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  1. 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

    ... government of the Republic of South Africa “to further strengthen our bilateral relations”. The ballot was marred by isolated incidents of violence, including the killing of one ANC member ...

  2. 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

    ... 50 per cent 20 years ago. The accomplishments started with the eradication of a system that denied basic rights to most of the population, with a suffocating combination of violence ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... five-year term despite the scandal. "There were issues that had called for security, particularly in my homestead," Zuma said. "My homestead was burned twice during violence ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... a code word for criminality in South Africa". Black South Africans counter that many who grew up during apartheid are equally fearful of violence by whites. Some South Africans point ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius thankful for prayers to his and Reeva Steenkamp's family

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Pretoria Gender researcher says ruling shows courts don't take violence against women seriously Bail for Pistorius seen as sending wrong message South African Paralympic icon and murder suspect Oscar Pistorius yesterday said he was thankful for prayers offered to his family and that of his slain girlfriend, a day after he was freed on bail. "Thank you ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa's 'security villages' provide little protection for residents

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Communities like the one where Pistorius lives unable to eradicate threat of domestic violence 'Security villages' provide little safety ... from outside their groups. "There's a false split of where I am safe and … not safe in the world," she said. "However, domestic violence is every bit as common in gated ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking South African miners open talks with platinum firms

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in Rustenburg

    ... as it raises tension and the risk for potential violence,” Implats spokesman Johan Theron said. However, in Johannesburg AMCU leaders started talks at 9am with the three firms under the auspices ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Tutu home burgled during visit to Mandela memorial

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... accompanied by violence. Those who can afford it live behind high walls, electrified fences and with panic buttons that rapidly summon heavily armed private security guards. Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Bogus signer at Mandela memorial was with group that 'necklaced' pair

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... gibberish. In the interview last Thursday, Jantjie said he had been violent in the past "a lot", but declined to provide more details, and blamed his violence on his schizophrenia, ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus and beloved statesman, dies at 95

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:17am by AP

    ... of violence against the apartheid regime, at the time of his death he was an almost unimpeachable moral icon. The Nobel Peace Prize winner spent 27 years behind bars before being freed in 1990 to lead ...




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