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  1. Racism fury at Pretoria Girls High: MEC steps inRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Iol.co.za

    The girl was allegedly taken to the principal's office and reportedly threatened with suspension. By Saturday, during the spring fair, black pupils at the school marched, claiming they were fed-up with institutionalised racism and discrimination at the school.

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  2. #PretoriaGirlsHigh hair stormRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Sometime last week, a pupil at Pretoria Girls' High School presented an assignment highlighting inequality in South Africa. The girl was allegedly taken to the principal's office and reportedly threatened with suspension.

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  3. A 3.2 million-year-old mystery: Did Lucy fall from a tree?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In an expanse of arid badlands, he spotted an arm bone. Then, in the area surrounding it, Mr. Johanson and his colleagues found hundreds of other skeletal fragments.

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  4. UPDATE 3-Samarco dam failed due to poor drainage and design -investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton, was caused by drainage and design flaws, a report into Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster showed on Monday. The 76-page report commissioned by the companies responsible for the spill, which killed 19 people, attributed the dam burst to a chain of events dating back to 2009, but did not assign blame or highlight specific errors in corporate or regulatory practice.

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  5. A 3.2 million-year-old mystery solved: Lucy likely died in a long fall from a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    In 1974, the paleoanthropologist Donald C. Johanson led an expedition to Ethiopia to look for fossils of ancient human relatives. In an expanse of arid badlands, he spotted an arm bone.

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  6. Proteas in complete command v Black CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Australian

    South Africa slid to 6-105 in the second Test against New Zealand but still hold a 372-run lead. South Africa slid to 6-105 on the third day of the second and final Test against New Zealand but are still firmly in command at Centurion, holding a 372-run lead.

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  7. a #CulturePop: Teacher don't teach me nonsense: The right to speak our truthsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    For black bodies, little black girls who know themselves and can spot the mechanics of a violent lie from miles away, speaking is urgent. It is revolutionary.

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  8. Steyn questions Wagner's approachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    South Africa's great fast bowler Dale Steyn has ingited a war with Black Cap Neil Wagner, suggesting he lacked true courage while batting during the second test in Pretoria. The Pretoria-born Wagner clouted Steyn for three fours and a six within five deliveries, the New Zealand No 10 batsman scoring 31 off 30 before Steyn dismissed him.

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  9. Proteas bowler Dale Steyn accuses Black Caps star Neil Wagner of lacking courage in Pretoria testRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand's Neil Wagner found attack the best form of defence during his short but breezy innings against South Africa in Pretoria. Pretoria-born Wagner has been a central figure in the second cricket test between New Zealand and South Africa in his former home city.

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  10. South Africa leadsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Stand-in captain Faf du Plessis scored a fifth test century before his bowlers ripped through the New Zealand top order to leave South Africa firmly in charge after day two of the second Test at Centurion on Sunday. Du Plessis was unbeaten on 112 when South Africa declared on 481 for eight before reducing New Zealand to 38 for three at the close with superb fast bowling on a wicket that has both sideways movement and variable bounce.

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  11. .com | Support for Pretoria High School for Girls protestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    Various sectors of society and parents have thrown their weight behind the protest against the Pretoria High School for Girls over racism and hair. Gauteng MEC for education Panyaza Lesufi held a marathon of meetings at the school with learners, parents, school management and stakeholders to address the problem and come up with a way forward on Monday.

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  12. .com | Lesufi orders investigation into Pretoria High School for GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    Watch as students from the University of Pretoria rattle the school's gate in solidarity with Pretoria Girls High School pupils who say they are being subjected to racism. WATCH Pretoria - Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has instituted an investigation at Pretoria High School for Girls to get to the bottom of the issues that resulted in anti-racism protests at the school.

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  13. 'No such thing as a skin friendly hair relaxer'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Skin lighteners and hair relaxers took centre stage at the department of science and technology's Women's Month round-table discussion by experts, celebrities and academics in Pretoria on Monday. "There is no skin friendly [hair] relaxer, it doesn't exist.

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  14. South Africa in complete command against New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    South Africa's Vernon Philander, second right, celebrates after dismissing New Zealand's Mitchell Santner on the third day of their second Test match at the Supersport Cricket Stadium in Centurion on Monday. Photo - AFP South Africa's Vernon Philander, second right, celebrates after dismissing New Zealand's Mitchell Santner on the third day of their second Test match at the Supersport Cricket Stadium in Centurion on Monday.

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  15. Racism Row After South Africa School Asks Girls to Straighten HairRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Outlook

    A South African school was today accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles. Pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls have said they were forced to chemically straighten their hair and not have afros that were deemed untidy.

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  16. #PretoriaGirlsHigh: 'Black girls hair doesn't need fixing'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Award winning South African actress Florence Masebe urged black women to take pride in their natural looks and beauty, and to be assertive in claiming their rightful place in the rainbow nation. "We find ourselves having to explain the beauty of black hair, or having to explain the beauty of black women.

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  17. Did ancient hominin 'Lucy' fall from a tree ?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Unexplained Mysteries

    When paleoanthropologist Donald C. Johanson first discovered the fossilized bones of an early hominin species dating back 3.2 million years while on an expedition in Ethiopia, the find was celebrated as one of the most significant palaeontological discoveries ever made. Named 'Lucy', this ancient ancestor of modern humans belonged to a species known as Australopithecus afarensis - a primitive ape-like biped with long arms and curved fingers.

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  18. Zuma's great cream-off ployRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    President Jacob Zuma with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan at the Union Buildings in Pretoria earlier this year. Zuma is widely believed to be behind attempts, through the Hawks, to harass and undermine Gordhan, to capture control of the National Treasury and sustain his network of patronage and wealth accumulation at the expense of the state and of society as whole, both rich and poor.

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  19. Pretoria Girls High School pupil: I was instructed to fix myself as if I was brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Pupils at Pretoria Girls High School protested against the school's code of conduct, which allegedly instructs them to chemically straighten their hair. It was a day when black students at Pretoria Girls High School were finally holding their school to account for racism.

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  20. Bundesbank Sees Need to Re-Calibrate Basel's Reform ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Work on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's plans for completing the post-crisis reform package known as Basel III will be a priority for the Bundesbank in the second half of the year, Dombret told journalists Monday in the South African capital, Pretoria. The central bank will work with the German banking industry to assess the effect of the proposals, especially on mortgages, he said.

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