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AllAfrica.com
'Kill All Whites' T-Shirt Culprit Identified - UCTThe person who wore a "Kill all whites" T-shirt at the University of Cape Town
'Kill All Whites' T-Shirt Culprit Identified - UCT
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The person who wore a "Kill all whites" T-shirt at the University of Cape Town has been identified and all relevant evidence gathered, the university's executive director, Gerda Kruger, said on Friday. Kruger said the individual involved was not... Read more
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PhysOrg
Gravitational waves discovered—top scientists respondMassive bodies can send ripples through space time in the form of gravitational
Gravitational waves discovered—top scientists respond
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
Massive bodies can send ripples through space time in the form of gravitational waves. Credit: NASA One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time. While... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘Kill all whites’ T-shirt culprit identified – UCTThe person who wore a “Kill all whites” T-shirt at the University of Cape Town
‘Kill all whites’ T-shirt culprit identified – UCT
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
The person who wore a “Kill all whites” T-shirt at the University of Cape Town has been identified and all relevant evidence gathered, the university’s executive director, Gerda Kruger, said on Friday. Kruger said the individual involved was not... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Kill all whites' T shirt culprit identified UCTIavan Pijoos, News24 The person wearing the T-shirt. (Twitter) Cape Town - Th
'Kill all whites' T shirt culprit identified UCT
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
Iavan Pijoos, News24 The person wearing the T-shirt. (Twitter) Cape Town - The person who wore a "Kill all whites" T-shirt at the University of Cape Town has been identified and all relevant evidence gathered, the university's executive director,... Read more
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PhysOrg
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspeciesRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies
PhysOrg / Posted 4 hours ago
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Cape Town In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspeciesELANDSBERG, South Africa - In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive n
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 hours ago
ELANDSBERG, South Africa - In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more than a century. Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Gravitational Waves Are The Real Deal: Top Scientists RespondOne hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativi
Gravitational Waves Are The Real Deal: Top Scientists Respond
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 15 hours ago
One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time. While this theory triggered a revolution in our understanding of the universe, it made one prediction that... Read more
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Calcutta News
UCT: Kill all whites T-shirt is hate speech Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Thursday condemned as hate s
UCT: Kill all whites T-shirt is hate speech
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Thursday condemned as hate speech a t-shirt bearing the message "kill all whites". The UCT management said on their Facebook page they condemned in the... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Kill All Whites shirt is hate speech'The University of Cape Town (UCT) has lashed out after a person was photographe
'Kill All Whites shirt is hate speech'
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
The University of Cape Town (UCT) has lashed out after a person was photographed on campus grounds wearing a 'Kill All Whites' t-shirt. UCT said a photo circulated on social media, showing the person sitting in a university dining hall with the... Read more
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EarthSky
Galaxies hidden by Milky Way revealedArtist’s impression of galaxies found in the ‘Zone of Avoidance’ behind our Mil
Galaxies hidden by Milky Way revealed
EarthSky / Posted yesterday
Artist’s impression of galaxies found in the ‘Zone of Avoidance’ behind our Milky Way galaxy. The artist created this scene using the actual positional data of newly studied hidden galaxies and randomly populating the region with galaxies of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT: 'Kill all whites' T shirt is hate speechIavan Pijoos, News24 Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Thursday
UCT: 'Kill all whites' T shirt is hate speech
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Iavan Pijoos, News24 Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Thursday condemned as hate speech a t-shirt bearing the message "kill all whites". The UCT management said on their Facebook page they condemned in the strongest terms possible... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UCT investigating 'Kill all whites' shirt as hate speechAs seen at University House, UCT, dinning hall. Class. pic.twitter.com/cKVQe2Wl
UCT investigating 'Kill all whites' shirt as hate speech
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
As seen at University House, UCT, dinning hall. Class. pic.twitter.com/cKVQe2Wl8L The UCT management said on their Facebook page they condemned in the strongest terms possible any act or expression of racism or hate speech. UCT CONDEMNS HATE SPEECH... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Harsh Realities About South Africa That the World Bank Dare Not SpeakIn his seminal book The Anti-Politics Machine Stanford University anthropologis
The Harsh Realities About South Africa That the World Bank Dare Not Speak
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In his seminal book The Anti-Politics Machine Stanford University anthropologist James Ferguson criticised the World Bank's 1980s understanding of Lesotho as a "traditional subsistence peasant society." Apartheid's migrant labour system was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT investigates as T-shirt with racist slogan seen on campus A photograph of a man wearing a T-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ written on is
UCT investigates as T-shirt with racist slogan seen on campus
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
A photograph of a man wearing a T-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ written on is circulating on social media. Photographs of a man wearing a T-shirt with ‘Kill All Whites’ scrawled on the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Team of scientists discover over 800 more galaxies The galaxies were found by peering through the stars & dust of the Milky Way
Team of scientists discover over 800 more galaxies
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The galaxies were found by peering through the stars & dust of the Milky Way with a radio telescope. Screengrab form an International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) video showing the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Eagles and agriculture coexist in South AfricaVerreaux's Eagles nesting in South Africa's Cederberg Mountains are not as succ
Eagles and agriculture coexist in South Africa
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Verreaux's Eagles nesting in South Africa's Cederberg Mountains are not as successful as their neighbors nesting in an agricultural landscape. Credit: M. Murgatroyd To biologists' surprise, an eagle population living in a South African landscape... Read more
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redOrbit
Astronomers have discovered hundreds of hidden galaxies behind the Milky WayFebruary 9, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Hundreds of hidden galaxies located extremel
Astronomers have discovered hundreds of hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
February 9, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Hundreds of hidden galaxies located extremely close to the Milky Way, but long obscured by our galaxy itself, have been observed for the... Read more
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express
PLANET SHOCK: Mystery gravitational pull on Milky Way exposes HUNDREDS of hidden galaxies THE Milky Way is being drawn closer to a mysterious gravitational anomaly tha
PLANET SHOCK: Mystery gravitational pull on Milky Way exposes HUNDREDS of hidden galaxies
express / Posted yesterday
THE Milky Way is being drawn closer to a mysterious gravitational anomaly that has the pulling power of a MILLION BILLION suns. Hundreds of galaxies have been... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Do this one thing for healthy blood pressureBlood pressure is a real concern for many Americans. Whether it’s too low or to
Do this one thing for healthy blood pressure
Bel Marra Health / Posted 2 days ago
Blood pressure is a real concern for many Americans. Whether it’s too low or too high, either end of the spectrum can lead to serious health consequences. Stress is a large factor, which can contribute to your fluctuating blood pressure numbers, and... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Health briefs, Feb. 10Jonsson joins Park Ridge Health network Dr. Sven Jonsson has joined Park Ridge
Health briefs, Feb. 10
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 days ago
Jonsson joins Park Ridge Health network Dr. Sven Jonsson has joined Park Ridge Health’s extensive primary care network. He is board-certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Jonsson earned his medical degree at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is it el Jaguar or a Puma?The Jaguares take on the Stormers in a pre-season friendly at Newlands on Satur
Is it el Jaguar or a Puma?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Jaguares take on the Stormers in a pre-season friendly at Newlands on Saturday and, barring one or two players, the touring squad in Cape Town looks like a full Argentina Test team. The touring party under coach Raul Perez is 34-strong and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector 'Biggest Winner' in Nkandla Court CasePublic Protector Thuli Madonsela was the biggest winner after Tuesday's Constit
Public Protector 'Biggest Winner' in Nkandla Court Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was the biggest winner after Tuesday's Constitutional Court hearing into the Nkandla saga, a legal expert has said. President Jacob Zuma's lawyers accepted that her report about Nkandla was binding and had to be... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT issues warnings to students, staff as hunt for rapist continues Three students have been raped just off campus, while a fourth woman was inju
UCT issues warnings to students, staff as hunt for rapist continues
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Three students have been raped just off campus, while a fourth woman was injured in an attempted rape. The University of Cape Town upper campus. Picture: Wikimedia... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Public Protector 'the biggest winner' in Nkandla ConCourt casePresident Jacob Zuma’s lawyers accepted that her report about Nkandla was bindi
Public Protector 'the biggest winner' in Nkandla ConCourt case
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers accepted that her report about Nkandla was binding and had to be implemented, University of Cape Town constitutional law expert Professor Pierre de Vos said. Zuma further conceded he had been in the wrong and that his... Read more
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New Kerala
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind Milky WaySydney, Feb 10 : A team of international scientists has discovered hundreds of
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind Milky Way
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Sydney, Feb 10 : A team of international scientists has discovered hundreds of hidden galaxies hidden from view until now by our own galaxy, the Milky Way, some 250 million light years away from the Earth. The discovery may help explain the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Public Protector 'the biggest winner' in ConCourt caseMpho Raborife, News24 Thuli Madonsela (Picture: UWC) Johannesburg - Public Pr
Public Protector 'the biggest winner' in ConCourt case
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Thuli Madonsela (Picture: UWC) Johannesburg - Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was the biggest winner after Tuesday’s Constitutional Court hearing into the Nkandla saga, a legal expert has said. President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SA scientists in hidden galaxies discoveryThe study involved other researchers from Australia, the US and the Netherlands
SA scientists in hidden galaxies discovery
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The study involved other researchers from Australia, the US and the Netherlands. Professor Renée C Kraan-Korte-weg, chairman of astronomy at the University of Cape Town, and Dr Anja Schröder, who is working with the SA Astronomical Observatory, are... Read more
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News.com.au
The mysterious dark force pulling our galaxy inwardHidden cluster of galaxies beyond the Milky Way1:33 Dubbed the 'Great Attracto
The mysterious dark force pulling our galaxy inward
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Hidden cluster of galaxies beyond the Milky Way1:33 Dubbed the 'Great Attractor', the CSIRO has now built up an image of 883 galaxies hidden on the opposite side of our Milky Way from Earth. Something, on the other side of our galaxy, is pulling... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inCSIRO Parkes telescope observatory discovers hidden galaxies | DailyTelegraph
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
CSIRO Parkes telescope observatory discovers hidden galaxies | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website This pack of galaxies has been spotted by astronomers using... Read more
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Science Daily
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky WayDespite being just 250 million light years from Earth--very close in astronomic
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
Despite being just 250 million light years from Earth--very close in astronomical terms--the new galaxies had been hidden from view until now by our own galaxy, the Milky Way. Using CSIRO's Parkes radio telescope equipped with an innovative... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky WayAn annotated artist's impression showing radio waves traveling from the new gal
Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
An annotated artist's impression showing radio waves traveling from the new galaxies, then passing through the Milky Way and arriving at the Parkes radio telescope on Earth (not to scale). Credit: ICRAR Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SA astronomers help discover hidden galaxies behind Milky WayThe study involved researchers from Australia‚ South Africa‚ the USA and the Ne
SA astronomers help discover hidden galaxies behind Milky Way
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The study involved researchers from Australia‚ South Africa‚ the USA and the Netherlands. Professor Renée C Kraan-Korteweg‚ Chair of Astronomy at the University of Cape Town‚ and her close collaborator‚ Dr Anja Schröder‚ who is working with the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inCSIRO Parkes telescope observatory discovers hidden galaxies | DailyTelegraph
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
CSIRO Parkes telescope observatory discovers hidden galaxies | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Hidden cluster of galaxies beyond the Milky Way1:33 A STRANGE... Read more
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CNET
Hundreds of newly found galaxies may explain gravitational space mysteryIt's puzzled scientists for decades. A region of space so obscured by the dust
Hundreds of newly found galaxies may explain gravitational space mystery
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
It's puzzled scientists for decades. A region of space so obscured by the dust and gas at the core of the Milky Way galaxy that it's remained elusively impenetrable. This so-called Zone of Avoidance harbours a mystery. By observing the galaxies and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inA STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
A STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t know what, or why. But a hidden swarm of hundreds of nearby galaxies just discovered by Australian astronomers may help reveal the identity of the ‘Great Attractor’. This... Read more
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Adelaide Now
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inGREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitationa
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
GREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitational acceleration on the Milky Way or where it’s coming from,” says study lead author Professor Lister Staveley-Smith of the University of Western Australia. Intergalactic... Read more
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Herald Sun
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inA STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t know what, or why. But a hidden swarm of hundreds of nearby galaxies just discovered by Australian astronomers may help reveal the identity of the ‘Great Attractor’. This... Read more
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Herald Sun
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inGREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitationa
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
GREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitational acceleration on the Milky Way or where it’s coming from,” says study lead author Professor Lister Staveley-Smith of the University of Western Australia. Intergalactic... Read more
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The Courier Mail
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inGREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitationa
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
GREAT ATTRACTOR “We don’t actually understand what’s causing this gravitational acceleration on the Milky Way or where it’s coming from,” says study lead author Professor Lister Staveley-Smith of the University of Western Australia. Intergalactic... Read more
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News.com.au
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inA STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
A STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t know what, or why. But a hidden swarm of hundreds of nearby galaxies just discovered by Australian astronomers may help reveal the identity of the ‘Great Attractor’. This... Read more
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News.com.au
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inHidden cluster of galaxies beyond the Milky Way1:33 Dubbed the 'Great Attracto
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Hidden cluster of galaxies beyond the Milky Way1:33 Dubbed the 'Great Attractor', the CSIRO has now built up an image of 883 galaxies hidden on the opposite side of our Milky Way from Earth. Something, on the other side of our galaxy, is pulling... Read more
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Perth Now
A dark force is dragging our galaxy inA STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t
A dark force is dragging our galaxy in
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
A STRANGE intergalactic force is drawing our Milky Way galaxy inward. We don’t know what, or why. But a hidden swarm of hundreds of nearby galaxies just discovered by Australian astronomers may help reveal the identity of the ‘Great Attractor’. This... Read more
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Daily Maverick
What the SONA ought to be sayingI have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s
What the SONA ought to be saying
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
I have read the recent report from the World Bank, which says, “South Africa’s economy is at risk of falling into recession”. The Bank has cut the country’s growth forecast for this year to a pathetic 0.8%, which sadly is in line with the... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Mining is the legacy of apartheid’Twenty-two years after the election of the first democratic state and 13 years
‘Mining is the legacy of apartheid’
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Twenty-two years after the election of the first democratic state and 13 years after a new mining regime was legislated in South Africa, the community of Mapela, on the outskirts of Mokopane in Limpopo, are still trapped in a system that has by most... Read more
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iol.co.za
Victim speaks out about UCT attackCape Town - An 18-year-old University of Cape Town (UCT) student has spoken out
Victim speaks out about UCT attack
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Cape Town - An 18-year-old University of Cape Town (UCT) student has spoken out about the terror she experienced when a man violently attacked her last Sunday, January 29. On January 29 the first year Bachelor of Arts student, Rebecca Liv Shain, was... Read more
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iafrica.com
UCT students robbed, hijacked minutes apartThe University of Cape Town has expressed concern over the safety of its studen
UCT students robbed, hijacked minutes apart
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Cape Town has expressed concern over the safety of its students after two students were robbed and hijacked just minutes apart near the university's medical campus. A 22-year-old medical student was robbed of his possessions at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Boasts SA's Highest Internet UsageInternet access in the Western Cape is higher than the national average. This
Western Cape Boasts SA's Highest Internet Usage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Internet access in the Western Cape is higher than the national average. This is according to a study dubbed the 'Western Cape Digital Readiness Assessment 2015' which was commissioned by the province's department of economic development and tourism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Foul Play Suspected in UCT Student's DeathA University of Cape Town student died after falling off the third floor of his
No Foul Play Suspected in UCT Student's Death
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A University of Cape Town student died after falling off the third floor of his Liesbeeck Gardens residence, the university said on Monday. Mongameli Nicholas Zaza was rushed to hospital after the incident on Friday evening, but succumbed to his... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why there is only one raceTim Crowe explains how the origin of the KhoiSan tells us that “race” has no pl
Why there is only one race
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Tim Crowe explains how the origin of the KhoiSan tells us that “race” has no place in human ancestry. The ancient origins, anatomical, linguistic and genetic distinctiveness of southern African San and Khoikhoi people are matters of confusion and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No foul play suspected in UCT student's deathMpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - A University of Cape Town student died af
No foul play suspected in UCT student's death
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Mpho Raborife, News24 Johannesburg - A University of Cape Town student died after falling off the third floor of his Liesbeeck Gardens residence, the university said on Monday. Mongameli Nicholas Zaza was rushed to hospital after the incident on... Read more
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