Eastern Cape

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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
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Jan 27th, 2014
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South Africa’s ruling ANC party has vowed to launch its own investigation into allegations that public funds released for Nelson Mandela’s memorial services may have been misappropriated. “Our conscience is alarmed by these allegations, that at the time of sadness, there could be su...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2013
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King William’s Town – The SACP in the Eastern Cape on Thursday criticised a visit by EFF leader Julius Malema to ex-miners in King William’s Town as “opportunistic”. “Be vigilant of one enemy in many colours,” provincial SA Communist Party spokesman Siyabonga Mdodi said in a statement. He...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Johannesburg – South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela is “responding positively” to treatment for a recurring lung infection after being admitted to hospital, the government said on Thursday. “He remains under treatment and observation in hospital,” it added in a statement, without givi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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Spirits were high among members dressed in black and white African National Congress T-shirts. “We have arrived. We are members of Umkhonto. The bazooka is going to shoot,” they sang in isiZulu. Most of the delegates held up two fingers, signifying a second term for President Jacob Zuma. ...
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Sep 4th, 2012
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Over 80 000 imbali who attended this year umhlanga ceremony yesterday danced before His Majesty King Mswati III and the Queen Mother as well as their guests. The maidens ignored the wind, which blew up a dust storm and was a bit chilly at times, and went on and danced passing in front of Their [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 31st, 2012
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So there we have it. “The Spear” has been painted and displayed, and what has it achieved? Well, for one thing, it’s gone and whipped up a complete frenzy of allegations and counter allegations! Brett Murray has offended blacks and in particular Zulus with his open depiction of our ...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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The Sowetan reported on Thursday that the former wife of Nelson Mandela told Malema in Nqgeleni in the Eastern Cape that his efforts to economically liberate the country had been noticed. She was accompanied by Malema, suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, the league’s suspended secretar...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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South Africa’s Nelson Mandela turns 94 on Wednesday, but he is unlikely to attend a host of celebrations as the frail anti-apartheid icon has increasingly vanished from the public eye. He once partied lavishly with the likes of American talk-show host Oprah Winfrey and other international celebrities...
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May 10th, 2012
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A new wave of tribalism is threatening to unravel South Africa’s infant democracy, destroy economic development and unleash devastating ethnic violence if not stopped decisively. This apparent new upsurge in tribalism in South Africa appears to be driven by a number of factors. There has been appalli...