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Super Sport
Divan eyes top of Big Easy Order of Merit With just three tournaments to go in this year’s Big Easy Tour, Divan Gerber
Divan eyes top of Big Easy Order of Merit
Super Sport / Posted 2 minutes ago
With just three tournaments to go in this year’s Big Easy Tour, Divan Gerber is looking to get to the top of the Order of Merit in this week’s R200,000 King’s Cup at the Royal Swazi Spa in Swaziland. And... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to hit back amid a prolonged offensive against them. The... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesSeptember 01, 2015 08:4
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted 16 minutes ago
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesSeptember 01, 2015 08:40 GMT Eds: Updates with AMISOM saying it still controls the baseBy ABDI GULEDAssociated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Islamic extremists overran an... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Jonathan Mensah extends contract with EvianSoccer News of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah has si
Jonathan Mensah extends contract with Evian
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 22 minutes ago
Soccer News of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah has signed a one-year contract extension with French second tier side Evian, GHANAsoccernet.com can exclusively reveal. The 25-year signed the one-year extension on Monday... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Couple who quit top advertising jobs to travel the world now scrubbing toiletsChanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger left South Africa six months ago to see how
Couple who quit top advertising jobs to travel the world now scrubbing toilets
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 minutes ago
Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger left South Africa six months ago to see how far away from home they could get. The couple, who are now in Athens, have been posing pictures on Instagram showing them lounging by lakes, doing yoga on beaches or... Read more
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Canberra Times
The XV that didn't make the cutThey have 605 rugby Test caps between them, but members of this XV have the dub
The XV that didn't make the cut
Canberra Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
They have 605 rugby Test caps between them, but members of this XV have the dubious honour of missing out on World Cup selection for the tournament that kicks off on September 18. Some have missed the cut through injury, others bad behaviour and... Read more
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Canberra Times
NRL star Craig Wing in Japan World Cup squadWorld Cup bound: Former NRL utility back Craig Wing. Photo: Craig Golding Coac
NRL star Craig Wing in Japan World Cup squad
Canberra Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
World Cup bound: Former NRL utility back Craig Wing. Photo: Craig Golding Coach Eddie Jones on Monday named former Australian rugby league star utility back Craig Wing among a 31-strong Japan World Cup squad packed with imported talent for the... Read more
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Ekklesia
New guilty verdicts against Al Jazeera journalists 'a mockery of justice'The guilty verdicts handed down against three Al Jazeera journalists are an aff
New guilty verdicts against Al Jazeera journalists 'a mockery of justice'
Ekklesia / Posted 28 minutes ago
The guilty verdicts handed down against three Al Jazeera journalists are an affront to justice which sounds the death knell for freedom of expression in Egypt, says Amnesty International. The Cairo criminal court ruled that the journalists... Read more
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Defeat to Radlett condemns Letchworth to play-offsPraveen Bhatti bowls for Letchworth. Photo: Harry Hubbard Tuesday, September 1
Defeat to Radlett condemns Letchworth to play-offs
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 34 minutes ago
Praveen Bhatti bowls for Letchworth. Photo: Harry Hubbard Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Match report: Radlett 243-8 (50 overs) Letchworth GC 170 all out (41.2) To send a link to this page to a friend,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Streaming video to the maxFor more than a year there have been rumours that wildly successful global stre
Streaming video to the max
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
For more than a year there have been rumours that wildly successful global streaming video service Netflix is on its way to South Africa. The latest talk is that it’ll launch here in December. When Netflix does storm our digital beaches, it will... Read more
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iol.co.za
R78m airport cash bustJohannesburg - They had cash stashed in 11 pieces of luggage including four bac
R78m airport cash bust
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
Johannesburg - They had cash stashed in 11 pieces of luggage including four backpacks - R78 million destined for the United Arab Emirates. But eagle-eyed customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport were on to them and confiscated the bags... Read more
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iol.co.za
Judge blasts cops’ xenophobic conductPretoria - An acting judge has expressed concern over the “social evil of the e
Judge blasts cops’ xenophobic conduct
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
Pretoria - An acting judge has expressed concern over the “social evil of the emergence of xenophobia” in the country, resulting in foreign nationals being arrested for no reason by police or targeted by other officials. Acting Judge L Nowosenetz,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Choose trees for a sustainable futureCape Town - South Africa hosts the 14th World Forest Congress (September 7-11)
Choose trees for a sustainable future
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
Cape Town - South Africa hosts the 14th World Forest Congress (September 7-11) at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Conference Centre in Durban. Held every six years since 1926, the World Forestry Congress is a prestigious gathering that will... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Sometimes I think about death'Johannesburg - South Africa performs less than 300 kidney transplants annually,
'Sometimes I think about death'
iol.co.za / Posted 36 minutes ago
Johannesburg - South Africa performs less than 300 kidney transplants annually, according to the South African Renal Society. As more people await life-saving transplants, the demand for dialysis is increasing and the country is not keeping... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zimbabwe’s power cuts to worsenHarare - Zimbabwe's two biggest electricity generation plants will start annual
Zimbabwe’s power cuts to worsen
iol.co.za / Posted 37 minutes ago
Harare - Zimbabwe's two biggest electricity generation plants will start annual routine maintenance on Tuesday, leading to even deeper power cuts in the southern African nation, the state-owned utility said. At best, Zimbabwe produces 1 345... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Indigenes Implore Buhari to End Badagry's MarginalisationThe people of Badagry, Lagos State, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, a
Indigenes Implore Buhari to End Badagry's Marginalisation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 40 minutes ago
The people of Badagry, Lagos State, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, put an end to their many years of political and economic marginalization in the spirit of change and appoint one of their own into his Federal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Be Patient With Buhari, Oyebola Urges NigeriansIbadan — The Chairman, Movement for Nigeria's Total Transformation (MNTT), Chie
Be Patient With Buhari, Oyebola Urges Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Ibadan — The Chairman, Movement for Nigeria's Total Transformation (MNTT), Chief Areoye Oyebola, at the weekend advised Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari in his anti-corruption crusade. Oyebola said he was optimistic that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Team Nigeria's 573 Contingent Departs for CongoNigeria's team to the Nigeria's 573 -man contingent to the 11th All-Africa Game
Team Nigeria's 573 Contingent Departs for Congo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Nigeria's team to the Nigeria's 573 -man contingent to the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo departed Nigeria from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja yesterday. At the airport to see the contingent off was the Director... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changawa Confident Stint in USA Will Help at AAGKenya Open tennis champion Ismael Changawa believes training in the United Stat
Changawa Confident Stint in USA Will Help at AAG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Kenya Open tennis champion Ismael Changawa believes training in the United States will catapult him to glory at the All African Games starting on Friday in Congo Brazzaville. Changawa, who is based in Oklahoma in the United States, said the exposure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN, Domiciliary Account and the EconomyThe Nigerian Government and State Governments must be large customers for cash
CBN, Domiciliary Account and the Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
The Nigerian Government and State Governments must be large customers for cash usage and disbursements. After all, US$9.6 million was found in an aeroplane in South Africa on a government mission. Who has access to huge amount of cash? Prima facie... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
573 Team Nigeria Contingent Off to All Africa GamesNo fewer than 573-man contingent of Team Nigeria to the 11th All-Africa Games i
573 Team Nigeria Contingent Off to All Africa Games
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
No fewer than 573-man contingent of Team Nigeria to the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo Brazzaville departed Nigeria yesterday from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to the quadrennial African sport show which begins on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Upbeat About 2015 EarningsCooperative Bank expects to reap big from strategic changes it made last year.
Bank Upbeat About 2015 Earnings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Cooperative Bank expects to reap big from strategic changes it made last year. The bank, which reported a 32 per cent growth in net profit for 2015 half year says its move to cut cost, tap technology to increase efficiency and use of alternative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farming Season Preps CommenceFarmers have started preparations for the 2015 summer cropping season with most
Farming Season Preps Commence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Farmers have started preparations for the 2015 summer cropping season with most of them expecting to boost production due to the recent announcement of a decrease in fertiliser prices and the arrival of equipment under the Zimbabwe-Brazil More Food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mwana Mulls Restarting Mothballed OperationsMWANA Africa says it will shift focus to evaluating the possibility of restarti
Mwana Mulls Restarting Mothballed Operations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
MWANA Africa says it will shift focus to evaluating the possibility of restarting its mothballed Zimbabwe operations once it has completed the $26,5 million restart of Trojan Mine smelter. Executive chairman Mr Yat Hoi Ning said the group would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimplats in U.S $74 Million LossThe country's largest platinum producer, Zimplats recorded a $74,3 million loss
Zimplats in U.S $74 Million Loss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
The country's largest platinum producer, Zimplats recorded a $74,3 million loss after tax for the year ended June 30 2015, a 177 percent drop from $97,1 million for the previous year. This was after the company took a 314 percent hit in tax amounting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Medics Meet in MombasaA week-long conference for medics from across Africa starts in Mombasa this mor
Africa Medics Meet in Mombasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
A week-long conference for medics from across Africa starts in Mombasa this morning. The 19th Association of Medical Councils of Africa, the first to be hosted in Kenya, brings together more than 5,000 medical professionals. Registration of medics,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Need the Best Principal, Regardless of Race - Roodepoort CommunityDavidsonville residents say they will accept a properly appointed principal at
We Need the Best Principal, Regardless of Race - Roodepoort Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Davidsonville residents say they will accept a properly appointed principal at the troubled Roodepoort Primary School, regardless of race. "What we are saying is we need the best person for our children, regardless of their colour," Davidsonville... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Consumers Dispute Debit Orders Amid Cash CrunchConsumer fraud plays a much bigger role in debit order fraud than first anticip
More Consumers Dispute Debit Orders Amid Cash Crunch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Consumer fraud plays a much bigger role in debit order fraud than first anticipated, according to Fred Steffers, MD of SmartCollect, a payment systems company. He and other players in the payment systems arena had long suspected that consumer fraud... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Lines Up Events in Italy to Promote TourismKenya will take to the stage in Italy next week to promote tourism and seek inv
Kenya Lines Up Events in Italy to Promote Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Kenya will take to the stage in Italy next week to promote tourism and seek investment and trade opportunities. Events at the world expo will range from business forums, culture day and a marathon. Dubbed the "Kenya Week", the expo that will run... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solid Start for SA RowersSouth Africa got their World Rowing Championships in France off to a good start
Solid Start for SA Rowers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
South Africa got their World Rowing Championships in France off to a good start with three boats automatically advancing to the next round in their respective classes. Men's lightweight double sculls champions, James Thompson and John Smith, were on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Icons Honoured By CSA, BCCIThe Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA)
Global Icons Honoured By CSA, BCCI
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced that they will title all future bilateral series between the two countries - "The Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela Series". Going forward, the Test series... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blacks Must Grow Own Tomatoes - 'Rugby Politician'Blacks must grow their own tomatoes and stop being a burden on the white taxpay
Blacks Must Grow Own Tomatoes - 'Rugby Politician'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Blacks must grow their own tomatoes and stop being a burden on the white taxpayer base. "It's time black people [started] to do things on their own, feed themselves, produce their own toilet rolls, their own bread, grow their own tomatoes." This is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eastern Cape Crash - Families Pray Before Identifying Loved OnesBefore entering the Butterworth Forensic Mortuary on Monday to identify their l
Eastern Cape Crash - Families Pray Before Identifying Loved Ones
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Before entering the Butterworth Forensic Mortuary on Monday to identify their loved ones, the 35 families of those who perished in the Eastern Cape bus accident, gathered to pray. Eastern Cape health department spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Heroic Welcome As Kenyan Athletes Jet Back From BeijingHistory-making Team Kenya athletes from the 15th edition of the World Champions
Heroic Welcome As Kenyan Athletes Jet Back From Beijing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
History-making Team Kenya athletes from the 15th edition of the World Championships in Athletics arrived back home on Tuesday morning from China. The athletes were received at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) by Deputy President William... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MPs Amend Cigarettes Taxation LawThe system through which tobacco manufacturers will pay excise tax was changed
MPs Amend Cigarettes Taxation Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
The system through which tobacco manufacturers will pay excise tax was changed last week, with an MP who worked in the industry before saying it will allow Kenyans to access low-quality cigarettes cheaply. Members approved a change to the method of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Langa Rallies Team ZimSport, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa says they are hopeful Team Zimbab
Langa Rallies Team Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Sport, Arts and Culture Minister Andrew Langa says they are hopeful Team Zimbabwe will produce a better show and reap more medals at the African Games in Congo Brazzaville from September 3 to 19. Zimbabwe's delegation is made up of 114 athletes who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Luister Highlights That 'More Needs to Be Done'Newly-elected Stellenbosch University SRC chairperson Axolile Qina said when he
Luister Highlights That 'More Needs to Be Done'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Newly-elected Stellenbosch University SRC chairperson Axolile Qina said when he first saw the documentary Luister (Listen), he felt hurt and disappointed. Luister, a video produced by media company Contraband Cape Town, sheds light on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China, Nigeria Celebrate 10 Years of PartnershipOn Thursday, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China observed the 10th an
China, Nigeria Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
On Thursday, the Embassy of the People's Republic of China observed the 10th anniversary of the establishment of China-Nigeria Strategic Partnership, at a movie reception of the 'Chinese Dream.' The movie portrayed a dynamic and motivated China,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ERA 2015 Report Presented in CairoUN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission f
ERA 2015 Report Presented in Cairo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will hold a dissemination seminar on the 2015 edition of the Economic Report on Africa in Cairo (Egypt) on 3 September 2015, on the margins of the 96th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Baobab Forum - Strong Institutions Needed for Africa's GrowthBuilding strong institutions is key to achieving Africa's development. This was
Baobab Forum - Strong Institutions Needed for Africa's Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
Building strong institutions is key to achieving Africa's development. This was underscored by opinion leaders attending African Development Bank's first Baobab Forum at its headquarters in Abidjan. The forum is a new initiative bringing together a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Idols Boys Choose their First Live SongsIt's finally down to the Top16 and it's now your turn to vote for who you think
Idols Boys Choose their First Live Songs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 41 minutes ago
It's finally down to the Top16 and it's now your turn to vote for who you think should be South Africa's next Idol. To help you do this, the boys will be strutting their stuff live on the State Theatre Stage on Sunday at 17:00 and, in order to do... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Millions of Dollars Confiscated at Joburg AirportFive people were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport after being found w
Millions of Dollars Confiscated at Joburg Airport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 42 minutes ago
Five people were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport after being found with undeclared currency totalling R23m, as well as a further $3.77m (R50.2m), the South African Revenue Service (Sars) said on Monday. "The passengers were scheduled to... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in s
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 42 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in southern Somalia after a firefight with troops there early Tuesday, a Somali military official said. The attack in the small farming town of Janale started with a suicide... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Frustrated asylum seekers thrown out of Budapest train stationBudapest's Keleti train station evacuated as hundreds of asylum seekers try to
Frustrated asylum seekers thrown out of Budapest train station
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 45 minutes ago
Budapest's Keleti train station evacuated as hundreds of asylum seekers try to travel to Austria, Germany Photo: Hundreds of asylum seekers have arrived at Keleti station, attempting to board trains to Austria and Germany. (AFP: Attila... Read more
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football411
De Sa praises Ajax youth set-up Ajax Cape Town Roger de Sa thinks it would be beneficial for Bafana Bafana if
De Sa praises Ajax youth set-up
football411 / Posted 48 minutes ago
Ajax Cape Town Roger de Sa thinks it would be beneficial for Bafana Bafana if more teams in South Africa adopted a similar model to the Urban Warriors.Ajax have developed a reputation for trusting the players in their... Read more
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The New Age
SA needs nutrition investmentZodidi Mhlana South Africa has made great progress in reducing the mortality r
SA needs nutrition investment
The New Age / Posted 49 minutes ago
Zodidi Mhlana South Africa has made great progress in reducing the mortality rate for chidren under five but could improve further with greater investment in vaccinations and better nutrition. The UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said 68 million... Read more
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Denver Post
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in s
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces
Denver Post / Posted 52 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in southern Somalia after a firefight with troops there early Tuesday, a Somali military official said. The attack in the small farming town of Janale started with a suicide... Read more
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iafrica.com
FlySafair says sorry for R1 sale issuesFlySafair has apologised to those who missed out on last week's insane R1 sale,
FlySafair says sorry for R1 sale issues
iafrica.com / Posted 52 minutes ago
FlySafair has apologised to those who missed out on last week's insane R1 sale, following outrage over the airline's site which crashed and had other technical difficulties. "We apologise to those who missed out and encourage you to stay close to us... Read more
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iafrica.com
Unions welcome deal to save mining jobsUnions in the mining sector have welcomed the deal with government and mining c
Unions welcome deal to save mining jobs
iafrica.com / Posted 53 minutes ago
Unions in the mining sector have welcomed the deal with government and mining companies to stem job losses in the sector. On Monday government, unions and employers signed a joint declaration to prevent mass job cuts in the sector. According to the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forcesMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in s
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 54 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in southern Somalia after a firefight with troops there early Tuesday, a Somali military official said. The attack in the small farming town of Janale started with a suicide... Read more
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