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Hike in world food prices sparks deadly riots in Africa

African governments are nervously confronting a mounting wave of often deadly social unrest caused by the soaring cost of food and fuel. Forty people died during price riots in Cameroon in February. There also have been deadly troubles in Côte d'Ivoire and Mauritania and other violent demonstrations in Senegal and Burkina Faso -- where a nationwide strike against price rises is to start on Tuesday.

Suicide bombings in Lahore kill at least 31

Two suicide attacks killed at least 31 people and injured more than 200 in Lahore on Tuesday as suspected Islamist militants escalated their campaign of mayhem in Pakistan's largest cities. The bombs were the latest in a string of attacks against military and police targets in Lahore, the previously peaceful capital of Punjab province.

Pakistan crisis hangs on Bhutto party

Pakistan's political future hung in the balance on Sunday with Benazir Bhutto's party deciding whether to pull out of planned elections amid an acrimonious dispute over how she was killed. Her husband and top party officials were also expected to name a successor to Bhutto as head of the country's largest opposition party.

Thirty dead in Pakistan blast

A blast tore through a security-forces vehicle in restive north-west Pakistan on Thursday, killing 30 people and wounding dozens more, officials said. The attack in scenic Swat Valley in the North West Frontier Province was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the military since government troops stormed the al-Qaeda-linked Red Mosque in Islamabad in July.

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No ‘I’ in team – but there is an ‘EA’

With internet lag keeping them from global competition, local gamers have settled on a format for EA’s FIFA 2020 allows 11 people to play as a team. And the prize money in local leagues is growing. Eyaaz Matwadia boots up for the first instalment of Gaming Corner

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UNISA hosts its first TEDx event

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SA’s SEZs create decent jobs

The Special Economic Zone programme is used as a critical tool for accelerating the country’s industrial development agenda

The new normal in tourism is business unusual

Innovation and changing trends have kept some tour operators in the green, though most have struggled during the tight lockdown

TENDER NO. BOBS 05/2020 PROVISION OF CERTIFICATION SERVICES TO BOTSWANA BUREAU OF STANDARDS QUALITY MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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The Galaxy Z Fold2 has meaningful innovations that offer users enhanced refinements and some unique foldable user experiences

Adventures, ghost tours and big skies await visitors to the Cape Winelands

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SingularityU Online Summit to contribute to SME growth in 2020

The global speakers lined up for this year's event will address the challenges and opportunities specifically facing small businesses

Policy priorities lie with urgent economic reforms

Professor Raymond Parsons believes that business and consumer sentiment in South Africa would both benefit from even lower borrowing costs

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