Posts Tagged ‘South’

SA's Mbeki says he will step down

Written on September 20th, 2008 by
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South African President Thabo Mbeki will accept a call to resign by the governing African National Congress (ANC), his spokesman has said.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7626646.stm... Read More | Share

SA's Mbeki says xenophobia riots a disgrace

Written on May 26th, 2008 by
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South African President Thabo Mbeki has condemned a wave of attacks on foreigners as an "absolute disgrace" that has blemished the country's name.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7419217.stm... Read More | Share

Obama wins big in South Carolina

Written on January 26th, 2008 by
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(CNN) -- Sen. Barack Obama claimed a significant victory in South Carolina on Saturday, telling supporters "we are hungry for change."Read More:http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/01/26/sc.primary/index.html... Read More | Share

Zuma wins ANC leadership election

Written on December 18th, 2007 by
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Jacob Zuma has defeated South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki to win the leadership of the country's ruling ANC. Mr Zuma won the votes of more than 60% of the delegates at the leadership conference to claim victory.Read... Read More | Share

Heroes' welcome for SA Springboks

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Thousands of fans have greeted the South African rugby team as they arrived home after winning the Rugby World Cup in France on Saturday.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7057682.stm... Read More | Share

Shock at SA reggae star Lucky Dube shooting

Written on October 19th, 2007 by
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Fans across the world are mourning the South African reggae star, Lucky Dube, who has been shot dead. He was dropping his teenage son and daughter off in a Johannesburg suburb when he was attacked by car thieves. Local radio stations have been flooded... Read More | Share

Nigeria maintain triumphant progress at FIFA U-17 World Cup Against Argentina

Written on September 2nd, 2007 by
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Nigeria are through to the semi-finals at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 after defeating Argentina 2-0 at the Cheonan Sports Complex on Sunday 2 September. The Africans now meet Germany or England for a place in the Final.Read... Read More | Share

INEC admits abandoning 700,000 ballot papers in South Africa

Written on April 30th, 2007 by
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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday admitted that it left 700,000 presidential ballot papers behind in South Africa...There had been reports that the commission only brought in 30 per cent of the presidential ballot papers it... Read More | Share

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