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  1. Trump refugee cuts slow resurgence of cities like BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... for refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs, some of whom open their own shops selling food from Laos or clothes from Africa. Yousef comes in after her 5 a.m. shift at a supermarket bakery to spend the afternoon selling handcrafted macrame products and ...

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  2. Trump refugee cuts slow resurgence of cities like BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | North Shore News

    ... for refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs, some of whom open their own shops selling food from Laos or clothes from Africa. Yousef comes in after her 5 a.m. shift at a supermarket bakery to spend the afternoon selling handcrafted macrame products and ...

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  3. .com | Western Cape set to cook as temperatures top 30 degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | News24

    According to data from the South African Weather Service , the maximum temperature in Cape Town will hit 33C on Tuesday and 32C on Wednesday. SAWS issued a red alert for the Western Cape, the western parts of the Northern Cape and the western parts of the Eastern Cape on Tuesday.

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  4. .com | DA plays populist immigration cardRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | News24

    As elsewhere in the world, migration is increasingly at the centre of South Africa's public and political debate. For the first time, the country's official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance , has released a document outlining its "immigration plan" for the country.

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  5. UPDATE 2-Kenya's ARM Cement creditors approve sale of assets to cut debtRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Reuters

    Creditors of Kenya's ARM Cement , once the country's second-largest cement maker but which has been in administration since August, approved on Tuesday the sale of a subsidiary or assets to reduce its debt of $190 million. The creditors did not identify which subsidiary or assets would be sold, or the possible value of a sale, under Tuesday's rescue plan, during which the company will remain operational.

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  6. .com | Floyd Shivambu's fantastical tirade shows fear within the EFFRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | News24

    ... It waits in trepidation for its fake revolutionary cloak to be ripped off and to be exposed to the citizens of South Africa as merely another set of corrupt, greedy politicians. The Daily Maverick says it has information that Floyd's younger brother ...

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  7. Infantino Plans for New Global Tournaments Back on FIFA AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Al Bawaba

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino 's plans for two new global tournaments are back on the agenda at the governing body with soccer officials set to discuss the proposals on Friday. FIFA's ruling council meets in Kigali, Rwanda and Infantino's plan for a new 'mini World Cup' and an expanded Club World Cup feature among the items for discussion according to the agenda document.

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  8. .com | DEVELOPING: National Assembly to debate VBS Mutual Bank scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | News24

    ... be punished with jail. I will not back off from that view," he told the audience during a talk on digital finance in Africa at the University of Johannesburg on Monday evening. The looting of the mutual bank, which was unpacked in a damning Reserve ...

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  9. .com | 'We'll appoint an NDPP who'll be slippery to clutches of state capture' - RamaphosaRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | News24

    President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the 8th annual Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture at the Artscape Theatre. President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised that South Africa will have a National Director of Public Prosecutions who is "slippery" to potential capturers of the state.

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  10. .com | Why the appointment of the NPA boss is so importantRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | News24

    ... and "be a fit and proper person". It is silent on the process the president must follow when appointing a NDPP. South Africa has had five NDPPs since the establishment of the NPA. Bulelani Ngcuka left in 2004 in the wake of his famous comment that ...

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  11. .com | Nurse under fire for k-word message asking why white woman is dating black manRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | News24

    Larochelle Smit has endured attacks for dating outside her race but when she got a racist Facebook message from the mother of a man she used to date, she decided enough was enough. Speaking to News24 on Tuesday, 28-year-old Smit said she was shocked when nurse Elaine Jacobs sent her the "absolutely disgusting" private message last month.

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  12. Africa's Blockchain Potential Untapped, But How To Implement It?Read the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Forbes.com

    ... the African continent, not necessarily in the modern first world. There are plenty of problems that need solving in Africa. These problems potentially canalso be solved with a few key principles that are inherent to blockchain, such as transparency, ...

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  13. Zimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on economic crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Zimbabwe's opposition leader on Tuesday called for the creation of a "national transitional authority" to deal with a worsening economic crisis amid shortages of basic items such as drugs and fuel. Nelson Chamisa, who narrowly lost July's election, accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of excessive borrowing and lacking ideas to solve Zimbabwe's biggest crisis in a decade.

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  14. Exclusive: Justice Department demands details from Glencore on intermediary firms - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking documents from Glencore about intermediary companies that the commodities firm has worked with in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Venezuela and Nigeria, sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, November 20, 2012.

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  15. OPINION: Rwanda proving an ideal host for GEC+Africa 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    I had a private audience there with the ministers of Information and communications technology and youth, and the permanent secretary to the minister of trade and commerce. This was subsequent to Rwanda winning a tightly-contested bid to host GEC+Africa 2019, part of the Global Entrepreneurship Network Africa, which falls under the Global Entrepreneurship Network umbrella, operating projects across the continent.

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  16. Asanko Gold (AKG) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IntersportsWire

    According to Zacks, "Asanko Gold Inc. is a gold producer with its flagship asset, the Asanko Gold Mine, located in Ghana, West Africa. Asanko Gold Inc., formerly known as Keegan Resources Inc., is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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  17. Trump refugee cuts slows resurgence of cities like BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    ... for refugee and immigrant entrepreneurs, some of whom open their own shops selling food from Laos or clothes from Africa. Yousef comes in after her 5 a.m. shift at a supermarket bakery to spend the afternoon selling handcrafted macrame products and ...

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  18. PIGB: NASS to mount pressure for presidential assent - SarakiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill . Saraki spoke at a dinner as part of activities at the ongoing 24th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja on Monday.

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  19. Edo NSCDC intercepts 45,000 litres of illegally-refined petroleum productRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps , Edo Command, has intercepted a truck laden with 45,000 litres of suspected illegally-refined petroleum products. Mr Makinde Ayinla, the State Commandant of the NSCDC, made the disclosure to Newsmen in Benin on Tuesday.

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  20. S. Africans urged to fight gender-based violence in guise of religionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... prosecutors, some of the alleged victims were as young as 13 years old. The case has sparked public interest in South Africa, where there is a history of so-called holy men taking advantage of their congregations. "Today we find adults who took ...

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