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South Africa Unveils Universal Health Care Scheme
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Healthcare System, pilot scheme, South Africa )

Ray
- 25 days ago - bbc.co.uk
South Africa's government has set out its plans to introduce a universal health care scheme.A pilot scheme in 10 areas is to start in April 2012, and will then be phased in nationally over the next 14 years.
A Toddler Disc Jockey Fascinates South African Fans
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, South Africa, toddler, adorable pics )

Barb
- 39 days ago - aol.com
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - At first it seems like a fluke - a 2-year-old playing with the knobs and buttons of a sophisticated music system. Yet, the pint size boy is in control of the beat of the bass-heavy house music.
Why Is Cecil Rhodes Such a Controversial Figure?
Offbeat  (tags: Cecil Rhodes, Protesters, South Africa )

Ray
- 49 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Protesters in South Africa are calling for a statue of Cecil Rhodes, one of the most committed imperialists of the 19th Century, to be taken down. Why does he still inspire such strong feelings?
This Path Only Touches The Ground Twice!
Offbeat  (tags: path, south africa )

Angie
- 63 days ago - msn.com
Inspired by a snake skeleton, the 427 ft. long treetop canopy walkway slinks through the luscious forest in Cape Town, South Africa.
African Elephants Trained to Sniff Out Explosives and Poachers With a Sense of Smell to Rival Sniffer Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: south africa, elephants, bombs, pochers )

Scooby
- 86 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Elephants in the South African bush are being trained to use their super-strength sense of smell to sniff out explosives and poachers.
South Africa Weighs Legal Rhino Horn Trade
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, rhino, poaching, horn trade, south africa, panel of experts )

Angie
- 100 days ago - msn.com
South Africa has appointed a panel of experts to examine the viability of a legal rhino horn trade, the environmental affairs ministry said Tuesday as poaching of the species spiked to record levels.
The Magnificent Places of South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: South Africa, travel destinations, country, culture, environment, humans, interesting, photos, pictures, society )

Lone
- 161 days ago - ba-bamail.com
South Africa is one of the most overlooked countries in the world, when it comes to travel destinations.
Rhino Auctions to Be Held in S. Africa as Poachers Plague Park
Offbeat  (tags: Rhinos, South Africa, china, Vietnam, rhino horn, poachers, auction )

Scooby
- 232 days ago - mobile.bloomberg.com
South African National Parks plans to auction rhinos this year as part of a plan to create protected populations of the endangered animals away from the Kruger National Park, an area the size of Israel where they are being poached.
Rescue Dog Kisses Cute Cheetah
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, Jack Russell, cheetah cubs, South Africa, pets, society, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 289 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
A Jack Russell shows no fear as she licks cleans the face of a female cheetah. The best friends are both based at the Cheetah Experience big cat centre in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
South Africa Cannibal: Gugulethu Man 'Ate Love Rival's Heart'
Offbeat  (tags: Gugulethu man, cannibalism, South Africa )

Ray
- 339 days ago - bbc.co.uk
South African police have arrested a man they found using a knife and fork to eat the heart of his ex-girlfriend's new lover.
The Pioneering Woman the World Forgot
Offbeat  (tags: black-empowerment movement, ANC, South Africa )

Ray
- 342 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The name Nokutela Dube is not well known - but a century ago she made a big contribution to South Africa's black-empowerment movement helping to form the country we know today.
Outrage Over Sign Language Interpreter At Madiba Memorial
Offbeat  (tags: mandela, sign language, fake, South Africa, memorial service, deaf )

Naoko
- 526 days ago - sabreakingnews.co.za
While millions across the globe were inspired and moved by speeches made at former President Nelson Mandela's memorial service on Tuesday, the international deaf community expressed outrage over what they say was a fake sign language interpreter.
Anonymous Plans 5th November Action in Cape Town, Joburg & Durban
Offbeat  (tags: Million Mask March, South Africa, Nov 5th, world, interesting, culture, pictures, photos, news, performance )

Roxy
- 639 days ago - htxt.co.za
South Africans who claim affiliation with hacking collective Anonymous say it will be - they're organising actions in South Africa's three main cities to coincide with a global 'Million Mask March' on Guy Fawkes day
Happy Birthday and Anniversary, Tata Madiba
Offbeat  (tags: Nelson Mandela, Birthday, anniversary, Graca Machel, Madiba, South Africa, Good News, Celebration )

Rosemary
- 671 days ago - sowetanlive.co.za
When Nelson Mandela turns 95 on Thursday he will also mark 15 years of marriage to Graca Machel, who throughout his hospitalisation has wooed a nation with her dignified poise.
Zoo Claims to Have World's First Live-Tweeting Badger
Offbeat  (tags: zoo, South Africa, motion-sensor technology, badger, humans, bizarre, interesting, tweeting, messages )

Giana
- 680 days ago - grindtv.com
South Africa facility uses motion-sensor technology to allow critter named BG to issue relevant messages in real time; he has 6,000-plus followers.
 

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