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2010-06-15 10:55:00

DUBAI, UAE, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The FIFA World Cup is stretching South Africa's ability to provide water and wastewater services to the thousands of people who have been temporarily added to its population in addition to the normal city dwellers.

2009-10-16 07:19:00

JOHANNESBURG, October 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai:GFI) will publish its results for the September 2009 quarter on the company's website http://www.goldfields.co.za at 08:00 am (SA time) on Thursday, 29 October 2009.

2008-09-03 18:00:16

At least 32 people have been killed in wind-driven brush fires in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Thousands of animals have also died, the South African Broadcasting Corp. reported Wednesday. More deaths were reported in Swaziland and Mozambique, the BBC said.

2006-05-28 03:45:18

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Thirteen people were killed on a South African highway after a pickup truck slammed into the back of a minibus taxi which exploded into flames, Johannesburg emergency services said on Sunday. "All the bodies were burned beyond recognition ...

2005-08-29 07:20:14

By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Soweto, once famous for bitter anti-apartheid violence, launches its first annual wine festival this week as South Africa's wine industry seeks to cultivate a new breed of black wine connoisseur.

2005-07-14 09:48:00

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A giant crater formed 2 billion years ago when a meteorite smashed into what is now South Africa has been added to the United Nations' list of protected heritage sites, South Africa said Thursday.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.