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By benim
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Oct 26th, 2011
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Johannesburg – ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela finished testifying in ANC youth league leader Julius Malema’s disciplinary hearing on Wednesday afternoon. The former first lady was the final witness to testify in Malema’s favour, said ANC national executive committee (NEC) me...
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Oct 26th, 2011
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New York – Two Africans are on a shortlist of four candidates to replace Luis Moreno-Ocampo as chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the top war crimes tribunal, the selection panel said on Tuesday. Fatou Bensouda, a Gambian and current deputy prosecutor at the ICC, is considere...
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In East Africa
Oct 26th, 2011
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Nairobi – The Kenyan suspect arrested after two grenade blasts exploded in Nairobi says he is a member of the Somali militant group al-Shabaab. Elgiva Bwire Oliacha, 28, pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday to nine charges, including being responsible for Monday’s twin grenade blasts. The...
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Oct 26th, 2011
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Harare – President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been forced to cancel a trip to Geneva for a United Nations meeting this week after his wife and some of his aides were denied visas, state media said on Wednesday. Western countries, including the United States and the European Union, imposed tr...
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In East Africa
Oct 26th, 2011
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Copenhagen – A Copenhagen appeals court ruled Monday that Denmark’s law on genocide cannot be used to prosecute a Rwandan man charged with killing Tutsis during the 1994 genocide and dismissed his case. “The wording of the [1955] law does not provide a basis to assume that the inten...
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In Libya
Oct 26th, 2011
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The mainstream US media has reacted to Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal lynching with a tidal wave of cheers and approval, trumpeting the Colonel’s death as the start of a new era for Libya. ­US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led the triumphant celebrations of Gaddafi’s death with her immortal line...
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In Cote d'Ivoire
Oct 26th, 2011
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President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States would once again waive import duties on goods made in the Ivory Coast, Guinea and Niger after the countries held free and fair democratic elections. Obama issued a proclamation restoring benefits for the three countries under African Growth and...
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In East Africa
Oct 26th, 2011
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Kenyan police said on Tuesday they arrested a man suspected of belonging to a terrorist group, a day after two blasts in Nairobi killed one person and injured more than 20 others. The suspect, who had Kenyan identity papers, was detained along with an arms cache including 13 hand grenades, an AK47 ri...
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Oct 26th, 2011
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Cameroon’s President Paul Biya promised more jobs for young people and said he would set Cameroon on the path to being an emerging nation in a speech on Tuesday after he was declared winner of this month’s presidential election. Cameroon’s supreme court said on Friday 78-year-old Bi...
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Oct 26th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Julius Malema’s disciplinary hearing will resume on Wednesday morning, where final witnesses are expected to testify in its sixth sitting. ANC spokesperson Keith Khoza said on Tuesday the youth league leader’s hearing was expected to start at 09:00 at the FNB Stadium ...