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FIFTY Actualities Around A Striking Country South Africa THE Uplifting news www.sagoodnews.co.za *ECONOMY The Rand was the best performing coin against the US Dollar somewhere around 2002 and 2005 (Bloomberg Cash Scorecard)
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FIFTY FACTS ABOUT A REMARKABLE NATION South Africa THE GOOD NEWS www.sagoodnews.co.za

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*ECONOMY

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The Rand was the best performing money against the US Dollar somewhere around 2002 and 2005 (Bloomberg Currency Scorecard)

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South Africa has 48,000 high net riches people holding in any event US$1 million in monetary resources (World Wealth Report 2007)

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South Africa has the 27 th greatest economy on the planet, with a Gross Domestic Product of US$254 billion (World Bank)

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South Africa represents right around 25% of the GDP of the whole African mainland, more than double the second\'s extent greatest - Algeria. (World Bank)

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Gauteng is South Africa’s littlest area however delivers 34% of South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product. (Details SA)

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The JSE Securities Exchange is the 14 th biggest values trade on the planet, with an aggregate business sector capitalisation of some R2.3trillion (JSE)

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More than 12,000 ‘Black Diamond’ families (South Africa’s new dark white collar class) or 50,000 individuals – are moving from the townships into suburbia of the South Africa’s metro zones consistently (UCT Unilever Institute)

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The dark working class developed by 30% in 2005, adding another 421,000 dark grown-ups to SA’s aggregate white collar class to just about a third. Somewhere around 2001 and 2004, there were 300,000 new dark contestants to the white collar class (Financial Mail)

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* INFRASTRUCTURE

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South Africa creates 66% of Africa’s power (Eskom)

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South African power supplier gives the fourth least expensive power on the planet

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Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto is the greatest healing facility on the planet

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Durban is the biggest port in Africa and the ninth biggest on the planet

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There are 39 million phone clients in South Africa (International Telecommunication Union)

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*SOCIAL

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Over thirteen million South Africans (a populace\'s quarter) have admittance to social awards ( Department of Social Development)

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Since 1994, 500 houses have been fabricated every day for poor people and 1,000 houses for every day have gotten power

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Seventy percent of South Africa’s populace is urbanized

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Our populace is set to settle at around 45 million individuals for the following 20 years

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*TOURISM

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The quantity of visitors going to South Africa has developed by 188% since 1994, from 3 million to 8.4 million in 2006 (Department of Environment and Tourism)

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The Singita amusement store was voted the best inn on the planet by the perusers of a main travel magazine (Conde Nast Traveler)

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The world’s best land –based whale-watching spot is situated in Hermanus in the Western Cape

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In 2002, South Africa’s tourism developed at three times the worldwide normal.

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*SPORT

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South Africa has the biggest timed cycle race on the planet (the Cape Argus Cycle Tour), the world’s most established and biggest ultra-marathon (the Comrades Marathon) and the universes biggest untamed water swimming occasion (the Midmar Mile)

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South Africa will turn into the first African nation to have the Soccer World Cup in 2010…and the first nation on the planet to have facilitated the Cricket, Rugby and Soccer World Cups

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Since the 1940’s, South African golfers have won more golf majors than some other country, aside from the United States

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In 1994, we won 11 decorations in the Common Wealth Games. In 2002 we won 46.

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*SA Teaching the World

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South Africa houses one of the three biggest telescopes on the planet at Sutherland in the Karoo.

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South Africa is the to start with, and to date the main, nation to manufacture atomic weapons and after that deliberately disassemble its whole atomic weapons program.

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South Africa’s Constitution is generally viewed as being a standout amongst the most dynamic on the planet, drawing from the universes\' encounters most exceptional majority rule governments.

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The South African oil organization Sasol has built up the main financially demonstrated oil - from-coal operations on the planet.

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Two of the world’s most significantly empathetic methods of insight started in South Africa-Ubuntu (the faith in a widespread obligation of sharing that join all humankind) and Ghandi’s thought of “passive resistance” ( Satyagraha), which he created while living in South Africa.

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*EDUCATION

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Almost a quarter of South Africa’s non-intrigue spending plan is spent on training.

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The University of South Africa UNISA is a pioneer of tertiary separation instruction and is the biggest correspondence college on the planet with 250,000 understudies

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Our learner to educator proportion has enhanced from 1:50 in 1994 to 1:34 in 2004

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South Africa’s matric pass rate has enhanced from 49% in 1994 to 70% in 2004, yet understudies accepting college exceptions have stayed at 18%

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*GENERAL

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South Africa is the support of mankind

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Afrikaans is the most youthful authority dialect on the planet

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The Western Deep Levels is the world’s most profound mine at 3777 meters

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South Africa has the world’s biggest stores of gold, chromium, platinum and manganese.

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The main road on the planet to house two Nobel Peace Prize victors is in Soweto. Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu both have houses in Vilakazi Street, Orlando West.

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South Africa has the world’s second most seasoned aviation based armed forces, set up 1920

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South African Breweries positions as the second biggest preparing organization on the planet. It supplies up to half of China’s lager.

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South Africa has the second most seasoned film industry on the planet

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In 2005, Time Magazine hailed President Thabo Mbeki as the Most Powerful Man in Africa, and in 2007 South African representative, Cyril Ramaphosa was incorporated in the Time 100, a yearly rundown, collected when magazine, of the 100 most persuasive individuals on the planet.

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Cape Town has the fifth-best blue sky on the planet as per the UK’s National Physical Laboratory.

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*ENVIRONMENTAL

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The Kruger National Park underpins the best mixed bag of untamed life species on the African mainland

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The Cango Caves close Oudsthoorn are the world’s longest underground surrender arrangement.

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South Africa is home to both the biggest area warm blooded animal (elephant) and the littlest vertebrate (wench).

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South Africa is the main nation to house a whole botanical kingdom (fynbos), one of just 6 on the planet.

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In 1991, South Africa turned into the first nation on the planet to ensure the Great White shark.

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South Africa has the most established meteor scar on the planet, at the Vredefort Dome close Parys. The scar is 2 billion years of age.

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South Africa has the third most abnormal amount of biodiversity around the world. (SA Tourism)

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The Cape Hyrax’s (dassie) nearest relative is the African elephant.

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South Africa has grasped the idea of trans-outskirts ‘peace parks

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