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    South Africa : Nike stores closed in South Africa amid outcry over racist web video post

    Nike stores closed in South Africa amid outcry over racist web video post In the video, taken at a beach resort, a white man with a South African accent says: “And not one kaffir in sight.” The “K word” is known in South Africa as an apartheid-era slang for a black person, like the "N" word...
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    South Africa : South African photographer of iconic protest image dies

    ... South African photographer of iconic protest image dies ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tributes are being paid following the death of Sam Nzima, the South African photographer who took the iconic image of a black high school student carrying a fatally wounded fellow...
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    South Africa : South Africa’s Zuma May Have Finally Met The Scandal That Brings Him Down

    ... :facepalm: South Africa’s Zuma May Have Finally Met The Scandal That Brings Him Down South African President Jacob Zuma has managed to keep his job since 2009 despite constant controversy over his lifestyle as a polygamist, and allegations of money laundering and rape. Now, though, the...
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    South Africa : South Africa mourns the death of Ontlametse Phalatse

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, South Africa mourns the death of Ontlametse Phalatse Doctors had said Ontlametse Phalatse would not make it past the age of 14. President Jacob Zuma was among those who conveyed their condolences to the family of "the special child of South Africa", she was known as...
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    South Africa : South Africa's New Minimum Wage - $1.60 an hour

    http://www.aljazeera.com/video/news/2017/03/questions-raised-south-africas-minimum-wage-170330144853398.html South Africa's new minimum wage South Africa's government will introduce the country's first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have...
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    South Africa : South Africa to Become First African Country to Legalise Cannabis

    South Africa to Become First African Country to Legalise Cannabis South Africa is a country of many firsts. The rainbow nation will soon become the first African country to legalise cannabis sativa popularly called marijuana. http://allafrica.com/stories/201702250199.html #southafrica -...
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    South Africa : Pretoria: Xenophobia has risen in South Africa as foreigners are blamed for high unemployment

    Xenophobia has risen in South Africa as foreigners are blamed for high unemployment Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to break up local protesters who blame foreigners for unemployment and crime. South African police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to break up clashes...
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    South Africa : Johannesburg - largest city in South Africa

    Johannesburg - largest city in South Africa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannesburg Johannesburg (/dʒoʊˈhænᵻsbɜːrɡ/; Afrikaans: [joˈɦɐnəsbœrχ]; also known as Jozi, Joburg and eGoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.[7] It is the...
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    South Africa : Durban - largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.

    Durban - largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durban Durban (Zulu: eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Durban's metropolitan municipality ranks third among the...
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    South Africa : Cape Town - coastal city in South Africa

    Cape Town - coastal city in South Africa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Town Cape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad [ˈkɑːpstɐt]; Xhosa: Ikapa) is a coastal city in South Africa. It is the second-most populous urban area in South Africa after Johannesburg.[6]It is also the capital and primate city...
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    Africa : Africa's top 4 economies are in trouble

    In the Spirit of Sankofa, Video: Africa's top 4 economies are in trouble Growth in Africa has outpaced most emerging markets in recent years, but that's changing fast as a slew of problems beset its leading economies. Cheap oil, political uncertainty and weak banks are all to blame...
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