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  1. .com | Corruption in Southern CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | News24

    ... and was send to Kuruman to relief a Senior Magistrate. During this time, I experienced the APARTHEID LAWS of South Africa and I refused, as a very young Relief Magistrate, to apply the prescribed fines for pass-laws in court. I then resigned from ...

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  2. Steenkamp's parents 'don't want revenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The mother of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend insists she does not want "revenge", the day after the disgraced South African athlete was handed a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead. Pistorius, the first double amputee Paralympian to compete against able-bodied athletes at the 2012 London Olympics, was ordered on Tuesday to serve a maximum five years in prison for culpable homicide after a seven-month trial.

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  3. .com | Kurtley Beale: A life of scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | News24

    ... a punch-up with Melbourne Rebels team mates Cooper Vuna and Gareth Delve. Beale and Vuna were sent home from South Africa on separate flights following the incident on the Rebels team bus following a heavy loss to the Sharks in Durban. The ...

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  4. Teaming upRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Washington Blade

    ... with outreach in other countries around the world. The Alliance now has a tournament and club in Cape Town, South Africa and is in the process of developing clubs in South America. "LGBT Day at the U.S. Open is something that many of us have been ...

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  5. Where silence is deafeningRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Iol.co.za

    Some think of the Karoo as flat and empty, a desert of sorts. Hike the Erdvark Trails and you'll find a different story.

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  6. 'We don't want revenge' on Pistorius, says Steenkamp's motherRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    June Steenkamp told British broadcaster ITV that she was "settled" with Pistorius' sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, even though it could mean he is out of prison and under house arrest after 10 months. File photo of Barry and June, parents of Reeva Steenkamp, attend the murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria, on Aug 8, 2014.

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  7. Reeva's mum: I don't want revenge on PistoriusRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The mother of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend said she did not want "revenge", a day after the disgraced South African athlete began serving a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead. June Steenkamp told British broadcaster ITV that she was "settled" with Pistorius' sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, even though it could mean he is out of prison and under house arrest after 10 months.

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  8. Oscar Pistorius begins prison sentence in Reeva Steenkamp slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    Oscar Pistorius began his five-year prison sentence Wednesday, jailed in a facility with eight other men who have physical limitations. A single cell in the hospital wing of a Pretoria, South Africa, prison will be Pistorius's home for the foreseeable future.

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  9. Judge does South Africa proud in Pistorius trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    ... done. But the case involved more than crime, a famous man, suspense and emotion: it was also about the new South Africa. Global interest in the trial was guaranteed by the case's Hollywoodesque elements. Pistorius overcame a disability to become a ...

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  10. Dave King in talks with Easdale over Rangers controlRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evening Times

    ... Wallace and Philip Nash removed from the board. King might have to explain convictions for tax offences in South Africa to the Scottish Football Association, as part of its fit-and-proper-persons test, should he assume control of Rangers. We ...

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  11. Economists salute finance ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... an easy task and will require determined action by government, and clear communication with all stakeholders in South Africa," he added. He forecast that this implied tax increases early next year - when Nene tables his first full budget - because ...

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  12. South Africa cuts growth forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    CAPE TOWN: South Africa slashed its 2014 growth expectations for the second time this year yesterday, with the Treasury forecasting expansion of just 1.4 percent as strikes, an electricity crunch and weak private investment take their toll. Africa's most advanced economy, which was recently overtaken by Nigeria as the largest, has been battered by waves of labour unrest that has hobbled output in the platinum mining and manufacturing sectors.

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  13. Portraitist/Activist Talks About Her Trans Gender ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mission Local

    ... African & Transgender " portrait and story series I co-created with trans* activists from Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Burundi, Uganda and Kenya in 2008, together with a selection of portraits from the " Proudly Trans* in Turkey " ...

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  14. South Africa Gives Eskom $1.8 Billion Help, No New GuaranteeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    South Africa will raise at least 20 billion rand by selling shares in listed companies, stakes in state-owned entities and real estate to finance a bailout for power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. The support for Eskom, announced in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mid-term budget in Cape Town, seeks to cut its 225 billion-rand cashflow gap over the five years through March 2018. The National Treasury didn't provide any new debt guarantees, saying the utility's plans to borrow about 250 billion rand over that period could be accommodated in an existing facility.

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  15. Obama: Canada Shooting 'Tragic'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    ... from TV, US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, in the rain for a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/SABC ...

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  16. General Debate 23 October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kiwiblog

    The Royal Commission's report on Auckland's governance provided some weighty reading, somewhat reminiscent of the infamous Royal Commission on Social Policy in the late 1980s. But this time round, the action has started.

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  17. Pistorius gets 5 year prison sentence for killing girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    ... indicated to journalists that there was no plan to appeal the sentence. However there was legal speculation in South Africa

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  18. .com | Govt: Unknown when SA bodies will be returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    There was still no news on when the bodies of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will be returned home, a government spokesperson said on Wednesday. "We still don't know.

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  19. Oscar Pistorius begins first day in hospital wing of prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Oscar Pistorius, center, greets his uncle Arnold Pistorius, right, and other family members as he is led down to the cells of the court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide.

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  20. Annie Lennox embraces jazzy 'Nostalgia'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... said Lennox, who worked on the album alone with her voice and a keyboard in a rented cottage in Cape Town, South Africa. "I tried to strip them down to their raw, bare version. Once I knew I could do that, just singing and playing the chords on ...

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