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· July, 2007

Stories about South Africa from July, 2007

South Africa: Is blogosphere a decent place?

Anne writes about a very interesting case for bloggers and net activists, “The 39-year-old man suspected of posing as the male prostitute who blogged about having sex with prominent South...

South Africa: commodification of poverty

What is this commodification of poverty in South Africa?: “The commodification of poverty is becoming more fashionable by the hour. For instance, a new restaurant in Greenside, a trendy suburb...

Israeli Security at a South African airport?

Walton Pantland is outraged that Israeli security police are operating in South Africa where they detained, interrogated and strip searched Xolile Nxu, the Vice-President of the South African Municipal Workers...

South Africa: Cape Town host city logo for 2010 World Cup

CherryFalava writes about 2010 World Cup: “We're a bit late with this, but it's news to us that Cape Town now has a ‘host city’ logo for the 2010 World...

South Africa: nothing fancy about Ubuntu

Amanda Atwood sees nothing fancy about Ubuntu: “I was speaking with a friend the other day who was saying that she didn’t want her sexuality to be tolerated, she wants...

South Africa: Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela, writes guest blogger Rethabile on Black Looks: “When Nelson Mandela was released, I was on a sofa in a small French village called Lamorlaye, staring at...

South Africa: two lesbian activists tortured, murdered

Black Looks writes about the brutal murder of two South African lesbian activists: “Last Sunday two more South African lesbians were brutally raped and murdered in Medowlands, Soweto. Sizakele Sigasa,...

Africa: is the United States of Africa already here?

Is the United States of Africa already here? Business in Focus asks: “If the idea of creating a United States of Africa is to create wealth, then we may argue...

South Africa: newspaper launches multimedia portal

Vincent Maher reports about The Times newspaper multimedia portal: “You know you live in the age of YouTube when newspapers start launching portals dedicated to video, and video podcasts about...

South Africa: center to study China/Africa relationship

Jen Brea has just learnt about the Center for Chinese Studies in South Africa: “I've just learned about the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa which...

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