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1 hr ago | INAUTONEWS

Audi R8 GT hits Range Rover Evoque in South Africa

The driver of an Audi R8 GT has ran a red light and crashed into a Range Rover Evoque, in South Africa, destroying both vehicles.

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5 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Theatre Review: Mies Julie is a potent mix of race, class and sex set in South Africa

When wars on race, class and sexuality have been fought, with some concessions won and boundaries erased, perhaps the greatest remaining scandal, and tragedy, is for people to be paralysed by their newfound freedom.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SA court may free alleged Polish crime boss

A Polish man wanted in his home country for a range of crimes may evade deportation from South Africa if a Polish interpreter is not found for his court case, Beeld reported on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

Sapu's Xhosa complaint premature: MEC

Complaints over a recommendation that Cape Town police officers should speak Xhosa are premature, Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Costly to deny that racism hurts

Only in South Africa do historic beneficiaries of racism demand that their victims change their ways.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Klerksdorp Joins Fight Against Ebola

International medical humanitarian organisation Medicines Sans Frontires has launched an international funding appeal to support its work in Ebola-affected countries such as Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

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Iol.co.za

Worker shot dead at public pool

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his colleague in Zwide, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape police said on Wednesday.

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The Washington Post

South Africa Energy Minister to Intervene on Renewable Deals

South African Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said her department wants to address weaknesses in the process of commissioning renewable-power projects.

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Brandon Sun

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo, bringing a new generation and hope for breeding

Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo.

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Iol.co.za

Doctor's hell at hands of a mob

When Dr Elizabeth Augustine and her husband, Florian, spoke of leaving their home in Derby in the UK to work in South Africa's public health system, their friends and family discouraged them.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Common Dreams

If Liberal Zionism Were Dead, What Actions Would That Imply?

'The core problem with the Liberal Zionists,' writes Naiman, 'is not that they believe in Zionism, but that they do not believe in organizing effective pressure on the Israeli government to bring about the policies that the Liberal Zionists claim to support .'

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas hits headlines in South Africa with impressive Maritzburg debut

Ghanaian striker Mohammed 'Mike' Anas scored one goal and set up another in his debut for South African side Maritzburg as they claimed a 3-0 win over Chippa United.

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Iol.co.za

Man held for Meadowlands murders

A 33-year-old man wanted in connection with a couple's murder in Meadowlands, Soweto, handed himself over to police on Tuesday, Gauteng police said.

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Reuters

UPDATE 3-South Africa dodges recession, faces more pain ahead

South Africa avoided slipping into recession in the second quarter as solid growth in agriculture and finance outweighed a plunge in production in the strike-hit mining sector, data showed on Tuesday.

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DNA India

3 Indian-origin South African women brutally murdered

Three Indian-origin women in South Africa have been murdered brutally in separate incidents, two of them allegedly killed by their partners, sending shock waves among the community members.

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Iol.co.za

Cosatu to intensify Israel boycott

Cosatu on Tuesday vowed to "intensify" mobilising South Africans to boycott companies trading with Israel and any goods imported from the country.

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Iol.co.za

Blaze claims life of 10-year-old

Two of his grandchildren are in hospital, while a third, 10-year-old Simphiwe, was caught in a blaze after his Diepkloof, Soweto, home caught fire.

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Iol.co.za

'Porn' teacher could face more charges

His attorney, Nerissa Farrington, requested copies of the charge sheet, at which point prosecutor Nauchaad Harripersadh said more charges were likely to be added to the current, single charge of possession of child pornography.

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Iol.co.za

Murder accused asked doc to lie for her

Loretta Cooke, who is accused of cutting open a woman to steal her unborn child, told a doctor she discovered the victim in a pool of blood.

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Iol.co.za

Brickz rape case postponed

Kwaito musician Sipho Charles Ndlovu, also known as "Brickz", accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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