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    Africa: advancing gender equality in ocean economy, navy

    South African Zimasa Mabela made history on 26 August when she took command of the SAS Umhloti as the first African woman to captain an active navy vessel. The Institute for Security Studies says there is a shift in gender equality in the maritime sector, with Africa leading the way.

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    Popular baby names in South Africa

    A report revealed by Statistics South Africa has unveiled the most popular names for babies in the country for last year. Overall, the names that have made it into the top 10 list have a positive meaning. Stats SA also reported that slightly more male babies were born in the last two decades.

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    South Africa launches online database for suppliers

    Doing business with the government is now quicker and the process smoother, thanks to the Central Supplier Database. Launched by the minister of finance, companies wanting to work with the state are urged to register on it. There are several benefits to being listed on the database.

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    South African student is first female quadriplegic to climb Kili

    Cape Town student Chaeli Mycroft is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this week in hopes of becoming the first female quadriplegic to summit Africa's greatest peak and raise awareness of children with disabilities.

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    South Africa aims for more women in water sector

    A three-year programme, launched by the minister of water and sanitation, aims to boost the number of women in the water and sanitation sector working as planners, designers and implementers of infrastructure. Just as they provided water at home, so should they do it nationally.

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    South Africa to host Commonwealth Games in 2022

    After a unanimous vote in New Zealand by the Commonwealth Games Federation, South Africa's city of Durban was voted as the host city for the games in 2022. It'll contribute greatly to the country's National Development Plan, and help develop young athletes.

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