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1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Artist Robin Rhode Makes Hong Kong Debut at Lehmann Maupin Today

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present having been there, Robin Rhode 's debut exhibition in Hong Kong. Continuing the artist's engagement with complex social and political issues, this exhibition also explores Rhode's notions of permanence and ephemerality as seen through his unique marks and gestures.

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6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Liquor firms look north as African market grows

An SABMiller employee stacks crates of beer at a Johannesburg outlet. South Africa is the largest beer market in Africa after Nigeria, while consumers in east Africa are developing a taste for wine and spirits.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Dear Kitty

British Labour party, don't use sleazy G4S corporation

In addition, a staff member at the prison hospital said inmates were injected with Clopixol Depot, Risperdal , Etomine and Modecate - anti-psychotic drugs that can cause memory loss, muscle rigidity and strokes. The South African government took over operations from G4S after finding it had "lost effective control over the prison" in the wake of a series of stabbings, riots, strikes and a hostage taking.

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In-depth Africa

'Goodbye Yesterday, Hello Tomorrow': Lessons from Penang's recovery

The Asian manufacturing success story is well documented, including how states have moved out of low-tech to higher value-addition, rising wages and raising living standards. So why, when we know what Asia has done and how they have done it, does Africa not follow the same path? Meanwhile Malaysia, for all its political idiosyncrasies, has certainly followed a pragmatic path sometimes at the expense of leaders' popularity.

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RuggaWorld

All Blacks squad for Argentina and South Africa

The 30-man squad for the All Blacks Investec Rugby Championship Test matches in Argentina and South Africa has been finalised. The All Blacks squad flies out to Argentina on Saturday to prepare for the Test against Argentina at Estadio Ciudad in La Plata the following Saturday, 27 September.

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The Star Online

Housing project helps South Africa's platinum miners escape shanty towns

South African platinum miner Vincent Nyeleka has just moved up in the world, leaving behind a cramped hovel that he rented for a new, three-bedroom house he can call his own. "This is better.

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Greenwich Citizen

Woman survives 4 days after Nigeria building falls

In this photo taken on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Iol.co.za

Airbus signs alliance with SA companies

Leading global aircraft manufacturer Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with two South African companies in what is hailed as a bid to further bolster the local aviation industry. "Today on this factory floor we are taking another step forward in the global aerospace industry," said Ismail Dockrat, of aerospace and defence technology company Denel Aerostructures, at the signing ceremony held at its factory on Tuesday in Kempton Park, Johannesburg.

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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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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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Iol.co.za

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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Iol.co.za

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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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation. When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation.

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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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AllAfrica.com

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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Reuters

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

Forward

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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Yahoo!

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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