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45 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

West Africa Ebola deaths reach 1427, World Health Organisation says

Geneva: The number of deaths from Ebola has risen to 1427 in West Africa, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

4 hrs ago | Voice of America

S. African President Walks Out of Parliament Amid Chaos

Julius Malema, center, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters party stands outside Parliament after he and party members heckled South African President Jacob Zuma, Cape Town, South Africa, Aug. 21, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Polish Solidarity leader to speak in Cincinnati

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa and South Africans representing the late Nelson Mandela this weekend.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Mandela, Drama Movies, World News, Africa

12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Stabbing suspect to be observed

The man accused of fatally stabbing his wife in Bryanston, Johannesburg, will undergo mental observation, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Friday.

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16 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2]: Albie Sachs

Albie Sachs - "I'm proud of our flag ... It represents the triumph of humanity, the will to find a common basis for living together in one country."

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Iol.co.za

'A shot, screams then it went dead'

A high-flying businesswoman with luxury homes across the country has been found dead in Durban, soon after neighbours heard a muffled gunshot and screams.

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ContactMusic.com

Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbon To Join Kings Of Chaos On Tour In South Africa

Guns N' Roses spin-off supergroup Kings Of Chaos are swelling their ranks by recruiting Steven Tyler and Zz Top star Billy Gibbons for upcoming dates in South Africa.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Guns N' Roses, World News, Def Leppard, Velvet Revolver

Canada.com

Two men allegedly killed farmworker by pelting him with oranges, South African police say

On Monday morning shortly before noon, Gillian Bennett dragged a foam mattress from her home on Bowen Island to one of her favourite spots on the grass, facing a craggy rock cliff, the place she had chosen to die.

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The Independent

Office block housing elite South African police unit broken into for fifth time in three weeks

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Medical News Today

Tax on sugar sweetened drinks may reduce obesity in South Africans

A suggested tax on sugar sweetened beverages has been given more credence in a research paper by academics from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Iol.co.za

Drunk driver guilty of toddler's death

Tears streamed down the face of Amanzimtoti mom Suzette Ratcliffe as pensioner Robert Gilmore was found to have caused the accident in which her 3-year-old son was killed.

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Iol.co.za

Durban teacher held for child porn

A prominent Durban drama teacher who has taught at a string of top KwaZulu-Natal high schools - and directed or performed in numerous drama productions - has been arrested for sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Parliament to Set Up New Nkandla Committee

The National Assembly on Tuesday resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy amid protest from the DA that its mandate is too narrow.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Democratic Alliance (South Africa), African National Congress (South Africa)

Yahoo!

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa.

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Related Topix: World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Iol.co.za

Third man escaped during court shooting

A third man escaped from custody when two awaiting-trial prisoners opened fire in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

"Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Soap Opera, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Charges Dropped Against Marikana Miners

Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana were dropped in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court, north of Pretoria, on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Suspected dog smugglers granted bail

Two Angolan men suspected of smuggling dogs were released on bail of R5 000 each by the Springbok Magistrate's Court, Northern Cape police said on Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Iol.co.za

Man held after woman stabbed 50 times

A man was arrested in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Bryanston, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

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Bizcommunity

Katlego Maboe joins Ice Bucket Challenge in South Africa

Katlego Maboe, the Expresso Morning Show presenter, has joined the wave of celebrities, including President Barack Obama, in the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest viral campaign to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as motor neuron disease.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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