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Gigaba may delay implementation of FICA bill, DA warns

News24 - ‎15 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba may delay the implementation of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) Bill, which it describes as one of the most important legislative weapons in the fight ...
Parly committee welcomes Fica Bill signing
Mixed reaction from opposition after Fica Bill is signed into law
Banking Association 'relieved' Fica finally signed into law
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Hawks distances themselves from published names on hit list

Eyewitness News - ‎Apr 28, 2017‎
Gupta-owned news channel ANN7 has been broadcasting a list of people it claims coup suspect Elvis Ramosebudi planned to kill. Elvis Ramosebudi in the Johannesburg magistrates court.
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Classy Crusaders run Cheetahs ragged

Sport24 - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The Crusaders maintained their winning streak when they beat the Cheetahs 48-21 (half-time 22-7) in a Super Rugby encounter in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
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Zuma likely to be booed if he attends May Day rally, says analyst

Citizen - ‎21 hours ago‎
President Jacob Zuma attends a luncheon for world leaders during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 20 September 2016.
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2 people killed in separate Kempton Park accidents

Eyewitness News - ‎13 hours ago‎
In one incident, emergency services say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle, with the driver fleeing the scene. FILE: Picture: Twitter @Netcare911_sa.
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Pirates down Chippa to move into top 8

Sport24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
Soweto - Goals from Thamsanqa Gabuza and Thabo Matlaba enabled Orlando Pirates to claim a 2-1 win over Chippa United at Orlando Stadium on Saturday evening.
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ANC in dark times – Lindiwe Sisulu

News24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu addresses the opening of new ANC branch in Keiskammahoek near King William's Town, where she has been nominated to run for the ANC presidency in December.
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EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance

News24 - ‎11 hours ago‎
Brussels - European Union leaders unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels on Saturday in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain.

Nyesom Wike Police IG is after my life - Rivers Governor alleges

Pulse Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Rivers Governor also alleged that the IGP has received directives to silence him by all means. Published: 29.04.2017; Chika Ebuzor.
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Ikoyigate: Dispute over disclosure of $43m

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
As the committee set up by the Presidency to investigate the circumstances surrounding the placement and subsequent discovery of $43m said to belong to the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, at a private apartment on Osborne Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, ...
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Goodluck Jonathan, the accused trying the judge in his own courtroom

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
I thought former Nigeria leader Goodluck Jonathan was writing his biography. It turns out the former president has been busy writing revisionist history instead.

Maximizing Ogun's potential as industrial hub

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
One is almost tempted to suggest to school heads to take secondary school students on a “formal” excursion to the various sites of construction across Ogun State for practical learning.
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WEF is a chance to woo investors

Independent Online - ‎14 hours ago‎
Durban - With more than 1 000 influential delegates expected to descend on Durban for the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa conference next week, the government is gearing up for a charm offensive to woo and assure investors of the stability of the ...
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Mathews Phosa accepts nomination for ANC president

News24 - ‎8 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa on Saturday accepted the nomination for ANC president from ANC ward 52 at the Langa Sports complex in Cape Town, saying he can only accept the nomination if he is supported by a leadership that has ...
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#Bronkhorstspruit: Do not harbour ill feelings, says Lesufi

Independent Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Bronkhorstspruit - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Saturday urged members of the public not to harbour ill feelings against the family of Amos Mnguni, the driver of a minibus taxi who died in an accident along with 18 school pupils and another ...
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Egypt considering $1.5-2 bln Eurobond in coming weeks -finance minister

Reuters Africa - ‎6 hours ago‎
CAIRO, April 29 (Reuters) - Egypt is considering a $1.5-2 billion Eurobond offering in the coming weeks, finance minister Amr El Garhy said in a telephone interview with private television channel CBC on Saturday.
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Apple, Qualcomm in 'all-out war'

TechCentral - ‎9 hours ago‎
Apple has cut off billions of dollars in payments to Qualcomm, turning a contract dispute into what one analyst called an "all-out war" that has forced the chip supplier to slash forecasts given only days ago.

First Quantum swings to Q1 loss on increased tax charge

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - ‎Apr 28, 2017‎
VANCOUVER (miningweekly.com) - Base metals producer First Quantum Minerals has swung to an adjusted loss of $29-million, or $0.04 a share, during the first quarter ended March 31, as no tax credit was recognised regarding losses realised under a ...
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Iran gets positive output cut signals from OPEC, NON-OPEC states

Reuters Africa - ‎11 hours ago‎
TEHRAN, April 29 (Reuters) - Iran's Oil Minister said on Saturday OPEC and non-OPEC countries had given positive signals for an extension of output cuts, which Tehran would also back.
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A new gadget from Amazon wants to help you pick out your outfit

Times Herald-Record - ‎12 hours ago‎
Soon, Amazon's voice assistant will be able to answer your most burning question: Alexa, does this make my butt look big? Amazon on Wednesday announced the Echo Look, a $200 voice-activated camera that will take full-length pictures of your outfits, ...
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And finally: Amazon's screen-enabled Echo is coming next month

Wareable - ‎2 hours ago‎
Another week gone, another seven days to reflect on. This week Amazon announced a brand new Echo with a camera called the Look that really, really wants to be your fashion consultant.
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I Took My Nintendo Switch To A Bar, And I Was Surprised By What Happened

Forbes - ‎9 hours ago‎
A thought crossed my mind as the hour wound toward the happy on a sunny Friday afternoon. I had expressed a certain sentiment many times in articles here at Forbes about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and the Nintendo Switch.

Expat Tales: Following her heart to South Africa

Stuff.co.nz - ‎10 hours ago‎
The first time it was love for people and social justice - I came over to work at the Oxfam Australia office in South Africa in 2014.
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Joseph Fiennes: 'My portrayal of Michael Jackson should not have been axed'

YOU.co.za - ‎13 hours ago‎
Actor Joseph Fiennes has defended his portrayal of Michael Jackson in the cancelled Urban Myths. Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com. Actor Joseph Fiennes has defended his portrayal of Michael Jackson in the cancelled Urban Myths, insisting the project was ...
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Couple post loved-up selfie – but the Internet FREAKS out after spotting something really bizarre in the background

OK! Magazine - ‎18 hours ago‎
When this Twitter user posted a cute selfie with his girlfriend on social media, he'd probably hoped to get a few comments and likes.
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Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Anthony Joshua emerged victorious from the biggest post-war boxing bout held on British soil by knocking out Wladimir Klitschko in front of a 90,000 crowd.
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Stormers player ratings - Carr and Kolisi the only good performers

Independent Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
CAPE TOWN - The Stormers suffered a third consecutive defeat and and conceded 50 points for the second game in a row against the Highlanders on Friday.
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SuperSport sneak late draw against Chiefs

Sport24 - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nelspruit - A late strike by Aubrey Modiba and a first half goal by Mandla Masango denied Kaizer Chiefs the full three points as SuperSport United claimed a 2-2 draw at Mbombela Stadium on Saturday evening.
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Kings put woeful Rebels to the sword

Sport24 - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cape Town - The Southern Kings claimed their second consecutive Australian Super Rugby scalp after thumping the Melbourne Rebels in Port Elizabeth on Saturday night.
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SpaceX Falcon 9 set for first NRO mission with NROL-76

NASASpaceflight.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
SpaceX will conduct its first dedicated launch for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Sunday, with a Falcon 9 carrying out the NROL-76 mission.
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Space: The Final Homework Frontier

Newsweek - ‎12 hours ago‎
Bacteria are a vexing problem for astronauts. The microorganisms that colonize our bodies grow uncontrollably on surfaces of the International Space Station, so astronauts spend hours cleaning them up each week.
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Girl Scalped in Carnival Ride Accident Says 'My Scars Don't Define Me'

TIME - ‎10 hours ago‎
Nearly a year after suffering a horrific injury on a carnival ride, 12-year-old Elizabeth Gilreath is speaking publicly about her recovery.
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Health safety focus

Fiji Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
PERMANENT secretary for the Health and Medical Services Ministry Phillip Davies says the ministry seeks to ensure the safety of its workers from people who use their smartphones to film their staff members while doing their work.
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Liberia to Send Blood Samples Abroad in Latest Disease Outbreak

AllAfrica.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Monrovia - Liberia does not have the capacity to diagnose the latest disease outbreak which has already killed at least 11 persons in Sinoe County.
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Tick season: Tracking the pesky buggers

CBC.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
A biology professor at Bishop's University is asking for the public's help to identify where ticks are crawling around in Quebec.
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