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2015/04/27 14:30
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Robert, a student at Makerere University, juggles between tending his shop in Wakiso and attending lectures. He has missed some tests and classes. On the days that his lecturers miss class, he returns...
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2015/04/27 13:44
2015/04/27 13:44
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Locusts are certainly not among the lazier creatures on earth. They can travel 130km a day in search of food. The insects can strip bare a field of crops in minutes as they move from one feast to the...
2015/04/27 13:31
2015/04/27 13:31
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For the past six weeks, the news has been dominated by vandalism against statues and violence against foreign nationals. The first morphed into the second, as tends to happen when people are looking...
2015/04/27 13:30
2015/04/27 13:30
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Emmanuel Sithole came to Johannesburg from Mozambique, to make a living selling cigarettes on the pavements of Alexandra township. His path crossed that of a group of South African men who tried to...
2015/04/27 12:19
2015/04/27 12:19
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Prof Marshall joined Salford in July 2013 as deputy vice-chancellor after three years in the same position at the University of South Wales. Born in Cardiff, she has held senior positions at the...
2015/04/27 10:32
2015/04/27 10:32
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The Economic Freedom Fighters welcome the University of Cape Town council's decision to remove the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from campus following the students protest which demanded its fall. We...
2015/04/27 10:15
2015/04/27 10:15
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International researchers are struggling to settle a 25-year-old debate about the risk of HIV infection in women who use the contraceptive injection Depo-Provera, the common name for depot...
2015/04/27 09:31
2015/04/27 09:31
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The xenophobic attacks in South Africa reveal the relics of apartheid, colonialism and imperialism; but they are also a starting point for Africans all over to re-think nationalism, being African and...
2015/04/26 15:18
2015/04/26 15:18
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EC police search for Sarah Baartman statue vandals Community members claim to have seen a group of people throwing white paint over the plaque. Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman (before 1790 – 29 December...
2015/04/26 11:34
2015/04/26 11:34
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Cape Town - Major-General Jeremy Vearey, the South African Police Services’ Head of Anti-Gang Strategy in the Western Cape, on Sunday clarified his position on military deployment in xenophobic...
2015/04/25 23:04
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Just as in Europe, closing the borders and discriminating against migrants is not the answer; it’s the underlying inequalities that must be addressed – something that South Africa over 21 years has...
2015/04/24 09:56
2015/04/24 09:56
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JOHANNESBURG: A crowd of stick-wielding supporters at a football stadium roared their approval as South Africa's Zulu king, Goodwill Zwelithini, insisted he was not behind a wave of violence against...
2015/04/24 09:29
2015/04/24 09:29
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Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says a consultative meeting on heritage transformation has resolved that theme parks should be built to accommodate colonial statues and other heritage...
2015/04/24 05:49
2015/04/24 05:49
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Pitchforks, shocks and E.Coli: Oh Mudder, where art thou? Outdoor exercise can be much tougher than a walk in the park, but also comes with some serious risks Women run through a field of water, mud...
2015/04/23 23:03
2015/04/23 23:03
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A study of about 5000 children in Cape Town has found that parents who punish their children physically are sentencing them to a lifetime of underachievement. It also found that being beaten during...
2015/04/23 22:09
2015/04/23 22:09
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In the midst of the tumult that is taking place in our country at the moment, it is truly a pleasure to take time to pause and reflect on matters that are important to us, and to think about what...
2015/04/23 19:48
2015/04/23 19:48
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MADRID (AP) - The hottest commodity in the saga of migrants risking death to reach European shores: decrepit wooden fishing boats. And Italy is asking the United States to supply drones that can...
2015/04/23 13:29
2015/04/23 13:29
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While the 'Rhodes Must Fall' protestors have successfully toppled the Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town, the latest signs are that the global economic order is only getting stronger albeit...
2015/04/23 05:15
2015/04/23 05:15
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Scientists are not villains in lab coats, hoarding knowledge in ivory towers closed to Joe Public. But unfortunately, there are those scientists who insist by default that non-scientists won’t...
2015/04/22 18:03
2015/04/22 18:03
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In March protests erupted at the University of Cape Town following the launch of the #RhodesMustFall campaign on social media. This was initially sparked by student Chumani Maxwele throwing sewage...
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