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31 min ago | The Georgia Straight

Gwynne Dyer: The dilemma over Rwandan president Paul Kagame

Karegeya had quit the government and become a leading opponent of the regime, which President Kagame would certainly see as a betrayal of the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Paul Kagame, South Africa

4 hrs ago | M2.com

Gemalto M2M connectivity solution helps deliver green energy to...

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa -- Gemalto , the world leader in digital security, is providing M2M connectivity for SOLARKIOSK, a compact, solar powered station transported onboard a mobile vehicle.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, World News, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, University of Wisconsin Madison, South Africa,

In-depth Africa

Divorce drama: Anita Oyakhilome's name removed from Christ Embassy church website

On Sunday, two days after it was reported that Anita Oyakhilome had filed for divorce, Christ Embassy deleted her pictures and personal information from its official website, www.christembassy.org.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Sex Scandal

Star of Mysore

City Professor for Intl. Meet at Johannesburg

Mysore, Sept. 1- Prof. C. Srikantappa, UGC-Emeritus Scientist at DoS in Earth Science, University of Mysore, will be attending the International conference on 'IMA-1024 - Delving Deeper - Minerals as Mines of information' to be held from Sept.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Geology, Science

Mail & Guardian

The PIC favours platinum shares over gold

Despite tough times of late for South Africa's platinum sector the Public Investment Corporation is betting on the precious metals' comeback.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa

Bizcommunity

Impacting the bottom line through trusted partnerships

Keith Dugdale, a globally acclaimed author and founder of IOWEU, a next generation client engagement approach, implemented in 26 countries, will speak on global trends and techniques to gear up for smarter client engagement on 16 September 2014 in Johannesburg.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

The Great Unspooling: How the Spy Tapes came to define Jacob Zuma

In the far-flung future, when the four-volume biography of Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma is published, it will tell the story of an unspooling.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News,

In-depth Africa

Op-Ed: Hunger in the Land of Enough

Despite being a middle-income country, South Africa has a long and shameful history of those in power ignoring the needs and the interests of the majority.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Opinion

CTV

Lesotho's prime minister fled to South Africa for safety

Motsoahae Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister of Lesotho arrives for a dinner hosted by President Barack Obama for the U.S. Africa Leaders Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, South Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

In-depth Africa

President Sata wants Zambians in diaspora to support PF's agenda to tranform Zambia-Chikonde

FILE: President Sata with First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba and Zambia's High Commissioner to South Africa Muyeba Chikonde leaves Hyatt Hotel in South Africa PRESIDENT Michael Sata has urged Zambians living in the diaspora to support the Patriotic Front Government's agenda of transforming Zambia into a middle income country by the year 2030.

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Related Topix: Zambia, Africa, World News, South Africa,

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Lesotho leaders to meet South African president

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, South Africa, Agriculture, Science, Prison,

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Uganda News Picks

$75,000 Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs 2014 Finalists

For the first time ever, African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are delighted to have Anzisha Prize finalists from Togo and Ivory Coast Five young women are among the 12 finalists in the running for the $75,000 prize money that will be awarded on 23 September 2014, and will fly to Johannesburg from DRC, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Johannesburg, South Africa Travel

Bangkok Post

Lesotho military denies coup

JOHANNESBURG: Lesotho's military has denied staging a coup, saying that it acted to disarm police officers because they threatened to destabilise the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, South Africa, Letsie Iii

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Court Rules Against Lengthy Detention of Illegal Migrants

The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the South Gauteng High Court judgement on the detention of illegal foreigners at the Lindela Deportation Facility.

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Al Jazeera

Lesotho military in 'attempted coup'

Military units in Lesotho have surrounded government and police buildings and gunfire has been heard in the small mountainous southern African kingdom, in what diplomats said appeared to be an attempted coup.

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Related Topix: Lesotho, Africa, World News, South Africa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bloomberg

South African Trade Gap Widens to 6.9 Billion Rand in July

South Africa's trade gap widened in July as oil imports increased and local car manufacturers boosted purchases of components during a strike.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News,

Customer Interaction Solutions

MTN and Huawei Announce Completion of Transport SDN and 2.4T WDM System Field Trial in South Africa

ENP Newswire - 29 August 2014 Release date- 28082014 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Huawei and MTN, Africa's largest telecommunications operator, today announced the successful live trial of a Transport Software-Defined Networking and 2.4Tbit/s wavelength-division multiplexing system.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa

Mail & Guardian

Sharp rise in classroom homophobia

South Africa's schools are a hostile environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex pupils, said gender activists this week.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender,

BBC News

Africa in pictures: 22-28 August 2014

People gather at a window on Friday to watch those taking part in the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Festival in the south-western Nigerian state of Osun.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Yemen, Middle East,

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