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12 hrs ago | Art Daily

German Expressionist eye on Africa: The Irma Stern phenomenon at Bonhams

The grande dame of South African art, and one of the top-selling female artists of all time, Irma Stern was born to German Jewish parents in Schweizer-Reneke in the Transvaal. The town was occupied by the British during the Anglo-Boer War, and in 1900 the young Irma saw her father and uncle arrested and interned in a concentration camp because of their pro-Boer leanings.

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Yesterday | Iol.co.za

Dynamic |duo to cast their spell

ZANNE Stapelberg isn't just an exciting and extraordinary performer, she also selects her fellow artists well. It makes sense from an artistic point of view, and one's curiosity is piqued because of what this combo may accomplish artistically.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Putprop investigates future developments

PUTPROP, the separately listed former property investment company of delisted bus transport operator Putco, is investigating the future possible development of three of its properties with an unnamed listed property fund. Bruno Carleo, the chief executive of Putprop, said yesterday that these properties were situated in urban areas where the possibility of developing value retail centres existed.

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Iol.co.za

She major-general turns out to be a he

She almost fooled them all. Only "she" was actually a he. And, he wasn't the major-general from the SAPS head office in Pretoria he claimed to be.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

MacReport Media RSS Feed

Plandai Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of Study...

An extract that allows the body to experience more of the health benefits of green tea is expected to have a significant market advantage over traditional green tea products where most of the North West University, used 26 subjects who received generic green tea extract for four days and then had their blood plasma analyzed for a variety of pre-dose and then at 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes, 120 minutes, 180 minutes, 5 hours, 8 hours, 12 hours and 24 hours post-dose. extracts in-house, allowing the Company to guarantee the continuity of supply as well as quality control throughout the entire process.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

Trio held for Vryburg cable theft

Three people found in possession of suspected stolen copper cables were expected to appear in the Vryburg Magistrate's Court on Monday, said North West police.

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Hilobrow

The Fugitives

HiLoBooks is pleased to serialize Morley Roberts's 1900 novel The Fugitives , an adventure set against the backdrop of the Second Boer War .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Pupils put an end to inequality and sexual violence

Tlaleng Ketumile lives in the town of Kuruman, home to dusty furniture stores, cellphone shop-containers, tired restaurants and garish newer ones.

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Iol.co.za

Orkney quake had lesser impact

Professor Herbert Uzoegbo, of the Wits School of Civil Engineering, said this was due to the quake being a tectonic quake, which means it was triggered by mining, as opposed to a solely mining-related quake.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Klerksdorp Joins Fight Against Ebola

International medical humanitarian organisation Medicines Sans Frontires has launched an international funding appeal to support its work in Ebola-affected countries such as Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Northern Echo

History is repeated in Hunwick when villages recreate 1900 photograph

PHOTO RECREATION:A photo taken on the green in Hunwick in 1900, which pictures hundreds of people celebrating the Relief of Mafeking during the Second Boer War.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Klerksdorp Earthquake - Mining or Nature?

Establishing whether the recent earthquake in South Africa's North West province was purely mining induced, or caused by natural tectonic shifts in the earth's crust, is not a simple matter, experts said during a recent panel discussion hosted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria.

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