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Midnight drama, deals in battle for AU’s top job


July 16th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) It was midnight drama, intrigue and last-minute deal-making at the Chinese-built new building of the African Union as rival camps upped the stakes for the ... Read more...

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Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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South Africa ups diplomatic offensive for top AU post


July 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 14 (IANS) Africa is keeping its fingers crossed on the election for the the AU executive chief as South African President Jabob Zuma upped the diplomatic offensive ... Read more...

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Race for AU’s top job moves into overdrive


July 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 13 (IANS) The 19th African Union summit has kicked off in this Ethiopian capital with all eyes set on intense lobbying for what is touted as the "mother ... Read more...

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South Africa’s ‘Whoonga’ craze: mixing HIV drugs with marijuana


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Patients suffering from AIDS in South Africa are unable to get right quantities of their lifesaving drugs so that they can be mixed with marijuana and smoked, say ... Read more...

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Swaziland justice minister ‘caught hiding in queen’s bed’


September 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): The king of Swaziland has fired his justice minister Ndumiso Mamba after he was caught having an affair with one of the king's 14 wives.Photographs of a startled ... Read more...

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Million foreign visitors in South Africa during World Cup period


July 5th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 5(ANI): South African Home Affairs Department has said that the number of foreign visitors entering the country during the World Cup period has now risen to a million."This figure ... Read more...

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Six Pak nationals arrested in South Africa for running fake passport shop


June 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 26 (ANI): The South African police has nabbed six Pakistani civilians for running a fake passport shop in Pretoria.According to reports, a large number of forged birth certificates, IDs, work ... Read more...

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Soccer World Cup ticket is a visa to South Africa


May 19th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 19 (IANS) With just 22 days left for the kick-off of the soccer World Cup, South Africa is on track to issue free visas to soccer fans. Addressing the joint ... Read more...

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Speaker assures India’s support for Swaziland’s development


May 12th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called upon Swaziland Prime Minister Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini and assured the African country of India's support for its development. Kumar, who ... Read more...

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South African man kills self after failing to get ID papers


September 4th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Sep 3 (IANS) A South African man committed suicide after failing to get identity papers, BuaNews reported Thursday. Douglas S'khumbuzo Mhlongo, 22, reportedly committed suicide after his urgent ID application papers ... Read more...

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South African election begins with overseas vote (Lead)


April 15th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 16 (IANS) Thousands of South Africans living around the world descended Wednesday on their country's missions abroad to cast their votes in the fourth general elections since the end of ... Read more...

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Madagascar’s Rajoelina in a corner after AU suspension for ‘coup’ (Lead)


March 20th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa/Antananarivo, March 20 (DPA) Madagascar's new leader was in a corner Friday after the African Union (AU) suspended the country over his "coup" and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ... Read more...

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South Africa calls on NAM to fight against slavery


July 31st, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 30 (IANS) South Africa Wednesday called on the member countries of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to intensify their fight against the new forms of slavery such as human trafficking. Speaking ... Read more...

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IBSA calls for peace and stability in Darfur


May 13th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Somerset West (South Africa), May 13 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa have expressed concern at the escalating violence in resource-rich Darfur in Sudan and asked all parties to work ... Read more...

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IBSA naval exercise no precursor to treaty - Mukherjee


May 13th, 2008 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Somerset West (South Africa), May 13 (IANS) The first IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) naval exercise that brought ships from the three countries together off the coast here was not any kind ... Read more...

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Changes in South African politics will not affect IBSA


May 13th, 2008 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Somerset West (South Africa), May 13 (IANS) The changes in the political landscape of South Africa will not affect the work of the IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) initiative that aims to ... Read more...

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UN and Security Council reform needed for democratic global governance: IBSA


May 13th, 2008 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Somerset West (South Africa), May 13 (IANS) There can be no meaningful reform of global democracy if the UN and the Security Council is not reformed, the foreign ministers of ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to attend IBSA meeting in South Africa


May 11th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Cape Town, May 11 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has reached Cape Town to participate in the fifth meeting of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Ministerial Trilateral Commission, which is ... Read more...

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South Africa, India sign diplomatic, other accords


February 22nd, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Pretoria, Feb 22 (DPA) South Africa and India Friday signed three agreements on travel and cooperation in Pretoria at the end of a two-day joint commission meeting, local media reported. The agreements ... Read more...

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