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'SA to limit foreign land ownership'

South Africa plans a radical shake-up of its land policy to limit foreign ownership and could submit legislation to parliament by December, a government minister said on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

Nadine Gordimer, 1923-2014

The widespread sorrow which greeted the death, at 90, of the South African activist, novelist and short-story writer, Nadine Gordimer, is a tribute to the social benefits of personal courage and the value of politically-relevant art.

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In-depth Africa

Cde Chambati: A champion of economic empowerment

A distinguished administrator, politician, businessman, founding member of the Zimbabwe liberation movement and Finance Minister, Cde Ariston Maguranyanga Chambati, died after a short illness at his home on October 7, 1995 and was buried at the national shrine.

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Accusations against Israel are latest disservice to coiner of the word 'genocide'

Wire Jewish Australian News Service, Australia July 22 2014 Accusations against Israel are latest disservice to coiner of the word 'genocide'... writes Rafael Medoff Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claims Israel is carrying out "systematic genocide" in Gaza.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, July 29

This allows France to continue administering colonies, but Japan sends in troops.

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The Nation

The lesson of Mandela in a polarised land

A cyclist who took part in the annual Freedom Ride in honour of Nelson Mandela writes a message on a banner placed on the the fence of Mandela Former prime minister Anand Panyarachun speaks about the "Long Walk to Democratic Governance" at Chulalongkorn University to commemorate Nelson Mandela International Day on July 18. Here's part one of the ... (more)

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S. African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies

South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, an unwavering moralist who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family said on Monday.

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Iol.co.za

'Evictees enraged by broken promises'

People who erected shacks on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, were enraged "backyarders" who were tired of unfulfilled service delivery promises, a city councillor said on Monday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

Zuma: Back to basics for ANC

"We must use this campaign to reflect on where we are and what we can do in the immediate, to make the ANC the fighting force needed to take our people forward in the fight against poverty, inequality and unemployment and build a national democratic society," he said in a speech prepared for delivery.

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'Malema to fight parly ejection'

EFF leader Julius Malema has taken National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise to court in a bid to have his ejection from Parliament declared unlawful, the Sunday Times reported.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nerve News

Gordimer: Chronicler of apartheid and South Africa's transition

The world was in ideological transition when I met Nadine Gordimer in her bungalow in a Johannesburg suburb.

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CBS Local

Detroit Honors Nelson Mandela With Street Renaming

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990, in Paris, to have talks with French president Francois Mitterrand.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Iol.co.za

'Mandela was ready to kill for SA'

He said, as a leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, Mandela was one of the first people to be trained on how to use arms.

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In-depth Africa

Thabo Mbeki grilled over arms deal

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki was grilled Thursday over a multi-billion-dollar arms deal tainted by charges of corruption and kickbacks which have dogged the government for a decade.

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Bizcommunity

Telling the story of the charismatic Jacob Zuma

The doccie takes viewers on Zuma's difficult journey to the highest office of his newly liberated country.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Mandela's daughter: His suffering excruciating to see

He suffered greatly in his final months, but Nelson Mandela's last breaths were peaceful, says his eldest daughter, Maki Mandela.

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Jewish Board complains about FB post

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies has lodged a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission over a Facebook post justifying the Holocaust, the group said on Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Times of Israel

South African official lauds Hitler's genocide of Jews

The social media manager of an affiliate of the African National Congress, South Africa's ruling party, posted a Facebook message lauding Hitler's genocide against the Jews.

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The Debate Link

I Smell Another Hate Speech Case

Remember that time that a top COSATU official announced he wished to "convey a message to the Jews" of South Africa -- specifically, that he and his union would make their lives "hell" if they supported Israel? It led to a hate speech conviction by the South African Human Rights Commission -- a ruling COSATU was not exactly chagrined by .

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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Winning Chronicler Of Apartheid, Dies

Nadine Gordimer, a Nobel Prize-winning author famed for her portrayals of South Africa under apartheid, died Monday, her family said in a statement.

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