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Peru
2016-08-27

Argentina beats Springboks 26-24 in Rugby Championship

SALTA, Argentina (AP) — A week after letting a winning chance slip through its fingers, Argentina beat South Africa 26-24 in the Rugby Championship on Saturday to claim only its second-ever victory over the Springboks.

Peru
2016-08-27

Argentina beat South Africa in Rugby Championship

Salta (Argentina) (AFP) - Replacement back Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias kicked a penalty two minutes from time to give Argentina a 26-24 Rugby Championship victory over South Africa in Salta Saturday.

Peru
2016-08-27

Politically connected Gupta family to sell S.Africa companies

South Africa's wealthy Gupta family with influential ties to President Jacob Zuma said Saturday they plan to sell all their business interests in the country by the end of the year. "As a family, we now believe that the time is right for us to exit our shareholding of the South African businesses which we believe will benefit our existing employees, and lead to further growth in the businesses,...

Peru
2016-08-27

Japan PM pledges to invest $30 bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment into Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday at a summit in Nairobi. "When combined with the investment from the private sector I expect the total real amount to be $30 billion," Abe said at the opening of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development ...

Peru
2016-08-27

Bongo aims to extend 50-year family rule in Gabon election

By Gerauds Wilfried Obangome LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon voted on Saturday amid discontent over its failure to raise living standards despite oil wealth, in a poll posing the biggest challenge yet to President Ali Bongo, whose family has run the central African nation for half a century. With state machinery and entrenched patronage networks behind him, Bongo, 57, is likely to be returned, sev...

Peru
2016-08-27

ICC chief backs England decision to tour Bangladesh

International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has welcomed England's decision to go ahead with their tour of Bangladesh, saying it was important to have the global game "played safely" in as many countries as possible. Richardson, in a statement issued from the world governing body's Dubai headquarters on Saturday, added that following England's decision the ICC would make its ...

Peru
2016-08-27

Japan PM pledges to invest $30 bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion of investments into Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Saturday at a summit in Nairobi. Abe is using the conference to meet dozens of leaders from across Africa, among them Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and South Africa's Jacob Zuma. It is the first time that the Tokyo International Conference on Afr...

Peru
2016-08-27

Gupta family, hit by scandal, says it plans to sell South African holdings

South Africa's wealthy Gupta family, which has been accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma, said on Saturday it planned to dispose of all the stakes it holds in South African businesses before the end of the year. "As a family, we now believe that the time is right for us to exit our shareholding of the South African businesses which we believe will benefit our existi...

Peru
2016-08-27

South Sudan's troubled agreement is not keeping the peace

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan's president signed a peace deal a year ago to try to end the country's civil war, he added 16 reservations to the agreement.

Peru
2016-08-27

NZ gets both openers, South Africa 182-2 in 2nd test

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — Openers Quinton de Kock and Stephen Cook put on a 133-run opening stand to set South Africa on its way to 182-2 at tea on the first day of the second test against New Zealand on Saturday.

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