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2016-05-03 South Africa, EFF and Political Vulgarity
[Al Jazeera] In April 2016 South African opposition politician Julius Malema said in an interview that he is willing take up arms and "remove the government through the barrel of a gun".

2016-05-03 Rwanda, South Africa Pledge to Strengthen Ties
[New Times] Rwanda and South Africa will continue to strengthen political ties, officials from both countries have said.

2016-05-02 SA Artists Erect Mandela Statue in Palestine
[SA Info] Weighing two metric tons and rising six metres, a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his right arm raised and hand in a fist was unveiled in the Palestine economic capital, Ramallah, on 26 April.

2016-05-03 Van Wyk Leads SA Challenge At Zwartkop
[Sascoc] It came as no surprise to see Chad Pfeifer's name at the top of the leaderboard, but it was 'John Daly-lookalike' Herman van Wyk from North West who set the cat among the pigeons in Monday's round one of the 2016 Nedbank SA Disabled Golf Open.

2016-05-03 Van Rensburg Readies Himself for Diamond League Debut
[Sascoc] World Student Games 800-metre bronze medallist Rynardt van Rensburg is gearing up for his Diamond League debut later this month.

2016-05-03 Analysis - Love During the Time of Zuma
[Daily Maverick] As the ANC undergoes a kind of inner turmoil that could, perhaps, mark the start of the final break-up of the all-inclusive party as we know it, the search for clues about what is really going on inside is only going to grow more intense. Such is the nature of politics today that politicians regularly mislead and distract those who are watching. But it's not only words that are important: in politics, tone also matters. And the tone of some in the ANC when defending President Jacob Zuma appears to have cha

2016-05-03 Agoa, Inc - When Chickens Come Home to Roast
[Daily Maverick] The Daily Maverick goes to an American braai to celebrate the end of some testy trade negotiations as J. BROOKS SPECTOR gets a mouthful of American chicken and pulled pork.

2016-05-03 David Beresford - Unfashionable Liberal and Master Storyteller
[Daily Maverick] David Beresford, the Guardian correspondent who died in Johannesburg last week, leaves a remarkable legacy. By PHILLIP VAN NIEKERK.

2016-05-03 Sascoc - Business Class Seats to MPs While Athletes Struggle
[Daily Maverick] When South Africa's swimmers go to compete at the Fina World Championships later this year, a number of them will have to dig into their own pockets to make up the shortfall in costs. Meanwhile, Sascoc is offering an all-expenses-paid business class trip to three lucky South African MPs. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

2016-05-03 Murder Suspect Due in Khayelitsha Court Tomorrow
[SAPS] Investigation into the disappearance of a 21-year-old female, who was last seen at a tavern in Lingelethu West on 2016-01-31, led to the arrest of a 23 year old suspect who is due to make a court appearance tomorrow in Khayelitsha. Initial investigation into the missing person report filed soon after her disappearance revealed the possibility of foul play and the case was then changed to murder. Further investigation resulted in the discovery of her body at a residence in Makhaza today, and the subsequent

2016-05-03 EFF Manifesto - a Radical Reinvention of ANC's Failed Cadre Deployment Policy
[Daily Maverick] The EFF has something in the 2016 local government elections that its two main opponents, the ANC and Democratic Alliance, do not have: a blank slate. With the EFF never having contested municipal elections before, all eyes were on their manifesto to see what would be on their target list. True to form, the EFF is setting out to do things differently and is exploiting what the ANC tried and failed to do - introducing a New Age revolutionary fighter, and perhaps some radical social engineering, coming soon

2016-05-03 J'accuse - Life After the #RUReferenceList
[Daily Maverick] Predators rely on camouflage, fear and invisibility to operate. We know that the men who beat, rape and murder women in South Africa live among us. Statistics tell us they are our fathers, our boyfriends, our brothers, our uncles, our neighbours, our pastors. Their camouflage is their very ordinariness, their protection the power imbalance in a hyper-masculine age, their freedom an unreliable justice system. So what happens if you are a young man who finds himself exposed on a list of alleged rapists that

2016-05-03 Sport Committee Refutes Allegations of Seeking Sponsorship From Sascoc
[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has refuted allegations that its Chairperson, Ms Beauty Dlulane, has requested a sponsorship from SASCOC to attend the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

2016-05-03 Four House Breaking Suspects and One Hijacking Suspect Arrested for Crimes in the Wynberg Cluster
[SAPS] Four suspects, aged between 32 and 36, are due to make a court appearance tomorrow in Wynberg on charges of house breaking and theft, possession of house breaking implements and defeating the ends of justice following their arrest on Friday afternoon in Diepriver.

2016-05-03 Amabhungane - 'Choose Between Mining and Bloodshed'
[Daily Maverick] Anti-mining activists in Melmoth, KwaZulu-Natal are living in fear of their lives in a scenario that echoes the Xolobeni unease on the Wild Coast. By TABELO TIMSE for AMABHUNGANE.

2016-05-03 Fatal Accidents On Northern Cape Roads Over the Weekend
[SAPS] Kimberley -Police are investigating separate cases of culpable homicide after fatal accidents claimed the lives of two persons and left two motorists critically injured, on the R31 near Kimberley.

2016-05-03 Children With Special Needs to Receive Attention
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says her department has committed to take the Inclusive and Special Needs Education agenda forward with more vigour.

2016-05-03 MPLA Leader Urges Militants Engagement
[ANGOP] Johannesburg -A member of the MPLA Central Committee, Josefina Pitra Diakité, called at the weekend in Johannesburg on the party members within the Angolan community in South Africa for more engagement in the country's concerns.

2016-05-03 Longjumper Lynique Lays Down Her Marker for Rio 2016
[Sascoc] She's been battling a back injury for three long years but finally long jumper Lynique Prinsloo is back... with an Olympic sized bang!

2016-05-03 Continental Tourism Fete in Durban
[EA Business] Arusha -Africa's tourism premium shopping ground for buyers looking for superior tourism products - INDABA 2016 - runs from May 7 to 9, 2016.

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