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Coke - Coca-Cola soft drinks - Soda  Lexington Herald-Leader 
Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags
ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. | Globally, the world's biggest beverage m... (photo: WN / Yolanda Leyba)
Coca-Cola Co.   Diet Coke   Photos   Stock Exchange   Wikipedia: Coca-Cola  
Brazil's soccer coach Carlos Dunga is seen during a press conference at Emirates Stadium in London, Monday, Feb. 9, 2009. Brazil play Italy in an International friendly soccer match Tuesday, at Emirates Stadium  The Wichita Eagle 
Dunga hired again as Brazil soccer coach
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national team, four years after he was fired from the job. | Tuesday's hiring comes two weeks after Brazil was eliminated from the Wor... (photo: AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth)
2014 World Cup - Brazil   Carlos Dunga   Luiz Felipe Scolari   Photos   Wikipedia: Dunga  
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Honouring Nelson Mandelas legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill United Nations
Honouring Nelson Mandela’s legacy, UN pledges acts of kindness and goodwill
Print | 18 July 2014 – On Nelson Mandela International Day, the United Nations pledged today to promote “desperately needed” acts of kindness and goodwill and upl... (photo: UN / Loey Felipe)
Freedom   Photos   Poverty   UN Development Goals  
Former South Africa's President Nelson Mandela poses with his grandchildren, at his home in Qunu, South Africa, Friday, July 18, 2008. The Independent
Nelson Mandela: Google Doodle honours former South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary on the 96 ...
It is 96 years ago today that Nelson Mandela was born; a revolutionary who would become the face of magnanimity, compassion and wisdom, and “father of the nation” for... (photo: AP Photo / Themba Hadebe, POOL)
Google Doodle   Nelson Mandela   Photos   S Africa   Wikipedia: Nelson Mandela  
Andrew Talansky of the U.S. strains as he rides alone with more than 20 minutes delay on the pack because of back pain during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 187.5 kilometers (116.5 miles) with start in Besancon and finish in Oyonnax, France, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Talansky crashed twice in the first week of the Tour. CNN
Tour de France: American Andrew Talansky shows true grit
July 16, 2014 -- Updated 1723 GMT (0123 HKT) | Andrew Talansky finishes the 11th stage of the Tour de France with the 'broom wagon' behind him after bravely struggling be... (photo: AP / Laurent Cipriani)
Andrew Talansky   Cycling   Photos   Tour de France 2014   Wikipedia: Andrew Talansky  
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, left, stands as the judges leaves the court, during his bail application at the magistrate court, in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Pistorius fired into the door of a small bathroom where his girlfriend was cowering after a shouting match on Valentine's Day, hitting her three times, a South African prosecutor said Tuesday as he charged the sports icon with premeditated murder. The magistrate ruled that Pistorius faces the harshest bail requirements available in South African law. He did not elaborate before a break was called in the session. Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius drunk before nightclub fight, partygoers claim
Oscar Pistorius in court during his trial. Photo: Reuters | Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympian on trial for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, drank tequil... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
Johannesburg   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   Trial of Oscar Pistorius   Wikipedia: Oscar Pistorius  
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius at the end of court proceedings, in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 15, 2013. Pistorius was formally charged at Pretoria Magistrate's Court with one count of murder after his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model and budding reality TV show participant, was shot multiple times and killed at Pistorius' upmarket home in the predawn hours of Thursday. Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius gets into fight in Johannesburg nightclub
Oscar PIstorius leaves court in Pretoria. Photo: AP | Full coverage of the Pistorius trial | Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete on trial in South Afric... (photo: AP / Antione de Ras)
Johannesburg   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   Trial of Oscar Pistorius   Wikipedia: Oscar Pistorius  
BRICS' heads of state, from left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, China's President Hu Jintao and South Africa's President Jacob Zuma pose for photos at the G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, June 18, 2012. Voa News
BRICS Neutrality on Ukraine a Diplomatic Win for Putin
Reuters | FORTALEZA, BRAZIL — | A summit of the BRICS group of emerging market countries will abstain from criticizing Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, Brazilian... (photo: AP / Andres Leighton)
2014 Ukraine crisis   6th BRICS summit   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: 6th BRICS summit  
In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2008, South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, delivers a speech in Calcutta, India. Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposed laws she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland. Independent online
Nadine Gordimer dies in her sleep
Nadine Gordimer, the South African author who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 for her extraordinary literary works, died peacefully in her sleep at hom... (photo: AP / Bikas Das)
Johannesburg   Nadine Gordimer   Photos   S Africa   Wikipedia: Nadine Gordimer  
File - Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks at the launch of Free & Equal, a global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, 26 July, 2013. BBC News
Assisted dying: Desmond Tutu signals support
Desmond Tutu has said he would support assisted dying for the terminally ill. | Writing in The Observer he said he reveres "the sanctity of life but not at any cost&... (photo: UN / Casey Crafford)
Assisted Dying   Desmond Tutu   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Euthanasia  
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in fighting apartheid, speaks during a felicitation event for him in Dharmsala, India, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Belfast Telegraph
Tutu backs right to die law reform
Desmond Tutu has become the latest high-profile figure to come out in favour of a change in the law on the right to die, days before a House of Lords debate on the issue.... (photo: AP / Ashwini Bhatia)
Photos   Rome   SAfrica   Vatican   Wikipedia: Desmond Tutu  
India BJP Leader Narendra Modi During the Swearing-in-Ceremony of the Prime Minister of India and the Council of Ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 26-5-14 The Times Of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Brazil tomorrow to attend BRICS summit
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves here tomorrow for Brazil for attending the five-nation summit of BRICS nations on July 14 and 15 which is expected to final... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
India   Narendra Modi   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: Narendra Modi  
Politics Wild Life
- CWU Congratulates Comrade Macvicar 'The Guru' Dyasop
- ANC Statement On Local Government Audit Report
- Government Reviews Simplification of Birth Registration
- Education Minister Assesses Sector in Cabinda
Mangrove trees growing at edge of island, Madagascar
Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
- Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone and Liberia announce state of e
- More Cases of Wildlife Conflict
- White Rhino Poached in Kruger Park
- SADC to Benefit From Improved Water Management
In this Saturday, July 26, 2014 frame grab from video obtained from a freelance journalist traveling with the Misarata brigade, fighters from the Islamist Misarata brigade fire towards Tripoli airport in an attempt to wrest control from a powerful rival militia, in Tripoli, Libya
Libya and Vietnam: Two Lessons in Geographical Ignorance and Projection
Economy Society
- China dwarfs US trade in Africa
- SA carmakers resume output
- US seeks to train African leaders
- EDITORIAL: US-Africa summit is the hot ticket
- Free wi-fi for Tshwane pupils
- Man jumps to his death at Tuks campus
- Over 30, 000 Young People Trained in First Quarter of 2014
- SA inches towards second peer review after seven-year hiatus
Industry Health
- Sappi hit by Russia, Ukraine crisis
- South Africa suffers citrus infection setback
- Widespread lockouts in metals sector - union
- Neasa lockout to continue 'despite threats'
Mangrove trees growing at edge of island, Madagascar
Madagascar billed as surfing paradise
- Nursing Organisation Unsurprised by Health Quality Assessmen
- Botched Circumcision Fears Prompt Men to Opt for Clinics
- Controversial Policy to Regulate Doctors On Hold
- Awards Recognise Leaders Among Men Who Have Sex With Men
Coke - Coca-Cola soft drinks - Soda
Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags