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Rugby – Scotland v South Africa, 2018 Autumn Internationals

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With Scotland ranked sixth (pre-match), one place above Australia, in World Rugby Rankings, their latest opponents in the three-match Autumn Series, South Africa (World ranked fifth) expected a tough match ahead of Saturday's encounter...

Cullen Property takes Edinburgh to South Africa

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The Cullen Property team responds to interest in Edinburgh property market from South African investors Edinburgh property investment and lettings specialist Cullen Property is hosting a seminar in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday 21st February following a rise...

Rugby – South Africa v Scotland, 2015 Rugby World Cup-Pool B

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South Africa Hammer the Scots in NewcastleStill smarting from their defeat to Japan - we spoke with some South African photographers - South Africa came out with all guns blazing in a brutal encounter at Newcastle’s...

Just Festival 2015: Nelson Mandela: the Myth and Me

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The first time Khalo Matabane heard Nelson Mandela's name he was seven years old and living in Ga Mphahlele, a village in Limpopo. It was 1981, South Africa was still split by apartheid; Khalo's...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 Just Festival 2015 : After Freedom***

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'You were oppressed: I am free' Apartheid is history; the youth of South Africa want to get on with their lives - but should they abandon all their traditional values? What is freedom if you...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Portrait Gallery Curator's talk: Ponte City. A chance to chat to Portrait Gallery curators about current exhibitions: this month Anne Lyden, International Photography Curator, will talk about Ponte City. 5.30-6pm, Scottish National Portrait Gallery,...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 Back to 'normal' this week, with not a shred of tinsel in sight (hoorah!) and plenty of events on offer; films, books, art, and music from a very special violin....we may not have spring...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Christmas Special Dugs N Pubs: dress your pooch up as a Christmas pudding, Santa or Rudolph and meet your favourite doggy friends at Sofi's! 12 noon, Sofi's Bar, 65 Henderson Street.Out of the Blue Christmas...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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Lots of Christmassy things this week, from craft fairs to carols and music to markets - but if the very thought of anything festive sends you running from the room, fear not - there...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Boney Night wi' Firewurks! Fireworks, dookin', fancy dress competition, turnip lantern competition, snack refreshments - and fireworks!  Free and open to all, children must be accompanied by an adult. 6.30-8.30pm, Craigmillar Community Arts Centre, Newcraighall Road. For more...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Are You Going Up The Road? A new exhibition by Carolann Alexander, and Land Sea and Sky, new works by Newton Ross. Preview 6-8pm today, then 11am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday, The Gallery on the Corner, Northumberland Street. Exhibitions close 29th November...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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Plenty happening again this week - from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will be launched, exhibitions will be opened, French and Russian...

Friday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment! Dancing (with caller), fairground games, films, theatre, poetry and the chance to try some hands-on science. Brew up a hoolie with Edinburgh-based Cancer Research scientists and find out...

Africa in Motion – Scotland African Film Festival 2014

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Where can you see a 1927 silent film about Zulu culture, a documentary about the Rwandan genocide and a thriller set in Guinea-Bissau? At the 2014 Scotland African Film Festival is where! Looking Back, Reaching...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2014Metals and Marble: an exhibition of contemporary metal and marble sculpture by Chris Muirhead and Simon Burns-Cox, displayed in the gallery with its 17th century Renaissance hand-painted ceiling. 9am-6pm today and everyday until 25th October 2014, Gladstone's...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Gaelic Rhymetime! Gaelic songs and rhymes for children and babies. 10.30am, Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road. (Next meeting 30th October at Blackhall Library, 56 Hillhouse Rd.)Live Music Now: Morag Brown and Lewis Powell-Reid. This traditional music duo have...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2014The Key Material is Time: Art and Music in Glasgow since the 1970s. Writer, curator and lecturer Dr Sarah Lowndes traces the development of Glasgow's unique and largely self-initiated arts scene...

just Festival review: Simply Soweto Encha *****

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'Nine years ago we began a journey full of hope, love and laughter' says Morgan, charismatic lead singer of a band oozing charm. As the five members of Simply Soweto Encha filter onto the...

Simply Soweto Encha – from the townships to the world

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Sometimes we only seem to hear negative news about Soweto; the terrible living conditions, the lack of facilities and the poverty of many residents all combine to present a picture of deprivation and oppression....

just Festival 2014 – home, freedom, forgiveness, fun

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'Peace is not only an absence of conflict, it is a presence.' The issue of how that peace can be created is the focus of the 2014 just Festival, which opens on 1st August 2014....

Edinburgh International Fashion Festival at Gayfield Creative Spaces

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 When my aunt used to visit us from South Africa, her idea of fashion consisted of the white gloves and hats that she wore to her bridge parties.  This year, Cape Town has been...

What’s on in Edinburgh this week

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MONDAY 14TH JULY 2014Dog Tales: the Dogs Trust are hosting this storytelling session about safety around dogs and responsible dog ownership.  For ages 5-10.  2-3pm, Wester Hailes Library, 1 Westside Plaza.Lunchtime Concert: First Central...

Women’s Hockey – FIH Champion’s Challenge, Semi-finals

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Ireland and USA make Final in GlasgowThe afternoon matches on Saturday were reserved for the two Semi-finals to be played between South Africa and Ireland and USA and Spain. All four teams had played...

Women’s Hockey – FIH Champion’s Challenge, Semi-finals 3 and 4

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South Africa and USA make it through as Scotland fail in their quest for a top-four finish. The second two Semi-final matches were played in the evening as the wind seemed to bring the temperatures...

Women’s Hockey – FIH Champions Challenge, Days 2 and 3

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Scotland beat India and then draw with South Korea Days 2 and 3 of the FIH Champions Challenge saw the competition of the pool matches in both Pools A and B. The results of these...

Women’s Hockey – FIH Champion’s Challenge – Day 1, Matches 1 and 2

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USA beat Spain, but South Africa and Ireland drawSunday was the opening day of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Women’s Champion’s Challenge in Glasgow. Running alongside the men’s tournament, eight teams are involved –...

WHEC part of Commonwealth Class

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 Today Wester Hailes Education Centre are taking part in Commonwealth Class’s World’s Biggest Assembly, to celebrate Commonwealth Day and mark the run up to the 2014 Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth Class is a collaboration between the...

Rugby – Scotland v South Africa

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South Africa score four unanswered tries to win a fairly one-sided match at MurrayfieldIn spite of Bakkies Botha's assertion that the South Africans saw the Scots as a real threat, it only took the...

International Women’s Hockey – Scotland v South Africa

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Scotland stun visiting South Africans With the South African women's hockey team some eight places above Scotland in the World' Ranking, it looked again as if they would be playing catch-up to the visitors. The...

Scotland v South Africa, EMC Autumn Test, 17 November 2012

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'A Plan A, but no Plan B..' was how the South African style of rugby was described by a variety of 'experts'. And for 60 minutes of the 80 at the weekend, Plan A...

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