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  1. One of a Kind Furniture Website Launched in South AfricaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Jan. 31, 2015 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Although South Africa has experienced an ecommerce boom in recent years, there has not been much representation within the furniture sector in this space. There has also been an explosion in the affluent middle class and they are looking for quality furniture pieces to decorate their home and office.

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  2. 2 800 involved in matric cheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    More than 2800 matric pupils and at least 34 teachers and principals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape were allegedly involved in mass cheating, the education department said in Durban on Friday. A total of 2089 pupils in KwaZulu-Natal and 778 pupils in the Eastern Cape were implicated in cheating during the 2014 matric exams, basic education department spokesman Elijah Mhlanga told reporters.

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  3. .com | 2 800 pupils involved in matric cheatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    More than 2 800 matric pupils and at least 34 teachers and principals in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape were allegedly involved in mass cheating, the education department said in Durban on Friday. A total of 2 089 pupils in KwaZulu-Natal and 778 pupils in the Eastern Cape were implicated in cheating during the 2014 matric exams, basic education department spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga told reporters.

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  4. Hazelmere project gets green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    A pipeline - which will carry up to 15 million litres of water daily to the Hazelmere Waterworks - will start operating by the end of March. This would go a long way in alleviating the water troubles of the northern parts of the province - even though water still needed to be used sparingly, said corporate relations manager for Umgeni Water, Shami Harichunder, yesterday.

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  5. Brown's SA tour fears cleared upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    Local music fans fearing that Chris Brown's SA tour is in danger because of his probation issues needn't worry. Brown's US tour was delayed this week so that he could complete the last community service hours as required by his parole.

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  6. MomentumCARGO CULTRead the original story

    Thursday | American Reporter

    ... For fighting victimhood, you can't beat "Rough Aunties" by Kim Longinotto, about a group of women in Durban, South Africa, who protect the poor and abused. It opens with an excruciating scene in which a shy young girl describes how she was raped by ...

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  7. FW de Klerk's ?'quantum leap': Did he jump or was he pushed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Mail & Guardian

    The Durban strikes of 1973, and the subsequent formation of new trade unions, were instrumental in causing the first seams of apartheid to come apart. By 1985, the fall of apartheid seemed inevitable.

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  8. Calls for hospital bus tender answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    Calls were made on Thursday for the KwaZulu-Natal health department and the province's health MEC to answer questions over a R61 million mobile hospital tender. At the same time, Mzansi Lifecare Ltd, the company that secured the lion's share of the tender, said it had complied with all the tender requirements and apologised for threats made to the Sapa journalist investigating the tender.

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  9. Arrest warrant issued for ANC's BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    A warrant of arrest has been issued for the Northern Cape ANC provincial chairman, John Block, after he failed to appear in court where he is facing fraud, corruption and money laundering charges. Picture: Danie van der Lith Kimberley - A warrant of arrest has been issued for the Northern Cape ANC provincial chairman, John Block, after he failed to appear in a Kimberley court on Thursday.

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  10. Algeria looking strong ahead of Afcon knockoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Al Bawaba

    The continent's top ranked team Algeria must be rated favourite to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea after surviving a group of death for a place in the quarter-finals. "Algeria are one of the most disciplined and tactically strong sides at Afcon," says Philani Mazibuko, a football analyst at South Africa's The Mercury newspaper in Durban.

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  11. No blackouts in this houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    While Eskom struggles to provide electricity, a Durban family is producing enough solar power for their household and even more to sell to the eThekwini Municipality. Jane Troughton said during the hot weather in the past two weeks, her Durban North house had generated plenty of electricity, to the extent that their system started to pump power back to the municipality's networks.

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  12. Ferrari 458 Speciale gets crashed in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | INAUTONEWS

    If you were "concerned" that Ferrari drivers learned how to drive because no exotic ride born in Maranello has ended up in our Car Crashes section for quite some time now, don't worry, because they didn't. The newest example of a Ferrari being crashed is coming all the way from Durban, in South Africa.

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  13. Climate finance eclipsed by fossil fuel subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | EurActiv.com

    The successful conclusion of a global agreement at the Paris Climate Conference depends heavily on the mobilisation of finance for the fight against climate change. So far, international fundraising efforts have lacked intensity.

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  14. South Africa: Are 60 Percent of Sex Workers in South Africa HIV-Positive?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    Are 60% of South Africa's estimated 150,000 sex workers HIV-positive? Studies conducted to date have been limited in scope. The claim, which has been widely reported in recent weeks, stems from a press conference earlier this month in which Dr Fareed Abdullah - the CEO of the South African National Aids Council - remarked that " the four or five studies that we have all show that [infection] rates [among sex workers] are above 60%".

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  15. Climate negotiations reveal new alliances in the Global SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | EurActiv.com

    The economic divides between developing countries are widening. In order to defend their interests at the climate negotiations, large emerging economies, small island states and the less advanced countries are forming alliances based on common concerns.

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  16. [Trends 2015] SA Trendwatch 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Bizcommunity

    Alarming trend news from the US is that Mom jeans are set to make a comeback in 2015. For the fashion unconscious, Mom jeans are high-wasted, ankle-length jean pants worn by Moms everywhere and presidents pitching openers at baseball games.

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  17. Capespan Group launches Contour LogisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Packer

    The South African fruit marketer and logistics company will rely on the combined 125 years of experience of the management staff to lead Contour Logistics, according to a Jan. 28 news release. "We aim to make Contour Logistics an industry household name, while ensuring our customers receive a unique, quality and cost-efficient service at all times," Contour's managing director Mariaan Rademan said in the release.

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  18. Row over Fifa's R3.4m beach soccer planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    A last-minute call from Fifa for Durban to host a beach soccer African Cup tournament later this year has the city's opposition crying foul. According to a report presented to the municipality's executive committee on Tuesday, Fifa and its local partner, Sovereign Capital, want Durban to fork out R3.4 million to host eight African national beach soccer teams for a tournament from March 6 to 8. The tournament, according to Sovereign Capital, would "put Durban on the map" as it would be beamed to 180 countries and into the homes of 250 million people.

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  19. Are 60% of SA's sex workers HIV positive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Mail & Guardian

    Previous studies to determine how many of South Africa's 150 000 sex workers are HIV positive have been limited in scope, says Africa Check. The limited findings on HIV rates among sex workers are nevertheless a frightening indication of levels in the cities.

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  20. Where are young looters' families?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    Children play inside a shop that was looted by Kagiso community members last week. The actions of the looters point to social issues that have not been addressed says the writer.

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