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Tuesday, 07-22-14, 15:18Zuma to Send Delegation to Israel Over Gaza Invasion[SA Info]President Jacob Zuma is to send a delegation, led by former Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad, to Israel to convey South Africa's concerns over the mounting loss of civilian lives through Israel's invasion of the Gaza strip, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said in Cape Town on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 12:17Economic Freedom Fighters Storm Legislature[SAPA]Economic Freedom Fighters' members stormed into the Gauteng legislature during their march in Johannesburg on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 7:38Does Anybody Remember Aids?[GroundUp]This week thousands of activists, scientists and government officials will troop to Melbourne, Australia, to participate in the 20th International AIDS Conference. read more...
Tuesday, 07-22-14, 6:29Family in Dilemma Over Malaysia Plane Pilot[CAJ News]Cape Town -THE family of the South African pilot aboard the airplane suspected rebels shot down in Malaysia said it was in the dark regarding his death. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 14:04A Suggestion for How Unions Can Help Alleviate Household Debt[GroundUp]Official statistics note that South African household borrowings have declined slightly. However, we remain a nation wallowing in debt. And this applies from the government down to the humblest of families. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 13:45Brics Summits Make Little Progress On Science Cooperation[SciDev.Net]Rio De Janeiro -Scientific cooperation among the BRICS countries lags far behind its potential, according to Brazilian experts speaking after last week's BRICS summit in Brazil. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:58Khayelitsha Youths Punching Above Their Weight[GroundUp]In a sandy part of Khayelitsha called Enkanini, it is a big surprise to find between the shacks one with blue paint on its outside declaring: African Youth Boxing Club. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 11:53Court Orders Treatment for Gravely Ill Somali Girl[The Daily Vox]The North Gauteng High Court has granted an order allowing a 12-year-old Somali refugee to receive treatment at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital. She was admitted to hospital this morning. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 8:49Tears and Missed Opportunities As Mbeki Coasts Through Arms Commission[Daily Maverick]Former President Thabo Mbeki's appearance at the Seriti Commission into arms deal was supposed to shed a light on the top official's role in the scandal. It didn't. Instead, it shored Mbeki's defences. Then it got sad and weird. read more...
Monday, 07-21-14, 8:49Budget Vote Debates, Day Three - the Bits You Need to Know[Daily Maverick]This is the week where government ministers have been telling us all their plans for their money, but because they've all been doing it within the course of a few days, it's very hard to keep up. Thursday was the last manic day for the week of budget vote debates and press briefings. REBECCA DAVIS takes you through the most interesting bits. read more...

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