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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 2014-02-28 20:56:26 -0800 | 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: 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: 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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Source: International Business Times

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 13:10:48 -0700 | technology-news

Must read Now a growing group of entrepreneurs are capitalizing on the fact that the vast majority of people in sub-Saharan Africa don't own a laptop or computer, but do have a phone, and know how to use it. Education...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 10:46:09 -0700 | business-news

In Cape Town, on the other hand, $1 million will buy more than 14 times that much space. The chart below, via Knight Frank, gives a great visualization of what $1 million buys in various luxury housing markets around the...
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Source: Guardian Unlimited

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 08:33:29 -0700 | health-news

Profits are 'the reward to the company for investing in research without such an incentive new drugs would not be invented'. Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex This morning we heard of the row between the drug company Roche and the government's drug...
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Source: The Guardian

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 06:24:47 -0700 | entertainment-news

A photograph from Ralph Ziman's exhibition Ghosts Zimbabwean craftsmen made replica AK47 guns from wire and beads for Ghosts, a new exhibition opening in Cape Town this week Photograph: Ralph Ziman A photograph from Ralph Ziman's exhibition Ghosts Zimbabwean craftsmen...
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Source: BBC

Belfast :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 05:38:03 -0700 | sports-news

Scott Quigg aiming to become unified world champion WBA champion Scott Quigg says he is keen to take on the other super-bantamweight world title holders and unify the division. "I want those big fights," the 25-year-old told BBC Radio Manchester....
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Source: The Guardian

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 05:02:21 -0700 | entertainment-news

Chair of judges Jackie Kay called the list "compelling, lyrical, thought-provoking and engaging. From a daughter's unusual way of grieving for her father, to a memorable swim with a grandmother, a young boy's fascination with a gorilla's conversation, a dramatic...
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Source: Baltimore Sun

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 12:03:37 -0700 | sports-news

EDT , April 23, 2014 Loyola Maryland women's lacrosse coach Jen Adams first noticed Marlee Paton at a clinic in Melbourne, Australia, when Paton was just 12. "I remember seeing Marlee there as this tiny little peanut and thinking, 'This...
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Source: New Zealand Infotech Weekly

Queenstown :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 10:35:58 -0700 | sports-news

Former All Black Justin Marshall was allegedly drinking inside a Queenstown strip-club before he was assaulted. Two men have been charged over the incident near the entrance to Club 88 in Shotover St early on Friday morning. Marshall, 40, did...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 11:40:47 -0700 | technology-news

10-month-old leopard cub fascinated by GoPro camera mounted in game reserve Roan Ravenhill, 26, is a ranger at MalaMala Game Reserve in South Africa He mounted a GoPro camera on a wooden stand and waited for animals Camera survived leaving...
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Source: Mail and Guardian

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 10:17:36 -0700 | political-news

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula. (AFP) A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said in Pretoria on Wednesday after meeting three minority groups. "Talking is not endless, but we need to find...
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