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Mar 31st, 2012
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A hospital secretary who was asked by an African diplomat for sex on his desk is set for a substantial payout after winning her sexual harassment claim. Vanessa Turley, 41 – who has spent £10,000 in legal fees fighting her case – was subjected to a string of sexual demands from Dr Chuma I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2012
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The United States called on coup leaders in Mali on Friday to step down and allow for elections to take place. U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner spoke one day after the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) gave the military junta that ousted Malian President Amadou Toumani Tour...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Two people were reportedly killed in Askira, a small community south of Borno State when gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a bank and police station yesterday. Residents of the sleepy town, which is the headquarters of Askira/Uba Local Government in the southern part of the state ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho has rubbished reports he had reached an agreement to manage Manchester City at the end of the season. A Spanish report hinted the former Chelsea tactician was primed to return to the Premier League by replacing Roberto Mancini at the helm at the Etihad Stadium. Ho...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe had guests attending the launch of Zimbabwe’s Trade and Investment Policy Document in stitches when he told them that he was not too old, Radio VOP reported on Friday. Mugabe turned 88 on February 21 and is among the oldest heads of state and...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Cape Town – Kenyan businessman Paul Kamlesh Pattni, who gave Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a royal robe which reportedly once belonged to slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, is linked to an $850m fraud case that almost ground the East African nation to a halt in the 1990s, Kenyan Embassy ...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The ANC Youth League was being traumatised and suppressed under President Jacob Zuma’s leadership, expelled league president Julius Malema said on Friday. “Under President Zuma, we’ve seen the youth of the ANC being traumatised and expelled from their home,̶...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Bamako – Mali’s junta leader appealed on Friday for foreign help to secure the West African country against a separatist Tuareg uprising after the rebels entered the strategic northern town of Kidal. The West African country is an indirect victim of last year’s conflict in Libya, fr...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Shrien Dewani has always protested his innocence in the case of his wife Anni’s murder. The South African authorities claim there is evidence of his involvement but Dewani’s supporters have answers for many of the questions raised. Here are some of those questions: Why did the Dewanis enl...
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Mar 30th, 2012
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PARIS — French police arrested about 20 suspected Islamists in dawn raids on Friday, most of them in the hometown of an extremist who was shot dead by police last week after a killing spree. Agents from France’s DCRI domestic intelligence agency swooped in to carry out the arrests, most of them...