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Nene gives Eskom R20bn

Independent Online - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - South Africa will inject R20billion cash into Eskom, and may also convert its existing R60billion subordinated loan to equity, the National Treasury said on Wednesday.
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The Oscar media circus - something we all wanted

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The South African media chose to sensationalise the Oscar Pistorius trial because that's what the public wanted (and secretly, so did the news media).
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Alberton driver was acquitted of culpable homicide

News24 - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for... Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg - The truck driver accused of causing the death of three people in a crash involving 48 vehicles in Alberton, will hear next ...
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US tourist Jeffery Fowle released from North Korea jail after 'repeated requests ...

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
US secretary of state John Kerry has welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea and says Washington is willing to resume talks with Pyongyang if it takes steps towards denuclearisation.
Homecoming for American released by North Korea
American freed by N. Korea arrives in US
Release of Jeffrey Fowle
North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle
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An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea returned to a very emotional homecoming Wednesday amid tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.
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Reuters Health News Summary

Daily Mail - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
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ANC vs Muthambi plays out at parliamentary committee

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tensions between ruling party MPs and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi - who have been at odds since her appointment - have resurfaced.
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Jean-Claude Juncker issues migrant threat to Cameron

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jean-Claude Juncker has issued a direct threat to David Cameron and said he is "not willing to compromise" on the issue of the freedom of movement of migrants within the European Union.
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Students Settle Into Routine in Hong Kong

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The protest site in the city's Admiralty district, a maze of central government offices, bus stops and an upscale shopping mall, draws crowds after work on warm evenings.
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UPDATE 1-Total names Pouyanne and Desmarest to top positions

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Adds analyst, investor comments). By Michel Rose. PARIS Oct 22 (Reuters) - French oil major Total on Wednesday appointed refining head Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive and former CEO Thierry Desmarest as non-executive chairman.
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Lifting wage freeze will be irresponsible - Chikwanda

postzambia.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chikwanda (right) said people should not be talking about the wage freeze as if it were permanent. But the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says it will press ahead with a mass demonstration against the “unacceptable” wage freeze.
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No news on when SA bodies will be returned

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
THERE was still no news on when the bodies of more than 80 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria will come home, a government spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
No update on the return of bodies from Nigeria church collapse
Why Foreigners Prefer Nigerian Churches
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We’re taking everything and giving them nothing- Okon. - As Nigeria battles South Africa this evening in one of the semis of the ongoing Namibia 2014 AWC, coach of the Super Falcons, Edwin Okon has served assurances that his players know what is at stake and will win the tie. The free scoring Falcons go into the semi-final tie with a perfect record of […] http://ow.ly/2Pusaa
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African rivalries weaken UN hand against rebels in DRC

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
The history of MK is one of paradox and contradiction, of successes and failures. Get historical... Now R186.00 buy now. Kinshasa - Hundreds of Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are defying a six month ultimatum to disarm, ratcheting ...
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Dewani unshaken by shooting videos

News24 - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - British businessman Shrien Dewani did not flinch on Wednesday morning as the Western Cape High Court was shown police videos re-enacting the shooting of his wife Anni in a shuttle taxi.
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Mthembu still in ICU

Independent Online - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Copy of ca p6 Jackson Mthembu done INDEPENDENT MEDIA ANC MP Jackson Mthembu remains in the intensive care unit of a Witbank hospital after being shot and wounded in an armed robbery, the ruling party said.
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IFP wants premier's 'sweetheart' removed

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Fall of the ANC elaborates on the corruption, maladministration, incompetance and general... Was R187.00 Now R130.00 buy now. Johannesburg - KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu must remove his wife from her post as uThungulu district mayor, ...
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Northam launches R6.6bn empowerment deal

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - South African's Northam Platinum has agreed to a R6.6 billion deal with black shareholders that will see it increase its black ownership to over a third, the mid-tier platinum producer said on Wednesday.
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SAA to fire board members

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
South African Airways is planning to fire some of its board members at a meeting on Thursday. "One of the items on the agenda is the removal of some board members," government spokesperson Colin Cruywagen told Bloomberg News.
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South Africa Cuts Growth Forecast to 1.4%, Worst Since Recession

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
Workers hold placards as they demonstrate on the first day of a nationwide strike called by South Africa's National Union of Metalworkers to demand a pay raise and better working conditions, in Johannesburg, on July 1, 2014.
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Cape Town launches transport app

TechCentral - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cape Town has launched a smartphone app that merges the timetables, stops and stations of all the scheduled public transport services in the city.
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Review: Forza Horizon 2

iAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
I really loved the original Forza Horizon on Xbox 360 (review), so I was quite happy to hear that a sequel was coming to the Xbox One.

2015 Cape Epic route unveiled

SPORT24 - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - The Absa Cape Epic will return to the slopes of Table Mountain in 2015 when the rugged eight-day race's Prologue is staged from the University of Cape Town.
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TV obsession of the week: 5 shows you have to tune in to on M-Net Edge

Channel 24 - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cape Town - M-Net has just launched its brand new premium channel M-Net Edge (DStv channel 102). The line-up boasts a host of hot new series and some iconic classics.
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Preview: AmaTuks v Bloem Celtic

SPORT24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cape Town - University of Pretoria will be looking to end their winless run when they welcome Bloemfontein Celtic to the Tuks Stadium.
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Williams embarrassed by Halep defeat

Sport LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Serena Williams described her WTA Finals defeat against Simona Halep as "embarrassing" and likened her serve to a junior player.
Williams says she's 'nowhere near 100 percent'
Simon Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals in Singapore
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Super win: Simona Halep beats Serena Williams in WTA Finals - Halep took advantage of an error-strewn display from the defending champion to make it two wins out of two in the Red Group, coasting to a 6-0 6-2 victory in just 65 minutes. An out-of-sorts Williams was made to pay for 36 unforced errors and seven double faults as Halep beat a player ranked in the top three in the world for the first time at the ninth attempt. Eighteen-time grand-slam...
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Diski Challenge Team of the Week

SPORT24 - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - The battle for the MultiChoice Diski Challenge knockout round spots continued in match-day six last weekend. While Group B produced two quarterfinals, Group A is wide open as the four spots are still available.
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We have to be clinical - Whiteley

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Golden Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side needs to be clinical in all facets of their game if they are to walk away from Newlands as the 2014 Currie Cup champions.
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Tour de France organisers unveil 2015 route

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎11 minutes ago‎
One of the most exciting courses yet lies in wait for the yellow jersey hopefuls in next year's cycle race. Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali celebrates after winning the 10th edition of the Natourcriterium cycle race in Belgium in August.
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Absolute zero: copper cube gets close

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
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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US, China can tip balance in climate quest: Study

AsiaOne - ‎Oct 21, 2014‎
PARIS - The United States and China, the biggest greenhouse gas polluters, could reduce by a quarter the envisaged 2020 shortfall in emissions cuts required to curtail global warming, researchers said Tuesday.
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Bloemfontein S. Africa's Fattest, Saddest City: Bus. Day Says

Businessweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein's middle classes are the fattest and saddest of any of South Africa's six major cities, Business Day reported, citing Discovery Ltd.
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African safari holiday demands drops following Ebola outbreak

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Travel companies have revealed that bookings for African safari holidays have dropped by up to 70 per cent following the deadly Ebola outbreak.
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