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South African Court Charges Malema with Money Laundering

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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South African politician Julius Malema has appeared in court to face money laundering charges, which he and his supporters say are politically motivated. The critic of President Jacob Zuma appeared Wednesday at the court in Polokwane after turning himself in to police. Authorities issued an arrest warrant for Malema last Friday, and a large crowd […]

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South African Court Charges Malema with Money Laundering

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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South African politician Julius Malema has appeared in court to face money laundering charges, which he and his supporters say are politically motivated. The critic of President Jacob Zuma appeared Wednesday at the court in Polokwane after turning himself in to police. Authorities issued an arrest warrant for Malema last Friday, and a large crowd […]

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Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan Set for 3rd Day of Talks

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan are set to meet again Tuesday after two days of negotiations failed to resolve issues left from the two countries’ split last year. Talks Monday between Presidents Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan, as well as African Union mediators, ended without a breakthrough. Officials […]

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Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan in 2nd Day of Talks

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan are meeting for a second day as they try to resolve issues left from the two countries’ split last year. Presidents Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan are meeting in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, along with African Union mediators. The AU team has […]

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Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan Continue Negotiations

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan are meeting for a second day as they try to reach an agreement on long-standing issues remaining from their split last year. The talks between President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and South Sudan President Salva Kiir continued Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. A Sudanese spokesman said […]

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Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan Meet

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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The presidents of South Sudan and Sudan meet Sunday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, in an attempt to resolve differences that have widened since South Sudan gained independence last year. The planned meeting between Sudan President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s Salva Kiir comes a day after a U.N. deadline to work out their issues […]

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South African Police Issue Warrant for Malema

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in South Africa have issued an arrest warrant for politician Julius Malema, a vocal critic of the government. A lawyer for Malema say he was notified of the warrant Friday but says he has not seen it and does not know what the charges are for. Malema has encouraged a recent wave of mining […]

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Striking Miners Return to Work in South Africa

Posted September 20th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of workers at South Africa’s Lonmin platinum mine are returning to work following the signing of a wage deal that ended a five-week strike. Under the agreement, signed late Tuesday, Lonmin agreed to give its workers a pay raise of up to 22 percent, less than the workers demands for a $1,500 base monthly […]

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South Africa Police Fire Bullets, Tear Gas at Mine Gathering

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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South African police fired tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse protesters near a mine owned by the world’s top platinum producer. The unrest Wednesday in Rustenburg, at a mine owned by Anglo American Platinum , raised fears that unrest in South Africa’s mining sector is not over. Hours earlier, Lonmin platinum mines […]

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South African Miners Settle Strike

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The union representing South African platinum mine workers has signed a deal with mine owners to end a violent five-week strike that left 45 miners dead. Miners gathered in a stadium cheered and danced when they got the news of the deal late Tuesday. They plan to be back on the job Thursday. Workers in […]

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