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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:  '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: 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: 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: 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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Breaking News: PR executive learns the pitfalls of social media
   
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-24 18:28:37 -0800 | technology-news

A PR disaster It seems like pretty much every month some celebrity or member of the public tweets something that is completely inappropriate, only to find themselves feeling the wrath of other users of Twitter. When Justine Sacco tweeted “Going...
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Breaking News: Israeli revisionist claims Mossad trained Mandela
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-24 11:17:10 -0800 | political-news

After widespread castigation of Israel for having supported the apartheid Afrikaner regime, an Israeli scholar has come up with "evidence" that Israel had secretly supported the African National Congress in the 1960s. In a piece published in the Israeli Haaretz,...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-06-06 10:21:43 -0700 | political-news

Nelson Mandela is rightly revered for his successful challenge and eventual triumph over the apartheid system in South Africa. However, Mandela left in power the same companies and individuals who dominated the economy during the apartheid era. Mandela abandoned the...
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Breaking News: African Cape Buffalo attacks lion, saves fellow buffalo (VIDEO)
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-29 21:20:42 -0800 | political-news

We've all been taught that the lion is the “king of beasts,” right? For over 45 minutes, two hungry young lions stalked an African Cape Water Buffalo in the Mjejane Reserve of South Africa's Kruger National Park. One of the...
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Breaking News: Mandela's Christian faith compelled forgiveness and reconciliation
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-17 15:50:18 -0800 | political-news

I have often wondered how, after spending nearly three decades in prison for what to all the world appeared to be a hopeless cause, Nelson Mandela was able, even eager, to not only forgive but love his captors. As the...
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