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FIFA bans three South African officials from football

FIFA bans three South African officials from football

Three South African football officials have been banned by FIFA following an investigation into international friendlies prior to the 2010 World Cup. Former South African Football ...

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Commonwealth Day: People should support those in need

Commonwealth Day: People should support those in need

The Commonwealth is an international association consisting of the UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire, and dependencies. Representatives from ...

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European Union suspends funding to Burundi

European Union suspends funding to Burundi

The European Union has suspended its direct support to the government of Burundi, saying that the authorities in Bujumbura have not sufficiently addressed EU's concerns. A signifi ...

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Presidential campaigns ongoing in Congo ahead of the March 20 poll

Presidential campaigns ongoing in Congo ahead of the March 20 poll

Sitting President Denis Sassou Nguesso is vying for a third term in office after a controversial modification to the country’s constitution to allow him run. He has denied any wro ...

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Mrs SA crowned Mrs World 2016

Mrs SA crowned Mrs World 2016

Candice Abrahams, the reigning Schwarzkopf Professional Mrs South Africa 2016, was named Mrs World 2016 in a glitzy event held in China on Saturday. Abrahams is the first South Af ...

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PSG trounce Troyes 9-0 to win French Ligue 1 title

PSG trounce Troyes 9-0 to win French Ligue 1 title

An input of four blinders from Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped Paris St Germain to clinch their fourth successive Ligue 1 title on Sunday with a rampant 9-0 rout of Troyes, thus becomin ...

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Sierra Leone rejects abortion legalisation bill

Sierra Leone rejects abortion legalisation bill

A bill in Sierra Leone seeking to legalise abortion has been blocked again by president Ernest Bai Koroma. The bill had been unanimously passed by the country’s members of parliam ...

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Gender: The black sheep in the transformation debate

Gender: The black sheep in the transformation debate

Days before International Women’s Day last week, Germany passed a law obligating some of Europe’s biggest companies to have women occupying 30% of their top jobs by next year. In ...

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Why African scientists must be champions for democracy

Why African scientists must be champions for democracy

Hundreds of people were murdered in my home town during three bloody days in December 2015. They were victims of what’s come to be called the Zaria massacre, killed by soldiers wh ...

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Anti-racism week kicks off in SA

Anti-racism week kicks off in SA

Today marks the start of Anti-Racism Week during which South Africans are encouraged to take on racism by learning about it, talking about it, speaking out against it and acting t ...

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