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Strong police presence as tensions mount in Grabouw

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protesters in Grabouw in the Western Cape block the road during a demonstration over the lack of housing, poor and expensive electricity supply and bad road conditions on Tuesday, 16 September 2014.
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S.Africa postpones child travel rules opposed by tourism industry

Reuters Africa - ‎22 minutes ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 16 (Reuters) - South Africa has postponed the implementation of two tighter regulations on travel for children after the tourism industry raised concerns, the department of home affairs said on Tuesday.
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Malema friend in court for shooting ANCYL leader

Times LIVE - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Former ANCYL official Jacob Lebogo appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for allegedly shooting current youth league leader Boy Mamabolo and three others, Limpopo police said.
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Two men killed in farm plane crash

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Durban - Two men died after a light aircraft crashed into a stream and caught alight in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Monday night. The plane crashed near the D459 road, 14km from Newcastle.
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To Escape Fighting in Ukraine, Shakhtar Donetsk Takes an Indefinite Road Trip

New York Times - ‎2 minutes ago‎
KIEV, Ukraine - Plumes of thick black smoke and a rapid-fire echo of explosions rose into the afternoon sky. Several hundred people from eastern Ukraine, almost all of them men in black T-shirts and balaclavas, were singing nationalistic songs as they threw ...
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Soldiers Killed in Suicide Attack at US Base in Kabul

New York Times - ‎2 minutes ago‎
NATO soldiers administered first aid after an attack at the gates of a U.S. base in Kabul on Tuesday. Credit Shah Marai/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images.
Afghan suicide bomber kills three foreign Nato troops
2 Americans among 3 killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
NATO troops killed in Afghanistan
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A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a #NATO convoy in #Kabul, triggering a massive blast that killed one Polish soldier and two other foreign troops as well as wounding at least 13 civilians.
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American tourist in Kenya mistaken for 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite - ‎1 hour ago‎
An American family whose Kenyan holiday was ruined when a policeman mistook their 15-year-old daughter for an international terrorist has been offered an all-expenses-paid trip as compensation.
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India should be more proactive on Tibet - Dalai Lama aide on eve of China Xi visit

Reuters Africa - ‎36 minutes ago‎
By Frank Jack Daniel. NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India should be more proactive when it comes to the issue of Tibetan autonomy, an aide to the Dalai Lama said, after the spiritual leader was asked to reschedule an event to avoid it clashing with Chinese leader ...
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'Open mosque' founder calls for tolerance

Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
FILE: Cape Town's 'open mosque' welcomes homosexuals and even non-Muslims. Picture: Abed Ahmed/EWN. Email; Print; Tweet · Victoria Campbell-Gillies | 4 minutes ago.
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Nkandla architect sets SIU deadline - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lawyers for Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya say they've given the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) until the close of business this afternoon to make the Department of Public Works a respondent in its case against him.
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Minister's buttocks remark not literal

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Copy of ST_nomvula0~1 GCIS To fight with her buttocks wasn t literally what Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane meant, but that doesn t mean she wasn t being inappropriate.

Dumped baby's mom in dock

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tonga - A young Swazi mother accused of dumping her newborn baby in a pit toilet appeared in the Tonga Regional Court in Mpumalanga on Tuesday.

Marine's attackers pushed past guards

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
iol news pic Kings Park murder accused INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS The Kings Park murder accused are, from left, brothers Blayne and Kyle Shepard, AJ van der Merwe and Dustin van Wyk.
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With 32 units in need of 'surgery', Eskom says unplanned outages to remain

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Electricity producer Eskom warned on Tuesday it would take some time to arrest the current high levels of unplanned outages, revealing that 32 of its 87 coal-fired generating units required “major surgery”, while four were in a “critical condition”.
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Petra sells South African blue diamond for $27.6m

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Petra Diamonds has sold a recently mined South African blue diamond for $27.6m - the latest one-off sale to raise investor interest in the UK-listed company.
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Soweto residents reject e-tolling

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Some government workers were against the e-tolling system, a public hearing into the tolls heard on Monday. Mbuyisa Manana, a government employee, said as a state worker, he should have been at the forefront, encouraging people to pay ...
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More SA video-on-demand services on the way

BusinessTech - ‎4 hours ago‎
Vidi's first-mover advantage in the online video-on-demand space in South Africa will not last long. Staff Writer, September 16, 2014, 0 Comments.
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LinkedIn usage grows 40% in South Africa

ITWeb Africa - ‎3 hours ago‎
In a tough economy it may appear that South African job seekers are turning to online professional services network, LinkedIn, to connect with prospective employers.
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'All actors should support fired 'Generations' cast'

Eyewitness News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Vavi has reiterated his call for SA actors to fully support the fired 'Generations' cast members. Some of the Generations cast at the boycott meeting.
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Mother, daughter seek support for lesbian romance? Its a hoax

Times LIVE - ‎6 hours ago‎
A website article claiming that a mother, daughter couple are seeking acceptance for their taboo romance is in fact the result of a hoax.
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Stosur among cull of seeds in Guangzhou 1st round

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
GUANGZHOU, China (AP) Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open on Tuesday.
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Letsholonyane defends Chiefs strikers

Sowetan - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Having seen his personal tally reach six goals this season, Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane has come out in defence of Chiefs' strikers who have so far struggled to find the back of the net.
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Carlos Spencer (Gallo Images)

SPORT24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Port Elizabeth - Injuries have forced EP Kings coach Carlos Spencer to make several changes to the team to take on the Free State Cheetahs in Port Elizabeth in a Currie Cup match on Saturday.

McGregor sets sight on title

SPORT24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Triple world champion Hank McGregor has his sights set on winning the Fish River Canoe Marathon K1 title on October 10 and 11.

Crowd science: Technology and the masses

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
st science bird spotting illus . Citizen science is defined as scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or non-professional scientists, often by crowdsourcing.
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The Deepwater Search for the Antikythera Mechanism, the World's First Computer

Yahoo Tech - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sometime in the early first century B.C., a ship went down in the Mediterranean Sea, just off a Greek island named Antikythera. The wreck itself wasn't unusual.
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Air pollution controls 'falling apart'

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
IOL pic july3 eskom power cables Independent Newspapers Hallowes charged that Eskom was being used as a 'corporate battering ram' to weaken new pollution control standards.
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From E. coli to Ebola: A device that can filter deadly pathogens out of the body

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed at least 2,500 lives, and a treatment or vaccine is still at least months or years away.
Scientists unveil magnetic cure for bad blood
Scientists invent device that uses a magnet to clean bad blood
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Artificial Spleen Uses Nano-Magnets to Cleanse Blood of Pathogens From IBTimes–Harvard scientists have invented a new artificial spleen that is able to clear toxins, fungi and deadly pathogens such as Ebola from human blood, which could potentially save millions of lives. Blood can be infected by many different types of organ infections as well as... #Harvard, #Science, #Spleen

Will this electronic cable prevent shark attacks?

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
We speak to CEO of the KZN Sharks Board, Mthokozisi Radebe, about the brand new technology they are testing to prevent shark attacks.

Female condoms: What have men got to do with it?

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
While female condoms exist to boost women's control of their sexual health, negotiating safe sex should be a shared responsibility.