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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
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.
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
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.
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.
The Department of Trade and Industry is leading a group of South African companies to the 2014 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair starting in Bulawayo on Tuesday. Last year, participating firms clinched export deals worth R55-million at the week-long event.
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