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Saturday Aug 23 | Iol.co.za

Shuttleworth back in court to fight for his millions

Billionaire businessman and venture capitalist Mark Shuttleworth returns to court this week, demanding the Reserve Bank repay more than R250 million it levied against him when he moved some of his assets out of the country.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Malakoane: They call me a killer, I know I'm a saviour

The besieged MEC says the fact that protesters are still alive is proof of Free State health's good work.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Road worrier: TAC activist 'targeted'

The Treatment Action Campaign , has accused the Free State's health MEC, Benny Malakoane, of intimidating its members and threatening their lives.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Iol.co.za

Quake triggered by mine activity - expert

"South Africans should not be worried, but they must be aware of the possibility of earthquakes," said Dr Chris Hartnady, technical director of earth science consultants Umvoto Africa in Cape Town.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Iol.co.za

Quake empties Bloem's tall buildings

"The director general of the Free State Kopung Ralikontsane ordered all public servants immediately to evacuate the government buildings, go home and report for duty the next day," said government spokesman Mondli Mvambi.

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News24

.com | Expert: 5.5 quake quite big, but not uncommon

A structural geologist has said that the 5.5 magnitude earthquake that hit South Africa on Tuesday, killed one person and injured 17, could be considered big, but was not uncommon.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Claims of racism at Free State schools

Two principals and a teacher in three Free State schools have been suspended amid allegations of racism, the provincial education department said on Monday.

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