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Minstrel carnival warm-up delights Capetonians

About 30 minstrel troupes took to the street of Cape Town CBD in an annual minstrel carnival warm-up event.

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Police take time out to ‘care, heal’

Provincial police hosted a Christmas party yesterday for 58 children and the partners of police officers who had died in the line of duty.

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Mandela book on presidency to be completed

An unfinished book by Nelson Mandela about his presidency could be completed and launched next year.

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State can appeal Oscar conviction

The State was granted leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius's culpable homicide conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but not his ...

How the Cobras can rock Newlands

After a dreadful Champions League T20 campaign in India where the Cape Cobras looked rusty, behind the pace of the game, and in need of fresh ...

Data-driven activism empowering

The urban poor do not need to wait for experts to provide data on conditions of life in their communities, writes Steven Robins.

Cosby breaks the silence on media

Bill Cosby broke his silence amid a flood of rape accusations in a very brief interview with The New York Post's Page Six.

Exploring Berlin by bicycle

On this bicycling excursion, Berlin tour guide Christian Taenzler stops outside the day-care centre of the German parliament, located in a fla ...