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1 hr ago | African Affairs

The Zuma Years: South Africa's changing face of power

The Zuma Years: South Africa's changing face of power , by Richard Calland. Cape Town: Zebra Press, an imprint of Random House Struik, 2013.

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5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Pro-Palestine picket at Parliament

Less than a dozen pro-Palestine picketers stood behind a row of small shoes outside Parliament's main gates shortly before 1pm on Monday.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

CTown N2 security upped after stonings

Additional police officers will be deployed to patrol the N2 following a spate of robberies of motorists brought to a stop by the stoning of their vehicles or rocks placed in their path.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Cancer toll higher for SA children

Survival rates for children with cancer are significantly lower in South Africa than in developed countries because many get to hospital when the disease is already advanced, according to a study published in the South African Medical Journal this month.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Dukes tasked to bring down syndicates

But this is where a battalion of Cape Town army reservists, from the Cape Town Rifles Alpha company, will join other regiments in the summer months.

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10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

SMSes keep fine money rolling in

The recent annual rise in penalties more than doubles admission of guilt fines for transgressions such as speeding and not making way for emergency vehicles.

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11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Angola: Georges Chikoti Returns Home From Kinshasa

The minister of Foreign Affairs, Georges Chikoti, arrived on Saturday in Luanda, from Cape Town City, South Africa, and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Review: Music

GREAT NIGHT OUT: Opera companies from across the globe perform Songs of Friendship to delighted crowds in the theatre's half-finished extension.

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Scientific Blogging

Acheulean Artefacts: Stone Age Find In Northern Cape Of South Africa

Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa, have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools.

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News24

.com | Ministers' vroom vroom bling bling

The aim of any party should be to promote the welfare of the people who voted them into power, and not to undermine our constitution, writes Sizwe Mda .

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News24

.com | Acsa slaps petro-chem giants with R15m lawsuit

The aim of any party should be to promote the welfare of the people who voted them into power, and not to undermine our constitution, writes Sizwe Mda .

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Iol.co.za

Sci-fi thriller to be shot in SA

Prisoners of War, a sci-fi thriller about humankind's last stand against an alien invasion, starring former Bond Girl Berenice Marlohe, is the latest Hollywood production set to shoot in South Africa.

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.com | ANC heavyweight in R1.4bn corruption scandal

The aim of any party should be to promote the welfare of the people who voted them into power, and not to undermine our constitution, writes Sizwe Mda .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

CNN

Kelp Gulls Feeding on Bait

I was at Gansbaai in South Africa a few years ago to photograph great white sharks from a boat.

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Iol.co.za

R8m fraudster was 'easily influenced'

A mother of two, convicted of embezzling R6.8 million, was a "people pleaser" who was easily influenced by strong personalities, the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court heard on Friday.

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Iol.co.za

Grade R increasing inequality gap

Instead of reducing inequalities in education, Grade R has further widened the gap between children from impoverished and affluent schools, according to newly released research using data from 18 102 South African schools.

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GhanaWeb

AUDAF hosts African Diaspora Bridge Builders Awards

In support of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the African Union Diaspora African Forum, an AU endorsed non-governmental organization, will host the African Diaspora Bridge Builders Awards on August 4, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Centre.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Popsugar

Charlize and Sean Can't Avoid Engagement Rumors

Charlize Theron reunited with Sean Penn in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday when she landed in her native country to begin filming on their new movie, The Last Face .

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Iol.co.za

Ex-Hawks' 419 case postponed

A heavy court roll on Friday caused the postponement of a corruption trial involving two former members of the Hawks, to Tuesday.

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Jewish Chronicle

Out of Africa: physical and mental border crossings

Haunting and multi-layered, Zebra Crossing and After Before are both novels that will linger long in the memory after reading.

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