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25 February 2017
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13 May 2003
Kenya seeks defence pacts with SA
Kenyan Internal Security Minister Chris Murungaru called yesterday for early defence agreements between Kenya and South Africa, saying these were crucial to peace-building in Africa.
Mbeki, Buthelezi meet on party differences
President Thabo Mbeki and Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi met in Pretoria yesterday to further advance efforts to resolve differences between the IFP and the African National...
Saudi blasts had al-Qaeda earmarks- Powell
Blasts targetting foreigners' residential compounds in Riyadh overnight had "the earmarks of al-Qaeda", US Secretary of State Colin Powell today, condemning the explosions, which killed at least...
Security Council mulls strengthening of DRC force
The Security Council met yesterday to discuss ways of strengthening the UN military force to deal with a surge in violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said.
12 May 2003
Growth summit on track – Labour Department
Preparations for the Growth and Development Summit to be held in Midrand from June 7 are on track, the Department of Labour said yesterday.
Museveni calls for African force in Ituri
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni yesterday called for the deployment of an African Union force to the volatile region of Ituri in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), saying...
Roh hardens tone on North Korea
South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun hardened his tone on North Korea yesterday, the opening day of his US tour and three days ahead of a crucial summit with US President George W Bush.
Tsvangirai trial resumes
The trial of Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was set to resume in Harare today against a background of widening political and economic tensions in the southern African country.
US revamps Iraqi civilian leadership
With the top US civilian administrators for Iraq recalled to Washington, a senior replacement arrived in the region accompanied by one of the highest-ranking US military generals.
10 May 2003
US wants contol over Iraq for at least a year
With the Iraq war moving from battlefield to negotiating table, the UN Security Council met Friday for initial discussion of a draft resolution which would lift sanctions against Iraq.
09 May 2003
Burundi summit should discuss role of rebels in army
African leaders must debate the inclusion of Burundi's main Hutu rebel group, Forces for the Defence of Democracy (FDD), in the army and political institutions the next time they meet on the...
Mbeki urges engineers to make renaissance a reality
President Thabo Mbeki challenged South Africa's civil engineers on Thursday to help build the roads, buildings and monuments that will make the African renaissance a reality.
Security Council to send mission to West Africa
The UN Security Council will send a mission to seven West African countries next week to explore ways to bring peace and stability to the troubled region, a statement said yesterday.
US 'thrilled' by tri-nation move on Zimbabwe
The United States is "thrilled" by the latest initiative by South Africa, Malawi and Nigeria to resolve the political standoff in Zimbabwe, US assistant secretary for African Affairs William...
US to seek end to Iraqi sanctions
One month after US Marines helped jubilant Iraqis pull down a huge statue of Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad, the US was to put a resolution Friday to the UN Security Council seeking an end to...
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