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Nigerian Oil Tanker Hijacked As Three Are Taken Hostage

By Hilda Desai , 04 , Feb 2015


Athens (News of The South) - An oil tanker has been hijacked by pirates off the Nigerian coast taking three hostages and killing the vessels Greek deputy commander, a spokesperson .. Read More →

Correction: Gada Family Visa Still Outstanding

By editor , 04 , Feb 2015


News of the South would like to notify all readers of an error in an article published on Wednesday morning in which one of the team stated the long awaited .. Read More →

Oscar Pistorious Stripped Of University Degree By Scottish University

By Correspondent , 03 , Feb 2015


London - Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been stripped of an honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University in 2012, the Scottish institution announced on Monday. "We have revoked .. Read More →

Squatting Position Also Good For Child Birth

By Correspondent , 03 , Feb 2015


“I gave birth to my first and second child at home, while squatting. My grandmother used to cover my mouth and nose and would task me to push harder. It .. Read More →

Mozambique Floods Death Toll Now 159

By editor , 03 , Feb 2015


Maputo (News Of The South) - At least 159 people are reported to have died in the Mozambiquan floods witnessed in the northern and central parts of the country. Close .. Read More →

Army Of 7500 Needed To Fight Boko Haram: African Union

By Correspondent , 30 , Jan 2015


Addis Ababa - The African Union called Friday for a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to defeat the "horrendous" rise of Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgents, AU Commission Chief Nkosazana .. Read More →

Uganda Orders DRC M23 Rebels To Leave

By Correspondent , 29 , Jan 2015


Kampala - Uganda has issued a three-month ultimatum to Democratic Republic of Congo to relocate hundreds of ex-rebel fighters or they will be handed to the United Nations, an army .. Read More →

Mali President Pulls Out Of AU Summit Following Violence

By Correspondent , 29 , Jan 2015


Bamako. - Mali's president has pulled out of attending the African Union summit to visit the restive city of Gao following the deaths of protesters in violent demonstrations against the .. Read More →

Two More Die From South Africa Looting Violence

By Correspondent , 26 , Jan 2015


Johannesburg - Two more people have died as the week-long looting of foreign-owned shops continued in townships around South Africa's economic capital Johannesburg, police said Monday. The men were killed .. Read More →

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