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AllAfrica.com
Reshuffle More for Energy Deal Than Good Governance - Opposition Leaderwho have failed to toe the Zuma line and have found themselves out of office".
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who have failed to toe the Zuma line and have found themselves out of office". Nzimande, also the general secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), was replaced by former Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize. 'Zuma appears to be... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mkhize forced to hit the ground running in new higher education portfolioappointed home affairs minister just six months ago, replaces Blade Nzimande, t
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
appointed home affairs minister just six months ago, replaces Blade Nzimande, the general secretary of the South African Communist Party. Nzimande is the biggest casualty of President Jacob Zuma's second Cabinet reshuffle in seven... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Vavi: Reshuffle aimed at sewing up statein his last Cabinet reshuffle just seven months ago. Hlengiwe Mkhize replaces
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
in his last Cabinet reshuffle just seven months ago. Hlengiwe Mkhize replaces Nzimande, general secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), which has been a vocal critic of state capture and Zuma. Mkhize’s Home Affairs... Read more
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Aljazeera
Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'in a move understood as punitive after Nzimande criticised the president. Nzim
Aljazeera / Posted 2 hours ago
in a move understood as punitive after Nzimande criticised the president. Nzimande is also the General Secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), a key partner in the tripartite alliance with the ANC-led government. His removal from... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Axing Nzimande puts alliance on the brink of 'disintegration' - SACPThe South African Communist Party (SACP) says the axing of Blade Nzimande as Mi
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
The South African Communist Party (SACP) says the axing of Blade Nzimande as Minister of Higher Education and Training is factional and places the tripartite alliance on the “brink of disintegration”. Nzimande was the highest-ranking SACP official... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cabinet Reshuffle Appears to Strengthen Zuma's HandSouth African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande, who recently emerge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande, who recently emerged as a strong critic of President Jacob Zuma's administration, has lost his Cabinet post. In a Cabinet reshuffle announced by the Presidency on Tuesday morning -... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Reshuffle more for energy deal than good governance – Maimanewho have failed to toe the Zuma line and have found themselves out of office".
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
who have failed to toe the Zuma line and have found themselves out of office". Nzimande, also the general secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), was replaced by former Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize. 'Zuma appears to be... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SACP: Tripartite alliance on brink of disintegrationNzimande. Picture: EWN JOHANNESBURG - After this morning's announcement of a C
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
Nzimande. Picture: EWN JOHANNESBURG - After this morning's announcement of a Cabinet reshuffle which saw the sacking of South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary as Higher Education and Training Minister, the party has warned the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition reacts to Cabinet reshuffleAnd there isn’t much that they’ve done. And of course, there are issues in even
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
And there isn’t much that they’ve done. And of course, there are issues in even those portfolios.” Meanwhile, the South African Communist Party has learnt about what it describes as “the factional removal from Cabinet of the Minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma Fires Critical Communist Leader From CabinetPresident Jacob Zuma has fired his tertiary education minister, South African C
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
President Jacob Zuma has fired his tertiary education minister, South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande, from his Cabinet. The SACP and Nzimande, who is the party's general secretary, have become fierce critics of Zuma as former... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
How the SACP party destroyed Chris Hani's legacyis still idolised and his name invoked in speeches and songs, the principles he
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
is still idolised and his name invoked in speeches and songs, the principles he stood for no longer seem relevant to the South African Communist Party and that little or no effort has been made to protect his legacy. To miss Chris Hani, is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SACP Alleges Political Interference in Arrest of MemberThe South African Communist Party (SACP) in KwaZulu-Natal believes there was po
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The South African Communist Party (SACP) in KwaZulu-Natal believes there was political interference in the arrest of its district secretary in Umzimkhulu. Brigadier Jay Naicker said the 45-year-old leader has been charged on Saturday for illegally... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SACP alleges political interference in arrest of memberDurban – The South African Communist Party (SACP) in KwaZulu-Natal believes the
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Durban – The South African Communist Party (SACP) in KwaZulu-Natal believes there was political interference in the arrest of its district secretary in Umzimkhulu. Brigadier Jay Naicker said the 45-year-old leader has been charged on Saturday for... Read more
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International Business Times
Anti-Apartheid activist Ahmed Timol was tortured and killed by South African police Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that the South African Communist Party member was murdered after his arrest and transfer to a Johannesburg police station where... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
South African judge rules anti-Apartheid activist Ahmed Timol was pushed to his death by policebranch, police tasked with investigating anti-Apartheid groups such as the Afri
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
branch, police tasked with investigating anti-Apartheid groups such as the African National Congress and its ally the South African Communist Party, tortured Timol and then pushed him out of room 1026 or from the building's roof. "Members of... Read more
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The Register Citizen
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderedTimol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that the South African Communist Party member was murdered after his arrest and transfer to a Johannesburg police station where... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderedTimol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that the South African Communist Party member was murdered after his arrest and transfer to a Johannesburg police station where... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderedTimol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that the South African Communist Party member was murdered after his arrest and transfer to a Johannesburg police station where... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderedTimol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Timol did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window, as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that the South African Communist Party member was murdered after his arrest and transfer to a Johannesburg police station where... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Anti-apartheid activist who died in 1971 was tortured and murdered by policethe time it was claimed that Ahmed Timol killed himself by jumping from a 10th-
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
the time it was claimed that Ahmed Timol killed himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window. An inquest found Mr Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderednot kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that Ahmed Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster Square.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
South Africa court says anti apartheid activist was murderednot kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that Ahmed Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster Square.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderednot kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that Ahmed Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster Square.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderednot kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that Ahmed Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster Square.... Read more
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Daily Herald
South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murderednot kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time. An inquest found that Ahmed Timol, a South African Communist Party member, was murdered after his arrest and transfer to what was then called John Vorster Square.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why, a Decade On, a New Book On Zuma's Rape Trial Has Finally Hit Homecomplete inability of progressive organisations such as the African National Co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
complete inability of progressive organisations such as the African National Congress (ANC) and its tripartite allies, the South African Communist Party (SACP) and trade union federation Cosatu, to treat women and queer people as right-bearing... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nzimande: ANC can't have its cake and eat itparty. FILE: Blade Nzimande at the SACP’s 14th National Congress in Boksburg.
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
party. FILE: Blade Nzimande at the SACP’s 14th National Congress in Boksburg. Picture: Twitter/@SACP1921 JOHANNESBURG – South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande says the African National Congress (ANC) should remember that it... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Nzimande calls on SACP to intensify fight against crimeOctober campaign launch at the Johannesburg City Hall earlier. Blade Nzimande.
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
October campaign launch at the Johannesburg City Hall earlier. Blade Nzimande. Picture: Twitter/@SACP1921 JOHANNESBURG – South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande has called on party branches to intensify the fight... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sisulu‚ Modise plead for MK unitycommitments‚ but former president Kgalema Motlanthe will be there. ANC stalwar
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
commitments‚ but former president Kgalema Motlanthe will be there. ANC stalwarts‚ ANC Women’s and Youth leagues‚ labour federation Cosatu‚ the South African Communist Party and the South African Council of Churches have als... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] Why, a decade on, a new book on Zuma’s rape trial has finally hit homecomplete inability of progressive organisations such as the African National Co
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
complete inability of progressive organisations such as the African National Congress (ANC) and its tripartite allies, the South African Communist Party (SACP) and trade union federation Cosatu, to treat women and queer people as right-bearing... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SACP says Zuma's 'inaction' is hurting SABCThe South African Communist Party (SACP) says President Jacob Zuma’s failure to
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
The South African Communist Party (SACP) says President Jacob Zuma’s failure to appoint a new board has created a “governance vacuum” at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). SABC headquarters in Auckland Park. Picture ROBBIE... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SACP demands answers over delays in approving new SABC boardplunging the SABC into a governance vacuum. The SABC headquarters in Johannesb
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
plunging the SABC into a governance vacuum. The SABC headquarters in Johannesburg. Picture: Supplied JOHANNESBURG – The South African Communist Party (SACP) has demanded an explanation on the delay by the President to approve the new board at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Apologises to Joburg MMC Sun for Racist Slursthe memorandum, did not give Sun a chance to speak. Sun stood in silence as mor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
the memorandum, did not give Sun a chance to speak. Sun stood in silence as more offensive slurs were thrown his way, while South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary general Blade Nzimande looked on, along with other leaders. The crowd also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SABC Board Impasse to Be Resolved in Two Days, Zuma Urged to Actthe broadcaster and it is essential that the board, when it is appointed, go ba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
the broadcaster and it is essential that the board, when it is appointed, go back to these longstanding matters. The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the meantime has issued a statement saying Zuma must be held accountable for plunging... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cosatu apologises to Joburg MMC Sun for racist slursthe memorandum, did not give Sun a chance to speak. Sun stood in silence as mor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
the memorandum, did not give Sun a chance to speak. Sun stood in silence as more offensive slurs were thrown his way, while South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary general Blade Nzimande looked on, along with other leaders. The crowd also... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SACP: Zuma has caused governance vacuum at SABCto urgently approve the new board which was recommended by Parliament. The SAC
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
to urgently approve the new board which was recommended by Parliament. The SACP flag. Picture: EWN JOHANNESBURG - The South African Communist Party (SACP) says South Africans need to hold President Jacob Zuma liable for plunging the SABC into... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SABC board impasse to be resolved in two days, Zuma urged to actthat the board, when it is appointed, go back to these longstanding matters. Z
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
that the board, when it is appointed, go back to these longstanding matters. Zuma responsible for 'governance vacuum' The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the meantime has issued a statement saying Zuma must be held accountable for plunging... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] Why the dream of a prosperous, united nation eludes SAstage and then a socialist stage. This strategic approach was adopted by the Co
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
stage and then a socialist stage. This strategic approach was adopted by the Communist Party of South Africa - now the South African Communist Party (SACP), in 1928/1929. It later developed into the idea of South Africa as a colonialism of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's National Development Plan Can Be Resuscitated - Here's Howfor negotiation far more than a road map. The ANC's alliance partners, the Con
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
for negotiation far more than a road map. The ANC's alliance partners, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the South African Communist Party, blamed Mbeki and Manuel for appeasing business. As Cosatu noted in a document released in late... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu plans next move following nationwide strikeCosatu leaders encouraged workers to march again when corruption rears its head
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Cosatu leaders encouraged workers to march again when corruption rears its head in the private sector and government. South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande challenged workers to hold leaders to account. “Go to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu questions president’s support for Dlamini-Zumaof marchers took to the streets of the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday, joining t
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
of marchers took to the streets of the Johannesburg CBD on Wednesday, joining the Cosatu-led strike supported by the South African Communist Party (SACP) and African National Congress (ANC) in the province. The tripartite alliance says while... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu calls for more anti-corruption marchesCentr e. Meanwhile, some of the leaders say more marches should take place to
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Centr e. Meanwhile, some of the leaders say more marches should take place to bring light to corruption or wrongdoing. South African Communist Party (SACP) General-Secretary Blade Nzimande said: “Go to Eskom and do the same… ask them, why are... Read more
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DW
South African unions protest corruption, Jacob Zuma's rule |in force in Cape Town COSATU, which is in a tripartite alliance with Zuma's ru
DW / Posted 20 days ago
in force in Cape Town COSATU, which is in a tripartite alliance with Zuma's ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the South African Communist Party (SACP), has broken ranks and demanded that the president step down. It now officially backs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Statement On State Capture and CorruptionThe Congress of South African Trade Unions and the South African Communist Part
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions and the South African Communist Party are very happy with response from the workers regarding tomorrow's National Strike against State Capture and Corruption. Workers, communities and civil society... Read more
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Aljazeera
Thousands march against corruption in South AfricaThe Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Commu
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP), both in alliance with the ruling ANC, say the strike on Wednesday is largely against corruption, but the call to take to the streets is also seen as an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption, Political Turmoil Hit SA's Competitivenessof workers take to the streets in protest of state capture and corruption in a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
of workers take to the streets in protest of state capture and corruption in a nationwide march organised by Cosatu and the South African Communist Party (SACP).The erosion of South Africa's institutions and financial was one of the most damning... Read more
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iafrica.com
Large numbers expected for Cosatu marchSouth African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led strike and will be supported by the Gau
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led strike and will be supported by the Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) and the South African Communist Party (SACP). Police say that plans are in place to ensure the protests are peaceful and have urged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu march expected to draw large numbers across SASouth African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led strike and will be supported by the Gau
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led strike and will be supported by the Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) and the South African Communist Party (SACP). Police say that plans are in place to ensure the protests are peaceful and have urged... Read more
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Eye Witness News
GP ANC: We support march against state capture, and not calls for Zuma to gowhile it will take part in tomorrow’s anti-state capture march by Congress of S
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 days ago
while it will take part in tomorrow’s anti-state capture march by Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the South African Communist Party (SACP), it does not support the call for President Jacob Zuma to be removed. The SACP, Cosatu... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cosatu: Sdumo Dlamini not absent from strike preparationsagainst state capture due to his close relationship with President Jacob Zuma.
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
against state capture due to his close relationship with President Jacob Zuma. The trade union federation along with the South African Communist Party (SACP) will be holding a mass demonstration in an attempt to put pressure on the state to... Read more
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