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Diamond Trader And Socialite Eddie Poone Dies

JOHANNESBURG – Well-known Lesotho and Kimberley diamond mogul and socialite Eddie Poone has died. Friends who were with him told that he reacted to a food allergy in Sandton on Thursday night. He was rushed to hospital but declared dead on arrival. Poone and 26 other diamond dealers made headlines when they were arrested by […]

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Ramaphosa Dodges DA Question On Using Pensions To Develop Economy

CAPE TOWN – President Cyril Ramaphosa would not say whether he supported the prescription of assets, a policy that could see local pension funds being invested in state companies, to help develop the economy. Members of Parliament grilled Ramaphosa on Thursday on a range of issues, from his CR17 campaign to land reform. DA leader […]

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Licence To Thrill: Word Warrior 2019!

Monday 12 August 2019 was International Youth Day; a day created by the United Nations to draw attention to the challenges facing young people globally. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming education’ and serves to highlight efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all youth. One aspect of transformation in education is to […]

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Ghana Draws African-American Tourists With ‘Year of Return’

CAPE COAST – US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America. “I wasn’t prepared for this. I’m heartbroken,” she told AFP as she toured the Cape Coast slave fort on Ghana’s ocean shore. “My […]

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Mashaba: Graft Levels When ANC Ran Joburg Make Zuma Look Like A Saint

JOHANNESBURG – Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba said that the corruption committed while the African National Congress (ANC) controlled the metro was more rampant than the claims leveled against former President Jacob Zuma. The ANC on Thursday withdrew a planned motion of no confidence against Mashaba. The party said it wanted Mashaba out to save the […]

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Watch Live: Ramaphosa Q&A In Parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first question and answer session of the sixth Parliament is under way. Questions about his ANC presidential campaign funding are likely to dominate when he responds to MPs in Parliament. EWN

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Mmusi Maimane’s Request To Ask Ramaphosa About CR17 Ministers Denied

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has denied a request by Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane to put an additional question during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s oral reply session on Thursday afternoon. Modise based her decision on the grounds that Maimane failed to meet the strict requirements to have an urgent question added to the order paper, according to Parliament’s spokesperson […]

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Tapas | Traditional Assorted Small Dishes And Ritual From Spain

Original article published at TasteAtlas. Popularly known as Spain’s greatest food invention, these small finger foods are usually accompanied by a few drinks at lunchtime or in the early evening, led by the philosophy “eat when you drink, drink when you eat.” The name originates from the Spanish verb tapar, which means to cover, and the dish stems […]

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