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LNN, Trevor Noah to boost SA comedy globally

From the satirical news show being nominated for an Emmy to Trevor Noah joining The Daily Show, SA comedy has more reason to celebrate.

Ferguson police, protesters clash after apology over Brown’s death

The Ferguson police chief has apologised for the mistakes made by the police after a white officer shot to death an unarmed black teen, Michael Brown.

Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

Apple has released a special tool that lets users remove U2's new album, 'Songs of Innocence' from their collections.

NFL: We didn’t see Ray Rice video until it went online

NFL's commissioner says the league only saw the video of the ex-Ravens running back punching his then-fiancée when it was posted online.

Thabane asks SADC to send troops into Lesotho

Lesotho's now exiled Prime Minister Thomas Thabane says SADC must send peacekeeping troops to Lesotho, as the situation is "out of hand".

Earthquake shakes up Jo’burg

A magnitude 5.3 quake with its epicentre in Orkney shook buildings in Johannesburg on Tuesday, followed by aftershocks on land and on Twitter.

Crusaders beat Sharks 38-6 in Super Rugby semifinal

The Crusaders scored four unanswered tries in the second half to outclass the Sharks 38-6 and book their place in the Super Rugby final.

Crusaders beat Highlanders

The Crusaders beat the Highlanders 34-8 to win the New Zealand conference in Super Rugby.

South African cyclist Daryl Impey fails doping test

Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France line-up after failing a doping test.

France retreats on teaching boy-girl equality

France has gone back on its plan to teach pupils about gender equality amid protests from the country's conservative right and religious groups.

British, French courts juggle the legalities of euthanasia

A UK court has denied two men the right to die as a French court acquits a doctor for lethal injections and another orders a comatose man kept alive.

Kenyans warned to watch World Cup from home to avoid terror

The wave of deadly attacks by extremist groups has prompted officials to urge citizens to watch the World Cup from "the comfort of their homes".

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