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  1. .com | Achievements, the lack thereof and Xenophobia dominate Freedom DayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    South Africa's achievements, or the lack there of, as well as the recent spate of xenophobic violence took centre stage at various celebrations held across the country to mark Freedom Day. And not only that, President Jacob Zuma told the nation South Africans were a sick people whose bad behaviour was a legacy of apartheid.

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  2. Press Release: Hennig Tenders Superkolong Kimberley PurpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Diamonds.net

    Press Release: The Superkolong 'Kimberley Purple' diamond recently recovered by Batla Minerals SA from its Superkolong diamond tailings plant located in Kimberley, South Africa will be offered for sale by Fusion/Hennig Tenders. This exceptional and rare purple diamond is a 30.80-carat stone, with exquisite gemological characteristics.

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  3. Stormers move to top of SA standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Iol.co.za

    It was a weekend of drama and excitement in South Africa as the Stormers moved to the top of the local Super Rugby log and the Emirates Lions kept alive their dream of reaching the top six. The Lions beat the Cheetahs by 34-29 in an eight-try humdinger on Saturday afternoon to record their sixth victory of the season, making 2015 their second best yet but with six rounds to go.

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  4. Vodacom Cup Round 7 ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | RuggaWorld

    The top three teams in the North Section of the Vodacom Cup have all but secured their playoff spots, but the South Section is still wide open with only two rounds of pool action remaining. Two of the Xerox Golden Lions, Steval Pumas and Vodacom Blue Bulls will host quarter-finals this year, with the two teams from Gauteng in the inside lane as they have one game in hand.

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  5. Super Rugby live: Reds v HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

    APRIL 18: Samu Kerevi of the Reds during the Super Rugby match between Toyota Cheetahs and Reds at Free State Stadium on April 18, 2015 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Charle Lombard/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

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  6. Lions beat Cheetahs in thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    The Lions edged the Cheetahs 34-29 in an eight-try Super 15 thriller at Ellis Park that gave the competition a much-needed boost in South Africa. Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images The Lions edged the Cheetahs 34-29 in an eight-try Super 15 thriller at Ellis Park that gave the competition a much-needed boost in South Africa.

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  7. Lions edge Cheetahs in eight-try thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Age

    JOHANNESBURG: The Lions have edged the Cheetahs 34-29 in an eight-try Super Rugby thriller at Ellis Park that gave the competition a much-needed boost in South Africa. After several poor, yellow and red card-littered recent matches -- described by one pundit as 'torturous' to watch -- this game restored faith in imaginative South African rugby.

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  8. Edmonds Community College to send seven students to Global Leadership ...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | My Edmonds

    M arisa DuBois, Edmonds Community College Director of Student Services for Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language, has made the world seem a bit smaller by bridging the gap between the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa and Edmonds Community College. The college has been invited to send seven students to the Global Leadership Summit conference at UFS in Bloemfontein, South Africa from July 5-18.

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  9. Ghana will withdraw from COSAFA Cup if xenophobic attacks in South Africa intensifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Ghanamma.com

    According to reports in the local media, four Ghanaian were killed in Bloemfontein but the South Africa High Commission in Accra said an autopsy report revealed the Ghanaian who was found dead on the streets of Durban died of an epileptic attack. "We have not heard anything from the organisers except a message on their task from SAFA which was issued last week," Fred Pappoe, chairman of the local Black Stars management committee told Joy FM.

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  10. .com | SABC expects Motsoeneng back at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News24

    SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago has told News24 he expects to see Hlaudi Motsoeneng back at work on Friday, despite the Western Cape High Court upholding its ruling that the SABC COO be suspended. "I don't see why he shouldn't be at work because the matter is now pending.

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  11. .com | Stand for South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News24

    On the 27 of April, let us not celebrate freedom but rather let's mourn the victims of crime by marching to all centres of government across the country. Let us descend to the Union Buildings as united nation demanding that Jacob Zuma start caring for us the citizens, to the Parliament in Cape Town as one Rainbow Nation demanding law makers to take seriously our grievances, fear and pain, to the Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeal as nation committed to Justice and a belief in the rule of law, The Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg demanding that the constitution be enforced by urgencies tasked with the mandate.

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  12. Vasco da Gama ?eye cup final voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Mail & Guardian

    Inconsistent in the league and hot in the cup, the community-based side is drumming up support for the semis against Mamelodi Sundowns. First division battlers: Stanley Muishond of Vasco da Gama and Thato Sithole of Jomo Cosmos.

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  13. Super Rugby locals down to threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Mail & Guardian

    The Super Rugby season has been running for 10 weeks and some sheep have been divided from goats. It seems like a lifetime ago, but the Cheetahs were unbeaten going into week four, although that statistic needs to acknowledge that week three was a bye for Naka Drotsk's men.

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  14. Protector asked to sniff out toilet tender stinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Mail & Guardian

    As the Free State scrambles to meet its 2014-2015 deadline for the eradication of bucket latrines, a three-year, R1-billion contract to build 30?000 flush toilets in the province has come under the scrutiny of the public protector following a complaint by a whistle-blower. The complaint involves allegations that a politically connected company was awarded the tender irregularly and at a greatly inflated price.

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  15. South African side Bloemfontein Celtic issue apology to their foreign ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    South African Premier Soccer League club Bloemfontein Celtic have issued an unqualified apology to their foreign players for ongoing xenophobia attacks on foreign nationals and other PSL clubs are expected to follow their action. South Africans have embarked on wide-range xenophobia attacks on other Black foreign nationals, beating, looting and killing other African nationals living and working in the Southern Africa country.

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  16. Reds lose Hunt for Hurricanes encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | ABC News

    The Reds will be without Karmichael Hunt for Sunday's encounter against the Hurricanes but they remain confident they have the "blueprint" to bringing down the Super Rugby pace setters. Hunt has been ruled out of the Anzac Round fixture at Lang Park because of an adductor injury, which is set to sideline the code hopper for just one match.

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  17. Vodacom Cup Round 7 PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | RuggaWorld

    Vodacom Cup Pic of the Week: Clayton Blommetjies of the Toyota Free State XV and Siviwe Soyizwapi of the EP Kings contest a high ball during their high-scoring Vodacom Cup match in Bloemfontein last weekend, which the home team won 50-45. Photo By: Charl Devenish, Image SA / SARU.

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  18. .com | Nigerian men know how to take care of women - DARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | News24

    Bloemfontein The DA federal deputy chairperson Makashule Gana has called on South African men to "provide" properly for women, rather than lash out at non-nationals for "stealing" women away. Gana, one of three DA deputy federal chairs and a candidate in the running next month for DA federal chair, was speaking at a small DA rally against xenophobia at Constitution Hill, where other provincial leaders, including John Moodey, also spoke.

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  19. Narrative of conflict: pop culture vs paranoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Iol.co.za

    The photographic exhibition by twins Hasan and Husain Essop, last year's Standard Bank Young Artists for Visual Arts, finally comes to Joburg for a month-long run. It was first exhibited at the National Arts Festival and has since travelled to Port Elizabeth, Durban, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and now comes to Joburg.

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  20. Uncertainty clouds impact of new arts funding organisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Mail & Guardian

    There are fears that the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of SA is an attempt to control the industry through a centralised structure. Gita Pather says, the ANC's decision to set up the CCIFSA raises questions about the party's understanding of the arts.

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