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Uneducated and unskilled youth a “ticking time bomb”: Motlanthe

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Uneducated and unskilled youth are a "ticking time bomb" of pent-up emotions that will explode if not addressed soon, says Deputy President...

Al Qaeda recruiters target Algeria’s young jobless

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In this Algerian town on a rocky outcrop sticking into the Mediterranean Sea, al Qaeda recruiters find work for idle hands. Local officials...

Africa jobs recovery lags economic rebound: UN

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Africa's economy is likely to grow by an average 4.3 percent this year from just 1.6 percent in 2009, but poverty could...

Global downturn hits Africa’s poverty target

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Africa is the only continent not on track to meet the UN millennium development goal of halving poverty by 2015 because of...

SA unemployment drops, job losses halted

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South Africa's official unemployment rate edged lower in the fourth quarter of 2009, halting the massive job losses that had accompanied the...

Two decades after Mandela’s release, SA struggles

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Twenty years after Nelson Mandela was freed from prison, South Africa is a vibrant democracy but the millions still living in poverty...

Poor Eritreans increasingly joining gold rush

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More than a dozen foreign mining firms are now working in Eritrea, but poor villagers in the Red Sea state's remote lowlands...

Eritrean refugees not fleeing political repression

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Eritrea said yesterday that thousands of people who leave the Red Sea state every year were not responding to any political persecution,...

UN alarmed by xenophobic attacks in SA

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Attacks on foreigners in South Africa are "gravely alarming" and the government should implement laws to prevent further outbreaks of violence, the...

Climategate, crime and recession

A jaded wire reporter once claimed originality was great but plagiarism as faster. I was reminded of this when I read a...

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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...