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  1. Pistorius stripped of honorary degree by Scottish universityRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Sunday Herald

    A SCOTTISH university has stripped Oscar Pistorius of his honorary degree, four months after the six-time Paralympic champion was jailed for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. A SCOTTISH university has stripped Oscar Pistorius of his honorary degree, four months after the six-time Paralympic champion was jailed for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


  2. Narine absence a blow for WIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trinadad Express

    ... in the final; West Indies later omitted him from the ill-fated, aborted tour of India and the now completed South Africa tour. Encouraged by results after what the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) termed "intense remedial work" undertaken by Narine ...


  3. Our Happily Ever After...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    ... boy who said his name was Stephana He asked me for a relationship eight weeks before I had to depart for South Africa and I said no, let's just be friendsa I had to leave in eight weeks and I didn't want to take the risk of feeling lost when I got ...


  4. Teens inspire African dreamRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Salim Shekh, Manish Chowdhury and Sikha Patra discuss the storyboard of a short on Salim. Picture by Sudeshna Banerjee Sikha Patra and Salim Shekh, two teenagers from an Ultadanga colony feted around the world for being agents of change, have got a call-up from South Africa to share how they have taken on the onus of community development on their young shoulders.


  5. Egypt antiquities showman tells the world it's safe to visitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star

    Egypt's best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer's fedora who joined the last, doomed Cabinet of President Hosni Mubarak, then resigned in a swirl of corruption allegations after the 2011 revolution ousted his patron. Admired or reviled, he is once again a frontman for Egypt, exhorting international audiences to see the heritage of a country where unrest has hit tourism hard.


  6. IOM: Attacks Against Foreign Migrants on Rise in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News

    ... entrepreneurs simply because of their ethnic background. The misperception still exists that migrants come to South Africa to steal jobs and take advantage of the social system. In reality, many migrants create jobs and generate economic activity, ...


  7. Kevin Mitchell beats Daniel Estrada: Dazzling display in the capital...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies He sits relaxed, surrounded by family and friends amidst the bustle of post fight celebration.


  8. Finding the right mixRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... right amount of confidence and right amount of everything which saw them annihilate New Zealand 44-0 and beat South Africa in the final. But just in the next tournament in Port Elizabeth they ended up in the plate because we thought they may have ...


  9. Six Nations: Nick Mallett's numbers gameRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... not very often, they usually concede because they are under extreme pressure at the scrum or the breakdown. "South Africa have long played a game that relies upon territory and penalties," says Mallett. "They are quite happy to win with 40 per cent ...


  10. Six Nations rugby contest a unique pleasureRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... before. The gap between the northern and southern hemispheres looks to be narrowing. Wales and Ireland beat South Africa in November, France, England and Ireland beat Australia, Scotland and Wales clung on to the All Blacks' shirt tails for an hour. ...


  11. Six Nations: Liam Williams stirs memories of 1970sRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    ... a key figure in the famous, star-studded British and Irish Lions teams that conquered New Zealand in 1971 and South Africa three years later, was and still is feted for his dramatic intervention. Gourdon seemed certain to score in a corner of ...


  12. Fraud, organised crime costing Africa billions per yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Africa loses at least $50 billion a year to illicit practices like tax fraud, corruption and organised crime, a worrying situation that is hurting the continent's economies, a UN-mandated study group warned Sunday. Illicit financial flows -- which range from international corporations dodging taxes to the trafficking of weapons and minerals -- are a barrier to creating jobs on the world's poorest continent, according to the group headed by ex-South African president Thabo Mbeki.


  13. South Africa: South Africa Riots Raise Worry About Anti-Foreign SentimentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... how immigrants from war-torn, impoverished African nations can set up and successfully run businesses in South Africa. In another part of Johannesburg, known as Little Mogadishu, Somali Salat Abdullahi recalled how relatives raised funds to buy him ...


  14. Cobras close in on home finalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Cape Cobras closed in on a home final as they squeezed to a four-wicket win against the Warriors . Andrew Puttick formed the foundation of the chase with 86 off 125 balls, but the Cobras still needed nine off the last over.


  15. Botswana: Plains of passageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... kaleidoscope. Hunting is outlawed in Botswana and so are fences around wildlife reserves (unlike neighbouring South Africa), which means the elephants are able to traverse their ancient pathways unhindered. This piece of savannah is also home turf ...


  16. Report: $60 Billion Leaves Africa Illegally Each YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Voice of America

    African heads of state, joined by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, sixth from left in front row, and UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon, third from right in front row, pose for a group photograph at the annual African Union summit held at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 30, 2015. More than $60 billion leaves the African continent every year through illicit financial flows, and the amount keeps on growing.


  17. Re: South African Doctor Found Guilty Of Creating Drugs, Chemicals To Kill AfricansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsOne

    A South African doctor that rose to infamy during the period of a partheid for his production of chemical weapons and drugs was found guilty this week of unprofessional conduct. Wouter Basson , who headed a controversial chemical and biological weapons program in the 1980s and 1990s, saw an end to a six-year inquiry by The Health Professions Council of South Africa after the group made their verdict.


  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Egypt's best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an ex... . In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, schoolchildren roam an exhibition of replicas of Tutankhamun's treasures at an exhibition at a Krugersdorp, South Africa, Casino, brought to South Africa by Egypt's former top ant... .


  19. Super Bowl in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    I am in Cape Town and want to find a place to watch the Super Bowl in real time. If anyone knows of a place, please let me know.


  20. Hearn Will Push For Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell ClashRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Kevin Mitchell is in line for a world title shot after out-classing Daniel Estrada. The East Londoner dominated from start to finish and stopped the experienced Mexican after eight one-sided rounds.