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48 min ago | Iol.co.za

Businessman shot dead in front of family

A Pietermaritzburg businessman was shot dead outside his Newholmes Way home on Thursday night as his terrified wife and three children looked on.

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1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

South Africa's NUMSA regions reject 10% wage offer

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa march during a strike in Cape Town September 9, 2013.

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2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SAA pilot escapes N2 attempted robbery

An SAA pilot driving home towards central Cape Town after a late-night flight narrowly escaped a robbery on the N2, said to be the second such attack on the N2 highway in three days.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Daily News

See it: Dog Loves riding in owner's Porsche

Moose, a 7-year-old basset hound really enjoys riding with the top down in his owner's convertible.

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WAND-TV Decatur

South Africa denies parole to apartheid killer

A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and... A father who authorities say fatally shot two adults and four of his children and critically wounded his 15-year-old daughter, sank ... (more)

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The China Post

South Africa's new visa restrictions hit other African immigrants hard

Strict new South African immigration laws have sparked confusion and panic among foreign residents in this "Gateway to Africa" and forced 250,000 Zimbabweans to decide whether to return home.

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CFR.org

South Africa's Mamphela Ramphele Leaves Politics

Anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele launches her new political party "Agang" to challenge South Africa's ruling African National Congress in Pretoria, June 22, 2013.

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The Times of Israel

South Africa's ruling party compares Gaza op to Nazi crimes

A man walks past an election poster of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress party in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, May 9, 2014.

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Iol.co.za

Aunt in court for tot's stabbing death

A woman accused of stabbing her three-year-old niece 99 times appeared in Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court on Thursday, Free State police said.

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The Baltimore Sun

'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole after 20 years in prison.

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News24

.com | Murder-accused DJ hides face from media

As a young boy growing up in the ghettos of SA, I dreamt of being wealthy. But I realised that capitalism defeats its own purpose, writes Matome Letsoalo .

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Fodor's

Wine Lover's Guide to South Africa

Thanks to a unique climate - similar to the Mediterranean - the Western Cape is extremely fertile, making it prime real estate for expert vintners and farmers alike.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Biometric Smart ID Cards - Dumb Idea

Mauritius is known to South Africans mainly as a holiday destination, brimming with idyllic beaches, luxurious hotels and stunning scenery.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Helping Child Sex Abuse Victims

Activists trying to eliminate child sex abuse in South Africa have just ended a month-long campaign.

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Iol.co.za

Langa protesters arrested

Twenty people have been arrested for public violence in Langa, Cape Town, during a service delivery protest, Western Cape police said.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Blame Mick Jagger for Brazil's crushing World Cup loss?

In this June 26, 2010, file photo, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center, and rock star Mick Jagger, right, watch the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the United States and Ghana at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa.

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Galway Advertiser

African Pride - the fight for gay rights in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA'S post-apartheid constitution was the first to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, but the legal aspiration and the reality on the ground are very different.

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HON

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

Combining two anti-smoking approaches -- the medication Chantix and nicotine patches -- improves the odds you'll quit smoking over the short term, a new industry-funded study suggests.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Corrupt South African Police Officials Under Fire

Efforts by the National Police Commissioner, General Riah Phiyega, to intensify investigations into crimes committed by members of the South African Police Service and people impersonating police officials is rapidly gaining momentum, says police spokesman Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

New smartphone app offers easy and inexpensive solution for hearing screening

A lightweight, automated and easy-to-use mobile health solution called hearScreen is ideal for developing countries and use in rural areas.

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