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

2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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NWAonline

Rhino poaching so rife, evacuation studied

A mural painted on a suburban wall in Johannesburg, South Africa calls for the halt to rhino poaching, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Tri-cityherald.com

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Iol.co.za

Bank's formation ushers in a new economic agenda

There was a lot of scurrying and even more espressos, but finally the Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were able to ink a deal, although they left it quite literally to the last minute.

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In-depth Africa

Analysis: Why states recover

Why, and how, do so-called 'failing' states recover? Countries are quick to respond to emergency situations, or to engage militarily, driven often by their own domestic political considerations.

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WTVC

4-year-old boy dies in South Africa carjacking

South African police are searching for three men who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle.

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ABC News

4-Year-Old Boy Dies in South Africa Carjacking

South African police on Monday searched for assailants who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle.

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Iol.co.za

Premier condemns horror hijacking

The dragging of a four-year-old boy outside a hijacked car in Boksburg at the weekend was a heartless act, Gauteng premier David Makhura said on Monday.

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Iol.co.za

Amplats puts mines up for sale

Anglo American Platinum, the world's largest producer of the metal, said it will seek buyers for some mines after first-half profit dropped 88 percent because a five-month strike in South Africa disrupted mining.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

News24

.com | Rewards offered after 2 hijackings involving children

It is embarrassing to see current leadership that do not even live by Madiba's values brag and talk confidently about their 67 minutes, says Noluvuyo Mpekelana .

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Iol.co.za

Palestine struggle mirrors that of SA

Pro-Palestine supporters hold posters as they protest against the Israeli regime attacks on the Gaza Strip outside the Israel Embassy Trade office in Sandton.

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Air & Space

Moments and Milestones: A Day at the Races

The words "recreational flying" are rarely, if ever, found in the same sentence with "Boeing 737," but while two South African aviation enthusiasts, Gavin Branson and Menno Parsons, were having a few beers last August, the combination became strangely plausible.

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AVweb

Avgas LLC Unveiled

This week, AVweb's review of what's new in aviation revealed new, worldwide coverage of a popular app, an airport advocacy... I fly from a small air field outside Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

'The Other Man'

He was South Africa's last white president, overshadowed by Nelson Mandela when they plotted the historic transition to a multi-racial democracy for which both men won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zimbabwe: Mine Collapse Cuts Zimplats Output By Half

PLATINUM production at Zimplats' largest mine in Zimbabwe has been halved following a major collapse underground, the company said on Friday.

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NewsOne

Re: Nelson Mandela madiba Birthday | Breaking News for Black America

Former President of South Africa and humanitarian Nelson "Madiba" Mandela would have been 96 today.

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