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  1. Gold, Venter roles clearly definedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Sharks chief executive John Smit and incoming director of rugby Gary Gold have shed some light on the details related to the team's new coaching structure and individual roles. At a press conference at the Shark Tank on Friday, Gold was officially "unveiled" as the team's new director of rugby, with the former Bok assistant coach set to join forces with the highly-respected Brendan Venter, who will act as a technical adviser.

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  2. On Native GroundHOW to Save American JournalismRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2010 | 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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  3. .com | Pinetown truck driver case postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Difficulties consulting the families of 24 people killed when a truck careened through a busy intersection led to the case against the driver being postponed in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday. Judge Shyam Giyanda postponed the case against Sanele Goodness May to 28 November, after prosecutor Alistair Walters told the court "we are taking some time to get hold of everybody to get their input".

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  4. R3.9bn hole in eThekwini housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    This is according to a report presented to the finance committee on Thursday that put the blame at the feet of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements, which was accused of not aligning its grants with the city's housing infrastructure programme. And unless the municipality and the provincial department thrash out a method to align the funding, a R1bn loan will be required to fund the shortfall - meaning Durban ratepayers could be slapped with a 5 percent rates increase.

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  5. Painful wait for bodies from LagosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The long delay in bringing home the bodies of a Durban couple who died in the Lagos church building collapse is "disappointing, inhuman and unneighbourly" of the Nigerian authorities, says one of the KwaZulu-Natal bereaved families. Dickie and Dennis Ngcobo, who founded the Ukuphila Wellness Centre, which treats people suffering from chronic illnesses and HIV/Aids, are among the 84 South Africans who perished in the collapse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations building on September 12. The couple's business partner and family spokesman, Praise God Mduduzi Mabaso, on Friday morning said the delay has been an "unbearable emotionally bruising experience for the family, especially the children".

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  6. Spike in truck hijackings cost SA R1bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    More than 1 100 trucks have been hijacked in South Africa so far this year - way ahead of last year - and the rush to get goods to stores before the festive season peaks has the industry worried that more freight will be targeted. According to the Road Freight Association, losses ranging from R1 million all the way up to R7m per incident meant truck hijackings were costing companies and insurers more than R1 billion a year.

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  7. Durban Gig Guide - October 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Winston Pub, 9 Clark Rd, Umbilo presents Battle of the Bands with Fools of Fate vs Karma Arcade vs Your Cynical Sanity. 8pm. R30.

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  8. Initial branches around South Africa celebrate Global Handwashing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    In order to create awareness about the importance of hand washing and to prevent the spread of harmful illnesses via touch, South African Initial colleagues swabbed hands to break the world record for hand swabbing on Global Handwashing Day. Research shows that children who have been made aware of the importance of good hand hygiene and who have practiced the habit from an early age had half the diarrheal rates than those who had no exposure to handwashing practices.

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  9. International award for academyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morley Today

    ... Academy's international work includes an ongoing and exciting link with Buffelsdale Secondary School in Durban, South Africa, annually supporting Fairtrade fortnight, promoting sustainable lifestyles by growing your own fruits and vegetables in the ...

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  10. The little cinema that couldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    South Africa's longest running independent cinema, the Labia Theatre in Cape Town, may be showing its age, but it is keeping up with the digital times. A little like an old lounge singer from The Triplets of Belleville , the cinema seems slightly bedraggled, its outside edges less polished than in its heyday.

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  11. Power scrum all about Lions' unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Can Allister Coetzee s scrum hold up against arguably the best set-piece in the country? Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images There's not much to choose between Western Province and the Lions ahead of Saturday's Currie Cup final at Newlands, but the big question ahead of the clash is: Can Allister Coetzee's scrum hold up against arguably the best set-piece in the country? At the start of this season, not too many people had heard of Ruan Dreyer, Schalk van der Merwe, Robbie Coetzee, Julian Redelinghuys, Jacques van Rooyen and Armand van der Merwe, and if they had heard of them, they probably wouldn't have taken much notice.

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  12. .com | KZN killer jailed for 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    A Durban electrician who woke a sleeping woman and helped strangle and rob her was jailed for an effective 20 years by Judge Jerome Mnguni in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday. First offender Teegan Ganesan, 31, was convicted of the murder on 11 January 2011, of Rooksana Sheik, who lived alone in Phoenix.

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  13. Mr Price rallies as profits beat slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Mr Price Group, a South African retailer that sells most of its clothing and housewares for cash, headed for a one-month high after reporting first-half earnings gains that ran counter to a consumer-spending slump. Mr Price climbed as much as 2.9 percent and and traded up 2.7 percent at 214.30 rand as of 4:01 pm in Johannesburg.

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  14. Historic quantum software is run for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Scientist

    ... history of the development of quantum algorithms," says Mark Tame at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. "However, despite being the first to show that an exponential gap exists, it was surprisingly never experimentally realised ...

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  15. 'Heart boiler' case postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    The extradition hearing of Lesotho national Lehlohonolo Joseph Scott, accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them, was postponed in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Thursday. Scott has been charged in Lesotho with two counts of murder and one of escaping from custody in that country.

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  16. Municipality 'co-operating' with probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    The eThekwini Municipality says it is co-operating with the office of the public protector, which was probing allegations relating to undue delay and maladministration in the allocation of RDP houses and provision of other services. Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga told the Daily News this week it seemed that the municipality had been ignoring requests for information and responses to cases lodged by individuals.

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  17. Zuma: SA is open for businessRead the original story

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    Regardless of political differences, all South Africans must work together to make the country prosperous, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. "Let me remind you that South Africa is open for business.

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  18. 'The Objectors' - Facing SA's conscription yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    Thom Pierce's exhibition presents portraits of faces of those who fought against compulsory military service for white males during apartheid. This Thom Pierce portrait is of Richard Steele who, in 1980, was sentenced to 12 months military imprisonment for objecting to military service.

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  19. Luthuli brings vibrant African art to lifeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    THE African Art Centre on Florida Road is exhibiting work by local artist, S'thenjwa Luthuli. Having enrolled for the Velobala Saturday art classes, hosted by the African Art Centre at Durban University of Technology, Luthuli says these classes helped develop his skills and encouraged him to explore his creative side.

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  20. GroundUp: Cape Town's Joe Slovo residents "too young" for housesRead the original story

    Thursday | In-depth Africa

    On Wednesday, when community leaders told Ntombi Mpozolo, 26, and dozens of her neighbours to move out of their shacks in anticipation of receiving new houses, they were happy to oblige. Mpozolo's section of Langa's Joe Slovo informal settlement borders the newly completed Phase 3 of the N2 Gateway Housing Development .

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