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Local news for Johannesburg, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

18 min ago | The Times of Israel

Alleged Israeli arms dealer arrested in South Africa

Police in South Africa have arrested an Israeli citizen as well as two Nigerians who attempted to smuggle $9.3 million in cash into the country as part of a possible arms deal, Reuters reported . The three were arrested at Lanseria International Airport outside Johannesburg on September 5, police said Monday, and the money, packed into three suitcases, was confiscated.


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18 min ago | The Detroit News

Judge in Oscar Pistorius murder trial faces criticism

Johannesburg -- Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.


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18 min ago |

World-class ballet in your backyard

JOBURG Ballet's production of La Bayadere is a triumph on various levels. Against all odds, this company has again persisted through the paucity of financial aid.


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1 hr ago |

Dynamic |duo to cast their spell

ZANNE Stapelberg isn't just an exciting and extraordinary performer, she also selects her fellow artists well. It makes sense from an artistic point of view, and one's curiosity is piqued because of what this combo may accomplish artistically.


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2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

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3 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Looking back: 20 years of African language radio

I grew up in the Eastern Cape in the 80s, we used to listen to Radio Xhosa, and it was the only radio station we knew. Very few houses in the village had television and it was only operated by using old car batteries.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Jerusalem Post

The Shabbos Project in Latin America

With only five weeks to go until the big Shabbat of October 24/25, we bring you a round-up of Shabbos Project activities taking place across Latin America. A team in Buenos Aires prepares for the Shabbos Project's October 24/25 weekend..


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South Africa: New Video on Demand Service Launched

Check out VIDI, a video-on-demand service launched on 10th. September 2014 by Times Media Group , a major South African media company.


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S.Africa probes two Nigerians, Israeli over $9.3 mln cash seizure

South African police are investigating two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen who tried to bring $9.3 million in cash into the country illegally, a spokesman said on Monday, in what might have been part of an arms deal. The South African Revenue Service seized the funds at Lanseria airport, northwest of Johannesburg, on Sept.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014


Dutch Police Release Israeli Rabbi Fleeing Sex Crimes Accusations

Dutch police released Eliezer Berland, a rabbi who had been arrested because he is wanted for questioning in Israel in connection with alleged sex crimes. Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious seminary in Israel and a member of the Breslov Hasidic sect, was released Friday.


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Pistorius 'got away with murder': Steenkamp brother

The brother of slain model Reeva Steenkamp says Oscar Pistorius is a killer and "he got away with it," after a judge acquitted the star athlete of her murder, convicting him of the lesser charge of culpable homicide. "I don't understand the logic of acquitting someone of murder who fires four rounds into a very small toilet cubicle.


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Post and Courier

Pegasus Steel carves niche in Charleston region

Sparks whiz through the air as David Player uses a plasma cutter on a metal plate for a part to be used on armored vehicles. Player is one of 105 people employed at Pegasus Steel, a 103,000-square-foot factory where lasers, water jets and other instruments slice through large sheets of steel to make parts used by the military, maritime, aerospace and transportation industries.


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KWQC-TV Davenport

Mozambique logs a rare victory against poachers

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth.


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The Times of Israel

Israel's founding a 'crime against humanity,' says South Africa's ANC

A man walks past an election poster of Jacob Zuma's African National Congress party in the Soweto township of Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, May 9, 2014. South Africa's ruling party condemned Israel as a nation founded on the basis of apartheid, and branded the establishment of the state a crime against humanity.

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In memoriam: Tony Norton

His wife, Peta-Ann and sons, Andrew, Christopher and Jonathan, and with their families, will greatly miss Tony as a husband, father and grandfather. He was born in Johannesburg in 1939 and educated in Natal where his leadership potential came to the fore at Durban High School and Natal University at a very early age in both the academic and sporting fields.


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The Luminance debate

The chief executive of Ndalo Media and Ndalo Luxury Ventures, Khanyi Dhlomo, at her controversial fashion store Luminance in Hyde Park. Photo: Matthews Baloyi.


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Anglogold restructuring will unlock further values - Exec. Vice President

AngloGold Ashanti Limited says its restructuring project will enable the company to unlock further values in the business. Speaking to a section of the media in Accra yesterday to officially announce the commencement of the process David Noko, Executive Vice President in charge of Sustainability, AngloGold Ashanti, said the restructuring was driven by drop in gold price on the international market.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014


Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

12, 2014. . Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux, center, shares a smile with members of the media as he enters the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept.


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Pistorius' family warned to keep 'bailed' Paralympian 'on the low' till sentencing

Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' family has been warned to keep the South African athlete, who has been convicted of culpable homicide, out of trouble till the next month while he awaits sentencing. In its opposition to the extension of Pistorius' 90,765 dollars bail, the State referred to an argument in a Sandton nightclub in July.


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New Vision

New Big Brother house found, show starts Oct 5

A new Big Brother house has been found in Johannesburg, South Africa, following a devastating fire that gutted the original one on September 2. M-Net and Big Brother producers Endemol have confirmed that with this development, Season Nine of the hit reality TV show will commence on October 5, dubbed Big Brother Hotshots. The show was meant to kick off on September 7, with contestants from 12 African countries already holed up in different hotels in Johannesburg waiting to enter the house.


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