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There was "not a shred of evidence" to allegations that Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois was fired, INMSA Executive Chairman Iqbal Surve said on Monday.
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A CD4 testing machine. Research by the University of Zimbabwe shows that female patients with high CD4 counts have developed a nevirapine toxicity.
Some 60 heads of state have confirmed their attendance at this week's memorial events, including US President Barack Obama.
In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale "Frozen" cooled off "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and the lone new release "Out of the Furnace."
In this image from TV, Christo Brand the Robben Island jailer talks to The Associated Press Saturday Dec. 7, 2013, in his Cape Town home, about former South African President Nelson Mandela who was assigned to guard from 1978 until his release in 1990.
From his birth on 18 July 1918 in the village of Mvezo in the Transkei in the Eastern Cape province, Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was surrounded by influential members of the royal house of the Thembu people.
Yet Nelson Mandela, described so often as a gift, an icon, a legend and even a saint, was flawed like any other human.
South Africans gathered at Nelson Mandela's homes in Johannesburg and his rural hinterland of Qunu on Saturday to say farewell, while the government went to work planning a funeral of a scale never seen in the country before.
In 1966, Senator Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town.
In the wake of the death Thursday of former South African president Nelson Mandela , a wide variety of music artists came forward to pay tribute to the influential and beloved politician and freedom fighter.
In this March 1997 photo, South African President Nelson Mandela, left, shows the way to Britain's Princess Diana in Cape Town, South Africa, where they discussed the threat of AIDS in the country.
The largest synagogue in the Southern hemisphere - Cape Town's Green and Sea Point Hebrew Congregation - was packed to capacity last Saturday to welcome South African President-elect Nelson Mandela to a Shabbat service there.
It will be Communications Minister Yunus Carrim's responsibility to monitor state funds that were unlawfully spent on the lover of his disgraced predecessor Dina Pule, and that must be urgently calculated and reclaimed.
Mourners flocked to Cape Town's Grand Parade on Friday to pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela and pray in the place where he made his first speech after he was freed from prison.