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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jan 27th, 2016
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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tanzanian authorities have threatened to deport hundreds of Ethiopian migrants who have crossed into the country illegally while trying to make their way to South Africa. The east African country is a major transit route for m...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 24th, 2016
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Heswall, United Kingdom ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sir Ian Botham has insisted that England are still in with a shot of winning the final Test with South Africa to end the series 3-0. A tough third day in Centurion saw the tourists bowled out for 342 as South Africa ended proceedings 175 runs ...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jan 22nd, 2016
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Pretoria , South Africa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The South African government said on Friday it “strongly condemns the cowardly and barbaric terrorist attacks” at Liido Beach in Mogadishu‚ Somalia. Seventeen civilians were killed when five Islamist gunmen set off bombs and stormed a popular ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 11th, 2016
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Dodoma,Tanzania ( Daily Nation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Tanzania has become the first East African Community member to openly support the deployment of peacekeeping troops to troubled Burundi, despite Bujumbura referring to the proposed mission “an invasion”. During a meeting with African U...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 4th, 2016
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Capetown, South Africa (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The body of a woman with a British passport has been found in the South African eastern coastal city of Durban, authorities confirmed on Sunday. The body was found in bushes between Durban’s Suncoast Casino and a lifesaving club by a lifegua...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 24th, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A spokesman for South Africa’s Department of International Relations says a North Korean diplomat was expelled after he was arrested for illegal rhino horn trading. Nelson Kgwete said Wednesday that the North Korean official was arrested in...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Dec 13th, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa (HOL + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A court in Pretoria Saturday has issued life term sentences to three South Africans convicted of murdering a Somali businessman in eastern South Africa which has seen numerous xenophobia attacks against foreigners. The three were charged with robbery and t...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 11th, 2015
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Asmara, Eritrea ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Louis Mazel Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Asmara, Eritrea, has published in the official Facebook page of the mission a report on the visit of foreign diplomats to Bisha Mine. The report is as follows: I had the opportunity November 21-22 to vis...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 4th, 2015
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Johannesburg , South Africa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Chinese President Xi Jinping told African leaders on Friday his country would pump $60 billion into development projects, cancel some debt and boost agriculture under a three-year plan that will extend Beijing’s influence in the cont...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Nov 28th, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somalia’s Ambassador to the South Africa, Mr. Jamal Mohamed Barrow, delivered on Saturday his credentials to H.E. Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa in a meeting deemed as “warm,” that will help improve bilateral relations between ...