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2 hrs ago | The China Post
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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5 hrs ago | CFR.org
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.
9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
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.
11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A woman accused of stabbing her three-year-old niece 99 times appeared in Odendaalsrus Magistrate's Court on Thursday, Free State police said.
13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
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.
13 hrs ago | News24
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 .
Mauritius is known to South Africans mainly as a holiday destination, brimming with idyllic beaches, luxurious hotels and stunning scenery.
Activists trying to eliminate child sex abuse in South Africa have just ended a month-long campaign.
Twenty people have been arrested for public violence in Langa, Cape Town, during a service delivery protest, Western Cape police said.
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.
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.
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.
A lightweight, automated and easy-to-use mobile health solution called hearScreen is ideal for developing countries and use in rural areas.
Waratahs cult hero Jacques Potgieter has reportedly rebuffed an approach to make an early defection back to his old South African franchise the Bulls.
The United Nations left open the option for rich and poor nations to remain divided in their obligations on climate change, setting up a conflict over exactly who should cut greenhouse gases.
South African officials say more than 50 people were injured when two trains collided in the eastern coastal city of Durban.
The one day Bonga Dlulane visited the Waterfront, and the next day Khayelitsha. Although it is not just a Cape Town thing, he says one has to admit the inequality.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 03:28 pm
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