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South Africa faces Moody’s Rating Downgrade

South Africa faces Moody’s Rating Downgrade

South Africa faced a major setback as Moody’s Investor Services lowered the ratings for the country to the lowest investment grade. Moody’s has also reduced foreign and local-currency ratings for South Africa to Baa3. Moody’s has cited political issues and lower growth estimates as major reasons for downgrade. The report kept the outlook as negative.

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Paleontologists find malignant tumor on little toe bone of left foot that’s 1.7 million years old

Paleontologists find malignant tumor on little toe bone of left foot that’s 1.7

Scientists’ normal opinion regarding cancer was that it’s a comparatively recent phenomenon caused by the modern life’s stresses. They said that dietary changes, behavioral alterations, and manmade changes in the environment have exposed humans to toxins leading to cancers.

But the assumption has been challenged by latest findings from researchers at South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand. The findings have appeared in the South African Journal of Science.

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Jacob Zuma, the South African President says that the Nation’s Struggle Heroes Should be Celebrated

Jacob Zuma, the South African President says that the Nation’s Struggle Heroes S

The South African President, Jacob Zuma urged that citizens of the country should not take the democracy which they earned after a long struggle for granted.

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ADP’s six-day Session ends

ADP’s six-day Session ends

The six-day session of ADP, United Nation's subsidiary body on climate change, has reached to its conclusion. The session ended with nearly 200 member countries, who adopted the 86-page text as basis for negotiation on reaching a climate agreement that will be held in December in Paris.

Elina Bardram, head of the European Commission Delegation of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), said that the Geneva text has many options that reflect the diversity of opinion of parties.

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