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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Zille's anti-drug plan for W Cape

A total of 250 000 police on the streets is one of the election promises Democratic Alliance Leader Helen Zille made during an anti-drugs and gangsterism march in Manenberg, Cape Town, on Saturday.

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2 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Ark Cyclists take on gruelling challenge to raise money for cancer centre

Hampshire Hospitals orthopaedic surgeons Kevin Conn and Jonathan Hobby, foot and ankle surgeon James Calder, physiotherapists Zoe and Sam Birch, applied physicist Andy Hibberd and his wife, manager Mandy Hibberd, took on the four-day Cape Argus challenge - the iconic cycling race in Cape Town.

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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Minstrel groups are with us - ANC

The ANC in the Western Cape says it has received a significant boost less than a month before the general elections after it was endorsed by the leaders of two of the biggest minstrel carnival associations.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Cop's fingerprints found at murder scene

A police officer is among 10 people arrested for the murder of another policeman at the Klapmuts police station outside Stellenbosch, Western Cape police said on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hospitality Net

Carlson Rezidor underlines its leading position in Africa: Group...

Carlson Rezidor, one of the most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, holds the largest hotel pipeline in Africa with 30 hotels and 6,300 rooms under development .

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Financial Times

A dictator for all seasons

Performers in Brett Bailey's production of 'Macbeth', set in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Monde Masimini and Thomakazi Holland When South African theatre director Brett Bailey's Exhibit B hit Berlin in 2012, it jarred.

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BroadwayWorld.com

UCT Drama Opens Autumn Season at Rosebank Theatre on 30 April

The University of Cape Town Drama Department is staging their Autumn Season at the Rosebank Theatre.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Homeland Update

When we last left Carrie Mathison , she was pregnant and had accepted a new assignment overseas.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Interviews: 'BETWEEN Boy' Oskar Brown is Back in Town

It's been about almost two years since we last caught up with Oskar Brown to chat about his then upcoming ONE NIGHT ONLY shows in South Africa and Namibia and his play BETWEEN, in which he performed opposite Nicholas Campbell, with director Geoffrey Hyland at the helm.

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Iol.co.za

Patel rejects DA's Western Cape claims

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has rejected the DA's claim that the Western Cape, where it governs, is the best-performing province.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Colonial-Era Defamation Laws Persist in Africa

A South African legal expert is urging journalists to get more involved in abolishing criminal defamation laws, saying she is "horrified" how little awareness there is about colonial-era regulations that affect reporters and editors.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Canned Rice's Understudy Blues Comes to Cape Town from May 21

UNDERSTUDY BLUES, the debut production from Canned Rice Productions, will open at the Galloway Theatre in Cape Town for a nine-performance run in May 2014.

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Alabama Live

Wine not? Former New Yorkers to open wine bar in heart of downtown Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama - Since they moved their belongings from New York City to Mobile in a U-Haul truck last July, Margo Alderton and Andre Lotz have been initiated into everything Mobile, from BayFest to Mardi Gras.

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Nerve News

10 killed in South Africa accident

Ten people were killed in a crash involving a taxi and a truck loaded with potatoes in South Africa's Free State Thursday, police said.

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News24

SA sliding into crony capitalism - Naidoo

Cape Town Twenty years after the first democratic elections, South Africa is sliding into a system of crony capitalism former Cabinet minister and Cosatu leader Jay Naidoo said at Stellenbosch University.

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News24

Mbete alludes to a closer ANC, NFP relationship

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete suggested on Thursday the party could have a closer relationship with the National Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal after the 7 May elections.

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Iol.co.za

Robbers kill cop at police station

A lone policeman on duty at a police station in a Boland village was shot dead on Wednesday night by criminals who robbed the station of five firearms.

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Bizcommunity

It's champ time with the Blackball Premier League playoffs

South Africa's biggest consumer show is proud to host the masters of the felt in a Premier League showdown of ball-cracking proportions.

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Iol.co.za

Health care still a struggle in Cape

Growing up on a wine farm in Klapmuts, Minnie van Wyk, 60, depended on a mobile clinic that came to the farm once a week to provide health services to farm workers and their children.

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Iol.co.za

Reverend to carry cross for poor

A controversial Khayelitsha clergyman, who drew world attention with his "Jesus had HIV" sermon, is planning to pick up his wooden cross this Easter and march through the streets of Cape Town's biggest townships to draw attention to harsh living conditions.

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