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1 hr ago | News24

SA sliding into crony capitalism - Naidoo

Cape Town Twenty years after the first democratic elections, South Africa is sliding into a system of crony capitalism former Cabinet minister and Cosatu leader Jay Naidoo said at Stellenbosch University.

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4 hrs ago | News24

Mbete alludes to a closer ANC, NFP relationship

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete suggested on Thursday the party could have a closer relationship with the National Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal after the 7 May elections.

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7 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

It's champ time with the Blackball Premier League playoffs

South Africa's biggest consumer show is proud to host the masters of the felt in a Premier League showdown of ball-cracking proportions.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Reverend to carry cross for poor

A controversial Khayelitsha clergyman, who drew world attention with his "Jesus had HIV" sermon, is planning to pick up his wooden cross this Easter and march through the streets of Cape Town's biggest townships to draw attention to harsh living conditions.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Hawks on trail of cellphone bandits

Robbers are targeting MTN stores around the country and the situation has escalated so much in the Western Cape that the mobile operator says it is setting up a team with the police to address the problem.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Unlet Sandton offices raise red flag

A new office block goes up in Rivonia Road, Sandton. Vacancies in prime office space in Sandton shot up to 13.6 percent in the first quarter from 0.9 percent a year ago.

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11 hrs ago | News24

Cape Town teen murder case continues

Twenty years later and the very party we once embraced as our own, has degenerated into a pariah we now distance ourselves from, says Fareed Kaloo .

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11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'We'll sack whites if ANC wins in Cape'

Cosatu in the Western Cape has called for more than half of the white senior civil servants in the provincial government to be sacked within just one year of the election.

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11 hrs ago | News24

Cape Town Global Cannabis March 2014

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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Bailey dose of theatre prescribed

Ever since a chicken was slaughtered by sangomas on the Baxter stage during a performance of Brett Bailey's play iMumbo Jumbo 11 years ago, the playwright has been regarded as the over-the-top enfant terrible of South African theatre.

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Examiner.com

Shifting the struggle from human rights to animal rights in South Africa

"We are running 269Life South Africa together." Ronel Fortune, Founder 269Life South Africa and Remko Ehrhardt, Founder of 269Life Netherlands.

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News24

Sing AU anthem, Dlamini-Zuma tells Africa

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Live Science

'LIGO: A Passion for Understanding' - The Minds Behind the Film

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa where he is working to earn his masters degree in applied mathematics.

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Iol.co.za

Age is just a number in politics

Just six and a half months ago it was illegal for Samantha Olane to buy beer, see 12 Years a Slave and vote.

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BroadwayWorld.com

War Horse Makes South African Premiere, Oct. 22

The global theatre phenomenon, WAR HORSE will be making its South African premire later this year, beginning with a season at The Teatro at Montecasino in Johannesburg in October before transferring to the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town in December.

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Warming Wednesdays: Boycott and divestment?

A couple of weeks ago, the archbishop emeritus of Cape Town. South Africa, Desmond Tutu, wrote in the Guardian in full support of boycotts of the monster companies that are belching the most carbon dioxide into the atmosphere: Tutu proposes boycotts and divestment from the fossil fuel giants.

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Iol.co.za

Crippling cost of Cape Town CBD

Small businesses are being forced to shut down or leave the city centre and operate from elsewhere because of climbing costs, say owners and a city labour lawyer.

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Iol.co.za

The Top 20 songs since '94

One of the biggest success stories of our 20 years of democracy is the growth of the music industry.

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Iol.co.za

New chapter in SA clothing industry

Economic Development minister Ebrahim Patel visited the Trade Core Investments Apparel clothing factory in Epping yesterday at the beginng of construction of their R25 million clothing design centre, the first of its kind in Africa.

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Daily Mail

The Nomadic Kitchen! Friends ride 20,000km from London to Cape Town ...

Two friends went a little further than their local Tesco in their hunt for great food, travelling for 501 days and 20,000km from London to Cape Town by bicycle.

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