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2016-08-08 20:03

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#LGE2016: 10 reflections from Ground Zero

With South Africa's liberation party, the ANC, having suffered its biggest electoral defeat since 1994, the word "reflection" is on the lips of many comrades, including unlikely ones like the ANC Youth League.

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WATCH: Gymnast breaks leg in vault (GRAPHIC CONTENT)

French Olympian Samir Ait Said broke his leg while vaulting during the preliminary rounds at the Rio Olympics.

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A foodie with a love for fine-tuning

She may have a diploma in gourmet cooking but the kitchen isn’t where you’ll find 51-year-old Jessie Mayo of Johannesburg. This foodie has an appetite for fine-tuning of a different nature.

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Ball bearings, shrapnel in Pakistan horror hospital bomb blast

A Taliban suicide bomb packed with ball bearings tore through a Pakistani hospital on Monday and killed at least 70 people, as witnesses described tearful staff rushing towards the smoking blast site to help the wounded.

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