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1 hr ago | InsuranceTech

South Africa's Discovery Insurance Partners with U.S. Telematics Company

Discovery Limited and Cambridge Mobile Telematics , have entered a strategic partnership for usage-based insurance programs.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Cambridge, MA

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

South Africa Energy Minister to Intervene on Renewable Deals

South African Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said her department wants to address weaknesses in the process of commissioning renewable-power projects.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Winners honoured at 17th Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

Twelve diverse business and arts partnerships were honoured at the 17th Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, held at Johannesburg's historic The Market Theatre this evening.

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10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

3 playful lion cubs debut at Johannesburg Zoo

Three playful lion cubs made their public debut Wednesday, pouncing their way into a large enclosure at the Johannesburg Zoo.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News

13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Leon Kirkinis, Former Chief Executive Officer of African Bank Investments Ltd.

Leon Kirkinis, described as one of the sharpest minds in banking, changed South Africa by expanding credit to the poor.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

$75,000 Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs Announces 2014 Finalists

Togo and Ivory Coast have Anzisha finalists for the first time and five amazing young women have made the cut with projects varying from tourism, art and energy JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 26, 2014/African Press Organization / For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Gauteng Boardwalk - August 26, 2014

Auto & General Theatre on the Square, Fifth St, Sandton, 011 883 8606, book at 083 377 4969 or www.strictlytickets.co.za: I Have Life - Alison's Journey, by Maralin Vanrenen, based on the book by Marianne Thamm.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, South Africa, Africa

In-depth Africa

Afriwise launches first-of-its-kind consulting firm in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 26, 2014/African Press Organization / Two well-known lawyers on the African scene, Steven De Backer and Olivier Binyingo, recently launched Afriwise consult to offer clients a more holistic consulting approach and access to genuine on-the-ground expertise in Sub Saharan Africa, with procedures for quality ... (more)

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DNA India

3 Indian-origin South African women brutally murdered

Three Indian-origin women in South Africa have been murdered brutally in separate incidents, two of them allegedly killed by their partners, sending shock waves among the community members.

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Cape Town Boardwalk - August 26, 2014

FIRED UP: Floating Outfit Project presents In Case of Fire, Run for the Elevator by Boyzie Cekwana at the Live Art Festival.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Indie, Arts, Dance, Belarus,

Bizcommunity

BYM summit to bring Africa's 100 brightest young minds together

Recognised as an official World Design Capital Cape Town project, the 14th annual Brightest Young Minds summit sponsored by Barclays Africa is playing host to 100 of Africa's most innovative 20 to 32 year olds in Johannesburg from 29 August till 2 September.

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News24

.com | SA's World Heritage sites to be spruced up

Richtersveld, Mapungubwe, uKhlahlamba and the Baviaanskloof in the Cape Floral Region will received new interpretive signage as part of a two-year development plan of South Africa's World Heritage sites.

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Distell growth slows on consumer woes

Distell's second-half sales growth halved to about 2 percent by volume, compared with the first six months of the fiscal year, Richard Rushton, the managing director of South Africa's biggest wine and spirits producer, said by phone.

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Nene: SA is open to privatising Eskom

South Africa is open to private investors helping to finance power plants built by Eskom to plug a funding gap faced by the state power utility, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, African National Congress (South Africa)

Mon Aug 25, 2014

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The nanny state rescues banks, but you're on your own

A pedestrian passes an African Bank branch, a unit of African Bank Investments Ltd. , in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Sunday Herald

Voices of Truth remind us of the crimes during apartheid regime

When Johannesburg-born artist William Kentridge teamed up with the Handspring Puppet Company to create Ubu and the Truth Commission, the post-apartheid Truth And Reconciliation Commission in South Africa that inspired it was a year into proceedings.

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World News Report

New global ISO27001 packaged solutions from IT Governance help South...

IT Governance , the global leaders in information security solutions, has launched four ISO27001 packaged solutions to help South African organisations tackle cyber crime.

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In-depth Africa

Mayowe was an ideological compass

THE passing on of Ambassador John George Mayowe, whose nom de guerre was "Robert Mandebvu" on Saturday, February 19 2013 robbed the Zimbabwe nation of one of its revolutionary, loyal and illustrious sons.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, South Africa, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Zambia

West Australian

Exclusive - Lonmin aims to cut up to 5,700 South Africa jobs - sources

Platinum producer Lonmin aims to cut around 5,700 jobs, about 21 percent of its South African workforce, as part of a drive to restore profits after a five-month wage strike this year, sources familiar with the plan said.

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In-depth Africa

African States: Reject Immunity for Leaders / 141 Groups in 40 Countries Speak Out

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - African countries should reject immunity for sitting leaders for grave crimes before the African Court for Justice and Human Rights, 141 organizations said today in a declaration in advance of an African Union meeting in Nairobi.

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