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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: BBC

Bethlehem :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 19:13:20 -0700 | political-news

As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a hero. A familiar flag flaps in the wind above a Palestinian church in...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 01:33:22 -0700 | technology-news

These pledges require the active involvement of smart, dynamic, patriotic, sincere and committed people. But rarely do we hear politicians in developing nations mention the need to produce a critical mass of skilled and knowledgeable workers to deliver these development...
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Source: All Africa

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 01:18:31 -0700 | political-news

Many African countries, if not all, are located at the extreme end of what Immanuel Wallerstein thirty years ago termed the core-periphery relationship, a position which impoverishes them to the advantage of rich and industrialised countries in the core.
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Source: Africa Headlines

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 20:49:49 -0700 | political-news

Children's Fund warns that nearly 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan will suffer from acute malnutrition by the end of the year and tens of thousands could die if more is not done to help them. Christophe Boulieroc told VOA...
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Source: CricInfo

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 20:06:05 -0700 | sports-news

Tasmania have offered the former Australia Under-19 captain Michael Hill a chance to emulate the likes of Ed Cowan and Michael Klinger by making the most of a new start after a stuttering career in his home state of Victoria...These...
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Source: Asian Tribune

Soweto :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 19:36:16 -0700 | political-news

09 — editor Sri Lanka, which ended a brutal insurgency after twenty six years in May 2009 seems to be looking toward South Africa, recommended by the West using as a 'Global Example' of reconciliation , to establish a 'Truth...
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Source: The New Zealand Herald

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 15:32:15 -0700 | political-news

Photo / Thinkstock South Africa plans to store its stockpile of seized rhino horn at a heavily-secured central location after thieves stole millions-of-dollars worth of horns from a provincial government safe. The Environmental Affairs ministry told AFP Tuesday it would...
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Source: News 24

Embalenhle :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 23:54:58 -0700 | sports-news

President Jacob Zuma has labelled people who boo at him "empty vessels who make the most noise", The New Age reported on Wednesday. "They boo...Rather do your work," he was quoted as saying in Embalenhle, Mpumalanga, on Tuesday. "What they...
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Source: News 24

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-23 00:24:37 -0700 | sports-news

Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has indicated that he does not owe Numsa for its support to have him reinstated at the trade union federation, The Star newspaper reported on Wednesday. "It is wrong to say the resolution of the...
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Source: News 24

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-22 23:56:31 -0700 | sports-news

After a lengthy absence where he missed the first part of this year's Vodacom Super Rugby competition, Cheetahs flank Heinrich Brussow made a stellar return against the Cell C Sharks in Durban over the weekend.   Statistics taken from the...
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