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Indian Rape Protests Continue

Indian Rape Protests Continue

The Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has called for calm in New Delhi as violent protests continue across the city. The protest is largely a reaction to a gang-rape of a student last week. As authorities shut down roads in the heart of India’s capital, Manmohan Singh said he understood the public anger at the

CO-INVENTOR OF THE BAR CODE DIES

NEW YORK – Norman Joseph Woodland the co-inventor of the bar code that labels nearly every product in stores worldwide has died aged 91. Woodland died in New Jersey on Sunday from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and complications of his advanced age, his daughter said Thursday. Original founders Woodland and Bernard Silver were university

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ANC OFFICIAL ‘ASSASSINATED’ IN NORTH WEST

JOHANNESBURG – An ANC North West official was shot and killed outside his Klerksdorp house on Friday morning. He was reportedly rushed to a hospital and certified dead on arrival. Police were at the scene investigating the murder. “No other people were injured in the shooting… A murder docket has been opened,” said Brigadier Thulani Ngubane.

SABC CANS ZAPIRO INTERVIEW DAYS BEFORE MANGAUNG

JOHANNESBURG – The SABC has canned another television interview, one that was potentially critical of President Jacob Zuma, begging questions about censorship within the public broadcasters ranks. The pre-recorded interview which featured cartoonist, Jonathan Shapiro, better known as Zapiro, was allegedly canned after “orders from above”. Zapiro announced that he was yesterday told his pre-recorded

ZUMA TO RENAME BLOEM AIRPORT, UNVEIL MADIBA STATUE TODAY

BLOEMFONTEIN – President Zuma will attend the renaming of the Bloemfontein Airport as well as the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela Statue on Wednesday. The President will officially rename the Bloemfontein International Airport to the Bram Fischer International Airport. After the renaming ceremony President Zuma will then depart to the city’s CBD to unveil a

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