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34 min ago | Iol.co.za

Pray for peaceful election - Motshekga

ANC Women's League president Angie Motshekga wants South Africans to join her in praying for a peaceful general election on May 7. "It is time to pray to strengthen relations between communities and the moral fabric of our nation," she said in speech prepared for delivery in Polokwane on Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | The Argus

Brighton charity to teach Brazilian slum-dwellers photography

A charity is calling for support as it aims to target the forgotten favelas, or Brazilian slums, at this summer's football World Cup in Brazil.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Ma Ntuli extortion accused to plead

A Tanzanian national accused of threatening one of Jacob Zuma's wives is set to plead guilty to crimen injuria, the Durban Magistrate's court heard on Thursday.

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12 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

South African rocker brings 'niche' sound to Canada

In North America, rock music has long been part of the mainstream. That's a welcome change for South African musician Jesse Clegg, who is on his first big tour of the U.S. and Canada.

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13 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

African youngsters join in Clarets' celebrations

BURNLEY'S promotion to the Premier League has been celebrated by a group of Claret-wearing youngsters in South Africa.

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17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Wage talks resume as South Africa platinum strike marks 13th week

Marathon talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector were to resume on Thursday after the world's top producers and union AMCU spent two days haggling over an offer tabled last week by the companies.

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20 hrs ago | Suria

South Africa's institutions rot in...

In the bowels of Africa's largest hospital, doctors carry out emergency surgery by the light of a cell phone while, on a nearby ward, seriously ill patients are sardined three-to-a-bed.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

IPL 7: Jacques Kallis dating South African model Kim Rivalland

South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has found his oasis in the desert, quite literally! The Kolkata Knight Riders player yesterday tweeted a picture of himself with Cape Town model Kim Rivalland, the new woman in his life, during time off from his IPL-7 duties in Dubai, UAE.

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Iol.co.za

Think carefully before you vote - Tutu

South Africans should think carefully before they cast their ballots on May 7, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu warned on Wednesday.

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The Daily Star

Mandela's party faces test in South Africa

South African President and ANC leader Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption, sings and dances on the stage at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg as he stands next to Bishop Marcelo Pires attending a Good Friday service with the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God on April 18, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Rape accused wait years for trial

Three men linked to different rape cases have been waiting at Weskoppies psychiatric hospital for between two and four years for their trials to begin.

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Iol.co.za

Soldier guilty of roadblock murder

In 2010 Ndlovu and Mthokozisi Manganyela were driving in Zululand, northern KwaZulu-Natal, when they saw a roadblock and sped away.

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Iol.co.za

Easter road deaths down 20% from 2013

The death toll on South Africa's roads over the Easter weekend dropped from 241 in 2013 to 193 this year, according to preliminary figures announced by transport minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday.

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Republican-Leader

Lanesboro couple enjoy new experiences with food, animals during vacation in South Africa

By Bretta Grabau Bluff Country News Group In America, one does not usually see a sign saying, "Do not feed baboons" except, perhaps, in zoos.

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Iol.co.za

Dlamini-Zuma accused of neglecting AU duties

African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has reacted strongly to allegations that she has abandoned her official AU responsibilities to focus on ANC business leading up to the May 7 elections.

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Iol.co.za

Gay sangomas are not un-African: study

A practising sangoma and graduate student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Lindiwe Mkasi, has published a study which challenges the traditionally-held belief homosexuality is "un-African".

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Aide: Pistorius didn't take acting lessons before trial

A spokeswoman for accused killer Oscar Pistorius angrily denied claims by a South African journalist that the double-amputee Olympian took acting lessons before testifying at his murder trial.

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Newsday

Is South Africa ready for mixed-race love?

Under apartheid inter-racial relationships were banned in South Africa. Journalist Mpho Lakaje, who is married to a white woman, reflects on how the country has changed in the 20 years since the end of white minority rule.

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News24

ANC, NFP use state money - Buthelezi

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC and the NFP of using government resources to fund their respective election campaigns.

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Iol.co.za

EFF ad rejected, not banned: SABC

"We did not ban the advert, we rejected the advert; there is a difference," public broadcaster spokesman Kaiser Kganyago said on Tuesday.

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