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

2 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Ahead of South Africa's anniversary, Mandela's comrade still fighting

George Bizos, the renowned human rights lawyer, is surrounded by old photos of his late friend Nelson Mandela and other memorabilia at his office in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa.

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6 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Foreigners brave an uneasy refuge in SA

A man tries to extinguish a fire in his shack following violent and deadly xenophobic attacks at Ramaphosaville A dark-skinned Mozambican man, Dovel Chatlago , dusts off the plastic chairs inside the tin shack from which he runs his salon.

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16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Pinnacle director's case postponed

A court on Thursday postponed until July the case against a director of mid-cap technology firm Pinnacle Holdings who has been charged with attempting to bribe a senior police official to win a contract.

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17 hrs ago | News24

SAPS waited too long to complain about ad - DA

The DA insisted on Thursday that the SA Police Service had waited too long to complain about the party's election advert.

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18 hrs ago | Anarkismo Newswire

Global Fire

Michael Schmidt is an investigative journalist, an anarchist theorist and a radical historian based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Deadly Illegal Mining Booms Below South African City of Gold

Smoke rises from a derelict mine shaft 25 miles east of Johannesburg, where illegal miners cook, work and sleep below ground for weeks at a time.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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