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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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Breaking News: Trial of Oscar Pistorius was postponed to May 05
   
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Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 02:03:38 -0700 | disasters-news

The athlete Oscar Pistorius trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, ​​be held tomorrow 18 April to 5 May, the decision of the judge in Thokozile Masipa Pretoria High Court. Masipa accepted the application, as did the defense,...
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Source: The Guardian

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 06:02:48 -0700 | political-news

Pretoria Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 during the famous Rivonia trials...Fifty years ago on Sunday, standing in the dock aware that he could be hanged for treason, the leader of South Africans' struggle against racial apartheid...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 05:58:02 -0700 | entertainment-news

It happens to be a late Minimalist Easter opera written by the festival's curator and a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize in music. But what we do have for this Easter Sunday and for Passover as well, "The Other...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-17 23:11:48 -0700 | political-news

For an entire generation of white South Africans, a black woman was either their maid or nanny and judges were almost exclusively white males. To see Masipa presiding over the trial of not only a white man but a rich, famous,...
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Source: The Motley Fool

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 07:04:55 -0700 | business-news

Finance, data as of market close 04/15/2014 As you can see, this isn't as cut and dried as when we did this a little over a year ago with falling gold prices and big writedowns complicating things for a number...
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Source: All Africa

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 09:57:21 -0700 | political-news

Ads by Google There's confusion over the fate of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls...The Nigerian media are irritated by confusion over the fate of more than 100 students abducted by Boko Haram Islamist insurgents from a secondary school in Borno State The...
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Source: News 24

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 05:36:06 -0700 | sports-news

President Jacob Zuma on Friday asked members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to pray for peaceful elections on 7 May. "Let us pray for peaceful and successful general elections on May 7, a right many sacrificed...
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Source: News 24

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 05:32:25 -0700 | sports-news

We are not shocked that such happened, the EFF's Floyd Shivambu said after a scuffle involving ANC supporters broke out at Wits University. If you want to have a free and fair election, you must allow the multiplicity of views...
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Source: News 24

Greytown :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 08:19:24 -0700 | travel-news

Twenty-four people have died and 34 others sustained injuries on South Africa's roads since the start of the Easter weekend, according to traffic reports and the Road Traffic Management Corporation on Friday. "High level investigation teams are being instituted to...
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Source: New Europe

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-04-18 02:03:37 -0700 | political-news

The trial of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued at the Pretoria High Court on Thursday with defence witness Roger Dixon, a qualified geologist still under cross examination, just before the trial took a two-week break.      Pistorius is charged with...
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