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

2 hrs ago | Suria

South Africa's institutions rot in...

In the bowels of Africa's largest hospital, doctors carry out emergency surgery by the light of a cell phone while, on a nearby ward, seriously ill patients are sardined three-to-a-bed.

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2 hrs ago | News24

MTN launching high speed fibre broadband

Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone.

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4 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

Big band taps African history

The Music of Celebration: The Music of Exile Gateway Big Band Thursday, April 24, Doors at 7:30 p.m. Jazz at 8 p.m. Yardbird Suite 11 Tommy Banks Way Tickets: $10 to $15 Every dedication gig is filled with surges of excitement and heartfelt poignancy.

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8 hrs ago | News24

Mapisa-Nqukula admits military meltdown

Johannesburg The South African National Defence Force is in urgent need of investment to ensure it can meet its international commitments after two decades of budget cuts have left it under-equipped, the defence minister said on Wednesday.

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12 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Jesse Clegg shares stage with legendary father

South African rocker Jesse Clegg puts in an acoustic set to open for his father Johnny Clegg at Festival Place on Saturday.

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13 hrs ago | News24

A new force in SA gaming has emerged

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.

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17 hrs ago | Reuters

South Africa's Sanlam to buy 51 percent in Malaysian insurer for $119 million

Sanlam said it would initially buy a 40 percent from a major shareholder, Koperasi MCIS Berhad, and another 11 percent through an offer to minority shareholders.

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22 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Platinum talks seek to end longest mine strike

Talks between the three largest platinum producers and the South African union leading a strike will continue today after the companies increased their pay offer April 17 in a bid to break the three-month deadlock.

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Yesterday | Suria

20 years on, Mandela's party faces tough...

Twenty years after the euphoria of South Africa's first democratic elections swept liberation hero Nelson Mandela to power, the ruling party faces its toughest test at the polls next month.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Label & Narrow Web

JMB Labels enters new markets with MPS press

Dutch press manufacturer MPS has announced success for its South African customer JMB Labels with their MPS EC UV flexo multi-substrate press.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Healing Johannesburg's Apartheid Scars

Under apartheid, the center of Johannesburg was reserved for white South Africans.

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Voice of America

S. African Black Voters No Longer Interested in Liberation Credentials

A police officer tries to control ANC supporters as they attempt to confront members of the opposition Democratic Alliance party marching in central Johannesburg, February 2014.

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Blue Mountains Gazette

Jordan Dayes lifting against the world's best

The Blaxland resident will test her strength against the world's best when she competes in the Powerlifting World Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa, in June.

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Iol.co.za

Let people judge for themselves: Malema

The SABC must allow people to judge for themselves which party to vote for instead of banning advertisements, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Tuesday.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Fugitive Rabbi 'In Hiding' in South Africa, Sources Claim

Speculations were raised once again Tuesday over the whereabouts of fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who was deported from Zimbabwe earlier this month on charges of overstaying his visa.

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Visalia Times-Delta

South African restaurants coming

A South African trio of restaurants will make their California debut later this week, when MG Food Services officially opens Ocean Basket, Jay's Flame Grilled Peri Peri Chicken and Mugs & Beans locations Thursday in Tulare and Friday in downtown Visalia.

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Iol.co.za

SABC has banned EFF ad - Malema

"The SABC wrongly and illegally banned this advert because of the EFF's decisive position, shown in the advert, that in an instance when it takes government it will physically destroy the undemocratically imposed e-tolls," he told reporters in Johannesburg.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

TurkishPress.com

S. Africa politicians urge mass voter turnout

South African politicians seized the opportunity availed by the Easter holidays to visit churches and encourage citizens to vote in May elections, an appeal that comes days after two former ruling party figures launched a campaign urging voters to spoil their ballots.

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The Times of India

South Africa to honour five Indians with its highest awards

JOHANNESBURG: Five Indian-South Africans will be conferred South Africa's highest awards, National Orders, by President Jacob Zuma for their bravery and sacrifice during the country's freedom struggle.

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News24

Oscar didn't take acting lessons - family

Here's everything you need to know about day 25 of Oscar Pistorius's trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

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