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17 min ago | Babalu Blog

What Fidel Castro and the ANC don't want you to know about Cuba and South Africa

Open Letter from the ANC to the Communist Party of Cuba Voice of America is reporting that South Africa has launched a campaign against US sanctions on Cuba.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fidel Castro, Communist Party of Cuba, African National Congress (South Africa), US News, Conservative Political News

4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Sci-fi thriller to be shot in SA

Prisoners of War, a sci-fi thriller about humankind's last stand against an alien invasion, starring former Bond Girl Berenice Marlohe, is the latest Hollywood production set to shoot in South Africa.

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Related Topix: Quantum of Solace, Olga Kurylenko, World News, Chronicle, Alex Russell

8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

President Barack Obama, who has said he was one of the untold millions of people around the world who were inspired by Mandela's life, is set to announce the name change at a town hall-style event on Monday in Washington with several hundred young leaders from across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Obama to Rename Africa Program for Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mandela, Drama Movies, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | The Star Press

Obama to dedicate fellowship program to Nelson Mandela

President Obama is re-naming an African fellowship program in honor of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Africa, World News, Prison

9 hrs ago | News24

.com | Policeman shot at crime scene

The latest quest by right-wing Afrikaners to establish their own racially pure state by seceding from South Africa is madness, writes Kameel Premhid .

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Related Topix: Shutterstock, World News

11 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Acheulean Artefacts: Stone Age Find In Northern Cape Of South Africa

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa, have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science,

15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Phone theft syndicate arrested

Acting on a tip-off from crime intelligence, members of the Durban central field unit arrested a woman and two others who were with her when she was about to board a bus to Joburg last week.

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Related Topix: World News

20 hrs ago | News24

.com | ANC heavyweight in R1.4bn corruption scandal

The aim of any party should be to promote the welfare of the people who voted them into power, and not to undermine our constitution, writes Sizwe Mda .

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Nadine Gordimer offered a model of how to use books as social force

WYANTT COUNTS/ASSOCIATED PRESS/1990Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for literature, was a South African novelist whose anti-apartheid works were once denounced by the white-minority government in her homeland.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Arts, Literature

Daily Monitor

Fr Nnaku believes in service above self

Fr Francis Nnaku, the newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Masaka for 2014/2015 is the dean of studies at Katigondo Major Seminary in Masaka Diocese.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

News24

.com | R50 000 reward for info on Lenasia shooter

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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Iol.co.za

Botched circumcisions kill hundreds

When Percy turned 20, he decided to show the other young men in his South African village that he was a real man.

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News24

.com | Axe parolee in court for killing wife

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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Related Topix: World News

News24

.com | EFF hurts those they claim to represent - Makhura

The Economic Freedom Fighters claim to represent working class men and women yet looted their shops when they "stormed" the Gauteng provincial legislature, Premier David Makhura said on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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CEO car-clone scandal [Star, The (South Africa)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TELKOM chief executive Sipho Maseko is at the centre of an investigation into a car licence cloning scandal.

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Related Topix: Telkom SA, Telecom, World News

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Ramaphosa Must Fight for LRA's Return to Parliament

Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, must agitate for the Labour Relations Amendment Bill to be returned to Parliament if he is serious about his support for strike balloting.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Science Daily

Earlier Stone Age artifacts found in Northern Cape of South Africa

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, World News,

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Rugby referees to undergo training in South Africa

Two Kenyan rugby referees, Peris Mukoko and Victor Oduor left the country Thursday to attend a month long rugby training course at the prestigious Maties Referees Academy in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Arms Deal Cases 'Disappeared' - Cape Town Mayor

Charges laid against some individuals by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille were never followed up and disappeared, she told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

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