Bust of Tutankhamun sold at auction for 4.7m despite Egypt protests

The rare and beautiful 3,000-year-old sculpture goes under the hammer in defiance of claims it was stolen A brown quartzite head of young king Tutankhamun has sold at auction in London for more than 4.7m Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

South Africans head to the polls in key election

Johannesburg (CNN)Twenty-five years after the dawn of democracy in South Africa, citizens are heading to the polls in their millions. “I think the ANC is going to be the biggest loser in this election, because the ANC is not going to enjoy the majority as it has been enjoying before,” said Xolani Dube, a political analyst from the Xubera Institute of Research and Development. The ANC faced a steep decline in support in the last local election in South Africa in 2016, when it lost some key cities to opposition parties. During Zuma’s tenure, both the official opposition party Democratic Alliance and Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) were able to capitalize on anger generated by daily headlines alleging corruption in …