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

1 hr ago | The Washington Post

South African Union Agrees to End Strike by 220,000 Metalworkers

South African metalworkers will return to work today after labor groups agreed to a three-year wage deal, ending a four-week walkout that threatened growth in the continent's second-biggest economy.

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5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

On Violence

As many of my readers already know, my sister was murdered in South Africa thirty years ago.

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9 hrs ago | MotorAuthority

Porsche Buys South Africa's Kyalami Race Track

No motorsport fan likes to see a classic race track get bulldozed, but the land these tracks occupy is often valuable, so there's typically no shortage of developers waiting in the wings for an operator to falter.

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9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

South Africa's metal workers accept offer to end strike

South African striking engineering and metals workers have accepted an improved wage offer to end the country's largest-ever strike, their union said on Monday .

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11 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

Dion Wired directed by Slim of Egg Films

Dion Wired reveals a new approach to retail advertising with an engaging story of a family and a little bird.

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15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

E-toll avoiders owe over R1 billion

Johannesburg. Over R1 billion. That's the whopping amount Gauteng motorists have refused to pay to the South African National Roads Agency Ltd in what has been branded the biggest defiance campaign of its kind in local history.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BioMed Central

Influences on visit retention in clinical trials: Insights from...

Although significant progress has been made in clinical trials of women-controlled methods of HIV prevention such as microbicides and Pre-exposure Prophylaxis , low adherence to experimental study products remains a major obstacle to being able to establish their efficacy in preventing HIV infection.

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In-depth Africa

Clear and present danger: Malema's red tide, one year on

A year ago, it all seemed like a crazy venture and a massive ego trip. Julius Malema, expelled from the ANC, facing corruption charges and being pursued by the taxman, starting his own political party? Yeah right.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

A tribute to Nadine Gordimer

During the long years that I was unable to return to South Africa, where I was born, raised, and lived for the first 25 years of my life, I could spend time with Nadine Gordimer only when she visited Boston.

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News24

.com | Sanral owed R1bn+ for e-tolls

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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News24

.com | R50 000 reward for info on Lenasia shooter

It was always a dream of mine to make this list before I turn 25; I am humbled to have made the list at 20, writes Zareef Minty .

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Iol.co.za

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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