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19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Man jailed for deadly attack on family

A Northern Cape man has been sentenced to 28 years in jail by the Gariep Periodical Court in Upington for killing his mother and his grandmother's boyfriend, and assaulting his grandmother and uncle, police said on Wednesday.

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19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Pakistanis bust with perlemoen

Two men were arrested in Kimberley after they were found in possession of perlemoen with an estimated value of R76 000, Northern Cape police said on Wednesday.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Schools face power, water cuts

Several schools in Kimberley could be without water and electricity from Thursday following non-payment of municipal rates by the Department of Public Works, which owes the Sol Plaatje Municipality more than R26 million.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Acheulean Artefacts: Stone Age Find In Northern Cape Of South Africa

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa, have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Iol.co.za

Grade R increasing inequality gap

Instead of reducing inequalities in education, Grade R has further widened the gap between children from impoverished and affluent schools, according to newly released research using data from 18 102 South African schools.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Iol.co.za

Interim earnings decline by 16% at Kumba

Operators repair a broken limiter on a stacker belt at Kumba's Kolomela mine in the Northern Cape.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Diamonds.net

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

Iol.co.za

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

Iol.co.za

'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

Iol.co.za

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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Le Monde diplomatique

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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Iol.co.za

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

Hispanic Business

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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Iol.co.za

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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News24

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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Hispanic Business

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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