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Zuma: Nkandla upgrades not my fault

Today at 11:09, SAST

President Jacob Zuma says none of the Nkandla reports, including the public protector's, found him at fault for upgrades at the compound.

Nene: Sars still a model public institution

Yesterday at 15:02, SAST

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says that he, alongside Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane, will make sure that the fiscal institution redeems itself.

First China, SA security services

Yesterday at 04:45, SAST

HW Raid Security Pty.Ltd has launched the first Chinese security joint venture in South Africa.

Source: Mail & Guardian Online
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World

North Korea threatens US over Sony

Today at 11:39, SAST

North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.


New York killer boasted to onlookers

Today at 11:09, SAST

The man who shot dead two New York police officers told members of the public to "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the attack, police say.


Spanish princess to face fraud trial

Today at 10:40, SAST

The Spanish king's sister, Princess Cristina, is to face a tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's dealings.


Source: BBC News
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Education

Rwanda: Earning a Degree At the Age of 53, a Story of Resilience

Today at 12:27, SAST

[New Times]Her parents told her that she was born in Rwanda in 1961, and that they were forced to flee, with her as a toddler, to Uganda following the violence of Rwanda's transition to Independence. Half a decade later, Jane enrolled at Kigali ...


Tanzania: Labs Construction Deadline Extended

Today at 11:14, SAST

[Daily News]THE deadline to complete construction of laboratories for science subjects in public secondary schools has been extended by six months.


Ethiopia: Secondary Schools' Primary Importance

Today at 11:06, SAST

[Reporter]The world has made remarkable progress in providing primary education to children worldwide.


Source: All Africa
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Entertainment

Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

Today at 10:10, SAST

Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.


Lord Sugar names his tenth Apprentice

Yesterday at 22:01, SAST

Amstrad founder Lord Sugar names his latest business partner at the climax of BBC One's The Apprentice.


Ben Haenow nabs Christmas number one

Yesterday at 18:49, SAST

X Factor winner Ben Haenow wins the race for the Christmas number one single, with his song Something I Need.


Source: BBC News
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Africa

Africa: Africa Wants to Go Into Business

Today at 03:00, SAST

[SAIIA]Global experience in the last century demonstrated that it is possible for societies to move rapidly from poverty to prosperity. The past decade has seen growing hope that Africa may be on the cusp of emulating these experiences. Its recent ...


Nigeria: Bomb Explosion Rocks Gombe Motor Park

Today at 12:44, SAST

[Premium Times]Scores of people are feared killed after an explosion ripped through a crowded motor park in Gombe town, Gombe State, residents have said.


Kenya: Here Are Kenya's Top Google Searches in 2014

Today at 10:33, SAST

[CIO]Google has released the annual Year in Search 2014, which highlights unique searches that grabbed attention of Kenyans throughout the year.


Source: All Africa
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Health

Source: The Good News
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Science/Tech

North Korea threatens US over Sony

Today at 11:39, SAST

North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.


S Korea holds cyber drill after hack

Today at 04:03, SAST

South Korea's nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.


Gadget insurance complaints rise

Today at 00:04, SAST

The Financial Ombudsman Service says it received 2,200 complaints about gadget warranties last year, double that of the previous year.


Source: BBC News
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Business

Dept calms fuel supply fears

Today at 13:54, SAST

The Department of Energy has calmed fears that the country will run of petrol and diesel over festive season.


Gulf oil producers firm on OPEC output

Today at 12:52, SAST

Oil-rich Arab Gulf countries stood firm against non-OPEC crude producers on Sunday, vowing they will not cut output nor hold an emergency cartel meeting to support slumping prices.


Budget for your festive shopping

Today at 10:32, SAST

With the festive season in full swing consumers have been cautioned to spend more wisely during the holidays. Here are some tips...


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Sport

Fighter pilot's golden dream

Dec 9 at 11:19, SAST

Champion skier or female fighter pilot? Whether to hurtle down the slopes at breakneck speed or defy G-force in the cockpit of a jet plane.


Cancer sufferer's debt to ski star

Nov 28 at 11:14, SAST

They have barely met, lead lives a world apart and did not speak for two years. But Emma Lundell has made Mikaela Shiffrin cry, and Shiffrin has given Lundell hope.


Skiing: Violinist Mae appeals ban

Dec 8 at 17:28, SAST

Musical maestro Vanessa Mae lodges appeal to get her four year skiing banned lifted.


Source: CNN
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Nature

Source: The Good News
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