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ANC paid sex pest Goniwe R1.7m, says report

ANC paid sex pest Goniwe R1.7m, says report | South Africa | Scoop.it
The ANC paid its former chief whip Mbulelo Goniwe, who was sacked for sexual harassment, R1.7-million for loss of income, according to a report.
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'Appointing McBride would be unethical'

'Appointing McBride would be unethical' | South Africa | Scoop.it
A criminologist says McBride’s IPID appointment would be an example of cadre deployment.
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SABC News.com - SA unattractive to local investors: Economist:Tuesday 8 October 2013

SABC News.com - SA unattractive to local investors: Economist:Tuesday 8 October 2013 | South Africa | Scoop.it
Political Economist Moeletsi Mbeki says South Africa is unattractive to local investors as they are reluctant to invest in the country.
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Is this Anni Dewani killing mastermind? CCTV on BBC1 Panorama shows hotel clerk make call as honeymoon couple leave

Is this Anni Dewani killing mastermind? CCTV on BBC1 Panorama shows hotel clerk make call as honeymoon couple leave | South Africa | Scoop.it
Her husband is accused of setting up a hit on her but audio from the tape is said to reveal the hotel worker played a key role
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'No child should go blind'

'No child should go blind' | South Africa | Scoop.it
Half of South Africa's 100 000 blind children could have been saved if they were treated earlier, shows a new report.
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South Africa butterfly hunters: A rare breed

South Africa butterfly hunters: A rare breed | South Africa | Scoop.it
The leader of the net-toting group is Mark Williams, who has traveled widely, fending off baboons and dodging hippos and snakes, in search of his obsession.
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Moloto crash: more witnesses come forward - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Moloto crash: more witnesses come forward - Crime & Courts | IOL News | IOL.co.za | South Africa | Scoop.it
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A crippling disconnection in our economic thinking

A crippling disconnection in our economic thinking | South Africa | Scoop.it
Cosatu’s furious response to an IMF report on SA’s economy shows our economic thinking is out of sync with the global environment, writes Allister Sparks
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"The harsh reality is that our decrepit education system is disgorging about a million inadequately educated, unskilled young people into the labour market every year, counting the dropouts and those who fail even the downgraded 30% matric pass rate. We know we need a 7% growth rate every year for the next 10 to 20 years to stop the number of young unemployed people ballooning exponentially."

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Dewani police evidence questioned

Dewani police evidence questioned | South Africa | Scoop.it
A leading forensic scientist raises concerns about police evidence against UK businessman Shrien Dewani, who is accused of ordering the killing his wife on their South African honeymoon.
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Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President

Mexico is no mentor for SA press, Mr President | South Africa | Scoop.it
President Jacob Zuma held up Mexico as an example of the reporting South African news organisations should strive for. But what does that mean?
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Dewani: The story that still grips a nation

Dewani: The story that still grips a nation | South Africa | Scoop.it
A gorgeous young woman’s life ended by a bullet. A wealthy, handsome young man who says he is innocent of murder. Two-and-a-half years before there was Reeva and Oscar, there was Anni and Shrien.
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