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1 min ago | Mail & Guardian

The PIC favours platinum shares over gold

Despite tough times of late for South Africa's platinum sector the Public Investment Corporation is betting on the precious metals' comeback.

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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Op-Ed: Hunger in the Land of Enough

Despite being a middle-income country, South Africa has a long and shameful history of those in power ignoring the needs and the interests of the majority.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: First Urban Mall Thusong Service Centre to Open

As part of Public Service Month, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will this morning launch the Maponya Thusong Service Centre at the Maponya Mall, in Soweto.

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Ghanamma.com

Anti-Terrorism: Jonathan, African Leaders To Meet In Kenya Monday

President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital Monday to participate in a meeting of the African Union's Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in the East African country on Tuesday.

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In-depth Africa

President Sata wants Zambians in diaspora to support PF's agenda to tranform Zambia-Chikonde

FILE: President Sata with First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba and Zambia's High Commissioner to South Africa Muyeba Chikonde leaves Hyatt Hotel in South Africa PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged Zambians living in the diaspora to support the Patriotic Front Government's agenda of transforming Zambia into a middle income country by the year 2030.

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The Republic

Lesotho prime minister in S. Africa for safety

Lesotho's prime minister fled to South Africa in fear for his safety and will now meet with leaders of the region there to seek peace, he said Sunday.

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KAUZ

Lesotho leaders to meet South African president

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Uganda News Picks

$75,000 Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs 2014 Finalists

For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha Prize finalists from Togo and Ivory Coast Five young women are among the 12 finalists in the running for the $75,000 prize money that will be awarded on 23 September 2014, and will fly to Johannesburg from DRC, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Court Rules Against Lengthy Detention of Illegal Migrants

The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the South Gauteng High Court judgement on the detention of illegal foreigners at the Lindela Deportation Facility.

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Iol.co.za

Media are following EFF's storyboard

It's easy to forget that 94 out of every 100 voters in the May general election did not choose the Economic Freedom Fighters .

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Deseret News

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

Lesotho voters wait outside a polling station in the Machache district of Lesotho, some 60 kms east of the capital Maseru, Saturday May 26, 2012.

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Iol.co.za

Local actor gets plum video role

Video games have for years offered intricate storylines and graphics to rival the best special effects of movies and TV series, and now Sony has decided to cash in by producing a network-exclusive show starring South Africa's own Sharlto Copley.

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Iol.co.za

Joburg says NO to e-tolls

The City of Joburg has delivered a damning assessment of the e-tolling system in its submission to the Gauteng premier's advisory panel.

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In-depth Africa

SA's landless blacks: Why does the impasse continue?

Squatter camps, like the Mandela squatter camp which was in Diepkloof and later moved to Durban Deep near Roodepoort on the West Rand, are clear evidence that South Africa is in need of a land redistribution exercise to right the wrongs of apartheid Pusch Commey IT was in 1652 when people of European descent began to systematically drive Africans ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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Norwalk Citizen News

Zimbabwe 1st lady roils political scene with entry

In this Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 file photo Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace greet the crowd during birthday marking Mugabe's 90th birthday, in Marondera, Zimbabwe.

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Iol.co.za

Gauteng Gig Guide - August 29, 2014

Arno Jordaan with Francois and Landman at Rafter's, cnr Garsfontein Drive and Blesbok St, Pretoria East .

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Stars and Stripes

South Africa: 4 guilty in murder attempt on Rwandan general

A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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Voice of America

South Africa Finds 4 Guilty of Shooting Rwandan Exile

A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.

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Iol.co.za

Four guilty of plot to kill Rwandan general

A South African court on Friday convicted four men of attempting to murder a Rwandan former general who had fled after falling out with the east African country's strongman, Paul Kagame.

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