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South Africa Mourns Mandela
As heads of state and tens of thousands of mourners converge on South Africa to pay their respects to the late leader, regular citizens are grappling with Madiba's legacy.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Nelson Mandela influenced generations of South Africans
Nelson Mandela arrives to address a mass rally on Feb. 25, 1990, shortly after his release from prison in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Raped baby transferred to Universitas
The six-week-old baby raped in Galeshewe, Kimberley, has been referred to the Universitas Academic Hospital in Bloemfontein, the Free State health department said on Friday.
Reflect on Mandela's life, Africa urged
Zimbabwean Justice Minister Emerson Mnangagwa has reportedly denied reports that prisoners in the country's jails are starving to death due to government's failure to feed them.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's rights activist, dies
His successful struggle against South Africa's apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a symbol for human rights.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Health: BusaMed to build hospitals
BusaMed, one of South Africa's first black-owned health-care groups, has secured R1 billion to build four new private hospitals in the Western Cape, Free State and Gauteng.
SA farm's star turn
Christopher Torr, who wrote the script for the movie Stuur Groete aan Mannetjies Roux, was looking for a specific kind of farm on which to set the film.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Poorism diminishes tragedy of poverty
Among travel fads such as food-centric vacations and eco-tourism, one new trend stands out for its blatant disregard and lack of respect for local residents.
Resort brings new meaning to idea of slumming it
Getting bored with your typical 4-star luxury vacation? Who needs a soaking tub and Egyptian cotton sheets when you can live like an impoverished villager in a South African slum.
Love triangle blamed for family poisoning
As e-tolls go live in Gauteng, we take a look back at the court cases, public outcry and process leading up to this day.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The shanty town where rich tourists can act poor
FOR $90 a night, the rich can live the poor life in this bizarre tourist attraction.
Zuma appoints new judges
President Jacob Zuma has appointed new judges to the high court, labour court and the electoral court, the Presidency said on Sunday.
Sunday musings: Perils of pet air travel, TSA and liquids, fake slums for tourists
Somethings to think about - overnight in a slum , pets dying on planes regularly and a future scanner for liquid explosives.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Walking in the young steps of heroes
In a film with a cast of millions, sometimes even the most important of figures can be lost on the cutting-room floor or play a smaller role than originally intended.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Poverty Tourism: Shanty Town for a unique accommodation experience
For your next poverty tourism vacation, consider South Africa's Emoya Luxury Hotel & Spa's Shanty Town experience.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Global Voices Online
Wealthy Tourists Can Now 'Experience Poverty' in Fake South African Slum
Emoya Private Game Reserve, Conference Centre and Spa in Bloemfontein, South Africa has created a fake slum for wealthy tourists to experience slum life "within the safe environment of a private game reserve."
SAPS can probe crimes outside SA
Matric pupils writing their final dramatic arts paper were asked to describe how an actor could portray the rape of a baby by using a broomstick and a loaf of bread.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police given time to investigate rape claims
The case against a Free State man accused of raping his two daughters has been postponed in the Bloemfontein Sexual Offences Court to next year.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Mail & Guardian
Krejcir employee's ID fraud case postponed
The court will hear on Friday how Bulgarian national Ivan Savov, a manager at Radovan Krejcir's Money Point business, secured an SA ID document.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Man arrested for shooting Free State cop
Not only is Julius Malema a sleek, unqualified political strategic planner, he knows how to give "big players" a run for their money, says Karabo Moiloa.