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

1 hr ago | Independent.ie

ESB International is powering Africa

The energy company is currently in talks with the state-owned Botswana Power Corporation, a spokesman for ESBI confirmed to the Herald.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Artist Robin Rhode to Make Hong Kong Debut at Lehmann Maupin, Sept 17

Lehmann Maupin is pleased to present having been there, Robin Rhode 's debut exhibition in Hong Kong.

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8 hrs ago | News24

.com | 'Native from nowhere' welcomed home

The remains of Nat Nakasa , the anti-apartheid journalist from who died in the United States in 1965 and was buried there until his recent exhumation, arrived on Tuesday in Durban.

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12 hrs ago | VH1

Watch + Music Video Go Behind The Scenes On The Script's "Superheroes"

In anticipation of their fourth studio album No Sound Without Silence , The Script premiered their music video for "Superheroes" last week on VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown .

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13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Man held after woman stabbed 50 times

A man was arrested in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Bryanston, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

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18 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Thai National Airline Ready To Cancel Flights To Ebola Affected Regions

National flag carrier Thai Airways International announced it is prepared to cancel flights to and from Ebola affected regions, Thai News Agency reported.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

A long journey to South Africa

We're on the road, about 50 kilometres north-west of Johannesburg, when my driver, Joe Motsogi, points out the Cradle of Humankind as it looms ahead.

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Iol.co.za

Six held for Evaton shooting

Six men were arrested on Monday for allegedly shooting dead four men and injuring four others in Evaton, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.

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Iol.co.za

Frightening new HIV stats shock

More than 6.4 million South Africans are living with HIV - that's the Moses Mabhida Stadium filled to capacity 100 times - with almost 400 000 new infections recorded last year, according to new statistics.

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The Miami Herald

South Africa: 8 killed in building collapse

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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In-depth Africa

'F*** the poor!' says top executive at African Bank

Thekiso Anthony Lefifi In a terrifying glimpse this week into the dark heart of unsecured lending in South Africa, a former top executive of African Bank, Tami Sokutu, scorned the poor who were sucked into debt by easy loans from his now failed company.

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Mail & Guardian

Social tech keeps teachers classy

New teachers need support to cope with classroom conditions for which their training might not have prepared them.

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Today.Az

World's friendliest cities are...

Australians and New Zealanders tend to get annoyed when their accents get mistaken for one another, but there's one thing they do share.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Art Week: The art of appealing to every taste

The arts can be big business. Even without those bizarre prices paid for the schlock art at a certain political party's fundraising auction last year, everyone who even occasionally follows the news about art is aware of astonishing prices paid for old masterworks when they come on the market, as well as the newest works by the flavours of the ... (more)

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Crofs Blogs

South Africa: Man admitted in hospital for Ebola tests

Johannesburg:A 37-year-old South African man, working as health and safety officer in a mining operation in Liberia, was admitted to hospital on Sunday, the department of health said.

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Iol.co.za

Toyota bond hit by Abil collapse

African Bank Investments Ltd investors aren't the only ones paying for the collapse of the South African unsecured lender.

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Iol.co.za

Abil, debt and impoverishment

The recent implosion of African Bank Investments Limited has cast short-term and unsecured lending to the poor back into the news.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Mugabe to Head African Blocs in Endorsement of Election Victory

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to win an endorsement of his fellow African leaders to head two regional bodies, an affirmation of his victory in last year's disputed elections.

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Yahoo!

S.African mineworkers remember 2012 Marikana killings

Thousands of South African platinum mineworkers gathered on Saturday at Marikana to commemorate the second anniversary of the killing of 34 of their colleagues by police during a strike.

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Philly.com

Burning the wealth

WHEN THE MUSIC stopped, expensive designer apparel worth more than 25,000 rand littered the dirt plot outside Thato Mpashe's modest home in an impoverished area about 28 miles outside Johannesburg.

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