Thabo Mbeki

Mbeki slams xenophobes

Pretoria – Newly elected chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violent attacks targeted at African migrants in the country. The former presiden...
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Floods kill four in Chile

Santiago. – Rainstorms and landslides in Chile killed four and contaminated a major river, forcing authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the capital, authorities said....
Regina Chifunda Chiluba

Chiluba’s wife dies

LUSAKA. – Widow of Zambia’s second president Frederick Chiluba, Regina Chifunda Chiluba, has died. Family sources have confirmed that Mrs Chiluba died at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) ...
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Call for Sadc to meet over SA xenophobia

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Projects (SERAP) has called on King Mswati III of Swaziland and the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) to convene an emergen...
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Xenophobia: Nigeria summons SA envoy

PRETORIA/LONDON. – Amid confirmation that MTN’s offices in Nigeria’s capital were vandalised by anti-xenophobia demonstrators, the International Relations Department says South Africa’s ambassa...
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Ghana’s Mahama wins award

ACCRA. – Former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama is in South Africa to pick up African Political Leader of the Year Award scheduled for yesterday. As part of the events leading to the awa...
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1,4m children in 4 countries face famine

UNITED NATIONS. — Almost 1,4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children’s agency said on Monday....