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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bloemhof South African infrastructure not keeping up with rise in city dwellers Babies' deaths illustrate water scarcity Three babies who died from drinking tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to a tiny white ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... benefited from this." While villagers do not have access to electricity or running water, the Nkandla project "leaves one with the impression of excessive and unconscionable ... millions more. She accused Zuma of conduct "inconsistent with his office" and violating the executive ethics code by failing to protect state resources. In November, Zuma told parliament ...

  3. 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

    ... African households now have access to electricity, compared to just over half in 1994, and that more than 95 per cent of households have access to a basic supply of clean water, compared to about ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Scramble for control of Nelson Mandela's financial and moral legacy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 06:05am by Reuters

    ... the rush to commercialise it, we run the risk of watering down or destroying the good that the brand stood for purely with the crassness of finance." Mandela divided the management of his ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Ailing Mandela casts shadow over visit to Africa by Obama

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the top of his agenda. And US officials are aware that emerging economic opportunities and energy resources in Africa have attracted a clutch of interest from rising rivals. Washington noticed ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Obama tells leaders to follow Nelson Mandela's example

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 08:37pm by AP

    ... or take its natural resources without compensation for Africans. Obama also is paying tribute to South Africa’s fight against apartheid by visiting the Soweto area Saturday afternoon for a town ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Striking SA miners sign deal to end 5-week strike

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:32pm by Associated Press in Mooinooi

    ... in Africa’s largest economy and, according to President Jacob Zuma, costing the country at least US$500 million. Media coverage of miners living in tin shacks without electricity or running water has ... a small white elite that continues to control an economy dominated by mineral resources and agriculture. South Africans have become increasingly enraged by the disparity, which has weakened trade ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela said to be improving after his fifth night in hospital

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in hospital in four months. Doctors drained a build-up of fluid, known as a pleural effusion or "water on the lungs", that had developed from the lung infection. That procedure helped ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African police officers back in court over taxi driver's death

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 07:15pm by AFP

    ... had bruised ribs, back, left and right testes, lips and bite marks on his tongue as well as bleeding and water on the brain. The state has opposed bail. Eight officers had been arrested ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    An ailing Mandela is making steady progress, South African officials say

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... hospitalisation in four months. Doctors drained a build-up of fluid, known as a pleural effusion or "water on the lungs", that had developed from Mandela's lung infection. President Jacob ...




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