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Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Debutant scrum-half Herschel Jantjies scored two tries as South Africa beat Australia 35-17 Saturday in the opening match of the Rugby Championship season in Johannesburg. The Western Stormers half-back claimed the first and fourth Springbok tries before being warmly applauded when substituted 14 minutes from …

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Rwand Air appoints an agent in Australia

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has appointed Airline Rep Services a General Sales Agent (GSA), a company division of the CVFR Travel Group as its representative for the region of Australia and New Zealand. The airline’s CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, said the deal was accomplished …

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Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds

Sydney, Australia | AFP | Researchers in Australia say that fact checking can reverse the views of even the most dyed-in-the-wool partisans, and over time could cause voters to shun an often-lying candidate. Scientists from the University of Western Australia, the United States and Britain found that Aussies did change …

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Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea | AFP | The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China’s influence in the Pacific. Australia, which has long-standing military ties …

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