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Nkaona-Mashabane travels to G20 Summit following conclusion of AU Summit

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – South Africa International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has concluded her visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where in her capacity as Special Representative of President Jacob Zuma she led the South African delegation to the 29th Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. A statement from […]

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Killing without consequence in CAR

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – Armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) have killed civilians with wholesale impunity, spurring more violence in the war-torn country, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released Wednesday. The 92-page report, “Killing Without Consequence: War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and the Special Criminal Court in the Central African […]

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SA joins BRICS space programme

PRETORIA, JULY 4 – South Africa has joined a BRICS space programme, the first substantive project in the field of space cooperation between the BRICS member countries. A statement from the South African National Space Agency (Sansa) on Tuesday said that the country had joined the the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), the State Space Corporation […]

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MTN goes global to appoint procurement and supply chain head

JOHANNESBURG, July 4 – MTN Group on Tuesday appointed international executive Dirk Karl to head up group procurement and supply chain management, effective no later than 1 November. Karl joins MTN from Buyln, the procurement joint venture between Deutsche Telekom and Orange, where he was senior vice president for network technology. Prior to joining Buyln in 2011, Karl […]