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2 hrs ago | The Atlantic

The Coded Clothes of South Africa's Economic Freedom Fighters

Nearly 300 supporters of the Economic Freedom Fighters -a self-declared Marxist-Leninist political party that has formed in opposition to the dominant African National Congress , and adopted red overalls as its uniform-gathered at the legislative building of South Africa's Gauteng province.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Oscar sells home where Reeva died

OSCAR Pistorius has sold the Pretoria home where he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to help pay legal fees for his murder trial.

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CNN

Paul Simon Fast Facts

Children: with Edie Brickell: Gabriel Elijah, 1998; Lulu Belle, March 1995; Adrian Edward, December 28, 1992; with Peggy Harper: Harper James, September 7, 1972 Nominated for 35 and winner of 16 Grammy Awards , and recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award.

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Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Medicines Control Council to speak on CAMS in Johannesburg

IQPC South Africa, in partnership with The Federation of East African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers , is pleased to announce Pharma Logistics Africa 2014, taking place from 21 - 23 October 2014 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

S. Africa: Giraffe dies after head hits highway overpassS. Africa:...

Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was being transported in a truck will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws, an official said Friday.

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Bellingham Herald

Singer Gregory Alan Isakov roams to Wild Buffalo

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calling Colorado home, Gregory Alan Isakov has been traveling all of his life, so his songs hone a masterful quality beyond his years and tell a story of miles and landscapes and the search for a sense of place.

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Iol.co.za

Granny tied up for two days

A 75-year-old woman was tied up for two days at her home in Morningside, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Friday.

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Iol.co.za

Gauteng Gig Guide - August 1, 2014

Classic Rock Project at Cafe Barcelona, shop 24, Elardus Park Centre, cnr Delmas Rd and Barnard St, Elardus Park, Pretoria.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Brand Africa Announces South Africa's Top 50 Most Valuable Brands

South Africa's Top 50 Most Valuable Brands were revealed from a survey conducted by leading independent brand valuation consultancy company, Brand Africa which provide a measurable and independent account on how brands perform in South Africa each year.

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The Sweet Science

Quotes From Final Kovalev-Caparello Presser

The final press conference was held today for the August 2 title fight between Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev, 24-0-1, 22 KO's and Blake "Il Capo" Caparello, 19-0-1, 6 KO's.

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Mail & Guardian

The African way of life in focus

Whether fragile, charming, seductive or frightening, Themba Mbuyisa's photographs explore the various and contrasting emotions of the human condition.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads

Liberia pleads for help as Ebola spreads Official tells CBS News the outbreak of the deadly virus is now 'above the control of the national government.'

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Mashable

Giraffe Dies After Hitting Its Head on Highway Bridge

A giraffe being transported in an open-air truck bed on a South Africa highway this week died after reportedly hitting its head on an overpass.

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The Economist

South Africa: Up the creek

A WHITE woman in the fluorescent-yellow jacket of a freelance parking attendant steps into the road, gesticulating at an empty bay outside a restaurant in Johannesburg's rich northern suburbs, as black drivers in luxurious German cars swish past, their darkened windows sealed against the chill evening air.

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Daily Monitor

Woman strips naked to hug Mandela statue

Helicopters carrying the South African flag fly over a 9-meter bronze statue of South African former president Nelson Mandela which was unveiled on December 16, 2013 on the lawns of the Union Buildings, the seat of government in Pretoria where Mandela was inaugurated as South Africa's first black president in 1994.

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PE Hub

Blackstone bets on African infrastructure and power

Blackstone has backed Black Rhino , an African infrastructure development company.

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Juan Cole

Gaza and Soweto

On June 16, 1976, some 20,000 students rose up to protest in the slum of Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Lonmin sells shares to meet BEE deadline

The platinum miner will sell shares to the Bapo ba Mogale community in a bid to meet a black ownership target of 26% by 2015.

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In-depth Africa

PwC announces investment to accelerate Africa growth opportunities

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization / PwC has today announced it is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand for professional services as trade activity between the two regions grows.

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EETimes

Re: elbow bump

As for the son shaking his mother's hand, that's an interesting one. We'd have to do some research to ascertain if that is indeed a Swiss custom or unique to this particular family.

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