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20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Man held for Meadowlands murders

A 33-year-old man wanted in connection with a couple's murder in Meadowlands, Soweto, handed himself over to police on Tuesday, Gauteng police said.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Streets alive with SA music

IF YOU take into account that there were three South African productions on at the Edinburgh International Festival , that's quite extraordinary.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Blaze claims life of 10-year-old

Two of his grandchildren are in hospital, while a third, 10-year-old Simphiwe, was caught in a blaze after his Diepkloof, Soweto, home caught fire.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bizcommunity

Adclick Africa Media Group launches Mzansi Post

It has been well documented that the South African black middle class is on the rise and this development has provided the economy with an opportunity for growth.

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Mail & Guardian

Zim ConCourt finds criminal defamation is 'unconstitutional'

Zimbabwe's Con Court has held that a law criminalising defamation is unconstitutional, saying civil remedies were A preferable to criminal penalties.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Namibian

a Chiefs set up MTN 8 Derby final showdown with Pirates (Sport

Even their leaders lack leadership quality. a WHY not introduce Basic Income Grant as a constitutional right? Because nowadays one cannot live anymore without at least a certain small amount.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Iol.co.za

Female cops arrest 60 drunk drivers

As part of commemorating woman's month, female police officers arrested 60 drunk drivers during roadblocks around Johannesburg, metro police said on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

A walk on the wild side in Zimbabwe

ADORABLE BABY LIONS: It's kind of like they took a kitten and crossed it with a savage animal too naive to realise it will one day be able to maul you and feast on your carcass.

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Iol.co.za

Ex-cop rents police uniforms to crooks

An ex-policeman was arrested in Soweto, Johannesburg, on Friday morning for allegedly renting out police uniforms to criminals, police said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Art fair or just opportunist?

Galleries may thrive but will the planned Art Week, FNB Joburg Art Fair and Arts Alive festivities have any greater social or cultural ramifications? Joseph Gaylard: 'What the Art Fair and now the Art Week have done is to strategically position the city as a continental and emergent global centre for consumption.'

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Iol.co.za

Mom to get R6.1m after birth complications

A Soweto mother whose 5-year-old daughter is partially blind and has severe cerebral palsy due to a lack of oxygen resulting from birth complications, is set to receive R6.1 million from the Gauteng MEC for Health.

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News24

.com | Police: Hawks break-in done by regular visitors

Johannesburg - Police believe that a break-in at the offices of the Hawks and Interpol was done by people who regularly visit the building, they said on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bizcommunity

The Marketing Kraal drives awareness for OpenView HD

Utilising cost-effective container advertising, the outdoor advertising campaign is not only increasing brand awareness but is also assisting in driving sales for the recently launched OpenView HD platform.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Vodacom to invest ZAR1bn in Gauteng network upgrades

South African telco Vodacom has announced that it is planning to invest ZAR1 billion in order to upgrade its wireless network infrastructure in the province of Gauteng, TechCentral reports.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

A man cycles past a billboard featuring Sophie Ndaba, an actor who played the Queen Moroka character in "Generations," soap opera displayed on the street in Soweto, South Africa, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Daily Kos

Ferguson is Soweto

"Detroit like Johannesburg," Gil Scott-Heron sang, and a movement echoed, a generation or so ago.

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Mail & Guardian

Art Week busts on to the Johannesburg culture scene

The onset of spring in the city sees the start of Arts Alive month, Art Week and the annual FNB Joburg Art Fair.

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News24

.com | Suspected hijacker shot dead by cops

A man was shot dead by police who were trying to retrieve a hijacked vehicle in Dobsonville, Soweto, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

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News24

.com | Irregular spending a regular failing of this government

What are even more troubling are the allegations that the ANC in the City of Johannesburg is using its council majority to try to sweep the scandal under the carpet.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Iol.co.za

Frightening new HIV stats shock

More than 6.4 million South Africans are living with HIV - that's the Moses Mabhida Stadium filled to capacity 100 times - with almost 400 000 new infections recorded last year, according to new statistics.

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