Cape Town

By IAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2014
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Stephen Mpofu A Zimbabwean church leader probably put it more poignantly recently when he said God had zero tolerance on homosexuals, a remark that clearly suggests that God, who is not forgetful, like humans, will certainly bring damnation on modern prototypes of Sodom and Gomorrah which fire reduce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2014
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By Adeola Aderounmu One day in early March 2014 a Nigerian man killed a police officer in South Africa. The tragic incident took place at La Rochelle in Johannesburg. The Nigerian was caught with illegal drugs and he resisted arrest. He killed the police officer that was to arrest him and fled. The S...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Rolene Strauss who walked away with the much coveted crown. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). While at the pageant we spotted a number of celebrities. Check out who we saw....
By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Aug 5th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam In June 1966, Senator Robert Kennedy (RFK) visited South Africa and delivered a speech at the University of Cape Town on the occasion of the annual Day of Affirmation organized by the National Union of South African Students. RFK’s “Day of Affirmation” speech was uplifting...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 28th, 2013
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Cape Town: Anti-apartheid icon and former South African president Nelson Mandela has completed 50 days of treatment in hospital for a recurring lung infection, the presidency said. The condition of the 95-year-old Mandela remains critical but stable and he continues to respond to treatment, reporters...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 23rd, 2013
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US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are planning a three-nation tour to Africa, 26 June to 3 July. The visit is one that has long been anticipated by Africans, but has it come too late to generate the kind of enormous buzz that might have happened had this trip happened several year...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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When a 23-year-old woman was raped and tortured to death in Delhi, the case captured the attention of the world. Two months later, a 17-year-old girl was raped and tortured to death near Cape Town in an eerily similar case, but hardly anyone noticed. In both cases, the women were gang raped, mutilate...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 17th, 2013
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Behind the alleged murder of his girlfriend by the Paralympian Oscar Pistorius are deep-rooted attitudes to women, race and guns. The trial will bring these into sharp focus. Oscar Pistorius stood in court on Friday charged with murder, six months after he wooed the world at the Olympics. Photograph:...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 15th, 2013
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AFP – South Africa’s superstar sprinter Oscar Pistorius appeared in court on Friday to face murder charges. He has been accused of murdering his model girlfriend on Valentine’s day. Twenty-six-year-old Pistorius, known worldwide as “Blade Runner” because of his carbon fi...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Feb 14th, 2013
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14 Feb 2013 Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP); Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP; Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema Motlanthe; Former President Thabo Mbeki and Mrs Mbeki, For...