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  1. .com | Grabouw remains tense amid protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | News24

    The situation remained tense in Grabouw on Tuesday morning after service delivery protests broke out in the Western Cape farming town, resulting in school closures, looting and vandalism. A resident of Melrose Place said she heard shots being fired until about 23:00 on Monday night where informal housing near Gaffley Street had been broken down by protesters.

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  2. .com | Woman, 24, denies raping husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | News24

    A 24-year-old woman made a brief appearance in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate's Court on Monday, charged with the rape of her husband. The woman, who cannot be named to protect both her and her husband's identities, is accused of raping her husband at their home on 1 August.

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  3. Fate of SA groups unclear after collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Iol.co.za

    At least five South African church groups were in a guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, which collapsed, the government said on Monday night. It added that South African diplomats in Lagos were trying to establish if any of the South Africans had been killed or injured.

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  4. Cape Town recognised globally for innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... that eliminates the need for hardware tokens and one-time passwords. Its platform is used by major banks in South Africa and is the first and only African company to be accredited by all three major payment networks (American Express, MasterCard, ...

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  5. Design thinking as a catalyst for innovationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... of Education. Professionals from higher education institutions, secondary schools and the corporate sector in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Congo DRC, Zambia and Uganda were guided through the design thinking process to develop mobile applications that ...

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  6. New dashboard expands SA's export horizonsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... to the information portable and convenient. TRADE, a specialist research entity at the North-West University in South Africa, is helping organisations to streamline their market selection decisions and focus their export efforts. Using a ...

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  7. Syndicates target luxury car ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Iol.co.za

    Expensive luxury vehicles are being targeted by syndicate members posing as employees of vehicle dealerships with the aim of stealing the cars. Hugo van Zyl, chief executive of the South African Insurance Crime Bureau, said on Monday the syndicates posed as employees of service departments or customer service centres at dealerships to identify owners of vehicles.

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  8. Nobel Peace Laureates Urge South Africa to Give Dalai Lama a VisaRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday, urging him to guarantee an unconditional visa to allow the Dalai Lama into the country next month. The letter notes that the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be held in Cape Town, South Africa on October 13 to 15. According to the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Pope Francis was rejected a visa, and the Dalai Lama withdrew his application for a visa for the same event after being told it would not be approved.

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  9. Attacks on Pistorius judge 'unaccepatable'Read the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... three groups said threatening Masipa because she is black or because she is female should not be tolerated in South Africa's constitutional framework, where equality and non-discrimination are of paramount importance. - Sapa The Seriti Commission ...

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  10. Hospital Says US Ebola Patient Continues to ImproveRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A wildfire in the California town of Weed has destroyed at least 75 buildings and spread to cover 350 acres as of Monday night.According to the Californi... -- Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday, urging him to guarantee an unconditional visa to allow the Dalai La... -- Ride-sharing company Sidecar plans to continue towards its goal of nationwide expansion -- with Virgin founder Richard Branson joining as a new investor.Accordin... -- Dr. Rick Sacra, the American patient being treated for Ebola at the Nebraska Medical Center, continues to improve, the hospital says.In a Monday press release... -- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, while desi... Crews are looking for a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have ... (more)

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  11. CDC: Number of Deaths Linked to Prescription Painkillers Has Quadrupled Since 1999Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A wildfire in the California town of Weed has destroyed at least 75 buildings and spread to cover 350 acres as of Monday night.According to the Californi... -- Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday, urging him to guarantee an unconditional visa to allow the Dalai La... -- Ride-sharing company Sidecar plans to continue towards its goal of nationwide expansion -- with Virgin founder Richard Branson joining as a new investor.Accordin... -- Dr. Rick Sacra, the American patient being treated for Ebola at the Nebraska Medical Center, continues to improve, the hospital says.In a Monday press release... -- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, while desi... Crews are looking for a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have ... (more)

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  12. "Dancing with the Stars" Recap: Alfonso Ribeiro Sets High Bar in Season 19 PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A wildfire in the California town of Weed has destroyed at least 75 buildings and spread to cover 350 acres as of Monday night.According to the Californi... -- Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday, urging him to guarantee an unconditional visa to allow the Dalai La... -- Ride-sharing company Sidecar plans to continue towards its goal of nationwide expansion -- with Virgin founder Richard Branson joining as a new investor.Accordin... -- Dr. Rick Sacra, the American patient being treated for Ebola at the Nebraska Medical Center, continues to improve, the hospital says.In a Monday press release... -- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, while desi... Crews are looking for a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have ... (more)

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  13. Clooney to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A wildfire in the California town of Weed has destroyed at least 75 buildings and spread to cover 350 acres as of Monday night.According to the Californi... -- Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday, urging him to guarantee an unconditional visa to allow the Dalai La... -- Ride-sharing company Sidecar plans to continue towards its goal of nationwide expansion -- with Virgin founder Richard Branson joining as a new investor.Accordin... -- Dr. Rick Sacra, the American patient being treated for Ebola at the Nebraska Medical Center, continues to improve, the hospital says.In a Monday press release... -- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro was the early standout during the Monday premiere of the 19th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, while desi... Crews are looking for a 53-year-old Torrington man who is thought to have ... (more)

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  14. Innovation for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria. It's an organisation that supports innovation in South Africa with a view to improving national and international competitiveness in the fields of science and technology. Says Richard ...

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  15. Putprop investigates future developmentsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    PUTPROP, the separately listed former property investment company of delisted bus transport operator Putco, is investigating the future possible development of three of its properties with an unnamed listed property fund. Bruno Carleo, the chief executive of Putprop, said yesterday that these properties were situated in urban areas where the possibility of developing value retail centres existed.

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  16. Innovation is SA's potential economic killer appRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    South Africa finds itself in a fragile economic setting and purpose-driven innovation is a key lever with which to accelerate its expansion, inclusiveness and stability. This presents the private sector - which contributes 70% of South Africa's gross domestic product - with an exciting opportunity to raise its game and escalate efforts to translate innovation's economic promise into reality.

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  17. Earth to Vavi: There are worse labour issues than GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... to R68 000 a month. This puts them well into the top 5% of earners in the country , according to Statistics South Africa. In an interview on Monday , Vavi again spent some of his precious political capital demanding that we boycott Generations in ...

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  18. A novel engineering design for early diagnosis of breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    During their lifetimes, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It is the number one killer of women aged between 40 and 55. Each year, two million new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed and, depending on the country, more than 40% of these women will die from the disease.

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  19. Towards a brighter future for Africa: Design can make the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    According to Gavin Mageni, head of the SABS Design Institute, South Africa's official design promotion body, design can make a difference to Africa's fortunes. "I am confident that well-designed products, services and systems will create new socio-economic value for South Africa," says Mageni.

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  20. Politicking stands in way of growth approachRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    NARROWLY averting a recession with marginal expansion in the second quarter does not belie the fact that South Africa's growth remains both exclusive and woefully inadequate. The national economy has been buffeted by adverse winds in the form of ratings agency downgrades, currency depreciation, violent and prolonged industrial action and more.

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