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Gordhan scorches 'gloomy' SA press
South Africa's financial press came under attack yesterday by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, who criticised the print media in particular for sending a pessimistic message to the world.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
Newspaper retracts Docrat al-Qaeda story
The Daily Maverick has retracted a report that implicated two South Africans in alleged Al-Qaeda related activities, due to "inaccuracies".
Joburg tops, but only for business
The third annual Mastercard global city destination index gives the rather surprising information that Johannesburg is the most popular destination in Africa.
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Paris Exhibit Captures Mandela's Journey
But a new exhibition in Paris takes a step back - looking at Mandela's evolution from political prisoner to one of the world's most beloved and respected politicians.
5 Somalis, 7 militants die in attack on UN office
Alpha Natural Resources is unveiling a $23 million training complex for coal miners that combines the world's best technology in a single West Virginia complex - and may save lives.
Family at Mandela's hospital
Former president Nelson Mandela's family arrived at the Pretoria hospital where the elderly statesman was spending a 12th day on Wednesday.
A musical to rock status quo?
It's not every day that a new musical seems to pop up out of nowhere. That's probably also why we regard them with scepticism rather than embracing them in celebratory mode.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Hundreds march for school norms
Hundreds of Equal Education members marched to Parliament on Monday, demanding that Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga immediately publish minimum norms and standards for schools.
Road Tripping South Africa via the Garden Route: Out from Plettenberg Bay
If you're going to road trip in South Africa, let it be on the Garden Route . This popular stretch of road connects Heidelberg and Storms River Village along the N2, traversing mountain passes interspersed with views out to the Indian Ocean.
80 People from 38 Countries to Become Citizens at Monticello on July 4
This July 4th, 80 people from 38 countries will become US citizens at Monticello's 51st annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony.
Gauteng cop found with hands, feet bound
We don't want to kick you out of SA because this is your home too. But we want your co-operation in helping to address the issues of the past, says Esethu Hasane .
3-D Printer Brings Dexterity To Children With No Fingers
One version of the Robohand includes 3-D printed parts assembled with metal hardware.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Graca Machel moved by messages of love
In tweets, songs, telephone calls, cards and more, messages of love have come from across South Africa and the world for 94-year-old Nelson Mandela, giving the family comfort and hope as he remains in hospital in serious condition with a lung infection, his wife Graca Machel said on Monday.
Remembering and Learning from the Past: The 1976 Uprising and the African Working Class
This year  marks the 30th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto uprising in South Africa, which marked the start of the fall of apartheid, and inspired activists worldwide.
Shebeens' remain a refuge for poverty-stricken South Africans
The power had been out for three days so there was no music and most of the apple cider and beer was warm, but the party was in full swing by early Saturday afternoon at Dodo's Tavern, an unlicensed shebeen that is the centre of community life in a wretchedly poor area of the biggest black township in South Africa.
Video: Mandela's ex-bodyguard critical of medical treatment
A former bodyguard of Nelson Mandela's is criticizing the medical treatment of the former president.
Ghana First Choice Keeper Fatau Dauda To Undergo Pirates Medicals On Tuesday
Ghana first choice goalkeeper Fatau Dauda would undergo medicals with South African Premier Soccer League side Orlando Pirates on Tuesday to complete his switch, Ghanasoccernet.com can confirm.
Mandela's wife thanks world for 'love, generosity'
America's newest Miss USA is leaving a white collar job behind for a world of glamour in her new role - and she can't wait.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
South Africa police fire rubber bullets at striking miners
SOUTH African police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades in clashes with Anglo American Platinum miners, as a deadline passed for 12,000 sacked workers to reclaim their jobs.