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6 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Divorce without guilt or blame

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein is using a divorce damages claim to also look at the wider issue of whether it would be appropriate to change the law so that such claims can no longer be brought in South Africa.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Diamonds.net

Leibish & Co. Unveils the Purple Orchid Diamond

Press Release: Fancy color diamond and color diamond jewelry company Leibish & Co.

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Roll Bama Roll

RBR Tailgating: Lamb Burgers

Lamb Burgers and Italian Bread Salad with North African Pepper Sauce. Sorry WVU.

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The Miami Herald

South African court orders release of Zuma tapes

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.

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Mail & Guardian

Zuma's spy tapes appeal dismissed

The Supreme Court of Appeal has denied the president's application to keep the spy tapes from being released to the Democratic Alliance.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Fifth postponement in MEC Malakoane's corruption case

Activists have expressed frustration at the corruption trial of Free State MEC Benny Malakoane being postponed for the fifth time.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

Candidate hopes to get black community more involved

Museum owner focuses on diversity education Charles Minimah says he's a West Virginian by choice, and he wants to give back to the state that's given him many opportunities.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

News24

.com | Free State woman, handicapped son hit by truck

A woman died and her handicapped son was seriously injured when they were hit by a truck in Bloemfontein, Free State, on Sunday, paramedics said.

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News24

.com | Two arrested for stolen laptops

Following a tip-off, a 25-year-old man was arrested in Lyttleton, south of Pretoria, after he was found in possession of four allegedly stolen laptops, Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale said in a statement.

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Iol.co.za

Shuttleworth back in court to fight for his millions

Billionaire businessman and venture capitalist Mark Shuttleworth returns to court this week, demanding the Reserve Bank repay more than R250 million it levied against him when he moved some of his assets out of the country.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Malakoane: They call me a killer, I know I'm a saviour

The besieged MEC says the fact that protesters are still alive is proof of Free State health's good work.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Transworld

World Skateboarding Grand Prix to Host US Skate Championships in 2015

World Skateboarding Grand Prix announced today it will expand in the US next summer, bringing at least three qualifying events to cities across the US, culminating in the first-ever US Skateboarding Championships.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Liberty University screening students for Ebola

Media outlets report that students received questionnaires this week regarding visits to any West African villages.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Surviving the changing tide of the music business

The music business, like many others, was turned on its head by the advent of online trade.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Pallo: how about some kindness?

Pallo Jordan has held the attention of the chattering classes and various other sectors of society, says the writer.

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In-depth Africa

Sexual Offences Court for Bethlehem

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, will this morning officially launch a Sexual Offences Court in Bethlehem, Free State.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Khampepe report: The state likes its herrings red

Four courts have agreed the report into the 2002 Zim elections should be made public: the new appeal is yet another delaying tactic.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

In-depth Africa

Abalone worth R3m recovered in Free State

Pretoria Abalone estimated at over R3 million was discovered in the Free State after a more than 100-km high speed chase on the N1, north of Kroonstad.

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Iol.co.za

Abalone bust turns deadly

A person, believed to be transporting R3 million worth of perlemoen, has been killed in a car accident that ended a 100km high-speed chase on the N1 north of Kroonstad, the Free State department of environmental affairs said on Sunday.

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