Posts Tagged South Africa

Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

This undated hand out photo supplied by Madagascar Surf Tours shows surfers riding waves on the south west part of the of Madagascar. The island nation in the Indian Ocean has become the 86th member of the International Surfing Association as part of a drive to to promote the sport in Africa. Madagascar offers more than 4,800 kilometers (3,000 miles) of coastline thta have been laregly unexplored by the global community. (AP Photo/Blair Rogers,Madagascra Surf Tours) NO ARCHIVE

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar.

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South African race track lives on; Porsche buys

A partial view of the Kyalami race track is seen Thursday July 24, 2014 north of Johannesburg. The South African unit of sports car maker Porsche bought the Kyalami race track for $19.5 million at an auction easing concerns among racing enthusiasts that the winning bidder would tear up the track and build office or commercial buildings in its place. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s most famous motor racing track just got an extension.

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