South Africa - The Real News

By Sheeple | While South Africa is described as a country where freedom of expression is a reality, its ranking was affected by the threat posed by the Protection of State Information Bill to investigative journalism in the country. Why do we not read or hear any of this information in the mainstream media, in spite of it being so widely available? Perhaps we should look for answers at the door of the company controlling mainstream media in South Africa. There is also a total Media Black Out in the UK and Europe regarding the stark reality of what is truly happening to South Africans

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Bitcoin

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Privacy

Farm worker shot dead near Krugersdorp for allegedly stealing tractor

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Crime

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Hospitality

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Jacob Zuma

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Africa

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Sars Wants to Track Cryptocurrency Trades for Taxation Purposes

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Blockchain network IOTA teams up with Microsoft, others on data marketplace

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Bitcoin

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Economy

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Bitcoin

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