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2006-06-16 08:01:17

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African youths should fight the modern-day scourges of crime and corruption just as their counterparts fought apartheid in the Soweto uprising 30 years ago, President Thabo Mbeki said on Friday.

2006-06-16 07:22:37

By Paul Simao JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African youths should fight the modern-day scourges of crime and corruption just as their counterparts fought apartheid in the Soweto uprising 30 years ago, President Thabo Mbeki said on Friday.

2006-03-14 06:35:28

By Rebecca Harrison JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blows your only son to pieces. A paramilitary guns down your father. An intruder rapes you and murders your husband.

2006-02-27 10:26:21

By Gershwin Wanneburg JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling ANC looks set to overcome growing public anger over poor services, graft and its own internal divisions to secure another sweeping victory in Wednesday's local government elections, analysts say.

2006-02-27 08:10:00

By Andrew Quinn NGOBI, South Africa (Reuters) - For supporters of South Africa's ruling ANC, the road to the tiny village of Ngobi offers physical proof of a promise kept by the party which ended apartheid.

2006-02-22 08:15:00

After a search and waiting period of six years, Russell Rivombo is about to move into his luxury three-bedroom, double-garage home.

2006-02-21 09:42:22

By Gordon Bell MACASSAR, South Africa (Reuters) - On the face of it President Thabo Mbeki was having a great time as he took his ruling ANC's campaign for March 1 local elections to poor townships of South Africa's Western Cape on Tuesday.

2006-02-09 08:10:00

Slender legs in sparkling stilettos stretch seductively across the billboard at the heart of Johannesburg's business district, trying to lure South Africans to a smart strip club chain.

2006-01-19 03:30:49

By Marius Bosch JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African businessman Anton Rupert, who founded Swiss-listed luxury goods group Richemont, has died, his family said on Thursday.

2006-01-02 20:45:14

By Diane Coetzer JOHANNESBURG (Billboard) - More than a decade after the end of the apartheid era, when many acts shunned South Africa, the country is becoming a key destination for many international performers.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.