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24 July 2016 18:37 (South Africa)
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Israeli/Palestine exports: South Africa states its case

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    Khadija Patel

    Khadija peddles words on street corners, in polite company she's known as a journalist. Words are her only defence against impending doom, old age and iniquity - spurring her interest in what language tells us about where we are from, what we are doing and where we are headed. Don't mind the headscarf, she don't need no liberation. 

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Photo: A file picture dated 14 July 2016 shows US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) campaigning with Democratic Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine (R), at Ernst Community Cultural Center at the Northern Virginia Community College's Annandale campus, in Annandale, Virginia, USA. US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton selected on 22 July 2016, Democratic Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine to be her pick as running mate for the presidential elections. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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French President Francois Hollande (L) shakes hands with South Africa President Jacob Zuma (R) prior to a state dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, 11 July 2016. Zuma is in Paris for a three-day official state visit. EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

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