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Yesterday | 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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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

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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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Free State's medicine supply in a state of 'provincial emergency'

The Free State health department labels a drug shortages report by the Stop Stock-Outs Project as "opportunistic, mischievous and unscientific".

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Peninsula

S Africa village first to be powered by fuel cells

KROONSTAD: A South African village has become the first in the world to be powered by fuel cells, companies behind the project have said, in a new scheme which could help remote areas of the continent access electricity for the first time.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Shadow of the Hummingbird Returns to the Fugard Theatre, 27-30 August

Due to overwhelming demand the Fugard Theatre is proud to announce five additional performances of THE SHADOW OF THE HUMMINGBIRD, the beautiful play presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre that stars Athol Fugard himself and introduces Marviantos Baker, from 27 to 30 August 2014.

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Sys-Con Media

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces Turkey Skateboarding Championships

The Grand Slams will feature qualifiers for both individual skateboarders as well as the Rider Cup team skateboarding contest.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Lucianne.com

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European scientists were preparing for a historic rendezvous on Wednesday between a comet and a space probe after a 10-year, six billion-kilometre chase through the Solar System.

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People

Woman Has Jealousy-Inspiring Friendship with Cheetah

When we call Goska Zdziechowska a "big cat lady," we're not referring to the size of her love for cats, but rather the size of the cats she loves.

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Iol.co.za

Cop jailed for killing girlfriend

A Free State police officer has been jailed for six years by the Kroonstad Magistrate's Court for murder, burglary and the discharge of a firearm.

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Iol.co.za

Farmers: No compromise on principles

Free State farmers will accept no compromise on economic or constitutional principles in the development of agriculture, Free State Agriculture president Dan Kriek said on Wednesday.

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USA Today

Traveler's Table: Sandwiches around the world

At Bar Tartine in San Francisco, you'll find a plethora of housemade smrrebrd toppings from chefs Nick Balla and Cortney Burns, including smoked sturgeon with potato and dill sauce, corned beef with horseradish cream, and fried onions and pecan butter with sweet cheese and blueberries.

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Iol.co.za

Quake triggered by mine activity - expert

"South Africans should not be worried, but they must be aware of the possibility of earthquakes," said Dr Chris Hartnady, technical director of earth science consultants Umvoto Africa in Cape Town.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

News24

.com | Expert: 5.5 quake quite big, but not uncommon

A structural geologist has said that the 5.5 magnitude earthquake that hit South Africa on Tuesday, killed one person and injured 17, could be considered big, but was not uncommon.

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Iol.co.za

Quake empties Bloem's tall buildings

"The director general of the Free State Kopung Ralikontsane ordered all public servants immediately to evacuate the government buildings, go home and report for duty the next day," said government spokesman Mondli Mvambi.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake shakes South Africa

Tremors were felt in Johannesburg and Pretoria in Gauteng province, Bloemfontein in the Free State and in KwaZulu-Natal province, Luyanda Majija, a spokeswoman for Johannesburg-based Emergency Rescue 24, said.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

News24

.com | UFS assault victim labelled racist

The Free State student allegedly assaulted by two fellow students at the University of the Free State's city campus is a racist, the Bloemfontein Regional Court heard on Monday.

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