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'Taxpayers paying for ANC parcels'

iAfrica.com - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The ANC and the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) may be taken to court for allegedly abusing state resources. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has accused the ruling party of distributing food parcels funded by taxpayers at ANC election rallies.
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More Crew Members Detained in Korean Ferry Investigation

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
JINDO, South Korea - Prosecutors detained four more crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry on Monday as they raced to unravel the mysteries surrounding the sinking, which left more than 300 people dead or missing in one of the country's ...

The coalition conundrum: Who will govern?

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Speculation of the opposition forming coalitions in Gauteng and the Northern Cape continues but the ANC is confident it will secure every province.
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Politicians give their lives to God during Prophet Owuor's crusade

The Standard Digital News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Eldoret, Kenya: The final day of the self-proclaimed Prophet David Owuor's mega thanksgiving prayer meeting in Eldoret hit a climax with political leaders submitting their lives to God.
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Ukraine conflict: Fatal Sloviansk attack to be investigated

BBC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Ukraine says it will launch an investigation into a fatal shooting in the east of the country which has raised tension with Russia further.
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UN Says Deadly Attack On South Sudan Base May Be 'War Crime'

Bernama - ‎2 hours ago‎
JUBA, April 21 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- The United Nations Security Council has said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South Sudan where thousands of civilians were sheltering may 'constitute a war crime'.
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France raises concern of new chemical attacks by Syria's Assad

Fox News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
April 11, 2014: In this image made from amateur video, provided by Shams News Network, a loosely organized anti-Assad group based in and out of Syria that claim not to have any connection to Syrian opposition parties or any other states, and is consistent ...
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42 die as coach rams into trailer

DAWN.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
SUKKUR: Forty-two people were killed and 27 others injured when a passenger coach rammed into a trailer on the National Highway in Sangi area near Pano Akil on Sunday.
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Tutu: CAR on brink of genocide

Independent Online - ‎20 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The Central African Republic (CAR) is on the brink of genocide and the power now lies with its citizens to end the political turmoil, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said on Sunday.
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Zambia prays for Easter reconciliation, peace

Turkish Press - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
LUSAKA - As Zambia's Christians join the rest of the world in celebrating Easter, President Michael Sata urged them to use the spirit of Easter to enhance peace and reconciliation.
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Poll: South African Ruling Party Likely To Win Two-Thirds Majority In Polls

Bernama - ‎4 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, April 21 (Bernama) -- South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is poised to win a two-thirds majority in the upcoming general elections on May 7, Xinhua news agency reports citing a survey.
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Only voters can say ANC has problem - Ramaphosa

News24 - ‎11 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday down-played problems that have engulfed the party and said only voters can say there is a problem.
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ANCYL: Not voting would be blasphemy

News24 - ‎10 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Not voting in the forthcoming elections would be blasphemy, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) said in a statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial speech.
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Protector to probe Gauteng govt

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Public Protector's office has confirmed it's launched a preliminary investigation into allegations that the ANC has been using state resources to fund its election campaign.
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Mdluli Saga - Mthethwa and Phiyega Should Be Investigated

AllAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The DA welcomes the ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) that charges against suspended police intelligence boss Richard Mdluli be upheld.
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Western Cape Easter death toll rises to five

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAPA. While roads in the province remained quiet, high traffic volumes are expected along the N1, N2 and N7 on Monday.(SABC). Tags: Easter · Western Cape · Kenny Africa · Delft · Cape Flats · Curnick Ndlovu · Kwamashu · KwaZulu-Natal · ER24 · Werner ...

South Africa's 'spaza' shops suffer as big retail rolls in

Reuters Canada - ‎21 hours ago‎
By David Dolan. SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - In this corner of South Africa's black township of Soweto, the biggest building used to be the Catholic church.
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Respect legitimate wage demands

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
With the continuing strike in the mining industry, all the pressure is on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Amcu, to be reasonable, and call off the action.

Joburg reinvents itself as Africa's hotspot

Moneyweb.co.za - ‎11 hours ago‎
Jozi is changing its image from an ugly crime-ridden city to a dynamic and exciting place to be. In the long-abandoned Maboneng neighbourhood of Johannesburg in South Africa, old industrial buildings now mingle with trendy cafes and fashion shops.

Survey spots pricing trends of the big five

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - While consumers are becoming more conscious of how they are spending their money, the JPMorgan South African supermarket pricing survey offers a road map on who is the cheapest retailer among the big five.

Vietnam index edges up at midday, Masan Group leads

Business Recorder - ‎38 minutes ago‎
image HANOI: Vietnam's benchmark VN Index edged up 0.16 percent at midday on Monday, reversing a deep loss on Friday, with food processing firm Masan Group Corp leading the market.

Day of reckoning for SA's mobile operators

TechCentral - ‎20 hours ago‎
Nashua Mobile could be just the first of more victims to come as the result of the blood-letting now taking place in South Africa's cellular industry.
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Authorities target busy roads to stem Easter accidents

eNCA - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
The Road Traffic Management Corporation says motorists going on holiday and people travelling to religious gatherings are the reason why the Easter weekend is the busiest period on the country's roads.
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P-Square set to break up?

Johannesburg Sunday World - ‎20 hours ago‎
The rumour mill is ablaze with news that the Nigerian group P-Square is set to break up. Tweet. After over 10 years of hard work, it's over.
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Easter Sunday observed

The News International - ‎2 hours ago‎
VARIOUS churches in Lahore observed Easter Sunday with special mass service, prayers, hymns and distribution of brightly painted Easter eggs among Christians.
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Amazulu, AmaTuks in stalemate

Independent Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
AmaZulu's chances of claiming a top-eight Premiership finish suffered a blow after they were held to a goalless draw against University of Pretoria.
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Baxter blasts his critics

KickOff - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter insists he fielded a 'good enough team', despite losing 2-1 to Asec Mimosas on Sunday afternoon at Dobsonville Stadium in a CAF Confederations Cup clash.

Schwalger news a blow but Hurricanes say there's depth

Radio New Zealand - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The former All Black prop John Schwalger will miss the remainder of the Super Rugby season after being diagnosed with blood clots on his lungs.
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Mars orbiter snaps photo of Curiosity rover, possible drilling target

CBS News - ‎Apr 18, 2014‎
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and tracks from its driving are visible in this view from orbit, acquired on April 11, 2014, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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Scientists produce thinnest feasible membrane

Times of India - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
LONDON: Scientists have produced a new nano-membrane, made out of the 'super material' graphene, which is over 100,000 times thinner than the diameter of a human hair.
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Keeping fit could cut the risk of catching flu, Study

Canada News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Doing vigorous exercise for at least 2.5 hours a week reduces your chances of experiencing a flu-like illness by around 10%, according to preliminary results from Flusurvey, the online flu study run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
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A politician, a cop and a pharmacist walk into a pot farm …

Toronto Star
Apr 18, 2014
Written by
Tim Alamenciak
The province's former Liberal health minister, George Smitherman, is getting into the pot game with a Markham pharmacist and a former deputy chief of the Toronto police.
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