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· July, 2005

Stories about South Africa from July, 2005

South Africa: Blacks Only!

Jo'Blog reports on a new country club in South Africa that is blacks only…

South Africa: Interview with a hijacker

Jo'blog posts an interview with a former car-jacker. It was passed around by email, so the original source is unclear.

South Africa: $1 Billion is a lot of money

Commentary.co.za is flabbergasted that South Africa is even thinking about extending a $1 billion loan to Zimbabwe.

King Leopold's Ghost, Hypocrisy of Mugabe's critics and Live8

The South African blog Neverness has been reading the book King Leopold's Ghosts, about the Belgian Congo; it's made him wonder about the state of today's Africa.

Commentary

Laurence Caromba, writing in the South African group blog Commentary, points out the difficulties that the home-grown London bombers pose for political theory: “it robs the neoconservative explanation of terrorism...

Commentary

The South African Blog Commentary notes that the ANC is having some cash-flow issues, and does not look approvingly upon the ANC's proposed solution.

Sub-Saharan Africa Daily Blog Roundup

Timbuktu Chronicles passes on some interesting information about a virtual marketplace, enabled by the use of cellphones. Andrew Heavens of Meskel Square interviews two Addis Ababa university students about Live...

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