South Africa

Zimbabwe: Zuma Not Attending Mugabe Inauguration

DEPUTY South Africa President Kgalema Motlanthe will represent the regional economioc powerhouse at President Robert Mugabe's inauguration on Thursday, the country's international relations department said Wednesday. ...

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Mozambique: Govt to Re-Introduce Pre-School Education

Gondola — Mozambique's Minister of Education, Augusto Jone, declared on Wednesday that the Ministry will re-introduce pre-school education next year. ...

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Mozambique: Govt Plans New Pre-Schools

Gondola — Mozambique's Minister of Education, Augusto Jone, declared on Wednesday that the Ministry will re-introduce pre-school education next year. ...

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Ethiopia: When a Traditional Past Collides With an Irrigated Future

Are the government's large-scale developments in southern Ethiopia forcing local populations to move with the times or just move out the way? ...

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Kenya: Striking Out – How Unions Have Gone From Hero to Zero

The recent teachers' strike reveals how Kenya's once formidable unions have become emasculated and divided at the time when they are needed most. ...

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Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai May Be Charged for Judiciary Insult

Outgoing Prime Minister and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai may face contempt of court charges for "disparaging remarks" he made about the judiciary.High Court judge Chinembiri Bhunu said prosecutors would be informed. ...

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Ethiopia: African Media Leaders Must Boycott Ethiopia

Ethiopian journalists have come to expect the worst from our government. ...

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Swaziland: Chiefs Shut Women Out

Mbabane — Archaic and chauvinistic practices are being used to prevent Swazi women from taking part in the upcoming primary elections, despite the country having a constitution that guarantees their rights, says political analyst Dr. ...

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Somalia: No Ransom, No Release for Hostages of Somali Pirates

In recent months the number of pirate attacks along Somalia's coast has dropped, but an estimated 97 seafarers remain in the hands of pirates. ...

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Angola: Billionaire Daughter Acquired Wealth Through President Dos Santos – Report

A detailed investigation by a major American business magazine suggests that Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos has acquired her wealth through her father, President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. ...

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