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UnhingedSecret recording from the White House

news.com.au, Ben Graham

Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a controversial Apprentice contestant who became a White House staffer before her unexpected resignation in December, provided the controversial audio to NBC. However, the explosive recordings reveal her sacking was a far cry from Mr Trump’s reality TV days, when he would cock his finger like a gun and mercilessly proclaim, “You’re fired!” — before sending the contestant home with a wheeled suitcase.

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Lord Peter HainMandela: His Essential Life

Bongani Bingwa speaks to Lord Peter Hain, South African-born anti-apartheid activist and British politician

Written by British politician and veteran anti-apartheid activist Peter Hain, Mandela: His Essential Life examines what it means to want to change the world for the better

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http://mustreadbooks.co.za/images/Death_and_Taxes_events.jpgDeath and taxes, Review

news24, Alet Janse van Rensburg

This book will give you an insider's look into the fascinating world of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and how its special investigations unit has managed to track down tax evaders and other criminals.

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Melusis Everyday ZuluMelusi’s Everyday Zulu


In a country currently experiencing a distinct lack of social cohesion, this could well be a small step in the right direction

His Tuesday Zulu word was amanga. Lies. And he writes, "a technique, favoured by some of South Africa's (maybe the world's) trickiest negotiators...."

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Road To Glory seriesThe Road to Glory Series

The Reading List

AB de Villiers, Wayde van Niekerk and Siya Kolisi are the first three books in the Road to Glory series, which covers South African sporting legends as they set out on their journeys to becoming national and international stars.

Written specifically for youngsters aged 10–14, it takes the reader close to all the action, and all the ups and downs.

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David Walliams 10 YearsMr Stink Review

Broadway World News Desk

The very kind, but lonely, 12 year old Chloe invites the homeless 'Mr Stink' and his dog, Duchess, to leave behind the wooden bench where they have taken up residence and secretly move into her family's shed.

Matters become more complicated when Chloe's mother - who has unfulfilled political ambitions - tries to take credit for Chloe's generosity. And precisely who is Mr Stink, anyway?

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Death and Taxes eventsDeath and Taxes Extract

Huffinton Post, The Blog

Tom Moyane commenced his duties as the new Sars commissioner on 1 October 2014. The executive committee was disbanded in November 2014 and, within months, 55 senior managers had left.

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