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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

UFS race attack case in court

Two students accused of assaulting a fellow student on the University of the Free State's Bloemfontein campus pleaded not guilty in the local regional court on Monday to all charges against them.

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12 hrs ago | News24

.com | Cops in court for soliciting a bribe

Two police constables appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Monday for allegedly soliciting a bribe, Mpumalanga police said.

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15 hrs ago | MotorAuthority

Porsche Buys South Africa's Kyalami Race Track

No motorsport fan likes to see a classic race track get bulldozed, but the land these tracks occupy is often valuable, so there's typically no shortage of developers waiting in the wings for an operator to falter.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SANDF accused of HIV discrimination

The SANDF is being dragged to court for allegedly failing to comply with a court order that prohibits it from discriminating against HIV-positive employees.

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22 hrs ago | News24

.com | Cabinet's code of ethics flawed - ethics body

The latest quest by right-wing Afrikaners to establish their own racially pure state by seceding from South Africa is madness, writes Kameel Premhid .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Babalu Blog

What Fidel Castro and the ANC don't want you to know about Cuba and South Africa

Open Letter from the ANC to the Communist Party of Cuba Voice of America is reporting that South Africa has launched a campaign against US sanctions on Cuba.

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Iol.co.za

Sci-fi thriller to be shot in SA

Prisoners of War, a sci-fi thriller about humankind's last stand against an alien invasion, starring former Bond Girl Berenice Marlohe, is the latest Hollywood production set to shoot in South Africa.

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Sunherald.com

Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

President Barack Obama, who has said he was one of the untold millions of people around the world who were inspired by Mandela's life, is set to announce the name change at a town hall-style event on Monday in Washington with several hundred young leaders from across sub-Saharan Africa.

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CBS Local

Obama to Rename Africa Program for Nelson Mandela

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House said Sunday.

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The Star Press

Obama to dedicate fellowship program to Nelson Mandela

President Obama is re-naming an African fellowship program in honor of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela.

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News24

.com | Policeman shot at crime scene

The latest quest by right-wing Afrikaners to establish their own racially pure state by seceding from South Africa is madness, writes Kameel Premhid .

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Scientific Blogging

Acheulean Artefacts: Stone Age Find In Northern Cape Of South Africa

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa, have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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Iol.co.za

Phone theft syndicate arrested

Acting on a tip-off from crime intelligence, members of the Durban central field unit arrested a woman and two others who were with her when she was about to board a bus to Joburg last week.

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News24

.com | ANC heavyweight in R1.4bn corruption scandal

The aim of any party should be to promote the welfare of the people who voted them into power, and not to undermine our constitution, writes Sizwe Mda .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Nadine Gordimer offered a model of how to use books as social force

WYANTT COUNTS/ASSOCIATED PRESS/1990Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for literature, was a South African novelist whose anti-apartheid works were once denounced by the white-minority government in her homeland.

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Daily Monitor

Fr Nnaku believes in service above self

Fr Francis Nnaku, the newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Masaka for 2014/2015 is the dean of studies at Katigondo Major Seminary in Masaka Diocese.

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News24

.com | R50 000 reward for info on Lenasia shooter

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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Iol.co.za

Botched circumcisions kill hundreds

When Percy turned 20, he decided to show the other young men in his South African village that he was a real man.

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News24

.com | Axe parolee in court for killing wife

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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