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South Africa

South Africa
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  • South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

     
    Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22%, in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry....
  • South African arrest warrant reportedly issued for Julius Malema

     
    Expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, is to be arrested, according to a news report: For more than a week, expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, has been predicting his own arrest, claiming South...
  • “Battleground: Rhino Wars” enlists special ops to stop poachers

     
    “Battleground: Rhino Wars” on Animal Planet documents the conflict between bloodthirsty poachers and one of South Africa’s anti-poaching units dedicated to stopping the illegal, lucrative trade of rhino horns. By Kate O’Hare On...
  • Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports

     
    Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports: Oil exports are set to resume from Sudan and South Sudan after their leaders signed trade and security agreements....
  • Expelled South African activist Malema in court on corruption case

     
    Firebrand activist Julius Malema traded his usual revolutionary beret and T-shirt for a crisp business suit Wednesday when he appeared in a South African court to face charges of money laundering. Malema, tossed out of the ruling African National Congress...
  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • Al Jarreau shows he's still cool and smooth at Musikfest Cafe

     
    Al Jarreau is still one cool jazz cat At Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem Saturday night, he was a sight to watch, his body joyfully moving to the groove and rhythm of the beats, his hands almost reflexively playing tunes as if he was holding an instrument....
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 24-30, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • $5 million prize for former African leader goes to ... no one

     
    Millions of dollars hung in the balance as a committee huddled in London, trying to decide which former African leader was worthy of their hefty cash prize. Monday, they announced which government chief won. Nobody. For the third time in its six years...
  • U.S. gas bonanza from fracking slow to spread globally

     
    Global Focus: Fracking the World -- In less than a generation, the United States has soared to world leadership in extracting natural gas from shale formations by hydraulic fracturing. But as the world debates whether “fracking” is an economic...
  • Dozens trapped in Ghana shopping center collapse

     
    Dozens of people were trapped and at least three people died when a multi-story shopping mall in the capital of Ghana collapsed shortly before opening Wednesday, according to Ghanaian authorities....
  • Obama's Kenyan step-grandmother congratulates him on victory

     
    Congratulations on President Obama’s reelection flooded in from leaders across Africa on Wednesday, but the sweetest words of all came from a 90-year-old Kenyan villager. Sarah Onyango Obama is the president’s step-grandmother, from the...