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    September Jive to celebrate South African music heritage

    September Jive, to be held in Johannesburg from 1 to 30 September 2016, is a series of multi- media events that celebrate the diversity and history of South African music.

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    How to apply online for a South African smart ID card

    South Africa is phasing out its green barcoded identity book for a more secure ID card for its citizens. The Department of Home Affairs has created an online application portal and partnered with banks to streamline the process. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting your smart ID card.

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    Demo Africa sheds light on investing in startups

    The Demo Africa 2016 conference gave entrepreneurs a chance to network with investors and share ideas. Held in South Africa for the first time, it began with an online mentoring and coaching programme and ended with the selected startups pitching their ideas to investors.

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    South Africa welcomes back Olympic heroes

    South Africans gathered at OR Tambo Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Johannesburg, to welcome back the South African Olympic team from Rio de Janeiro, including gold medal winner Caster Semenya.

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    Africa's 2016 Olympic winners

    South Africa, Kenya and Ethiopia claimed a number of gold medals during the Rio Olympics. Here is a list of all the medal winners from Africa. In total, the continent improved its medal tally from 34 during London's 2012 Olympic games to 45 this year.

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    National Development Planís Vision 2030 gets a new-look logo

    South Africaís National Development Plan has a new brand identity and logo designed to inspire all citizens to work towards the vision of eliminating poverty and reducing inequality by the year 2030.

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White lion thumbThe famed white lions of Timbavati are getting a voice through the children from the region. They are speaking on behalf of the big cats when it comes to swaying policymakers

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