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Breaking News: Scientists puzzled by odd creature found on South African beach
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-05-07 10:51:01 -0700 | odd-news

Leandra Visser posted the above photo on Facebook during her holiday at De Kelder near Cape Town, South Africa. Her caption read, “Can someone please tell me what the hell this is? We picked it up on the beach at...
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Breaking News: Obama's selfie at Mandela's funeral was rude and inappropiate
   
Posted by: Redhanded

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-14 10:16:05 -0800 | political-news

For as much as President Barack Obama has been praising, admiring and celebrating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela, it was very odd and unpresidential to see him pose and snap a selfie as what appeared to...
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Breaking News: Exceptional blue diamond found in South Africa's Cullinan mine
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-06-02 11:57:46 -0700 | technology-news

An "exceptional" blue diamond has been excavated from a mine in South Africa, announced Petra Diamonds Limited on Tuesday. The 29.6-carat blue stone was recovered by Petra Diamonds from the famous Cullinan mine located 25 miles north-east of Pretoria. Blue...
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Breaking News: Hunger charity ad shows black child being fed ‘like a dog'
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-21 12:15:05 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Feed A Child, a South African children’s charity group has issued a public apology after its controversial advertisement meant to raise awareness of hungry children sparked off a massive uproar. The one-minute TV ad has been labeled “racist” by many...
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Breaking News: Mandela memorial interpreter speaks out: Jantjie hallucinated, has schizophrenia
   
Posted by: StacyCarey

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-15 15:11:59 -0800 | political-news

The man at the center of the Nelson Mandela memorial service sign language story is now speaking out about just what went wrong. The Associated Press via My Way shared the details. Thamsanqa Jantjie has been accused of being a...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela: Communist, terrorist, racist... hero
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-25 12:37:46 -0800 | political-news

While most of the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC) and first president of post-apartheid South Africa, the right-wing media and blogosphere are jubilating at the death of yet another...
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Breaking News: Hear the 'Whale Crier' calling you to visit Hermanus, South Africa (Video)
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell SelectMedia

Hermanus :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-17 00:05:19 -0700 | travel-news

Hermanus is a beautiful treasure, sitting on Walker Bay on the southern coast of the Western Cape. The historic town is particularly famous for its land- and sea-based whale watching, but also has so much more to offer the visitor....
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Breaking News: Cape Town: The Mother City and my adopted hometown
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell SelectMedia

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-06-12 13:22:57 -0700 | travel-news

Your hometown is not always the place where you were born. Sometimes a city is so beautiful, in so many ways, it becomes home and is forever missed when you leave. I first visited Cape Town way back in 1975...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela:  'A Dissenting Opinion'
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-12 15:06:42 -0800 | political-news

Jonathan Cook is an award-winning British journalist based in Nazareth, Israel. On Dec. 7, 2013, the "Information Clearing House” published an article by Cook entitled, “A Dissenting Opinion on Nelson Mandela.” Of all of the tributes and accolades pouring forth...
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Breaking News: Adrenaline-rush options on your South African vacation
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell SelectMedia

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-20 06:07:39 -0700 | travel-news

South Africa offers an amazing array of adventure travel options, including everything from going face-to-face with great white sharks to bungee jumping off bridges to crawling through narrow tunnels in caves. Should you choose to visit South Africa, you will...
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Source: United Press International

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-23 09:03:51 -0700 | green-news

A South African advocacy group called for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing operations for natural gas despite support from President Jacob Zuma . The government banned hydraulic fracturing, known also as fracking, in 2011 but lifted the moratorium in October...
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Source: BBC

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-23 04:17:22 -0700 | sports-news

St Helena is a remote island in the South Atlantic Ocean which has a population of only about 4,000. The party of eight, six athletes and two officials, set off on a five-day crossing to Cape Town on 11 July...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-23 12:15:36 -0700 | technology-news

Although a whole flock of tasty sand grouse are gathered drinking around a waterhole, the determined duo are incapable of chasing down a single one. No matter how hard they hop and they pounce, the nimble birds always manage to...
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Source: Mail and Guardian

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-23 12:10:53 -0700 | political-news

40 Sapa Charges of trespassing and intimidation have been laid against the EFF, after its members allegedly forced entry into the provincial legislature. EFF members and their leader Julius Malema's allegedly forced entry into the legislature.
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Source: New Zealand Infotech Weekly

Greytown :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-23 10:58:41 -0700 | business-news

Sports centre worker Kane Harris escapes the office each Tuesday to put in a morning's work at Wairarapa Eco Farm in exchange for a food bag of organic, sustainably produced fruit and vegetables. An eco-farmer's passion for improving vegetables, jobs,...
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