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Trans Hex Sells Pioneer Minerals for $3M

The Trans Hex Group agreed to sell its 100 percent interest in subsidiary Pioneer Minerals Ltd. for about $3.3 million to Bondeo 140 CC.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Manhunt for Northern Cape serial rapist

Kimberley police have launched a massive manhunt for a "smooth-talking, fresh smelling" serial rapist, believed to have already raped 15 women in the Northern Cape.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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'The Afrikaans community had no say'

MANY television viewers in the Northern Cape who do not have access to SABC3 due to poor signals, will no longer be able to watch the Afrikaans news as well as many other Afrikaans programmes.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Smuggling plan goes up in smoke

A man was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes worth R200 000 from Nambia into South Africa on Tuesday morning, Northern Cape police said.

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North of Limpopo

When Mungo Soggot moved from journalism to writing non-public intelligence and investigation reports for corporate clients and investors, he made a miraculous discovery: he could pay his sources for information.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

BBC News

Bloodhound Diary: Sitting pretty

A British team is developing a car that will be capable of reaching 1,000mph . Powered by a rocket bolted to a Eurofighter-Typhoon jet engine, the vehicle will mount an assault on the world land speed record.

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NCape municipality ordered to pay widow

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has instructed the Sol Plaatje municipality in the Northern Cape to pay a widow whose husband was owed disability pension monies, her office said on Monday.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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South Africa : Afdb gives approval loan to help construct solar plant in South Africa

The loan is division of a required for the set up of the power plant. The facility will be constructed by a consortium led by a Spanish firm .

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DA, ANC react to by-elections

The ANC and DA have thanked South Africans for participating in by-elections held in 20 wards across six provinces on Wednesday.

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Mom, toddler killed in crash, older kids survive

Employers are insured against medical expenses of work related accidents, yet many people have no proper recourse when getting injured at work, writes Rudy Maritz .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Namibia: SWAKARA to Increase Its Exports to Denmark

The slaughter and export of SWAKARA products to Copenhagen in Denmark will soon be increased to 300 000, the Manager of the government's Gellap Ost Research Station near Keetmanshoop has announced.

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AfDB Approves Loan for South African Solar Project

The new parabolic trough solar plant, Xina Solar One, will be located alongside KaXu Solar One, and according to said in a recent statement that Xina Solar One would produce sufficient clean energy to power approximately 90 000 households while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by up to 315 000 tons annually.

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By-elections in six provinces

"A total of 20 wards will be contested by 55 candidates, representing eight political parties and four independent candidates," spokeswoman Kate Bapela said in a statement on the IEC website.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Kuruman kids must go to school: premier

Northern Cape premier Sylvia Lucas on Wednesday tried to convince Kuruman residents to allow children to return to school, her spokeswoman said.

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