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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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News24

.com | Protesting Gauteng pupils head home

Pupils dressed in school uniforms descended on Johannesburg CBD after 13:00 on Wednesday, looting vendors and terrorising shop owners.

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Mail & Guardian

The Creative Showcase by 10and5 - July 30

Themba Mbuyisa: Uplifting the African way of life He's always had an eye for detail, but Themba Mbuyisa did not anticipate photography resonating with him as much as it does.

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The Standard

SAfrica extradites German priest on sex abuse charges

A German Catholic priest accused of sexual abuse of children in his native country and in South Africa has been extradited to Germany, police said Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Mboweni calls for state intervention in banking

The government should consider buying one of the country's banks to boost access to finance for its citizens and businesses, said Tito Mboweni, the former central bank governor.

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In-depth Africa

Human trafficking still rife in SADC

Trafficking in persons is a major international issue, but poor documentation in Southern Africa is masking the extent of this modern-day slavery.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan

Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist guerrillas in the enclave.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, a flag of the South African gay community sits next to a portrait of former South African President Nelson Mandela and other mementos in the Sandton area of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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