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  1. New Game: Train Simulator: Outeniqua Choo Tjoe: George - KnysnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | MobyGames

    The Outeniqua Choo Tjoe was one of South Africa's longest-lived and most famous steam passenger train services - and now the spectacular and challenging route of the Outeniqua Choo Tjoe is available for Train Simulator! Tracing a path between the Outeniqua Mountains to the north and the Indian Ocean to the south, the Outeniqua Choo Tjoe operated between George and Knysna in the Western Cape Province of South Africa, a distance of 67 kilometers . The rugged line was constructed between 1924 and 1928 - and for eight decades thereafter proved a paradise for those seeking either the scenic majesty of South Africa's Garden Route or the magic of its Cape-gauge steam railroading.

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  2. Georgia Eyes Ban on Foreign Ownership of FarmlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Transitions Online

    Georgia's cabinet and the parliamentary majority have agreed to introduce a constitutional ban on agricultural land sales to foreigners, Civil.ge reports . The economic benefits of selling farmland to foreigners had to be weighed against the strategic interest of keeping land in the hands of the state and Georgian citizens, Kobakhidze said.

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  3. South Africa: #KnysnaFires Claim Seventh LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | AllAfrica.com

    The death count of the Knysna fires now stands at seven following the death of a woman who succumbed to burn wounds on Saturday night, James-Brent Styan confirmed to News24. The woman, who is the mother of the three-year-old child who died on Wednesday, also suffered burns and was confirmed dead on Saturday evening at Tygerberg Hospital.

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  4. .com | #KnysnaFires claim seventh lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | News24

    Cape Town The death count of the Knysna fires now stands at seven following the death of a woman who succumbed to burn wounds on Saturday night, James-Brent Styan confirmed to News24. The woman, who is the mother of the three-year-old child who died on Wednesday, also suffered burns and was confirmed dead on Saturday evening at Tygerberg Hospital.

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  5. Knysna gutted: SA bands togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | Iol.co.za

    There has been a groundswell of support from South Africans as they rally behind relief efforts in fire-ravaged Knysna. Supplies were trucked into the coastal towns on Friday for more than 4 000 residents evacuated during a three-day inferno that killed five people and gutted 300 homes.

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  6. .com | Zille visits fire ravaged Garden RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | News24

    George - Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has been told during a briefing in George that at least one of the fires that ravaged Knysna might have been started intentionally, Netwerk24 reported on Thursday. At least 10 000 people were evacuated as the fires, fanned by strong winds, raged from Wednesday through to Thursday.

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  7. South Africa: Mall Evacuated, Hundreds of Homes Flooded in Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | AllAfrica.com

    Nearly 800 homes were flooded across Cape Town and the Cavendish Square shopping centre in Claremont was evacuated as a major storm wreaked havoc in the Western Cape on Wednesday morning. The Cavendish Square shopping centre was closed as a precautionary measure, the centre said on its Facebook page.

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  8. Dissecting Duterte and Taxiing in Technicolor: The Week in Global-Affairs WritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | The Atlantic

    Refugees in Their Own Country NPR "Hotel Kartli, as Salakaia's current home is called-even though it hasn't been a hotel for many decades-houses roughly 300 families uprooted by war more than two decades ago. In 1992, in the chaotic aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the western region of Abkhazia, a 3,000-square-mile chunk of land along the Black Sea, declared independence from Georgia.

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  9. Egrets perch on back of zebras at a South African reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | Daily Mail

    ... Nature Reserve as it allows them to scout out hidden insects on the ground to feed on Mr Du Toit, of George, South Africa, said: 'The cattle egrets often feed in close proximity to large grazing mammals such as zebra. 'They follow the zebras on the ...

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  10. NEC showdown: More than half are now against JZRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Mail & Guardian

    President Jacob Zuma's political career will again come under the spotlight when the ANC national executive committee meets on Friday to discuss calls by its alliance partners for him to step down. Although Zuma's dominant faction has successfully defended him in the past, there's no doubt that his grip on power has weakened over the past few months.

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  11. Team of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Players from Europe's two Murrayfield finals fill most of the jerseys, but there is room for some Super Rugby stars. Saracens lifted the Champions Cup trophy in Edinburgh on Saturday, while Stade Francais fought from behind to edge out Gloucester in the same stadium the night before.

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  12. Beer Goggles: Anheuser-Busch InBev shuts out craft beer brewers by hoarding hopsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | MarketWatch

    ... and Anheuser-Busch InBev has offered some insight into why it's making this move. At a workshop in George, South Africa, earlier this month - as reported by African business publication BizCommunity - ABI noted that it wants to increase South ...

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  13. Scientists discover genetic mutation that causes rare skin disease keratolytic winter erythemaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience and the Division of Human Genetics at Wits, in collaboration with peers in Europe, the US and Canada published this research in the May issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics . KWE causes a redness of the palms and soles with consecutive cycles of peeling of large sections of thick skin, often exacerbated during winter months.

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  14. Scientists find genetic mutation responsible for rare skin disease in AfrikanersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    Scientists have discovered the genetic mutation that causes the rare skin disease, keratolytic winter erythema , or 'Oudtshoorn skin', in Afrikaners IMAGE: Scientists have discovered the genetic mutation that causes the rare skin disease, Keratolytic winter erythema , or 'Oudtshoorn skin', in South Africa's Afrikaner population. view Scientists have discovered the genetic mutation that causes the rare skin disease, keratolytic winter erythema , or 'Oudtshoorn skin', in Afrikaners.

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  15. .com | Get Out Of Jail Free Card for Zuma.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | News24

    Very easy, just another of mr. he he he dodging tactics. Now lets ask ourselfs the quiestion, what is sound economics? how do you achieve that? the answer is simple: let enough real educated economist work it out professionally.

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  16. .com | Malikane . Education wasted on this man.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | News24

    Awarded after your first article is published on MyNews24. You've got nine more to go to reach the next level! I can understand that he is in the company of Gigaba and Zuma .

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  17. .com | Dispossessed, dominated, exploitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | News24

    I take issue with radical economic transformation. this is a slogan for election purposes to lie to the electorate with false promised and expectations.

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  18. .com | Nuclear fall outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | News24

    Awesome news on the blocking of the nuclear deal. It has been well established that South Africa does not need, and cannot afford the nuclear deal, which certain parties were pushing for.

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  19. .com | Decolonisation is pertinentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | News24

    Growing up from a village in Nongoma, Northern part of KwaZulu Natal province I was told that a white person is the most important thing. We were taught that all the things that we see today were made by white people.

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  20. .com | Zuma and Mugabe just ordinairy scam artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | News24

    The administration that will take over the reins in June 2019 will have a tough time fixing the mess Zuma has created. His recall is urgent to minimise the damage, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela .

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