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ARTSY EDITORIAL Now in its eighth year, FNB Joburg opens its 2015 edition next week with a lineup featuring some of the strongest names in contemporary art from South Africa

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The Al Jazeera Trial: The Verdict, Reactions, and Next Steps

    The Al Jazeera Trial: The Verdict, Reactions, and Next Steps

 On Saturday, August 29, Egypt’s Cairo Criminal Court sentenced journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Peter Greste to three years in prison, in the latest development in the Al Jazeera

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Hurricane Fred Threatens Cape Verde Islands off Africa

    Hurricane Fred Threatens Cape Verde Islands off Africa

Hurricane Fred was threatening the Cape Verde Islands on Monday (Aug. 31). (NASA GOES-Floater satellite) PrintEmail By Mark Schleifstein,  Hurricane Fred, with sustained winds reaching 80 mph, will pass over or

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Algeria – Oran to welcome 2021 Mediterranean Games (August 31, 2015)

    Algeria – Oran to welcome 2021 Mediterranean Games (August 31, 2015)

France congratulates the city of Oran, which was selected to host the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games, in 2021. This success reflects the exceptional commitment of the Algerian authorities.

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Oil Prices Drop After Huge Rally…

    Oil Prices Drop After Huge Rally…

Oil prices fell on Monday, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in last week’s rally and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy and

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Bonds Weaker As Rand Lowers On Hopes of US Rate Hike

    Bonds Weaker As Rand Lowers On Hopes of US Rate Hike

Picture: THINKSTOCK SOUTH African bonds were weaker in the late afternoon on Monday as the bond market tracked the softer rand. Local trade data appeared to have no effect on

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Bank Audi-Egypt, EIB, EBRD Start Dollar Liquidity Talks

    Bank Audi-Egypt, EIB, EBRD Start Dollar Liquidity Talks

Bank Audi SAE, the eighth largest commercial bank in Egypt, is in ongoing talks with some European banks to secure dollar liquidity, a senior banking source told Amwal Al Ghad

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Hunger Rises in Somalia As El Nino Floods Loom – U.N.

    Hunger Rises in Somalia As El Nino Floods Loom – U.N.

Author: Katy Migiro The number of Somalis in hunger has risen in the past six months, the United Nations said on Monday, predicting a further spike as the Horn of

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Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Death

    Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Death

Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed a new death from the Ebola virus, less than a week after

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Cannes Film Festival Winners: The Complete List

    Cannes Film Festival Winners: The Complete List

“Dheepan” wins Palme d’Or; Rooney Mara, Emmanuelle Bercot and Vincent Lindon take acting honors French director Jacques Audiard‘s “Dheepan” is

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UAE, Somalia Vow To Enhance Bilateral Ties

    UAE, Somalia Vow To Enhance Bilateral Ties

Somalia’s President Hassan Shaikh Mahmoud visited the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, discussing ways to strengthen bilateral ties, state news

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1st African-American Actor To Play Valjean on Broadway Dies

    1st African-American Actor To Play Valjean on Broadway Dies

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables” on

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New Guidelines To Help Counties Raise Cash From Capital Markets

    New Guidelines To Help Counties Raise Cash From Capital Markets

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has advised county governments to raise money from the public through sale of bonds to

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South Sudan’s Rebels Accuse Government Forces of Burning Down villages, Rapping Women And Girls in Unity State

    South Sudan’s Rebels Accuse Government Forces of Burning Down villages, Rapping Women And Girls in Unity State

SPLA soldiers in Bentiu, Unity State. Photo: AFP/File South Sudanese rebels have accused government troops of rapping women, girls, and

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Egypt Sets Oct Election Date, After Three Years Without Parliament

    Egypt Sets Oct Election Date, After Three Years Without Parliament

Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election, starting on Oct. 18-19, the election commission said on Sunday, the final step

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Archbishop Tutu Has Scripted His Own Funeral – But Won’t Be Needing It Anytime Soon

    Archbishop Tutu Has Scripted His Own Funeral – But Won’t Be Needing It Anytime Soon

TANYA FARBER AND JEROME CORNELIUS Former President Thabo Mbeki visited Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu in hospital recently. With them was

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Transport: Tunisia, Two New Highways To Open In 2016

    Transport: Tunisia, Two New Highways To Open In 2016

The new highways of Sfax-Gabès and Oued Zarga/BouSalem will open in the summer of 2016, Tunisia’s Infrastructure Minister Mohamed Salah

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The Secret of Building Great Brands

    The Secret of Building Great Brands

While worshipping at the church of high-consumerism in Gotham City, the secret of building great brands was revealed to me

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Chinese Investment In Africa Is More Diverse And Welcome

    Chinese Investment In Africa Is More Diverse And Welcome

China’s economic engagement in Africa tends to elicit controversy. Many Chinese deals are accompanied by Western headlines such as “China

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Fuel Firm Total Kenya Say H1 Pretax Profit Dips 5 pct

    Fuel Firm Total Kenya Say H1 Pretax Profit Dips 5 pct

Oil marketer Total Kenya said its first-half pretax profit dropped by 5 percent due to inflation and volatility in international

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