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    Fibre company with closed access to other ISP's - is it possible/legal ?

    There is a fibre company that apparently doesn't allow other ISP's on their fibre network. Is this possible? If possible, is it legal?
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    Icasa boss Rubben Mohlaloga sentenced to 20 years in jail for fraud, money-laundering

    https://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-02-15-icasa-boss-rubben-mohlaloga-sentenced-to-20-years-in-jail-for-fraud-money-laundering/ " Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) chair Rubben Mohlaloga has been sentenced to an effective 20 years behind bars for...
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    EXPOSED: 2 cops and a DJ from KZN linked to fake news website Newsbru

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/exposed-2-cops-and-a-dj-from-kzn-linked-to-fake-news-website-newsbru-20190215 "Two police officers and a DJ from KwaZulu-Natal have been linked to the fake news websites newsbru.net and newspage.co.za. These sites published articles copied from other...
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    US Senate approves anti-BDS bill, slowdown of Syria withdrawal

    https://www.news24.com/World/News/us-senate-approves-anti-bds-bill-slowdown-of-syria-withdrawal-20190206 "The US Senate has passed a legislation defining US security policy in the Middle East and introducing a measure that would allow state and local governments to sanction those who support...
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    [Opinion] Shamila Batohi, the woman with the country on her shoulders

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-02-01-shamila-batohi-the-woman-with-the-country-on-her-shoulders/ " The new director of public prosecutions starts work on Friday and walks into one of the toughest and most politicised jobs in the country. Shamila Batohi has a justice-hungry country...
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    Foreign direct investment in SA rocketed by 446% in 2018 - these were the hottest sectors

    https://www.businessinsider.co.za/foreign-direct-investment-to-sa-grew-by-a-massive-446-in-2018-2019-1 "Foreign direct investment into South Africa grew from $1.3 billion in 2017 to $7.1 billion (R98.6 billion) in 2018 - an increase of 446% - a new United Nations report found. " Seems to be...
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    Car insurance - any downsides to switching company every 3 years ?

    I keep on switching car insurance between company A and B every 3 years thereby keeping premium nearly the same as 2007 level. Is there a downside to this that I haven't noticed? Is there a better way of managing it?
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    Jasmin Paris becomes first woman to win 286-mile Montane Spine Race

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/17/jasmin-paris-first-woman-win-gruelling-286-mile-montane-spice-race-ultrarunning The British ultrarunner Jasmin Paris is celebrating after becoming the first woman to win the gruelling 268-mile Montane Spine Race along the Pennine Way. What made the...
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    Giant leaf for mankind? China germinates first seed on moon

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jan/15/china-germinates-first-seed-on-moon-cotton-shoot-change-4 " A small green shoot is growing on the moon after a cotton seed germinated onboard a Chinese lunar lander, scientists said. The sprout has emerged from a lattice-like structure inside a...
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    Cannot sync EZVIZ baby monitor app on Tenda ac10 router (10/10 fibre)

    https://www.takealot.com/ezviz-mini-o-c2c-720p-hd-wi-fi-ip-camera/PLID42125189 Anybody experienced issues such as this? I bought a baby monitor (link above) and tried configuring using EZVIZ app several times. App just won't sync - error message was something like app failed to recognize...
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    [Mozambique] The banker bros who bankrupted Mozambique

    https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/the-banker-bros-who-bankrupted-mozambique-20190108 In December, the US Department of Justice indicted three former Credit Suisse bankers for their role in bringing Mozambique’s economy to its knees. State-owned entities drowning in billions of dollars in...
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    [Brazil] UFC's Polyana Viana says mugging ended in predictable and bloody fashion

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/jan/07/polyana-viana-attempted-mugging-rio-brazil The population of Rio de Janeiro is just over 6 million. On Saturday night, an alleged mugger managed to pick out a UFC fighter among those multitudes. UFC strawweight Polyana Viana says she was waiting...
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    China lands probe on far side of moon

    https://www.news24.com/Green/News/china-lands-probe-on-far-side-of-moon-20190103 A Chinese lunar rover landed on the dark side of the moon on Thursday, in a global first that boosts Beijing's ambitions to become a space superpower. The Chang'e-4 probe landed at 10:26 Beijing time (02:26 GMT)...
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    Meet Rabelani Mamangwa, the farmer who turned land into ‘Eden of Limpopo’

    https://city-press.news24.com/News/meet-rabelani-mamangwa-the-farmer-who-turned-land-into-eden-of-limpopo-20180824 "Despite not having any formal agricultural education or funding, Mamangwa has managed to turn her 1.5 hectre inheritance into her livelihood. She produces cabbages, tobacco and...
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    Pakistan plans to relax visa policy in bid to revive tourism

    https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1OL05F "ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan is planning to ease visa restrictions for visitors from 55 countries, including most European nations, in a bid to revive tourism that was devastated by Islamist violence in the fallout from the 9/11 attacks...
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    Denmark approves plan to send foreign criminals to tiny island

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/20/denmark-passes-plan-to-send-foreign-criminals-to-tiny-island The Danish parliament has approved funding for a plan to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island, despite criticism from the UN and local opposition. With Denmark taking an increasingly...
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    Domestic worker - 8 hours or 7.30 hours

    What is standard time you guys employ domestic worker for? Is it 8 hours that includes lunch/breakfast time or 7.30 hours that includes lunch/breakfast time?
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    ConCourt slams Zuma for signing unconstitutional SADC deal

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-12-12-concourt-slams-zuma-for-signing-unconstitutional-sadc-deal/ " The Constitutional Court has again ruled against former president Jacob Zuma. The court said in a judgment that his role in thwarting the powers of the SADC Tribunal was...
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    Hungary passes 'slave law' prompting fury among opposition MPs

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/12/hungary-passes-slave-law-prompting-fury-among-opposition-mps " The Hungarian government has passed a set of controversial laws amid scenes of chaos, as opposition MPs sounded sirens, blew whistles and angrily confronted the country’s rightwing prime...
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    Geoff Makhubo, Jo’burg ANC leader, scored millions from City contract

    https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-12-06-geoff-makhubo-joburg-anc-leader-scored-millions-from-city-contract/ For more than a decade, financial services firm Regiments has managed billions on behalf of the City of Johannesburg. It is one of the City’s most lucrative but controversial...
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