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Ethiopia court sentences ex-dictator Mengistu to death

Ethiopia's Supreme Court sentenced former dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam to death in his absence on Monday, along with 17 senior officials of his regime, overturning a previous life term on appeal. The court followed the request of the prosecution to toughen the sentence imposed in January 2007 on Mengistu.

Pioneer of US inter-racial marriages dies

Mildred Jeter Loving was a shy, unassuming black woman who never expected to make history when her landmark 1967 Supreme Court case ended the ban on interracial marriages in the United States. Loving (68) died on May 2 of pneumonia at her home in the town of Milford, Virginia.

Delft homeless appeal for food and water

A spokesperson for about 1 800 people evicted from unfinished homes in Delft on Thursday appealed for water and food for the group, now living on a site adjacent to the land. "It's like a state of emergency," said Ashraf Cassim, a spokesperson for the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign.

Zuma turns to highest court in graft case

<a href=""><img src="" align=left border=0></a>African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma has asked the Constitutional Court to strike down a court ruling allowing seized documents to be used against him in a corruption case. Zuma and his lawyer Michael Hulley argued that prosecutors and investigators had acted illegally when they raided and seized documents.

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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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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

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