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  • Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 30/06/2014
    Posted by on Jun 30th, 2014

    South Africa does not have laws that clearly define the terms “free range” or “organic”. This leaves retailers to use their own interpretations and audit systems of what ‘free range’ is. MD of Elgin Free Range chicken farm, Jeanne Groenewald says: “Sadly, there is only a draft bill for free range. As a result people are able to abuse the term ‘free range’ freely.” [TimesLive]

    Investigators Believe Flight MH370 Was on Autopilot, Crew Unconscious [Gawker]

    Comedy Central cans Gareth Cliff Show [The Citizen]

    Islamist militant group ISIS declare an ‘Islamic state’ in Iraq and Syria [BBC]

    Controversy as Facebook Ran A Huge Psychological Experiment On Users And Manipulated Feeds [Business Insider]

    Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele suspended as president of the party on Sunday, with a disciplinary hearing pending [iol]

    Delays hit MyCiTi roll-out of N2 routes. It will take another six months for the N2 Express MyCiTi service to Mitchells Plain and Khayelitsha to be fully functional because the infrastructure is nowhere near complete [Cape Times]

    Oscar Pistorius trial to resume today after psychiatric tests were completed [News24]

    Exclusive: Mandela’s wife Graça Machel breaks her silence [City Press]

    Arjen Robben says sorry for diving as Mexicans rage at ‘cheat’ [Telegraph]

    National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) criticises ANC’s leadership ‘failure’ ahead of strike.It’s 220 000 members are planning a strike this week [Mail & Guardian]

    Visa tender causes furore. South African home affairs official joining the international company awarded a tender to receive and manage South Africa’s visa applications [News24]

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