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Local news for Western Cape, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 min ago | Iol.co.za

How much would Marcus be missed?

It's less than three months to go until Gill Marcus's term expires as South African central bank governor, with no word on whether she will remain in her post.

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4 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Upcycled Shipping Containers are Reborn as Colorful Schoolrooms

Shipping containers are commonly seen on the backs of trucks all over the world, but few of us are accustomed to seeing them in our schools ! You can find them for sale in Perth, New York, London, Cape Town, and just about any other major town or city throughout the world, and their durability makes them ideal for long-term building projects.

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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

UNDERMINED to Play Kalk Bay Theatre, 26-30 August

Following rave reviews and rapturous responses, Standard Bank Ovation Award winner UNDERMINED returns to Kalk Bay Theatre for a limited season from 26 to 30 August.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Cape denies breaching toll undertaking

The City of Cape Town on Friday denied giving Sanral an undertaking to keep proposed tariffs on the contested N1 and N2 highway tolls confidential until a tender to operate it had been awarded.

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14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Running battles rage across Cape's Marikana

Rioters ran through the smoke carrying cases of Coca-Cola after looting a wholesaler in Marikana, Philippi, on Friday morning as the area once again flared into violence while evictions were under way.

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16 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia lead Africa clean energy drive - Friday, 22 August 2014 11:21

Addis Ababa, 22 August 2014 - Clean energy investment in sub-Saharan Africa is likely to rise from US$5.9 billion in 2014 to $7.7 billion in 2016, according to analysts.

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20 hrs ago | The Age

South African parliament turns noisy as Jacob Zuma faces calls to 'pay back the money'

Cape Town: South Africa's national assembly was brought to a halt as left wing opposition MPs noisily chanted "pay back the money" at President Jacob Zuma, after $25 million in public funds was spent on his home.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Live Design Online

Pointes Are Ultra Cool

Cape Town, South Africa, based rental and technical production company, Ultra Events has completed its first purchase of Robe ROBIN Pointe moving lights with a delivery of 12 units from Robe's South African distributor DWR Distribution, to be followed by another 12. Ultra's owner and founder Costa Champanis first saw Pointes at the 2013 Mediatech ... (more)

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Cape Town's classic shake

Wherever you are in India, you're never far from a tea vendor peddling chai, a sweet, milky tea, from trays of steaming glasses.

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ContactMusic.com

Steven Tyler & Billy Gibbon To Join Kings Of Chaos On Tour In South Africa

Guns N' Roses spin-off supergroup Kings Of Chaos are swelling their ranks by recruiting Steven Tyler and Zz Top star Billy Gibbons for upcoming dates in South Africa.

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Wall Street Journal

Cape Town Is Escape Town

Former Wall Street trader Paul Newman had been searching for the right home for a long time.

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BBC News

S Africa MPs halt president's speech

Mr Zuma was responding to allegations that he had "unduly benefitted" from an upgrade to his private home in Nkandla which cost taxpayers about $23m .

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USA Today

Oceania plans another epic, 180-day cruise

Got six months to spare to travel the world? Upscale line Oceania Cruises has begun taking bookings for another epic, 180-day voyage that includes stops in South America, Africa and Asia.

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Iol.co.za

Zuma holds talks on Palestine

President Jacob Zuma met representatives of civil society, trade unions, and the ANC Youth League to discuss support for Palestine, lobby group Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions SA said on Thursday.

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Iol.co.za

Nzimande in bid to cut racism

"The intention of this policy framework is to ensure that educational institutions recognise and promote integration, a culture of human rights, unity in diversity, as well as human dignity," he said.

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Iol.co.za

Train and station torched in Cape Town

Metrorail has urged commuters to take a stand against vandals who continued to "sabotage" infrastructure.

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Iol.co.za

Publishers' think-tank for online 'hate trolls'

A panel is to be set up to find a way to stop racist remarks and hate speech making their way on to the websites of Independent News & Media, while striking a balance with the right to freedom of speech.

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Iol.co.za

Mini-city's high speed hook-up

A new "mini-city" the size of Cape Town's City Bowl is about to be connected to the world of information with a super-fast fibre-optic network, delivering some of the fastest connectivity speeds on the continent.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

TrekEarth

End of Africa, Almost

Finally I reached Cape of Good Hope! I had reached the end of the African continent.

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Dominion Post

Searching for a Wellington objector

LEST WE FORGET: Hannah August is researching Wellingtonians involved in the First World War for the council's October WWI centennial commemoration.

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