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By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 30th, 2013
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has uncovered a grand and serpentine plot by the PDP and the Presidency to rig the 2015 general elections, especially the presidential poll, and also to destabilize Nigeria. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaj...
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Apr 13th, 2013
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Johannesburg – An Ethiopian man was shot dead at a business premises in Klipgat on Saturday morning, North West police said. The man was found lying in a pool of blood near a pit toilet, said Captain Amanda Funani. He had a gunshot wound to the head. Police had spoken to the man’s brother...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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A body was found near the Lonmin’s platinum mine in Marikana on Tuesday, North West police said. “I can confirm that a body of a man was found 300m away from where the miners usually meet, on the western side of the koppie,” said Brigadier Thulani Ngubane. Ngubane said the man, wear...
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Sep 9th, 2012
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South Africa should question why no whites were among those killed in the Marikana shootout, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) said on Saturday. “We must be worried that 100 percent of those shot were black,” ANC Youth League president Ronald Lamola said. He was speaking at the 21st anniversar...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 1st, 2012
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Five miners died from smoke inhalation at a Gold Fields mine as they worked underground, the company said on Sunday. The deaths are a setback for the government and the industry as they try to improve safety and reduce fatalities in South Africa’s mines, which are the deepest in the world. Four...
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In Soccer
May 17th, 2012
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Michael Owen is reportedly expected to be released from Manchester United with his current contract set to expire in June. The former Liverpool striker has been plagued with injuries this season, which has resulted in just four appearances for the Red Devils during the campaign. It is believed that U...
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Apr 12th, 2012
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Africa is poised for economic success, but its people need to stop being so pessimistic about its chances, President Jacob Zuma said on South Africa should be gateway to Africa: Ambassador South Africa should be gateway to Africa: Ambassador “We need Africans to stop being pessimistic about the...
By benim
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Oct 17th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The man accused of killing Roodepoort schoolgirl Louise de Waal has confessed to being the “Sunday rapist”, police said on Monday. “Johannes Jacobus Steyn confessed before a magistrate in Krugersdorp on Friday,” Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou told rep...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Jan 12th, 2011
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Desmond Tutu was born in Klerksdorp, in the South African state of Transvaal. The family moved to Johannesburg when he was 12, and he attended Johannesburg Bantu High School. Although he had planned to become a physician, his parents could not afford to send him to medical school. Tutu’s father...