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  1. Lion cubs chase drone in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Stop lion around! Lazy cubs are forced to cut their nap short and chase a DRONE when the buzzing aircraft swoops down on them in South Africa These plucky lion cubs showed their true hunting instinct when they chased a drone being flown over their napping spot. Six youngsters were filmed pelting after the remote controlled aircraft as it buzzed over their heads at the Glen Garriff Conservation centre in Harrismith, South Africa , in July.

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  2. Swinburne [Free State, South Africa]Read the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | UKClimbing.com

    Swinburne is a little village just off the N3, south of Harrismith. It is a very beautiful area strewn with good boulders, some with bolted routes. The main mountain, Rensburgkop also has multi-pitch sport routes. There is a huge potential for new routes and bouldering in this area.

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  3. Harrismith PeakRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Outdoor Photographer

    On our way home from our vacation in the Drakensberge we stop to capture this spectacular peak near Harrismith in South Africa.

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  4. N3TC warns of high traffic volumes as school holidays endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The N3 Toll Concession company has warned motorists that busy traffic conditions may prevail on the N3 toll route this weekend as holidaymakers return towards Gauteng at the end of the school holidays. "While traffic volumes are not expected to be as high as the end of a long-weekend, peak conditions may be experienced in a northbound direction on the N3 toll route, especially from 12 [noon] onwards on Sunday," N3TC commercial manager Con Roux said.

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  5. Changing our understanding of the world one rock (succession) at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Mail & Guardian

    Professor Nicolas Johannes Beukes is director of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Mineral and Energy Resource Analysis, hosted in the department of geology at the University of Johannesburg Professor Nicolas Johannes Beukes is director of the department of science and technology - National Research Foundation Centre of Excellence for Mineral and Energy Resource Analysis , hosted in the department of geology at the University of Johannesburg . This A1 NRF-rated scientist is considered a world leader in the study of iron and manganese ore deposits, two commodities that are vital to South Africa's economy.

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  6. We are forging ahead with radical economic transformation - ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday that South Africa was forging ahead with radical transformation of the economy, and called on the private sector to partner with government in doing business. Zuma was speaking at the relaunch of the 1 038 hectare Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone in Tshiamo, Harrismith, in the east of Free State.

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  7. Free State municipality gets Special Economic ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday launch the 1038-hectare Special Economic Zone at the cash-strapped Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality in Harrismith, eastern Free State. Zuma will be joined by the Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies and his deputy, Gratitude Magwanishe, the Premier of the Free State Ace Magashule and several provincial MECs.

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  8. .com | Easier travel expected after Easter weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | News24

    Commuters wait for the next Metro bus at Gandhi Square in Johannesburg. Thousands of commuters had to find alternative transport as drivers went on strike.

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  9. President Zuma to Launch the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone (MAP-SEZ) in Tshiame, HarrismithRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | World News Report

    The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, J.G Zuma will launch the Maluti-A-Phofung Special Economic Zone in Tshiame, Harrismith, in the Eastern Free State, on 25 April 2017. The President will be joined by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon.

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  10. .com | Spur's double standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | News24

    Helen Zille believes we could learn a great deal from Singapore on how to handle the legacies of the colonial era. Her argument leaves us with more questions than answers, writes Mondli Zondo .

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  11. Ingula scheme will boost SA's electricity gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The massive R20-billion Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme - between Ladysmith and Harrismith - can respond to a peak demand increase in power from the national grid in a mere 2.5 minutes. Eskom's award-winning hydroelectric plant is now powering the South African economy after the final fourth generating unit became operational in January.

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  12. Lion refuses to move until his ranger strokes his maneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Daily Mail

    A stubborn lion refused to budge out of the way at the Glen Garriff Conservation Park in Harrismith, South Africa Smokey was filmed blocking the road into the conservation park. He only started moving after being stroked by lion manager Mike She explained: 'We cannot claim to ever know what lions are "thinking" but every evening the gate from Smokey's camp is opened to the passage so that he can come and go as he pleases.

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  13. .com | International tourists robbed near DurbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | News24

    International tourists who visited the Amanzimtoti area were robbed of R48 000 worth of goods when their car was remote jammed on their arrival last week. Miloslav Jancia, from the Czech Republic, said he is familiar with the area as this was his fifth visit to a Warner Beach backpackers establishment.

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  14. South Africa: Minister Dipuo Peters - Funeral Service of Hammanskraal Crash VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Address by the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, at the funeral service of Mokaba, Ramalatswa and Seemola six of the 16 Hammanskraal crash victims held at Seshego High Ground - Polokwane We are gathered here today to mourn our fellow countrymen and women, brothers and sisters as well as children who departed under extremely tragic circumstances. What the community of Moletjie and the other affected communities of the Limpopo province experienced this past weekend was a shock and a disaster that touched the entire nation.

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  15. .com | Driverless motorbike crashes into car on N3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | News24

    A bike without its driver crashed into a car on the N3 after the biker was "catapulted" to his death on the N3 near Harrismith on Sunday. Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said paramedics responded to the scene where reports indicate that the biker had a blowout which saw him flung off the bike and into a tree and barriers.

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  16. .com | Vrrr pahs continue causing mayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | News24

    One would have thought that drivers of high-performance cars or "vrrr phas", as Transport Minister Dipuo Peters calls them would behave on the roads this festive season. But it seems the zero-tolerance message failed to reach some speedsters.

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  17. N3 closed after accident sets truck and car alightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The busy N3 was closed Friday morning by authorities after a truck and a car crashed and caught alight near Harrismith. "It's believed that the occupants of the truck and the vehicle are still trapped inside their vehicles.

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  18. South Africa: Toddler Dies in Truck, Bakkie CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    A toddler was killed in a collision involving a bakkie and a truck on the N3 in Harrismith, Free State, paramedics said. Fifteen others were injured in the crash which reportedly occurred after a truck rear-ended the bakkie, causing it to overturn on Friday evening, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said.

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  19. .com | Toddler dies in truck, bakkie crash in Free StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | News24

    A toddler was killed in a collision involving a bakkie and a truck on the N3 in Harrismith, Free State, paramedics said. Fifteen others were injured in the crash which reportedly occurred after a truck rear-ended the bakkie, causing it to overturn on Friday evening, Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said.

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  20. Reserves released to counter Gauteng water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The Department of Water and Sanitation says it will release reserve water from the Free State's Sterkfontein Dam to boost the nearly empty Vaal Dam in Gauteng. "The plan is to release water before the Vaal Dam drops below 25% depending on the rate that the dam is dropping.

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