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Soweto, South Africa News

Local news for Soweto, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Africa: A Visit to Modern-Day Soweto

Soweto is one of South Africa's oldest townships. Formerly home to Nelson Mandela and the center of anti-apartheid protests in 1976, it now attracts tourists from all over the world.

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19 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Stanley McChrystal Recalls Fallout From Rolling Stone Article

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal penned an op-ed Tuesday in which he addressed his fall from grace while serving as the commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, South Africa, Africa, Hamid Karzai

Yesterday | Examiner.com

Satanic crime? On the Moganetsi and Rathazayo murder investigation

Johannesburg's George Khoza Secondary School was were an accused boy went to school; the crime was the alleged murder of two Dobsonville, Soweto girls: Thandeka Moganetsi, 14 yrs and Chwayita Rathazayo, 15 yrs.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Girlfriend killed after lover's quarrel

A 29-year-old man allegedly shot dead his girlfriend in Zola, Soweto, after an argument, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Madonsela rattles the ANC

Now she's at loggerheads with the ruling party after exposing alleged wrongdoing by top politicians including President Jacob Zuma.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Reuters

South Africa's "spaza" shops suffer as big retail rolls in

In this corner of South Africa's black township of Soweto, the biggest building used to be the Catholic church.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Huffington Post

Obama Offers Easter, Passover Message

In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renewal.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

'My lady': the woman who will decide Pistorius' fate

Talk to South Africans and many will tell you the "most incredible sight" on display at the trial of Oscar Pistorius is not their country's favourite son in the dock charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, but that of the black woman who will decide his fate.

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Suria

Soweto: From bullets to BMWs

Sunday afternoon is showtime in Soweto, a time when it seems everyone in South Africa's iconic township is out on the streets strutting their stuff.

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Suria

Diepsloot: Where South Africa's problems...

The tavern in Diepsloot township on the outskirts of Johannesburg starts filling up early on a Friday.

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News24

Teens appear for Soweto schoolgirls' murder

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Bizcommunity

Broadcaster lifts ban on DA adverts

The SABC has cleverly averted a potentially embarrassing verdict over the decision to ban several DA election adverts by agreeing to flight them, pending an indefinite postponement.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Shaped and shafted by the city

Mark Gevisser's memoir of growing up in Jo'burg is sweeping in its range and ambition, but falls short on ordinary details and a sense of humour.

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Mail & Guardian

Zuma booed at Limpopo rally despite promises

Residents in Malamulele have booed President Jacob Zuma at a rally when he told them their grievances would be attended to.

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News24

Victory requires hard work - ANC

"We need to work hard in order to get a two-thirds majority after 7 May," ANC Gauteng chair Paul Mashatile told residents of Aaron Motsoaledi informal settlement in Soweto.

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News24

Mkhize: South Africans trust the ANC

Johannesburg - South Africans have confidence in the governing African National Congress, party treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Soweto funds paid for Nkandla - Maimane

Security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home were paid for with money meant for housing and basic services in Soweto, DA Gauteng premier candidate Mmusi Maimane said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

UJ student found safe after kidnap

A University of Johannesburg student kidnapped from the university's Soweto campus was found unharmed on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Huffington Post

Obama To Meet With Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh

The White House says the May 5 visit by the third-term president of the East African nation recognizes the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Djibouti.

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Iol.co.za

Protests in Olievenhoutbosch, Soweto

Gauteng saw two protest actions in Olievenhoutbosch in Centurion and in Soweto as residents protested and blocked roads on Tuesday, Gauteng traffic police said.

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