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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg' maps the growth of a writer and nation

    A love of maps is every true traveler's secret pleasure.
  • South African group to sue over giraffe bridge collision death

    A South African animal rights group is planning to sue the people responsible for the death of a giraffe that smashed its head on a bridge as it was transported in a trailer on one of Africa's busiest motorways. Eyewitnesses reported seeing two...

    Amplats to sell strike-hit South African mines

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - World number-one platinum producer Anglo American Platinum is to sell a swathe of its most labor-intensive South African mines after a five-month strike shattered its hopes of ever making them profitable. The mines account for...

    South Africa union war follows old pattern on new turf

    MARULA PLATINUM MINE South Africa (Reuters) - When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there had no idea it was coming. "We were taken by surprise. We came to work that morning...

    Inventors struggle to protect patents in Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When Malagasy entrepreneur Andry Ravololonjatovo came up with the idea of a hi-tech translation service named after a local bird, the Drongo, he hesitated about registering the patent. In many countries in Africa, protection of...