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1 min ago | Iol.co.za

IT man fined for blackmail bid

An IT specialist was fined R6000 or six months in jail by a Cape Town court on Thursday, for trying to extort a client who swore at him.

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4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Brothers face fraud charges of R600m

Two brothers charged with fraud involving an investment scheme in Wellington involving more than R600 million are to face more charges, the Bellville Commercial Crimes Court heard on Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Lwandle evictees fear for their kids

Residents living in a community hall for almost two months after being evicted from their homes in Lwandle, near Strand, have complained that their young children are being exposed to "disruptive" behaviour.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Prasa may shut down Cape central line

Prasa is considering shutting down the central line after vandals "butchered" Metrorail's signal cables on Wednesday and halted trains between Philippi and Nyanga.

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10 hrs ago | Travel World News

Sun International, Cape Town to Host World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Sun International will partner the City of Cape Town for the 14th Annual World Peace Summit taking place in the city of Cape Town for the first time in October 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Courier News

OPINION: Africa summit in D.C. a dream come trueOPINION: Africa...

OPINION: Africa summit in D.C. a dream come true Advocate's strategy for lifting African nations included proposal for conference Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rRI5LL President Barack Obama announced a new initiative on Sunday to increase access to electric power across Africa.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Bookings Now Open for John Neumeier Works at Cape Town City Ballet

Spring & Fall, one of the most exciting dance seasons ever to grace the South African stage, will be presented by the Cape Town City Ballet in September.

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Autoblog

MW's new Driftmob video shows the M235i like you've never seen it before

Last month, we went behind the scenes of the filming of BMW's new Driftmob , web video, bringing you one post from the practice sessions , and another from the shoot itself , which took place in an enormous traffic circle in Cape Town, South Africa.

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INAUTONEWS

[VIDEO] BMW M235i Coupe goes drifting in Cape Town

The German based automaker BMW has released a new video with the impressive M235i Coupe which is shown in synchronized drifting, in South Africa.

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CNN

'Mad Max' architecture

Justin Plunkett's Con/Struct series blends the real with the fabricated. The South African designer and creative director has layered several images together and combined them with computer generated illustration to create a Mad Max style post-apocalyptic world.

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Iol.co.za

Dog rescuer attacked with hammer

A woman is recovering after being attacked with a hammer while trying to protect a rescued dog that her neighbour was beating with a plank on Saturday night.

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Mail & Guardian

The Creative Showcase by 10and5 - July 30

Themba Mbuyisa: Uplifting the African way of life He's always had an eye for detail, but Themba Mbuyisa did not anticipate photography resonating with him as much as it does.

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News24

.com | Copper theft remains concern despite decrease

South Africa should be 'at war' with Mozambique because they doing nothing to stop its criminal citizens from plundering our wild natural resources, says Ron Thomson .

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Iol.co.za

Cape Town Boardwalk - July 30, 2014

The Artscape Women's Humanity Arts Festival runs from Monday to August 9 at the Artscape Theatre Centre.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fodor's

Road Trip Planner: South Africa's Karoo Region

Though it lacks the grandeur of a Moroccan dune at sunset or the Moab, South Africa 's Karoo, the desert hinterland separating the Western Cape from the country's interior, is filled with interesting people, fascinating history, and charmingly bizarre towns that complement its sublime natural beauty.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Conventional Education Fails to Deliver the Goods

We have thrown bags of money at education over the past two decades. Education consumes nearly a quarter of our total budget, close to a quarter of a trillion Rand a year.

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Competitor Magazine

Bucket List: South Africa's Richtersveld Wildrun

Roughly 60 runners started the Richtersveld Wildrun on June 4 in South Africa, including Colorado's Wendy Drake .

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Iol.co.za

Office park helps power Mother City

A solar-powered generating plant on the roof of an office park in Observatory, Cape Town, has become the first of its kind to feed electricity into Cape Town's distribution network.

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Iol.co.za

Court to hear Sanral secrecy bid

The Western Cape High Court will on Monday hear a Sanral application for information about the proposed N1/N2 Winelands Toll Highway Project to be kept secret, the City of Cape Town said.

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Iol.co.za

Shoprite store in Angola damaged by fire

Shoprite, South Africa's biggest food retailer, said an outlet and warehouse in the Angolan capital of Luanda were hit by a blaze that a witness said took almost three days to put out.

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