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African experts expected more from Obama Administration

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As President Barack Obama completes his first year in office, Africa experts in the United States say they were expecting more from...

Africa ‘bleakest’ in freedom: survey

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The US human rights monitoring group Freedom House says Africa ranks as the "bleakest" region in a bleak year in terms of...

ANC remains committed to Africa

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South Africa's ruling African National Congress say it remains committed to Africa and the transformation of the global order into a more...

Africa needs OPVs

Each one of Africa's 37 littoral states needs at least one offshore patrol vessel to secure their exclusive economic zones. That is...

US Aids chief sets new goals in global battle

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The United States is retooling its global multibillion-dollar fight against HIV/AIDS to transform healthcare in some of the world's poorest countries, the...

AU hopes for a peaceful and democratic continent in 2010

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The commissioner of the African Union's Peace and Security Council said he is looking forward to an Africa in 2010 that is...

Africa protest hits UN climate talks in final week

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A protest by African nations accusing rich countries of doing too little to cut greenhouse gas emissions slowed UN climate talks yesterday...

AIDS virus “prevention” gel fails in Africa

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US drug firm Endo Pharmaceuticals' gel designed to prevent infection with the AIDS virus has proved ineffective in trials in Africa, Britain's...

Africa seeking $40 bln/yr in climate aid

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Rich nations at the Copenhagen climate summit should commit $40 billion a year in new money to help Africa tackle the consequences...

Maritime pirates threaten everyone, especially Africa’s hungry: US

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Maritime pirates are a threat to everyone, especially those who are starving in Somalia and East Africa and rely on ships to...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...