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2015/01/29 13:35
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Cape Town - Having your black and white photograph taken by Movie Snaps Studio in the city streets used to be a favourite pastime. Thousands of pictures of women in shift dresses donning strings of...
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2015/01/29 11:30
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HIV infections between sex workers and their clients are estimated to account for between six and 11 percent of all new infections in South Africa (file photo). Are 60% of South Africa's estimated...
2015/01/28 16:15
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The man’s movements were deliberate as he took the microphone at the recent land tenure summit in Boksburg. “Minister, we support this summit,” he said. “We, the labour tenants on the farms, feel the...
2015/01/28 14:29
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Cisco has appointed Siyabonga Madyibi to the new position of Government Affairs Director for Africa. This is Cisco's first Government Affairs position for the continent. "We are delighted to have...
2015/01/27 23:09
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Xenophobia and the remnants of Apartheid: The terrible twosome Pierre De Vos teaches Constitutional law at the University of Cape Town Law Faculty, where he serves as deputy dean and as the Claude...
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2015/01/27 14:35
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Independent MediaZamile Cele, left, supports her sister, Sindisiwe Teresa Nxumalo, after her son, Lungelo, drowned at King Senzangakhona public swimming pool in uMlazi. Picture: Sibusiso...
2015/01/27 07:04
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The translation initiative was driven by the students' representative council after a student proposed it last year. "We thought it was a great idea to celebrate the university's new policy of...
2015/01/25 17:34
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... UNKNOWNBritish Prime Minister David Cameron tucks into half-a-chicken at a Nandos outlet in Bristol. The prime minister says would like to take world leaders to lunch at the chicken chain. Photo:...
2015/01/23 15:42
2015/01/23 15:42
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Corvids -- the bird group that includes crows, ravens and magpies -- are the subject of several population control schemes, in both game and conservation environments. These controls are based on the...
2015/01/23 08:30
2015/01/23 08:30
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Three elderly sisters survive who speak the Nǀuu language. In the heat of Upington, one of them, lacking the resources to do so elsewhere, is teaching local children to speak it outside her house....
2015/01/23 00:09
2015/01/23 00:09
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The director of the Centre for African Language Diversity (CALDi) at University of Cape Town (UCT) drives a Rapid Response car. It doesn’t have an actual siren, but it’s marked much like an emergency...
2015/01/22 23:03
2015/01/22 23:03
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This is bad news for South Africa, which has one of the world's worst binge-drinking problems. The study, by the Loyola University Health System Institute, in Chicago, in the US, found that binge...
2015/01/22 17:30
2015/01/22 17:30
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Labour and education rights groups have called for the immediate scrapping of the youth wage subsidy following the release of UCT research on its effectiveness. A recent research paper published by...
2015/01/22 10:02
2015/01/22 10:02
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FULTON, Mo. -- In its week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, William Woods University will host the daughter of South African social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at 6 p.m....
2015/01/22 00:09
2015/01/22 00:09
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Life Orientation (LO) as a subject in the national curriculum has been extensively criticised in the media over the last year or so. Influential educationalists, department of education officials,...
2015/01/21 13:34
2015/01/21 13:34
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While we have not succeeded in overcoming this enormous challenge, we are actively working on it, says Gerda Kruger. Cape Town - The University of Cape Town agrees with Dr Siona O’Connell’s view in...
2015/01/21 11:15
2015/01/21 11:15
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Whatever your present feelings on free speech, isn’t the greatest touted virtue of Twitter its immediacy and intimacy, offering insight into people’s innermost thoughts as they happen? We lionise...
2015/01/21 05:41
2015/01/21 05:41
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The permanent population of Davos, Switzerland stands at just over a modest 11,000. Dating back to the early 1200s, the city has little more to offer beyond glistening ski slopes, an acclaimed hockey...
2015/01/20 07:24
2015/01/20 07:24
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The Okavango Delta in Botswana is one of Africa's natural wonders, but the new UNESCO World Heritage Site is facing a multitude of threats, which could lead to its ecological collapse. A canoe slides...
2015/01/19 23:04
2015/01/19 23:04
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James Brown, a University of Cape Town researcher at the Sports Science Institute of SA, said that since the BokSmart programme was introduced the number of serious head and neck injuries sustained by...
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