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Nujoma, Greed and Systemic Corruption

Namibian - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
SAM Shafiishuna Nujoma is arguably Namibia's political patron saint. From when he led Swapo during apartheid until he retired in 2005, many, if not most, Namibians perceive him to be an icon who can do no wrong.
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UAE forces retaliate after 50 coalition troops die in Yemen missile attack

The Guardian - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Emirati soldiers carry coffins of UAE soldiers killed in the deadly missile attack. Photograph: Emirates News Agency/EPA. Agence France-Presse.
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Former PM Joe Clark urges Canada to 'do more' to ease Syrian refugee crisis

CTV News - ‎42 minutes ago‎
HALIFAX -- Former prime minister Joe Clark says he believes Canadian officials can overcome obstacles to speed up the acceptance of Syrian refugees, much as his government found ways to airlift Vietnamese boat people after he won office in 1979.
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Germany's Angela Merkel: Right to political asylum has no limits on the number ...

Belfast Telegraph - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chancellor Angela Merkel said that her country will not stop anyone from seeking asylum, as thousands of migrants desperate to leave Hungary made their way westward to Germany and Austria.
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How Russia's move to send a military advance team to Syria poses concerns for US

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt WASHINGTON: Russia has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps the United States fears may signal that President Vladimir Putin is planning to vastly expand his military support for ...
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The ANCYL is not autonomous - Zuma

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma on Saturday warned the ANC Youth League of trying to define itself outside the mother body. "Don't try to emphasise the autonomy," he told delegates at the 25th national congress in Midrand, Johannesburg.
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President Jacob Zuma Concludes Working Visit to the People's Republic of China - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Jacob Zuma has, at the invitation of His Excellency Presidency Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China, participated in a commemorative event in Beijing on 3 September 2015, to mark the 70th Anniversary of the End of the Occupation of ...
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Don't politicise NRCs issuance – Mwila

Times of Zambia - ‎2 hours ago‎
... • Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila (second right) with Lusaka Province Minister Obvious Mwaliteta (right) observe as a resident of Mandevu registers for a new NRC at Mutambe School in Mandevu yesterday.
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Boko Haram in Lagos, Enugu: What Has Become Of Traders And Markets

NAIJ.COM - ‎5 hours ago‎
Some Lagos and Enugu residents have been gripped by fear following recent announcement by the Department of State Security (DSS) that the dreaded Boko Haram sect had moved to these states.
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Al Bashir and Zuma Agreed on Plan to Confront Challenges Facing Africa

Sudan Vision - ‎18 hours ago‎
Beijing - President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al Bashir, and the South African President, Jacob Zuma, have agreed on a plan to confront the challenges facing Africa, top of them is the issue of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Court stops Flyafrica flights

Namibian - ‎Sep 4, 2015‎
LOW-COST airline Flyafrica must immediately stop the passenger flights it started to operate between Windhoek and OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, this week.
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Use the power in tourism to drive the integration agenda

Namibia Economist - ‎Sep 4, 2015‎
If there is one common thing that Cecil the Lion has demonstrated clearly, it is the power of tourism to be a catalyst for economic growth.
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G20 promises transparency on rate moves as eco disappoints - ‎4 hours ago‎
Many emerging market economies are concerned that when the US Federal Reserve raises borrowing costs, investors will withdraw from other markets and buy dollar assets, weakening other currencies and creating turbulence as capital flees.
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Against all odds, Hong Kong hold China to 0-0 draw in World Cup qualifier ...

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
Like a victory: 'We're counting our blessings,' says Hong Kong coach after raining on China's parade in World Cup qualifier.
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Google plans to re-enter China this year: Report

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: Google expects to return to mainland China as early as this fall following a five-year absence, tech website The Information reported on Friday.
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Toyota invests $50M in car-tech research at Stanford and MIT

San Mateo Daily Journal - ‎5 minutes ago‎
EAST PALO ALTO - Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers.
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Apple's files patent for fuel cell system that could keep MacBook running for ...

IBNLive - ‎7 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Apple has filed a patent for a new power technology that it could possibly keep a MacBook running for not hours, not days, but weeks without a recharge.
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Apple is a little too dependent on iPhones

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: For all the attention Apple has received this year for its new smartwatch and music service, or rumors about an updated TV device and building a car, the company is increasingly dependent on the iPhone.
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FLOTUS, Gwyneth Paltrow wish `queen` Beyonce `Happy B'Day`

Times of India - ‎38 minutes ago‎
When it comes to wishing singing sensation Beyonce a happy birthday, then all A-listers, celebrities and prominent world personalities shower their love and best wishes on her.
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Sotheby's to sell art collection of late owner A. Alfred Taubman

Los Angeles Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
The massive art collection of the late shopping mall billionaire A. Alfred Taubman features more than 500 works including valuable paintings by De Kooning, Modigliani and Gainsborough.
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Obama to present National Humanities Medal to Jhumpa Lahiri

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author is one of the 10 distinguished recipients of the 2014 National Humanities Medal, to be presented by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony on September 10.
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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden pregnant with second child - ‎1 hour ago‎
The palace made announced on September 4 through their official Facebook page with the post that read, “They Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are happy to announce that The Crown Princess is expecting their second child,” ...
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Namibia hoping to stun Senegal

Sport24 - ‎Sep 4, 2015‎
Cape Town - The Brave Warriors of Namibia are set to welcome Senegal's Lions of Teranga as they honour their 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations, Group K Qualifier hoping to stun their visitors.
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Namibia target elusive first World Cup win

Reuters Africa - ‎2 hours ago‎
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Namibia's sole aim at the rugby World Cup is to end a run of 15 straight defeats at the global showpiece as they go into the 2015 tournament with some good form behind them.
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Mario Götze strikes twice against Poland to send Germany top of Euro 2016 group

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mario Götze celebrates after finding the net against Poland, who slip to second spot in Group D, behind Germany. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters.
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Sir Alex: Man Utd didn't think Rooney was an "out-and-out goalscorer"

Squawka Football News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Wayne Rooney's goalscoring ability was not the reason Sir Alex Ferguson brought him to Old Trafford, the iconic Manchester United manager told the Daily Mail.
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Fossil of one-million-year-old monkey identified - ‎1 hour ago‎
Melbourne: An international team of scientists has dated a species of a rare monkey - roughly the size of a small cat who lived largely on a diet of fruit and leaves - from the Caribbean region to just over one million-year old.
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60000 Antelopes Mysteriously Die in Kazakhstan in 4 Days

Yibada (English Edition) - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than 120,000 endangered saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan have mysteriously died in just two weeks. (Photo : An entire herd of of saiga, which is a certain kind of antelope that is indigenous to Kazakhstan, has mysteriously died, wiping out ...
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Wondering Why There Aren't More Lions? It All Boils Down To Math

Tech Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The reason why there aren't more lions in the world is not entirely because of hunting, but because patterns of predator-prey relationships across diverse ecosystems show that speed growth in prey is quicker than the predator.
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Frustration mounting at 'snail's pace' of UN climate talks

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
The "snail's pace" of progress on an agreement to combat climate change is causing widening unease at United Nations (UN) negotiations, with time fast running out before a Paris summit at which a global accord is due to be reached.
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Can The Ekso Suit Help Cure Paralysis?

UPROXX - ‎18 hours ago‎
Mark Pollock is paralyzed from the waist down, the tragic result of an accidental fall he suffered four years ago. And yet, for weeks now, Mark Pollock has been taking step after step, the first man to walk despite complete paralysis of his lower body ...
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West Nile Virus: Tips to avoid it

Midland Daily News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Michigan health officials have identified the state's first confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus for the year in Macomb, Monroe and Ottawa counties, and are reminding people to protect themselves against mosquito bites.
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Strange but sure way to cure seasickness soon

Nature World Report - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Research from Imperial College London, published today (4 September) in the journal Neurology, shows that a mild electrical current applied to the scalp can dampen responses in an area of the brain that is responsible for processing motion signals.
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Salmonella Found in San Diego Cucumbers Sickens 285, Kills 1

Trinity News Daily - ‎25 minutes ago‎
A San Diego-based company recalled all its cucumbers after health officials found that they were contaminated with salmonella. So far, the bacteria sickened 285 people and killed one and are now reported in 27 U.S.