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Botched circumcisions kill hundreds

When Percy turned 20, he decided to show the other young men in his South African village that he was a real man.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bizcommunity

Grey Africa behind Cartrack's new TVC

Cartrack are standing behind their exceptional recovery rate by offering clients up to R150,000 in the unlikely event that they are unable to recover their stolen or hijacked vehicle.

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HIV and Hepatitis

AIDS 2014: Adult Male Circumcision Also Protects Women from HIV Infection [VIDEO]

Voluntary medical male circumcision -- which has been shown to reduce the risk of men acquiring HIV by around 50% -- also offers protection for their female partners, according to study findings presented Friday at the 20th International AIDS Conference taking place this week in Melbourne.

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Iol.co.za

Man arrested in Thembelihle protest

A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly burning electricity boxes and for public violence in Thembelihle, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

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World Magazine

Human Race

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, 58, filed a notice of appeal on July 15, six days after a U.S. district judge sentenced him to 10 years in prison.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

News24

.com | Hawks members' corruption trial to resume

Sonke Gender Justice worked with the Department of Social Justice on the drafting of a White Paper on families.

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Mail & Guardian

Top Star: Jo'burg's reel-estate wasteland

The city's landmark Top Star Drive-in site is a shadow of its former self, after the mine dump it perched atop was levelled and re-mined for gold.

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News24

.com | Man arrested for kidnapping, rape

Sonke Gender Justice worked with the Department of Social Justice on the drafting of a White Paper on families.

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Baltimore Jewish Times

Words of Wisdom

South African author Nadine Gordimer's novels and short stories were a lifelong attack on apartheid.

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Bizcommunity

Dermalogica employs Moving Tactics for new concept store roll-out

Dermalogica opened its second concept store at the renowned V&A Waterfront in Cape Town in May, and most recently launched its third concept store at Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg.

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In-depth Africa

Sri Lanka vs. South Africa, second Test: Five key battles

South Africa faces a tough challenge under pressure against Sri Lanka when the two sides square off in the second Test in Colombo.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Gauteng Legislature lays criminal charges against EFF

Charges of trespassing and intimidation have been laid against the EFF, after its members allegedly forced entry into the provincial legislature.

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In-depth Africa

South Africa union leader killed after named in inquiry

A leader of radical South African union AMCU was shot dead after being named in an inquiry into a deadly police crackdown during violent strikes at a platinum mine two years ago, a lawyer said Wednesday.

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News24

.com | SA team heads to ID pilot killed in MH17 downing

Johannesburg - A team has left South Africa to identify the body of a South African pilot killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in the Ukraine, his brother said on Wednesday.

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Iol.co.za

Cops injured in Dawn Park shootout

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park, east of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

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Iol.co.za

Taegrin's death unites a nation

Taegrin Morris, the 4-year-old boy dragged to his death by hijackers in Johannesburg over the weekend, has posthumously become an ambassador for all children in South Africa to live free of violence.

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Voice of America

Striking South African Workers Consider Latest Wage Proposal

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers march on the first day of a nationwide strike in Johannesburg, July 1, 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BetaNews

Help fund a solar-powered Raspberry Pi school

The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Eben Upton was inspired to create his bare-bones credit-card sized computer after noticing a decline in the number of children learning to code.

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News24

.com | SA urged to break Israel ties

I believe those who support the availability of condoms in schools have a point, but what message does it send the learners? asks Lehlohonolo Mofokeng .

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Newsday

VIDEO: 'Without Aids drugs, I would be dead'

There are 35 million people living with HIV in the world. About 67% of those are in sub-Saharan Africa.

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