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  • n  unlicensed drinking establishment

  • The rest drink their troubles away at the illicit drinking parlors of "shebeen queens.
  • Returning from a Sunday drinking session in a local shebeen, or pub, a noisy group of Xhosa migrant workers from the grim, single-sex hostels of Tokoza township clashed with a .
  • Great gum-booted miners dance with precision, township spivs glitter with menace as they re-enact a primeval war dance; shebeen Delilahs strut their stuff in the sinuous dance of .
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  • SA flyweight boxer stabbed to death
    Mbulelo Mpendu from Mdantsane near East London who fought in the flyweight division was allegedly stabbed to death over the past weekend. It was reported that the 25-year-old Mpendu was stabbed after an incident in a shebeen (unlicensed drinking establishment) in Mdantsane.
    March 13, 2014 -

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