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The SADC Wrap: Mozambique millions missing, while UN pushes for DRC-Kasai investigation

From Lesotho to Zimbabwe, to Zambia and beyond – KRISTEN VAN SCHIE brings you a weekly round-up of regional news...

Daily Maverick
Kellyanne Conway Says the Senate Health Care Bill Doesn’t Cut Medicaid. That’s Not True

The draft revealed Thursday suggests otherwise...

Time
Op-Ed: Our country needs a compelling dream that pulls all of us forward and inspires us to work together

In the absence of any political leadership to speak of, here is a stab at a compelling vision for South Africa. Instead of a 400 page plan such as the National Development Pla...

Daily Maverick
Rugby: The Boks, the body language and the band of brothers

For the first time in months, the Springboks look like they are enjoying playing rugby again. And, more importantly, it looks like they are enjoying each other’s success. Th...

Daily Maverick
Op-Ed: A veneer of legality to disguise total system failure of traditional councils

Rural democracy is under siege and the law is being used as a tool to attack and further marginalise the most vulnerable of South African citizens. The latest strike is the Tr...

Daily Maverick
This Man Just Visited Disneyland 2,000 Days in a Row

There's no question Disneyland is indeed Happiest Place on Earth for this guy...

Time
Op-Ed: The right to broadcast court cases – Henri Van Breda, Visvanathan Ponnan and open justice

The Henri Van Breda case has confirmed that cameras in courts are not only here to stay, but that this is mandated by our Constitution in order to facilitate open justice and...

Daily Maverick
Health-e: Cancer treatment in the public sector is ‘in crisis'

For two years 26-year-old Maria Masetla watched her mother suffer while the health system repeatedly failed them. The cancer in Regina Masetla’s breasts eventually killed he...

Daily Maverick
Koch Brothers Critical of U.S. Senate Healthcare Bill, Says It Doesn't Go Far Enough to Dismantle Obamacare

Top aides to Charles Koch, the billionaire energy magnate, said the Senate bill does not go far enough to dismantle former President Barack Obama's signature heal...

Newsweek
Book Extract: How apartheid's top intelligence operative met with the KGB and got to hang in Lenin's office

Former head of National Intelligence and DG of Constitutional Development NIЁL BARNARD'S recently published Peaceful Revolution – Inside the War Room at the Ne...

Daily Maverick
Donald Trump Wants Everyone to Know He Used The Word 'Mean' To Describe Healthcare Bill Before Barack Obama Did

The president said Obama had used the same words he used to describe the healthcare bill...

Newsweek
President Trump and Melania Trump Attend Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s Lavish Wedding

The President and First Lady took some time away from the White House to attend the wedding of Steven Mnuchin and actress Louise Linton...

Time
Transformers Tops Box Office Despite Franchise-Low Numbers

Michael Bay's latest sequel brought in $43.5 million over the weekend...

Time
This North Philly Comic Book Event Is A Con On A Mission

Distribution remains one of the biggest challenges for African-American artists...

Newsweek
GOP Struggles to Find Support for Healthcare Bill in Senate

President Donald Trump can only afford to lose two GOP votes...

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LGBT Activists Prevented From Assembling in Istanbul

Turkish police stopped activists from gathering for LGBT pride, but smaller groups made statements defying a ban imposed by the governor...

Time
LGBT Activists Prevented From Assembling at Pride March in Istanbul

Turkish police stopped activists from gathering for LGBT pride, but smaller groups made statements defying a ban imposed by the governor...

Time
Top Democrat Adam Schiff Says Obama 'Made Mistake' Over Russia's Alleged Election Hack

Representative Adam Schiff said steps should have been taken to deal with the issue earlier...

Newsweek
F1: Daniel Ricciardo Triumphs in Crazy Azerbaijan Grand Prix After Vettel Swerved into Hamilton

Australian Ricciardo's victory was his first since he won the Malaysian Grand Prix last year and the victory lifted him up to fourth in the standings on 92 points...

Newsweek
Here's How Mosul is Celebrating Eid With ISIS Gone

Children gathered in squares to celebrate the holiday with ISIS ousted from much of their former Iraqi capital...

Newsweek
New Research Shows Vitamin D Could Help Treat Sunburns

The researchers found that taking vitamin D decreased inflammation, redness and swelling, compared with taking a placebo, and this effect increased in proportion to how much w...

Newsweek
See Scenes of the Pride Parade in New York City

It's more than just the parade...

Time
Who Is Steve Mnuchin's Bride? Louise Linton's 'White Savior' Complex

Scottish actress and producer Louise Linton attracted controversy after publishing a memoir of her time volunteering in Africa as a teenager...

Newsweek
Gay Pride Marchers With Jewish Flags Told To Leave Chicago Parade

Several people were ejected from the march after bringing Jewish Pride flags with them...

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Middle East Conflict Comes to U.S. Campuses As Jewish Students File Anti-Semitism Suit

San Francisco State University has been accused of fostering an atmosphere of rampant anti-Semitism...

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‘We’ll Catch You Honey’: Teenage Girl Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Off Amusement Park Ride

Park guests and employees became unlikely heroes...

Time
Grenfell Tower Artist's Work Highlights 'the Way We Live Now'

Artist Khadija Saye lived with her mother on the 20th floor of Grenfell Tower, a lower-income housing project in London’s North Kensington neighborhood. Neither escaped the...

Newsweek
Business Advice for U.S. Companies in Africa: Do What You Do Best

U.S. companies must focus on the fields where they hold a competitive advantage—like cybersecurity and entertainment—to stay in the game in Africa...

Newsweek
The Fate of Trump’s Travel Ban Could be Decided This Week

The Supreme Court's decision is imminent...

Time
Cyber Security Threats: How Hackers Hacked the World's Most Powerful People

Officials said the cyber attack on the U.K.'s parliament targeted vulnerable email accounts and follows a series of similar attacks on other governments...

Newsweek
President Trump Thinks the Senate Health Care Bill Is ‘Mean.’ But He Still Supports It

"I want to see a bill with heart"...

Time
RIP Prodigy of Mobb Deep, One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time

Beyond his music, Prodigy was a dreamer, a dedicated father and a inquisitive mind that questioned convention. He’ll be missed...

Newsweek
U.S. Supreme Court Case First Amendment Battle: Separation of Church and State Vs. Free Exercise of Religion

The dispute pits two provisions of the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment against each other...

Newsweek
Oil Truck Explosion Kills At Least 148 People in Pakistan

The death toll could rise...

Time
Oil Truck Explosion Kills At Least 153 People in Pakistan

The death toll could rise...

Time
Ivanka Trump Says She Played No Role in Her Company's Shoe Designs After Being Sued by an Italian Shoemaker

Ivanka Trump has been ordered to submit a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker who claims her company stole its design...

Newsweek
Make America Spell Again? 25 of Donald Trump’s Twitter Spelling Errors

"Covfefe"? "Councel"? "Unpresidented"?...

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Why Are IBM and Cisco Sharing Cyber Security Secrets With Russia?

Russian authorities are asking Western tech companies to allow them to review source code for security products before they're sold in the country...

Newsweek
Quora: Why Did Obama Appoint a GOP FBI Head?

President Obama liked to be bipartisan as often as he could...

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Will Trump Pull Out of Middle East Peace Talks After Reports of Abbas Kushner Rift?

According to reports Abbas was furious when Kushner relayed a list of Israeli demands at their meeting...

Newsweek
Etihad allows flyers to bid to keep adjacent seats empty

THERE are few things that airlines will not now put a price on. Even so, Etihad Airways has come up with an intriguing idea. The Adu Dhabi-based carrier is offering flyers the...

The Economist
Pakistan Explosion: How A Lit Cigarette Turned An Oil Tanker Into a Deadly Fireball

The tanker overturned on a sharp bend on a highway and exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later...

Newsweek
DRC/SA Talks: Zuma unlikely to pressure Kabila to go to the polls

Observers and many of the Congolese diaspora in South Africa are hoping that President Jacob Zuma will tell DRC President Joseph Kabila it is time to go when they meet in Pret...

Daily Maverick
Is Snowden Responsible for Leaks' Culture? Trump's CIA Director Thinks So

Mike Pompeo accused leakers of being motivated by "self-aggrandizement or money," following the example of Edward Snowden...

Newsweek
Quora: Why Did Clinton's Budget Work, But Not Obama's?

The economy was in recovery by 1993 when Clinton actually took office...

Newsweek
Are LGBT Americans Receiving All The Benefits of Marriage?

Findings reaffirm some of the health benefits associated with marriage in the general population. But they also highlight many of the unique barriers LGBT Americans continue t...

Newsweek
CIA Chief Says Intelligence Leaks Increasing Due to Leaker ‘Worship’

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of le...

Time
Gay Pride in UK Celebrated With Heartfelt TV Ads While LGBTQ Communities in US Face Protests

The ‘Love Happens Here’ campaign will run on London TV stations up through the UK's gay pride celebrations on July 8...

Newsweek
How the Health Care Bill Could Impact Consumers

The proposed GOP plan would make fundamental changes to the Medicaid program...

Time
Senate Investigating Loretta Lynch’s Alleged Interference in Hillary Clinton Email Probe

Lynch said she will fully cooperate...

Time
Father Arrested for the Murder of His Missing 5-Year-Old Son

The father is being held on $10 million bail...

Time
News24 #GuptaLeaks: Guptas spied on Manuel, Malema and bank bosses

Emails and documents obtained through the #GuptaLeaks showed how the family spied on prominent South Africans, including former finance minister Trevor Manuel; his wife and Ab...

Daily Maverick
Off-Duty Black Police Officer Mistakenly Shot by White Colleague

(ST. LOUIS) — An off-duty black St. Louis police officer’s race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn&amp...

Time
Suspended College Professor Fired After Fox News Appearance

A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor who was suspended after appearing on Fox News...

Time
Drive Down Obama Boulevard—It Could Soon Happen in Los Angeles

Not to be mistaken with the swanky Rodeo Drive, Rodeo Road is a major street that runs from near the Culver City border east to Mid-City in Southwest L.A...

Newsweek
‘Your Son Is Alive.’ Father Buries Wrong Man After Mistake by Coroner

Kerrigan, 82, of Wildomar, said he called the coroner's office and was told the body was that of his son, Frank M. Kerrigan, 57, who is mentally ill and had been...

Time
Baby Drowned in Bathtub While Mom Was on Facebook

A Texas woman is jailed after she was messaging on Facebook rather than focusing on her 8-month-old daughter in a filling bathtub...

Time
Professor Says Otto Warmbier ‘Got What He Deserved’ in North Korea

(WILMINGTON, Del.) — The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died aft...

Time
Egypt’s President Ratifies Deal to Transfer Islands to Saudi Arabia

Egypt's president has ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia...

Time
Mom Left Kids in Hot Car for Hours as Punishment Before They Were Found Dead

She fatally left her young children in a hot car to teach the girl a lesson...

Time
Police in Washington D.C. Arrest Black Teens For Selling Water Bottles, Because 'Safety'

Officers arrested the teens because they were in violation of the National Mall's vending regulations, which prevents people from selling items without a permit...

Newsweek
‘Not Safe for People to Sleep in Overnight.’ 4 London Public Housing Towers Evacuated

(LONDON) — Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across t...

Time
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu July 2017 New Releases

Tune in for new series such as "Friends From College" and "The Last Tycoon" and movies including "The Salesman...

Newsweek
Britain's Parliament Hit By Cyber Attack, A Month After Similar Attack on Country's Health Service

A spokeswoman for the House of Commons confirmed that unauthorized attempts had been made to access parliamentary user accounts and that systems were in place to protect membe...

Newsweek
‘The Problem Is the Senate Screwed Up.’ House Stalls Russia-Iran Sanctions Bill

House Republicans are stalling a popular economic sanctions bill over a procedural issue that they're blaming the Senate for creating...

Time
What Is Eid al-Fitr and Why Isn’t Trump Hosting a Traditional Iftar Dinner to Celebrate?

For the past 20 years and under three presidents, the White House has hosted iftar dinners for Muslims...

Newsweek
Keiynan Lonsdale Talks Spoilers, New Music And Being An Introverted Extrovert

Lonsdale is fairly anti-spoiler. There’s no question his lips are going to remain sealed, especially after a slip up in Season 2...

Newsweek
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Retirement Rumors Has Washington on Edge For Next Term

The Supreme Court will give its final last opinions of its term on Monday...

Newsweek
British Parliament Investigating Cyberattack on Lawmaker Accounts

Officials are investigating "attempts to access parliamentary user accounts"...

Time
Is London Safe? As 27 Tower Blocks Fail Safety Checks After After Deadly Grenfell Blaze, Questions Remain

There were chaotic scenes Friday as residents were evacuated from London blocks which failed safety tests conducted to avoid a repeat of the deadly Grenfell blaze...

Newsweek
NYC Pride March: Route, Road Closures and Everything Else You Need to Know

Here's all the info you need about the parade's start time and route and road closures...

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Manson Follower and Convicted Murderer Bruce Davis Denied Parole

Davis was convicted of two 1969 murders while a member of the Manson cult, but defenders say he has changed in prison and should be paroled...

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Fifth GOP Senator Opposes Health Care Bill

Nevada's Dean Heller became the fifth GOP Senator to voice his opposition to the draft bill...

Time
Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods? Just Look at How It Crushed Walmart

To understand why Amazon bought Whole Foods, you need only look at how Bezos boxed out Walmart...

Newsweek
Sally Yates Condemns Jeff Sessions for Reinstating Harsh Low-Level Drug Sentences

Yates argues that the new policy will not reform criminal justice...

Time
Turkey Bans Gay Pride March in Istanbul

Officials cited safety reasons...

Time
'White Terrorism' and Donald Trump: Why Has the President Slashed the Grant for Group Combating KKK?

The Life After Hate Group has lost $400,000 in federal funding...

Newsweek
Plane Crashes Into Florida Daycare Building

A plane hit an empty daycare building, killing one person and injuring another...

Time
The World’s Ugliest Dog Has Just Been Named

Martha's family received $1,500, a trophy and a trip to New York for media appearances...

Time
Death Toll Climbs to 85 After 3 Attacks in Pakistan

(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from th...

Time
Death Toll Climbs to 73 After 3 Attacks in Pakistan

(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) — The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from t...

Time
Trump Admits to Russia Meddling in Election: Says Obama Administration Knew But 'Did Nothing'

In a tweet, Trump said the Obama administration knew about Russia hack long before the November 8 election...

Newsweek
The Latest Wave of Terrorism Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Defining what terrorism is can be contentious but over the years scholars have identified several distinct waves...

Newsweek
Istanbul Bans Gay and Transgender Pride March For the Second Year in a Row

It will be the second year running that Istanbul's LGBT march, described in the past as the biggest in the Muslim world, has been blocked by city authorities...

Newsweek
Are We In a New Cold War?

Some 330 U.S. Marines will be stationed in Norway until the end of next year, drawing a warning from Moscow...

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Google Doodle Celebrates 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in South Korea

The competition is second to only the Olympics...

Time
Stephen Colbert Tweets at Donald Trump and Mulls 2020 Run

"I thought it would be better to cut out the middle man and just tell the Russians myself"...

Time
Nigeria’s War Against Boko Haram May Be Far From Over

In a rare interview, Fulan Nasrullah, a former member of Boko Haram, says the government is once again underestimating the insurgents...

Newsweek
What You're Not Discussing With Your Doctor, But Should Be

The idea that health care should be patient-centered sounds obvious, but what does that mean?...

Newsweek
How the Fight Over Confederate Monuments Is Influencing Southern Politics

A Virginia candidate’s surprisingly strong electoral performance after defending Confederate monuments could lead others to mimic him...

Newsweek
A TV News Truck Was Stolen While Crew Was Reporting on Crime Concerns in the Area

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — While a television news crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the Albuquerque downtown area, a thief drove off in the s...

Time
The Influences on Lorde's 'Melodrama': Frank Ocean, Robyn, Bowie and 10 Other Artists Who Shaped Its Sound

Many critics have proclaimed "Melodrama" the best pop album of the year so far, in no small part due to 20-year-old Lorde’s growth as a songwriter...

Newsweek
A Hat Trick for Vanderbilt Footballers as Third Team Member Found Guilty in Campus Rape Case

Brandon Banks faces at least 15 years in prison after being found guilty of charges including aggravated rape...

Newsweek
Charles Manson Follower and Convicted Killer Bruce Davis Denied Parole

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis...

Time
Mormon Girl Reveals She’s Gay at Church and Leaders Cut Her Microphone

A video of a young Mormon girl revealing to her congregation that she is lesbian and still loved by God is sparking a new round of discussions about how the religion handles L...

Time
More Than 120 People Buried by Landslide in China Village

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early...

Time
Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi...

Time
U.S. and China to End North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program?

China, North Korea’s main trading partner, has previously been accused of not fully enforcing existing U.N. sanctions on its neighbor...

Newsweek
Fifty Years After Their Debut, Are ATMs More Secure?

From the very beginning, all the way back to the first ATM placed in use in London in 1967, the user’s identity was the main problem banks needed to solve...

Newsweek
Democrats Back Trump Assertion That Obama Administration Is Responsible for Failing to Halt Russia Election Meddling

Accusations against former president follow report exposing what Obama knew about Russian meddling campaign months before election...

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