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2 hrs ago | News24

Kasrils an enemy of the people - MKMVA

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils is an "enemy of the people" with his "No Vote" campaign, the Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association said on Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | New Vision

Return to South Africa part II: discovering Soweto

It was the fourth and last day of our stay in Johannesburg, and that day would also be the final day of the Africa Fashion Week in Pretoria.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-South African platinum firms lift wage offer to 10 pct

South African platinum producers made a new wage offer on Thursday in a bid to end a three-month strike at their mines that has hit 40 percent of global output of the industrial metal.

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Suria

Diepsloot: Where South Africa's problems...

The tavern in Diepsloot township on the outskirts of Johannesburg starts filling up early on a Friday.

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The New Zealand Herald

After Pistorius, South African media will never be the same

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is changing South Africa's media ecology. It is the country's first criminal trial to be covered fully on social media and live television, and both journalists and judges have had to learn new rules and practices on the fly.

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Nerve News

10 killed in South Africa accident

Ten people were killed in a crash involving a taxi and a truck loaded with potatoes in South Africa's Free State Thursday, police said.

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Iol.co.za

Amputee gets life sence for murder

A Mpumalanga amputee was jailed for life by the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday for shooting and killing his wife.

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Iol.co.za

Robbers kill cop at police station

A lone policeman on duty at a police station in a Boland village was shot dead on Wednesday night by criminals who robbed the station of five firearms.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Pistorius forensic expert continues testimony

Oscar Pistorius looks straight ahead as he listens to evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

DA hails 'victory for freedom of expression'

The DA's election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Zuma Corruption Scandal Dogs ANC Ahead of Elections

In just a few weeks, South Africans head to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.

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Live Science

'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.

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News24

Zuma booed at Limpopo rally

President Jacob Zuma was booed while on stage during the ANC's election rally at Malamulele, Limpopo, on Wednesday, according to reports.

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News24

Mkhize: South Africans trust the ANC

Johannesburg - South Africans have confidence in the governing African National Congress, party treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

War Horse Makes South African Premiere, Oct. 22

The global theatre phenomenon, WAR HORSE will be making its South African premire later this year, beginning with a season at The Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg in October before transferring to the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town in December.

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WGBH

'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

In 1893, in the bustling seaside city of Durban, South Africa - then under British colonial rule - a young lawyer stepped off a ship from India, eager to try his professional luck far away from home.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Bail for highway toddler's mom

A 19-year-old woman whose son was found wandering on the N1 freeway near the Grasmere offramp was granted bail in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, said Gauteng traffic police.

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The Olympian

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

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Examiner.com

Durban's King Shaka wins best regional airport as South Africa sweep awards

The Airports Company of South Africa has made a clean sweep in the 2014 Skytrax World Airport Awards with Joburg's OR Tambo International, Durban's King Shaka International Airport - and Cape Town International taking top honors.

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Iol.co.za

Man killed while fleeing attacker

A man was killed while trying to run away from an alleged robber in Parkdene, George, Western Cape police said on Tuesday.

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