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  1. A worm in the heart: a whistleblower's account of a small town municipality riddled with corruptionRead the original story

    4 min ago | In-depth Africa

    ... is a unique blend of news, information, analysis and opinion delivered from our newsroom in Johannesburg, South Africa. There are many ways to describe exactly what we do (and for the price of a cup of coffee we'll talk your ears off about it), but ...

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  2. Layoffs prove to be a bitter pill to swallowRead the original story

    20 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    Protesters marched to the headquarters of the Free State health department to hand over a memorandum demanding their jobs back and calling for health MEC Benny Malakoane to resign.

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  3. Carlos Spencer hits out at South Africa rugby styleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... with his provincial team. Spencer's Eastern Province Kings were readying for their return to the top flight of South Africa's Currie Cup competition, and ultimately a return to Super Rugby in 2016 as the Kings (branded Southern Kings) will be one of ...

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  4. Journey to freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Trinadad Express

    ... of artistes at the, "Pan African Concert". The headline acts here are Lorraine Klaasen originally from South Africa and Nigerian artiste, Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 who will each deliver full length concert performances. Lorraie Klaasen, daughter of ...

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  5. Top Star: Jo'burg's reel-estate wastelandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... 200 mine dumps in and around Johannesburg, and they are slowly poisoning the city. The Cancer Association of South Africa says this is the only place on Earth where large numbers of people live next to mine dumps. Heavy metals The soil contains a ...

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  6. Good-news SABC is bad newsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... wanted to forget its past as the mouthpiece of the apartheid regime and become a public broadcaster for the new South Africa. The project went far beyond making space for previously banned voices to be heard; in many ways, that was the simple part. ...

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  7. NPA probe should assess whether Zuma is to blame for the messRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... his autobiography, Pikoli concludes that "the current state of the NPA, one of the most crucial institutions in South Africa, is shameful. Some of the appointments that have been made are truly shocking." He states: "The fact that Nomgcobo Jiba was ...

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  8. The ultimate Big Brother challenge: Living on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... technology and such mission designs incur far greater costs," it says. It would seem, though, that some of South Africa's candidates are not aware of the harshness of the Martian environment. Asked what they believed their days on Mars would ...

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  9. A lover of dirty, smelly and unsightly architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... in the early 1920s, the grain silo, once the nation's tallest building, is an important physical marker of South Africa's industrial history. Part of a national scheme to diversify the country's mineral-based export economy, the Cape Town silo, and ...

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  10. SA to access cheaper Brics cashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... Putin, Narendra Modi, Dilma Rousseff, Xi Jinping and Jacob Zuma at the Brics summit in Brazil in July. (AFP) South Africa is the nation that stands to benefit the most from the Brics' New Development Bank, which will grant it access to cheaper money ...

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  11. Rates hike boosts confidence, growthRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... the local currency bond market. Consumer price inflation came in at 6.6% for June, as reported by Statistics South Africa on June 23 - unchanged from the corresponding annual inflation rate for May. Inflation had burst out of the bank's target band ...

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  12. Surrealism and realism collide on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... more than a fantastical and visually striking tale, the music video brings to light the issue of xenophobia in South Africa - specifically within the Somalian community living in the Jo'burg city centre. "Throughout my research, I have encountered ...

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  13. Winds of change: Parliament's good, bad and downright uglyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    ... addressed Parliament, he was not at his best. He was delivering his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to open South Africa's fifth Parliament after the May elections. He had been exhausted and ill, and had to take time off to rest for over a week. ...

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  14. Honda Accord: Can bigger be better?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    ... a formula of fine engineering and enduring quality, garnished with innovation, individuality, and value. But in South Africa, the Honda Accord has never been a big seller. Can this latest, larger version do any better? DEON SCHOEMAN gets behind the ...

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  15. The CAR ceasefire: a (very) small step towards stabilityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    ... is a unique blend of news, information, analysis and opinion delivered from our newsroom in Johannesburg, South Africa. There are many ways to describe exactly what we do (and for the price of a cup of coffee we'll talk your ears off about it), but ...

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  16. On this day: First hovercraft crosses the ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

    ... after Bleriot's flight. 1971: Doctor Christiaan Barnard transplanted two lungs and heart into man in Cape Town, South Africa, and the operation was described as successful. 1989: Just 3.6 miles short of Dover, Gloria Pullan had to ditch Louis ...

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  17. LETTERS: Teachers being misrepresentedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... his guitar and softly singing, "Don't cry Argentina, every one enjoyed the ball." We spent last winter in South Africa and spent a Saturday at the Stellenbosch Slow Food Market. Stellenbosch is an old administrative and university city in a region ...

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  18. 'Winnie Mandela Province' and an independent Afrikaner...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... is a unique blend of news, information, analysis and opinion delivered from our newsroom in Johannesburg, South Africa. There are many ways to describe exactly what we do (and for the price of a cup of coffee we'll talk your ears off about it), but ...

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  19. Commonwealth Games Hockey 2014: Daily Results, Scores and Updated ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... dominated the competition but will face some very strong teams this year, with England, India, New Zealand and South Africa the favourites to keep the Only four teams will qualify for the medal round, so the action will be fast and furious when the ...

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  20. Super Rugby semi-finals previewRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    A heavyweight tussle between the best of New Zealand and South Africa. While the Crusaders have found their groove and flexed their muscles after the June Test break, the Durban-based Sharks have struggled to rediscover their early form.

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