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Friday | News24

Dangerous start to Easter long weekend

Not only can you stay up to date with the latest elections news, you can also get notification of results during the results phase with our easy-to-use app.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Mashable

Giant Asteroid Set Earth's Crust in Motion 3 Billion Years Ago

A dramatic, fresh impact crater dominates this image taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Nov. 19, 2013.

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Iol.co.za

Amputee gets life sence for murder

A Mpumalanga amputee was jailed for life by the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday for shooting and killing his wife.

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Iol.co.za

Bubbles from Benoni found

A 30kg, 3.8 metre Burmese python has been found lying outside her enclosure after causing consternation when she disappeared a day ago.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pipes Drums

Lyttelton Manor Gathering goes to African Skye

April 12, 2014 - The South African Pipe Band season started on a beautiful, warm autumn day, perfect for piping at the Lyttelton Manor Gathering.

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Iol.co.za

'Butcher' surgeon ordered to stop practising

The Benoni plastic surgeon accused of leaving his patients disabled, disfigured and deformed has been ordered to stop practising immediately.

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Iol.co.za

Toyota first and third in Sasol Rally

Leeroy Poulter and Elvne Coetzee consolidated their lead in the South African Rally Championship at the weekend in Mpumalanga with a comfortable win in the Sasol Rally, Round 2 of the series, in their second consecutive win of the new season.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Forbes.com

Dino-Killing Rock Dwarfed By Colossal Asteroid That Smashed Earth Three Billion Years Ago

If the dinosaurs saw it coming, what they would have seen is a giant asteroid rocketing their way, crashing with the power of a billion Hiroshimas and eviscerating their kind from the surface the Earth .

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Pro-Tempt Rubbishes Urey

The President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate has rubbished recent assertion of President Aspirant Benoni Urey that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf showed less concern for the plight of Liberians amid news of the Ebola Virus here.

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Daily Mail

Scientists reconstruct asteroid impact Six Times bigger than the...

'Confused, scared and depressed': Suspect, 16, who injured 21 in school stabbing spree has yet to see his heartbroken parents after police say he 'wanted to die' Will changing your password REALLY protect you from the Heartbleed bug? Now experts warn that switching log-in details may NOT protect you Military contractor, 63, 'was kidnapped by five ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

Seven to appear over Absa theft

Seven people arrested in connection with R4 million stolen from 17 Absa ATMs were expected to appear in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Friday, Mpumalanga police said.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Gender Summit Reviews Progress, Challenges

South Africa has many milestones worth celebrating in its journey to achieving gender equality in the past 20 years, says the Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

EurekAlert!

Scientists reconstruct ancient impact that dwarfs dinosaur-extinction blast

Picture this: A massive asteroid almost as wide as Rhode Island and about three to five times larger than the rock thought to have wiped out the dinosaurs slams into Earth.

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New Vision

Forbes Africa launches Sudhir cover in Uganda

By Nigel Nassar and Sebidde Kiryowa After three years telling the African business story, the highly respected Forbes Africa magazine has finally led with a Ugandan story.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hispanic Business

LifeStraw to combat SA water crisis

In light of the water crisis South Africans are facing, Aqua4Life has taken initiative to tackle the crisis by importing a chemical free, micro-filtration system called LifeStraw, which provides cleaner and safer drinking water than tap, river, dam or bottled water, and assists in the prevention of illness from bacteria and microscopic parasites ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberia Legislature, U.S. Embassy Disagree On Ebola

Barely days after Presidential Press Secretary Jerolinmek Piah and Mr. Benoni Urey disagreed over the response of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia; the statements from the 53rd National Legislature and the United States Embassy near Monrovia have expressed different views on how the Ebola outbreak should be ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

See forest stage rallying at its best

Arguably the highlight of the South African Rally Championship, the Sasol Rally - Round 2 of the national championship and also the second round of the FIA African Rally Championship - returns to the Mpumalanga Lowveld for the 23rd time on 11 and 12 April for a feast of forest special stage racing.

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Dodgy plastic surgeon quits before inquiry

The Benoni plastic surgeon who allegedly botched many of his clients' operations does not want to practise as a doctor anymore.

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Iol.co.za

Drug mule mom faces years in Thai jail

Magda Venter is worried about her nieces. Just six years ago they lost their father; now their mother is locked up in a Thai jail, facing years behind bars for allegedly smuggling R8 million worth of cocaine into the southeast Asian country.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Iol.co.za

Saftas: 'Good Report', LNN, Intersexions shine

LAST LAUGH: Loyiso Gola receives the award for best TV ensemble comedy during the Safta awards ceremony at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on Saturday night.

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