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12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

What the law has to say about evictions

The recent spate of evictions in the Western Cape must make the right to housing ring hollow for those left homeless, writes Sandra Liebenberg.

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16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Buses Set Alight, Drivers Beaten

Seven buses were set alight and four others badly damaged in a protest in Nyanga, Cape Town, on Monday morning, Golden Arrow Bus Services said.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Times

South African forces not involved in Lesotho coup: authorities

CAPE TOWN: The South African Department of Defence on Sunday refuted reports that its special forces had helped foil a coup in Lesotho.

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The New Zealand Herald

Preview: The Sound of Music

Penny Lewis travelled to Singapore to see The Sound of Music ahead of the show opening in Wellington and Auckland.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Viljoen's the Kingmakers a Fascinating and Lightning Paced Character Study

THE KINGMAKERS is a new play from Louis Viljoen, the award-winning playwright who wrote CHAMP and THE FRONTIERSMEN, the latter of which will be returning to Capetonian stages when the Cape Town Fringe Festival is launched this year in September.

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Ellon Times

New Minister welcomed at Kintore

The Induction Service for Rev. Neil Meyer, the new Parish Minister of Kintore, took place on Friday, , led by Gordon Presbytery Moderator Rev.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

ProgrammableWeb.com

Today in APIs: Appy Pie Launches API to Build Augmented Reality Apps

App Builder Appy Pie has launched an API that will enable users to created augmented reality apps with the Wikitude SDK.

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Iol.co.za

Experts cool on Brics bank benefits

While the South African government plans to invest $2 billion in the new Brics bank, industry players this week questioned whether it would benefit the local economy.

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Iol.co.za

Woolworths boss seal David Jones deal

As Woolworths chief executive Ian Moir prepared to close the biggest deal of his life -- the $2 billion acquisition of Australian retailer David Jones - he was hospitalised for back surgery.

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Billboard

U.K. Group Rallies Musicians, Writers and Performers to...

Newly formed U.K. protest group Artists' Assembly Against Austerity are calling on musicians, writers, artists and performers to voice their opposition against government cuts in public and voluntary services.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Park Record

Acres of Love fundraiser will feature The Shadowboxers

The Shadowboxers, a soul-pop group that is currently being produced by Justin Timberlake, will headline a fundraiser for the Park City Chapter of Acres of Love on Friday, Sept.

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SPACE.com

LIGO Generations

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Iol.co.za

Sanral welcomes Winelands toll ruling

A court ruling regarding the disclosure of court papers in the N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway project was welcomed by the SA National Roads Agency Limited on Friday.

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BBC News

Africa in pictures: 22-28 August 2014

People gather at a window on Friday to watch those taking part in the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Festival in the south-western Nigerian state of Osun.

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Iol.co.za

Row over sex play to air in public

A controversy over a play about sexual harassment and its writer has so divided theatre circles that it is to be discussed by prominent members of the fraternity at a public event on Monday.

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Bizcommunity

Inspiring girls with stories of South African Women

On Saturday, 30 August, thirty authors, illustrators, and editors will collaborate to write ten biographies of extraordinary South African women in one day, with editorial assistance from learners from Manenberg who are part of the Rock Girl Resilient Girls programme.

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Iol.co.za

Views on e-tolls are polarised

Johannesburg - "We don't want to go the way of the Eskom model where they need R200 billion to get us out of a mess."

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

Westinghouse challenges Eskom nuclear contract

Westinghouse Electric Company said on Thursday it had filed a legal challenge in a South African court to reopen the bidding process for a generator contract awarded to French rival Areva.

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Iol.co.za

Madonsela extends olive branch to ANC

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Thursday called on the ANC to contain the tension between the party and her office.

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Voice of America

'Bad Mannered' South Africans Go Back to School

The luxurious grounds of La Chatelet in Johannesburg's Sandhurst suburb are now a school for those seeking impeccable table manners and other social skills.

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