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49 min ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Reuters

Nigeria vows to protect May's 'African Davos' in bomb-hit capital

Nigeria pledged on Tuesday to deploy more than 6,000 police and soldiers to protect a World Economic Forum on Africa in Abuja next month, a day after a bomb attack by suspected Islamist militants on the capital's outskirts killed dozens.

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Iol.co.za

Ebola under control now, says Guinea

Guinea's Foreign Minister Francois Fall said on Monday the West African country had brought the spread of the deadly Ebola virus under control after more than 100 people died.

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Iol.co.za

MTN, Vodacom offer R2.3bn to buy users

South Africa's Vodacom and MTN will buy mobile-phone subscribers from Nashua Mobile for 2.26 billion rand after the service provider deemed its business model unsustainable.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pipes Drums

Lyttelton Manor Gathering goes to African Skye

April 12, 2014 - The South African Pipe Band season started on a beautiful, warm autumn day, perfect for piping at the Lyttelton Manor Gathering.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Presidential Scandal Overshadows Major South African Election

South African President Jacob Zuma did not expect the refrain of his re-election campaign to become "If you're number one, you get to drive the gravy train."

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'I Did Not Fire at Reeva!' Oscar Pistorius Wails About Shooting

Oscar Pistorius broke down in the witness stand Monday as prosecutor Gerrie Nel relentlessly quizzed him about the precise details on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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