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2014-03-25 12:21:06

8-Day Immersion in the Region's Rich History Includes Stay Overlooking Durban's Famed Golden Mile Beachfront plus Tours, Starting at Just $1,999* (restr. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is showcasing South Africa's vibrant and diverse KwaZulu-Natal region, also known as the "Sunshine Coast," with a specially-priced package that starts at just $1,999* (restrictions apply). The "Sunny South Africa"...

2006-03-05 06:36:36

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A newly elected councillor for South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) was shot dead late on Saturday in what police said could be a politically motivated killing after last week's local government polls. The councillor was shot while sleeping at a house in the country's eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, the traditional stronghold of the opposition Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), which saw its support eroded in Wednesday's municipal election. "There were...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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