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3 hrs ago | Switched

Giraffe Dies After Hitting Head On Highway Bridge In South Africa

A giraffe reportedly died this week on a South African highway after hitting its head on a bridge.

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6 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Black Stars player dump girlfriend over sex video

An unnamed Black Stars player has abandoned plans to marry a woman in Tamale after pornographic videos and photos involving his future wife was leaked to the Ghanaian public on Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Brothers face fraud charges of R600m

Two brothers charged with fraud involving an investment scheme in Wellington involving more than R600 million are to face more charges, the Bellville Commercial Crimes Court heard on Wednesday.

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13 hrs ago | Truthdig

Gaza and Soweto: Why South Africa Is Calling on Israel to Cease Gaza Ground Offensive

On June 16, 1976, some 20,000 students rose up to protest in the slum of Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg.

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17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Rape accused rejects female lawyer

A Metered-taxi driver who allegedly preyed on women hitch-hikers in the Midlands, robbing and raping them after offering them a lift, fired his legal aid attorney in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday - because she is a woman.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

Dog rescuer attacked with hammer

A woman is recovering after being attacked with a hammer while trying to protect a rescued dog that her neighbour was beating with a plank on Saturday night.

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Channelnewsasia.com

South Africans continue battle against human trafficking

South Africa remains a top source and a top destination of trafficking victims. And according to the international body, human trafficking is the world's third most profitable crime, after illicit drugs and arms trafficking.

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The Maslow is South Africa's Newest Modern Hotel

The Maslow Hotel is Sun International's new, modern hotel, providing an oasis setting within Johannesburg's premium shopping area of Sandton.

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Former central bank governor wants government to buy South African bank

Tito Mboweni, the former central bank governor of South Africa, has said that the country's government should consider buying one of the nation's banks to boost access to finance for citizens and businesses.

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News24

.com | Murder-accused camp owner: Dead boy tricked me

South Africa should be 'at war' with Mozambique because they doing nothing to stop its criminal citizens from plundering our wild natural resources, says Ron Thomson .

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Iol.co.za

Fraud accused hysterical after acquittal

A woman who was acquitted of defrauding the Road Accident Fund became hysterical in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Tuesday and disrupted proceedings.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Joselyn Dumas Made Fashion Ambassador For The Africa Park Show In South Africa

Ghanaian TV host Joselyn Dumas will be a special guest at The African Park Show beginning September 19th in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Hamas Leader Compares Palestinians to Nelson Mandela and South Africans During PBS Interview

On Monday night's edition of his PBS show, Charlie Rose aired an interview with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal that he conducted in Doha, Qatar over the weekend and Meshaal took the insane and ridiculous step of comparing himself and the Palestinian people to what Nelson Mandela and South Africa went through under apartheid.

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Iol.co.za

Son relives farm attack trauma

The son of an aged Richmond farm couple spent a week in a psychiatric hospital after his parents and brother were tortured and killed, the Pietermaritzburg High Court heard on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

Man acquitted of dog fight murder

It was redemption and relief for a Maritzburg man when he was acquitted of murder and assault by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday.

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News24

.com | Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

President Barack Obama spoke out on Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging young leaders there to empower women and eliminate traditions like female genital mutilation and violence against women.

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Iol.co.za

No arrests yet for road rage attack

Arrests have yet to be made in connection with an alleged road rage attack in Fourways, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

Man arrested for traffic cop shooting

A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a City of Cape Town traffic officer outside his home in Rocklands in March.

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.com | Two Rhodes students drown

Two students from Rhodes University have drowned after a boat in which they were canoeing capsized at Settlers Dam just outside Grahamstown, Eastern Cape police said on Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Exxaro buys Total's coal assets for $472 mln

Mining group Exxaro Resources said on Monday it had acquired the South African coal assets of France's Total for $472 million, bolstering its output and giving it extra capacity at the world's largest export terminal.

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