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Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
5 hrs ago | The Star Online
South African platinum miner Vincent Nyeleka has just moved up in the world, leaving behind a cramped hovel that he rented for a new, three-bedroom house he can call his own. "This is better.
5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A man was shot and killed in his home on the corner of Tuna Street and 8th Avenue in Valhalla Park in Cape Town on Tuesday morning, Western Cape police said. "It is alleged that three unidentified suspects entered his residence and randomly shot at him," Captain FC van Wyk said.
5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
Diamonds are associated with both South Africa and things glamorous. In South Africa the Cullinan Mine, east of Pretoria, is famous for diamonds of the huge variety, including the " Cullinan Diamond " -- which at 3,106 carets is the largest gem quality diamond ever found.
7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this photo taken on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria.
9 hrs ago | News24
Two alleged robbers have been arrested for housebreaking and theft in Kagiso, near Roodepoort, after being assaulted by residents, Gauteng police said on Tuesday. The two were arrested and admitted to a local hospital around 22:00 on Monday, police spokesperson Solomon Sibiya said.
Lesotho's leaders are planning to head to the polls early in a bid to restore political order following an attempted coup and stalled peace talks between deadlocked political parties, a South African official said on Monday. As a result of the coalition government not being "fully functional", Lesotho's leaders are planning to "shorten the mandate, of the coalition", said South Africa's International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.
'Constructing Worlds', a new exhibition at London's Barbican Centre, explores the relationship between photography and the built environment. Constructing Worlds , a new exhibition at London's Barbican Centre, explores the relationship between photography and the built environment.
South African winemakers are seeking to piggyback on the success of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with their own cheaper versions of the popular style. Speaking during a press conference at The Beautiful South tasting at Olympia last week, Jane Robertson, category development director for Accolade said: "South African whites are sexy right now.
Fresh faced and full of energy, five recent graduates sit around the conference room table. They all hail from a different African country, and they all have big dreams about revamping education in their continent for a digital era.
Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country. The Dalai Lama was to attend a summit of Nobel peace prize winners in Cape Town next month, the first-ever meeting of its kind in Africa.
Oscar Pistorius cries in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 as Judge Thokozile Masipa reads notes as she delivers her verdict in Pistorius' murder trial.
A man accused of molesting five teenaged boys is expected to appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate's Court on Monday, Gauteng police said. The 28-year-old man was arrested in Kempton Park, on the East Rand, by the family, child and sexual offences unit on Thursday, Captain Doniah Mothutsane said.
Deputy Water Minister Pamela Tshwete's house in King Williams Town, in the Eastern Cape, has been burgled, her office said in a statement on Sunday. The house was broken into on Saturday night and industrial cooking equipment including pots and cutlery were stolen, spokesman Phakamisa Hobongwana said in a statement.
Dutch police released Eliezer Berland, a rabbi who had been arrested because he is wanted for questioning in Israel in connection with alleged sex crimes. Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious seminary in Israel and a member of the Breslov Hasidic sect, was released Friday.
Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.
A man walks past an election poster of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress party in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, May 9, 2014. South Africa's ruling party condemned Israel as a nation founded on the basis of apartheid, and branded the establishment of the state a crime against humanity.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:10 pm
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