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    Read your way through 20 years of democracy

    South Africa's story since the first democratic elections in 1994 is a remarkable one - and there's no better way to understand it than through our nation's rich literature. Here are highlights of a list of notable South African books from the past 20 years, put together by the books team at the Sunday Times.

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    iNumber Number set to rock SA cinemas

    Presley Chweneyagae of Tsotsi fame returns to the South African big screen on Thursday when crime thriller iNumber Number, the fourth film by award-winning director Donovan Marsh, opens in cinemas nationwide.

  • Black rhino, Limpopo province

    SA, Mozambique to fight wildlife crime

    Anti-poaching measures will be beefed up following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between South Africa and Mozambique. It is hoped that this will help protect the rhino and other endangered species in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.

  • New buyers 'impressed with SA wines'

    South Africa's competitively priced wine is attracting new buyers - who are impressed by the quality of the wines, a recent report by international financial services company Rabobank found. Exports of South African bulk wine rose in 2013 by 37.6%, outpacing the global average growth rate of 26%.

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    SA fields strong squad for Junior World Cup

    After announcing a team that includes players with Super Rugby and previous IRB Junior World Cup experience, South Africa will be among the favourites to lift the title in New Zealand in June.

  • Kgothatso

    Good draw for SA wheelchair stars

    Top seed Stephane Houdet of France heads up the Airports Company South Africa Gauteng Open, with fellow countrymen Leon Els and Patrick Selepe carrying South Africa's hopes in the men's singles. South African top woman KG Montjane has been seeded second for the event.

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