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  1. Op-Ed: Inequality before the law - Is South Africa's criminal ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    It would be a sad day if the impression is created that one law counts for the poor and another for the rich and famous," Judge Thokozile Masipa told the world last Tuesday when she sentenced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to five years behind bars. She listened carefully to the testimony of acting National Commissioner of Correctional Services Zach Modise and said she "had no reason to believe SA prisons would not be able to cater to the needs of a disabled person."

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  2. Tears of joy and sadness touch the lives of radio and television presentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bizcommunity

    While gorgeous Kaya FM 95.9 Breakfast with Bob weekday breakfast show sports presenter Sotho Meyer is looking forward to bringing her first child into the world in early December, eNCA news presenter Florence Letoaba had to hold back the tears on-set recently when having to introduce the story that Treatment Action Campaign is running short of funding. Meyer, in her usual humorous tongue in cheek style of answering questions, and who is the cover girl of the November edition of Mamas and Papas magazine, got married in December last year.

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  3. NCAA's Emmert calls North Carolina report troublingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Virginian-Pilot

    NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking. While Emmert said he would withhold final judgment until the NCAA completes its own investigation, the usually cautious former university president was downright blunt during a 20-minute interview with The Associated Press at its Indianapolis headquarters.

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  4. Mommy, come watch! I'm a SpringbokRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Iol.co.za

    Nizaam Carr hasn't been sitting on news of his selection to the Springbok squad for days - he found out about it on Monday like everybody else. "No one told me beforehand, I rushed home to get the Bok squad announcement on TV at 11.30am," Carr told the Cape Argus on Monday.

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  5. Liebenberg calls it a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | RuggaWorld

    The 32-year-old has struggled with back injuries in the last while and has decided to call it a day. He will move back to Bloemfontein to join a family business.

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  6. Joao Silva: a man torn apart by warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Iol.co.za

    Sixty images. Pictures hanging on white walls off a beige faux pine floor. There's a door to the exhibition.

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  7. Oscar Pistorius Prosecutor to Appeal Conviction and SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide - a lesser charge than the murder rap he initially faced - for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced him to five years behind bars last week.

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  8. Sabre and South African Airways sign new multi-year technology agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | PR Newswire

    The agreement provides Sabre travel agencies and corporations globally with access to the airline's full range of fares, schedules and availability including published fares sold through the airline's own website and reservations offices. "We have a long and successful partnership with South African Airways to market and sell their products and services, and to support their expansion and growth in new markets," said is an important new market for Sabre and we are especially pleased to renew our agreement at a time we are seeing strong interest from the industry."

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  9. 94.5 KLIQ-FM Hastings, Grand Island, KearneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | KLIQ-FM Hastings

    The prosecution in the trial of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has indicated it will appeal both Pistorius' culpable homicide conviction as well as his sentence. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide -- a lesser charge than the murder rap he initially faced -- for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

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  10. Kroonstad miners granted bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Iol.co.za

    Seventeen miners arrested for public violence at a diamond mine near Kroonstad appeared in court on Monday, Free State police said. The Kroonstad Magistrate's Court postponed the matter to November 26 and released them on R500 bail each, Captain Stephen Thakeng said.

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  11. Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius judgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Yahoo!

    South African prosecutors have said they will appeal the verdict and five-year jail term handed down to fallen track star Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend last year. Pistorius began a five-year prison stretch on October 21 after being found guilty of culpable homicide, a charge equivalent to manslaughter.

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  12. How I captured the Ghost of the McGregor Museum: A True Story [Greg Laden's Blog]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | ScienceBlogs

    Everything I'm about to tell you in this story is true.1 You might not want to read this story while you are alone or while sitting in the dark.2 Kimberley South Africa is said to be the most haunted city in the world, and it certainly is a city with a remarkable and dark history. The culture of Kimberley is constructed from the usual colonial framework on which are draped the tragic lives of representatives from almost every native culture from thousands of kilometers around, as well as the seemingly ubiquitous Europeans with their greed, their unexamined privilege, and their wars.

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  13. EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Washington Post

    A customs officer conducts an interview with a passenger arriving from either Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia at Washington Dulles International Airport on Oct. 16. Travelers coming to Virginia or Maryland from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be carefully monitored for signs of Ebola infection, the governors of those states announced Monday, and could be quarantined if they show symptoms. Maryland and Virginia are among six states that are conducting active monitoring, along with New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Georgia.

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  14. Virginia increases Ebola monitoring for West Africa travlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Fauquier.com

    People traveling from the West African nations of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will be subject to an active monitoring system that will determine their risk of carrying ebola and may be involuntarily quarantined, health officials announced Monday.

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  15. Pistorius Prosecutor to Appeal Conviction and SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | ABC News

    The prosecution in the trial of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has indicated it will appeal both Pistorius' culpable homicide conviction as well as his sentence. The athlete was found guilty of culpable homicide - a lesser charge than the murder rap he initially faced - for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

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  16. South African prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    South African state prosecutors said on Monday they would appeal a culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail term handed down to fallen track star Oscar Pistorius. South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is seen after his sentencing at the high court in Pretoria.

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  17. Pistorius: Prosecution appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Sky Sports

    The prosecutors will appeal against the culpable homicide conviction and five-year jail sentence handed down last week on the Olympic and Paralympic track star. "Oscar Pistorius judgement, NPA will be appealing both the conviction and sentence," NPA spokesman Nathi Mncube said on his Twitter feed.

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  18. Momentum One-Day Cup: Five talking points form the first legRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | In-depth Africa

    The first fixtures of the Momentum One-Day Cup have now come and gone. The Cobras are at the top of the table, five points clear, even after their final match was abandoned on Sunday.

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  19. Ex makes explosive discovery after splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Iol.co.za

    The ex-wife of a former air force explosives expert facing charges for illegal possession of ammunition claims that for two years, a large wooden box containing explosives followed the family around South Africa. They went from Louis Trichardt, where Franci first met Piet Kunneke in 2010 through a mutual air force acquaintance, to Bloemfontein; then from Bloemfontein to Oudtshoorn, where Kunneke wanted to buy a restaurant; and from Oudtshoorn to Brackenfell, where their marriage ended.

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  20. SA ready for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Mail & Guardian

    The health ministry is confident in its preventative measures and fallback preparations as WHO infections breach the 10 000 mark. With Ebola's infection rate breaching the 10 000-person mark, South Africa's health ministry remains confident that the country will be able to deal with any potential cases.

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