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South Africa to celebrate Mandela’s 94th birthday in style


June 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) South Africa will this year celebrate the birthday of the country's first black president and and Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela in great style with a birthday ... Read more...

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India seeks security of oil investments in Sudans


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) With the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan escalating, India has conveyed to the leaderships of both countries the urgent need to resolve all issues ... Read more...

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Women empowerment necessary, says ex-South Africa deputy president


August 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Women should be given due recognition for their work in politics, education and social services, former deputy president of South Africa Baleka Mbete said here ... Read more...

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South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Monday celebrated his 93rd birthday in his home village in South Africa, where millions of children joined the celebration ... Read more...

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Former South African President Mandela goes home to rest


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela went back to his home in the Eastern Cape on Sunday to rest, the government said. It is his first public appearance ... Read more...

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South African Minister Thabathe calls on Virbhadra Singh


March 28th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, South Africa, Elizabeth Thabathe along with her officials called on Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh here on ... Read more...

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Former President Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital


January 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Friday was discharged from Milpark Hospital and will continue treatment at home, the Mail & Guardian newspaper reported.Acting President ... Read more...

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Rumours of Mandela’s death condemned


January 18th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 18 (IANS) The African National Congress (ANC) has criticised rumours that said former South African president, 92-year-old Nelson Mandela had died."The ANC strongly condemns those people or groups who ... Read more...

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Huge untapped potential for investment between India, South Africa: Anand Sharma


January 11th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said huge untapped potential exists in the area of investment and bilateral trade between India and South Africa.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela book “Conversations with Myself” offers unique personal portrait


October 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is releasing a new book on Tuesday that, unlike his 1995 autobiography, offers a unique personal portrait about arguments with his wife, ... Read more...

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World Cup helped destroy African stereotypes: Mbeki


July 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) The success of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa means a giant step has been taken towards destroying negative stereotypes of Africa and Africans, former South ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela’s great-granddaughter killed in car crash after World Cup concert


June 11th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- The 13-year-old great-granddaughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela was killed on Friday while she was returning from the World Cup Kick-Off Concert at the Orlando Stadium ... Read more...

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela to receive honorary doctorate degree from six universities


May 7th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) – Nelson Mandela will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Laureate International Universities (LIU) network, LIU said Thursday.Mandela, the first president of South Africa to be ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela’s tale not easy to understand: Eastwood


February 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Clint Eastwood says it was not easy to understand Nelson Mandela until a visit to his prison cell. Femalefirst.co.uk reports, Clint's new movie "Invictus" follows Mandela's release ... Read more...

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India committed to expand and diversify trade with Africa: Anand Sharma


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Pretoria (S.Africa), Aug 22 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma has emphasized India's commitment to further expand and diversify trade with Africa, to which South Africa was a gateway.He ... Read more...

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India’s presence made my inauguration ceremony complete: Zuma


May 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjay MohanPretoria (S. Africa), May 10 (ANI): Newly appointed South African President Jacob Zuma thanked New Delhi for its support, and said his inauguration ceremony would not complete without India's ... Read more...

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ANC celebrates victory in South Africa polls


April 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 24 (DPA) Champagne flowed on the streets of Johannesburg Thursday evening as South Africa's ruling African National Congress celebrated its expected victory in Wednesday's general elections with a mass street ... Read more...

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South African Indian filmmaker to produce Obama documentary


January 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 17 (IANS) Amid global media frenzy over the inauguration of Obama Barack, award-winning South African Indian filmmaker Anant Singh said Saturday that he would produce a documentary feature on the ... Read more...

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Court dismisses corruption charge against South African leader Zuma


September 12th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 12 (Xinhua) South Africa's high court Friday dismissed the corruption charge against Jacob Zuma, leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), news agencies reported.Zuma has been charged, among others, ... Read more...

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ANC and INC sign MoU to enhance relations


June 10th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): The African National Congress (ANC) and the Indian National Congress (INC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance ties between the two parties.Jacob G ... Read more...

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India’s Congress, South Africa’s ANC sign MoU


June 10th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and South Africa's ruling African National Congress chief Jacob Zuma Tuesday signed a pact for enhancing political exchanges between two of the oldest ... Read more...

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India and Africa to work together to increase agricultural production


June 10th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): India has sought African cooperation to increase agricultural production and tap alternative energy sources. While addressing the interactive session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here ... Read more...

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Sonia discussed Indo-S. Africa relations with ANC President Zuma


June 9th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Africa National Congress (ANC) President Dr. Jacob G Zuma met Congress President Sonia Gandhi here today and discussed strengthening relations between India and South Africa. Both ... Read more...

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ANC president Zuma stresses on south-south cooperation


June 8th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Africa National Congress (ANC) president Dr. Jacob G Zuma, who arrived today on a four-day visit to India, said here that India, China, ... Read more...

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World Economic Forum on Africa opens in South Africa


June 5th, 2008 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Cape Town (South Africa), June 4 (Xinhua) The 18th World Economic Forum on Africa started here Wednesday under the theme "Capitalising on Opportunity". Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of World Economic ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse to perform at Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday bash


May 6th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
London , May 6 (ANI): The latest feather in Amy Winehouses cap is the invitation from Nelson Mandela to perform at his birthday bash.If reports are to be believed, the former ... Read more...

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Eminem to perform at Nelson Mandelas 90th birthday concert?


April 11th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Rapper Eminem is all set to headline Nelson Mandelas 90th birthday celebrations in London this summer, it has emerged.The star is alleged to be making his musical ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe opposition open to unity government


April 9th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, April 9 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai indicated he was open to the formation of a unity government with elements of President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela invites Jamelia to perform on World AIDS Day


November 30th, 2007 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Nelson Mandela has invited singer Jamelia perform at a concert meant to highlight World AIDS Day in South Africa.The 26-year-old singer is going to play the MTV gig ... Read more...

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