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  1. Scotland climb to highest world rugby ranking of all-timeRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Daily Mail

    Scotland at number five: Vern Cotter's side climb to their highest world rugby ranking of all-time after convincing Six Nations win over Wales at Murrayfield Scotland have been promoted to fifth in the world after their 29-13 win over Wales at Murrayfield - their highest ranking of all-time. Vern Cotter's week just keeps getting better as his side moved up to third in the Six Nations table as well as their impressive displays reaping the rewards in the world rugby rankings, which were introduced in October 2003.

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  2. Scientists are on a quest to develop artificial blood - even after decades of failureRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    When red blood cells are poured into the test tubes here in Dr. Allan Doctor's lab, tiny tools measure the reaction of the rabbit aortas strung up inside, computing if and how strongly the aortas constrict. Doctor and his team are trying to make sure that when they dump in the artificial blood they're developing, the aortas react the same way.

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  3. Ilkley woman Karen Taylor, who died while on holiday last year...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Ilkley Gazette

    But it is not clear how Karen Taylor's hire car came to leave the road as she drove back to Cape Town after visiting a game reserve in January last year. While no other vehicles were involved in the crash, she could have been distracted by taking photos or an animal, the coroner speculated.

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  4. Litasco CEO sees oil range-bound in 2017, looks to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Oil prices are likely to stay in a tight range between US$50 and US$60 a barrel this year as a recovery in U.S. shale output counterbalances the OPEC supply cut deal to reduce the global glut, Litasco Chief Executive Tim Bullock said in an interview. A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota January 21, 2016.

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  5. Inquest held into 62-year-old woman's tragic death in car accident during South African holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    But it is not clear how Karen Taylor's hire car came to leave the road as she drove back to Cape Town after visiting a game reserve in January last year. While no other vehicles were involved in the crash, she could have been distracted by taking photos or an animal, the coroner speculated.

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  6. Gana Back To His BestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Everton FC

    It seems another 7,000-plus mile round trip and a two-week break was the perfect tonic to overcome Idrissa Gana Gueye's Africa Cup of Nations adventure. Such were the standards he had set before leaving Merseyside for Gabon in early January, the Blues manager admitted he was disappointed with the midfielder's display in the goalless draw at Middlesbrough - his first appearance since returning - and called on his summer recruit to regain his best form for the visit of David Moyes' side.

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  7. Gopal Baglay takes charge as new MEA Spokesperson17 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    New Delhi [India], Feb. 27 : Gopal Baglay on Monday took charge as the new spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs , replacing Vikas Swarup, who has been appointed as the Indian High Commissioner to Canada. "I wish my successor Gopal Baglay all the best for the new assignment.

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  8. Sport24.co.za | Scotland jump ahead of Boks in rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Vern Cotter has achieved what none of his predecessors as head coach could do by steering Scotland to an all-time high of fifth place in the World Rugby rankings. According to the World Rugby website , following their first win over Wales since 2006 Scotland have moved above Saturday's vanquished opponents and South Africa in the rankings, which were first introduced in October 2003, after gaining 1.28 rating points.

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  9. Blitzboks arrive safely in Las VegasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RuggaWorld

    The Blitzboks arrived safely in the USA after a 36-hour trip from Cape Town via London and is keen to get their preparations going for the HSBC Las Vegas Sevens, the fifth tournament of ten in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell said it was good to finally arrive in Nevada after the long trip from South Africa, although their travel was a bit easier than last season.

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  10. Relocate Pan African Parliament from SA over xenophobic attacks - MuntakaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Member of Parliament for Asawase constituency in the Ashanti Region, Muntaka Mubarak Mohammed has moved a motion for the relocation of the Pan African parliament from South Africa following renewed xenophobic attacks in that country. According to him, some of his colleagues in the parliament feel insecure to travel to the country to conduct parliamentary business over the renewed clashes that has seen some foreigners kicked out of their shops and manhandled by local South Africans.

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  11. South Africa: Minister Lynne Brown - Mkhuhlu NDP 2030 Back-to-School ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    It is neither an accident nor a natural phenomenon that many parents in Mkhuhlu are under-educated and relatively poor, battling for resources and dignity. The quality of their lives and that of their parents and grandparents, were very deliberately imposed on them by the unjust laws of the previous government.

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  12. African youth partner to fight corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Vision

    The Young African Leaders Summit 2017 tackled issues like the participation in fighting corruption, good governance, rule of law, challenges of the judicial systems in Africa, among others. Participants in a group photo after receiving Certificates of attendance during the Young African Leaders' Summit 2017 in Jinja over the weekend.

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  13. Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks ready to rock Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    The Blitzboks arrived safely in the USA after a 36-hour trip from Cape Town via London and are keen to get their preparations going for the Las Vegas Sevens, the fifth tournament of ten in the World Rugby Sevens Series. Head coach Neil Powell said it was good to finally arrive in Nevada after the long trip from South Africa, although their travel was a bit easier than last season.

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  14. A glimpse into Israel's clandestine diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    DORE GOLD: 'This has probably been the busiest season for Israel's foreign policy in decades.' Former Foreign Ministry director-general Dore Gold is going to author a global best seller one day when he feels the time is ripe, or he gets permission to declassify his clandestine meetings with people from enemy camps.

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  15. Nigerians in CAF root for HayatouRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Nigerians in CAF have kicked against Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick's support for Mr Ahmad of Madagascar in the forthcoming CAF elections. In a release signed by nine Nigerians holding different offices in CAF: General Dominic Oneya, Dr Amos Adamu, Amanze Uchegbulam, Sani Lulu Abdullahi, Aminu Maigari, Dr Bolaji Ojo-Oba, Paul Bassey, Aisha Falode and Barrister Chris Green, they protested that no Nigerian member of CAF has been consulted nor informed out of courtesy about the ambitions of the NFF President.

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  16. KQ cargo wins African Cargo Airline 2017 awardRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya Airways Cargo has cemented its position as a leading global player in air cargo industry by winning the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award 2017. The award was presented on last week at a Gala awards night held during the 4th Edition of the Stat Times' International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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  17. Kenya to start production of commercial synthetic fuel oilRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Kenya has begun test runs of Africa's first plant that converts end of life plastic waste into commercial synthetic fuel oil. The Kiambu County-based plant uses a conversion technology that involves heating the waste under controlled conditions to produce oil, similar to industrial diesel oil and heavy fuel oil used in power plants, industrial furnaces and boilers.

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  18. #eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    As the CEO of Mall for Africa , the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating experiences that keep online consumers coming back for more. The business began operating from his spare bedroom in 2011 and has since evolved into an online empire, selling over 8.5 billion items across 20,000 categories from more than 150 stores.

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  19. MasterCard Makes it Easier to Open, Close a Bar TabRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    MasterCard continues to move further and further away from plastic. At Mobile World Congress here, the credit card and payments provider announced an expanded rollout of Qkr! with Masterpass , its mobile order-ahead and payment platform, along with a new "Open a Tab" feature letting consumers virtually open and close a bar tab without handing a credit card or driver's license over to the bartender.

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  20. Our courage is being held hostage by a new culture of aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    From my life's experiences I've learned courage has no limits. Courage can be perceived as stubborn or unreasonable.

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