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Jenny Gross

Jenny Gross

    SA's World Press Photo winner breaks with tradition
    SA's World Press Photo winner breaks with tradition
    When South African photographer Jodi Bieber found out she won the 2010 World Press Photo of the Year, she shrieked.
    Unemployment fuels African unrest, says World Bank
    Unemployment fuels African unrest, says World Bank
    The recent uprisings in North Africa highlight how youth unemployment fuelled unrest, World Bank officials said on Thursday.
    Ravalomanana vows to return to Madagascar
    Ravalomanana vows to return to Madagascar
    Madagascar's ousted president has been barred by officials in his homeland from returning from exile in South Africa, but the politician told...
    Police arrest hundreds of illegal miners at Aurora
    Police arrest hundreds of illegal miners at Aurora
    Police said on Wednesday they arrested 358 illegal miners on Tuesday after a shootout at an abandoned mine shaft owned by a grandson of Nelson...
    Interest rate cuts 'too little, too late'
    Interest rate cuts 'too little, too late'
    Evidence that South Africa's economic growth is slowing is raising fears the government has done too little and acted too late to boost growth in...
    White father of African rock marks anniversary
    White father of African rock marks anniversary
    In a rehearsal studio one afternoon in 1986, a white South African musician wrote an international hit -- partly in isiZulu, the language of the...
    SA to research mood-lifting plant
    SA to research mood-lifting plant
    For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant which they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. On...