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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Underlying lessons of the Marikana massacre

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... paralysis at a critical juncture for the multiracial nation's economy and social stability. Mining remains a foundation stone of South Africa's economy. Now it faces uncertainty amid ... SCMP Editorial Deeper lessons of Marikana If the Sharpeville massacre of blacks by whites in 1960 marked a turning point for South Africa, the Marikana massacre of blacks by blacks ...

  2. Rethink foreign policies as interests expand abroad

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are probably using the hostages as bargaining chips in the growing conflict between Sudan and its new neighbour, South Sudan. Whatever the outcome, the latest incident has highlighted an urgent need ... as the mainland's economy, already the world's second-largest, continues to grow, mainland businesses will have to accelerate their push for oil and other resources in the far corners of the world. ...

  3. History buffs shocked at killing of S African

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... the past year. James Riley, chairman of the Hong Kong branch of the Royal Geographical Society, said many in the city were shocked to learn of Rattray's violent death in South Africa's Kwazulu-Natal province on Friday night. 'When you heard him speak, even if you had no interest in South Africa and the Anglo-Zulu battles of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift in 1879, you had ...

  4. Risk and reward for Chinese firms in Africa

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chinese state-owned dam builders Gezhouba and Sinohydro have highlighted the enormous risks and huge opportunities facing mainland firms in Africa just ... signed a US$1.4 billion contract with the South Sudan government on January 20 to build a dam in the African state, which seceded from Sudan last year. The dam will be financed by loans from ...

  5. S Sudan's leader asks Hu for help

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... South Sudanese President Salva Kiir lobbied for economic and diplomatic support from China in a meeting with President Hu Jintao yesterday, telling Hu that recent attacks by Sudan were ... ties with South Sudan and the two leaders witnessed the signing of six deals after the talks. 'It [my visit] comes at a critical moment for the Republic of South Sudan because our ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the Republic of South Sudan because our neighbour, Khartoum, has declared war against [us] President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, in Beijing ...

  7. Attacks against nationals in Africa played down

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com State-run media said yesterday that attacks against Chinese workers in Africa were only sporadic incidents, denying that Chinese citizens living on the continent ... Movement-North demanded that Beijing persuade the Sudanese government to stop a military offensive in the south, while also insisting that China move its nationals out of war zones to avoid further ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police gun down striking platinum miners at Marikana mine

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... no clashes. Before the police advance, Joseph Mathunjwa, the president of AMCU- which has been on a big recruitment push in South Africa's platinum mines- said there would be bloodshed if police ... price up 15 per cent. South Africa is home to 80 per cent of the world's known platinum reserves, but rising power and labour costs and a sharp drop in the price of the precious metal ...

  9. All 25 workers held hostage in Egypt set free

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a holiday to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The Bedouins demanded the release of five relatives who are being held for suspected involvement in bomb attacks in South Sinai between 2004 and 2006. ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Defence chiefs offers India assurance on China's growing South Asia ties

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in region Defence Minister Liang Guanglie says Beijing's increasingly close ties in South Asia are aimed at ensuring regional "security and stability" and are not intended to harm any ... - around it. But in a speech released by Sri Lanka's military yesterday, Liang said China had only peaceful intentions in South Asia, while stressing that the Indian Ocean was an important ...




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