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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius, convicted of culpable homicide, may face more than 10 years in jail

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... the Paralympian's career to a shuddering halt. Pistorius, known as Blade Runner for the prosthetic legs that powered him to fame, was acquitted of murder, but South African judge Thokozile Masipa said he ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... to power of the African National Congress in 1994, the access of black people to cities was limited and infrastructure favoured the few. While the government has admitted "widespread ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

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

    ... there is a strong desire to put more economic power in black hands. In the 20 years since South Africa struggled free from racist apartheid rule, the economy remains predominantly in white hands, despite ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... the liberation movement that swept to power two decades ago under the leadership of Nelson Mandela, had 59.7 per cent of the vote with a third of ballots counted, the Independent Electoral Commission ... ANC support near 65 per cent, a touch below the 65.9 per cent it won in the 2009 election that brought Zuma to power. The ANC’s enduring popularity has surprised analysts who had said its ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    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 ... apartheid, about the need "to heal the divisions of the past" but also referred to white domination of the economy, a result of efforts to ensure a smooth power transition 20 years ago. ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African prosecutor urges Pistorius to take responsibility for killing girlfriend

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... it was "softer than brains" and calling the powerful.50-calibre handgun a "zombie stopper". Referring to the watermelon video, Nel said to Pistorius: "You know the same happened ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius aware of gun rules against intruders, court hears

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 12:05pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... for six guns in 2012 including a Smith & Wesson 500, described by its manufacturer as the “most powerful production revolver in the world”. He also ordered a Vector.223-calibre rifle, ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African black leader scraps week-old electoral pact

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:11pm by Reuters

    ... ANC, which has been in power since the end of white-minority rule in 1994. “The time for this was not right,” she told a news conference, saying she had rushed into the decision to join ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Four US presidents honour Nelson Mandela, hero who inspired them all

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... the pending Iraq war in 2003. "What I am condemning is that one power, with a president who has no foresight, who cannot think properly, is now wanting to plunge the world into a Holocaust," ...




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