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15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Albert Hammond Coming to South Africa in October

The Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival and Charl van Heyningen Enterprises will present the forthcoming SA tour by chart-topping singer and songwriter, Albert Hammond , OBE who returns to South Africa for three concerts only this October.

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21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Activists urge Modise to quit

About 50 animal rights activists protested outside Parliament on Tuesday morning, demanding the resignation of National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, World News, South Africa, Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Vet 'sabotage' could save Modise's bacon

Police and SPCA officials discovered more than 50 dead pigs with the remaining 85 cannibalising on rotten carcasses on Thandi Modise's farm near Potchefstroom.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

Afrikaans theatre fails to impress

RAMBLING SATIRE: Madri 1 2 van Straten, Michelle Hoffman, Ilne Fourie, Hilletje Moller-Bashew and Chanmarie Erasmus in Don Juan Onder die Boere.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Iol.co.za

Modise 'must break her silence'

National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA said on Saturday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

NSPCA mum on probing Modise's brother

The National Council of SPCAs would on Tuesday not confirm reports that it intended investigating Thandi Modise's brother's farm following allegations of animal neglect.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

News24

.com | Worker tells of last days on Modise's farm

The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm said his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation, the Sunday Times reported.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News24

.com | Fire at Nestle factory

A fire broke out at Nestle's Cremora manufacturing factory in Potchefstroom in the North West on Friday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

PennLive.com

Powerlifting helps 69-year-old set records, 'change lives'

But the 69-year-old Harrisburg resident, who holds several weightlifting world records in his age bracket - he can bench press 330 pounds on a good day and once put up 350 pounds - isn't a powerlifter for bragging rights.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Scandal erupts over South Africa's 'farm of horrors'

The "farm of horrors," as South African media called it, quickly morphed into a political scandal.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Iol.co.za

Modise to co-operate with SPCA

National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise said on Monday she will co-operate with the investigation into the neglect of animals on her farm.

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RuggaWorld

Tempo of Coca-Cola Youth Weeks set to rise

The tempo of the Coca-Cola Youth Weeks will rise significantly on Monday as the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and Coca-Cola Academy Week players receive the opportunity to make their presence felt.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

News24

Pigs forced to eat pigs on NCOP chair's farm

Thousands gathered at the annual Durban July, the biggest horse racing event on the African continent and a high social event where celebrities dress up and watch the race.

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