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Naked woman hugs Madiba statue - ‎1 hour ago‎
An image found on Twitter of the naked woman in Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton. A woman caused a stir at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton on Monday when she removed her clothes and then embraced the Nelson Mandela statue.
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Grinder allegedly used to decapitate mom

Independent Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Portia Nyamakari had to wipe her eyes when she saw her daughter's body lying in a pool of blood. “I thought I was seeing things,” she recalled on Tuesday about the horrific discovery of her daughter Winette, who was decapitated.

British Doctors Warned To Check For Ebola

Sky News - ‎4 hours ago‎
UK medics are warned after an infected man travelled through a global hub and doctors working in Africa contract the virus. 8:02am UK, Wednesday 30 July 2014.
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Xinjiang township targeted by gang

Independent Online - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Xinjiang, China - A clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said on Wednesday after what authorities called a “terror attack” on a police station and township.
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Tony Abbott still battling for access to MH17 crash site as Ukraine conflict ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The Defence Minister in Kiev wears three stars on his shoulder. The Ukrainian army commander fighting rebels in the east has four stars.
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China's Xi reached deal with former leaders to investigate ex-security chief ...

The Globe and Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Two influential former Chinese leaders gave their consent for President Xi Jinping to investigate ex-domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, sources told Reuters, a sign the corruption probe will not open a rift in the ruling Communist Party.
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INSIGHT-Nigeria opens long-awaited battle of ideas against Boko Haram

Reuters - ‎41 minutes ago‎
... * Government to launch programme combating Boko Haram ideology. * Northern schools juggle Islam with secular "Western" education.
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Interpol offices burgled in South Africa

Capital FM Kenya - ‎12 minutes ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, July 30 - Thieves broke into Interpol's offices in the South African capital twice at the weekend and stole computers with data that could compromise investigations into international crime, according to police and local media.
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APC leaders are the : Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Fe

Codewit World News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
fani Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, yesterday came down hard on the All progressives Congress (APC), alleging that its northern members are sponsors of Boko Haram sect.
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Were the Chibok parents given N100 million? What do you think?

ynaija - ‎2 hours ago‎
A spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has denied claims that the President disbursed the sum of N100 million as compensation to parents of the abducted Chiboks girls.
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Krejcir judge fears for his life - ‎51 minutes ago‎
As reports emerge of a brazen robbery at the Interpol headquarters in Pretoria, it's understood security for the judge in Radovan Krejcir's trial has been stepped up after a knife was found in a consultation room and his windscreen was mysteriously cracked.
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Modise farm: NSPCA lays charges - ‎3 hours ago‎
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) has laid criminal charges of intimidation against National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson Thandi Modise's farm manager after he allegedly threatened officials who visited the ...

Woman's eyes gouged out for phone - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A 23-year-old Cape Town woman had her eyes gouged out, was choked and left for dead after she was robbed of her cellphone and earings.
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Man relives family's farm slaying

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stefan Schutte found the bodies of his mom, dad and brother. He told the court that he is battling to cope. Photo: Shan Pillay. Durban - The hate Stefan Schutte feels towards the killers of his mom, dad and younger brother terrifies him.
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ANC and EFF's war of words escalates

Independent Online - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - The war of words between the ANC and the Economic Freedom Fighters escalated on Tuesday, with the governing party accusing the EFF of using the same “paramilitary” tactics as the German fascist dictator Adolf Hitler to mobilise support.
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Barclays Africa Earnings Boosted by Investment-Banking Unit

Bloomberg - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Barclays Plc (BARC)'s South African unit said first-half profit climbed 10 percent after investment-banking earnings increased and credit impairments fell.
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Jobs grow slower than labour force

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
The unemployment rate rose to 25.5 percent in the second quarter from 25.2 percent in the prior one, indicating reticence by employers to increase their workforce, fuelled by the five-month strike in the platinum sector, data released by Statistics SA yesterday ...
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Eskom heading for a meltdown

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Eskom tower that collapsed in Slovoville, Soweto reportedly due to the theft of structural components. Photo: Dumisani Dube. Johannesburg - Eskom has one month to come up with a plan that makes “logical sense” that addresses its cash-flow problems ...
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Numsa on the Four Week Old Engineering Numsa Strike - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Numsa Special National Executive Committee (NEC) was convened yesterday, Sunday 27 July 2014, to update the union's structures on the progress made during negotiations in the Metals Engineering Industry Bargaining Council (MEIBC) this past ...
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BCX's new CEO will stay if takeover is approved

BDlive - ‎5 hours ago‎
BUSINESS Connexion's (BCX's) new CEO, Isaac Mophatlane, said on Tuesday he would not implement big changes at the company and intended staying on if the deal with Telkom was approved.
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Tshwane free WiFi hits phase two - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The City of Tshwane, in partnership with Project Isizwe, has kicked off phase two of its free WiFi initiative. The second phase will see 213 free WiFi hotspots being created at schools in Mamelodi, Atteridgeville and Soshanguve, Project Isizwe confirmed in a ...
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Instagram rolls out Bolt app - ‎1 hour ago‎
Surprisingly enough, the app is unavailable in the USA but has been launched in South Africa, Singapore and New Zealand, TechCrunch reported.
Instagram launches messaging app
This is Bolt, Instagram's new messaging app - by Ellis Hamburger
Ana Hoffman
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Evening buzz: The big reveal: Instagram’s one-tap photo-sharing app Bolt launches Instagram officially launched Bolt outside the U.S. today after a false start last week ( The app, which launched both for iOS and Android, is available in Singapore, South Africa, and New Zealand only those markets will test the product before it launches in the U.S. and the U.K. Here are the download links, although you won't be able to download it un...
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Wraps come off fashion week's burgeoning talent

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎19 hours ago‎
Some stalwarts again impressed at the Mercedes Benz Cape Town Fashion Week - but it was the young designers who got people talking.
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Kanye and Kim put baby plans on ice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kanye West wants to put his plans to have a second child with Kim Kardashian on ice. The New Slaves hitmaker, who has 13-month-old daughter North with the reality TV star, is reportedly stressed out by his wife's desire to expand their family as soon as ...

The Sharks take giant step towards transformation - ANC KZN

Politicsweb - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Sharks rugby team has taken a giant and commendable step towards the transformation of sport in South Africa by appointing Mr Tera Mtembu as its first black captain.
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Biff questions ICC rankings

SPORT24 - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Former captain Graeme Smith on Wednesday lauded the Proteas for regaining their ICC No 1 Test ranking ... suggesting it shouldn't have been taken away for a few months anyway.
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Bulls complete Cheetahs raid - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Blue Bulls have raided the Cheetahs' resources, signing four Bloemfontein-based players in a major clean-out. The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd on Tuesday confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets - Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss' signing.
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'Only dialogue can bring peace in Gaza'

Independent Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
South Africa's last president under white rule, former president FW de Klerk said the only way the fighting in the Middle East could stop was through dialogue.
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Great apes face extinction: conservationist

The New Age Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
"If we don't take action the great apes will disappear, because of both habitat destruction as well as trafficking," Goodall told AFP in an interview in Nairobi.
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Gauteng DoH still suffering from Brian Hlongwa's time in charge - Jack Bloom

Politicsweb - ‎19 hours ago‎
Madam Speaker, there have been eight changes in Health MEC since 1994, five of them in the last six years. We keep hearing about a turnaround plan, but the same problems persist.

The rash that took 11 months to cure

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Unprepared for multiple visits to a dermatology clinic, Julia Omiatek thought she could determine the cause of her vexing rash on her own.


Independent Online - 8 minutes ago