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Soweto, South Africa News

Local news for Soweto, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Monday | Iol.co.za

Frightening new HIV stats shock

More than 6.4 million South Africans are living with HIV - that's the Moses Mabhida Stadium filled to capacity 100 times - with almost 400 000 new infections recorded last year, according to new statistics.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, World News, South Africa, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine,

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Monday | Sunherald.com

A walk on the wild side in Zimbabwe

The story of the place can be boiled down to this: A rich Zimbabwean found some abandoned lions, started raising them and realized they started to display hunting instincts, such as stalking birds.

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Travel, Zimbabwe Travel, Africa Travel, South Africa,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Two years after Marikana massacre, a challenge to South Africa's ruling ANC

Two years ago, thousands of striking mine workers gathered on a rocky hill outside this impoverished town in the heart of South Africa 's platinum belt, demanding wage increases from their employer, Lonmin plc .

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Iol.co.za

Cops shut down 80 Soweto taverns

Police closed down eighty taverns and shebeens across Soweto over the weekend for operating without permits, Gauteng police said on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

News24

.com | Metro cop shot, robbed

A Johannesburg metro police officer was shot and robbed of his firearm in Soweto on Saturday, spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told Sapa.

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Philly.com

Exhibition fights image of gangster's paradise

Gongxeka's first solo exhibition, "Skeem' Saka," was on display through yesterday at the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg's Newtown neighborhood.

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Philly.com

Youth poetry blooms in the lyrical capital

A VIBRANT POETRY community is blossoming in Johannesburg, a city known to many Americans more for its jazz and traditional music.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bizcommunity

Making waves

The Times Media Group has been expanding its broadcast footprint locally and across the continent, adding to its other content mediums.

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Iol.co.za

We are a broken nation - Lapsley

South Africa is a broken nation due to the violent history that preceded democracy, Father Michael Lapsley said on Friday.

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Mail & Guardian

No easy stroll to freedom for SA poetry's restless howler

Dissonant, dissident wordsmith Lesego a Rampolokeng waxes poetic about the new a oppression in his debut documentary film, Word Down the Line.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, South Africa, World News, Africa Travel, South Africa Travel

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News24

.com | Blacks, whites don't trust each other - survey

The level of trust between blacks and whites in South Africa is diminishing year on year, a survey released on Thursday found.

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Daily Kos

Targets

So many images and voices coming out of Ferguson have made my breath literally catch.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

Iol.co.za

Maimane: We are a South African family

On Tuesday, we spoke to TV star Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and her husband, radio man Ian Bredenkamp, who talked of the profound irrelevance of their melanin levels.

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Iol.co.za

Family, judge angered by trial delays

The sister of the woman allegedly murdered by her metro police boyfriend said her family was angry at another delay in the trial.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BBC News

Pegg: 'We have no context for happiness'

Simon Pegg stars as a therapist who sets off on a journey across the globe to discover the secret to what makes people happy in the new film Hector and the Search for Happiness, based on the best-selling novel by French psychiatrist Francois Lelord.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Simon Pegg, World News, South Africa

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Twelve Questions: Lester Levy

Lester Levy left his native South Africa as a young doctor to move to the home of his childhood hero, Sir Edmund Hillary.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Judge well-versed in compassion

Once a tea girl, a nursing assistant and a journalist imprisoned for her beliefs, the woman who will pass judgment on Oscar Pistorius' fate has retired to consider her verdict.

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Iol.co.za

Over 300 arrests in Soweto

Over 300 people were arrested in Soweto over the weekend with various shebeens closed down, Gauteng police said on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Iol.co.za

In SA schools, is sharing caring?

The small library at Robert Dlamini's* school had to be "killed" a long time ago the government could no longer pay the school librarian.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Iol.co.za

Clean cop foils washing powder heist

A Joburg metro police officer went undercover to pull off a dramatic sting where the Hawks nabbed six hijackers moments before they pounced on a truck full of washing powder on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa

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