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EXCLUSIVE: Deep Dive Into The Historic Silicosis Class Action Case Settlement

iAfrica’s exclusive interview with the attorney that led this historic case that awarded R5 billion (over $350 million USD) to gold mine workers.
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South African Musician Johnny Clegg

We pay tribute to a true South African icon, a legendary Zulu scholar and singer who tore down so many walls for our generation.South African singer Johnny Clegg...

SA Animal Welfare Worker Attacked In Greece

A South African animal welfare worker was brutally assaulted and threatened with death when filming the abuse of donkeys on the Greek island of Santorini.Luke Barritt, a campaigner...
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The Latest Child Abandonment Stats

The Medical Research Council released some chilling statistics recently regarding child abandonment in South Africa. What is alarming is that whilst the rate of baby dumping is harrowing, the full...
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Ndlovu Youth Choir Performs on America’s Got Talent Stage

Ndlovu Youth Choir's rendition of 'My African Dream', conducted by choir director Ralf Schmitt and composed by South African-born Alan Lazar, aired on US TV on Tuesday night.
The Clothing Bank

Cape Town Clothing Bank Calls On Public For Support

On Sunday, 26 May 2019, The Clothing Bank (TCB), an acclaimed social entrepreneurship programme, suffered a huge loss when a fire broke out during the early morning hours at their Cape Town branch...
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International Agricultural Technology Exhibition and Conference

From the 17th to the 19th of June 2020, Cape Town will play host to the first ever Agritech Africa exhibition and conference, aimed at accelerating agricultural advancements on the African continent.  Taking place at the...
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Hitched – Two South Africans Hitchhiking Across Africa

Luke and Jordan are originally from Durban, Luke is a film maker and Jordan is an environmental scientist. Both are summa cum laude of their respective degrees and both are hitchhiking their...
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No Man’s Land: Informal Land Rights Holders and Traditional Authorities

In March 2018, Nomakhwezi Mthizana-Base was informed by the headwoman in her local area of Bhongweni, Phase 1, Mthatha that she must vacate the home she has been living in since 1992....
Prescribed Assets

Prescribed Assets Threat Set To Increase Investment Outflows

Indications are that South African pension fund investors are jittery in the wake of the recent reference to investigating the reintroduction of prescribed assets in the ANC’s 2019 election manifesto, with forex,...
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge

Kipchoge’s Marathon Success Remains A Mystery: Some Clues From My Research

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge is undoubtedly the greatest marathoner of the modern age. He has won 11 of the 12 marathons he has competed in.
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ALU Recognized By Global Institutions

Fred Swaniker has been on a roll over these last two months. Last week he was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Important People in the World.  And last month,...
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‘Failed By Govt’, Bo-Kaap Community Want Their Voices Heard As They Vote

Bo-Kaap residents say they’re making their voices heard by voting in 2019’s general elections. The area now enjoys heritage protection from the City of Cape Town council, after councillors in...
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Tech Glitches, IEC Staff Not Pitching For Work At Some Voting Stations

These issues, among others, were reported by observers monitoring the elections in Cape Town.Technical glitches and Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) staff members who failed to pitch...
PETER MARAIS

Peter Marais Says Smaller Parties Face Major Disadvantage

The former premier and Cape Town mayor cast his ballot in Durbanville on Wednesday morning.Freedom Front Plus Western Cape premier candidate Peter Marais believes the party is at...

Something To Ponder

Marikana – We Must Not Forget16th August 2012, 34 miners lost their lives during a strike that was meant to pressurise for better wages from their...

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