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PICS: Rivals set aside differences to honour Peres

Independent Online - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Jerusalem - Under a white canopy on a forested hillside in the late summer sunshine, old friends and several adversaries brushed shoulders with one another on Friday as they mourned the death of Israeli statesman and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres.
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Rosetta spacecraft bound for comet tomb

Times LIVE - ‎32 minutes ago‎
European Space Agency's (ESA) staff Mattial Malmer poses with a comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko shape pillow at the European Space Agency's (ESA) headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany/.
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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

The Canberra Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Manila: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has likened himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in the latest of a series of rash outbursts that are alarming his country's allies in Asia, including the United States.
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The Latest: UN decries lack of health care in Syria's Aleppo

WHIO - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a member of Civil Defense displays the cluster bombs in the Khan Sheikhoun neighborhood of Idlib, Syria, Thursday, Sept.
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Hoboken crash highlights train travel's unseen world of risks

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
Tom Zoellner is the author of "Train: Riding the Rails that Created the Modern World -- From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief" (Penguin-Random House).
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R83k in birthday cash stolen from Winnie Mandela

Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives at her birthday celebreations at Vilakazi Street in Soweto, 25 September 2016. Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 on 26 September.
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The loss reported by the public broadcaster goes to the heart of the mandate problems of state-owned companies.

Mail & Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, in announcing at a Press conference at the Auckland Park HQ of the corporation a R411-million loss for the year to end-March, made it clear that profit was secondary.
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Just recycle 2012 manifesto – Mosquito taunts NPP

Citifmonline - ‎5 hours ago‎
The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has been taunting the New Patriotic Party (NPP), asking the leadership to just rehash its 2012 manifesto and present it to Ghanaians.
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Man gets community service after urinating on taxi driver

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cape Town - A former model and UCT student who hit the headlines for urinating on a taxi driver from the balcony of the Tiger Tiger nightclub has been sentenced to a three-year wholly suspended sentence, on condition that he performs 200 hours of ...
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Some Wits students complain over poll participation

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The university says most students received the poll, except for some who had their phones off. Students shut down Wits campus after Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande failed to deliver a. FILE: Students shut down Wits campus after Minister of ...

Ombudsman blasts Survé over 'exposé'

iAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Press Ombudsman of South Africa has torn into Iqbal Survé's Independent Media, finding that one of its articles caused “extreme harm” to the reputations of several journalists.
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Zimbabweans 'rescued from human trafficking ring'

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Polokwane - Limpopo police say they they believe that they rescued 37 Zimbabweans from a human trafficking syndicate and arrested taxi drivers transporting the victims.
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Tau wants municipalities to have a voice in Gauteng's legislature

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
The SA Local Government Association (Salga) in Gauteng will push for legislation to have the municipal umbrella body recognised as a member of the Gauteng legislature.
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Petrol to go up by 45c‚ diesel by 23c

Times LIVE - ‎5 hours ago‎
Only around eight cents of this month's increase will come from Rand weakness. It is oil strength which has been the major contributor.
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Nuclear tender could be delayed by consultations

Independent Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The government has expressed doubt that the request for proposals for the nuclear build programme will be advertised today as earlier suggested by Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson in Parliament.
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Mminele: SA growth 'woefully inadequate'

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - South Africa's flat-lining growth won't solve problems facing Africa's most industrialised economy and government needs to stabilise policies to reassure investors, Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Daniel Mminele said on Friday.
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SA girl's invention wins Google grand prize

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cape Town - A 16-year-old schoolgirl from Joburg has won the grand prize at the Google Science Fair for inventing a cheap way to combat drought using orange peels.
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SA vying to have priciest data amongst Brics nations

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
South Africa had the second-highest costs across the three price categories recorded in the study: 1GB‚ 2GB and 3GB. File photo.
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iPhone 7 and Watch Series 2 (available 14 Oct) prices confirmed

htxt.africa - ‎8 hours ago‎
iStore early this morning sent out two sneaky press releases announcing that the hotly anticipated iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, along with the Series 2 Apple Watch, will be available from the 14th of October in its stores countrywide.
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The Vive is incredible, but you don't need it just yet

Lazygamer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Right now, precisely none of the big Virtual Reality headsets is available in South Africa. The PlayStation VR is set to launch in many territories on October 13 - but those of us here at the Southern tip of Africa will have to wait until next year ...
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Destiny: Xur's Location and Exotics List for September 30 to October 2

Twinfinite - ‎2 hours ago‎
This week in Destiny, you'll find Xur, Agent of the Nine, hanging out near the jukebox in the Tower on Earth. First up, for Titans, Xur is selling the Armamentarium Exotic chest piece.

It's lit at the M&G's book fest

Mail & Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
How much has storytelling in South Africa changed over the past 100 years? The seventh annual M&G Literary Festival, affectionately known as Litfest, will explore that question in sessions ranging from fiction, nonfiction, editing and publishing to ...

EXCLUSIVE! US rapper Chance headed to SA

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
TMG Entertainment can on Friday exclusively reveal that US rapper Chance is set to perform in SA. Save & Share. Email · Print.
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This is an African endorsement deal, says Bonang Matheba as the new face of Ipanema

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mzansi's 'it' girl Bonang Matheba has bagged yet another 'African first' as the new ambassador for Brazilian shoe brand Ipanema.
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'Drama Queen' Bonang, 'Diva' Winnie for #ChevyFeathers2016

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
AT A young 80 years, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has been nominated in one of the most glamorous and irreverent award ceremonies in African.

Defending champion An takes first-round lead at Korea Open

Times of India - ‎Sep 29, 2016‎
INCHEON (South Korea): Defending champion An Byeong-Hun of South Korea on Thursday grabbed the first-round lead with a six-under-par 65 at the Asia Tour Korea Open.

ProGamesHub to make eSports football official

SuperSport - ‎4 hours ago‎
To say Nigerians are football crazy is an understatement. This is reflected by the fact that it participates in every know competition for both sexes.

Rivers Utd's foreign stars want CAF CL ticket

News24 Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Port Harcourt - Three foreign stars at Rivers United, Godbless Asamoah, Wilson Andoh and Guy Kuemian have expressed hope that the club claims at least a Caf Champions League ticket at the end of the current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) ...

Rangers try gaming technology to protect African wildlife

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The campaign to track down poachers and protect endangered species in Africa's embattled reserves is tapping into the technology used in the virtual world of online poker and other computer games.
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Africa finds its voice at CITES

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - As host nation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and flora (CITES) CoP17 conference, South Africa has prioritised its national agenda: issues around lion, rhino and elephant.
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Is violence in human genes?

iAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nature or nurture? The quest to understand why humans kill one another has occupied the minds of philosophers, sociologists and psychologists for centuries.
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Prepared to die: meet the people willing to risk their lives to visit Mars

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Elon Musk announced that he hoped to send manned missions to Mars by 2022. Photograph: HECTOR-GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images. Amber Jamieson · @ambiej.
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Times Media wins awards for election app and new website

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
Times Media's 2016 local government elections web application and its brand-new Wanted Online website were in the spotlight on Thursday night at the inaugural Digital Media Africa Awards held in Sandton‚ winning best data visualisation project and best ...
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Health Dept to run St Mary's hospital

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Durban - The KwaZulu-Natal department of Health is taking over operations of St Mary's hospital. This was announced by MEC for Health Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo at a press briefing held at Truro House on Thursday.
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Health department probes theft of car accident patient files at Bara hospital

News24 - ‎15 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Two people have been arrested and an internal investigation has been launched after the theft of files belonging to patients involved in motor vehicle accidents, says the Gauteng department of health.
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Negative attitudes about ageing can affect physical and mental health of older adults

News-Medical.net - ‎58 minutes ago‎
New analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread. They also negatively affect older people's physical and mental health.

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