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Shuttleworth wins back millions from SARB

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
iol news pic Mark Shuttleworth aug24 INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS The Supreme Court of Appeals has ordered the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) to repay entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth R250 million plus interest in a case about exchange controls.

Eikenhof hijacker shot dead

Independent Online - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - A hijacker was shot dead in a shoot-out with police in Eikenhof, Johannesburg, police said on Wednesday. A revolver and a toy gun were seized by police, Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said.
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Just ask for sex, magistrate tells rape accused

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tonga - An Mpumalanga magistrate on Wednesday told a rape suspect he should have asked for sex from an adult instead of forcing himself on a minor.
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In Dallas Ebola Case, Officials Monitoring Children Exposed to Patient

New York Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A man infected with the Ebola virus sought medical care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas but was sent home. He was not treated until he returned two days later.
Investigating Ebola: How contact tracing will work in Texas
US Ebola patient in a serious condition
URGENT - US-Ebola-Name
Ebola Is Here But Don't Panic
Up to 18 exposed to US Ebola patient, including children
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Ebola Strikes Again: Second Person Suspected Of Ebola Virus Under Watch, Dallas TX CDC and Texas Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first Ebola patient to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County’s health department said Wednesday.   Everyone who had been in close contact with the diagnosed patient are being monitored as a precaution, said Zachary Thompson, direc...
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Microsoft Responds to Enterprise Concerns With Windows 10

PC Magazine - ‎46 minutes ago‎
One thing that stood out in yesterday's announcement of Windows 10 is that Microsoft really does get why enterprises have for the most part rejected Windows 8 and is working hard to create a new version that includes the core Windows 8 features but does ...
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Russia Needs More Internet Security, Says Putin

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Russian President Vladimir Putin, chairing a Security Council meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on Wednesday, said Russia must take steps to better protect its cyberspace but would stop short of imposing total control over the internet.
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Mountain Guide in Japan Recounts Beautiful Climb, Interrupted by a Deadly ...

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Japan Self-Defense Force soldiers climb up Mount Ontake on Wednesday for rescue operations. Reuters. TOKYO—It was a clear autumn Saturday, the perfect time for the legions of Japanese hikers who enjoy mountain climbing.
Japan Mount Ontake volcano: Death toll reaches 48
Recovery of Japan volcano victims suspended amid signs of rising activity
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Explorer Explains Eruption . . . and you can map it! SCIENCE For the past 35 years, Mount Ontake, Japan, has seen little volcanic activity. That all ended Saturday—listen to one explorer’s insights. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to better understand volcanoes. Discussion Ideas Read through…
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Secret Service Director Resigns

New York Times - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, answered questions at a House committee hearing regarding security protocols. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times.
Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns
Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after string of security lapses
New US Secret Service Failure Revealed
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Julia Pierson, First Woman To Head US Secret Service, Resigns Over Security Breach By + Paul Vale   The US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned following a day after critical questioning by Congress about a recent White House security breach -
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More than 100 ex-rebels, family members die in Congo camp: HRW

Reuters Canada - ‎45 minutes ago‎
By Aaron Ross. KINSHASA (Reuters) - More than 100 people died from starvation and disease over the last year in a government-run camp set up to house former rebels and their families in Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said ...
DRC ex-militiamen, relatives starve to death
Scores die in DR Congo camp due to 'criminal neglect': HRW
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More than 100 former Congolese fighters and their families have died from starvation and sickness in the Kotakoli camp in eastern Congo. Read more: The camp was set up for 941 surrendered fighters of various armed groups, where they awaited reintegration into military or civilian life. Camp supplies ran out by the end of 2013 and the government sent little or no food and medicine.
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PF to meet soon to decide the fate of convicted Mufumbwe MP Stephen ...

Lusaka Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Patriotic Front National Chairperson Inonge Wina has told journalists in Lusaka that the party will soon meet to address the fate of convicted Mufumbwe MP Stephen Masumba.

Activist Angy Peter found guilty of murder

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Judge Robert Henney found Angy Peter and her co-accused guilty of premeditated murder. Their bail was withdrawn and they will stay in police custody.
First Day of Judgement in the Angy Peter Murder Trial
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Angy Peter, her husband Isaac Mbadu, Christopher Dina and Azola Dayimani were charged with assault with intention to do bodily harm and with the kidnapping and murder of Rowan du Preez. . The judge acquitted them on the first count but found them guilty on the other two.
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De Lille to make Nobel summit announcement

Independent Online - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is set to make an announcement on the 14th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates amid reports on Wednesday that it had been cancelled.
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Nehawu to march for better health service

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Trade union Nehawu will march for improved service delivery and better working conditions in the health sector, it said on Wednesday.
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DA calls for probe into Gauteng water crisis

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
"Today you hear about ageing infrastructure, tomorrow it is vandalised or stolen cables. We need a commission to sort this out," DA spokesperson Nosimo Balindlela said.
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Makhura sees 'no need to declare dispute' if e-toll review findings negative

BDlive - ‎5 hours ago‎
GAUTENG Premier David Makhura on Tuesday told the provincial legislature that he saw no need to declare a intergovernmental dispute, seek a referendum or go to court if the e-toll review panel concluded the system was negatively affecting the province's ...
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Nyati moves to MTN

ITWeb - ‎9 hours ago‎
Leaving Microsoft for MTN was a difficult decision to make, says former GM of emerging regions within the MEA, Mteto Nyati. Mteto Nyati has moved from heading up Microsoft's recently created Africa entity to head up home-grown MTN's enterprise strategy.
Mteto Nyati makes a move to MTN
Microsoft GM joins MTN
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MTN appoints new group executive for enterprise business unit.      Wednesday, 1 October 2014. MTN Group has appointed Mteto Nyati as Group Chief Enterprise Officer, effective 1 October. Nyati joins MTN from Microsoft, where he was General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) Emerging Regions.
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LTE-A: curb your enthusiasm

ITWeb - ‎10 hours ago‎
Deployment of LTE-Advanced technology will get under way in SA soon, but its benefits may only be felt some years down the line. There may be some encouraging moves towards the next generation of mobile technology - which is capable of speeds that ...
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PlayStation Plus Rate Hikes Hit Some Territories

Game Informer - ‎4 hours ago‎
Yesterday, readers alerted us to unexpected rate hikes in PlayStation Plus. According to a tip we received, users were given a day's warning of impending, significant increases.
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SABC to 'take a knock' with Generations off air, says Mfundi Vundla

Channel 24 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Cape Town - With the SABC's most watched show, Generations, abruptly off the air and out of episodes following a firing of the principal cast, producer Mfundi Vundla warns that the SABC "will take a knock in regard to audiences" but that the production plans ...
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American Horror Story: Freak Show's New Trailer Is Crazy, Scary, Cool and ...

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ladies and gentleman, step right up to the big top and see the new American Horror Story: Freak Show trailer! In the footage, featuring scenes from the new season of the FX hit, we see so much: Pepper!
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Extended Trailer Is Frighteningly Good
See The 'Freaks' Of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' In Action
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American Horror Story: Freak Show finally gets somewhat of a proper trailer. Check it out and let us know what you think.  Will you be watching this season? If so, don't forget to watch or join our community discussions that will be happening the day after each episode. Keep looking here for more information as we near the start date of October 8th 2014.   American Horror Story 4x01 Promo "Monsters Amoung Us" (HD) Season 4 Episode 1
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Three changes for Sharks

Independent Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
iol spt oct1 Botes-Sharks training Gallo Images Veteran Jacques Botes, left, returns to the Sharks' starting XV for what will be his Kings Park swansong when the defending Currie Cup champions host the Golden Lions.
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Heyneke's kicking game poser

SPORT24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The manner in which the Springboks deal with New Zealand's kicking game, could be the difference between winning and losing in their final 2014 Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday, coach Heyneke Meyer ...
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Shongwe: I'll keep pushing

SPORT24 - ‎11 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Bidvest Wits midfielder Jabulani Shongwe has declared his intention to return to the Bafana Bafana setup. Read: Josephs delighted to be back.
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Photos: 35000 Walruses Gather on Alaska Beach Because They Can't Find Sea ...

Newsweek - ‎41 minutes ago‎
While personnel from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) were flying over the Alaskan coast for the agency's annual survey of arctic marine mammals, they spotted something they weren't expecting.
35000 walruses visit one Alaska beach
35000 walruses are swarming Alaska's shore — because their sea ice is vanishing
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Why 35,000 Walruses Come Ashore in Alaska "The + World Wildlife Fund  said walrus have also been gathering in large groups on the Russian side of the Chukchi Sea. "It's another remarkable sign of the dramatic environmental conditions changing as the result of sea ice loss," said Margaret Williams, managing director of the group's Arctic program, by phone from Washington, D.C. "The walruses are telling us what the polar bears have to...
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Study Says Half World's Wildlife Has Vanished Since 1970. Is it Misleading?

Mashable - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Humans are causing populations of wildlife around the world to decline at a rate much higher than previously thought, according to a study released Tuesday by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
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IFP wants decent houses instead of owls

Citizen - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Barn Owl looks out of its enclosure, 30 September 2014, at Marlboro Secondary School, East of Sandton, Johannesburg, during a tour of the City of Johannesburg's efforts to combat its rodent problem.
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MEC removes KZN hospital's management

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
iol news pic generic hospital 2 REUTERS A normal-sized gurney (L) is pictured alongside an oversized one. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry. Durban - The management of Hlabisa Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has been removed and a probe into malpractice ...