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Bad news for SA artists at the 2017 BET awards

Nigeria, Tanzania and the United Kingdom featured strongly in 2017’s International BET Awards, with Nigerian Singer Songwriter Wizkid scooping the Best International Act from Africa – an award won by South Africa’s DJ Black Coffee in 2016. Correspondent Sherwin Bryce-Pease was at the awards ceremony a short time ago and …

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Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali – WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and … – WQOW TV News 18

Washington PostSwedish government announces release of hostage in Mali - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and ...WQOW TV News 18An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis...

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VW South Africa launches it’s B-BBEE initiative trust

VW South Africa launches it’s B-BBEE initiative trust today. The idea is to bring more BEE suppliers on board and to create a landscape and support network to increase transformation in the automotive sector. This takes place in a constrained local vehicle manufacturing sector. GMSA is pulling out of South …

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Nigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN Report – The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperNigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN ReportThe Nation NewspaperWith its population estimated at 191.8 million and a growth rate of 54.8 per cent in the past seven years, Nigeria is set to dislodge the United States (U.S.) as the world's third largest country in another 33 years, says a United Nations Report ...India's population to surpass that of China's around 2024: UNMoneycontrol.comWorld population to hit 9.8 billion by 2050, despite nearly universal lower...

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Mali’s first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understanding – National Catholic Reporter

National Catholic ReporterMali's first cardinal said to foster regional peace, understandingNational Catholic ReporterCardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, greets visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA). Cardinal-designate Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, is pictured while greeting visitors in Bamako May 25. (CNS/Nicolas Remene, EPA).Mali delays constitutional referendum to cool tensionsNews24Mali Referendum on Constitutional Amendments DelayedVoice of AmericaMali Government Says to Delay Constitutional ReferendumU.S. News & World ReportCatholicPhilly.com -San Francisco Chronicleall 9 news articles »

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CRIME AND DANGER IN SOUTH AFRICA

SUPPORT JOURNALISM. DONATE AT PATREON.COM/TIMCAST Today I spoke with some South Africans who moved to Seoul to discuss the current state of crime and danger in SA. Make sure to subscribe for more travel, news, opinion, and documentary with Tim Pool everyday. FOLLOW ME Instagram – http://instagram.com/Timcast Twitter – http://twitter.com/Timcast …

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AAU committed to uphold African Union’s Global Agenda 2063 – Ghana News Agency

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Ghana News AgencyAAU committed to uphold African Union's Global Agenda 2063Ghana News AgencyAccra, June 6, GNA - Professor Etienne E. Ehile, the Secretary General, Association of African Universities (AAU), has said that the Association has aligned itself with the continental educational policies. These include the African Union's (AU) global ...Kenya commits Sh800 million to setting up scholarship fundDaily NationAAU celebrates 50 years as voice of higher educationUniversity World NewsAAU meeting highlights higher education in AfricaNews Ghanaall 4 news articles »

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South Africa in a recession

The South African economy has moved into a recession. This after the country’s Gross Domestic Product decreased by minus 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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Kidnapped, beaten, raped and held for five years: Girls reveal the brutalities of Boko Haram – Irish Independent

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Irish IndependentKidnapped, beaten, raped and held for five years: Girls reveal the brutalities of Boko HaramIrish IndependentBoko Haram's repeated attacks have paralysed Borno in north-eastern Nigeria for eight years. Our reporter spoke to women abducted and raped by the vicious insurgents who want to create an Islamic state. Tragedy: Maimuna, with her son Ibrahim (4).Storm destroys 1000 refugee homes in NigeriaThe Sun Daily600 security personnel deployed to Maiduguri churches, mosquesNAIJ.COMBoko Haram: NSCDC Deploys 600 Personnel To Maiduguri Worship CentersSaharaReporters.comThe Eagle Online -Vanguardall 18 news articles

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Thousands of Nigeria’s returning refugees need humanitarian assistance – UN refugee agency – UN News Centre

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UN News CentreThousands of Nigeria's returning refugees need humanitarian assistance – UN refugee agencyUN News CentreNigerian refugees returning from Cameroon wait to register at Banki camp in northern Nigeria. Photo UNHCR/Romain Desclous. Tweet. Print. 2 June 2017 – As thousands of refugees return from Cameroon to north-eastern Nigeria, straining the few existing ...World Digest: June 2, 2017Washington PostAl-Shabaab replaces Boko Haram as Africa's deadliest terror groupVICE NewsSuicide bombers kill nine in northern CameroonEyewitness NewsReliefWeb -Aljazeera.

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Fitch has affirmed South Africa’s credit rating

Rating Agency Fitch has affirmed South Africa’s credit rating. But Fitch had already cut South Africa’s sovereign rating which relates to debt in foreign currency, as well as rand-denominated debt to junk status. That followed President Jacob Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news source

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