Durban

By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 23rd, 2013
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Cape Verde were denied a historic Africa Cup of Nations upset, after Morocco levelled to draw 1-1 in Durban. Striker Platini coolly chipped over Moroccan goalkeeper Nadir Lamyaghri on 35 minutes for Cape Verde’s first-ever Nations Cup goal. Morocco equalised with 12 minutes left, after substitu...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 3rd, 2012
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Khaya Mthethwa (25) won a nationwide vote against 23-year-old Melissa Allison on Tuesday, ending the dominance of racial minorities since the contest, based on Britain’s Pop Idol, launched in 2002. The gospel-influenced Mthethwa, from Durban, had been the favourite to win and was backed by a vo...
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In Article
Sep 21st, 2012
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This week, Durban’s International Convention Centre (ICC) hosts 1300 delegates to a Shopping Centre Congress sponsored by one of South Africa’s most environmentally-destructive financial institutions. (As the country’s second largest coal lender and a proponent of failed carbon trading, also known as...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 13th, 2012
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THE CONFEDERATION of African Football has announced that the final draw for the South 2013 Orange CAF Africa Cup of Nations will now take place on October 24 in Durban. Fifteen teams will join hosts South Africa in the draw and the matches will take place in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, Rustenburg, ...
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In News
Jul 24th, 2012
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By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times MAVELA, South Africa — Her grandmother was an alcoholic and her mother was a prostitute, strangled by a client. The child of another of her mother’s customers, Nicolene Marx grew up in a poor Durban neighborhood with scant hope of escaping. Advertisement Then t...
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In News
May 13th, 2012
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The bad publicity generated by the dubious dealings of two of President Jacob Zuma’s children and other relatives is unlikely to have a bearing on the president’s fortunes at the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung. But it has been described as a PR disaster that could severely compromise public co...
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In African Safaris
May 1st, 2012
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Kingdom’s historical borders offer adventure travelers spectacular sights Author: By George Webster CNN CNN) - Spread across a 600-kilometer stretch of South Africa’s east coast, the former Zulu Kingdom boasts one of sub-Saharan Africa’s most eclectic blends of wildlife, history and...
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In News
Apr 25th, 2012
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Unfreedom Day March – 27 April 2012   Friday is freedom day. This means that the time for annual lies to our democracy has come. The time to pretend that democracy and freedom came to everyone in 1994 has come. The time to escort tender entrepreneurs, their families and friends to the big stadiu...
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In News
Apr 14th, 2012
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Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma is to marry his long-time fiancée, Bongi Ngema, next weekend, the Sunday Times reported in its early edition on Saturday evening. The president’s spokesperson, Mac Maharaj, confirmed to the newspaper that the president would formalise his relationship w...
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In Press Releases
Jan 28th, 2012
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27 January 2012 Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement   The Interim Eviction Order Against the Shallcross Occupation has been Set Aside   The interim eviction order granted by the Durban High Court to evict residents of Shallcross (Ekuphumeleleni, Inkanyezi Housing Project) was set aside th...