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· October, 2005

Stories about South Africa from October, 2005

From the African women's blogsphere

On 26 October, Togo became the 15th country to ratify the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa thus ensuring...

Africa: FGM

Voices from South Africa

South Africa has been painted as being a political wonder, and our transition to democracy is often described as a miracle. The country tries very hard to present an image...

South Africa: Jacob Zuma

South Africa: Civil Rights

HIV drug trials in Southern Africa

PLO should learn from ANC

Afrikaner Homeland

Southern Africa social forum

Miriam Makeba: Africa’s best loved diva farewell tour

In a career spanning over 40 years, Miriam Makeba, still regal at 73, is marking the end of her performing years with a 14-month farewell tour she says to thank...

South Africa: AIDS quackery

South Africa: Bad night in Jo'burg

East Africa: AIDS orphans miss school

What's going on in the African blogosphere

Some snippets from the African blogosphere. - Gatwiri takes issue with the July/August edition of Foreign Policy magazine which classifies Kenya as a failed state. He points out that, “The...

South Africa: World Petroleum Congress

South Africa: News site wins award

South Africa: Chemical weapons program

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