Rescue workers recover eight bodies from a South African gold mine in Doornkop following a fire on Tuesday night. One worker is missing while another eight were rescued. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-africa-26062395# (BBC) 2014-02-06 3 Haitian migrants were killed when their boat capsized near the Florida coast. 10 were rescued and the remaining two migrants were missing.
Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is released from the hospital after "successful" medical tests. [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2013-03-09-3276297-safrica-mandela-admitted-to-hospital.html (AP via "Miami Herald")]date=August 2019
The leaders of the Southern African Development Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, and the East African Community signed an agreement in South Africa to develop a joint free trade bloc to stretch from Cape Town to Cairo, to encompass 26 countries.