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27 min ago | Reuters

Lesotho PM calls for regional peace force after 'coup': aide

Lesotho's prime minister has asked southern African states to send peacekeepers into his mountain kingdom to restore order after an apparent coup over the weekend, his aide said on Monday.

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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

BDS in South Africa - an abject failure

Despite several years of lobbying by BDS to have Israeli products kept out of South Africa, and preventing government officials from visiting Israel, trade between the two countries is flourishing.

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7 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

Americans' eating habits have improved - except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet.

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, University of Wisconsin Madison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | The Independent

South Africa's new travel rules: From October, families with...

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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15 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

TAC brings charges of corruption against Malakoane

Health activist group TAC takes Benny Malakoane and others to court for allegedly giving a dying woman's hospital bed to an ANC official.

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18 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

[ICONS of South Africa - season 2]: Frene Ginwala

"The hallmark of a good leader is that you don't see yourself as a leader. Leadership is about listening to people, setting an example, thinking about the issues from all aspects and then leading by example, not just making speeches."

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Echo

Brown reveals Amy-Mandela jail joke

Nelson Mandela had a soft spot for singer Amy Winehouse after a quip she made about his time in prison - former prime minister Gordon Brown has revealed.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Amy Winehouse, World News, Africa

The Republic

Lesotho prime minister in S. Africa for safety

Lesotho's prime minister fled to South Africa in fear for his safety and will now meet with leaders of the region there to seek peace, he said Sunday.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

South Africa side Thanda Royal Zulu sign John Paintsil's brother Isaac

South African side Thanda Royal Zulu have signed Ghanaian defender Isaac Paintsil as one of the new players at the club for the 2014/15 season.

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KAUZ

Lesotho leaders to meet South African president

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Africa, Agriculture, Science, Prison,

Hilobrow

The Fugitives

HiLoBooks is pleased to serialize Morley Roberts's 1900 novel The Fugitives , an adventure set against the backdrop of the Second Boer War .

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Inverurie Today

New Minister welcomed at Kintore

The Induction Service for Rev. Neil Meyer, the new Parish Minister of Kintore, took place on Friday, , led by Gordon Presbytery Moderator Rev.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Court Rules Against Lengthy Detention of Illegal Migrants

The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the South Gauteng High Court judgement on the detention of illegal foreigners at the Lindela Deportation Facility.

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AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Parliament Outburst Causes Order and Disorder

The newest party in South Africa's parliament, the Economic Freedom Fighters, or EFF, is facing a two-week suspension after getting into a shouting match with members of the ruling ANC party.

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News24

.com | South Africa is in very grave danger

Recently many of us have been suffering a measure of cognitive dissonance. This has been induced by the spectre of seeing and hearing none other than Julius Malema presenting as a sentient counterpoint to the arrogant ignorance and ignorant arrogance now routinely paraded by the likes of Gwede Mantashe in ANC leadership.

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AlertNet

Lesotho PM says army staged coup, flees to South Africa

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused his country's army of staging a coup against him and fled to neighbouring South Africa, which condemned the military's action and called for a peaceful settlement.

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BBC News

Africa in pictures: 22-28 August 2014

People gather at a window on Friday to watch those taking part in the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Festival in the south-western Nigerian state of Osun.

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Mail & Guardian

SAHRC investigating racism complaints over anti-Indian song

The human rights commission is probing complaints of racism by the South African Hindu Maha Sabha organisation over AmaCde's song "Umhlab' Uzobuya".

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Bizcommunity

Nando's takes a shot at a new TVC

The new TVC tells the story of the unlikely meeting of four ministerial cavalcades at a single intersection at the same time.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Marketing

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

'The worst flooding in 10 years'

A week of rain has ended, with the last of three storm fronts that swept across the Western Cape clearing up.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, World News,

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