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World leaders urge calm amid fresh stock-market turmoil

World leaders on Thursday insisted that the United States credit crunch would not cause an economic crisis but stock markets across the world plummeted yet again as investors remained unconvinced. US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson admitted that American growth will be hit but said the economy would weather the storm.

Royal, Sarkozy pin hopes on defeated centrist

French presidential rivals Nicolas Sarkozy and Ségolène Royal waited anxiously on Wednesday for a defeated centrist candidate, whose votes could tip next week's run-off ballot, to reveal his intentions. Francois Bayrou has come under intense pressure to throw the weight of his seven million voters behind either Sarkozy or Royal.

EADS boss faces grilling over share deals

EADS co-chief executive Noel Forgeard was being questioned on Wednesday by France's parliamentary finance committee on why he sold millions of euros' worth of shares in the European aerospace group just before it announced delays in deliveries of its Airbus A380 superjumbo.

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SingularityU Online Summit to contribute to SME growth in 2020

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Policy priorities lie with urgent economic reforms

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Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria to reopen on Heritage Day

The new, drive-through sculpture exhibition brings to four the number of exhibitions of iconic African and South African art

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Fifteen additional speakers for SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

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Recycling water and waste management

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