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2014/12/19 11:19
2014/12/19 11:19
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Yvette Raphael, 39, was diagnosed with HIV 15 years ago. She is now a rights activist. (Emily Judem/Screengrab) Editor’s note: This story is part of a Special Report produced by The GroundTruth...
2014/12/19 11:19
2014/12/19 11:19
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2014/12/19 06:22
2014/12/19 06:22
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Just over half (51%) of South Africans who died last year were felled by HIV-Aids, strokes or pneumonia. This compared to 15% in 1990. Life expectancy has declined on average by 4.3 years since 1990,...
2014/12/19 05:26
2014/12/19 05:26
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At a fire sale a few years ago, James MacPherson, a retired professor of politics at Wits, Johannesburg, known for his seminal work on the Frontline States’ war of attrition against the apartheid...
2014/12/18 15:18
2014/12/18 15:18
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University of Cape Town chancellor Graca Machel has bemoaned South Africa's education system, saying that there was a "serious problem" with it. Speaking at a graduation ceremony at the university...
2014/12/17 10:34
2014/12/17 10:34
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Siphokazi Mdlankomo is the runner-up in this year's MasterChef SA. Showing and proving you want to better yourself is what we all need to do to help ease the unemployment rate in our country, writes...
2014/12/17 09:34
2014/12/17 09:34
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Laws that stop employers from giving people work must be repealed, writes Temba Nolutshungu. During the apartheid era, South Africans were told by the government: “If you’re black, you may not work...
2014/12/16 11:03
2014/12/16 11:03
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... only been on testosterone for a year and five months," the 24-year-old, from Ohio in the US, says. "I finally felt like myself. I gained so much self-respect, regained my self-confidence,...
2014/12/15 20:47
2014/12/15 20:47
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Peter Van Heerden, outgoing executive director of the Westport Arts Center, today was named executive director of Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Kevin Lawlor, Fairfield...
2014/12/14 13:34
2014/12/14 13:34
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Independent MediaENTHUSIASTIC: Professor Wim de Villiers has been appointed vice-chancellor of Stellenbosch University. Picture Jeffrey Abrahams Cape Town - A university alumni network has threatened...
2014/12/14 07:03
2014/12/14 07:03
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And while Eskom revealed on Monday that power cuts would continue for months, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona spoke of plans to put the squeeze on consumers for even more cash to pay for years of bungling...
2014/12/13 12:29
2014/12/13 12:29
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Nairobi — Mention gender inequality in AIDS and the fact that more women than men live with HIV pops up. But another, rarely spoken about gendered difference is proving lethal to men with...
2014/12/11 10:34
2014/12/11 10:34
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Johannesburg - At lunchtime outside South Africa's biggest shopping mall, hungry workmen in hard hats pour out of a building site to buy cheap loaves of bread and jumbo bottles of fizzy drinks. They...
2014/12/10 21:20
2014/12/10 21:20
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Professor Martin Hall will step down from his role next June after six years, following a long career in higher education - with positions in the UK and South Africa. He will return to the country,...
2014/12/10 14:30
2014/12/10 14:30
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UCT's Deputy Vice-Chancellor responds to the article by Budlender and Lorenzen that criticised UCT's policy for next year on minimum wages. I would like to address two points in the analysis of the...
2014/12/10 13:03
2014/12/10 13:03
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This is a finding from a a study that surveyed 11,331 people from 28 countries, conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of international aid agency World Vision. It found that a majority of South Africans...
2014/12/10 05:15
2014/12/10 05:15
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THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF A SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITY: THE UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL – ACADEMIC FREEDOM, CORPORATISATION AND TRANSFORMATION by Nithaya Chetty and Christopher Merrett In February,...
2014/12/10 01:09
2014/12/10 01:09
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Red steenbras and recreational fishing: Missing the big picture Jessica Greenstone is a WWF-SA Marine Fellow: UCT Marine Research Institute. Jessica joined the WWF South Africa Seafood Market...
2014/12/09 18:09
2014/12/09 18:09
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Because Cape Town has been voted the best city in the world for the third time in a row by readers of the Telegraph – and it’s time for you to see what all the fuss is about. This fascinating South...
2014/12/09 09:31
2014/12/09 09:31
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison 21 October Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot dead on Valentine's...
2014/12/09 05:42
2014/12/09 05:42
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A British businessman was acquitted Monday of paying hitmen to kill his wife while they were on their honeymoon in South Africa and making it look like a botched carjacking — a...
2014/12/19 11:19
2014/12/19 11:19
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