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    Clive Rice: South African cricketing icon dies at 66

    With his trademark moustache and humble but forthright nature, former South African cricket captain Clive Rice will be remembered not only as one of the game's greatest players, but also as a South African cultural icon.

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    South African politician receives Spanish knighthood

    Former deputy international relations minister and activist Ebrahim Ebrahim has been awarded the Spanish Order of Civil Merit from the king of Spain, King Felipe VI, for an extraordinary contribution to international politics and global peace brokering.

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toit, fanie van der merwe

    South Africa's Paralympians shine in London

    South Africa's brightest athletes excelled against some of the best in the world at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final, held at London's Olympic Park, led by Hilton Langenhoven in the 200m sprint, Jonathan Ntutu, Charl du Toit and Fanie van der Merwe.

  • Solomon Mahlangu Freedom Square  pretoria, tshwane, solomon mahlangu freedom square, solomon mahlangu, anti-apartheid activist, struggle icon

    Pretoria revamps Solomon Mahlangu Freedom Square

    The revamped Solomon Mahlangu Freedom Square in Mamelodi, Pretoria is testament to South Africa's struggle for freedom. Mahlangu's statue is now the focal point of the public space, with further enhancements planned for the area.

  • Habibia Soofie Saheb Jamia Masjid halaal, cape town, islam, habibia soofie, western cape

    Halaal food park on cards for South Africa

    The government of the Western Cape has plans to establish a R1-billion halaal agri-processing food park to capitalise on the multitrillion-dollar global halaal market. The park will be a cluster of manufacturing and service firms in the halaal industry.

  • hotel verde hotel, tourism, hotel verde, cape town, eco friendly, sustainability

    South African hotel is the world's greenest

    Cape Town's Hotel Verde has been given its second international environmental design certification, making it the most eco-friendly hotel in the world. It offers an entirely carbon- neutral hotel stay for guests and an eco-friendly working environment for staff.

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