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Ghanaweb.com
The destiny Ghanaians5 days to recover from my trip to Ghana! The writer is the author of : Leaders
The destiny Ghanaians
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
5 days to recover from my trip to Ghana! The writer is the author of : Leadership Concepts and the Role of Government in Africa: The Case of Ghana (2007, XLibris) Author: Life Is War: A letter to Nephews, Nieces and Loved Ones Behind (2014, Page... Read more
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Quartz
If you work in development in Africa, you need to get on board with Black Lives MatterAs a child of a Nigerian immigrant and an African American, I grew up in the US
If you work in development in Africa, you need to get on board with Black Lives Matter
Quartz / Posted 19 minutes ago
As a child of a Nigerian immigrant and an African American, I grew up in the US crossing and navigating many cultural lines. For the past seven years I have been living and working across Africa. In my time here, I have watched from afar, helplessly,... Read more
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Raw Story
Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE capital after 50-plus drivers arrestedhas roughly 2.5 million. Uber, which launched services in Abu Dhabi in 2013, s
Uber, Careem suspend services in UAE capital after 50-plus drivers arrested
Raw Story / Posted 20 minutes ago
has roughly 2.5 million. Uber, which launched services in Abu Dhabi in 2013, said last year that the Middle East and North Africa contained some of its fastest-growing markets and that it planned to invest $250 million to expand in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The weekend's winners and loserspremier No. 10. Keep working on the goalkicking though, Beauden. Springboks ca
The weekend's winners and losers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 36 minutes ago
premier No. 10. Keep working on the goalkicking though, Beauden. Springboks captain Adriaan Strauss...After South Africa's second only second ever defeat to Argentina, Strauss said: "Well done to Argentina, they played a fantastic game."... Read more
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Daily News
Dare to struggle, aspire to winwork I already do for cancer patients. I have always highlighted the importance
Dare to struggle, aspire to win
Daily News / Posted 37 minutes ago
work I already do for cancer patients. I have always highlighted the importance of palliative care for terminally ill cancer patients, especially in Asia and Africa, as palliative care is almost nonexistent in comparison to developed... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tropical depression forms near Carolinas; other system threatens Gulf Coastwinds. It is expected to continue moving out to sea. Yet another weather syste
Tropical depression forms near Carolinas; other system threatens Gulf Coast
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 38 minutes ago
winds. It is expected to continue moving out to sea. Yet another weather system is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa early this week and will begin a slow trek across the Atlantic Ocean by mid-week. The hurricane center gives that... Read more
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Daily Maverick
SportSouth Africa’s Olympians offer hope and inspiration Antoinette thinks of the w
Sport
Daily Maverick / Posted 43 minutes ago
South Africa’s Olympians offer hope and inspiration Antoinette thinks of the world and the people who live in it as a bear with a sore paw. She has a stick covered in thorns and she’s poking the bear. When she’s not doing that, she’s watching... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Déjà vu: When righteous anger and fiery truth returned to the political funeralthe service-delivery-ensuring machinery of the people. No doubt, it is an irrep
Déjà vu: When righteous anger and fiery truth returned to the political funeral
Daily Maverick / Posted 43 minutes ago
the service-delivery-ensuring machinery of the people. No doubt, it is an irreplaceable feature of good governance in South Africa.” Yet the legislative sphere of government remains derelict in its responsibilities. It has failed to replace the six... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Theatre review: Revelations II – The Good Racist makes you laugh and squirmand events, ridiculing our own interactions and telling stories that expose the
Theatre review: Revelations II – The Good Racist makes you laugh and squirm
Daily Maverick / Posted 43 minutes ago
and events, ridiculing our own interactions and telling stories that expose the gaping flaws in society. Not just in South Africa, but in the world en masse. Donald Trump gets a slamming and China’s racist washing detergent advert is aired. There... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SACP sceptical of Gupta family plan to sell SA sharesThulani Gqirana, News24 Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Muntu Vilakazi, City Press) Cap
SACP sceptical of Gupta family plan to sell SA shares
News 24 South Africa / Posted 48 minutes ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Ajay and Atul Gupta. (Muntu Vilakazi, City Press) Cape Town – The South African Communist Party (SACP) has expressed scepticism at news of the Gupta family’s stated intention of selling off their South African... Read more
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The Hindu
Have the courage to say ‘no’ to bribes: PresidentIndia to Independence had he not been brave and willing to make the choice of f
Have the courage to say ‘no’ to bribes: President
The Hindu / Posted 53 minutes ago
India to Independence had he not been brave and willing to make the choice of fighting against the colonial rulers in South Africa,” he said. He said the legal fraternity should battle for the rights and welfare of people, and students should look... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in SirteStates has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions an
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 56 minutes ago
States has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions and vehicles in Sirte. This week the U.S. Africa Command said Marine AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters were being used in the operation, alongside jets and drones. Libyan... Read more
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NZCity
All Blacks leadership stepped up: Hansenthird-round match against Argentina in Hamilton on September 10. The Pumas not
All Blacks leadership stepped up: Hansen
NZCity / Posted 58 minutes ago
third-round match against Argentina in Hamilton on September 10. The Pumas notched a win and a loss in Tests against South Africa, who will next face Australia in Brisbane. Meanwhile, Hansen echoed the thoughts of McCaw, who recently told English... Read more
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NZCity
Southby keeps Silver Ferns' feet on groundSilver Ferns boss Janine Southby won't be letting her troops get ahead of thems
Southby keeps Silver Ferns' feet on ground
NZCity / Posted 58 minutes ago
Silver Ferns boss Janine Southby won't be letting her troops get ahead of themselves before Wednesday's clash with South Africa in Hamilton. The Kiwi outfit brushed aside world No.3 England on Saturday night in Auckland, with new-look attacking duo... Read more
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NZCity
We're not out of it: SoutheeThe New Zealand cricketers are under the pump but have no regrets about decidin
We're not out of it: Southee
NZCity / Posted 58 minutes ago
The New Zealand cricketers are under the pump but have no regrets about deciding to bowl first against South Africa at Centurion, says senior bowler Tim Southee. Skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to put the hosts in to bat on Saturday,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Valuations not as cheap as they were in early 2016: Sankaran Narenmarkets, we have seen a big bounce-back in emerging markets' currencies this ye
Valuations not as cheap as they were in early 2016: Sankaran Naren
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
markets, we have seen a big bounce-back in emerging markets' currencies this year, especially those of Brazil, South Africa, Russia. To that extent, the strength in gold might not be an indicator of risk-off but a shift of funds from... Read more
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DW
Gabon president vows to 'calmly' await election results as opposition predicts victory |with both sides having accused each other of trying to buy voter cards, in some
Gabon president vows to 'calmly' await election results as opposition predicts victory |
DW / Posted an hour ago
with both sides having accused each other of trying to buy voter cards, in some cases for as little as 10,000 Central African francs (15.25 euros, $17) a piece. Many voters also decided to stay indoors this weekend over fears of a repeat of... Read more
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Reuters
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in SirteStates has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions an
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
States has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions and vehicles in Sirte. This week the U.S. Africa Command said Marine AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters were being used in the operation, alongside jets and drones. Libyan... Read more
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Swissinfo
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in SirteStates has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions an
High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte
Swissinfo / Posted an hour ago
States has carried out dozens of air strikes against Islamic State positions and vehicles in Sirte. This week the U.S. Africa Command said Marine AH-1W SuperCobra helicopters were being used in the operation, alongside jets and drones. Libyan... Read more
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The Hill
Would internet transition have an impact on current US election?Olympics or the Ethiopian Almaz Ayana to win the women's 10,000 meters setting
Would internet transition have an impact on current US election?
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
Olympics or the Ethiopian Almaz Ayana to win the women's 10,000 meters setting a new World and Olympic record, as well as Africa's first Gold Medal. Amazing! ADVERTISEMENT Public Policy manipulated to serving the few Politics and religion is... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Pair of storms may soak Carolinas, Gulf Coastwinds. It is expected to continue moving out to sea. Yet another weather syste
Pair of storms may soak Carolinas, Gulf Coast
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted an hour ago
winds. It is expected to continue moving out to sea. Yet another weather system is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa early this week and will begin a slow trek across the Atlantic Ocean by mid-week. The hurricane center gives that... Read more
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The Hindu
du Plessis, pacers put SA in controlFaf du Plessis scored his fifth Test century before the bowlers ripped through
du Plessis, pacers put SA in control
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
Faf du Plessis scored his fifth Test century before the bowlers ripped through the New Zealand top-order to leave South Africa firmly in charge after day two of the second Test on Sunday. du Plessis was unbeaten on 112 when South Africa... Read more
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The Hindu
Surrogates are workers, not wombsof money is greater than the coercion of (patriarchal) family ties, especially
Surrogates are workers, not wombs
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
of money is greater than the coercion of (patriarchal) family ties, especially in a country like ours? Amrita Pande teaches at University of Cape Town, South Africa, and is the author of ‘Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in Ind... Read more
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Deseret News
The new way scientists are tracking global povertyand advocacy groups can decide how to best serve that community. So far, the te
The new way scientists are tracking global poverty
Deseret News / Posted 2 hours ago
and advocacy groups can decide how to best serve that community. So far, the team has looked at five countries in Africa — Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Rwanda. "We find that our method does a good job predicting the distribution... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Valuations not as cheap as they were in early 2016'markets, we have seen a big bounce-back in emerging markets’ currencies this ye
'Valuations not as cheap as they were in early 2016'
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
markets, we have seen a big bounce-back in emerging markets’ currencies this year, especially those of Brazil, South Africa, Russia. To that extent, the strength in gold might not be an indicator of risk-off but a shift of funds from... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: pollhas raised opposition to Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundr
Half of Germans against Merkel serving fourth term: poll
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 hours ago
has raised opposition to Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundreds of thousands from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere into Germany last year. Half of the 501 people questioned in the Emnid poll for the Bild am Sonntag... Read more
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asianage
Faf du Plessis ton puts South Africa on top against New ZealandSouth Africa's captain Faf du Plessis, celebrates after scoring a century on th
Faf du Plessis ton puts South Africa on top against New Zealand
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis, celebrates after scoring a century on the second day of their second cricket test match against New Zealand. (Photo: AP) Stand-in captain Faf du Plessis scored a fifth Test century before his bowlers ripped... Read more
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dna
New Zealand vs South Africa: Proteas in cruise control after Du Plessis tonFaf du Plessis scored a fifth test century before his bowlers ripped through th
New Zealand vs South Africa: Proteas in cruise control after Du Plessis ton
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Faf du Plessis scored a fifth test century before his bowlers ripped through the New Zealand top order to leave South Africa firmly in charge after day two of the second test at Centurion on Sunday. Du Plessis was unbeaten on 112 when South... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Du Plessis rewarded for trusting in gritSouth Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day August 28, 2016 Havi
Du Plessis rewarded for trusting in grit
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day August 28, 2016 Having gone two years and 16 innings without a Test hundred, Faf du Plessis turned a corner with an innings of typical stubbornness and... Read more
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News.com.au
Half of Germans against Merkel's 4th termhas raised opposition to Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundr
Half of Germans against Merkel's 4th term
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
has raised opposition to Merkel's open-door migrant policy, which allowed hundreds of thousands from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere into Germany last year. Half of the 501 people questioned in the Emnid poll for the Bild am Sonntag... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sick Ferns skipper steps upend from England coach Tracey Neville. Related ContentNetball: Silver Ferns cr
Sick Ferns skipper steps up
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
end from England coach Tracey Neville. Related ContentNetball: Silver Ferns crush EnglandNetball: Diamonds dominate South AfricaNetball: Another blow for Ferns ahead of Quad Series opener "I thought she did a great job at doing her job first and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Justin Marshall: Other sides still have lot of catch-up work to doto loss Wales had their moments in June, but haven't beaten New Zealand since
Justin Marshall: Other sides still have lot of catch-up work to do
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
to loss Wales had their moments in June, but haven't beaten New Zealand since 1953. Australia were well beaten and South Africa are struggling. Both nations were way behind the Kiwi Super Rugby teams and both are battling to retain their best... Read more
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Daily Star
Did Jack the Ripper escape London to carrying on his brutal killings in Yorkshire?fooled Yorkshire’s well-to-do with his dandy clothes and tall tales of owning a
Did Jack the Ripper escape London to carrying on his brutal killings in Yorkshire?
Daily Star / Posted 2 hours ago
fooled Yorkshire’s well-to-do with his dandy clothes and tall tales of owning a 3,000-acre Australian sheep farm and South African gold mines. Deeming, who also masqueraded as a colonel in the Bengal Lancers, persuaded a local girl to marry him... Read more
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Super Sport
Pieters takes thrilling win in Denmark68 66 68 67 -13 - Joakim Lagergren (Sweden) 62 70 71 68 -11 - Martin Kaymer (
Pieters takes thrilling win in Denmark
Super Sport / Posted 2 hours ago
68 66 68 67 -13 - Joakim Lagergren (Sweden) 62 70 71 68 -11 - Martin Kaymer (Germany) 69 70 66 68, Jaco Van Zyl (South Africa) 67 75 66 65 -10 - Soren Kjeldsen (Denmark) 68 67 73 66, Ricardo Gouveia (Portugal) 69 67 69 69 -9 - Richard Sterne... Read more
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Canberra Times
IOC looks to world of sport for new membersGames (Barcelona and Atlanta), was 1993 world champion and holds seven national
IOC looks to world of sport for new members
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Games (Barcelona and Atlanta), was 1993 world champion and holds seven national records, all still standing. The South African film producer Anant Singh is another female nominee. She became interested in the IOC when it took the decision in... Read more
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New Kerala
President tells law graduates to say no to corruption, injustice - newkerala.com #110984India to independence if he was not brave and willing to make the difficult cho
President tells law graduates to say no to corruption, injustice - newkerala.com #110984
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
India to independence if he was not brave and willing to make the difficult choice of fighting against the rulers in South Africa. "The legal fraternity, especially students of law, must be in the vanguard of the battle for the rights and welfare... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Rugby: Coach Hourcade hails 'huge-hearted' Pumascoach Daniel Hourcade hailed his "huge-hearted" team on Sunday after a 26-24 Ru
Rugby: Coach Hourcade hails 'huge-hearted' Pumas
Khaleej Times / Posted 3 hours ago
coach Daniel Hourcade hailed his "huge-hearted" team on Sunday after a 26-24 Rugby Championship triumph over South Africa - their first at home against the twice former world champions. "Several key players had to retire injured during the... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Basketball: UAE sides go down fightingvery nearly did it like Al Ahli earlier in the evening. Egypt's Al Ahly who hav
Basketball: UAE sides go down fighting
Khaleej Times / Posted 3 hours ago
very nearly did it like Al Ahli earlier in the evening. Egypt's Al Ahly who have one of the strongest basketball setups in Africa, had to fight hard throughout the 36-minute encounter where the playmaking skills and three-pointer conversions of Al... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Philander, Steyn Have Black Caps Reelingmorning. The fact that Du Plessis and JP Duminy (88 off 158 balls, 13 fours) w
Philander, Steyn Have Black Caps Reeling
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
morning. The fact that Du Plessis and JP Duminy (88 off 158 balls, 13 fours) were the two leading runs scorers for South Africa in a match in which the top five all past the half-century mark is highly encouraging looking ahead not only to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Says Boko Haram Leader, Shekau 'Wounded'by IS. Buhari made his remarks from Nairobi this weekend where he is attending
Buhari Says Boko Haram Leader, Shekau 'Wounded'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
by IS. Buhari made his remarks from Nairobi this weekend where he is attending the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, a summit designed to boost ties between Africa and Japan. The president also said he "is prepared to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hosting Ticad Conference a Symbol of Strong Partnership - Kenyattathis 6th TICAD Summit and on behalf of my colleagues and fellow Heads of State,
Hosting Ticad Conference a Symbol of Strong Partnership - Kenyatta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
this 6th TICAD Summit and on behalf of my colleagues and fellow Heads of State, I want to simply and sincerely thank all of Africa's partners and friends in attendance, for contributing to a spirited dialogue and a productive exchange over the last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opening Ticad Roundtable Speech by President Kenyattaa candid exchange of insights about the present situation on the continent, and
Opening Ticad Roundtable Speech by President Kenyatta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
a candid exchange of insights about the present situation on the continent, and shared a sense of fervour for the future of Africa. The energy, dynamism and commitment which we have all brought to this conference; our shared resolve to solve some... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Patience pays for centurion Du Plessis as Kiwis slip on Day 2 of 2nd TestPatience paid off for South African captain Faf du Plessis as he was rewarded w
Patience pays for centurion Du Plessis as Kiwis slip on Day 2 of 2nd Test
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Patience paid off for South African captain Faf du Plessis as he was rewarded with three quick wickets after grinding out a century on day two of the second Test against New Zealand on Sunday. New Zealand finished the day at SuperSport Park on 38... Read more
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FOX News
Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been woundedgroups attacking soft targets, said Buhari on Sunday, speaking on the sidelines
Nigeria president says Boko Haram leader has been wounded
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
groups attacking soft targets, said Buhari on Sunday, speaking on the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference of Africa's Development in Kenya. The Nigerian government is ready to discuss the release of the Chibok girls held hostage by... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
From 340 runs in 16 innings to 112 in oneSouth Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day August 28, 2016 Stat
From 340 runs in 16 innings to 112 in one
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 hours ago
South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day August 28, 2016 Stats highlights from the second day in Centurion, which South Africa dominated with bat and ball Faf du Plessis' unbeaten 112 is the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Stokes eager to bowl to relieve boredombatting has probably been no bad thing. "I was a bit surprised I got the nod a
Stokes eager to bowl to relieve boredom
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 hours ago
batting has probably been no bad thing. "I was a bit surprised I got the nod ahead of Jonny," Stokes said. "Since South Africa he has shown amazing form. But at the same time it's nice to get that confidence from your captain and coach saying we... Read more
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iafrica.com
Hourcade hails 'huge-hearted' Argentinacoach Daniel Hourcade hailed his "huge-hearted" team on Sunday after a 26-24 Ru
Hourcade hails 'huge-hearted' Argentina
iafrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
coach Daniel Hourcade hailed his "huge-hearted" team on Sunday after a 26-24 Rugby Championship triumph over South Africa - their first at home against the twice former world champions. "Several key players had to retire injured during the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
"If there are wrongs in the ANC, we must speak," say Mashatile and Tau | National | M&Gas the abuse of the state resources the party had been entrusted with to change
"If there are wrongs in the ANC, we must speak," say Mashatile and Tau | National | M&G
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 hours ago
as the abuse of the state resources the party had been entrusted with to change the quality of life of the people of South Africa. “If we do not stand up, we risk the gains of our revolution, we risk the advancement of the transformation agenda... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UNNAIROBI, Kenya — Sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gend
Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UN
Boston Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
NAIROBI, Kenya — Sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gender inequality, jeopardizing the continent's efforts for economic growth, according to a U.N. report launched Sunday. Deeply-rooted structural obstacles such as unequal... Read more
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Super Sport
Stars depart for Uganda friendly(IF Djugardens) set to link up with the team in Uganda on Tuesday morning. The
Stars depart for Uganda friendly
Super Sport / Posted 3 hours ago
(IF Djugardens) set to link up with the team in Uganda on Tuesday morning. The match is in preparation for the team’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Zambia set for 4 September, 2016. Stars are expected back in the country on... Read more
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