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23 min ago | Bloomberg

Surfer Bitten by 4-Meter Great White Shark Off Cape Town

A surfer off Cape Town 's Muizenberg beach was bitten by a shark suspected to be as much as 4 meters in length, South Africa 's National Sea Rescue Institute said.

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23 min ago | Iol.co.za

Advocate drops bid for legal aid

An advocate charged with defrauding legal aid authorities abandoned his application for legal aid in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town, on Friday.

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3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Limited land behind Pollsmoor closure

Plans to dispose of Pollsmoor and Leeuwkop prisons were prompted by security concerns, limited land, and a population of bullfrogs, according to Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha.

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4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Human waste befouls 'problem' mansion

Relieved neighbours of a notorious "problem building" in Somerset West watched on Friday as the City of Cape Town ordered an inspection of the allegedly crime-ridden site.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 now open - USD 150,000 in...

Innovation Prize for Africa 2015 now open USD 150,000 in prizes for continent's brightest innovators to accelerate Africa's development With 2000 innovators from 48 countries entering in its first three years; IPA 2015 takes investment in unleashing and supporting sustainable African led innovation past half a million USD JOHANNESBURG, ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Giraffe killed after hitting head on highway bridge

Giraffe killed after hitting head on highway bridge A giraffe was killed in a freak accident on a busy highway in South Africa Thursday.

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In-depth Africa

Sound, fury and some stand-up comedy: Malema takes his road show to Cape Town

The show went on for the EFF at Parliament on Thursday with Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema speculating whether the ANC were a bunch of drunks as well as promising reporters he would shut down Johannesburg's economy.

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Hypebeast.com

BMW Presents "The Epic Driftmob" featuring the M235i

BMW re-imagines the 'flash mob' with a nifty new commercial. Taking its supercharged M235i to the streets of Cape Town, South Africa, the brand organized a 'Driftmob' with professional drivers performing a choreographed drifting sequence.

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Iol.co.za

Women judged harshly by our courts

An IT specialist was fined R6 000 or six months in jail by a Cape Town court, for trying to extort a client who swore at him.

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Iol.co.za

IT man fined for blackmail bid

An IT specialist was fined R6000 or six months in jail by a Cape Town court on Thursday, for trying to extort a client who swore at him.

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Iol.co.za

Brothers face fraud charges of R600m

Two brothers charged with fraud involving an investment scheme in Wellington involving more than R600 million are to face more charges, the Bellville Commercial Crimes Court heard on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Lwandle evictees fear for their kids

Residents living in a community hall for almost two months after being evicted from their homes in Lwandle, near Strand, have complained that their young children are being exposed to "disruptive" behaviour.

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Iol.co.za

Prasa may shut down Cape central line

Prasa is considering shutting down the central line after vandals "butchered" Metrorail's signal cables on Wednesday and halted trains between Philippi and Nyanga.

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Iol.co.za

Spike in unemployment in Cape

The Western Cape has seen the biggest spike in unemployment since the start of the year, Statistics SA announced in its second Quarterly Labour Force Survey.

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The London Free Press

If voted on now, Edmonton would likely win 2022 Commonwealth bid

Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Canada reacts after winning gold in the heptathlon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 30, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

100% Design to feature top SA creatives

South African designers are getting a generous shot in the arm this year with the introduction on the African continent of the renowned international design exhibition 100% Design, which will run alongside Decorex SA from August 6 to 10. 100% Design started in London and has become the leading go-to show for forward-thinking design.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Four Word Productions' BETWEEN to Play the King's Head Theatre This Fall

Four Word Productions in association with the King's Head Theatre present the London premiere of BETWEEN by Oskar Brown at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, this September.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Barclays focuses on corporate lending in S Africa

Barclays Africa Group is focusing on lending to companies in South Africa to counter a drop in retail credit as the financial health of households in its biggest market deteriorates.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Bookings Now Open for John Neumeier Works at Cape Town City Ballet

Spring & Fall, one of the most exciting dance seasons ever to grace the South African stage, will be presented by the Cape Town City Ballet in September.

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Travel World News

Sun International, Cape Town to Host World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Sun International will partner the City of Cape Town for the 14th Annual World Peace Summit taking place in the city of Cape Town for the first time in October 2014.

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