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· September, 2005

Stories about South Africa from September, 2005

South Africa: Fasten your seatbelts

Says “There's a very well-sourced rumour flying about the South African aviation world at the moment about the South African Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) and its alleged failure to...

South Africa: News values questioned

The Fish Bowl notices starkly different treatment given in the South African media to murder stories, depending on whether the victim is black or white.

South Africa: Potato famine wryly notes a recent comment from Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe: “We have heaps of potatoes but [the] people [of Zimbabwe] are not potato eaters.”

Township Sessions: CD review

Afromusing reviews the forthcoming release of “Township Sessions”, a CD released from an old cassette recording by the South African Philani Mothers Choir.

South Africa: Barclays billions

Wayne Wides, writing on tracks the movements of the mysterious Barclays billions in the South African Reserve Bank's Monthly Release of Selected Data, with a little help from a...

South Africa: A Tale of Two Cities

Dialogue-South Africa posts a speech drawing parallels between the struggle against apartheid and the situation in Israel/Palestine, saying that “we South Africans have a unique perspective on this issue.”

South Africa: Women in IT

Thea Burger reports on bursaries aimed at getting South African women into careers in IT.

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