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Yahsat Extends Partnership with Hughes for African Satellite Expansion CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the award of a major contract for … Read more on PR Newswire (press release)

South African Airways Vacations® Offers Cape Town And Safari Supersaver … FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) launched the "Cape Town and Safari SuperSaver" package. This exceptional offer includes round-trip international flights from New York – JFK to … Read more on PR Newswire (press release)

South African Media Ignores Hamas Leader's Cape Town Call for Terrorist … Referring to the terror attacks as “the Jerusalem intifada,” Mashaal told a crowd of several hundred supporters waving Hamas's white-and-green flag in Cape Town that “the uprisings shall continue until freedom is achieved and the land is for Palestine … Read more on…

Ivory Coast starts African title defense with 0-0 draw CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Ivory Coast felt Yaya Toure's absence as it began its African title defense with a 0-0 draw against Sierra Leone in neutral Nigeria on Sunday. Without captain Toure and other star players, the Ivorians were uninspiring in … Read more on…

Power Cuts Imperil Output as African Miners Gather in Cape Town (Bloomberg) — Mining companies in South Africa risk missing output targets because of the largest power-plant breakdowns in three years, the biggest mines lobby said. The regularity of cuts is making it difficult for companies to remain flexible and … Read more on Bloomberg

South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe Spends 68-Million Rands On Cape … Motsepe's upscale Bishopscourt mansion is just one on a growing list of super-luxury homes in Cape Town owned by a number of foreign buyers from the United Kingdom, Germany and the U.S, celebrities, industry captains and according to McFarlane, “late … Read more on Forbes

Freshfields to target African private equity after Cape Town conference The new strategy emerged after the firm held a conference in Cape Town with its relationship teams across Africa, bringing together more than 30 senior and managing lawyers from its relationship firms with Freshfields partners including senior partner … Read more on Legal Week

One&Only Cape Town roars into support of South African wildlife As part of a bid to avert a looming tragedy in lion populations all over the world, the One&Only Cape Town – in conjunction with the Forever Wild Lion programme of the Wilderness Foundation – has revealed plans to host a charity auction dinner. The…

Dentons ties up with South African associate firm to launch in Cape Town The merger gives Dentons an office in Cape Town, with the firm planning to open in Johannesburg later this year. The merger is the first international tie-up with a Level 1 Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) firm. KapdiTwala is 100 per cent owned…