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Jordaan: Calls to quit Safa desperate

Independent Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cape Town - National soccer boss Danny Jordaan yesterday dismissed as “desperate” opposition parties' calls for him to step down once officially appointed Port Elizabeth mayor.
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No arrests yet in Trevor Noah's cousin's murder

News24 - ‎11 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - KwaZulu-Natal police were still investigating the murder of comedian Trevor Noah's cousin and had not arrested anybody yet, spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said on Sunday.
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John F. Nash Jr., Mathematician Whose Life Story Inspired 'A Beautiful Mind ...

New York Times - ‎50 minutes ago‎
John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize in 1994 for work that greatly extended the reach and power of modern economic theory and whose decades-long descent into severe mental illness and eventual recovery were the subject of a ...
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The Kimye pictures you've never seen - ‎47 minutes ago‎
KIM Kardashian and Kanye West exchanged vows one year ago and clearly the honeymoon phase is still in full swing. The reality TV star celebrated her anniversary to the Stronger rapper over the weekend and shared some never-before-seen wedding ...
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Fears of flash floods fears as blocked Nepalese river flows again

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A river dammed up by a huge landslide in Nepal's northwest has begun flowing again but the risks of flash floods are not over yet, police said yesterday.
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Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Reuters Africa - ‎11 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of ...
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Unable to halt migrants, Tripoli demands help

The Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
TRIPOLI: Europe cannot halt the deadly traffic of African migrants across the Mediterranean unless it ends a boycott of forces that have seized power in the Libyan capital and helps authorities there cope, the de facto government in Tripoli said.
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Handing Over Nation in Crisis: Opposition

NDTV - ‎6 hours ago‎
Abuja: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a country in its worst-ever state, the main opposition said on Sunday, as fuel shortages and economic woes crippled the nation.
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UPDATE 4-Libyan government warplanes attack oil tanker docked at Sirte

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
(Adds fire on tanker extinguished, risk of oil spill, details). SIRTE, Libya May 24 (Reuters) - Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials ...
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Inside Burundi's attempted coup

Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Apart from fears Burundi could return to another civil war similar to the 13-year long one that ended in 2006, many point to the Burundi instability as a reminder of what danger lurks when leaders seek to unconstitutionally cling onto power.
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Lip service will not address graft and insecurity, Raila tells President

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee government of not doing enough to fight corruption.
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US embassy has requested Kashamu's extradition –NDLEA

Daily Sun - ‎40 minutes ago‎
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLA) yesterday said a formal request for extradition of Senator-elect, Prince Buruji Kashamu, has been received from the embassy of the United States of America.

Orphaned lions fighting fit

Independent Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
Port Elizabeth - Shireen, Lara and Robin, the three orphaned young lions nursed back to health by rangers after their mother died in the Addo Elephant National Park, have taken their next step towards returning to the wild.

Toxic bread? Please use your loaf

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
Roundup Ready has been on the market for more than 40 years in more than 130 countries as the herbicide market leader. File photo.

Japan Inc not as keen as Abe government on nuclear power -Reuters poll

Reuters UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
... * Most firms see nuclear power having lesser role than govt target. * All Japan reactors are offline in wake of Fukushima disaster.
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Eskom starts Sunday with power cuts

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Eskom implemented stage 1 load shedding, or up to 1 000 megawatts of power cuts, on Sunday morning, it announced in a statement.
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Dubai stocks decline as real estate shares drop

The Daily Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
DUBAI: Real estate and construction companies dragged Dubai's stocks to the lowest in five weeks as gauges across the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council retreated.
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'Air-bags to make cycle helmets obsolete'

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Hövding is worn as a padded collar around the neck. Sensors monitor the wearer's movements and if they detect a serious impact a protective air bag inflates around the head in a tenth of a second.
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Addis talks target ICT bottlenecks

East African Business Week - ‎7 hours ago‎
KAMPALA, Uganda - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is the key to improving education which will boost economic growth across Africa.
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Nvidia "completely sabotaged" Witcher 3's performance

Gameplanet - ‎4 hours ago‎
AMD is claiming that competitor Nvidia purposefully sabotaged the performance of The Witcher 3 on its hardware. The accusations stem from the inclusion of Nvidia's HairWorks technology in the game.
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SABC News Channel Extends Its Footprint in Africa - ‎15 hours ago‎
President Jacob Zuma on Friday officially launched the expansion of the 24-hour SABC News Channel 404 to other countries on the continent.
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`Boxer fetished` Justin Bieber won't repeat underwears

Zee News - ‎15 hours ago‎
London: Justin Bieber has revealed the most bizarre fact about him, that he doesn't wear boxers more than once. The 'Baby' hitmaker, who is the face of underwearbrand Calvin Klein, admitted that the brand often sends him a lot of boxers, but he throws them ...
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Krasnodar win to stay in UCL race

SuperSport - ‎4 hours ago‎
FC Krasnodar boosted their chances of making the Champions League qualifiers with a hard-fought 2-1 win over visitors Rostov on Sunday.
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Radamel Falcao: Manchester United decide not to sign striker

BBC Sport - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manchester United have decided not to keep Radamel Falcao following the end of his season-long loan from Monaco. The Colombian missed Sunday's 0-0 draw with Hull due to injury and scored just four goals in 29 appearances.
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Schweinsteiger coy on United rumours

SuperSport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bastian Schweinsteiger was coy about rumours Manchester United are set to bid for him with a year left on his contract as Bayern Munich celebrated theirBundesliga title on Sunday.
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Keshi names Enyeama, 14 others for Chad

SuperSport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi has named captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama and 14 overseas-based players for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Chad on June 13 in Kaduna.
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Super-charged Lions tame Cheetahs

Independent Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein - Lions boss Johan Ackermann has been seeking an 80-minute performance from his players all season and they finally delivered in emphatic fashion in Bloemfontein last night.
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Genome editing: what the future holds

Independent Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Washington - Every human genome contains the blueprints for building a person, a library of roughly 20 000 genes that encode everything from eye colour to cancer risk.
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Hunting Supernovas with Supercomputers

insideHPC - ‎13 hours ago‎
Simulation of the expanding debris from a supernova explosion (shown in red) running over and shredding a nearby star (shown in blue).
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Pharma firms get blame for shortages

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has admitted that his department is facing medicine shortages, which he blamed on cynical business practices and cuts in global supply.
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Cape Town battles teen pregnancy

Independent Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The City of Cape Town said on Sunday is was winning the battle against teenage pregnancies and was focused on expanding its programme to reach more young people in a bid to reduce the teenage pregnancy figure further.
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