Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

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Apr 3rd, 2013
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The deposed leader of the Central African Republic, Francois Bozize, claims special forces from Chad attacked South African troops in Bangui last month, placing president Zuma in a curious position as he visits Ndjamena, the Chadian capital on Wednesday. By EMILIE GAMBADE and KHADIJA PATEL. The depos...
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Nov 26th, 2012
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Berouk Mesfin Eritea and South Africa formally established diplomatic relations in 1994. Eighteen years later, the two states seem to be strengthening their bilateral relations. In March, Iqbal Jhazbhay, the new South African ambassador to Eritrea, presented his credentials to President Issayas Afewo...
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Jul 11th, 2012
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International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has confirmed that allegations former South African ambassador to Iran, Yusuf Saloojee, received payments from cellphone giant MTN are being investigated. That is an apparent reversal of an earlier position which was that if anyone had evidence ...
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Mar 10th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has taken a swipe at the South African government for “failing to empower black nationals through land reform and indigenisation”, Radio VOP reported on Friday. Addressing Zimbabwean chiefs at a conference in Bulawayo, Mugabe said pover...
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Mar 5th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s heavyweight neighbour South Africa on Monday dismissed a push by President Robert Mugabe for new polls without long-delayed reforms required by the country’s unity deal. Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said Pretoria expects the power-sharing pact, know...
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Dec 12th, 2011
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Countries from around the globe agreed on Sunday to forge a new deal forcing all the biggest polluters for the first time to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but critics said the plan was too timid to slow global warming. A package of accords agreed after marathon U.N. talks in South Africa extended t...
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Dec 12th, 2011
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Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma tried to intervene in the execution of a South African woman in China, the department of international relations said on Monday. “He [Zuma] did intervene. All the necessary interventions were done at every possible level, even the highest ones,” d...
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Dec 10th, 2011
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U.N. climate talks stalled after a rebellion by developing states most at risk from global warming, forcing host South Africa to push the conference into extra time on Saturday in an effort to prevent the negotiations collapsing. Deliberations were due to resume around midday after haggling in the So...
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Sep 17th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The contents of International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s handbag are not up for discussion, her spokesperson said on Friday. “I can’t believe you are asking that,” Clayson Monyela said when asked why she recently refused to have her handba...
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Sep 16th, 2011
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International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was involved in an embarrassing and expensive spat with airport security in Oslo at the end of a state visit to Norway this month when she refused to pass her handbag through an x-ray scanner. As a result she missed her schedule...