Africa Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. South African NGO: Yemen knew of hostage release efforts before US raid that killed 2 captivesRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Weyburn Review

    ... imminent execution. The two men were killed Saturday during a U.S.-led rescue attempt. The U.S. ambassador in South Africa said the United States did not know that Sooliman and his organization believed the South African hostage was to be released ...

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  2. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...

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  3. American Hostage Killed in Yemen During Rescue AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... way." Arrangements had been made to fly Korkie, captured in May 2013, to a third "safe country" and then to South Africa, Gift of the Givers said. Korkie's age was not immediately available. The group's founder, Imtiaz Sooliman, said the pressure on ...

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  4. .com | Obama sends condolences to familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | News24

    ... kidnapped by the militants in Taiz, Yemen, in May last year. Yolande was released on 10 January and returned to South Africa on 13 January. The Gift of the Givers helped negotiate her release. At the time of the kidnapping, Korkie was a teacher in ...

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  5. American Photojournalist, South African Hostages Killed in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Outlook

    ... flown out of Yemen "under diplomatic cover, then to meet with family members in a 'safe' country (and) fly to South Africa." Lucy Somers, the photojournalist's sister, told The Associated Press that she and her father learned of her 33-year-old ...

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  6. Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne CrueltyRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... at the "is it really true" points about your dad, stepdad, mom, grandparents, grandmother, their tribal attire in Africa, etc. Keep in mind that I told my buddy - knowing his personality - that it is curious that having millionaire trust fund babies ...

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  7. U.S. Hostage Luke Somers, South African Killed in Yemen Rescue EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... news organizations. Arrangements were made to fly Korkie, captured in May 2013, to a "safe country" and then to South Africa, Gift of the Givers said. Him and his wife Yolande were working for a local charity when they were kidnapped in the southern ...

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  8. South Africa: Hostage Dies in U.S. Raid One Day Before ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    ... kidnapped by the militants in Taiz, Yemen, in May last year. Yolande was released on January 10 and returned to South Africa on January 13. The Gift of the Givers had helped negotiate her release. At the time of the kidnapping, Korkie was a teacher ...

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  9. Al-Qaida kills US photojournalist, South African teacher in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Indian Express

    ... flown out of Yemen "under diplomatic cover, then to meet with family members in a 'safe' country, (and) fly to South Africa." Hagel did not identify Korkie by name. "Yesterday by the order of the president of the United States, US special operations ...

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  10. .com | Korkie would have been home for Christmas - GotGRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | News24

    ... kidnapped by the militants in Taiz, Yemen, in May last year. Yolande was released on 10 January and returned to South Africa on 13 January . The Gift of the Givers had helped negotiate her release. At the time of the kidnapping, Korkie was a teacher ...

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  11. .com | UPDATE: Pierre Korkie has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | News24

    ... kidnapped by the militants in Taiz, Yemen, in May last year. Yolande was released on 10 January and returned to South Africa on 13 January. The Gift of the Givers helped negotiate her release. At the time of the kidnapping, Korkie was a teacher in ...

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  12. Mixed reactions to ICC decision on KenyattaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    ... brother was killed in the violence. The 2007-8 violence shattered Kenya's image as a beacon of stability in East Africa when opposition leader Raila Odinga accused the incumbent President Mwai Kibaki of rigging his way to re-election. What began as ...

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  13. Clover Canyon Pre-Fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Women's Wear Daily

    PageType='article' Category Value='Runway' Category URL Name='runway' Subcategory Value='Review' Subcategory URL Name='review' Context='main' User Logged In = Online Access = false Archive Access = false Expiration Date = Auto Renew = hasAutologin = hasIPClient = ClientIP = 17.142.152.130 Host name = s612770nj3vl468.uspswy6.savvis.net Host ip = 10.89.118.77 Inspired by the colors and landscapes of Cape Town, South Africa, Rozae Nichols translated original printed motifs of Ndebele village houses, African tribal body art and oversize protea flowers onto black silk crepe de chine separates and dresses for a bold graphic impact.

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  14. South Africa marks one year since Mandela's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Nation

    ... corruption in the country. "Nelson Mandela would be disappointed with some of the things that are happening in South Africa, he would be disappointed with the corruption," said Bizos. The iconic leader passed away at the age of 95 last year, after a ...

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  15. South Africans remember MandelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... long, spiralled kudu horns in his hands, tribal chief Ron Martin raised his voice and praised the spirits of South Africa's ancestors, one year after Nelson Mandela's death. "Sida sida ge ra tsoa-tsoa" ("we begin, it is our beginning"), he sang as ...

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  16. South Africa honors Mandela on first anniversary of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | UPI

    South Africa noted the first anniversary of the death of former President Nelson Mandela Friday with tributes and consideration of his legacy. His widow, Graca Michael, began the homages with a wreath-laying ceremony at a statue of Mandela in Pretoria.

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  17. South Africans remember Mandela through tradition and prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | HawaiiNews

    South African traditional healers mark a year since the death of Nelson Mandela with an inter-faith prayer service in Pretoria's Freedom Park on December 5, 2014 South African traditional healers pray for late President Nelson Mandela in an inter-faith prayer service in Pretoria's Freedom Park on December 5, 2014 As smoke rose from the long, spiralled kudu horns in his hands, tribal chief Ron Martin raised his voice and praised the spirits of South Africa's ancestors, one year after Nelson Mandela's death. "Sida sida ge ra tsoa-tsoa" , he sang as the country remembered its most beloved son.

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  18. Is Ebola Taking a Heavier Toll on Women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Voice of America

    ... Lisa Pattison / IFRC) The Ebola virus, indiscriminate and opportunistic, has infected more than 17,000 people in West Africa, the World Health Organization reports . But some observers fear the epidemic may be exacting an especially heavy toll on ...

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  19. South Africa marks one year since the death of 'Madiba' Nelson MandelaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Indian Express

    South Africans on Friday began marking one year since the death of Nelson Mandela with services, blasting of vuvuzelas and a cricket match to honour his enormous legacy as an anti-apartheid icon and global beacon of hope. An interfaith service kicked off the day's events in Pretoria, at the Freedom Park building dedicated to the country's liberation heroes.

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  20. Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama HospitalRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... Parenti said his book is the product of six years of traveling and reporting in war zones and failed states from east Africa to central Asia. He was working what was to be a book on the past decade of war in Afghanistan, but as it turned out, that ...

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