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    South African journalists excel at CNN awards

    South African journalists won a number of categories in the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards. The awards were handed out in Nairobi, Kenya, this past weekend. Keynote speaker President Uhuru Kenyatta praised the journalists' efforts to tell their own African stories.

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    UN launches Mandela Rules for prisoners

    The United Nations has launched revised guidelines on the treatment of prisoners worldwide, to ensure they are treated humanely and with dignity. Named after Madiba, the Nelson Mandela Rules outline the rights of prisoners and act as a blueprint for the protection of prisoner rights.

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    Driving in South Africa

    South Africa has excellent road infrastructure, a selection of reputable vehicle hire companies, great weather and plenty of stunning scenery which all combine to make self-driving a viable and enjoyable option. If you're thinking of taking the long way round, here are a few tips.

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    South Africa: fast facts

    South African facts at your fingertips up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, climate, languages, education and more.

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    Trade unions in South Africa

    South Africa's trade union movement, the largest and most disciplined on the continent, has played an influential role in determining labour market and industrial relations policies in the country.

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    Facebook developing satellite internet for Africa

    Facebook wants to launch an internet-satellite that could boost internet connectivity and bring fast, reliable and cost-effective broadband to more than 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa as early as 2016, including South Africa. People living in remote regions will benefit in particular.

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