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Malema takes seat… for now

Malema takes seat… for now

By Marianne Merten

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EFF parliamentary leader Julius Malema was to take his seat on the ad hoc Nkandla committee on Friday, but it might not be for long as the National Assembly wants the suspension of the party on Tuesday.

It’s the latest twist in the “Pay back the money” ruckus during President Jacob Zuma’s question time last week after EFF MPs felt the president failed to…

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10 000 litres of alcohol down the drain

10 000 litres of alcohol down the drain

By Zodidi Dan

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Ten thousand litres of alcohol confiscated from shebeens across the province have gone down the drain.

The booze – whisky, brandy, vodka, wine and beer – was destroyed by police under the orders of provincial police commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer, on Thursday, at the Provincial Evidence Management Centre in Belhar.

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MH370 could have changed course earlier then thought, say searchers

MH370 could have changed course earlier then thought, say searchers

By Press Association

The hunt for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has been narrowed to the southern region of the previous search zone after a new analysis of satellite phone data.

A failed attempt at a satellite phone call from the jet ‘suggests … the aircraft might have turned south a little earlier than expected,’ said Warren Truss, Australia’s deputy prime minister.

It comes just weeks…

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The microscopic MITES that live on your face: Study finds 1100% of people have tiny creatures growing in their hair follicles

The microscopic MITES that live on your face: Study finds 1100% of people have tiny creatures growing in their hair follicles

By Mark Prigg

They are tiny eight legged mites, related to spiders and look rather like an ice cream cone with stubby legs at one end.

Yet although you may not recognise, scientists say they are living on your face right now.

A new study found the mites, invisible to the naked eye, in 100% of the people they tested.

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D. brevis is slightly shorter and rounder, and spends most of its life nestled deeply inside a hair follicle sebum (oil) gland.

D. brevis is slightly shorter and rounder, and spends…

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Man, 32, is left with brain damage after ‘being attacked by gang of 20 black men’ in parking lot after being told Waffle House ‘wasn’t safe for white people after Ferguson’

Man, 32, is left with brain damage after ‘being attacked by gang of 20 black men’ in parking lot after being told Waffle House ‘wasn’t safe for white people after Ferguson’

By MailOnline Reporter

  • Ralph Weems IV, who was injured early Saturday, was placed in a medically induced coma at North Mississippi Medical Center 
  • Police Chief Tim Brinkley said 22-year-old Courtez McMillian of Okolona was arrested on Monday evening and that more arrests are pending
  • McMillan is being held in the Clay County Detention Center and will be charged with aggravated assault
  • Weems’ pal…

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Betrayed by the PC cowards: Damning report reveals 1,400 girls were abused by sex gangs because social workers and police feared racism claims

Betrayed by the PC cowards: Damning report reveals 1,400 girls were abused by sex gangs because social workers and police feared racism claims

By Chris Brooke for the Daily Mail and Francesca Infante for the Daily Mail

  • Report found 1,400 children abused between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham
  • The figure is likely to be a conservative estimate of the true scale
  • Victims terrorised with guns and doused in petrol and threatened with fire
  • More than a third of the cases were already know to agencies 
  • Author of the report condemned ‘blatant’…

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Multiculturalism has brought us honour killings and Sharia law, says Archbishop

Multiculturalism has brought us honour killings and Sharia law, says Archbishop

henriMulticulturalism has resulted in honour killings, female genital mutilation and rule by Sharia law, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed, as he called for Britons fighting with Isil to be “banished” from the country.

Lord Carey of Clifton said Muslim communities must “discipline” their young people or see them “banished” from Britain after leaving to fight in Syria and Iraq.

Islamic…

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Racism also rife among blacks

Racism also rife among blacks

There are many more acts of black racism occurring than white racism, they are just seldom reported by the victim, writes Johan Cronje.

henriPretoria – I normally enjoy Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya’s articles in the Pretoria News, because they are usually objective. But in the article of August 19 about transformation, “Racists won’t stop me going places”, he allowed his judgment to be clouded by the…

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‘Raiders of the lost Empire’ by Dan Roodt

‘Raiders of the lost Empire’ by Dan Roodt

From Vanuatu ‘our’ flag and penchant for imitation

South Africa, especially these days, is trying to decide whether we should emulate Idi Amin’s Uganda or some cargo cult on the island of Vanuatu. You could call the system here a “cargo-cult democracy” and as long as we spend about a billion dollars or so every five years on an election, in between elections it’s anything goes. Anarchy, or close…

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By Amanda Williams and Wills Robinson WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Vessel went down near Qarabouli, 35…

By Amanda Williams and Wills Robinson

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
  • Vessel went down near Qarabouli, 35 miles east of the capital Tripoli 
  • Was believed to have been trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe
  • Thousands of migrants have tried to take advantage of calmer seas to flee
  • Breakdown of order in Libya has been heavily exploited by human traffickers
  • More than 100,000 Libyans are thought to…

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