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3 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Sibanye aims to be S.African "mining champion" as it eyes Amplats mines

South Africa's Sibanye Gold remains on the hunt for a platinum asset and has Anglo American Platinum's mines in its sights, ready to make a move if the owner decides on either a straight sale or a separate listing for the assets.

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7 hrs ago | The Economist

South Africa: Up the creek

A WHITE woman in the fluorescent-yellow jacket of a freelance parking attendant steps into the road, gesticulating at an empty bay outside a restaurant in Johannesburg's rich northern suburbs, as black drivers in luxurious German cars swish past, their darkened windows sealed against the chill evening air.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

ANC welcomes probe into state bodies

The African National Congress on Thursday welcomed the Special Investigating Unit's probe into a number of institutions for maladministration and corruption.

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Southern Africa: Firebrand Malema's Book Causing a Stir

The controversial South African politician Julius Malema has released a book entitled The Coming Revolution.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

ANC welcomes municipal audit results

The African National Congress has welcomed the progress of financial management by municipalities, as announced in the release of the 2012/13 municipal audit outcomes in Pretoria on Wednesday.

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EFF rejects Nazi label

The Economic Freedom Fighters are not Nazis and are not inspired by Adolf Hitler, the party said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

News24

.com | Open Letter to my fellow ANC comrades

Throughout his career as a politician the honorable former president always stressed and practiced the principle that leaders must dedicate themselves to serving the people.

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ANC prefers local buyer for Amplats mines

South Africa's ruling African National Congress would like a local company to buy mines being sold by Anglo American Platinum but it will not try and influence the deal, the party said on Tuesday.

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Bizcommunity

Prophet cartoon a bad call, says Dawes

Publishing a cartoon depicting the Muslim Prophet Mohammed by the Mail & Guardian was a bad editorial decision, although the courts allowed it, former editor of the newspaper Nic Dawes said at the weekend.

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News24

.com | ANC distances itself from 'kill Jews' tweet

The ANC has been asked by the Jewish community to act against hate speech following a Twitter post saying "Keep calm and kill Jews", The Star reported on Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

News24

.com | Tshwane ANC condemns storming of office

The ANC in Tshwane condemned the storming of its office in Pretoria on Monday by a group it says claims to represent unhappy members.

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Iol.co.za

ANC saddened by journo's death

Sowetan photojournalist Elijar Mushiana will be remembered for his dedication and commitment to his work, the ANC in Limpopo said on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Babalu Blog

What Fidel Castro and the ANC don't want you to know about Cuba and South Africa

Open Letter from the ANC to the Communist Party of Cuba Voice of America is reporting that South Africa has launched a campaign against US sanctions on Cuba.

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Iol.co.za

ANC welcomes humanitarian truce in Gaza

"It is our hope that all parties... will heed the call for a military ceasefire in pursuit of a peaceful environment conducive to negotiations," African National Congress spokesman Zizi Kodwa said in a statement.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Mandela and an Ethiopian captain: A Remarkable Story of Fates Intertwined

Silver Spring-MD. Though it doesn't happen often, it's not so rare that the action of one individual changes the course of history.

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Iol.co.za

Appropriation Bill passed

Parliament on Friday passed the Appropriation Bill and the budgets for 38 government departments amid protest from opposition parties that accumulated borrowing, set to reach R2 trillion in three years, would saddle future generations with an unfair debt burden.

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Iol.co.za

Durbanites march for Gaza

Msomi said the march had exacerbated the Friday afternoon rush hour traffic out of the city, but he expected bottlenecks to clear in the early evening.

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News24

.com | the Economic Freedom Fightetrs Politics of Dress

In a barren political environment, the Economic Freedom Fighters has understood the power of symbolism, using dress to dramatise their entry into parliament.

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The Times of Israel

Despite vicious anti-Semitic rhetoric, South African Jews say daily life not disrupted

South Africa's chief rabbi is accused of having dual loyalties, members of ruling party ANC post blatantly anti-Semitic material online with little rebuke, a Pretoria politician calls on government to "buy a ticket for the ambassador of Israel, take him to the airport and send him back home," and Twitter is on fire with language that would have ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Official probed for R1.6bn graft

"There is no formal charge at the moment, but we can confirm that a preservation order was applied for in the high court," Captain Paul Ramaloko said.

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