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Broad coalition demand democracy in Egypt

A coalition of South African advocacy and social groups plan to demonstrate against the military coup in Egypt at the Egyptian Embassy in Pretoria on Friday. The group calling itself…

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Africa will cease to be a rural continent

According to the UN Population Division, sub-Saharan Africa’s annual urban growth rate is 3.6%, almost double the world average. About 40% of Africa’s more than 1 billion people live in…

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Dutch fear rise in immigration after EU law changes

Lodewijk Asscher, deputy prime minister of the Netherlands, this month warned that migration from eastern Europe threatened his country’s wages and social welfare policies. In his home country Bulgaria, Viktor,…

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In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy

Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How…

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Homeland Security official ran racist website

The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave. Ayo Kimathi,…

In an unrelated incident, Israeli mounted police confront Palestinian protestors in Arab East Jerusalem (file photo)

‘Extremist Jews’ vandalise Arab area in Jerusalem

Police say vandals have slashed car tires in an Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem, the latest in a series of similar incidents blamed on a fringe group of extremists. Police spokesman…

Curious onlookers outside the Kei Mouth Magistrate's Court where the trial was taking place. Video still: Despatch Online

Black man gets life for sadistic rape, torture, murder of white pensioner

A black man who raped and tortured to death elderly Kei Mouth resident Anne Roebert was yesterday sentenced to two life terms in jail plus a further 28 years, reports…

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White farmer in Fochville arrested for shooting two black ‘tenants’

A Fochville farmer was arrested on Monday after he allegedly shot and killed two tenants and wounded a third in the presence of police, Beeld reported. Armed with a shotgun,…

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MK Vets protest: 80 arrested

About 80 protesters were arrested on Monday for their involvement in a violent protest outside the Germiston Civic Centre where Ekurhuleni Mayor Mondli Gungubele refused to address them. The protesting…

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Car stripped bare in Gautrain parking lot

A gang moved, stripped and emptied a car of valuables inside a Gautrain parking lot – but the agency insists it was an isolated incident in what it describes as…