Newsroom 07 February 2014
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Hello and Welcome from Johannesburg here in South Africa, Im Eben Jansen.
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Today we look at the soap opera that played itself out on the South African political landscape, when two arties merged and divorced within a week.
There is heavy police presence in Ekangala township, near Bronkhorstspruit, east of Pretoria, as police battle to maintain order in the protest-hit area.
And are South Arican parents pushing their children to hard to become sporting world beaters - this after a young girl died recently.