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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

In 1893, in the bustling seaside city of Durban, South Africa - then under British colonial rule - a young lawyer stepped off a ship from India, eager to try his professional luck far away from home.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mail & Guardian

A moment with author, activist Zuleikha Mayat

Anti-apartheid activist Zuleikha Mayat, who is also renowned for her cookbook "Indian Delights", reflects on the country's 20-year democracy.

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News24

LRC to make submissions on intermediaries

Johannesburg - The Legal Resource Centre will be making oral submissions to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in a sexual assault case against businessman Stewart Hewitt.

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Terfel's SA Opera tour de force

GRAMMY, Classical Brit and Gramophone award-winning opera star Bryn Terfel will soon be embarking on a tour of South Africa, including a stop-over in Durban.

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Wounded taxi boss fought off attackers

A brave taxi boss chased off his attackers after being shot in the arm by while driving in eMachobeni in Inanda outside Durban.

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News24

Schoolboy dies after being hit by taxi

News24 has launched the latest update to their Elections 2014 platform - comprehensive interactive election results maps that work across all web and mobile devices.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BayStreet.ca

St-Georges Signs Conditional Purchase Agreement

Montreal, QB / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2014 / St-Georges Platinum and Base Metals Ltd. is pleased to report that it has entered into a conditional purchase agreement with Copper Dynasty Corp. and Zhongda Power Fuel Co.

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New Vision

AU calls for investment in agric

By Prossy Nandudu Lack of modern technology for agricultural practice is to blame for the low production of food on the African continent.

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Warning over theft of dogs

Dog owners in KwaZulu-Natal have been urged to lock their gates as dogs are again disappearing, possibly stolen for use in dog fighting rings in the province and across the border.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ship Carrying Whale Meat To Japan Skips Durban Port To Avoid Protestors

A ship from Iceland carrying 2,000 tonnes of endangered fin whale meat has skipped the port of Durban after a campaign to protest against whaling gained momentum.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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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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News24

Kids want adults to take fewer risks on road

The "Nkandla SMS" and the " Ayisafani TV advert" were deliberate, and I must say, successful attempts of DA playing victim, says Esethu Hasane .

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'I'm staying at home at taxpayers' expense'

Advocate Mlandeli Nkosi has been sitting at home for almost six months, pocketing taxpayers' money, while he could be productive at work.

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Hits, misses in rush for radio licences

Former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni, soccer legend Lucas Radebe, veteran broadcasters Ernest Pillay and Thomas Kwenaite, and Supersport anchor Carol Tshabalala are among the prominent South Africans who have failed to land lucrative radio licences.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

RuggaWorld

SR: Lions 0, Cell C Sharks 0

They are going up against a team with the ability to punish any mistakes, especially through the boot of flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff - who has an astonishing 92 percent strike rate with the boot.

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Mail & Guardian

Don't be afraid of 'swart gevaar' tactics, says Zuma

Zuma addressed a crowd of about 3 000 people at Vygieskraal Stadium in Athlone, a coloured area in the Cape Flats in Cape Town.

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Zimbabwe Situation

Shock 2018 vote claims

There are shocking claims that seven large containers, allegedly carrying materials which the opposition says is meant to manipulate and rig the crucial 2018 national elections, are on their way to Zimbabwe from Israel.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Gauteng pays after forced sterilisation for HIV-positive woman

The Gauteng health department has agreed to pay almost half-a-million rand to an HIV-positive woman after she was coercively sterilised.

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Acting judge in hot water over paternity row

A Durban magistrate who has refused to acknowledge paternity in a child maintenance dispute will no longer sit as an acting judge in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Comair: Kenya Airways ties up with kulula.com

Kenya Airways, sub-Saharan Africa's third-largest airline, has entered a codeshare partnership with Comair's kulula.com to give its customers better connectivity in South Africa.

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