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12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Marikana: North West cop sobs during cross-exam

A top cop put his head on his arms and sobbed in the middle of his cross-examination at the Farlam commission of inquiry.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Bloomberg

Deadly Illegal Mining Booms Below South Africa's City of Gold

A man thought to be a "zama-zama" carries a sack of waste material as he scavenges for gold dust among mining debris at the closed Blyvooruitzicht gold mine near Carletonville.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BayStreet.ca

OncoSec Medical Appoints New Executive Director of Research and...

The surge in stock volume is being spurred in part by the San Diego-based bio-tech company's announcement that it has appointed Jean S. Campbell, Ph.D. as Executive Director of Research and Development, a newly created position.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, World News, South Africa, Oncology

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News24

Public protector gets 'food parcels for votes' complaints

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received three complaints against the ANC using state resources for its election campaign, her spokesperson said on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Democratic Alliance (South Africa), Africa

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BioSpace

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Commencement Of Human Bioavailability Study

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. , a producer of highly bioavailable plant extracts for industries including health, wellness, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical, today announced that it has received approval from the Ethics Committee at North West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa to commence a human clinical trial to test the oral ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Iol.co.za

Ikeys brawl: no case opened

The Potchefstroom woman who claims she was assaulted by a UCT rugby player is yet to lodge a complaint with the police, while a video circulating on social media shows she threw the first punch.

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Iol.co.za

Protests' effects on polls 'unclear'

The real impact of service delivery protests on the May 7 elections is unclear, according to the election updates of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa .

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

News24

Modise: North West pupils ordered back to school

The "Nkandla SMS" and the " Ayisafani TV advert" were deliberate, and I must say, successful attempts of DA playing victim, says Esethu Hasane .

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Iol.co.za

Lotteries Board loses, must pay R11m

The National Lotteries Board will be forced to fork out more than R11 million in backdated salaries and legal fees for 10 employees it dismissed six years ago.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Iol.co.za

Ikeys player tries to clear name after brawl

UCT rugby player who allegedly hit a woman during a brawl in a restaurant has gone public to clear his name, accusing his victim of being "economical with the truth".

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Men are also 'corrective rape' victims

Many men, thanks to social stigmas, are ashamed to report sexual hate crimes - but they are almost as common as they are against lesbians.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, South Africa, Transgender

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Iol.co.za

Woman punched in Ikeys mob brawl

A mass brawl after UCT's Varsity Cup rugby triumph has left an Ikeys player facing a charge of assault for allegedly hitting a female student.

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Mail & Guardian

Old (ANC) voting habits die hard

Orapeleng Khula is still waiting for an RDP house in Rooigrond, where conditions have improved, he says.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Iol.co.za

Boy, 17, shot dead during protests

The violent protests that started in Bloemhof and spread to Christiana has claimed its first casualty: a Grade 9 pupil who was shot and killed when protesters in Christiana marched to the municipal offices on Wednesday.

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News24

Teen shot dead in North West protest

From President Jacob Zuma "respecting" Uganda's anti-gay laws to Oscar and Shrien in court, see the news headlines you need to know today.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

Microsoft's latest stunt could prove risk that is worth taking Business |Watch

The software giant still derives the bulk of its profits from Windows despite veering off into services, according to international media closely following the company, which were abuzz with theories recently why this latest stunt could prove a risk worth taking.

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Iol.co.za

Violent protests 'self defeating': minister

The violent protests taking place at Boitumelong township in Bloemhof, North West, were self-defeating, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli said on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

N West protesters cause more damage

Protesters partially burnt down the back room of a house belonging to a police officer in the Boitumelong township on Tuesday morning, North West police said.

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Mail & Guardian

Six hours burned down in protesting Boitumelong

The ANC and Boitumelong's acting premier had to urge residents to remain calm after violent protests demanding their mayor and councillors resign.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Sinai today: Kerry in Wonderland

In March 1992, I joined other white South Africans in participating in a referendum.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, African National Congress (South Africa), Mandela, Drama Movies, Israel, Middle East, Opinion

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