2012-09-19 Marikana miners to return to work Marikana, South Africa
F. 2012-08-22 South Africa mine won't fire absent workers Bafokeng Rasimone, South Africa
G. 2012-08-19 Mine gives workers until Monday to return Marikana, South Africa
H. 2012-08-16 Police fire on S Africa miners Marikana, South Africa
8. 2012-02-11 South Africa to get Mandela banknotes South Africa

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Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy  Nigeria has 'rebased' its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy SA braces for platinum sector strike   The biggest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest in the sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre 12,000 striking SA miners fired   The world's biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, has fired 12,000 striking South African miners after a protracted strike over... Marikana miners to return to work   Miners in South Africa are due to return to work at the Marikana platinum complex, which was the scene of violent protests in which 44 people... South Africa mine won't fire absent workers   More mine workers gathered, signaling growing instability and labor woes in the nation's platinum industry days after police killed dozens of... Mine gives workers until Monday to return   Lonmin, the world's third-largest producer of platinum, at the center of a miners' strike in South Africa is giving its workers until Monday... Police fire on S Africa miners Map of Marikana South Africa
  South Africa's president replaces finance minister, again Map of Pretoria South Africa


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.13
  President Zuma has replaced newly appointed Finance Minister David van Rooyen with the more experienced Pravin Gordhan


year 2014 Top ^

Apr.6  
Jan.22


year 2012 Top ^

Oct.5
Sep.19
Aug.22  
Aug.19  
Aug.16
  Police have opened fire during clashes with striking workers at the Marikana platinum mine, leaving at least 12 people dead, witnesses say

Feb.11


year 2011 Top ^

Dec.2


year 2010 Top ^

Sep.6
  The unions representing more than 1.3 million workers have suspended a strike that crippled hospital services, closed schools
Aug.18   1 million workers begin strike in S. Africa  Public sector workers embarked on a countrywide strike, demanding better compensation and benefits from their government Aug.10   Public sector workers strike  The strike across South Africa is closing schools, putting a crimp in hospital staffing and wreaking havoc on a wide array of public service... Apr.25   De Beers to cut diamond supply  De Beers believes that the supply of diamonds is running out over the long term, prompting the biggest miner of the gems to reduce production

year 2009 Top ^

Jul.23     Cable - big promises for African Internet
  An undersea cable plugging East Africa into high speed Internet access went live, providing an alternative to expensive satellite connections Jul.15 Agreement ends World Cup strikes  The strike which threatened to delay the construction schedule of stadiums for 2010 has ended according to the key union behind the dispute Jul.8 S Africa strike hits stadium work  Some 70,000 construction workers have gone on strike, halting work on stadiums being built for the 2010 World Cup May.10 New finance minister May.9   Zuma warning of economic 'pinch'  The newly inaugurated President, Jacob Zuma warned in his acceptance speech: South Africa is facing hard times economically Apr.8 US court allows apartheid claims. New York

year 2008 Top ^

Nov.15 Hundreds bid farewell to Makeba
. Johannesburg Mar.24 Mining forces out thousands

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.4 Miners on strike over death toll
. Johannesburg Nov.20 Huge fire at refinery Sep.27     Giant Soweto shopping mall opens Map of Soweto South Africa  Former President Nelson Mandela has opened the largest shopping centre in southern Africa in Soweto Jun.13 Strike escalates
  Thousands of public sector workers have taken part in peaceful marches across major cities as unions stepped up strike action over pay

year 2005 Top ^

Jun.27   Nationwide strike
  Many have stayed away from work, but the overall response appears patchy

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.8 S. Africa to distribute AIDS drugs
  Cabinet has ordered to develop an operational plan to make anti-AIDS drugs available to infected with HIV

before year 2000
Oct. 27, 1871 Britain annexes Kimberly diamond fields
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  Griqualand West, together with some adjacent territory to which the Transvaal had laid claim, was proclaimed British territory



    
    

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US court allows apartheid claims. New York   South Africa's president replaces finance minister, again Map of Pretoria South Africa




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2009
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2015
Dec.13
  President Zuma has replaced newly appointed Finance Minister David van Rooyen with the more experienced Pravin Gordhan
2012 Feb.11   South Africa to get Mandela banknotes  South Africa is to issue a complete set of banknotes bearing the image of its first black president, Nelson Mandela



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2007 Sep.27   Giant Soweto shopping mall opens
Map of Soweto South Africa  Former President Nelson Mandela has opened the largest shopping centre in southern Africa in Soweto



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2011 Dec.2   Chicken chain axes Mugabe 'dictator' ad  A South African fast food chain has withdrawn a TV advert which pokes fun at Zimbabwe's President as 'the last dictator standing'



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2009 May.10 New finance minister




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2003 Aug.8 S. Africa to distribute AIDS drugs
  Cabinet has ordered to develop an operational plan to make anti-AIDS drugs available to infected with HIV




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2014 Apr.6 Nigeria is Africa's biggest economy  Nigeria has 'rebased' its gross domestic product (GDP) data, which has pushed it above South Africa as the continent's biggest economy



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2014 Jan.22 SA braces for platinum sector strike   The biggest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay, the biggest in the sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre 2012 Oct.5 12,000 striking SA miners fired   The world's biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, has fired 12,000 striking South African miners after a protracted strike over... Sep.19 Marikana miners to return to work   Miners in South Africa are due to return to work at the Marikana platinum complex, which was the scene of violent protests in which 44 people... Aug.22 South Africa mine won't fire absent workers   More mine workers gathered, signaling growing instability and labor woes in the nation's platinum industry days after police killed dozens of... Aug.19 Mine gives workers until Monday to return   Lonmin, the world's third-largest producer of platinum, at the center of a miners' strike in South Africa is giving its workers until Monday... Aug.16 Police fire on S Africa miners
Map of Marikana South Africa
  Police have opened fire during clashes with striking workers at the Marikana platinum mine, leaving at least 12 people dead, witnesses say
2010 Sep.6 3-week strike ending in South Africa
  The unions representing more than 1.3 million workers have suspended a strike that crippled hospital services, closed schools
Aug.18 1 million workers begin strike in S. Africa  Public sector workers embarked on a countrywide strike, demanding better compensation and benefits from their government Aug.10 Public sector workers strike  The strike across South Africa is closing schools, putting a crimp in hospital staffing and wreaking havoc on a wide array of public service... 2009 Jul.15 Agreement ends World Cup strikes  The strike which threatened to delay the construction schedule of stadiums for 2010 has ended according to the key union behind the dispute Jul.8 S Africa strike hits stadium work  Some 70,000 construction workers have gone on strike, halting work on stadiums being built for the 2010 World Cup 2007 Dec.4 Miners on strike over death toll
. Johannesburg Jun.13 Strike escalates  Thousands of public sector workers have taken part in peaceful marches across major cities as unions stepped up strike action over pay 2005 Jun.27 Nationwide strike  Many have stayed away from work, but the overall response appears patchy



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2008 Nov.15 Hundreds bid farewell to Makeba
. Johannesburg



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2009 Jul.23   Cable - big promises for African Internet  An undersea cable plugging East Africa into high speed Internet access went live, providing an alternative to expensive satellite connections



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2007 Nov.20 Huge fire at refinery




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2010 Apr.25 De Beers to cut diamond supply  De Beers believes that the supply of diamonds is running out over the long term, prompting the biggest miner of the gems to reduce production 2009 May.9   Zuma warning of economic 'pinch'  The newly inaugurated President, Jacob Zuma warned in his acceptance speech: South Africa is facing hard times economically