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    South Africa hosts nuclear energy conference

    Organisers of the Nuclear Supply Chain conference, to be held in South Africa at the start of December, have urged companies working in construction to participate in their discussions. There are opportunities for the country's construction industry in the new build programme, they say.

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    Wayde Van Niekerk is South Africa's Sport Star of the Year

    Sprinter Wayde van Niekerk led the team of local sport heroes who were recognised for their outstanding performances at the 2015 South African Sport Awards. The awards were handed out by the Department of Sport and Recreation, and recognised athletes and teams across disciplines.

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    South African men pledge to stand up against abuse

    At an International Men's Day event held in Soshanguve, Tshwane, male citizens of South Africa were urged to pledge and take a stand against violence towards women and children. The event came on the eve of the annual 16 Days of Activism against gender violence campaign.

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    South Africa and Italy forge stronger ties

    South Africa has made inroads into renewing and increasing relations with Italy, as well as finding new trade and diplomatic opportunities between the two countries, following a visit to Rome this month by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Bilateral trade hit a six-year high in 2014.

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    Gordimer gets Google doodle on 92nd birthday

    South African Nobel Prize winning author Nadine Gordimer has been honoured with a special Google doodle on 20 November 2015, her 92nd birthday. She joins the likes of Nikolai Tesla, Hedy Lamarr and other famous but underrated icons of global history who have featured on the search engine's homepage.

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    South African brand remains consistent

    The results of the 2015 Anholt Nation Brand Index were released at a Brand South Africa presentation in Johannesburg on 18 November. South Africa once again recorded consistent scores in all six dimensions of the respected global survey against 50 other countries.

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