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JOHANNESBURG - Pest, charming oddity or just courses and other green spaces in Johannesburg, Cape Town and some other cities...Prawn," a king cricket named after a Johannesburg suburb that can creep or leap into...
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JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela's casket was draped in a lion skin, an ox was ritually slaughtered and a family elder kept talking to the body's...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Reeva Steenkamp's last wish for her family before she was...Nov. 4 at the Kyalami race track, which sits between Pretoria and Johannesburg and has been used for Grand Prix and Formula 1 races, said Justin Divaris... tell the truth as much as I can remember," said Pistorius, who faces a possible prison term of 25 years to life if convicted of premeditated murder."I'm human. I have sins," he added.Torchia reported from Johannesburg.
Two movies deal with real issues

...District 9," it was a surprise to everyone. A movie with no stars, a completely unique premise, and a locale, the slums of Johannesburg, not exactly known to be a Hollywood hotspot. And yet, due to a great script, great effects, and the enthusiastic support...
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...aboard European ships.South Africa's reflection on Mandela's astonishing life was a prelude to a massive memorial in a Johannesburg stadium Tuesday that will draw world leaders and luminaries. They will gather to mourn, but also to salute the achievements...
'Skyline': The FX nerds shall inherit the Earth

...time you turn around, it seems, some new giant spaceship is appearing over the skies of Los Angeles or New York or even Johannesburg, its inhabitants causing no end of mayhem. If they're not knocking down buildings with giant meteors, they're coming...
'District 9' definitely view-worthy

...the outskirts of one of South Africa's largest cities, Johannesburg. The country that became known worldwide for its harsh racial...Unfortunately, this isn't enough for the frightened people of Johannesburg. A new home, more like a concentration camp is being constructed...
Remarks put mayor in 'pot of boiling water'

...he said. ''It's been one of the key features in our bid and it will continue to be a key feature in our bid.'' In Johannesburg, Dan Moyo, a senior official of South Africa's national Olympic committee, said he didn't think the comments would...


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