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18 hrs ago | News24

.com | Two held for Free State farm attack

Two men have been arrested for allegedly attacking an elderly couple on their farm Sterkfontein, in Vierfontein, Free State police said on Friday.

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Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

Vet 'sabotage' could save Modise's bacon

Police and SPCA officials discovered more than 50 dead pigs with the remaining 85 cannibalising on rotten carcasses on Thandi Modise's farm near Potchefstroom.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

Afrikaans theatre fails to impress

RAMBLING SATIRE: Madri 1 2 van Straten, Michelle Hoffman, Ilne Fourie, Hilletje Moller-Bashew and Chanmarie Erasmus in Don Juan Onder die Boere.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

News24

.com | Three killed in North West crash

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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hindustan Times

Water problems lead to riots deaths in South Africa

Three babies who died from drinking tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to the tiny white minority.

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Iol.co.za

Modise 'must break her silence'

National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA said on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bizcommunity

1st for Women supports Bikers for Mandela Day 2014: Take action against abuse

From 11 to 13 July 2014, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen donned helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day event.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

NSPCA mum on probing Modise's brother

The National Council of SPCAs would on Tuesday not confirm reports that it intended investigating Thandi Modise's brother's farm following allegations of animal neglect.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

News24

.com | Worker tells of last days on Modise's farm

The last farmworker to abandon National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise's farm said his family was forced to leave because they faced starvation, the Sunday Times reported.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News24

.com | Fire at Nestle factory

A fire broke out at Nestle's Cremora manufacturing factory in Potchefstroom in the North West on Friday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Iol.co.za

Bikers hit the road for Mandela Day

On Friday morning, 11 July, Zelda la Grange, DJ Fresh, Saint Seseli, Angie Khumalo, Anele Mdoda, Alex Caige, Clint Cunningham and Johrne van Huyssteen will don helmets to take part in another Bikers for Mandela Day ride.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

PennLive.com

Powerlifting helps 69-year-old set records, 'change lives'

But the 69-year-old Harrisburg resident, who holds several weightlifting world records in his age bracket - he can bench press 330 pounds on a good day and once put up 350 pounds - isn't a powerlifter for bragging rights.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Scandal erupts over South Africa's 'farm of horrors'

The "farm of horrors," as South African media called it, quickly morphed into a political scandal.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Iol.co.za

Modise to co-operate with SPCA

National Council of Provinces chairwoman Thandi Modise said on Monday she will co-operate with the investigation into the neglect of animals on her farm.

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RuggaWorld

Tempo of Coca-Cola Youth Weeks set to rise

The tempo of the Coca-Cola Youth Weeks will rise significantly on Monday as the Coca-Cola Under-16 Grant Khomo Week and Coca-Cola Academy Week players receive the opportunity to make their presence felt.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

News24

Pigs forced to eat pigs on NCOP chair's farm

Thousands gathered at the annual Durban July, the biggest horse racing event on the African continent and a high social event where celebrities dress up and watch the race.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Southgold business rescue completed

THE completion of business rescue of Southgold Exploration meant the Burnstone gold mine in Balfour, Mpumalanga, was likely to resuscitate the economy of the area, Peter van den Steen, the mine's business rescue practitioner, said yesterday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

University cracks down over Nazi salute

North West University will introduce a compulsory human rights course for all students and has banned all initiation rituals at its campuses.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Contractor under R60m housing cloud get top state job

In March last year, accountant Anton Kriel arrived at the Mail & Guardian offices.

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