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British woman murdered and husband left for dead after being tortured ...

A British woman has been murdered and her husband left for dead after a group broke into their South African home, beat them up and repeatedly burned them with a blowtorch. Sue Howarth, 64, and husband Robert Lynn, 66, were asleep in bed on their farm in South Africa when three black males broke in through a window at 2am on Sunday.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:29:11 GMT

.com | Gigaba to brief media on xenophobic violence

Another house has been set alight in Pretoria West after the Nigerian nationals renting the place were accused of selling drugs and prostitution Cape Town - Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba is on Thursday expected to brief the media in Parliament on the recent outbreaks of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg and Pretoria. On Saturday, violence broke out in Pretoria West, as residents vowed to rid the area of drugs and prostitution.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:27:12 GMT

Firms reach deal with Eskom over power bills

Three companies in the Lekwa Local Municipality in Standerton, Mpumalanga, have reached an agreement with electricity giant Eskom and their local municipality that they will pay their electricity bill directly to the state power supplier for the next two months. In terms of the agreement made an order of court, Cofco South Africa, Standerton Oil Mills and Astral Foods can for now sidestep the municipality.

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:14:57 GMT

Mashaba still scot-free as attacks erupt

In an informal Mail & Guardian survey in one of the areas where violence has flared up against foreign shop owners, residents blamed criminality instead of xenophobia for the looting. The Democratic Alliance has taken no steps against Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba after he called foreigners illegally in the country "criminals" and said they are "messing up" the city, even though the South African Human Rights Commission has now announced an investigation.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:51:18 GMT

HR boss asks for protection against 'stalker' ex

His scorned former lover phoned him up to 30 times a day, stalked him when he had to see clients and badmouthed him. Stefanus Kleingeld said he simply could no longer handle the stress, so he turned to the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, for protection against his former lover.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:25:08 GMT

Searing Play About Gender Equality, CHAPER 2 SECTION 9, Comes to the Baxter

Chapter 2 Section 9: The State may not unfairly discriminate directly or indirectly against anyone on one or more grounds, including race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth. Joburg-based Sibkwa Arts Centre return to Cape Town after five years, to perform their latest production Chapter 2 Section 9, directed by Phyllis Klotz, at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio, from 28 February to 11 March at 7.30pm nightly selected matinees.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:39:16 GMT

Sipitori - Pretoria's melting pot of languages

The day was proclaimed by Unesco in November 1999 and has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Residents in the capital's townships speak Sipitori, a unique concoction of almost all official languages spoken in South Africa.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:24:38 GMT

South African court says government's ICC withdrawal is unconstitutional

A decision by South Africa to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is unconstitutional, the country's High Court ruled on Wednesday. The ICC, which launched in July 2002 and has 124 member states, is the first legal body with permanent international jurisdiction to prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:24:37 GMT
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, also known as Madiba, was born 18 Jul 1918 in South Africa

Educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law in 1942.

Imprisoned for fighting for equal rights for all sons and daughters of South Africa from 1962 to 1990

Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993, he shared this prize with FW De Klerk

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

Sources: Nobel Prize Institute and Wikipedia.