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Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

The new TVC tells the story of the unlikely meeting of four ministerial cavalcades at a single intersection at the same time.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

'The worst flooding in 10 years'

A week of rain has ended, with the last of three storm fronts that swept across the Western Cape clearing up.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, World News,

Norwalk Citizen News

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace greet the crowd during birthday marking Mugabe's 90th birthday, in Marondera, Zimbabwe.

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Bizcommunity

Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women

On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day, with editorial assistance from learners from Manenberg who are part of the Rock Girl Resilient Girls programme.

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Stars and Stripes

South Africa: 4 guilty in murder attempt on Rwandan general

A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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Voice of America

South Africa Finds 4 Guilty of Shooting Rwandan Exile

A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.

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Iol.co.za

Four guilty of plot to kill Rwandan general

A South African court on Friday convicted four men of attempting to murder a Rwandan former general who had fled after falling out with the east African country's strongman, Paul Kagame.

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National Review Online

Edward C. Green: AIDS in South Africa

The article assumes that success in bringing down HIV prevalence has been due mostly to greater access to AIDS drugs.

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KSWO

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Air Accidents, Prison

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newsday

5 free things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

In Baldwin road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between Milburn Ave and Grand Ave In Baldwin road construction.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel, Hempstead, NY, Cape Town, South Africa Travel

MSN Money

Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in U.S. courts.

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Iol.co.za

Protector saddened by personal attacks

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is saddened by the personal attacks she has had to endure since she took office, she said on Thursday.

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Voice of America

'Beefy' Waiters Strut Across South Africa's Social Boundaries

"I'd say seven out of ten clients now are women," said one of the Beefcakes boys introduced onstage.

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ABC News

5 Free Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a "bergie" .

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WTOP-FM Washington

South African court orders release of Zuma tapes

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the release of allegedly secretly recorded audio tapes about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

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INAUTONEWS

Audi R8 GT hits Range Rover Evoque in South Africa

The driver of an Audi R8 GT has ran a red light and crashed into a Range Rover Evoque, in South Africa, destroying both vehicles.

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The Straits Times

Theatre Review: Mies Julie is a potent mix of race, class and sex set in South Africa

When wars on race, class and sexuality have been fought, with some concessions won and boundaries erased, perhaps the greatest remaining scandal, and tragedy, is for people to be paralysed by their newfound freedom.

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Iol.co.za

SA court may free alleged Polish crime boss

A Polish man wanted in his home country for a range of crimes may evade deportation from South Africa if a Polish interpreter is not found for his court case, Beeld reported on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sapu's Xhosa complaint premature: MEC

Complaints over a recommendation that Cape Town police officers should speak Xhosa are premature, Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato said on Wednesday.

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