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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

It's a political battle of name-calling

As jockeying for votes intensifies in the run-up to the elections, the political language used by Gwede Mantashe, ANC secretary-general, and other political leaders can be perceived as personal attacks, says the writer.

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1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

Pinnacle director's case postponed

A court on Thursday postponed until July the case against a director of mid-cap technology firm Pinnacle Holdings who has been charged with attempting to bribe a senior police official to win a contract.

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2 hrs ago | News24

SAPS waited too long to complain about ad - DA

The DA insisted on Thursday that the SA Police Service had waited too long to complain about the party's election advert.

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3 hrs ago | Anarkismo Newswire

Global Fire

Michael Schmidt is an investigative journalist, an anarchist theorist and a radical historian based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Transnet retirees demand answers

"The average income for a retired Transnet pensioner is R2 000 or less and most of them cannot live with that money on a monthly basis," FF Plus MP Anton Alberts told protesters at the Pretoria Arts Museum ahead of a march to the Union Buildings.

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4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Manager 'ran private resort on state land'

Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve acting manager Debbie Joubert has been suspended for allegedly running a private resort and renting out shacks on government property without authorisation.

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7 hrs ago | Suria

South Africa's institutions rot in...

In the bowels of Africa's largest hospital, doctors carry out emergency surgery by the light of a cell phone while, on a nearby ward, seriously ill patients are sardined three-to-a-bed.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

News24

MTN launching high speed fibre broadband

Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone.

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The Argus

Brighton charity to teach Brazilian slum-dwellers photography

A charity is calling for support as it aims to target the forgotten favelas, or Brazilian slums, at this summer's football World Cup in Brazil.

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Now Toronto

Bringing urban dance to the theatre

Street dancing and b-boying are more popular than ever thanks to reality TV shows and those slick Step Up sequels.

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Reuters

South Africa's Sanlam to buy 51 percent in Malaysian insurer for $119 million

Sanlam said it would initially buy a 40 percent from a major shareholder, Koperasi MCIS Berhad, and another 11 percent through an offer to minority shareholders.

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News24

Land reform process lawful - Zuma

The land reform process is being done according to the law and the Constitution, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

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Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Jesse Clegg shares stage with legendary father

South African rocker Jesse Clegg puts in an acoustic set to open for his father Johnny Clegg at Festival Place on Saturday.

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News24

Soweto man held for rape

On the one hand you have striking workers, and on the other are low profitable mines.

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Iol.co.za

Bribes add to lawlessness: minister

"We are appealing to the moral conscience of our society," she said in Pretoria at a briefing on road safety measures over the Easter weekend.

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Iol.co.za

Rapist, killer has life term cut

One of the attackers of a British tourist and her South African friend, who were overpowered at a lookout point at the Long Tom Pass in Mpumalanga more than 11 years ago, received a reprieve from the Pretoria High Court, which reduced his life sentence to 22 years.

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Iol.co.za

Ailing SANDF needs resuscitation

The decline of the SA National Defence Force needs to be urgently turned around, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Platinum talks seek to end longest mine strike

Talks between the three largest platinum producers and the South African union leading a strike will continue today after the companies increased their pay offer April 17 in a bid to break the three-month deadlock.

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Iol.co.za

They're getting the red carpet look

AS the Samas approach, there is much anticipation in the air especially when it comes to red carpet couture.

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Iol.co.za

Killer boyfriend dies in hospital

A 29-old-man man who allegedly shot dead his girlfriend after an argument in Zola, Soweto, has died in hospital, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

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