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Local news for Gauteng, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

Holomisa: IEC chair must resign

Opposition parties filed an urgent application in the Electoral Court on Thursday over their demand that IEC chairwoman Pansy Tlakula must resign, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said.

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6 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

'My lady': the woman who will decide Pistorius' fate

Talk to South Africans and many will tell you the "most incredible sight" on display at the trial of Oscar Pistorius is not their country's favourite son in the dock charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, but that of the black woman who will decide his fate.

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10 hrs ago | New Vision

Return to South Africa part II: discovering Soweto

It was the fourth and last day of our stay in Johannesburg, and that day would also be the final day of the Africa Fashion Week in Pretoria.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Baby on board: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant

Alongside her mother Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton announced that she is pregnant with her first child with husband Marc Mezvinsky.

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Suria

Diepsloot: Where South Africa's problems...

The tavern in Diepsloot township on the outskirts of Johannesburg starts filling up early on a Friday.

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Mail & Guardian

SCA rules Mdluli may face murder charges again

While corruption and fraud charges may be set aside, according to the Supreme Court of Appeal, Richard Mdluli could face murder charges again.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Lizz Huesmann Releases 'Dancing in the Shadows'

After being diagnosed with cancer in 2012, author Lizz Huesmann realized the life-changing effects that a positive attitude can have on an individual.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Forensic expert faulted at Pistorius trial

Oscar Pistorius, middle, accompanied by brother Carl Pistorius, behind, and police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Bizcommunity

Broadcaster lifts ban on DA adverts

The SABC has cleverly averted a potentially embarrassing verdict over the decision to ban several DA election adverts by agreeing to flight them, pending an indefinite postponement.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

Oscar trial: Nel disputes Dixon's claims

Oscar Pistorius's trial will resume in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Thursday, with defence expert witness Roger Dixon returning to the stand.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Zuma Corruption Scandal Dogs ANC Ahead of Elections

In just a few weeks, South Africans head to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.

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News24

Tshwane Bishop condemns 'vote no' campaign

"In the past 20 years of our hard-earned freedom, I have never felt as failed as I am today by the stance taken by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy minister of health Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, of mobilising people to spoil their votes rather than vote for the ANC," the Right Reverend Abraham Thamsanqa Sibiya said in a ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Drivers must be fit, says minister

Clamping down on unfit drivers would help reduce road deaths in South Africa, Transport Minister Dipuo Peters said on Wednesday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Nadine Gordimer: The disillusion and corruption of post-Mandela South Africa

Farewell messages for late South African president Nelson Mandela are written over a panel in a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2013.

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News24

Mkhize: South Africans trust the ANC

Johannesburg - South Africans have confidence in the governing African National Congress, party treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

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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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News24

Zille hands out solar kits

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille on Wednesday handed out solar power kits to residents of the Chris Hani informal settlement in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

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Iol.co.za

Amcu unveils R1m relief fund for workers

Twelve weeks into the platinum sector strike, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has launched a R1 million trust fund to meet the basic needs of its members and their families.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bizcommunity

Townships are the new black

The township is no longer a foreign land far away and its story is no longer one of the haves and have-nots.

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The Daily Star

Prosecutor ends grueling Pistorius cross-examination

South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts during his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on April 15, 2014.

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