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3 hrs ago | Trenchless Technology

Bauma Conexpo Africa Moves to Three-Year Cycle After 2015

After celebrating its premiere event in 2013, Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry is making some changes.

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7 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

The long road to dethroning patriarchy

"If you flick through the design history books, you'll notice that pretty much all the 'great designers' have something in common.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Lindela detentions unlawful: court

The High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that the detention of migrants at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful and unconstitutional, the SA Human Rights Commission said on Thursday.

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10 hrs ago | Voice of America

'Bad Mannered' South Africans Go Back to School

The luxurious grounds of La Chatelet in Johannesburg's Sandhurst suburb are now a school for those seeking impeccable table manners and other social skills.

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11 hrs ago | Voice of America

'Beefy' Waiters Strut Across South Africa's Social Boundaries

"I'd say seven out of ten clients now are women," said one of the Beefcakes boys introduced onstage.

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13 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Where there's smoke, there's fire

"I wish I never smoked in the first place and moving over to electronic cigarettes [e-cigarettes] was my way of trying to kick the habit but my nicotine addiction has increased - now I want to smoke all the time," says Brett Pearton from Randburg in Johannesburg, shaking his head with regret.

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16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

South African court orders release of Zuma tapes

In this Saturday May 9, 2009 file photo South Africa's president Jacob Zuma takes an oath during his inauguration in Pretoria, South Africa, for a first term.

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19 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Audi R8 GT hits Range Rover Evoque in South Africa

The driver of an Audi R8 GT has ran a red light and crashed into a Range Rover Evoque, in South Africa, destroying both vehicles.

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20 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Vox Telecom partnering FTTH provider Vumatel

South African altnet Vox Telecom has formed a commercial partnership with fibre broadband provider Vumatel, which recently began the deployment of an open access fibre-to-the-home network in upmarket Johannesburg suburb Parkhurst.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Creative Showcase: A studio visit with Ruann Coleman

The official #WDC008 Pop-up Space just opened its doors on Long Street. The space takes a do-it-yourself approach to design to showcase local creativity.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Iol.co.za

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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