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· July, 2010

Stories about South Africa from July, 2010

Global Threat of Wheat Killer Rises

The risk posed by a fungus that is deadly to the world's second largest crop, wheat, continues to rise. The killer fungus, called Ug99, causes stem rust disease, which can...

South Africa: Translation of Miriam Makeba's Hapo Zamani

South Africa: What would you ask God if you had the chance?

Last week, South African blogger Khaya Dhlanga asked people on the “Internets” what they would ask God if he said they could ask him anything. He has posted some of...

Africa's Hunger Hardships Spur Biotech Debate

Many solutions have been proposed to help combat hunger in Africa, but one in particular remains controversial: biotechnology. Many experts suggest that genetically modified organisms could help ensure food security....

South Africa: Mandela not the greatest in Africa

South Africa: Courting Justice

Africa: Highway Africa New Media Awards 2010

South Africa: 67 Minutes of Change – Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years of his life in a prison on Robben Island in South Africa. What most people don’t know is that Madiba (as he is affectionately known...

Global: If God said ask me anything what would you ask him?

Africa: Africa scores a goal when you stop HIV

Africa: Addressing HIV in Southern Africa

South Africa: Writers record their work for Internet

South Africa: South Africa rocked 2010 FIFA World Cuo

Jordan: The Best World Cup Moments

South Africa: Soccer against xenophobia

South Africa: Extraordinary masquerades as ordinary

Rwanda: Remembering Jean-Léonard Rugambage

South Africa: Follow Highway Africa Online

South Africa: We can't play football but we can dance

South Africa: Bloggers discuss the conviction of former national police commissioner

On Friday 2 July 2010, South Africa's former national police commissioner and ex-president of Interpol Jack Selebi was convicted of corruption. The conviction has prompted debated in the country as...

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