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Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter: 'My life has turned to pieces'

Today at 09:05, SAST

Days before judgment in her murder trial in the Cape Town, Khayelitsha activist Angy Peter spoke to the M&G about how her nightmare unfolded.

The art of twar: Malema vs Mbalula

Yesterday at 18:21, SAST

EFF leader Julius Malema and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula had it out on Twitter on Tuesday. Here's a blow-by-blow account.

Nkandla: Zuma needn't pay back the money, says ANC

Yesterday at 18:07, SAST

The ANC has said it would be out of order for Jacob Zuma to repay any money for non-security upgrades at Nkandla he did not request or consent to.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Defiant HK protests on National Day

Today at 09:46, SAST

Hong Kong crowds gather for huge pro-democracy rallies on China's national day, as leader CY Leung urges protesters to work with Beijing.


Karadzic takes blame for Serb crimes

Today at 10:18, SAST

Radovan Karadzic sums up his defence saying he takes "moral responsibility" for crimes committed by Bosnian Serbs but denying he ordered killings.


Armed man shared lift with Obama

Today at 10:30, SAST

US President Barack Obama rode in a lift with an armed security contractor who had assault convictions, in another security lapse.


Source: BBC News
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Education

Uganda: Pregnant Student Cries Foul Over Suspension

Today at 08:44, SAST

[RNW Africa]Several female students from a university in Uganda are crying foul after they were suspended for conceiving from Uganda Christian University (UCU) in the city of Mukono earlier this year. Sylvia Arinaitwe (21), one of 27 students who ...


Nigeria: Obasanjo Seeks More Knowledge, Registers for PhD Programme At NOUN

Today at 07:53, SAST

[Vanguard]Lagos - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday formally registered for a Master of Arts (MA) and PhD degrees at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)


Nigeria: Nigeria, Top Oil Producer, Has 64 Million Adult Illiterates - Official

Yesterday at 15:34, SAST

[Premium Times]The National Mass Education Commission, NMEC, says 64 million Nigerian adults are illiterate.


Source: All Africa
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Entertainment

EastEnders to go live to name killer

Today at 10:02, SAST

The killer of EastEnders character Lucy Beale is to be unmasked during a special live broadcast to mark the soap's 30th anniversary next year.


Premiere for Spandau Ballet film

Today at 01:47, SAST

Eighties pop legends Spandau Ballet perform some of their greatest hits at the premiere of a film about their at times turbulent career.


Business booming for female comics

Today at 00:38, SAST

Female comics are enjoying a surge in popularity with audiences flocking to see acts including Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican, according to a set of new findings.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Kenya: Kenyatta Ordered to Appear at Hague Court

Today at 06:27, SAST

[The Star]THE ICC judges yesterday ordered President Uhuru Kenyatta to personally attend his status conference scheduled for next Wednesday.


West Africa: Ebola Leaves Thousands of Orphans

Yesterday at 18:57, SAST

[UN News]Amid a climbing death toll and widespread panic, the Ebola outbreak continues to ravage West Africa leaving thousands of orphaned children in its wake, an official for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today, as a fortified ...


Uganda: Pregnant Student Cries Foul Over Suspension

Today at 08:44, SAST

[RNW Africa]Several female students from a university in Uganda are crying foul after they were suspended for conceiving from Uganda Christian University (UCU) in the city of Mukono earlier this year. Sylvia Arinaitwe (21), one of 27 students who ...


Source: All Africa
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Health

Cape Town's ARV clubs change lives

Aug 21 at 11:14, 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 09:18, 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 08:55, 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

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system

Yesterday at 19:56, SAST

Microsoft announces the next version of its core operating system, called Windows 10, which will reintroduce the Start Menu.


Threat posed by voice activation

Yesterday at 13:35, SAST

Voice-activation functions on smartphones and other devices can be a significant security risk, warn researchers.


Cheryl Cole web links 'most dangerous'

Today at 09:35, SAST

A security company says hackers use malicious links connected to Cheryl Cole's name more than any other celebrity.


Source: BBC News
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Business

Indebted consumers face 'perfect storm'

Today at 07:57, SAST

Two of SA’s economists are predicting that the rand may slide to as much as R11.60 or weaker to the dollar in the near future and they say this will have a "severe impact" on everything from the price of food to imported vehicles.


Transnet, BHP sign R24bn coal deal

Today at 09:16, SAST

Transnet and the South African coal unit of global mining company BHP Billiton (BIL) have signed a 10-year contract for the export of coal by rail worth about R2.4-billion a year, or R24-billion in total.


SARB deputy drops rates hike hint

Today at 09:02, SAST

Forecasts by some economists that interest rates will be increased in November have been heightened after Reserve Bank deputy governor Lesetja Kganyago on Tuesday reinforced the Bank’s inflation-fighting intentions.


Source: iafrica.com
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Sport

Thirty-one pens in one match?!

Saturday at 22:53, SAST

Liverpool finally beat second division Middlesbrough in an English League Cup tie -- but it required an extraordinary penalty shootout for the Premier League side to win.


Police act on Balotelli abuse

Friday at 12:59, SAST

Racist abuse on social media shows no sign of diminishing in European football after British police launched an investigation into abusive tweets sent to Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.


Euro 2020 venues revealed

Sep 22 at 12:54, SAST

London's Wembley Stadium has been announced as the venue for the final and semifinals of Euro 2020.


Source: CNN
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Nature

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

Aug 25 at 11:19, 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 08:04, SAST


Think Outside the Can Challenge

May 14 at 20:03, 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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