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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Mandela's party faces test in South Africa

South African President and ANC leader Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption, sings and dances on the stage at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg as he stands next to Bishop Marcelo Pires attending a Good Friday service with the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God on April 18, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Rape accused wait years for trial

Three men linked to different rape cases have been waiting at Weskoppies psychiatric hospital for between two and four years for their trials to begin.

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5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Soldier guilty of roadblock murder

In 2010 Ndlovu and Mthokozisi Manganyela were driving in Zululand, northern KwaZulu-Natal, when they saw a roadblock and sped away.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Easter road deaths down 20% from 2013

The death toll on South Africa's roads over the Easter weekend dropped from 241 in 2013 to 193 this year, according to preliminary figures announced by transport minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday.

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9 hrs ago | Republican-Leader

Lanesboro couple enjoy new experiences with food, animals during vacation in South Africa

By Bretta Grabau Bluff Country News Group In America, one does not usually see a sign saying, "Do not feed baboons" except, perhaps, in zoos.

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11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Dlamini-Zuma accused of neglecting AU duties

African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has reacted strongly to allegations that she has abandoned her official AU responsibilities to focus on ANC business leading up to the May 7 elections.

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16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Gay sangomas are not un-African: study

A practising sangoma and graduate student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Lindiwe Mkasi, has published a study which challenges the traditionally-held belief homosexuality is "un-African".

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Aide: Pistorius didn't take acting lessons before trial

A spokeswoman for accused killer Oscar Pistorius angrily denied claims by a South African journalist that the double-amputee Olympian took acting lessons before testifying at his murder trial.

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Newsday

Is South Africa ready for mixed-race love?

Under apartheid inter-racial relationships were banned in South Africa. Journalist Mpho Lakaje, who is married to a white woman, reflects on how the country has changed in the 20 years since the end of white minority rule.

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News24

ANC, NFP use state money - Buthelezi

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC and the NFP of using government resources to fund their respective election campaigns.

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Iol.co.za

EFF ad rejected, not banned: SABC

"We did not ban the advert, we rejected the advert; there is a difference," public broadcaster spokesman Kaiser Kganyago said on Tuesday.

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Newkerala.com

South Africa polls: Candidates' names up for scrutiny

Johannesburg, April 22 : With General Elections to select a new 400-member National Assembly and nine provincial assemblies a fortnight away, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa was expected to later Tuesday release the final list of candidates for the May 7 polls, media reports said.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Fugitive Rabbi 'In Hiding' in South Africa, Sources Claim

Speculations were raised once again Tuesday over the whereabouts of fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who was deported from Zimbabwe earlier this month on charges of overstaying his visa.

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Visalia Times-Delta

South African restaurants coming

A South African trio of restaurants will make their California debut later this week, when MG Food Services officially opens Ocean Basket, Jay's Flame Grilled Peri Peri Chicken and Mugs & Beans locations Thursday in Tulare and Friday in downtown Visalia.

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Reuters

South Africa platinum talks resume in bid to end three-month strike

Chief executives of the world's top platinum producers were to again meet the leaders of the AMCU union on Tuesday for wage talks in a bid to find an agreement to end the longest and most costly strike on South Africa's mines in living memory.

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ABC News

Thieves Steal Rhino Horns in South Africa

South African officials say thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a setback to efforts to curb an escalation of rhino poaching in recent years.

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Iol.co.za

Hundreds dead in Easter road carnage

It no longer looked like the luxury car it once was. The Mercedes-Benz was reduced to a pile of twisted scrap-metal after it slammed into a bridge pillar at high speed on the N14 highway outside Muldersdrift on Sunday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Canadian and South African grandmothers unite to help AIDS orphans

Usually, grandmothers brag about their grandchildren. But in the small Canadian town of Wakefield, it is the other way around.

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News24

Dismanagement in the South African Public Service

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.

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BellaOnline

Beyerskloof Winery, South Africa

The orange-brick paved winery car park is surrounded by vines, their black bunches hanging in the sun over soil the same shade as the bricks.

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