Daily Archives: July 20, 2013

Pics – Credo, the multimedia musical testament to the Freedom Charter

Sibongile Khumalo1 Pics – Credo, the multimedia musical testament to the Freedom Charter

A night of high culture saw us through the last hours of International Madiba Day. read more

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Accountant Geldenhuys guilty of theft

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Local accountant and sole owner of ADD X Trading 523 CC, trading as Financial Management Services, Henry Geldenhuys, pleaded guilty to theft by general deficiency in the Port Alfred Regional Court on Friday. Geldenhuys acknowledged that he received and amount of R1, 563, 530.64 from the owner of Networked Audio Solutions CC, Richard Foss, during […] read more

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Watch – Cops shut down Mandela spin-off

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Zille: Well done, Angie Motshekga

carien du plessis e1359815126809 Zille: Well done, Angie Motshekga

DA leader and former Western Cape MEC Helen Zille this week became an unlikely defender of embattled Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga. Here is Zille’s defence in her own words. read more

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Dolce and Gabbana shuts Milan stores in 'indignation'

Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have closed their Milan stores over remarks relating to their tax evasion conviction. read more

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Zim elections: Prominent lawyer running for Parliament arrested

Zimbabwean police have arrested lawyer Arnold Tsunga who is running against President Robert Mugabe’s party in the July 31 polls, say lawyers. read more

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Africa’s Institutions Endorse AfDB’s Africa50 Fund to support Infrastructure Financing

In a joint declaration issued in Tunis, Tunisia, on 19 July 2013, African institutions endorsed the AfDB’s Africa50 Fund as Africa’s vehicle to facilitate large-scale mobilization of resources and to unlock international private financing with a view to addressing Africa’s infrastructure gap. During the meeting the heads of key African political, economic and finance institutions “pledged to work together towards building Africa50Fund”. read more

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Communique – Roundtable on Financing Africa’s Infrastructure – Tunis, Tunisia, on 19th July 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Communique – Roundtable on Financing Africa’s Infrastructure – Tunis, Tunisia, on 19th July 2013:
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Man injured after detonating bomb In Beijing airport

A man in a wheelchair who has detonated an explosive in Beijing airport, hurt himself and sent smoke billowing through parts of the airport. read more

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Sierra Leone needs $3.5bn investment to restore power sector

Sierra Leone is seeking billions from the private sector to overhaul its electricity industry with the aim of increasing output 10-fold by 2017. read more

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MEC Kolisile’s car hit a truck – Mokonyane

Nomvula Mokonyane MEC Kolisile’s car hit a truck – Mokonyane

Gauteng Economic Development MEC Nkosiphendule Kolisile was killed in a head-on collision with a truck, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has said. read more

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Toxic levels of pesticide found in school meal after 23 kids die

food eat girl india Toxic levels of pesticide found in school meal after 23 kids die

Patna – Police say samples of cooking oil and leftover food taken from an Indian school, where 23 children died after eating lunch this past week, were contaminated with “very toxic” levels of an agricultural pesticide. read more

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Sandilands save helps Bafana finish third

wayne Sandilands save helps Bafana finish third

Ndola, Zambia – Captain Wayne Sandilands saved a penalty as South Africa beat Lesotho 2-1 to finish third at the Cosafa Cup. read more

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Rights groups insist on investigation into gay Camerioonian's death

Cameroon’s rights groups have pressed the government to carry out a proper investigation into the gruesome murder of a prominent gay rights activist. read more

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