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  1. China and Japan 'will both look to extend influence at Asian-African Conference'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | South China Morning Post

    President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be in Indonesia to commemorate 60th anniversary since emerging nations vowed to oppose colonialism Analysts said President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - pictured meeting in Beijing last November - will both hope to extend their influence at the Asian-African Conference. Photo: Reuters China and Japan will be seen as jockeying to extend their influence in Asia and as far as Africa at this week's gathering of leaders for the Asian-African Conference marking the 60 years since the emerging nations vowed to oppose colonialism, according to analysts.

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  2. Mulroney named to South African honour-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Former prime minister Brian Mulroney is being recognized for his contributions to the South African liberation movement with a national order, the country's highest honour. Mulroney is the first Canadian to receive the "Order of the Companions of O.R. Tambo," an award that acknowledges foreign leaders and citizens for "friendship shown to South Africa."

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  3. Yes, pastors should tell members how to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Trinidad Guardian

    ... people were dehumanised because of their ethnicity and skin colour. Would it have been wrong for pastors in South Africa to tell their congregation for whom they should vote when an opportunity would have arisen to bring in a government that would ...

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  4. Asia and Africa can do more together: Grace FuRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Straits Times

    ... and International Enterprise Singapore has opened two commercial centres in Accra, Ghana and Johannesburg, South Africa. But Ms Fu told the Asian-African Ministerial Meeting in Jakarta that the collaboration can be blown off course by such major ...

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  5. NPP damns gov't, foreign minister over SA attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    The NPP has described as meek government's response to the xenophobic attacks being meted to Africans in South Africa. Over ten Africans have so far been killed in horrific circumstances by natives protesting the lack of job opportunities.

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  6. Xenophobia in Africa shows a strange color bias: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... Abuja Nigeria, Monday April. 20, 2015. Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks on foreign-owned shops, and South African diplomats in at least two other ...

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  7. Brian Mulroney honoured with the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo in South AfricaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    ... Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose ...

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  8. Xenophobic killing in South Africa caught by photosRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    ... he said. "I did think that maybe they would leave him alone." Oatway's images landed on the front page of South Africa's Sunday Times under the headline, "Kill thy neighbor: Alex attack brings home SA's shame." Seven people have been killed in the ...

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  9. Hundreds leave South Africa after anti-immigrant violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Tribune

    Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks on foreign-owned shops. South Africa's anti-immigrant attacks, in which seven people have been killed this month, have angered many across the continent.

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  10. Over three hundred people arrested following attacks on foreigners in South AfricaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    South Africa is facing a backlash from the rest of the continent over the targeting of immigrants in a wave of xenophobic violence. Over 300 people have been arrested in connection with attacks on foreigners, which are being blamed for taking jobs from South Africans and committing crimes.

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  11. Winds blow off new Gulu market roofRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Earlier, the Dot Service Company manager, Mr Mahesh Umar, said his team would ensure they finish all the work before the market is commissioned The market was scheduled for commissioning later this month by President Museveni. The incident comes about a week after the Gulu Municipal Council authorities rejected the multi-billion market, saying it does not meet the required standard.

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  12. South Africa attacks: How things changed and remained the sameRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Understandably, emotions are running high. How do black South Africans dare mistreat African migrants after what Africa did to bring the apartheid system that run from 1948 to 1994 to a halt? Never in history has the entire African continent been single-minded in fighting evil like it did with apartheid in South Africa.

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  13. Abe not concerned about whether key war anniversary phrases are repeated, open to meeting XiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested Monday that as he plans to issue a statement on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, he is not concerned about whether key phrases from previous statements will be repeated in it. Abe's remarks, made during an appearance on a TV news program, come as China and South Korea are closely watching whether he offers in his forthcoming statement a "heartfelt apology" to people in countries in Asia over Japan's "colonial rule and aggression" during and before World War II.

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  14. New York African Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Film Comment

    Loyal to its mission, the New York African Film Festival returns to the Film Society with the most thrilling and multifaceted annual selection of African films from the continent and the Diaspora to NYC audiences. Commemorating the International Decade of People of African Descent, this year's lineup of over 25 titles from more than 15 countries represents a unique opportunity to reflect on the ways African men and women have broken through borders with films and narratives that form part of the global imagination.

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  15. 22nd New York African Film Festival Set for MayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Film Comment

    ... Senay Berhe is a five-part documentary short series that focuses on art in Kenya, Ghana, Angola, Senegal, and South Africa. The Prophecy documents two artists (photographer Fabrice Monteiro and designer Jah Gal) merging art with environmentalism ...

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  16. US condemns wave of S. Africa anti-foreigner attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The United States on Monday condemned a wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa, calling on all the country's leaders to take a stand against it. South African authorities have struggled to contain mobs in the economic capital Johannesburg and Durban who have been hunting down A local resident holds a stone and a traditonal Zulu weapon after a skirmish with foreigners as thousands of people take part in the "peace march" against xenophobia in Durban, South Africa, on April 16, 2015.

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  17. Fearful immigrants flee South Africa violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    A man replaces a broken window at a tavern in Philippi township, on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa, next to a banner that reads: "No Xenophobia, No Afrophobia, Africans 4 Africans," to show the tavern welcomes people from across the African continent. South Africa's president has postponed a key ceremony after the deaths of seven people in recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa, his office said.

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  18. Patients remain awake while neurosurgeon removes brain tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chron

    ... it makes sense. When Britz was a small boy, the middle of three children living in a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, his young father suffered a spinal-cord injury that left him using a wheelchair to this day. "Because of my dad's injury, I've ...

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  19. SA rules out xenophobic attack as cause of four more Ghanaian deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... a Ghanaian. Four Ghanaians, including a two-month-old baby were found dead and locked up in a salon in Heibron, South Africa . Listen to audio Last week Emmanuel Quarcoo was found dead by a roadside in Durban. In this first death, xenophobic attack ...

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  20. UN must call South Africa to order - CadresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... of the UFC, the group said the UN must use all available means possible to quell the xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Condemning the attacks, the UCF stated that, it was most worrying that the youth has blatantly refused to heed the call by ...

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