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3 hrs ago | News24

.com | Cape Cycad Society offers R10k reward after theft

Cape Town The Western Cape Cycad Society is offering a reward of R10 000 for any information leading to the arrest of anyone linked to the theft of critically endangered cycads.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Court reinstates Oudsthoorn councillors

A decision to remove 12 councillors from the Oudtshoorn municipality was set aside by the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

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11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'Aerotropolis' planned for invaded Philippi land

The land illegally invaded in Philippi last week is destined to become the site of a significant new job-creator and economic hub which is part of a huge industrial development proposal.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Storm to hurl wind, rain, snow at Cape

Torrential rainfall, gale-force winds, 6m swells, floods and snow are set to hit the Western Cape over the next few days as a storm hits.

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14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

On your mark, get set, glow

THE party scene in South Africa is changing each year with bigger and better events to look forward to.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Doctor's hell at hands of a mob

When Dr Elizabeth Augustine and her husband, Florian, spoke of leaving their home in Derby in the UK to work in South Africa's public health system, their friends and family discouraged them.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Edcon seeks to dress up profits

Edcon owns the local rights to Topshop, which has opened stand-alone stores such as this on in Cape Town's V&A Waterfront.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Iol.co.za

Xhosa plan has cops up in arms

Top former and current Cape Town police, backed by the police union Sapu, have denounced a recommendation by the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry that police members stationed in the crime-ridden township be trained to speak Xhosa.

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Black in Cape Town? Be yourself

Kine Dineo Mokwena-Kessi's experience is not necessarily the experience of every black person in Cape Town, says Faith Ndlela.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Does FW De Klerk Deserve More Kudos?

Earlier this month, the City of Cape Town announced that it has recommended the renaming of Table Bay Boulevard - the section of the N1 freeway closest to the city - in honor of former president FW de Klerk.

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Mail & Guardian

Brush up - 10 of the best international art fairs

The Joburg Art Fair has whet many an appetite for art-as-destination. Here are a few more fairs to add to the travelling afficionado's itinerary.

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Iol.co.za

Zuma will face protest until he pays

The protest action of the EFF last Thursday has received mixed reaction from the ruling party, which can be summarised as mere reflections of a basic intellectual bankruptcy.

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Lwandle eviction order scrutinised

Sanral's lawyers were sure their court order allowed them to remove people and structures off land in Lwandle, Cape Town, an inquiry heard on Tuesday.

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Cheaper UberX comes to the rescue

I'm a big fan of apps that take life's chores and make them easier, cheaper and even fun.

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Patients clamour for cannabis oil

Cape Town mother Lindsey Martin believes she has quality of life today because of cannabis oil.

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Iol.co.za

Cape Town Boardwalk - August 26, 2014

FIRED UP: Floating Outfit Project presents In Case of Fire, Run for the Elevator by Boyzie Cekwana at the Live Art Festival.

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Bizcommunity

BYM summit to bring Africa's 100 brightest young minds together

Recognised as an official World Design Capital Cape Town project, the 14th annual Brightest Young Minds summit sponsored by Barclays Africa is playing host to 100 of Africa's most innovative 20 to 32 year olds in Johannesburg from 29 August till 2 September.

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Ejected playwright hits out at selectors

A play dealing with sexual harassment was withdrawn from the Cape Town Fringe festival on Monday after a group of artists complained about the inclusion of playwright Tsepo wa Mamatu who has previously been accused of sexual harassment.

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Distell growth slows on consumer woes

Distell's second-half sales growth halved to about 2 percent by volume, compared with the first six months of the fiscal year, Richard Rushton, the managing director of South Africa's biggest wine and spirits producer, said by phone.

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Eight nabbed for Cape train vandalism

Police have successfully hunted down eight suspects who a fortnight ago crippled key Cape Town railway services and left thousands of commuters stranded.

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