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34 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

'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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Indybay.org

KPFA WorkWeek on April 14, 2014 To Interview South Africa NUMSA Treasurer Mphumzi Maqungo

South Africa NUMSA Treasurer Mphumzi Maqungo will be interviewed on KPFA WorkWeek on April 14 2014 between 8 & 9 AM.

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Iol.co.za

Anglo mulls sale of strike-hit mines

Anglo American's chief executive has hinted that the mining titan is looking to offload its strike-hit South African platinum mines to concentrate on open-cast extraction.

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News24

Minister: Call for spoilt-vote treacherous

Those calling on voters to spoil their ballots in next month's elections are being "irresponsible and treacherous", government said on Monday.

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The Independent

South Africa's very different legal tradition can explain the Pistorius reports

The high-profile nature of trial in South Africa has shown how in some parts of the world there is much greater permissiveness about how proceedings can be covered It has become common to hear people say of British newspapers that they more or less do as they please, unconstrained by legal or regulatory obligations.

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Brics Summit: Roar Africa Ceo Identifies Vital Initiatives for South Africa's Tourism Economy

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Defending the Indefensible - How Nkandla Is Killing the ANC's Vibe

The ANC might have set out to tell its good story, but it is becoming more and more difficult task.

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Iol.co.za

Calling all breast-implant victims

A pain down her side this is how a South African woman first found she is among scores of people across the world who received "inferior" quality breast implants.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Iol.co.za

Love row ends in fatal stabbing

A man was stabbed to death on Sunday during an alleged fight over a woman at a hostel in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

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Sydney Morning Herald

DJs stores going compact

As South African retail giant Woolworths plans to take over David Jones, Financial Review Sunday talks to the company's boss Ian Moir about the bidder's intentions.

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Greenwich Citizen

Combative prosecutor makes mark in Pistorius trial

State prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, questions Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014.

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