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World celebrates Mandela Day

As the world celebrates the annual Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July, the man to whom the day is dedicated remains in a "critical but stable condition" at a hospital in Pretoria, the country...
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Abandoned babies increase in Cape Town

Over 500 babies have been abandoned in Cape Town this year and the city
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Cape Town’s Desmond Tutu to retire from public life

Desmond Tutu, Anglican archbishop emeritus of Cape Town and 1984 Nobel peace laureate, has announced that he will be withdrawing from public life starting later this year in order to spend more time w...
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South Africa hunger strike for Zimbabwe.

South Africans have begun a hunger strike in protest against the political, economic and social crisis that has crippled neighbouring Zimbabwe and in solidarity with its citizens. The fast is centred...
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Performing arts for street children in Cape Town.

Cape Town city council has given its backing to a programme for street children and vulnerable youth giving them skills in performing arts and enabling them to become role models for their peers. Part...
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Victims of xenophobic attacks relocated.

Foreign nationals displaced by xenophobic violence in May are being relocated to three
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Zimfest 2008.

The pick of South African bands will be performing in Cape Town on 6 September in the first ever music festival dedicated exclusively to raising money for Zimbabwean refugees. The line-up includes Fre...
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Namibia to Mozambique for Operation Smile.

Two Capetonians are running 3,500 km along the coast from Namibia to Mozambique to raise money for children with facial disfigurements. Braam Malherbe and David Grier are taking part in the Miles for...
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Heavy rain in Cape Town leaves thousands destitute.

Over 5,000 people have been left homeless in the Cape Town area following flooding due to heavy rainfall, local media sources report. More than 1,000 shacks in informal settlements on and around the C...
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Hundreds destitute in Cape Town following strong winds.

Hundreds of people have been left destitute in Cape Town after strong winds destroyed their homes on 15 March. Many of the victims are former squatters who were evicted from unfinished government hous...


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