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2015-01-25 South Africa Denied By Senegal
[CAF]South Africa once again failed to hold onto a lead at the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Senegal in Mongomo.

2015-01-25 Uphill Battle for Bafana Bafana
[SAnews.gov.za]Bafana Bafana faces an uphill battle to beat the much fancied Ghana with more than three goals to advance to the knock-out stage of the 2015 Africa Nations Cup (Afcon) in Equatorial Guinea.

2015-01-25 Pres Zuma Sends Condolences to People of Saudi Arabia
[SAnews.gov.za]President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the government and the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following the passing of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

2015-01-25 Chamber of Mine Welcomes Decision On Oil, Gas Bill
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has welcomed the pronouncements by Mineral Resources Minister Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi that the sections pertaining to the regulation of Oil and Gas be separated from the mining legislation and the Bill to be passed as law.

2015-01-25 Gauteng Premier Vows to Bring Normality in Soweto
[SAnews.gov.za]Soweto -Gauteng Premier David Makhura has weighed in on the violence in Soweto labelling the attacks as criminal activity and not xenophobia.

2015-01-24 Tough Task Ahead for Bafana
[allAfrica]If South Africa are to bow out of this African Nations Cup after their final match against Ghana on Tuesday, they will look at this as a tournament of missed opportunities.

2015-01-23 Bafana Hold Senegal to Draw but Face Tough Task
[allAfrica]Senegal and South Africa played to a 1-1 draw in their Group C clash at the African Nations Cup finals on Friday, a result that suits the west Africans far more than Bafana Bafana.

2015-01-23 Three Die in Soweto Looting
[SAPA]Johannesburg -At least three people have died since looting started in Soweto, south of Johannesburg, on Monday, police said.

2015-01-24 Bafana's Afcon Dream Fades Further
[SAPA]Johannesburg -South Africa's chances of progressing out of their Africa Cup of Nations group hang by a thread after Shakes Mashaba's team squandered a goal advantage for the second fixture on the trot, drawing 1-1 with Senegal in Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea, on Friday night.

2015-01-23 Former National Police Chief Dies
[SAPA]Johannesburg -Former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi has died aged 64, the African National Congress said on Friday.

2015-01-24 We've Recovered, Says Furman As Bafana Bafana Hunt Lions of Teranga
[CAF]Bafana Bafana skipper Dean Furman says they have recovered from the opening round match defeat against Algeria and are raring to go against Senegal in a match the 1996 champions must win to keep their 2015 hopes alive.

2015-01-24 We Are Looking for Another Win, Says Senegal Skipper
[CAF]Buoyed by a stunning come-from behind victory over the Black Stars, Senegal goalkeeper and skipper Bouna Coundoul says the Lions of Teranga will go out for another victory as they take on South Africa's Bafana Bafana on Friday at Mongomo.

2015-01-23 NSFAS Students Protesting At Wits - 'I'm Really Not Feeling Our Freedom Right Now'
[The Daily Vox]Students reliant on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are facing uncertainty about whether they will be able to register for study this year. AAISHA DADI PATEL asked students protesting at Wits what their experiences have been with the scheme.

2015-01-23 Six Saps Crowd-Control Measures That Need to Go
[The Daily Vox]South Africa's public-order policing leaves much to be desired but if nothing else, we aren't too far off international standards. (See: Ferguson)

2015-01-23 Official Opening of the Rosa Parks Library Innovation Studio
[U.S. Embassy Pretoria]U.S. Consul General in Johannesburg, Mr. Christopher Rowan, will officially open a new, innovative educational facility at our Rosa Parks Library in Soweto.

2015-01-23 Cde Jackie Selebi's Spirit and Legacy Will Live On
[ANC]The African National Congress has learned with sadness the passing of a giant and leader of our people Comrade Jacob Sello Selebi following a long illness.

2015-01-23 Statement On the Passing of Comrade Jackie Selebi
[ANC]The African National Congress has learned with sadness the passing this morning of a giant and leader of our people Comrade Jacob Sello Selebi following a long illness. Comrade Selebi has been a long standing member of the African National Congress and the ANCYL. He has served both in the NEC of the ANC and had been the Chairperson of the ANC's Youth Section which he represented at the World Federation of Democratic Youth for four years. He served as NEC member for 23 years. As an NEC member he was Chairpe

2015-01-23 Police Out in Full Force in Soweto
[SAPS]Soweto: Tonight the Gauteng Police Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba announced further deployment of a large contingent of police officers in various areas of Soweto.

2015-01-23 Bafana's Challenge - to Slay the Lions and Become Men
[The Daily Vox]Legend says that in the South Africa of old, before being enthroned as King of the Zulu and Xhosa people, one had to kill a lion to show one's bravery. It is a story much discussed today in Dakar, Senegal. Will this legend inspire Bafana Bafana against the Lions of Teranga? ADAMA NDIONE files this special report from Dakar.

2015-01-23 The Weekly Dissident - Dagga Tolar On Marxism and Socialist Revolution
[The Daily Vox]In the Weekly Dissident today, MPHUTLANE wa BOFELO engages with Nigerian trade unionist, teacher, poet and Trotskyist socialist, AJ Dagga Tolar.

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