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    Africa's 100 Most Influential list for 2015

    New African, one of the continent's leading political magazines, has published its 100 Most Influential Africans of 2015 issue. While dominated by Nigerians, South Africans on the list include Mmusi Maimane, Trevor Noah and the students of #FeesMustFall, crossing political and cultural lines.

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    South African men show their support for Movember

    Many South African men joined the international campaign Movember to become walking and talking billboards for men's health issues. The annual campaign encourages men to ditch the razor and grow their facial hair as a fundraising initiative and to promote public conversation.

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    Rethinking South Africa's urban dynamics

    Gauteng must diversify its economy to alleviate the after-effects of deindustrialisation in the mining and steel sectors, it was agreed at the Gauteng City Region Spatial Planning Summit. Discussions also examined the current special form of the province, and how to stop urban sprawl.

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    Motsepe Foundation gives R117m to South African education

    To improve education, the Motsepe Foundation will invest more than R100-million over the next decade in three sporting and cultural competitions organised by the Department of Basic Education. Football, netball, choral and traditional music will benefit from the donation.

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    South Africa closes Home Affairs department

    South Africans will not be able to submit their applications for identity documents and passports for a week from 27 November because the Department of Home Affairs will be undertaking systems upgrades. It is expected that the upgrades will improve its services.

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    South Africa hosts nuclear energy conference

    Organisers of the Nuclear Supply Chain conference, to be held in South Africa at the start of December, have urged companies working in construction to participate in their discussions. There are opportunities for the country's construction industry in the new build programme, they say.

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Children's status unpacked in Child Equity Report

khanyi---thumbSouth Africa's Ndalo Media has teamed up with Unicef to help underprivileged children reach their potential. The partnership comes as the UN agency releases its 2015 Child Equity Report, For Every Child a Fair Chance.

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