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Life sentence for another South African rape

Nongoma Regional Court convicted and sentenced Mcabangeleni Gumbi,25,of Ophalule area, to life sentence in prison for rape on Monday, 7 April 2014. On Thursday, 08 August 2013, at about 03:00…

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American military contractors arrive in Ukraine

A resident of Donetsk has posted a photo of soldiers on a social networking service site. The soldiers, outside a local military enlistment office, were armed with sub-machineguns and light-weight…

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Media invited to Free Clive Derby-Lewis protest on 12 April

The organisers of the Free Clive Derby-Lewis protest invite the media to attend their event at 09h00 on Saturday 12 April at Church Square in the centre of Pretoria. Apart…

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Blade says Nkandla is white people’s lies

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and member of the SACP has described what is being written about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla residence as “white people’s lies”. He has…

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Ericsson bribes officials to secure deals

Swedish mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson paid 116 million Swedish crowns ($18 million) to a commercial agent, money which was then used to bribe Greek officials to secure a deal…

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Ericsson fires victim of violent black crime for K-word

Telecommunications firm Ericsson has fired a worker who used the word “kaffir” in a tweet. The tweet from the account of Vivienne Basson used the word while expressing frustration over…

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Church of Norway rejects same-sex marriage

The Church of Norway on Tuesday rejected a proposal for religious same-sex marriage, even though it had the support of most bishops. Norway was among the first countries in Europe…

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Bling from ‘Whites are Devils’

Black people are the fathers and mothers of civilization, white men are the devil, the Christian God is nothing more than a ghost and only a small percentage of people…

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Ukraine: The IMF’s Big Lie

Like government leaders everywhere, Russia’s Vladimir Putin often lies. But when he tells an uncomfortable truth, few people in the US or Europe bother to listen. Take what he said…

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No hatred in the old South Africa

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page Steven Friedman’s protestations about “apartheid denial” notwithstanding, it is true that many people are reassessing South Africa’s past in the light of the present,…