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South Africa: Southernmost country in Africa
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. With over 59 million people, it is the world's 24th-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometres (471,445 sq mi). South Africa has three capital cities: executive Pretoria, judicial Bloemfontein and legislative Cape Town. The largest city is Johannesburg. About 80% of South Africans are of Black African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European, Asian, and multiracial ancestry.

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Foreigners 'live in constant fear' in South Africa, Human Rights Watch reports [Video]

Foreigners 'live in constant fear' in South Africa, Human Rights Watch reports

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Officers accused of killing South African teen to appear in court [Video]

Officers accused of killing South African teen to appear in court

Killing of Nathaniel Julies, a 16-year-old boy with Down syndrome, sparked outcry and protests against police brutality.

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South Africans in vaccine trial hope 'to save the world' [Video]

South Africans in vaccine trial hope 'to save the world'

Khensani Nkuna is a volunteer in AstraZeneca's experimental coronavirus vaccine trial in South Africa and she hopes to "save the world". Colette Luke has the latest.

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South African bikers protest against attacks on farmers [Video]

South African bikers protest against attacks on farmers

Thousands of bikers from all over South Africa gathered around Pretoria to deliver roses and crosses attached with letters to stop farm murders and racism. View on euronews

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Anger after South African police kill disabled teenager [Video]

Anger after South African police kill disabled teenager

The community says police are using gang violence in the area to cover up the killing.

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Jaw-Dropping Aerial Pictures Show Southern Right Whales Cavorting [Video]

Jaw-Dropping Aerial Pictures Show Southern Right Whales Cavorting

These jaw-dropping aerial shots, taken by Iain Bryant, show Southern Right Whales cavorting at Witsand, South Africa. The two adult whales are believed to be mating while a juvenile stays near its..

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South Africa warns COVID-19 crisis could destroy tourism industry [Video]

South Africa warns COVID-19 crisis could destroy tourism industry

South Africa's government is warning that the coronavirus crisis could cost the jobs of 400,000 workers - and that is just in the tourism industry.

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MQM observes Pak's Independence Day as Black Day over atrocities against Mohajirs [Video]

MQM observes Pak's Independence Day as Black Day over atrocities against Mohajirs

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) observed Pakistan's Independence Day as 'black day' on August 14 in many countries. The observance to the black day was linked to the unstoppable and ongoing..

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Sasol warns of oil slump-induced loss [Video]

Sasol warns of oil slump-induced loss

A drop in oil and chemical prices and the coronavirus pandemic has hit earning at South Africa's Sasol - which warned on Tuesday that it will be reporting an annual loss. David Doyle reports.

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In South Africa, a woman is killed every three hours [Video]

In South Africa, a woman is killed every three hours

The fight to stop gender-based violence shines the light on what is described as South Africa's 'other pandemic'.

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South Africa sets up body to probe coronavirus corruption [Video]

South Africa sets up body to probe coronavirus corruption

President Ramaphosa forms committee to investigate alleged fraud in state tenders involving medical equipment.

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S.Africa's diamond polishers look to lockdown lovers [Video]

S.Africa's diamond polishers look to lockdown lovers

Diamond prices and demand were weak before the lockdown, but enforced proximity looks to be kindling romance and feel-good spending in South Africa. Edward Baran reports.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Trials To Begin In South Africa [Video]

Covid-19 Vaccine Trials To Begin In South Africa

A critical Covid-19 vaccine trial is underway in South Africa. The initial results for the Oxford developed vaccine have been promising. Researchers however say that the real test for the experimental..

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