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  1. How Congo Is Linked to HiroshimaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    On 6 August Hiroshima Day I participated in a groundbreaking event at the South African Museum in Cape Town entitled 'The Missing Link: Peace and Security Surrounding Uranium'. The event had been organised by the Congolese Civil Society of South Africa to put a spotlight on the link between Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo : that the uranium used to build the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine in the province of Katanga.

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  2. CT City v Kaizer Chiefs: Rookies v LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A contrasting set of circumstances confront Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs ahead of Friday night's eagerly anticipated MTN8 quarter-final at the Cape Town Stadium . The situation has transpired on the back of Chiefs losing their opening PSL fixture against Wits on Tuesday, while City emerged victorious in their debut match in the topflight with a 2-0 success over Polokwane City.

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  3. Concorde: A New Flight Deal Website for Impulsive TravelersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Conde Nast Traveler

    Don't know where to go on your next trip? Concorde wants to help. It'll even tell you the best time to fly.

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  4. .com | 'Remember Khwezi' protesters praised in ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    Cape Town Opposition parties on Thursday paid tribute to the four women who staged a silent protest against President Jacob Zuma at the election results announcement. The DA, EFF, and IFP saluted the women for their bravery, while condemning the ANC's reaction to the protest, during a Women's Day event in the National Assembly.

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  5. 60 Iconic Women - The people behind the 1956 Women's March to PretoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    Dora Tamana was born in Hlobo, Transkei in 1901. Her father and two of her uncles were among those killed at the Bulhoek Massacre in 1921.

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  6. South Africa's First Black Female Pilot Is Helping Other Women Reach New HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsOne

    Asnath Mahapa fought her way into the pilot's seat, and is now spending her life encouraging others who desire the same path. snath Mahapa spent her childhood daydreaming about the large objects flying miles above her head.

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  7. Sport24.co.za | Komphela 'addicted' to pressure as Chiefs coachRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela says that he has gotten addicted to the pressure of being the Sowetan giants head coach. The former Maritzburg United mentor believes that he is sitting in the hottest seat in South Africa as Amakhosi mentor and jokingly wishes the seat he was warm instead of hot.

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  8. .com | State has not proved premeditation, says Rohde's lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    Cape Town The alleged murder of real estate executive Jason Rohde's wife at an upmarket hotel is clearly a Schedule 5 offence, his lawyer told the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court on Thursday. In preparation for his client's bail application, lawyer Pete Mihalik said the offence was one that did not require them to prove exceptional circumstances existed to justify his release.

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  9. CT rolls-over R130m after underspendingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Underspending on housing projects in the city has accounted for a considerable chunk of funds being rolled-over from the 2015/16 budget to the current financial year. The city council on Wednesday approved R130 million of unspent funds on its 2015/16 capital budget of R6.5 billion to be rolled-over to the 2016/17 year.

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  10. .com | Govt should never have intervened in fees crisis - JansenRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    Outgoing UFS Vice Chancellor Jonathan Jansen says the government's decision to institute a 0% fee increase at South African universities last year created the current funding crisis faced by 19 institutions. Jansen was speaking at a public lecture at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Bellville on Thursday, and said that state intervention was the first of three signs that the country's universities were heading for a meltdown.

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  11. SA universities in financial crisis: DARead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    At least 16 out of 26 South African universities are facing a financial crisis, the Democratic Alliance said on Thursday. A reply to a DA parliamentary question has revealed the extent of the financial crisis faced by university's across the country.

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  12. .com | The link between uranium from the DRC and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    On August 6 Hiroshima Day I participated in a groundbreaking event at the South African Museum in Cape Town entitled The Missing Link: Peace and Security Surrounding Uranium . The event had been organised by the Congolese Civil Society of South Africa to put a spotlight on the link between Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo : that the uranium used to build the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine in the province of Katanga.

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  13. I'm just full of gratitude, says man with new heartRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Two years ago, Tamzin-Leigh Bailey, 24, led a normal "healthy" life and was actively involved in singing and dancing. However, she suddenly became so ill she went into a vegetative state.

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  14. South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu back in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 680News

    South African anti-apartheid campaigner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital for treatment of a recurring infection, according to his family foundation. The 84-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is expected to remain in the hospital for a week or two, said the statement issued by the foundation late Wednesday.

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  15. Mining Indaba Appoints Harry Chapman Director of ContentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | World News Report

    Investing in African Mining IndabaA , the world's largest mining investment event, today announced the appointment of Harry Chapman as Director of Content. In this role he will oversee all content for the Mining Indaba and new mining investment events developed globally.

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  16. OPINION: Struggle to find dog attack justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Dog attacks seem frequent, yet the quest for justice and redress is difficult. Sharika Regchand looks at a couple's tragic and discouraging experience.

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  17. .com | They've destroyed him and his childrens' lives - Rohde's lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News24

    Cape Town The State illegally arrested murder-accused real estate executive Jason Rohde, has acted in bad faith, and has destroyed him and his childrens' lives, his lawyer said on Thursday. Addressing the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court, Pete Mihalik read out his client's affidavit to explain how he had been treated.

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  18. #WomensMonth: Property industry predominantly manned by womenRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    Over the past four decades, several highly successful women have made it to the top in the real estate industry in South Africa. In this time the real estate industry has seen a dramatic transformation towards gender equality, with women rising in the ranks and being fairly represented in this industry.

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  19. Sotheby boss's wife's death a suicide - pathologistRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    This emerged in the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court on Thursday when he made his first appearance in connection with her murder. The CEO of Sotheby's International Realty South Africa has been charged with the murder of his wife, Susan Rohde, after she was found dead at Spier Wine Estate last month.

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  20. The Latest: Italian officials revise quake death toll to 241Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WAOW

    Civil protection officials have revised down the death toll from the earthquake in central Italy to 241 after one of the hard-hit areas adjusted its figures. Operations chief Immacolata Postiglione said the toll was lowered from the 247 she had reported earlier Thursday due to a revision from the area of Arquata in Le Marche region.

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