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2015/01/31 03:17
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Eugene de Kock - 1998 file photo - Source: AP The South African government has granted parole to Eugene de Kock, the head of an apartheid state covert unit responsible for dozens of deaths, saying...
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2015/01/31 02:39
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The Nigerian government has been obliged to buy black-market weapons to fight Boko Haram because the West refused to give it any military help, a prominent member of Nigeria’s ruling party says. Nuhu...
2015/01/30 19:20
2015/01/30 19:20
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Kamal Uddin, a Bangladeshi shop owner, clears his shop on January 23, 2015. Townships around Johannesburg including Soweto have been hit by looters targeting foreign owned stores. (Stefan Heunis...
2015/01/30 16:37
2015/01/30 16:37
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Jacoline Schoonees/DircoARREST THEM: Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and Dirco Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane warn that hired guns, purported to be in Nigeria already, will be charged as...
2015/01/29 23:04
2015/01/29 23:04
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The cyber attack was believed to have been committed by a splinter group of the hacktivist organisation Anonymous, which is said to have hacked the SA Police Service a year ago. Several sources, who...
2015/01/29 14:30
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News concerning South Africa's rich and Egypt's journalists in some of the African papers today ... There's bad news for South Africa's rich on the front page of this morning's Johannesburg-based...
2015/01/29 13:29
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Three months after the South African government announced that it was planning to introduce a controversial stringent application process for refugees seeking asylum in the country, foreign-owned...
2015/01/29 11:34
2015/01/29 11:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAUF is set to hold its own State of the Nation Address the day before President Jacob Zuma delivers his speech next month. File photo: Ian Landsberg Johannesburg - The newly-formed...
2015/01/29 09:30
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The 24th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government opens today in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa under the theme: "Year of women empowerment and...
2015/01/28 13:29
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The late Professor Wangari Maathai once said that the wonderful thing about Africans, and their biggest strength, is that they never give up; they have had countless historical and practical reasons...
2015/01/27 13:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAWits students protest at a mass meeting outside the universitys Senate House to address the NSFAS crisis last week. Pictures: Motshwari Mofokeng Johannesburg - The protest action by...
2015/01/27 09:03
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South Africa is a country, whose people would still have been struggling to eke out a meager existence in the back waters of their own country, had Nigeria and other African countries not embolden...
2015/01/27 06:24
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There is overwhelming evidence that countries with low levels of income inequality such as Japan, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Denmark and other Scandinavian countries perform better economically,...
2015/01/26 21:29
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The DA calls on the African Union to mediate to ensure an end of bloody protests in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, which has claimed the lives of 42 people. The days of...
2015/01/26 17:30
2015/01/26 17:30
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The deadline for disarmament of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has passed without the Congo-based rebel group surrendering. The FDLR's future is uncertain, but there are a...
2015/01/26 10:30
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The African Diaspora Forum is concerned by what it regards as a lack of an effective response by the South African government to the issue of xenophobia. In an open letter to President Zuma, Minister...
2015/01/26 09:29
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News last week that a South African drug mule had been sentenced to death in Malaysia prompted discussion - for the umpteenth time - of the South African government's approach to South African...
2015/01/25 23:43
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BANGUI, Central African Republic - Armed men on Sunday kidnapped the Central African Republic minister for sport and young people and former rebel chief Armel Ningatoloum Sayo as he returned from...
2015/01/25 23:10
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Many of the steps that have been taken to protect rhino are to be congratulated. But I have some concerns that I wish to bring to your attention. Moving rhino to safer places The decision to move...
2015/01/24 14:29
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Pretoria — A South African national has been sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug-related offences, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) confirmed on Friday. Deon...
2015/01/31 03:17
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