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Row over Eskom's R43m Gupta breakfast deal

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The R43m New Age deal raises board eyebrows over the former chief executive's alleged role. Eskom's board members were left fuming after former interim chief executive Collin Matjila allegedly sanctioned a breakfast sponsorship deal for the New Age.
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US charges SA men over illegal rhino hunts

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
Washington - Two South African men were charged Thursday by the US government with conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts to American hunters, money laundering and secretly trafficking in rhino horns.
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Canada's spies face tough questions

Independent Online - ‎9 minutes ago‎
iol pic wld Canada Shooting~66 Associated Press A police officer guards the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Canadians are mourning the loss of Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard before the Tomb of the Unknown ...
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British comedian blames Reeva Steenkamp for her own death in shocking joke

Channel 24 - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Cape Town- British comedian, Jimmy Carr, on Wednesday made a highly controversial joke while presenting an award at the Q Awards in London.
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Golding's suspension linked to share deal

BDlive - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE behind-the-scenes drama preceding the shock suspension of Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) co-founder and chairman Marcel Golding earlier this week included a stymied attempt to buy out the company's media assets, a costly dalliance in ...
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Pope Francis to investigate 'playboy priests' who posed naked online in scandal ...

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
A scandal-ridden Catholic diocese in Italy where priests posted naked photos of themselves on gay websites, raided church coffers and sexually harassed parishioners is to be investigated by a special envoy to Pope Francis.
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Pope Francis has renewed the Catholic Church’s call to eliminate the death penalty, going one step further to blast life sentences and urge countries to prohibit the practice of transferring prisoners to torture centers.
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EU Request for Budget Top-Up Unites Cameron With Rutte

Businessweek - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte greets British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, as he arrives for a G7 summit at the official residence of the Dutch prime minister in The Hague on Mar. 24, 2014 on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit.
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Human rights investigator warns of North Korea's 'charm offensive'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Australian judge who conducted the United Nations investigation into North Korea's human rights record has urged the world not to fall for Pyongyang's ongoing "charm offensive.
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Good News: Boko Haram Releases Kidnapped Women, Girls

NAIJ.COM - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Members of the terrorists group, Boko Haram have reportedly released the over 50 women and girls that were recently kidnapped from Waga Mangoro and Madagali, villages between Adamawa and Borno states.
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NLC, TUC oppose plans to decentralize wage law

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎23 minutes ago‎
THE recommendation of the National Assembly Constitution Amendment committee to relocate wage issues from the exclusive list to concurrent list has drawn the ire of labour movement in the country.
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Court grants registrar separate trial in Ajudua's alleged scam case

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎23 minutes ago‎
JUSTICE Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has granted separate trial to an High Court registrar, Mrs. Oluronke Idowu Rosulu, alleged of aiding Mr. Fred Ajudua to scam a former Army General, Ishaya Bamaiyi of $8.3 million.
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Chinese Company to Build New City, Financial Suburb in Tanzania

Businessweek - ‎16 minutes ago‎
China Railway Jianchang Engineering Company Ltd. agreed to construct a $1 billion satellite city and $500 million financial district in Tanzania, the East African nation's presidency said.

The rift deepens: Zuma is 'sidelining' Mantashe

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The M&G spoke to several sources who all painted a picture of the ANC president openly at odds with his secretary general. At loggerheads: Top level ANC sources say the tension between Gwede Mantashe and President Jacob Zuma is intensifying.
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Fields Hill trucker back in court

iAfrica.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
The man who drive his truck into six vehicles at a Pinetown intersection last year is set to appear at the Durban High Court on Friday.
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SABC chair stalls Parly's probe

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
SABC board chairperson, Ellen Tshabalala, has managed to further stall the Parliamentary inquiry into whether she lied about her academic qualifications.
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Transport: Imperial gains 70% Imres share

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
IMPERIAL Holdings had acquired a 70 percent interest in Imres, the Dutch pharmaceutical and medical supplies wholesaler to the African market, for e46 million (R644m) cash, the transport and logistics group said yesterday.
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MTN loses Nigerian users

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
MTN GROUP, Africa's largest mobile telecoms operator, slashed its full-year forecast for Nigerian subscriber growth by almost a third yesterday, raising concern about its ability to fight off competition in its top market and sending its shares sliding.
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Strained shoppers affect Clicks

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
Clip this article. KNOCK-ON EFFECT: Clicks CEO David Kneale said on Thursday at the group's results presentation that generally, consumers are feeling uncertain about the future.
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Brown forces change on SAA's board

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
PUBLIC Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Thursday intervened in the troubled South African Airways (SAA), replacing most of its board and stating her preference for an equity partner as a way out of its troubles.
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The iPhone 6 range has officially launched in South Africa today (October 24).

iAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Popular network Vodacom held a launch party for the two new devices at Vodaworld in Gauteng last night. Prior to the event, Vodacom confirmed that the iPhone 6 would be available from R499 per month, while the 6 Plus would be available from R599 per ...
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The dual SIM, selfie taking Lumia 730 launches in SA

htxt.africa - ‎22 hours ago‎
A mobile phone that supports two SIM cards is not something you hear often when talking about smartphones coming to South Africa. But today, Microsoft and Cell C announced the launch of the Lumia 730 which has the exciting dual SIM functionality we first ...
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Phila. International rated 6th-worst airport

Philly.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
Travelers at Philadelphia International Airport, which was ranked the sixth-worst in North America in a recent survey of travelers.

How many lovers do you keep on the side?

iAfrica.com - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Facebook is great to stay in touch with your friends and family, reconnect with old friends, and apparently, also the perfect place to keep a stable of fall-back romantic partners.
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South Africa seal series victory with 72-run win over New Zealand

SkySports - ‎1 hour ago‎
South Africa crushed New Zealand by 72 runs to win the second one-day international at the Bay Oval and seal victory the three-match series.
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South Africa beat NZ by 72 runs in 2nd ODI
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South Africa 282-9 in second New Zealand ODI - Mount Maunganui New Zealand AFP - South Africa made 282 for nine after losing the toss and being sent into bat in the second one day international against New Zealand at Bay Oval on Friday.Opener Hashim Amla top-scored for the Proteas on 119, with Faf du Plessis contributing 67 and AB de Villiers 37.Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan and Corey Anderson all took two wickets ... http://ow.ly/2PAkqQ
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De Sa fires up Ajax

Times LIVE - ‎24 minutes ago‎
"Roger did not do badly at Pirates. He got us to three finals, which says a lot. He knows how we play. It's not going to be an easy game.
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Fourth Dikwena win in sight

SPORT24 - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs and Platinum Stars will meet for the fourth time this season when they clash in the quarter-final of the Telkom Knockout.
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Carr adds steel to Province defence

Times LIVE - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Most of the players in tomorrow's Currie Cup final were not born when Western Province and the Lions last met in a final nearly 30 years ago, but the stakes remain the same.
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Ackermann out to make new memories

BDlive - ‎3 hours ago‎
THERE was nothing "final" about the torment Johan Ackermann experienced at the climax of the 2007 Super Rugby competition.
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EU Leaders Agree to Long-Term Energy, Climate Change Targets

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRUSSELS—European Union leaders agreed on a set of long-term targets on energy and climate change in the early hours of Friday, agreeing to financial sweeteners and weakening some objectives in order to get a deal.
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Absolute zero: copper cube gets close

Independent Online - ‎Oct 22, 2014‎
iol scitech oct 22 copper REUTERS File photo: Copper rods are seen at Truong Phu cable factory in Vietnam's northern Hai Duong province.
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Craig Spencer, Doctor in New York City, Is Sick With Ebola

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that a doctor admitted to Bellevue Hospital Center on Thursday has tested positive for the Ebola virus, adding “there's no reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed.
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SA Upscales Measures to Prevent Spread of Ebola

AllAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pretoria - Minister of Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says South Africa has put in place the necessary measures to prevent Ebola from spreading to the country.
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CDC requires 21 day monitoring for all passengers traveling from Ebola-infected countries http://b4in.org/jABe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that all travelers will be monitored for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from the three West Africans countries where Ebola is spreading. Starting Monday, each traveler from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be given a “care kit” that includes a thermometer and instructions for how ...
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