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By benim
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2011
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Ghana’s former President Jerry Rawlings is appealing for urgent food aid and other humanitarian support to save millions of women and children presently facing death from the harsh famine situation in the Horn of Africa. He wants world leaders and citizens of the world to rise up to their respo...
By benim
In News
Jun 16th, 2011
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South Africa’s controversial ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema on Friday dismissed claims he would oppose President Jacob Zuma’s re-election as leader of the ruling party. Speaking at the opening of the Youth League’s elective conference, where he is set to sail into a second te...
By benim
In Analysis
May 25th, 2011
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It’s not that black people are racist. And I won’t get into the “can black people be racist debate” so let’s leave that outside (yes, I’m talking to you person who was about to write that comment before you’ve even read the whole column). In case we forget, the ANC also gets a very small […]...
By benim
In News
May 24th, 2011
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe flew to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday for an extraordinary summit of the African Union focused on the Libyan crisis. He was expected to take the opportunity to do some damage control with South Africa following tensions over that country’s role in pressing for r...
By benim
In Algeria
May 23rd, 2011
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Algiers – Algeria’s two main health care unions ended a week-long strike on Monday after government assurances on salaries and work conditions. “Doctors have begun work again after promises made by Health Minister Djamel Ould Abbes,” said Lyes Merabet, spokesperson for the Nat...
By benim
In Election
May 23rd, 2011
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East London – More than 3 000 residents of Bizana in the Eastern Cape took to the streets on Monday in protest against ward councillors who were not chosen by the community, police said. “Crowds were gathered in Bizana’s main street this morning toyi-toying and throwing dustbins bec...
By benim
In Election
May 20th, 2011
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South Africa’s ANC was poised to sweep to victory in local elections but gains by the main opposition DA indicate growing anger at the ruling party, which has been in power since apartheid ended 17 years ago. (Watch the Video HERE) The African National Congress had secured 63.6 percent of the v...
By benim
In Election
May 20th, 2011
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JOHANNESBURG — Racial misunderstandings that still divide South Africa were aired Friday as lawyers made closing arguments in a hate speech trial concerning a song with the lyrics “shoot the farmer”. The anti-apartheid struggle song has been at the centre of a politically charged controve...
By benim
In Election
May 20th, 2011
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Pretoria – The Independent Electoral Commission had completed results for 95.1% of the country’s voting districts by 07:30 on Friday. Counting in the North West and Northern Cape was finished. The North West went to the ANC with 1.8 million votes (74.99%), followed by the Democratic Allia...
By benim
In News
May 19th, 2011
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South Africa’s main opposition made gains Thursday in local government polls that could indicate frustration with the ANC, which has ruled Africa’s largest economy for almost 20 years since apartheid ended. The African National Congress is still expected to storm to victory given its domi...