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1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

Liza Lou: Knee-deep in SA's paradoxes

Working on conceptual projects with traditional beadworkers in Durban has led US artist Liza Lou to re-evaluate her own naivety and hubris.

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5 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Editorial: Fight racism with every breath

The ruling party needs to see such views as defects in our social cohesion and a residual apartheid effect.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Academy to groom amakhosi

Talks between the government and King Goodwill Zwelithini about a traditional leadership academy for KwaZulu-Natal are at an advanced stage.

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11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'A shot, screams then it went dead'

A high-flying businesswoman with luxury homes across the country has been found dead in Durban, soon after neighbours heard a muffled gunshot and screams.

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12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'EFF has a violent nature'

"It is quite clear that the intentions of EFF is not to engage within the framework of promoting public accountability, but... to promote anarchy and general disrespect."

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16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SAPS probes video of matric ball rape

Police are investigating cellphone video footage of a girl being gang-raped, allegedly after a recent matric ball at a Pietermaritzburg high school.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Grindrod seeks commodity rail projects

Grindrod, a South African freight company, is seeking commodity-haulage contracts outside its home market to help offset a decline in shipping that reduced first-half profit by a almost third.

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19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Drunk driver guilty of toddler's death

Tears streamed down the face of Amanzimtoti mom Suzette Ratcliffe as pensioner Robert Gilmore was found to have caused the accident in which her 3-year-old son was killed.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Iol.co.za

Durban teacher held for child porn

A prominent Durban drama teacher who has taught at a string of top KwaZulu-Natal high schools - and directed or performed in numerous drama productions - has been arrested for sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.

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Iol.co.za

Eskom rejects pollution claims

Eskom has rebutted claims by Greenpeace that its coal-fired plants are to blame for pollution-related illnesses - and instead heaped the blame on indoor wood and coal fires.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Nope, Nkandla's 'Mermaids' Are Actually From Hollywood

There may be a lot of controversy surrounding President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, but mermaids found in the so-called firepool can be excluded.

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Iol.co.za

Robber fatally shot after farm invasion

A night away in town and the quick thinking of an employee helped save a Vryheid farmer who had his property invaded by an armed gang on Tuesday morning.

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Iol.co.za

Sentence not enough, says victim's wife

The wife of a Durban man, who was killed in a horror crash seven years ago, said on Tuesday that the driver had been "let off too easily".

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Iol.co.za

Ambrosini ended life on his terms

The late IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini died at a time he felt ready, he said in a message to family and close friends before killing himself.

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Iol.co.za

Afrotraction offers one for the lovers

THE FIRST time I saw Afrotraction I was surprised. This crooner, of whom I had only heard, had the audience singing along to every one of his songs.

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Iol.co.za

Zukerman spearheads JPO rescue

Pinchas Zukerman's international career as a violinist, violist and conductor is thriving.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Mail & Guardian

ANC Youth League: Meet the lions vying to restore their pride

Who will replace Julius Malema? Meet the league's three presidential hopefuls - but don't be surprised if it isn't the fresh blood hoped for.

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Mail & Guardian

Surviving the changing tide of the music business

The music business, like many others, was turned on its head by the advent of online trade.

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Reuters

Missouri racial violence recalls apartheid, U.N. rights chief says

Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

Nkandla architect to oppose suit

The principal architect involved in the massive "security upgrades" at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, who is being sued by a state entity for more than R155 million, has filed a notice to oppose the civil claim.

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