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Blues beat Bulls 38-14 in Super Rugby

Added: 25.03.2017 9:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Winger Matt Duffie scored two of five second half tries as the Auckland-based Blues overwhelmed South Africa's Bulls 38-14 in a Super Rugby fifth round match on Saturday.


Frustration as cabin electronics ban comes into force

Added: 25.03.2017 8:06 | 5 views | 0 comments

Passengers decry US, UK ban on laptops and tablets in hand luggage on some flights from Middle East and North Africa.


Infant's Rare 'Parasitic Twin' Successfully Removed with Surgery

Added: 25.03.2017 7:53 | 3 views | 0 comments

A 10-month-old girl who was born with a rare "parasitic twin" attached to her body has undergone a successful surgery to separate her from this underdeveloped twin. The infant, named Dominique, was born with the lower half of her twin's body — including legs and feet — protruding from her upper back and neck, according to information released from Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, the facility where the surgery was performed. To receive the medical care she needed, she traveled from her home in Ivory Coast, a country in West Africa, to the United States.

South Africa 123-4 at stumps on day 1, 3rd test vs. NZ

Added: 25.03.2017 5:59 | 10 views | 0 comments

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) Colin de Grandhomme and Matt Henry took four wickets as New Zealand's depleted bowling attack shared honors with South Africa's powerful batting lineup Saturday on the rain-affected opening day of the third cricket test.


New Orleans woman could become first African-American saint

Added: 25.03.2017 4:01 | 14 views | 0 comments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was 2011, and Archbishop Gregory Aymond was seeking a sacred antidote to the violence, murder and racism infesting his hometown. He turned to a venerable figure in New Orleans history, but one only vaguely known to even the most ardent Roman Catholics, and composed a ...

Tags: Murder, Africa

South Africa 123-4 at tea on day 1, 3rd test vs. NZ

Added: 25.03.2017 3:34 | 9 views | 0 comments

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) After a half century by Hashim Amla, South Africa looked to captain Faf du Plessis to play an innings which backed his decision to bat on the first day of the third test against New Zealand on Saturday.


The Upper Palaeolithic Beads of Aquitaine

Added: 25.03.2017 2:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Upper Palaeolithic is best understood period of the Old Stone Age, beginning shortly after the extinction of Homo neanderthalensis and the encroachment of the new hominin Homo sapiens from Africa into Europe.

Tags: EU, Africa

South African astrologer fights to legalise 'magic' mushrooms

Added: 25.03.2017 1:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

An astrologer in South Africa is fighting to get "magic" mushrooms legalised for use in spiritual ceremonies.


South Africa 71-3 at lunch on day 1, 3rd test vs. NZ

Added: 25.03.2017 0:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

HAMILTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand's depleted bowling attack enjoyed early success before South Africa rallied to reach 71-3 at lunch Saturday on the first day of the third cricket test.


From Homeless Hair Braider To African Fashion Queen

Added: 24.03.2017 23:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

When Mariatu Turay was homeless after fleeing war-torn Sierra Leone with her mother at the age of 16, she fell back on the hair braiding skill she had learned at school where all the girls had to plait their hair. Now she is a leading African designer on the London fashion scene.


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