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28 March 2017
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30 Jul 2003
UN, NGOs, SADC appeal for $530m
The United Nations, in collaboration with non-governmental organisations and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), have appealed for $530-million for food and other aid to address the...
US delegation to focus on HIV/AIDS during SA visit
A US congressional staff delegation, led by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, would visit South Africa in the next month to focus on HIV/Aids, US ambassador to South Africa Cameron R Hume said in...
29 Jul 2003
DRC qualifies for $10b debt relief
The Democratic Republic of Congo has qualified for a programme that eventually will cut its debt by $10-billion, the World Bank and IMF said yesterday.
Lekota, Yengeni to know their fate today
Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota and former ANC chief whip Tony Yengeni will know their fate today when their party's disciplinary committee announces its decisions.
Sharon hopes to downplay West Bank crisis in US
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was to arrive at the White House today bearing a series of goodwill gestures towards the Palestinians in an attempt to minimise US pressure on Israel over its...
US official suggests killing Saddam after capture
A top US official suggested late yesterday that ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein should be killed without hesitation, if capturing him alive meant risking the lives of US soldiers.
28 Jul 2003
Berlusconi faces possible split in govt coalition
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faced a fresh crisis in his fractious coalition as a party threatened to walk out of the government today if the justice ministry continued to block an...
Dlamini-Zuma to attend Afro-Asian conference
Foreign affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will this week lead a South African delegation to the Afro-Asian Conference (AAC) in Bandung, Indonesia, to forge ties between the two...
Liberian rebels turn down US plan
Liberian rebels yesterday stepped up their attack on two key bridges that would allow access to the centre of Monrovia and the seat of President Charles Taylor's power, turning down US requests for...
Mediators happy with new order in Sao Tome
The international mediators who thrashed out a settlement to the short-lived military coup in Sao Tome and Principe are satisfied with the return to constitutional order on the impoverished west...
National Social Security Agency to alleviate poverty-Skweyiya
Social development minister Zola Skweyiya has hailed Cabinet’s decision to approve the process of establishing a National Social Security Agency.
Sharon arrives in US for talks with Bush
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon arrived in the US late yesterday for a three-day trip including a meeting with President George W Bush, a correspondent said.
Zuma questions Scorpions’ motives
Deputy President Jacob Zuma questioned yesterday the Scorpions' motives in allowing a newspaper sight of 35 questions he was asked to answer in connection with his alleged misconduct. "I find it...
26 Jul 2003
Attack endangers peace process in Niger Delta
A new outbreak of ethnic violence has left at least four villagers dead and threatened peace talks in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, local leaders said yesterday.
Cosatu gets set for 'workers' parliament'
Cosatu's 8th National Congress, dubbed as the workers' parliament by the federation, will be in session from September 15-18, in Midrand.
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