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9 hrs ago | Cycling News

Absalon mulls over retirement decision

Julien Absalon of BMC MTB Racing punches the air after claiming victory in the elite men's cross country in Pietermaritzburg Julien Absalon claimed the 27th World Cup win of his career on Sunday in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Patel rejects DA's Western Cape claims

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has rejected the DA's claim that the Western Cape, where it governs, is the best-performing province.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Mantashe hits back at critics in the ANC

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has hit back at critics within the party, saying it was an attempt to drive a wedge between him and Jacob Zuma.

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Iol.co.za

Oscar's defence pathologist won't testify

A star pathologist hired by Oscar Pistorius told AFP on Thursday he will not testify at the athlete's murder trial, another blow for his defence after a week of savage cross-examination.

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Iol.co.za

Hospital hygiene a worry amid strike

A strike by disgruntled cleaners from the public and private sector could compromise health conditions at government hospitals and clinics in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Iol.co.za

Nkandla is a holy space - Mbete

There are no plans to legally challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla, African National Congress national chairwoman Baleka Mbete said on Thursday.

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Iol.co.za

SA dominates MTV Africa Music Awards

The nominations for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards were announced last night at the plush Sands Night Club in Sandton.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

News24

17 hurt as truck swerves to avoid cow

Twenty years later and the very party we once embraced as our own, has degenerated into a pariah we now distance ourselves from, says Fareed Kaloo .

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Zimbabwe Situation

Shock 2018 vote claims

There are shocking claims that seven large containers, allegedly carrying materials which the opposition says is meant to manipulate and rig the crucial 2018 national elections, are on their way to Zimbabwe from Israel.

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Iol.co.za

Baby doing well after forced tranfusion

A KwaZulu-Natal infant who had been given an "extremely urgent" blood transfusion by doctors who obtained a high court order to allow the procedure, is is now 6 months old and doing well.

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Iol.co.za

KZN ops make R3m copper bust

Police have uncovered one of the biggest hauls of copper in KwaZulu-Natal - more than R3 million worth of stolen cables stashed in a KwaMashu shack used as a warehouse.

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Iol.co.za

Killer admits payment for NFP 'hit'

A convicted murderer has testified that he was paid by the former deputy mayor of uMzinyathi District Municipality to drive two hitmen hired to kill a fellow National Freedom Party member.

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Iol.co.za

Fatigue sets in as Oscar exits

The lead character wasn't handsome. He had a voice more Blood Diamond than Sean Connery.

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News24

Radebe: 'Vote no' campaign absurd

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe on Wednesday criticised a "vote no" campaign by some ANC stalwarts, saying the move undermines the sacrifices made by opponents of apartheid.

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National Public Radio

'Before India,' A Young Gandhi Found His Calling In South Africa

In 1893, in the bustling seaside city of Durban, South Africa - then under British colonial rule - a young lawyer stepped off a ship from India, eager to try his professional luck far away from home.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mail & Guardian

A moment with author, activist Zuleikha Mayat

Anti-apartheid activist Zuleikha Mayat, who is also renowned for her cookbook "Indian Delights", reflects on the country's 20-year democracy.

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News24

LRC to make submissions on intermediaries

Johannesburg - The Legal Resource Centre will be making oral submissions to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in a sexual assault case against businessman Stewart Hewitt.

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Iol.co.za

Wounded taxi boss fought off attackers

A brave taxi boss chased off his attackers after being shot in the arm by while driving in eMachobeni in Inanda outside Durban.

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Iol.co.za

SA teen is Romania's King of the Hill

KwaZulu-Natal teenager Wade Young made the Extreme Enduro establishment sit up and take note when he won the gruelling Roof of Africa in 2012 at 16. Now, 17 months later, he's leading the SA Enduro series after three consecutive wins - and he's just been crowned 'King of the Hill' at the international Extreme Enduro in Arad, Romania.

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Iol.co.za

Planted evidence claim in murder trial

A former dog unit policeman and an SANDF soldier have been described in court as dishonest and accused of planting evidence to bolster their claim that they were acting in self-defence when they shot an unarmed man.

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