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Mandela's will: Who gets what

News24 - ‎15 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Former South African president and world famous icon Nelson Mandela's entire inheritance has been allocated to his beneficiaries as was requested in his will, former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke announced on Friday.
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AKA continues to dish out the dirt: I can't even enter the complex to pick up my daughter these days

Sowetan Live (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
In addition to lambasting his former flame‚ DJ Zinhle‚ during a telling Twitter rant‚ an irate AKA has revealed more details of their nasty split and his rocky relationship with his mother - who he claims is closer to Zinhle.
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Bernie Sanders: Trump Presidency a Danger to the World

Daily Beast - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The Democratic candidate for president took to HBO to express his true feelings about #ChickenTrump. Just as the hashtag #ChickenTrump trended on Twitter on Friday evening thanks to power Bernie backers like Sarah Silverman, Vermont senator Bernie ...
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No new signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash as search intensifies

Eyewitness News - ‎10 hours ago‎
It's been more than a week after the Airbus A320 crashed on 19 May with 66 people on board. An image grab taken from a video uploaded on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian.
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Turkey slams US 'hypocrisy' for backing Kurdish militia in Syria

DAWN.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
ANTALYA: Turkey on Friday accused the United States of hypocrisy after US commandos in Syria were pictured supporting a major ground offensive led by a Kurdish militia branded a terror group by Ankara.
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North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chase

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea on Saturday threatened to fire at South Korean warships if they cross a disputed western sea border, a day after the South's navy fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships that briefly crossed the boundary.
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French unions call for stepped-up action over labour law

eNCA - ‎21 hours ago‎
A man holds a bouquet of flowers and a torch as he faces riot police during a demonstration against the government's planned labour reform, on May 26, 2016 in Lyon, central eastern France.

China's move likely to stoke regional tensions

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
China will turn contested islands in the South China Sea into pleasure-trip destinations for "patriotic" tourists, state-media said Friday, in a move likely to further stoke regional tensions.
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Buhari's winnowing fork sets governance on new path

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
AT the formative stage of the All Progressives Congress (APC), no one thought that President Muhammadu Buhari could become the flag bearer of the party, let alone winning last year's presidential election.
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N23bn Diezani bribe: 11 INEC officials admit receiving N120m

The Punch - ‎4 hours ago‎
Eleven officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission who supervised the 2015 general elections in Gombe State have admitted to receiving N120m out of the N23bn ($115m) allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, ...
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Children's Day: Saraki, Dogara, Govs, Declare Zero Tolerance For Child Abuse

Leadership Newspapers - ‎2 hours ago‎
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of he House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and some state governors declared yesterday that perpetrators of child rights abuse will henceforth face severe sanctions.
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Appeal Court dashes Rawal's CJ dreams

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulates Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal after she was sworn in at State House on June 3, 2013. Looking on is Chief Justice Willy Mutunga /PSCU.
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Protest over candidates list mischievous: Mantashe

Independent Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Pretoria - The protest by scores of disgruntled African National Congress (ANC) members from Kimberley in Northern Cape at the party's national list conference in Pretoria was laced with mischief, secretary-general Gwede Mantashe said on Friday.
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Gauteng pins its hopes on Expropriation Bill

Independent Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The Gauteng provincial government is banking on the signing of the controversial Expropriation Bill into law to meet its land needs and to drive its massive infrastructure programmes.
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Home Affairs officials among 50 arrested at Beitbridge border

Eyewitness News - ‎11 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - Over 50 people, including Home Affairs officials, have been arrested for fraud and corruption at the Beitbridge border post in Musina, Limpopo.
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14 arrested in major social grant fraud syndicate

Eyewitness News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Hawks says the suspected mastermind behind the operation, and who was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport earlier today, is from KwaZulu-Natal.
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SA's vehicle production may climb almost 50% by 2020

Independent Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - South Africa's automotive-manufacturing industry has the potential to boost production by almost 50 percent to at least 900 000 vehicles a year by 2020, if the government maintains stable and supportive policies and the sector avoids ...
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Expect big fuel price increase in June

Independent Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
South Africans must prepare to pay around 52 cents a litre more for petrol and an additional 78 cents for diesel, the Automobile Association said.
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ArcelorMittal's Saldanha plant to keep running

Bizcommunity.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
ArcelorMittal SA fears a disaster for the country if the primary steel industry collapses, as the sector underpins national economic growth and social development.
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Banking via your Twitter DM?

DestinyMan - ‎15 hours ago‎
ChatBanking is what Absa is calling its newest digitally focused banking experience, which will allow users who are active on social media to transact through Twitter.
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Separated at birth: Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

The Star Online - ‎May 25, 2016‎
With both virtual reality headsets having launched early this year, a member of the VR team at HTC partner Valve has traced out the common ground between the Vive and Oculus VR's groundbreaking Rift.
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Safaricom announces aggressive youth campaign

ITWeb Africa - ‎16 hours ago‎
The telco says 25% of its marketing budget has been used to conceptualise, develop and launch the sub-brand aimed at users aged 26 years and younger.
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iPhones and Android devices at risk from USB data hacking threat

Inquirer - ‎14 hours ago‎
SECURITY ALARM bell ringer Kaspersky has warned against charging your smartphone via public USB outlets and even your own PC or Mac.
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Ad of the Day: How Good Is This Vacuum? You Can Climb a Skyscraper With Its Suction

Adweek - ‎13 hours ago‎
We'd like to preface this story by saying "Don't try this at home," but we already know somebody—probably in Ukraine—is going to seize the opportunity anyway.
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SABC's non-coverage of violent protests compared to apartheid censorship

Eyewitness News - ‎12 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG - There's been wide-ranging criticism of the South African Broadcasting Corporation's (SABC) decision to stop showing visuals of property being destroyed by protesters, with some comparing it to media censorship during apartheid.
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Gillian Anderson Fights, Flirts, Blows Stuff Up in Fan Trailer for Jane Bond

The Mary Sue - ‎13 hours ago‎
Last weekend, a crafty fan made a poster of Gillian Anderson as the next James Bond, which Anderson herself then shared on Twitter.
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Yes I am a Christian and no I am not stupid!

News24 - ‎17 hours ago‎
I am tiered of people feeling like they can say what ever they want about Christians, that they can make fun of and joke about Christians, yet they would not dare do it to other faiths or denominations.
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Time ticking for Nadal, Federer

Sport24 - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Paris - Grand Slam warhorses Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are bracing for a battle against time, as well as the all-powerful figure of Novak Djokovic, if they are to add to their haul of majors.
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Zidane brushes off Materazzi well-wishes

SuperSport - ‎9 hours ago‎
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane swept aside references to his dramatic 2006 World Cup final sending-off and underlined his "belief" his side can beat Atletico Madrid to the Champions League trophy on Saturday.
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Stormers centre called up by Scotland

Independent Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Stormers centre Huw Jones is set to make his Test debut in the June international window after being called up by Scotland on Friday.
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Iheanacho downs Mali

SuperSport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria's Super Eagles started their two-games friendly campaign with a 1-0 win over Mali at the Stade Richon in Rouen on Friday.
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Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources kills 'space selfie' project

The Verge - ‎10 hours ago‎
Space exploration company Planetary Resources is scuttling a Kickstarter-backed project that would let backers take "selfies" via space telescope, after getting funding for a separate project.

The EU's Hard Choice: Climate Change or National Politics

Huffington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
J. J. Mitchell Sustainable investing strategist and thought-leader focusing on global environmental and socio-political issues. Last year's Paris Climate Agreement at COP21 marked a paradigm shift in the international response to climate change ...
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Elon Musk's SpaceX Live-Stream is his most surprising success

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
First, Elon Musk's SpaceX disrupted the aerospace industry with rockets that were designed to be reused. Now the company is turning heads with its internet live-streams.
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Reuters Science News Summary

Daily Mail - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Scientists for the first time have directly detected key organic compounds in a comet, bolstering the notion that these celestial objects delivered such chemical building blocks for life long ago to Earth and throughout the solar system.
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South Africans among the world's biggest drinkers

DestinyMan - ‎14 hours ago‎
According to the latest WHO report on World Health Statistics, South Africans hit the bottle more last year than in 2014, with the country's alcohol consumption rate peaking to 11,5 litres per capita per year, making SA the 19th biggest boozing nation ...
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Zika: Africa 'reasonably well prepared'

BBC News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Parts of West Africa are still reeling from the worst ever Ebola outbreak. But now they're bracing themselves for the next potentially devastating epidemic.
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Portable heart diagnostic invention wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Times LIVE - ‎16 hours ago‎
Cameroonian innovator Arthur Zang has won the second Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for his heart-monitoring device‚ the Cardio-Pad.
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Cameroon: Mvog-Ada Market, Yaounde - It Is Business as Usual

AllAfrica.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
Though prices of table birds dropped since two weeks ago, some customers were sceptical of news of the possible outbreak of Avian Flu.
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