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59 min ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | News24

Teens appear for Soweto schoolgirls' murder

Not only can you stay up to date with the latest elections news, you can also get notification of results during the results phase with our easy-to-use app.

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20 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Counterpunch

South Africa Today: Apartheid by Another Name

MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Huffington Post

Samantha Power: Talks With Iran Continue Amid Outrage Over Ambassador Pick

The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says talks about Iran's nuclear program are continuing undisturbed by Washington's decision to block Tehran's ambassador to the diplomatic body.

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Bottles fly as DA, ANC clash in Soweto

The DA's march in Zola, Soweto, was marred by on-the-side squabbles between its supporters and those of the ANC.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Mantashe: DA is a wolf in sheep skin

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe addressed supporters at a stadium in Eldorado Park, Soweto, ahead of the party's election campaign.

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SABC bosses protecting their positions, says Zille

SABC bosses were protecting their positions when they decided not to broadcast an advertisement by the DA, party leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.

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News24

Crowds gather for Mantashe

Hundreds of ANC supporters gathered at a stadium in Eldorado Park, Soweto, ahead of the party's election campaign on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Huffington Post

White House: U.S. Will Not Issue Visa To Iran's U.N. Envoy Pick

In a rare diplomatic rebuke, the United States will not grant a visa to Tehran's controversial pick for envoy to the United Nations, the Obama administration said Friday.

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