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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African rhino poacher jailed for 77 years

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22am by AFP

    ... Mozambique, a country where many poachers are recruited by international syndicates. Rhinoceros horns are prized as a status symbol in Asia, where they are falsely believed to possess medicinal ...

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    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... for months and ratings agencies have warned that deficits, high unemployment and slow growth may prompt a further credit downgrade to junk bond status. That could raise the cost of borrowing ...

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    Ruling ANC party gets ‘overwhelming mandate’ from South African voters

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... power since helping to end apartheid in 1994 – would ultimately receive “an overwhelming mandate” from voters. “People died for this right. They must not waste it.” Desmond Tutu The ANC’s status ... to the organisation is greater than their loyalty to its current leadership,” said political commentator Steven Friedman. A record 25 million voters registered for the elections amid mounting anger over ...

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    South Africa’s ruling ANC takes clear lead in first ‘Born Free’ election

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:15pm by Reuters in Pretoria

    ... as the political home of privileged whites. The ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters, led by Julius Malema, a populist politician who was expelled from the ANC, was in third place with 4.3 per cent. While ...

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    20 years after first all-race elections, divide between rich and poor remains

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... elections on May 7 that are likely to result in the ruling African National Congress (ANC)- which led the fight against apartheid and has dominated politics since its demise- returning to power ...

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    Fear of crime, inequality, race the subtexts of Oscar Pistorius trial

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 09:45pm by NYT

    ... Steenkamp for an intruder when he fired four shots through a door, killing her as she cowered on the other side. South Africa has been captivated by the trial, partly because of the celebrity status ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s Zuma accused of spending millions of taxpayer dollars

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... goes into the most hotly contested election since the end of apartheid. Zuma's homestead near Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal, his political stronghold and one of South Africa's poorest provinces, has been at the centre of a long political controversy dubbed "Nkandlagate". He has insisted he paid for new buildings there out of his own pocket while the government funded ...

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    Cameron, Obama and Danish PM pose for political selfie at Mandela memorial

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:29am by Keira Lu Huang and Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse and Keira Lu Huang US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela’s memorial service with his stirring eulogy on Tuesday, but it was his grinning “selfie” with the Danish and British premiers that set soc ...

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    New opposition alliance in South Africa falls apart after five days

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... had sought to bring her into politics over many years. Ramphele last year formed her own party, named Agang, or Build, in the Sesotho language, but struggled to gain political momentum. ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela leaves US$4m estate to family, staff, schools and ANC

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... with emotion" but no one had yet contested it. Mandela's other bequeathments reflected a life in politics and championing education. Mandela gave around US$4,500 each to members of staff, including ...




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