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Ahmed Kathrada, In Loving Memory

Photo: Ahmed Kathrada, a former South African political prisoner who spent 18 years in prison with late South African president Nelson Mandela, poses in front of his comrade's portrait at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, 07 December 2013. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

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Photo: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan during the 2017 Budget media briefing held at Imbizo Centre in Cape Town. (Photo: GCIS)

Gordhan vs Guptas: Guptas win first round in court as details of 72 'suspicious' transactions struck from record

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada looks on during the ANC's centenary celebration in Bloemfontein, South Africa, January 8, 2012. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Ahmed Kathrada: Hamba Kahle Mkhonto – tributes for a life well lived

By Jillian Green
Photo: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan (left), photo by Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick; President Jacob Zuma (right) looks on before delivering an address in Polokwane, South Africa, December 20, 2007. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Finance Ministry ‘Recall’: Gordhan trumped by Guptas' Number One asset

By Ranjeni Munusamy

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Photo: Struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada, who was at Robben Island prison with Mandela, makes an address to the funeral congregation during the State Funeral ceremonies for South Africa's first black president, in Qunu, Eastern Cape province 15 December 2013.  EPA/Kopano Tlape

Ahmed Kathrada (1929-2017): An honourable and humble hero

By Marelise van der Merwe
Photo: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in Rustenburg, 27 March 2017. (Richard Poplak)

TRAINSPOTTER: The Air Apparent—at an Israeli Apartheid Week lecture, Dlamini-Zuma signals she’s ready to rise

By Richard Poplak

House of Cards: As Pravin Gordhan flies back to South Africa, the battle moves to North Gauteng High Court

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Albie Sachs, by Steve Gordon.

Oliver Tambo Centenary Series, Part 1: The Dream of a Quiet Revolutionary

By Albie Sachs
Photo: GoogleMaps aerial view of the Woodstock Hospital site with the section requested to be subdivided and rezoned highlighted.

Civil disobedience the next step for Tafelberg disaffected

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Ahmed Kathrada: On 25 years of freedom, love and peace

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe during the press conference on 27 March 2017, Luthuli House. (Greg Nicolson)

ANC NEC: We didn’t know about Gordhan

By Greg Nicolson
A gallery assistant looks at the light installation 'Forms in Light (in Time)' by Welsh artist Cerith Wyn Evans at the Tate Britain in London, Britain, 27 March 2017. The sculpture is made from almost 2km of neon lighting and is created for the annual Tate Britain Commission. The annual commission, with the support by Sotheby’s auction house, invited contemporary British artist Cerith Wyn Evans to create fro 2017 a new artwork for the Duveen Galleries in the center of the Tate Britain museum.

While you were sleeping: 28 March 2017

By John Stupart

Street Talk: Disability (Video)

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Photo: From Thom Pierce’s The Price of Gold: Mncedisi Dlisani worked in the explosives team at Western Areas Mine. He was diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB of the lungs) and spent nine months in the mine hospital. During that time he did not receive his monthly wage to send home and so his wife, Nokwakha, had to beg relatives for money to feed her family. He left the job two years later and returned to Butterworth where he spent another nine months in hospital. After 15 years of service at Western Areas Gold Mine, he received no compensation for his illness.

GroundUp: Silicosis – unpacking the gold mines’ strategy

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Photo: Henri van Breda leaves the Western Cape High Court after a brief appearance on 9 September 2016. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN.

Henri van Breda’s axe murder case: Media coverage debated while trial postponed

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Photo: Visiting Tanzanian President John Magufuli (C) delivers his speech during the official commissioning ceremony of the Nairobi Southern Bypass road in Nairobi, Kenya, 01 November 2016. EPA/DANIEL IRUNGU

Tanzania: President Magufuli loses rap battle with critic

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Photo: South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks to President Jacob Zuma (R) during closing remarks during the 5th BRICS Summit in Durban, March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Anger mounts against Zuma’s ‘reckless’ recall of Gordhan, Jonas

By Jillian Green
Theatre Review: 'The Echo of a Noise' is quietly poignant

Theatre Review: ‘The Echo of a Noise’ is quietly poignant

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Photo: Pravin Gordhan & Mcebisi Jonas (EPA)

News Alert: Presidency halts Gordhan, Jonas international roadshow, both instructed to return to SA urgently

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Former president Nelson Mandela joins anti-apartheid veteran Ahmed Kathrada,R, on the eve of his 80th birthday in Houghton, Johannesburg, Thursday, 20 August 2009. Kathrada, who has known Madiba for 64 years, was joined by activist turned businessman Cyril Ramaphosa, not pictured, who is also the chairperson of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation. Picture: Debbie Yazbek/Nelson Mandela Foundation

Ahmed Kathrada in a serious condition

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Photo: President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe (L) toast the 102nd birthday of the ANC during the launch of the party's election manifesto at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga on Saturday, 11 January 2014. Picture: SAPA stringer

Gwede’s Choice: Shoot the king or shadowbox the surrogates

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Main Photo: Nonhle Mbuthuma (Lucas Ledwaba)

Wild Coast anti-mining activist Nonhle Mbuthuma: ‘They must kill me alone, not with my family’

Photo: GoogleMaps aerial view of the Woodstock Hospital site with the section requested to be subdivided and rezoned highlighted.

Application to rezone Woodstock Hospital casts Cape Town’s housing crisis back into the spotlight

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Photo: Soweto, Johannesburg Photo: SarahTz (flickr)

Bheki's Ordinary People: Prepaid electricity hearings in Soweto spark hope among residents


Evita's Free Speech: Ep.83 – Evita on TIME and about time (Video)

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Photo: Leader of the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T), Morgan Tsvangirai, speaks to supporters during a protest against poverty and corruption, in Harare, Zimbabwe, 14 April 2016. EPA/AARON UFUMELI

Op-Ed: Why another ‘massive’ Zimbabwean opposition rally flopped

By Tichaona Zindoga
Photo: South African community members stand off against police on the disputed Swartklip land scene of land grabs and evictions over the last few days as millions of South Africans head to the polls for local government elections in Cape Town, South Africa 18 May 2011. (EPA/NIC BOTHMA)

Analysis: Land – real problem, great political tool

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: A file picture dated 10 April 2010 shows the burned out hull of a suspected pirate skiff drifts near the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) in the Gulf of Aden. EPA/MC2 JASON R. ZALASKY

ISS Today: In fighting Somali piracy, don’t get the next steps wrong


Episode Four: SA’s ‘Serial’ podcast goes on an AK-47-fuelled car chase with the cops and makes a discovery that changes the case completely

By Paul McNally
Photo: The President of South Sudan, H.E Salva Kiir, received the outgoing Under Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, in Juba on 21st March 2017. Photo:UNMISS/Isaac Billy

ISS Today: South Sudan’s national dialogues – can the AU make a difference?

Photo: US President Donald J. Trump gets in the driver’s seat of an 18-wheeler while meeting with truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss healthcare at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017.  EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

US: Trump’s week of incompetence wrapped in arrogance, with a hint of treason

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Police officers stand guard during a protest by taxi operators against the roll-out of the latest phase of Johannesburg’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Soweto March 15, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Analysis: Taxi rapes highlight victims’ police station struggles

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Goodman Mkhanda (Kim Harrisberg)

Health-e News: Diabetics at greater risk of contracting TB

Photo: President Jacob Zuma with Minister of State Security David Mahlobo at the African Union Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, 17 July 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Op-Ed: The Hate Speech Bill is unconstitutional and can’t be saved

By Kessler Perumalsamy
Photo: Security Personnel at the Castle in Cape Town before being briefed by Acting Police Commissioner General Kgomotso Phahlane,Thursday, 9 February 2017.

Parliament: SAPS’s incredibly shrinking performance standards

By Marianne Merten
Polar bear cub Quintana explores her enclosure at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 23 March 2017. The cub was born on 21 November 2016.

While you were sleeping: 24 March 2016

By John Stupart
Photo: Demonstrators outside the Constitutional Court during hearings on the future of the social grants payment system. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

GroundUp: The World Bank’s role in SA’s social grants payment system

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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza (R) embraces his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma (R) as he departs after an Africa Union-sponsored dialogue in an attempt to end months of violence in the capital Bujumbura, February 27, 2016. REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana

ISS Today: Burundi keeps knocking at SADC’s door


Op-Ed: Victory for transgender learner in Limpopo a long time coming

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Theatre Review: ‘El Blanco’ is theatre at its simplest

By Lesley Stones
Photo: Marius Fransman, Andile Lungisa, Gwede Mantashe (GCIS photos)

A cry from the wilderness: Marius Fransman comes out to bat for Andile Lungisa

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Sinethemba Kuse is the subject of a word stamp mural created by artist Claude Chandler – commissioned by MSF – for World TB Day. Patients used words to create stamps based on their experiences with drug-resistant TB. Stamps used in this towering painting included: Stop TB, treatable, stigma, Delamanid, End TB, hope, cured and enough. Photo: Kim Harrisberg

Health-e News: When adolescence and TB meet

Photo: Nigerian Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs) receive food aid at an IDP camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria, March 14, 2017 (Issued 15 March 2017). Over 1.8 million Nigerians are facing severe food insecurity. According to The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien over 20-million people face the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria as the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the creation of the United Nations. EPA/DEJI YAKE

Famine Crisis: Massive funding shortfall threatens UN relief for drought-hit countries

By Simon Allison
Photo: A White Rhino awaits buyers in a pen at the annual auction in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi national park, September 18, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Letter to the Editor: We need to kill off demand, not rhinos

By Daily Maverick
Photo by Pixel Kisses Photography via Flickr.

Competition Commission: Fresh produce dealers ‘collude’ to up food prices and muscle out emerging black farmers

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: The file picture dated 08 October 2014 shows chicks in an exhibition hall of the Golden Autumn agricultural exhibition in Moscow, Russia. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook: The chickens are coming home to roost in the poultry and banking sectors

By Marianne Merten
Photo: (Left) Carer Elizabeth Gqoboka addresses a mass meeting at the Sea Point Methodist Church on Thursday. (Right) Attorney Mandisa Shandu assures a Sea Point audience that the legal fight for the Tafelberg land is not over (Rebecca Davis)

‘It’s not over’: Activists react to Tafelberg land decision

By Rebecca Davis
Armed police following major incidents outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, Britain, 22 March 2017. Scotland Yard said on 22 March 21017 the police were called to a firearms incident in the Westminister palace grounds and on Westminster Bridge amid reports of several people injured in central London.

While you were sleeping: 23 March 2017

By John Stupart
Main photo: Bridget Hilton-Barber

AmaBookaBooka: The activist and the ‘Olive Branch’ (Podcast)

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Main photo: Armed police following major incidents outside the Houses of Parliament in central London, Britain 22 March 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Analysis: Lessons to be learnt from terror attacks beyond South Africa’s borders

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Carlos the Jackal gets third life term, this one for Paris attack


Proteas prepared to go down fighting


Kathrada to be buried on Wednesday

By News24

Scottish lawmakers to hold independence vote on eve of Brexit


DR Congo police accuse rebels of killing 39 officers


'Monster' cyclone Debbie batters northeast Australia


Cricket: Williamson heroics leave South Africa 175 behind


'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia


Reclaim the City occupiers vow to stay until demands are met

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May holds crisis talks in Scotland on brink of Brexit

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Photo: People write get well messages on a board for Ahmed Kathrada. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

GroundUp: Prayers for Ahmed Kathrada at Liliesleaf

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Photo: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma laughs before answering questions about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 19 February 2015. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Analysis: Happy Human Rights Day – 57 years later, political thugs threaten fragile democracy

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Photo: Ahmed Kathrada (EPA), Julius Malema & Mmusi Maimane (SAPA)

The spirit of Robben Island: Kathrada’s unusual wish for Maimane and Malema

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Photo: Minister of State Security David Mahlobo during Pre-Budget Vote  Media Briefing 2016. (SIYABULELA DUDA/GCIS)

Op-Ed: Why I don’t Trust David Mahlobo and the State Security Agency

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Photo: Aerial view of Tormin mine on the West Coast. Photo from Tormin promotional video.

GroundUp: Warrant for search-and-seizure at West Coast mine ruled invalid

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Photo: Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba and President Jacob Zuma during the E- Home Affairs launch at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, 7 April 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

ANC’s policy document on Home Affairs: When Big Brother met Monopoly Capitalist

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Image: Urban designer Azraa Rawoot’s impression of the proposed mixed-use and social housing development on the Tafelberg site. This impression was included in Ndifuna Ukwazi’s submission to Cabinet.

GroundUp: Tafelberg decision – the moment of truth for Zille and her Cabinet

By GroundUp
Photo: Striking parliamentary workers affiliated to the National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) protest outside the gates to Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa 08 September 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

GroundUp: Sassa warns workers not to strike

By GroundUp
Photo: US President Donald J. Trump looks on during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 20 March 2017. Trump is appearing at several Make America Great Again rallies around the country. EPA/MARK LYONS

Trump Under Scrutiny: Expect Watergate on steroids

By J Brooks Spector
Photo: Ghanaian opposition leader of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo (C) speaks to the press soon after he was declared winner of the 2016 presidential election at his residence in Accra, Ghana, 09 December 2016. Ghana's Electoral Commission announced the result late 09 December that opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo had won elections with 53.8 percent of the vote, beating President John Mahama. EPA/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

Ghana: Why does president Akufo-Addo need an “elephant-sized” cabinet?

By Simon Allison
Photo: Children play on the public play gyms in Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa, 18 March 2017.

Festering Indifference: Foster care grant mess has echoes of Sassa crisis

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: A woman walks past a disused tanker in Sheikh, Somaliland. Photo: Greg Mills.

Security in Africa: Military partnerships can foster economic growth on the continent

Photo: Lonmin employees gather on a hill called Wonderkop at Marikana, August 15, 2012. Photograph Greg Marinovich / Daily Maverick

Marikana Massacre: “He is fine, let him die”

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Minister Blade Nzimande delivering his SoNA speech Debate in parliament, 18/02/2015, Siyasanga Mbambani, DoC

SACP/ANC alliance on shaky ground, thanks to Zupta, Molefe and social grants crisis

By Jillian Green
Photo: US President Donald J. Trump (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 17 March 2017. EPA/CLEMENS BILAN

Health-e News: US Gag Rule to cause more abortion-related deaths


Evita's Free Speech: Ep.82 – Evita celebrates a human right from the left (Video)

By Pieter-Dirk Uys
Photo: President Zuma speaking to Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini at the National Non-Profit Organisations summit, 15 Aug 2012

Unfunny Democracy: Concourt’s backhanded slap at Zuma and Dlamini

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: Police Minister Nathi Nhleko (GCIS), Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini (GCIS), the Hawks head Lieutenant-General Mthandazo Ntlemeza (News24)

The Usual Suspects: Ntlemeza, Nhleko, Dlamini – Zuma’s serial legal delinquents

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: President Jacob Zuma with Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula Second Extraordinary Summit of the African Capacity for Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC) at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 9 November 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Analysis: ANC's International Relations Discussion Document – not a guide to what to do next

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Photo: The judiciary led by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke arrive in Parliament for the State of the Nation Address in Cape Town, 11 February 2016. (Photo: GCIS)

Op-Ed: How vulnerable is South Africa's judiciary?

Photo: In this file picture dated 17 June 2003, armed UN soldiers from Uruguay gather in their headquarters in Bunia, Congo. EPA/MAURIZIO GAMBARINI

Op-Ed: Mental health, the missing link in sustainable peacebuilding

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Photo: A general view of the Parliament during a session to debate the presdient’s State of the Nation Address, Cape Town, South Africa 14 February 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: Zuma’s strength lies in his band of compurgators

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Photo: President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, President of Benin Bon Yayi and President Jacob Zuma share a light moment before the start of the second day of the FOCAC Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg, 5 Dec 2015. (Photo: GCIS)

Op-Ed: Across Africa, people yearn for the rule of law – and are not afraid to demand it anymore

Photo: A screen grab from SABC feed.

#FeesMustFall: Convention brawling highlights student divisions

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Photo: President Jacob Zuma meets with the head of the judiciary, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise. The meeting of the arms of the state is aimed at further strengthening working relations and co-operation. 03/11/2015, Genadendal, Cape Town, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

Analysis: The Great Justice Robbery – it is Zuma’s duty to dispel doubt and suspicion

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Photo: Contraceptives smuggled in from Zimbabwe. Photo: Kimberly Mutandiro

GroundUp: Free Zimbabwean contraceptives smuggled for sale in South Africa

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Photo: A general view of the 26th African Union Summit at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30 January 2016. EPA/SOLAN KOLLI

ISS Today: Will AU members manage to pay their dues?

Photo: Minister Jeff Radebe during Cabinet Lekgotla briefing, 22 August 2016 (Photo GCIS).

Governing the country, one Inter-Ministerial Committee at the time

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Photo: Celebrity pastor Paseka “Mboro” Motsoeneng prays for  Lieutenant-General Mthandazo Berning Ntlemeza. (eNCA frame)

TRAINSPOTTER: Not Doomed – Ntlemeza, unrepentant and unbreakable, does mega churching

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Photo: President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office administered by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, Saturday May 24, 2014. Elmond Jiyane, GCIS Photo Studio

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Photo: Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda waits for the start of the trial against former Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, his attorney and a Congolese lawmaker at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, 27 November 2013. EPA/Peter Dejong / POOL

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Photo: A South African woman wearing a T-shirt in support of president Jacob Zuma of African National Congress (ANC) ruling party, hangs clothes on a washing line adjacent to a polluted canal between shack homes in Masiphumelele informal settlement in Cape Town, South Africa, 07 September 2016. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

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Photo: Homeless people, who are guests at the Moreleta Dutch Reformed church, watch the 2010 World Cup Group A Soccer match between South Africa and Uruguay at the church in the suburb of Pretoria June 16, 2010. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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