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Zuma's architect demands SIU hand over Nkandla documents

Yesterday at 18:28, SAST

President Zuma's architect has filed a court notice, asking the SIU hand over 40 documents relating to the charges the unit has brought against him.

Zuma: State will provide free medical care for all

Yesterday at 16:58, SAST

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated government's commitment to get the National Health Service into operation - despite drawing criticism in the past.

IEC chair Pansy Tlakula resigns

Yesterday at 16:05, SAST

Pansy Tlakula has handed in her resignation over a botched leasing deal, leaving a vacuum at the top of the Independent Electoral Commission.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'

Today at 03:04, SAST

An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.


Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks

Today at 05:33, SAST

US President Barack Obama arrives in Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.


Corruption 'costs millions of lives'

Today at 01:58, SAST

About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.


Source: BBC News
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Education

Liberia: Senatorial Aspirant Wants Steps Taken to Reopen Schools

Yesterday at 18:57, SAST

[Inquirer]Professor Albert Tugbe Chie, one of the senatorial aspirants of GrandKru County, has called on government to reopen schools and that the closure of school should not go beyond the 90 days State of Emergency.


Liberia: Teachers Cry for Pay in Bong

Yesterday at 15:09, SAST

[New Dawn]The National Teachers Association of Liberia Bong County branch, is appealing to the Ministries of Education and Finance to pay teachers on MOE's supplementary payroll in the county.


Kenya: 40,000 Teachers to Get Pay Rise in October

Yesterday at 11:11, SAST

[The Star]A record 40,000 teachers are set to benefit from promotions that will cost their employer Sh4.61 billion, starting next month.


Source: All Africa
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Entertainment

Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff

Yesterday at 19:42, SAST

South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.


Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'

Today at 00:36, SAST

Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.


Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple

Yesterday at 21:49, SAST

The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.


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Africa

Africa: Need to Create Jobs? Try Agriculture

Yesterday at 08:56, SAST

[allAfrica]Addis Ababa -The agriculture sector is more effective than the oil and gas sectors not only at creating jobs but boosting growth says, the Africa Progress Panel and Sipho Moyo of One during a session on the panel's report - Grain, Fish, ...


West Africa: MSF Denounces Inaction, Calls for Mobilization of Medical Assets

Yesterday at 22:50, SAST

[MSF]New York -MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; States must deploy specialized medical assets now


Liberia: U.S. Stepping Up Ebola Support - Envoy

Yesterday at 22:33, SAST

[allAfrica]Monrovia -U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Deborah Malac has called for the lifting of travel restriction on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in west Africa.


Source: All Africa
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Health

Cape Town's ARV clubs change lives

Aug 21 at 12:14, SAST

The City of Cape Town is pleased with the progress of a City Health initiative to improve service delivery to residents. Since 2011, City Health, in partnership with the Western Cape Government’s Department of Health and the Institute for ...


White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga to look after the terminally ill

Aug 11 at 10:18, SAST

White Rose Hospice in Mpumalanga is proud to continue to deliver outstanding service to its vast community.


South Africa to expand ARV drugs coverage in 2015

Jul 25 at 09:55, SAST

South Africa will start treating HIV-positive patients at an earlier stage starting next year, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says.


Source: The Good News
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Science/Tech

Source: eNews Channel Africa
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Business

Petrol price to remain stable?

Yesterday at 12:25, SAST

While the petrol price comes down at midnight, economists have warned that this won’t necessarily have a positive effect on other consumer prices.


Still no gender parity in workplace?

Yesterday at 12:17, SAST

Results of the 2014 MasterCard Index of Women's Advancement show that gender inequality towards women remains in the workplace, particularly in the areas of leadership and employment.


E-toll review panel legit - Outa

Yesterday at 09:47, SAST

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) says it believes a review panel of the controversial e-tolling system is legitimate and could ultimately lead to the controversial project being scrapped.


Source: iafrica.com
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Sport

Heroes' welcome for Germany

Jul 29 at 13:06, SAST

The streets of Berlin have turned black, red and gold as tens of thousands of flag-waving fans gather in the German capital to welcome home the nation's World Cup-winning footballers.


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Jul 29 at 13:07, SAST


Watch out U.S., Canada is coming

Aug 27 at 13:47, SAST

Canada and tennis? Really?


Source: CNN
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Nature

Cape Town unveils South Africa's first 'green' taxi rank

Aug 25 at 12:19, SAST

The City of Cape Town has unveiled the first ‘green’ transport facility in South Africa that generates its own electricity, enabling it to operate off the electricity grid. Furthermore, all the water used at this facility, besides ...


Do It Yourself

May 29 at 09:04, SAST


Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 21:03, SAST

Creativity could turn unsightly and unhealthy litter into an opportunity for schools to win their share of R60 000 in the annual Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition, while also encouraging learners to be more eco-conscious.


Source: The Good News
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