South Africa Capetown

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Jul 31st, 2012
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by Abebe Gellaw ESAT’s decision to report that Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is dead, according to reliable sources, has never been easy. It was two weeks ago that we received the news from highly credible sources in Brussels. Our sources that want to remain anonymous as they were not authorized to spe...
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Explosions and gunfire rocked Nigeria’s restive northeastern city of Damaturu on Friday, police said, in an area plagued by repeated attacks by Boko Haram Islamists. “There have been huge explosions and sporadic gunfire around (the) Shagari Low Cost area of the city,” said Gbadegesi...
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Johannesburg – The government called for the urgent removal of the latest Zapiro cartoon on President Jacob Zuma in the Mail & Guardian on Friday. “Government calls on Jonathan Shapiro [Zapiro] to withdraw his cartoon, and urges the Mail & Guardian to remove it from its website,&#...
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South Africa’s governing ANC has expressed its “disgust” at a cartoon of President Jacob Zuma as a penis. The cartoon, by prominent artist Jonathan Shapiro, known as Zapiro, also features a poem, which refers to Mr Zuma as a “dick”. The latest row comes just weeks after ...
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A South African newspaper cartoon depicting President Jacob Zuma as a penis drew condemnation Friday from the ruling ANC just weeks after furore over a painting which exposed his genitals. Top cartoonist Zapiro’s latest drawing in the independent Mail & Guardian shows Zuma in the shape of a...
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The United States embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday warned its citizens about threats to American installations this week in Nigeria. “The U.S. Mission in Nigeria is issuing this emergency message to inform America citizens of potential threats against U.S. installations during the July 4 holiday week,...