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SAA acting CEO 'overstated his qualifications'

Yesterday at 10:09, SAST

The airline admitted that it was wrong to state that acting chief executive, Nico Bezuidenhout, had qualifications he didn't complete.

DA considers coalitions for 2016 local government elections

Saturday at 13:57, SAST

As it addressed tensions within the tripartite alliance and Parliament, the opposition party says it would contemplate entering into coalitions.

Nigeria building collapse: 'Obtaining DNA is extremely difficult'

Saturday at 12:13, SAST

Genetic testing to identify the remains of South Africans killed in the building collapse has not been easy, according to a new report.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

Deadline day for Iran nuclear deal

Today at 06:01, SAST

Diplomats are to make a final push for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme ahead of a 23:00 GMT deadline, amid talk of a possible extension.


Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial

Today at 04:42, SAST

British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.


US police kill boy carrying fake gun

Today at 06:04, SAST

Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a fake gun.


Source: BBC News
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Education

Tanzania: Dar to Host Global Education Exhibition

Today at 05:49, SAST

[Daily News]MORE than 3,000 primary and secondary schools from within and outside the country are expected to participate in the first international education exhibition which is expected to take place from December 10-14 this year at Dar es Salaam ...


Tanzania: Minister Launches Sh100 Million Scholarship Fund At SAUT

Today at 05:07, SAST

[Daily News]Mwanza -MINISTER for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Lazaro Nyalandu has inaugrated a 100m/- scholarship fund for Saint Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) students from disadvantaged families.


Tanzania: To Succeed, More Girls Must Complete Their Education

Today at 05:07, SAST

[Daily News]The poor ranking of East African countries in the Global Gender Gap Ranking report introduced by the World Economic Forum raises serious cause for concern, especially in gender gap and disparities to do with educational attainment.


Source: All Africa
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Entertainment

Band Aid single storms to number one

Yesterday at 19:59, SAST

Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week.


CBeebies star is youngest Bafta winner

Today at 02:43, SAST

Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards.


Blind Massage in Golden Horse sweep

Yesterday at 12:58, SAST

Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Kenya: Speaker Faked Kidnapping, Police Told

Today at 06:48, SAST

[The Star]Embu Governor Martin Wambora last evening told police that county assembly Speaker Kariuki Mate had faked his own kidnapping to seek sympathy in the contempt of court charges facing him in Kerugoya.


Nigeria: Boko Haram Suspected in Deadly Attack on Fish Traders

Today at 06:32, SAST

[Deutsche Welle]Dozens of people have been killed near a remote lakeside fishing community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state. One source puts the toll at 48. Authorities claim that Islamist Boko Haram insurgents were responsible.


Kenya: Odinga's Presidency Dreams Dealt Blow by Polls

Today at 06:10, SAST

[The Star]A new survey has returned a harsh verdict on what could be Cord leader Raila Odinga's fourth stab at the Presidency, raising questions about whether its time for the opposition chief to get off the playing field, hang up his boots, and ...


Source: All Africa
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Health

Woolworths to reduce number of GM modified products by 50%

Sep 15 at 16:50, SAST

In keeping with our commitment to remove or replace ingredients from genetically modified crops in our foods where possible, Woolworths has announced plans to reduce the current number of products containing ingredients derived from genetically ...


Cape Town's ARV clubs change lives

Aug 21 at 13:14, 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 11:18, SAST

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


Source: The Good News
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Science/Tech

New computer spying bug discovered

Yesterday at 18:32, SAST

Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.


New web data powers plan for police

Yesterday at 16:14, SAST

A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.


Police make computer hijack arrests

Friday at 12:21, SAST

Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers.


Source: BBC News
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Business

School holiday finance survival tips

Today at 08:06, SAST

Keeping the kids entertained over the long summer break can be challenging and expensive. We have some tips to keep the kids and your pocket happy.


Zim not a basket case - Chinamasa

Friday at 12:55, SAST

Zimbabwe Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa was on the charm offensive as he punted his country as ready for investment again.


Ultra-rich getting richer - study

Friday at 12:34, SAST

A bare 0.004 percent of the world's adult population controls nearly $30-trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world's total wealth, according to a new study released Thursday.


Source: iafrica.com
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Sport

The Sound of Music -- on skis?

Nov 7 at 08:37, SAST

The U.S. women's ski team is certainly hitting the high notes in more ways than one.


The harmonious U.S. ski team

Oct 29 at 09:54, SAST

When the U.S. ski team aren't busy competing with each other they can be found singing together on tour.


The best places to ski on Earth?

Oct 24 at 14:08, SAST

It's that time of the year when winter sports enthusiasts dust off their skis and snowboards and get ready to hit the slopes in search of perfect powder and fresh adventures.


Source: CNN
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Nature

New R300m Wind-Turbine Tower Production Factory Offers Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Nov 11 at 23:00, SAST

With South Africa currently in the grip of debilitating rolling black-outs and load shedding due to the Eskom power grid being stretched to capacity, and exacerbated by a loss of capacity at its Majuba power station in Mpumalanga, it comes as ...


SA Airline Innovates to Reduce Fuel Consumption on Boeing 737-800s

Oct 22

kulula.com, South Africa’s largest privately-owned low-fare airline, operated by Comair Limited, recently took to the skies fitted with cutting edge technology to ensure increased fuel efficiency. kulula.com known for its pioneering ...


SA's energy-efficient buildings are good investments

Sep 15 at 16:25, SAST

Energy-efficient commercial buildings in South Africa deliver better returns for their owners, and as a result are better investments, according to a new study conducted by Investment Property Databank (IPD) and the Green Building Council of SA ...


Source: The Good News
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