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NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA TRANSLATED TO ETERNITY

A giant father figure for all humanity – ADIEU PHOTO CREDIT: (Xinhua/Cheng Min) JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 Thursday, President Jacob Zuma announced in a televised speech to … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA AND NIGERIA: BEST OF ‘FRENEMIES’

MMEGI ONLINE 25 May, 2012 Our diplomats shake hands and smile for the cameras, our governments say all the right things, and neither country acknowledges what they think is really at stake: Africa’s future and the chance to dominate it. … Continue reading

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PRESIDENT ZUMA IN CHINA FOR TRADE TALKS

South Africa – China Article published the Tuesday 24 August 2010 – Latest update : Tuesday 24 August 2010 President Zuma in China for trade talks President Zuma meets President Jintao in Beijing Reuters By RFI South African President Jacob … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR:FRANCE BACKED BIAFRA TO THE HILT

Keeping Biafra Alive TIME MAGAZINE Friday, Dec. 06, 1968 Perhaps the most important single reason for battered Biafra’s continuing survival against the attacks of the Nigerian Federal Army is a steady infusion of French military aid. Although the French will … Continue reading

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AFRICA’S DEFENCE SPENDING BOOM

Africa’s defence spending boom By Louise Greenwood BBC Africa Business Report The Paramount Group specialises in armoured vehicles The Cold War has been over for two decades and most of Africa’s worst conflicts are at an end. Despite this, defence … Continue reading

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OBAMA SPEAKS TO THE SOUTH AFRICANS ON SUDAN,AL SHABAAB & SELF-RELIANCE

SOURCE: THE DAILY MAVERICK • 15 July 2010, 10:23:59 (South Africa) Obama speaks to South Africans on Al Shabaab, the Sudan, the World Cup and self-reliance On Wednesday night, SABC3 scored a major win by screening an exclusive interview with … Continue reading

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FOREIGN AGENTS INVOLVED IN SHOOTING OF RWANDAN GENERAL?

South Africa – Article published the Thursday 01 July 2010 – Latest update : Thursday 01 July 2010 Foreign agents involved in shooting of Rwandan general General Faustin Nyamwasa with Rwandan President Paul Kagame in 2000 Reuters By RFI Security … Continue reading

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