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  1. .com | UFS to oppose claims by suspended studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    The University of the Free State said on Friday it will "vigorously oppose" the claims of former students Charl Blom and Cobus Muller, who are suing the university and rector Jonathan Jansen for millions. The two, who were suspended for allegedly assaulting a black student on campus last year, are claiming R6.15m in the Bloemfontein High Court.

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  2. S Africa: Opposition files charges against deputy presidentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KSWO

    Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site.

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  3. South Africa: Wind Energy No Longer a Minor Player in SARead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Wind energy is around half of all renewable energy currently produced in South Africa. As we lurch from one day of load shedding to the next, the sector is showing no sign of losing speed, rather the opposite.

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  4. Alcoholic Capuchin monkeys rescued after owners who bit them,...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Alcoholic Capuchin monkeys rescued after owners bit them, dressed them in children's clothes and gave them brandy and cokes Two diabetic, alcoholic pet monkeys who were dressed in children's clothes and fed on a diet of brandy and coke and sweets have been rescued. Capuchin monkeys Hansel and Sussie were being raised 'as baby substitutes' in South Africa until they were confiscated by animal welfare officers.

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  5. South Africa: Bloemfontein Could Face Water RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    In 2014, the Mangaung Metro had to bring water into Bloemfontein from the Katse Dam in Lesotho at a massive cost because of a dire water situation. "The picture is bleak.

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  6. African Media Entertainment: Annual revenue increases by 5%Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    BROADCASTING company African Media Entertainment lifted revenue by 5 percent to R254.6 million in the year to the end of March and is cautiously optimistic that it will achieve at least a similar result in the current financial year. AME has five active brands - OFM, Algoa FM, United Stations, Mpower FM and Radio Heads.

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  7. Why alliance is doing stock-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma sings the "Shoot the Boer" song during the ANC s centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein on January 8, 2012. Attributing blame to the country s whites is fruitless now, says the writer.

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  8. Why the alliance is doing some serious stock-takingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma sings the "Shoot the Boer" song during the ANC s centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein on January 8, 2012. Attributing blame to the country s whites is fruitless now, says the writer.

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  9. .com | Bloemfontein councillors - Meetings after meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    The SA Local Government Association, which represents thousands of councillors across the country, recently called for greater equality between the payment of municipal councillors, MPs and MPLs. This could mean that your local councillor could earn around R1.3m a year.

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  10. Springboksthe BeginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RuggaWorld

    Springbok rugby has a rich history and have been one if not the best National rugby team over the years. Every week we will look back at the Springboks of yesteryear and that proud history that shaped the Springboks through the years to what it has become today.

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  11. .com | Bloemfontein's Fidel Castro building gets mixed responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    The name change of the old CR Swart building in Bloemfontein to honour former Cuban president Fidel Castro has been met with mixed feelings. The building's name was officially changed on Wednesday as part of the visit by the Cuban 5 to the city, but the name change was announced several months ago.

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  12. World Skateboarding Federation Unveils First Ever Street Skateboarding RankingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Sys-Con Media

    World Skateboarding Federation, a governing body for skateboarding, released today its ranking system for street skateboarding. The ranking system was one of the key elements of the Skate 20/20 Agenda designed to help skateboarding organize in preparation for a potential Olympic opportunity, set forth at the first ever Global Skateboarding Summit in Istanbul in May 2015.

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  13. .com | ANC to give Cuban Five a hero's welcome in BloemfonteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | News24

    The Cuban Five will receive a hero's welcome when they arrive at the Bram Fischer Airport in Bloemfontein on Wednesday morning. The men - Gerardo Hernndez, Antonio Guerrero, Ramn Labaino, Fernando Gonzlez, and Ren Gonzlez - were Cuban intelligence officers who were arrested in September 1998 and later convicted as spies in the US.

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  14. .com | Odenaalsrus faces spike in rabbit populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | News24

    Odendaalsrus risks seeing a spike in its rabbit population after the owners of an informal rabbit farming operation facing legal action began giving them away to residents, the NSPCA said on Monday. "An additional concern has arisen as uncontrolled breeding and a possible overpopulation of rabbits is now likely to take place in the area," senior NSPCA Inspector Grace de Lange said in a statement.

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  15. Once a major continental force, South Africa's military at a crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Christian Science Monitor

    South Africa wants to re-establish itself militarily as an important player in Africa's peacekeeping initiatives. But it has to overcome a small budget, and its own needs to police its borders, to move it from a 'critical state of decline.'

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  16. Rapist writes to family from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Iol.co.za

    A 48-year-old man who is serving three life sentences for incest and repeatedly raping his two biological daughters, sent a handwritten letter to his wife, from prison, expressing his love for her and desire to be with her. The accused bore two girls, now aged six and nine years with his eldest daughter, while the first-born child, a boy who was also fathered by him, was stillborn in 2003.

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  17. Mothers let down by lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    A Durban North mother's holiday plans ground to a standstill this week when she was told she would be unable to leave the country with her 13-year-old son. Candice McFarlane planned a family trip to Namibia with her son, Dane, and her fiance, but was told by the authorities that she could not travel without the consent of the boy's father.

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  18. Injury blow for BafanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    South Africa are to take on Mauritius in the second leg of the 2016 CHAN qualifiers scheduled for Mauritius on Sunday . Wana was in the Bafana squad that defeated the Islanders 3-0 in the first leg played at the Dobsonville Stadium last weekend.

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  19. Big prop Coenie to beef up SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    Beefy Coenie Oosthuizen in action during the Super Rugby match between the Cheetahs and the Blue Bulls earlier this year. Durban The Sharks received a prime chunk of Bloemfontein beef on Saturday when much sought-after Cheetahs' prop Coenie Oosthuizen signed a four-year deal with the Durban franchise that will go some way to off-setting the loss of the Springbok Du Plessis brothers, Jannie and Bismarck, also front-rowers, who have joined French club Montpellier.

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  20. Gang eliminates ex-army chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Iol.co.za

    Lesotho's suspended army chief, General Maaparankoe Mahao, was gunned down on Thursday afternoon by a gang of men, one reportedly dressed in army uniform as he drove from his farm in Mokema to the capital in Maseru. A professional soldier who stopped an imminent mutiny before the latest coup that toppled Prime Minister Tom Thabane last August, Mahao was always seen as too close to Thabane.

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