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  1. The bigger outrage is that De Kock was following orders and those that gave them never paidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Having been sentenced to two life sentences plus 212 years in jail Eugene de Kock, the apartheid state's most notorious assassin, has done well to get out after just 20 years behind bars.

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  2. Skilled in art of livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iol.co.za

    W eekend getaways aren't really my thing. It has something to do I would imagine with a hectic life of being out and about and loving the sanctuary of home.

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  3. .com | Memories of 2 February 1990Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    And, obviously, the same time has elapsed since the unbanning of the ANC, the unconditional release of Madiba, and the beginning of the dismantling of apartheid. I attended high school in Bloemfontein, at a tradition-rich, English-medium institution.

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  4. Community health workers "soldier on" for better health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    Some of the Free State health workers charged for gathering 'illegally' after a services protest accept a plea bargain, but the rest will soldier on. A group of Free State community health workers alongside HIV lobby group TAC were charged for protesting the poor state of health services in the province.

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  5. Fear, force and sex in Sun CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Mail & Guardian

    The inability of warders to handle increasing violence is turning the infamous Johannesburg prison into a sexual predator's haven. The warders in 'Sun City' are hugely outnumbered and often don't possess the training to maintain order.

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  6. Hani killer awaits parole decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    Clive Derby-Lewis, convicted for the murder of SACP leader Chris Hani, will find out on Friday whether his application for medical parole is successful. Derby-Lewis is currently serving a life sentence for his role in the assassination of the SA Communist Party leader, in April 1993, and has repeatedly been denied parole.

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  7. Call to save indigenous languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    Rawe Kakuwu might be the school cleaner at Xhunkhwesa Combined School in Platfontein just outside Kimberley, but he is also one of only a handful of people in South Africa who can speak, read and write the indigenous languages - !Xunthali and Khwedam. Kakawu matriculated in 1997 and moved from Schmidtsdrift to Platfontein in 2003 where he lives with his wife and three children.

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  8. Brazen prison break plan goes awryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    Social media and a guilty conscience between them they proved too much for murder accused Quewin Francois Coetzee, says Carmel Rickard. Early in 2013 Coetzee was awaiting trial for murder.

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  9. Roy stars for England LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Sporting Life

    Jason Roy smashed a stunning century to set England Lions on the way to a 2-0 lead in their one-day series against South Africa A, although they were given a fright by the home opener Reeza Hendricks. Roy, who had top-scored in the low-scoring opening match in Bloemfontein with 43, piled into the South Africa A bowlers on a Kimberley pitch which justified its reputation as a batsmen's paradise, hitting 13 fours and six sixes after the Lions had been put in.

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  10. Jason Roy hits 141 as England Lions move into 2-0 series lead over South Africa ARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Daily Mail

    A goal after 40 seconds, four more before the break , two red cards and mad man Turan throwing a boot at lino.

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  11. Community health workers back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Mail & Guardian

    The 129 Free State community healthcare workers and Treatment Action Campaign members arrested in July last year, after staging a protest without permission, are to return to the Bloemfontein magistrate's court on Thursday in the hope that the charges against them will be dropped. Charged with contravening the Regulations of Gatherings Act 205 of 1993, the case was postponed on October?2 2014 to allow them to make formal, written submissions to National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana.

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  12. ANC in call for faster land reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    The ANC is putting emphasis on the need to speed up land redistribution amid increasing pressure from opposition such as the EFF and Numsa. African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday said the ruling party was calling for a cap on land ownership in the country.

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  13. Where club names hold sway on road signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Iol.co.za

    Football is alive in the city's eastern township of Nellmapius, where most of the streets in Extension 3 have been named after popular clubs. So are those of former giant-killers Real Rovers, African Wanderers and Qwaqwa Stars, now known as Free State Stars.

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  14. Player exodus worries Saru CeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | RuggaWorld

    The growing trend of other countries poaching South African rugby players at a young age was a worrying one, SA Rugby Union chief executive Jurie Roux said in Pretoria on Monday, Reports Sport24 Speaking at the launch of the 2015 Varsity Cup, Roux said while SARU could not stop the migration of players to overseas clubs, they had to keep young talent in the country. "What is worrying is the targeting of our younger players - they are grabbing them at Under-20 and players that we foresee playing for us," Roux said at the Copperleaf Golf Estate.

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  15. Stage set for Varsity CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | RuggaWorld

    This season will see the reintroduction of the White Card rule which allows coaches and captains to refer decisions for review to the Television Match Official during games. It was first introduced during the inaugural Varsity Cup competition in 2008 and is endorsed by the South African Rugby Union.

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  16. Hampshire star leads England to victory in series openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Vince's men drew first blood in their unofficial one-day international series with South Africa A with a four-wicket victory. Ben Stokes starred for England, taking 4-22 as the hosts were bowled out for 172 after being asked to bat first in Bloemfontein.

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  17. .com | Woman killed as truck, car collide in KroonstadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | News24

    A woman died when a truck and car collided on the N1 near Kroonstad, in the Free State, on Monday, paramedics said. It is alleged that after impact of the truck and car on the Johannesburg-bound lane, the truck then veered off the road and landed in a maize plantation.

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  18. Mike Parker: Saying goodbye to Uncle VanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Kinston Free Press

    When I first started dating Sandra in late 1971, I made a discovery: She came equipped with an extensive family of brothers, aunts, uncles and cousins. I rapidly became accustomed to be out with her and have her point to someone and say, "That's Marie, my eighth cousin.

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  19. Kent wicketkeeper Sam Billings took four catches as England Lions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Kent Online

    Kent's Sam Billings took four catches to help England Lions win their first one-day match against South Africa A in Bloemfontein. The Pembury ace, preferred behind the stumps to Jonny Bairstow, who was utilised in the field, also cracked 19 from 25 balls with the bat to help steer the Lions 1-0 up in the five-match one-day series.

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  20. Hanmpshire star leads England to victory in series openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Echo

    Vince's men drew first blood in their unofficial one-day international series with South Africa A with a four-wicket victory. Ben Stokes starred for England, taking 4-22 as the hosts were bowled out for 172 after being asked to bat first in Bloemfontein.

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