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EFF to disrupt Sona if Zuma continues his no-show

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Floyd Shivambu has warned Baleka Mbete that if President Zuma does not come to Parliament the EFF will disrupt his state of the nation address.
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Comparing Hofmeyr to a venereal disease defamatory: Roodt

Times LIVE - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Puppet Chester Missing and puppeteer Conrad Koch attacked and defamed Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr on social media, the Randburg Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday.
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Why the AG didn't raise Nkandla alarm

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The reason the auditor general (AG) did not raise the alarm over spending on Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home was because evidence of the misappropriation of funds had been hidden, Beeld reported.
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World stunned by Hughes' death

Independent Online - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Sydney - Players and politicians expressed shock and grounds fell silent on Thursday as the cricket world plunged into mourning after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.
Cricket-A sport left heartbroken by death of Hughes
Phillip Hughes dead: A personality cricketer who had a good life in the game
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The worst accidents in Cricket Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, 25, passed away on Thursday after failing to recover from severe head injuries suffered when he was struck by a bouncer during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. We take a look at some of cricket’s worst accidents. In pictures- http://mintne.ws/1FtzTFv #PhilHughes  
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Hong Kong student leaders banned from Mong Kok protest site

The Hindu - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Two Hong Kong student leaders were banned from a large area in Mong Kok as a condition of bail on Thursday after they were arrested during scuffles with police who cleared one of the largest protest sites that have choked the city for weeks.
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Heckling and howls at ANCYL conference

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - A cacophony of boos, heckling and howling echoed through the University of Johannesburg's Soweto campus on Wednesday as rival ANC Youth League (ANCYL) factions squared off during the organisation's consultative conference.
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Suicide bomber targets British vehicle in Afghanistan

Washington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber attacked a British Embassy vehicle in the eastern part of the Afghan capital Thursday, killing at least five and injuring more than 30, according to law enforcement.
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No Election in Thailand Seen Until 2016

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGKOK—. Authorities in Thailand, which is under martial law and being run by a retired general, said they do not foresee holding elections next year as originally promised.
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Police to deploy enough officers at PF general conference

postzambia.com - ‎33 minutes ago‎
INSPECTOR General of Police Stella Libongani says police will deploy enough officers to the PF general conference in Kabwe this Saturday.
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Namibia's ruling SWAPO party set to dominate Friday poll

euronews - ‎1 hour ago‎
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia's ruling SWAPO party was expected to extend its near quarter-century in power in elections on Friday as voters and investors looked for a steady hand to guide the uranium and diamond-producer through a global ...
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Uhuru Defends Security Operations in Places of Worship

Capital FM - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta says the crackdown on places of worship that spread inciting messages or are used to store weapons will continue while stressing the need for religious leaders to take responsibility for what goes on their organisations.
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Basson's legal team to challenge petition

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
FILE: Section 27 brought forward a petition signed by 230 professors calling for him to be barred from practicing. Picture:AFP. Section 27 · Wouter Basson · Health Professions Council of South Africa HPCSA · Wouter Basson found guilty · Mark Haywood ...
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DA welcomes cleaner attack charges

iAfrica.com - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the charges against three of the men who allegedly attacked and racially abused cleaner Delia Adonis in Claremont.
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Municipal by-election results in

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - The African National Congress won 26 of 31 municipal wards in by-elections this week, according to results on the Electoral Commission of SA's (IEC) website.
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It's not good enough, says Auditor-General

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Government departments and state entities have come under fire from the Auditor-General for poor performance and failing to jack up their systems to comply with the law in the issuing of tenders.
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African Bank receives offer for suspended preference shares

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The holders of preference shares are at risk of losing their capital - but now there is an offer to acquire all of them. African Bank first issued preference shares in 2005, enabling black investors to buy a stake in the bank to make up for economic exclusion ...
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SABMiller, Coca-Cola, GFI to create African bottler

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON - SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments (GFI) are combining their soft drinks bottling operations in South and East Africa to create a group with $2.9bn in revenue across 12 fast-growing markets.
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EMERGING MARKETS-Weak oil depresses assets in Russia, Middle East

Reuters Africa - ‎42 minutes ago‎
LONDON Nov 27 (Reuters) - Oil's lurch to a new four-year low on Thursday sent growing tremors through the financial markets of Russia and energy-reliant economies in the Middle East.
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Mabindu takes Shanduka stake as Ramaphosa exits

Independent Online - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Mabindu Trust secured a 49.5 percent stake in Shanduka after South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa disposed of his interest in the holding company he founded.
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Ash emissions not due to lack of maintenance says Eskom

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
High ash emissions from the Lethabo power station in the Vaal Triangle due to conveyer belt failure was not caused by a lack of maintenance, Eskom said.

Fastest finger to solve colourful puzzle

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Many of us at some time have been frustrated at trying to solve the Rubik's Cube. And if you, like Feliks Zemdegs, are among the few who can solve the colour-coded puzzle quickly, you're probably seldom without it.
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Eric Schmidt's European charm offensive falls flat as political backlash against ...

VentureBeat - ‎28 minutes ago‎
For the past several months, Google chairman Eric Schmidt seemed to be just about everywhere in Europe where the search giant is under siege across a number of fronts.
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Cell C banner changed again

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - It may look different, but it's still the same complaint. The billboard that caused a stir when it was first seen earlier this month berating cellular network Cell C has changed once again.
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Kelly Khumalo picking up the pieces

Eyewitness News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Khumalo says she can't focus on what people are saying or thinking about her right now. Afro-Pop singer Kelly Khumalo. Picture: Facebook.
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Kanye West caused a flight delay and didn't even bother apologising for it

Channel 24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Los Angeles - Kanye West delayed an aeroplane flight and refused to apologise to fellow passengers. The hip-hop superstar was travelling from Paris, France to Helsinki, Finland on Tuesday and despite boarding the plane late, he declined the chance to ...
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Troughton: Draw a fair result

Sport24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cape Town - University of Pretoria joint head coach Sammy Troughton believes his side were full value for their 0-0 draw with Orlando Pirates on Wednesday.
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Fourie retires from Bok duty

iAfrica.com - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Centre Jaque Fourie has joined fellow World Cup winner Bakkies Botha in deciding to quit the international stage. Fourie, on the Union Sports Group player management agency's official website, confirmed that he will no longer be available for Springbok ...
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Bale: Real Madrid must not get carried away

Goal.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A single Cristiano Ronaldo strike was enough for Madrid to bag the full three points in Switzerland, but Bale has insisted that they must keep their intensity up if they are to keep the run going.

Eagle Omeruo wants to wear blue

SuperSport - ‎3 hours ago‎
Nigeria international defender, Kenneth Omeruo has exclusively told supersport.com that he will not be playing for English championship club, Middlesbrough next season.
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The ABCs of bees

Ottawa Citizen - ‎15 hours ago‎
There has been a lot of buzzing about bees in the last while. Seems everyone has an opinion about the potential banning of a certain classification of pesticides called “neonics” which, arguably, may be responsible for the drastic reduction in bee populations ...
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The 10 most bizarre things sent into space

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tandoori lamb chop. Armed with a weather balloon, a GoPro and a tandoori lamb chop, novelist Nikesh Shukla attempted to send curried meat where none had gone before.
DNA could survive suborbital space
DNA can survive critical conditions in space
DNA 'surprise' for space scientists
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DNA Can Survive Reentry from Space "If a cascade of meteors struck Earth billions of years ago, could they have deposited genetic blueprints and forged an indelible link between Earth and another planet?   Perhaps. Although that puzzling question remains unanswered, scientists have uncovered a new clue that suggests it is possible for DNA to withstand the extreme heat and pressure it would encounter when entering our atmosphere from space....
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