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The must-have game apps for your phone

angry_birds_family_by_fizzle_knight-d61ffh9Mobile phones have effectively revolutionised the way we live our lives, and continue to grow in technical capabilities to further extend the range of facilities and functions available to its users. One in five people across the world own a … Read the rest


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Sadtu ‘sickened’ by corruption

sadtuSouth African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has called on anyone with evidence that its members are involved in reported cash-for-jobs scandal to come forward calling the practice “sickening”.

The City Press has revealed that Sadtu officials are said to be … Read the rest


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Land invasion south of Johannesburg

plakkersResidents from the Lawley informal settlement have invaded land along the Lawley Road, south of Johannesburg.

The residents formed small groups on the land while community members addressed them amid heavy police presence.

According to Thabangu Masukela, a member of … Read the rest


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How empires collapse

rising-wedgeBy Charles Hugh Smith.

This is how empires collapse: one complicit participant at a time.

Before an empire collapses, it first erodes from within. The collapse may appear sudden, but the processes of internal rot hollowed out the resilience, resolve, … Read the rest




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Cornish recognized as official UK minority

cornishThe residents of England’s windswept, wave-lashed southwest are Europe’s newest official minority.

The British government said Thursday Cornish people have been given the same status as Scots, Welsh and Irish — the U.K.’s other Celtic peoples — under EU law … Read the rest


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Fracking could cause cancer

windpomp-karooShale gas exploration, currently planned in the Karoo, won’t only negatively affect the environment and water resources in that region, but could pose significant health risks to surrounding communities, a Cape Town academic has warned.

These include cancer and the … Read the rest




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Dead baby discovered in refuse

refuseremovalRefuse removal employees made a shocking discovery on their rounds on Easter Monday when they found a new born baby in a rubbish bin in Terenure, Kempton Park.

The gruesome discovery was made just after 3pm at Falcon Haven, a … Read the rest


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US troops heading to Eastern Europe

ustroopsIt seems the truce “deal” is well and truly dead…

– 600 U.S. TROOPS HEADING TO EUROPE FOR EXERCISES: PENTAGON
– U.S. AIRBORNE TROOPS GOING TO POLAND, LITHUANIA, LATVIA,ESTONIA
– U.S. MILITARY EXERCISES ARE IN RESPONSE TO UKRAINE CRISIS:KIRBY
– … Read the rest