Amazon’s new beauty store for professionals poses threat to retailers

Amazon.com Inc on Monday unveiled its online professional beauty store to sell supplies to licensed professional stylists, barbers and estheticians, weighing on shares of other beauty retailers.

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Bitcoin trades above $11 000, after 10% weekend jump

Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.

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Alliance partners in Free State calls ANC to act against corruption

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Alliance partners in the Free State have called on the African National Congress (ANC) to act decisively against corruption in the province.

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Eastern Cape government concerned about illegal initiation schools

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The Eastern Cape government is very concerned about the high number of illegal initiation schools operating during this winter initiation season.

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‘Brain fever’ death toll passes 150 in Indian state

The death toll from a brain disease that has stricken children in India’s Bihar state rose above 150 on Monday as a court ordered an investigation into the crisis.

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