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News 24 South Africa
Black academics on the riseDr Nomalanga Mkhize. Picture: Supplied By 2020, South Africa’s 23 universities
Black academics on the rise
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
Dr Nomalanga Mkhize. Picture: Supplied By 2020, South Africa’s 23 universities will be short of about 7 000 academics, 50% being professors who are due for retirement. This could lead to a staffing crisis at the country’s universities. In response,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sit in at Rhodes University over transformation reportSit-in at Rhodes University over transformation - report2015-08-29 15:37 Johan
Sit in at Rhodes University over transformation report
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 hours ago
Sit-in at Rhodes University over transformation - report2015-08-29 15:37 Johannesburg - The Black Student Movement (BSM) is staging a sit-in at Rhodes University's council chambers in Grahamstown. The BSM has accused the university of not taking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hanging From the Rafters in RocklandsStill some echoes of "UDF Unites" three decades later It's not a special anniv
Hanging From the Rafters in Rocklands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Still some echoes of "UDF Unites" three decades later It's not a special anniversary. But there's been an outpouring on social media about the birthday of the UDF for two main reasons. Dr Allan Boesak who now lives in the US, paid a fleeting visit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Creative City - Where Is the Community in Local Arts?"If we invest in the arts, we are investing in something that can heal us." Ol
Creative City - Where Is the Community in Local Arts?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
"If we invest in the arts, we are investing in something that can heal us." Old fault lines still persist and new ones emerge as many of Grahamstown's arts and culture practitioners continue their quest to create a "sustainable creative... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mandela’s red Merc‚ strike become artRed is an exhibition by Johannesburg artist Simon Gush and has previously been
Mandela’s red Merc‚ strike become art
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Red is an exhibition by Johannesburg artist Simon Gush and has previously been on display in Cape Town‚ Johannesburg and Grahamstown. It will run in East London until September 30. Speaking to the Daily Dispatch on Tuesday‚ one of the organisers‚... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Free Art Space Connects PeopleThe Free Space, an idea borrowed from Cape Town collective The People's Educati
Free Art Space Connects People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Free Space, an idea borrowed from Cape Town collective The People's Education, allowed people in Grahamstown to gather freely and without judgement to create art. Chelsea Haith reports. Several tables were set up in the Assumption Development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Fringe Returns to Mother CityWith a bold programme of more than 70 productions, this year's Cape Town Fringe
Cape Town Fringe Returns to Mother City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
With a bold programme of more than 70 productions, this year's Cape Town Fringe - which runs in the city from 24 September to 4 October - promises to be a showcase of the best of South African theatre. Audiences can look forward to an invigorating... Read more
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iol.co.za
Deep Fried creative flairJohannesburg - A 1970s-era house in secret Linden has spent the last year enjoy
Deep Fried creative flair
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Johannesburg - A 1970s-era house in secret Linden has spent the last year enjoying the fresh and creative hands of newly wed couple Janine and Daniel Friedman (otherwise known as Deep Fried Man). The result is a home that is as inviting as it is... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suspect held for Knysna double murderSAPSAugust 14 - Port Alfred Detective Commander Lt-Col Ncamisa Donkrag (middle)
Suspect held for Knysna double murder
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
SAPSAugust 14 - Port Alfred Detective Commander Lt-Col Ncamisa Donkrag (middle) and her team, from left to right, Constable Thobela Ntozini, Warrant Officer Daluxolo Soci, Constable Debbie Hilpert, and Constable Siyabonga Doyi at the Port Alfred... Read more
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The New Age
Port Alfred detectives nab Knysna double murder suspectThe perseverance of Port Alfred detectives paid off on Friday with the arrest o
Port Alfred detectives nab Knysna double murder suspect
The New Age / Posted 15 days ago
The perseverance of Port Alfred detectives paid off on Friday with the arrest of a man suspected of the gruesome double murder of an elderly couple in Knysna two weeks ago, Eastern Cape police said. Following nine days of relentless searching, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Together We Write Together We RiseWomen in Africa are dancing at airports but they never get inside A group of y
Together We Write Together We Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Women in Africa are dancing at airports but they never get inside A group of young women, our finest talents from across the Continent, recently gathered in Kampala to take part in the Writing for Social Change Workshop 2015. It is an annual event... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sophia Foster - the Lady Is a VampFive decades in entertainment Recently Our Legends Passing on the Baton at the
Sophia Foster - the Lady Is a Vamp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Five decades in entertainment Recently Our Legends Passing on the Baton at the Artscape Theatre saw local legends, Sophia Foster, Ian Smith and Afro jazz vocalist Sylvia Mdunyelwa share the stage with aspiring artists in a performance that sought to... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Smutty take obscures the true role sex playedIt was a big surprise to see a picture of Olivia Forsyth on the cover of the Ma
Smutty take obscures the true role sex played
Mail & Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
It was a big surprise to see a picture of Olivia Forsyth on the cover of the Mail & Guardian. I knew her slightly, as one of the student activists at Rhodes University in the early 1980s. Although I was at the University of Cape Town, the white... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Media 24 Apartheid Apology IncompleteKhulumani Support Group calls for reparations fund for victims The Khulumani S
Media 24 Apartheid Apology Incomplete
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Khulumani Support Group calls for reparations fund for victims The Khulumani Support Group (KSG) is the national membership organisation of family members of victims and survivors of apartheid atrocities. This is an open letter to Media 24 in the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Our week behind the lensNOWRA: Lighthouses of Australia’s vice president Ian Clifford makes preparation
Our week behind the lens
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
NOWRA: Lighthouses of Australia’s vice president Ian Clifford makes preparations inside Point Perpendicular lighthouse for the big event this weekend. NOWRA: Lighthouses of Australia’s vice president Ian Clifford makes preparations inside Point... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panayiotou Back in the Dock in SeptemberBy Derrick Spies, News24 Correspondent The case against Christopher Panayiotou
Panayiotou Back in the Dock in September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Derrick Spies, News24 Correspondent The case against Christopher Panayiotou, accused of orchestrating his wife Jayde's murder, has been postponed to September 28. Panayiotou, 28, and his co-accused Sizwezakhe Vumazonke, 30, believed to be the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Panayiotou back in the dock in SeptemberDerrick Spies, News24 Correspondent Christopher Panayiotou during a previous c
Panayiotou back in the dock in September
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
Derrick Spies, News24 Correspondent Christopher Panayiotou during a previous court appearance. (Derrick Spies, News24) Port Elizabeth - The case against Christopher Panayiotou, accused of orchestrating his wife Jayde's murder, has been postponed to... Read more
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The New Age
All charges withdrawn against one of the accused in Jayde Panayiotou murder trialThe National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Wednesday confirmed that all charge
All charges withdrawn against one of the accused in Jayde Panayiotou murder trial
The New Age / Posted 17 days ago
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Wednesday confirmed that all charges have been withdrawn against the alleged middleman in the murder case of Jayde Panayiotou. Luthando Siyoli, 31, is one of three men — including her husband Christopher... Read more
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iol.co.za
Charges dropped against Jayde accusedANALuthando Siyoli, 31, is one of three men who were charged with orchestrating
Charges dropped against Jayde accused
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
ANALuthando Siyoli, 31, is one of three men who were charged with orchestrating the murder of Jayde Panayiotou in April. Port Elizabeth – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Wednesday confirmed that all charges have been withdrawn against... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mandla Mandela granted leave to appeal assault conviction Mandla Mandela’s application for leave to appeal the conviction was heard by
Mandla Mandela granted leave to appeal assault conviction
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Mandla Mandela’s application for leave to appeal the conviction was heard by judges in Grahamstown. FILE: Former president Nelson Mandela's eldest grandson, Mandla Mandela. Picture: Lauren... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rear-Admiral Charles WilliamsWilliams had begun with part-time volunteers working from temporary offices in
Rear-Admiral Charles Williams
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Williams had begun with part-time volunteers working from temporary offices in the Royal Naval Club and Royal Albert Yacht Club in Portsmouth. Under his leadership, round-the-clock operations were introduced, and he moved the race centre of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Play shatters the stigma attached to ‘evil’ sangomasVal AdamsonCast members of Spirit and Bones, from left, Thandeka Shangase, Zwak
Play shatters the stigma attached to ‘evil’ sangomas
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
Val AdamsonCast members of Spirit and Bones, from left, Thandeka Shangase, Zwakele Gazu, Thobani Nzuza and Sfundo Maphumulo. Picture: Val Adamson Valencia Govindasamy WHEN you hear the words “traditional healer”, it resonates with many as a witch... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Risky road to school ends – for someOn July 20 Bathini Dyantyi got a phone call from the principal to say that afte
Risky road to school ends – for some
Mail & Guardian / Posted 21 days ago
On July 20 Bathini Dyantyi got a phone call from the principal to say that after a five-year battle, his three children would finally get transport to school, starting the very next day. “There was tears on me: I couldn’t believe it was really... Read more
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iol.co.za
Crash couple say they’ll fly againDurban - Despite a horrific accident last month, the Margate couple whose small
Crash couple say they’ll fly again
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Durban - Despite a horrific accident last month, the Margate couple whose small aircraft crashed at East London Airport have no fear of flying again. Willem and Sanja Nieuwenhuis, who are recuperating, and their children, Ruan, Liandri and Talita,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
ConCourt rules closing PE refugee office unlawfulOn Wednesday, the Constitutional court dismissed an application by the departme
ConCourt rules closing PE refugee office unlawful
Mail & Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
On Wednesday, the Constitutional court dismissed an application by the department of home affairs to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) judgment that declared its decision to close the Port Elizabeth refugee office unlawful. This means that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was a relentless activist, a dedicated newspaperman and one of the foremost po
Josiah Tshangana Gumede
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
was a relentless activist, a dedicated newspaperman and one of the foremost political leaders of his time. By the time died in 1947 he had become an accomplished politician, a dedicated teacher and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water and Sanitation Makes Great Progress in the North West and Eastern Cape ProvincesThe water supply situation in the Madibeng Local Municipality in the North West
Water and Sanitation Makes Great Progress in the North West and Eastern Cape Provinces
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The water supply situation in the Madibeng Local Municipality in the North West province is in a much better state at the moment. This after the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) ensured that five water delivery pumps are running and supplying... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UDM distances itself from fake qualifications amnestyThis follows a Daily Dispatch report on Tuesday in which UDM member of the prov
UDM distances itself from fake qualifications amnesty
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 24 days ago
This follows a Daily Dispatch report on Tuesday in which UDM member of the provincial legislature (MPL) Thando Mpulu said the UDM caucus in Bhisho had resolved to lobby public support for premier Phumulo Masualle and the ANC-led government to grant... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South African drug runners in Thai prisons abandoned"My plea is that I may find mercy from my fellow countrymen in the way of a tre
South African drug runners in Thai prisons abandoned
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
"My plea is that I may find mercy from my fellow countrymen in the way of a treaty or prisoner transfer agreement being put in place between Thailand and South Africa," Nolubabalo "Druglocks" Nobanda, originally from Grahamstown, wrote. Nobanda was... Read more
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The New Age
Blockaded road in Eastern CapeResidents of Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Cape, yesterday (Monday) blockaded the coas
Blockaded road in Eastern Cape
The New Age / Posted 26 days ago
Residents of Kenton-on-Sea, Eastern Cape, yesterday (Monday) blockaded the coastal road between Port Elizabeth and East London demanding housing the police reported yesterday. The road was completely closed forcing motorists on the national road to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Those who fake their qualifications must payINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe condition of being a black working-class student is a nerv
Those who fake their qualifications must pay
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe condition of being a black working-class student is a nerve-racking one, says the writer. It’s criminal that black students have to stomach racist institutions to get a degree as CV cheats jump the queue, writes Malaika wa... Read more
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Daily Maverick
New vaccine may end the biggest Ebola outbreak in history Until now, the fight against Ebola has been an indirect one, akin to joining
New vaccine may end the biggest Ebola outbreak in history
Daily Maverick / Posted 28 days ago
Until now, the fight against Ebola has been an indirect one, akin to joining a battle unarmed and poorly protected. Those at the frontline, healthcare workers and volunteers, treated the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Scant sauce in Olivia Forsyth's 'honeypot' spy memoirNigh on 30 years later, nobody can reliably recall whether there ever was a phy
Scant sauce in Olivia Forsyth's 'honeypot' spy memoir
Mail & Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
Nigh on 30 years later, nobody can reliably recall whether there ever was a physical medal manufactured, a handmade lapel button or two, perhaps. But in the second half of 1988 there was at least an imaginary badge of honour bestowed on some in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Teen’s fish farm is boomingINDEPENDENT MEDIARikalize Reinecke owns an aquaculture and aquaponics business,
Teen’s fish farm is booming
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIARikalize Reinecke owns an aquaculture and aquaponics business, called La Pieus Aqua, on a plot in Kameelfontein, north of Pretoria. Picture: Nokuthula Mbatha Johannesburg - Rikalize Reinecke leans over a large tank, her petite arms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rieldans Revivalists Are World ChampionsAgainst all the odds Die Nuwe Graskoue Trappers got gold Every year in Long Be
Rieldans Revivalists Are World Champions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Against all the odds Die Nuwe Graskoue Trappers got gold Every year in Long Beach California the World Champions of the Performing Arts are chosen. Singers, musicians, dancers, actors and models compete before 75 judges from the entertainment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grahamstown - Great Festival, Shame About the PlaceThe Grahamstown Festival, a worldwide phenomenon which celebrates its 41st birt
Grahamstown - Great Festival, Shame About the Place
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The Grahamstown Festival, a worldwide phenomenon which celebrates its 41st birthday this year, is as good as it ever needs to be but the same cannot be said for the badly maintained town of Grahamstown and the performance of the Makana Municipality.... Read more

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