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Wednesday, 12-24-14, 12:39It's Not a Black Christmas Until ...[The Daily Vox]It's that time of the year again, when Johannesburg empties out and everyone takes a national road or flight home. Yes, ke Dezemba, boss! Despite the hot weather and long days, South Africans have adopted Christmas traditions like fir trees and sparkly lights from up north. read more...
Wednesday, 12-24-14, 7:52Drownings Set to Spike Over Festive[Health-e]As the weather heats up and families move poolside, the number of drownings are set to spike, warns private emergency medical services (EMS) company Netcare 911. read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 11:15President Zuma Shores Up His Defences[African Arguments]This is a bad time for South Africa. It has just been reported that the country is losing $12 billion through illegal outflows of capital. The economy narrowly missed being given junk bond status by the inte read more...
Tuesday, 12-23-14, 11:14Suspension of EFF Members Lifted - For Now[SAPA]Cape Town -The Western Cape High Court on Tuesday lifted the sanctions imposed on the 20 EFF MPs suspended from Parliament. read more...
Monday, 12-22-14, 9:58Five Bodies Found - 'Possible Serial Killer' in Cape[SAPA]The decomposing bodies of five women have been discovered close to the Century City and Akasia train stations in Cape Town over the last ten months, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Sunday. read more...
Saturday, 12-20-14, 9:47Not-So-Trivial Trivia Trumps On Trivia SA[Biz-Community]Did you know that the man behind the popular Zuma Eskom meme actually runs an entire site based on trivia? Ian de Jager, 'Fun Master' and all round graphics artist and bottle washer at Trivia SA, tells us more... read more...
Saturday, 12-20-14, 9:30Minister Welcomes Arrest of 16 Rhino Poachers[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of 16 members of a rhino horn smuggling syndicate in Prague, Czechoslovakia. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 14:572014 in Review - a Turbulent Year in South African Politics[Africa Check]It has been a stormy year in South African politics. We look back at our fact-checks of dodgy data, political spin, false claims, bogus qualifications and a bizarre conspiracy. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 14:09Tickets for Bafana Bafana Vs Zambia Friendly On Sale[SAFA]Bafana Bafana will face Zambia in an international friendly on 4 January at Orlando Stadium - a match that will be used as a farewell match for the Senior Men's National Team before leaving for Central African nation of Gabon en route to the 2015 CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 12:48Do Prisoners Have Access to Better Medical Facilities Than the Public?[Africa Check]South Africa's Deputy Minister of Correctional Services Thabang Makwetla has said that correctional facilities in South Africa are not the "disease-infested", poorly serviced centres of public perception. Africa Check investigated the claim. read more...


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