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Tyrese Gibson, wife share SA moments with Madikizela Mandela

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American singer, actor Tyrese Gibson and his wife Samantha Lee Gibson landed in South Africa on Tuesday. The actor shared his excitement to be in the country on his Instagram page. He has been posting pictures and videos of him and his wife in Johannesburg. “Johannesburg, South Africa here’s my first post. I can’t believe
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Rouhani says Saudis call Iran an enemy to conceal defeat in region

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia presents Iran as an enemy because it wants to cover up its defeats in the region. “Saudi Arabia was unsuccessful in Qatar, was unsuccessful in Iraq, in Syria and recently in Lebanon. In all of these areas they were unsuccessful,” Rouhani said in the interview
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PBOC governor urges China to promote equity, cut debt, eliminate “zombie” companies-official media

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China’s central bank boss spelt out his strategy to prevent a future financial crisis, urging broadened equity funding and direct finance to reduce corporate leverage and eliminate “zombie” companies, official media reported on Saturday. Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of People’s Bank of China, said that the market should play a “decisive role” in allocating financial resources,
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Trump heads to Japan with North Korea on his mind

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U.S. President Donald Trump heads to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests. Trump, who is on a 12-day trip, is to speak to U.S. and Japanese
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Sudan’s Bashir extends truce in 3 conflict zones

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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday extended for two months a unilateral ceasefire in the war-torn regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan, state media said. The decision, extending the truce to December 31, came days after the United States lifted a 20-year trade embargo on Sudan. Sudan’s official news agency SUNA said Bashir
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Caribbean islands fear grim tourist season in Irma’s wake

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Hurricane Irma’s deadly tear through the Caribbean will hobble the region’s multi-billion dollar tourism industry for months, just as hotels, airlines, and cruises were gearing up for the region’s peak winter season. As one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, Irma has killed 21 people, leaving hotels, airports and other buildings damaged
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Pope to see a Medellin that has put drug wars in its past

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Pope Francis on Saturday travels to Medellin, once notorious as the stomping grounds of drug lord Pablo Escobar, to find a city transformed since his predecessor Pope John Paul visited in 1986. Violence between cartels, paramilitary groups and guerrillas raged in the poor ‘comuna’ neighborhoods on its outskirts and the late pontiff was moved to
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Let us walk the talk as a nation

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The blueprint road map provided by the NDP will show how to overcome the challenges of inequality, poverty and joblessness South Africa recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of the National Development Plan (NDP), the country’s long-term development plan drafted by the National Planning Commission. This blueprint road map is crucial if we are to unlock
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Hurricane Irma kills four in US Virgin Islands: officials

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At least four people were killed after Hurricane Irma swept through the US Virgin Islands, authorities said Thursday. The deaths were confirmed by an emergency official and an official in the office of Governor Kenneth Mapp. -AFP
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Maduro says governors ‘must submit’ to new legislative body

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warned Thursday that state governors elected in regional votes in October “must submit” to the will of a newly-created Constituent Assembly or they will be dismissed. The controversial new body was elected in July despite widespread opposition from the West and major Latin American nations, which called its formation a blatant
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