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May 7th, 2014
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The 2014 South African general election will be held on 7 May 2014, to elect a new National Assembly as well as new provincial legislatures in each province. [View the story "South Africa Election 2014 - Live feeds, Results" on Storify]...
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Apr 16th, 2014
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Udo W Froese Anglo American CEO, Mark Cutifani announced in a Business Day TV interview on April 11, 2014, in Johannesburg that they would “seek a buyer for our platinum operations in the North West Province and will move on to the opencast platinum mine, Mogalakwena in the Limpopo Province.”This als...
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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...
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Apr 3rd, 2014
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The nominees for the 2014 edition of the prestigious AMAA – Africa Movie Academy Awards were announced Wednesday, 2nd April, 2014 at the Emperor Place Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. Actors nominated for the awards include Desmond Elliot, Majid Michel, Yomi Fash-Lanso, Patience Ozokwor to mention ...
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Feb 4th, 2014
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  Mandela offspring share millions – Sapa Nelson Mandela sent a message from the grave to his former wife of 38 years on Monday, leaving her completely out of his $4.1 million will, it was announced. Former president Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren from his first and second wife will...
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Jan 7th, 2014
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JBasic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced an increase in the national pass rate, which now stands at 78.2%, up 4.3% from 2012. Motshekga also compared the latest results with those from 2009, where the pass rate four years ago stood at 60.6%, highlighting that there’s been a 16.6% incre...
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Dec 12th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi In the last one week since the death of the former South African President, Mr Nelson Mandela, many of us must have read, especially in the social media, renditions of “encounters with Mandela”, including by people who were merely members of some crowd that visited the late intern...
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Dec 6th, 2013
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by Okoi Obono Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on the 18th July, 1918 at a remote and tiny village of Mvezo at the banks of the Mbashe River in the district of Umtata. In Xhosa (one of the ethnic nationalities in South Africa), ‘Rolihlahla’ literally means “pulling the branch of a tree”. He died on...
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Dec 5th, 2013
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Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of modern times, passed away Thursday at his home in Johannesburg after a prolonged lung infection. He was 95. South African President Jacob Zuma announced that Mandela, “the founding president of our democratic nation, has departed,” adding tha...
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Oct 21st, 2013
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“I have never seen something like this in my life where Christians forming a ring of love around Muslims. We understand that you are not just praying for Ethiopia but also for Africa. May God bless you all.” An emotional South African public order policing unit commander told the Horn Times reporters...