Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

Corporates cautious to issue debt

Record total issuances expected to taper off.

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Zim blogger dishes out dirt

Reveals information from well-connected insiders of Mugabe’s health secrets, murder, assassination and corruption plots.

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King 'smokes' Zuma

Dagga-smoking AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was at it again yesterday, calling President Jacob Zuma “a liar who did not use condoms”.

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Petrol tax burning us up

At R13.23 a litre for unleaded petrol, South Africans are paying R221 in taxes to fill up a 60-litre tank.

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Hijackers caught in sting

A swarm of angry bees came to the rescue of two Johannesburg hijack victims yesterday.

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UK's MI6 'spied on Mandela'

British intelligence operatives “posed as bird-watchers” to spy on Nelson Mandela’s ANC hideout before he was arrested, it has been claimed.

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Cape Town among big four

Cape Town has again been named the fourth-best city in the world – after Bangkok, Istanbul and Florence – by Travel + Leisure.

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Big demand for 'legit' diet drug

Less than a month after a new prescription weight-loss drug hit pharmacy shelves in the US, South Africans are trying to buy Belviq online.

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Madiba responding to treatment: presidency

Former president Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment but is still in a critical but stable condition, the presidency said on Wednesday.

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Reputed Colombia drug lord charged in New York

One of Colombia’s top drug lords, Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, was charged in New York on Wednesday with drug trafficking a day after being extradited from Bogota.

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Syria rebels deny Russia sarin accusation

The mainstream rebel Free Syrian Army accused Moscow of lying on Wednesday, when it said it had evidence that rebel fighters had used sarin nerve gas in an attack.

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Italy investigating deportation of Kazakh oligarch's wife

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has ordered an investigation into the deportation in May of the wife and daughter of fugitive Kazakh oligarch and dissident Mukhtar Ablyazov as questions about its legality multiply.

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UN: Peacekeepers shoot 4 in Congo firefight

The United Nations says its peacekeepers in the Congo were drawn into a shootout between gunmen and a rebel group and shot four of the attackers.

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Zuma sends condolences to Somalia

President Jacob Zuma has sent condolences to the government and the people of Somalia following the death of ambassador Sayid Sheriff on Wednesday.

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