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20 hrs ago | News24

.com | PE residents force anti-apartheid museum to close

Port Elizabeth Residents have forced the closure of a museum honouring anti-apartheid heroes, accusing the authorities of building "a house for dead people" while they live in squalor.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Mandela, Drama Movies

Yesterday | The Economist

South Africa: Up the creek

A WHITE woman in the fluorescent-yellow jacket of a freelance parking attendant steps into the road, gesticulating at an empty bay outside a restaurant in Johannesburg's rich northern suburbs, as black drivers in luxurious German cars swish past, their darkened windows sealed against the chill evening air.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, African National Congress (South Africa),

Yesterday | Bizcommunity

Another bold statement for the Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo

The 15th Algoa FM Port Elizabeth HOMEMAKERS Expo, held at our beautiful new venue, The Boardwalk Exhibition Centre, from 24 to 27 July, made another bold statement in the friendly city! With a successful move to a new venue, we welcomed the most visitors through our doors ever, an amazing 20,174 visitors.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Arts, Interior Design

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Iol.co.za

SA carmakers resume output

Carmakers including General Motors and Ford Motor will resume production at their South African plants tomorrow as employees in the metals and engineering industry return to work after a four-week strike.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Iol.co.za

'R699' banks deny reckless lending

The claims of manipulating expenses information to influence credit scoring are completely reliant on hearsay and speculation and the application should be dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

News24

.com | Planes in near-miss at PE airport

On the back of a tumultuous global aviation period, two planes from local airlines have allegedly been involved in a near-miss landing at Port Elizabeth Airport.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cape Welsh Choir to Perform at Montagu Youth Arts Festival, August 9

The Cape Welsh Choir will present one performance at the annual Montagu Music, Art, Dance and Drama Festival , in the NG Church Hall on Saturday 9 August at 5:30pm.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Photography, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Iol.co.za

Reeva's parents tell their story

More than 17 months after model and TV star Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, her parents have broken their silence and told Hello! magazine of their fondest memories of their daughter, and of the last contact they had with her hours before her death.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Toyota halts popular car production

The strike by 220 000 National Union of Metalworkers of SA members has forced Toyota to halt three of its popular vehicle lines at the Durban assembly plant from today.

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Iol.co.za

Strikes hit economy hard

The wave of strikes in the mining and manufacturing sectors has had an "adverse" effect on the country's economy, leading to the "steepest" economic decline since 1967, says Statistician-General Pali Lehohla.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Ford, Toyota halt some South African output due to strike

U.S. motor company Ford has suspended production at one of its South African plants and Japanese car-maker Toyota plans to follow suit as a manufacturing workers' strike hits suppliers of car components.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

South African Metalworkers' Union Rejects Pay Offer, Threatens Wider Strike

South Africa's metalworkers' union NUMSA rejected the latest pay offer from engineering and steel sector employers on Sunday, saying black workers were still underpaid, and threatened to widen its two-week old strike.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-S. Africa's NUMSA rejects pay offer, strike continues

South Africa's NUMSA engineering and metalworkers union rejected a 10 percent pay offer from employers on Sunday and called on its 220,000 striking members in the sector to intensify nearly two weeks of industrial action.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Blood Knot's exquisite truth

The truth is rarely gentle, but in Athol Fugard's Blood Knot it comes with all the force of a tsunami, cleverly, desperately wrapped in a package of fragile hope and hazy memories.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Iol.co.za

Legends team up for musical

TWO SOUTH African music greats, Hugh Masekela and Shunna "Sonny" Pillay, are collaborating on a musical drama that depicts the life of a black South African gangster in the 1940s.

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Related Topix: Hugh Masekela, Jazz, World News, South Africa,

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Psychology Today

On Falling in Love

I met my second husband in the street. I saw him walking toward me fast with short steps, already waving his fine hands.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bloomberg

GM Halts South Africa Carmaking After Wage Talks Collapse

General Motors Co. and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG halted production at their South African plants as a strike by more than 220,000 metalworkers disrupted car-component makers and turned violent.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Reuters

GM suspends South Africa production as striking union rejects offer

U.S. auto giant GM said on Friday it had suspended production at its main South African assembly plant in the southeastern city of Port Elizabeth because a strike by the country's biggest union had hit components suppliers.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Du Preez out for 6 months with ankle injury

South Africa will be without first-choice scrumhalf Fourie du Preez for the Rugby Championship as well as its end-of-year tour to the northern hemisphere because of a right ankle injury.

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