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3 hrs ago | News24

.com | Free State DA launches public health survey

Why do some people prefer to stay ignorant about politics, while others explode when you mention some of our leaders' faults? asks Gomotsegang Motswatswe .

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7 hrs ago | News24

.com | Ex-Cope treasurer in court for money laundering

Why do some people prefer to stay ignorant about politics, while others explode when you mention some of our leaders' faults? asks Gomotsegang Motswatswe .

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11 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

4-year-old boy dies after being dragged from stolen vehicle in South Africa

In this photo taken July 20, 2014, Chantel and Elwin Morris pose with a photo of their son, Taegrin, at their home in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.

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15 hrs ago | News24

.com | Killing of hijacked boy a heartless act - premier

Why do some people prefer to stay ignorant about politics, while others explode when you mention some of our leaders' faults? asks Gomotsegang Motswatswe .

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17 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

4-year-old boy dies in South Africa carjacking

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for a man who died after an apparent police chokehold.

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19 hrs ago | Reuters

Amplats to sell strike-hit South Africa mines

The mines account for over half of the company's workforce but only a quarter of production and their viability was dealt a blow when miners won pay increases of up to 20 percent.

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21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Little boy dragged to death outside hijacked car in S.Africa

A four-year-old boy trapped by his seatbelt was dragged to his death behind a hijacked car in South Africa, leaving his traumatised mother screaming at the side of the road, police and media said Monday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

Hijackers kill four-year-old boy

A four-year-old boy has died after being dragged outside a hijacked car in Boksburg, Gauteng police said on Sunday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Paul Casserly: Racist comedy - what are the rules?

I laughed out loud many times during the first episode of the school yard comedy Jonah from Tonga , even as I wondered if the mad genius of Chris Lilley may have gone to the same well one time too many.

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News24

.com | Three killed in North West crash

It is embarrassing to see current leadership that do not even live by Madiba's values brag and talk confidently about their 67 minutes, says Noluvuyo Mpekelana .

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Iol.co.za

Five rhino poachers arrested

Five rhino poachers - one left injured after a shoot-out - have been arrested at the Phinda Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

'The Other Man' - South Africa: film profiles last apartheid leader

He was South Africa's last white president, overshadowed by Nelson Mandela when they plotted the historic transition to a multi-racial democracy for which both men won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

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West Australian

South Africa union war follows old pattern on new turf

When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there had no idea it was coming.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Reason Spuriously Accused by Conspiracy Theorist of Institutionally ...

How thin is Ames's case? Among his handful of supposedly damning citations, mined from a searchable archive that has dozens of other pieces about South Africa, is this glowing December 1980 profile of Leon Luow, who was an anti-apartheid activist .

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Future African leaders get a crash course in U.S. history

Irene Ikomu of Uganda, left, Rumbidzai Dube of Zimbabwe, center, and Alora Jiang of China share a laugh and some local fare during a cookout Wednesday, July 16, 2014, for a group of young African leaders visiting the College of William & Mary for two weeks as part of a White House initiative.

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CBS Local

Canton Teacher Hopes To Bring Learning, Technology To South African Students

Achieve Charter Academy in Canton, Michigan is sending one of its teachers, Kim Jaster to Cape Town, South Africa to teach students at Cape Academy of Math, Science and Technology about solar cars and their relationship with alternative energy.

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Hindustan Times

Water problems lead to riots deaths in South Africa

Three babies who died from drinking tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to the tiny white minority.

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News24

.com | Modies must avail herself for probe - DA

Our leaders open their mouths to speak, but out comes the voice and rhetoric of the colonist - full of empty promises, says Matome Letsoalo .

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Philly.com

Temple students join Mandela Day in South Africa

Norman Nobela, a 21-year-old Soweto resident, traveled a few blocks from home to pitch in at yesterday's Mandela Day of Service, an annual event similar to the Martin Luther King Day of Service in Philadelphia.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Independent

When Ginn Fourie's daughter died in a terrorist attack in South...

When Ginn Fourie's daughter died in a terrorist attack in South Africa she was determined to track down the killer - but not for revenge Ginn's daughter Lyndi was 23 years old when she was shot during an early New Year celebration in a Cape Town pub in 1993 Susie Mesure writes interviews, news and features for the Independent on Sunday, Independent ... (more)

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