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2 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Born Frees positive about SA despite socio-economic challenges

A new generation of South African voters stepped into the spotlight in 2014. Known as the 'Born Frees', this generation, making up 40% of the current total population in South Africa, was born after the end of apartheid in 1994 and has only known life under a democratic ANC leadership.

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6 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Zuma to open Karate World Cup in Durban

The fourth international Karate World Cup will be held in South Africa, and the event is to be opened by President Jacob Zuma.

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10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

South Africa To Host World Medical Association Assembly

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, Sept 2 -- The annual General Assembly of the World Medical Association will be held at the Durban International Convention Center here from October 8 to 11. The programme of the meeting will be: Wednesday 8 October: Committees,Thursday 9 October: Scientific Session, Friday 10 October am: Council meeting, pm Assembly Ceremonial ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Oldest Test cricketer dies aged 103

Norman Gordon , the former South Africa fast bowler who was the world's oldest Test cricketer, has died aged 103.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bizcommunity

18th Poetry Africa International Festival in October

The Centre for Creative Arts , with principal funding from the City of Durban and the Department of Arts and Culture invites Durban's creative and undiscovered poets to take part in the festival Prelude Poets programme as part of the 18th Poetry Africa International Festival, taking place from 13-18 October 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

OpEdNews

Sudan--Child Slavery

'I want to thank the organizers of this conference, The Perils of Global Intolerance.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

News24

.com | Vagrants took to the streets

Durban whoonga addicts paraded West Street to the Durban City hall on a march that was organised by the Asibasize Campaign, to hand over a memorandum to the eThekwini Mayor, Councillor James Nxumalo.

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News24

.com | The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

As President Jacob Zuma loses his appeal to block the release of the so-called "spy tapes", News24 charts the battle that began more than decade ago.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

SA's landless blacks: Why does the impasse continue?

Squatter camps, like the Mandela squatter camp which was in Diepkloof and later moved to Durban Deep near Roodepoort on the West Rand, are clear evidence that South Africa is in need of a land redistribution exercise to right the wrongs of apartheid Pusch Commey IT was in 1652 when people of European descent began to systematically drive Africans ... (more)

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Mail & Guardian

Climate change: The secrets of our collusion

The environment minister has cut funds to monitor climate change and contraventions, showing her tendency to collaborate with corporate power.

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Iol.co.za

Great health policies but poor outcomes

South Africa has achieved much in health since the era of Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, but South Africans are still getting a raw deal, a health conference in Durban heard on Friday.

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News24

.com | Look up Durban! The big A380 is back

Cape Town - Aviation enthusiasts in the Durban areas will be able to do a bit of A380 plane spotting over the weekend as British Airways will be conducting pilot training and technical tests with staff from 29 August to 1 September.

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Iol.co.za

Graca speaks out for African women

Women in Africa were haunted by rape, child marriage, kidnappings all crimes that left them severely oppressed and which were the scourge of the continent, Graa Machel said in a speech in Durban last night.

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Iol.co.za

Stokes stands firm over threat to his life

The sacrifices and consequences of fleeing the country - leaving behind a pregnant wife, being sequestrated and disbarred, and subjecting himself and his family to negative publicity - was far greater than an alleged verbal threat from a man never convicted for violence, it was suggested to Ian Stokes on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

You can't own a woman - judge

Men who viewed women as their property needed to understand they could never own them, a high court judge said in Pietermaritzburg as he sentenced a man to life imprisonment for murdering his lover.

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Artist's hidden treasures unearthed

The project aims to afford undiscovered artists a professional platform to showcase their talent, to earn an income in the process.

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O'Connor denies he threatened Stokes

Durban North businessman Garth O'Connor - who accuses his former best friend, disbarred attorney Ian Stokes, of stealing more than R3 million he deposited in his trust account - was a man with a history of surrounding himself with "large men" and threatening violence.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

SA citrus growers want EU dispute resolved

Citrus growers in South Africa, the world's biggest orange exporter, asked the government to set up an independent panel to help resolve a dispute with the European Union over the region's stricter import requirements.

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Switched

State Dept. Denies Seeking Alternative To Climate Treaty, But Has Been Doing So Since 2009

The New York Times reported Wednesday that the Obama administration is planning to make an end run around the Senate in order to get an international climate agreement.

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Iol.co.za

On your mark, get set, glow

THE party scene in South Africa is changing each year with bigger and better events to look forward to.

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