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UN Council Boosts Somalia Force

By Correspondent , 14 , Nov 2013


New York (AFP) - The UN Security Council on Tuesday approved a 4,400-troop boost to the African force in Somalia, taking it to more than 22,100 troops deployed to tackle .. Read More →

All Week Rains For Qatar

By Best Masinire , 14 , Nov 2013


The western Asian country of Qatar might soon experience floods as the country`s meteorological department has predicted thunderstorms, cooler temperatures and damper days on the horizon. In a statement on .. Read More →

Egypitan Journalists To Appear Before Criminal Court

By Lorraine Mashandure , 14 , Nov 2013


Thursday 14 NOVEMBER 2013 (News of the South)- An independent newspaper operating in Egypt had two of its reporters arrested for defaming judges in an article published in 2012 and .. Read More →

Culture Should Not Be Valued At Expense Of Children's Rights

By Tendai Makaripe , 14 , Nov 2013


By Tendai Makaripe When she was a mere ten year old, RudoTembo (not her real name), from the Shangani tribe of Chipinge in Eastern Zimbabwe was considered of no use .. Read More →

British Government Plans To Pay Breast Feeding Mums

By Eugene Majuru , 14 , Nov 2013


The British government has come up with a new initiative to pay breastfeeding mums. Breastfeeding mothers are expected to be given shopping vouchers form selected stores Matalan, John Lewis, Mothercare .. Read More →

Tombstone Alarms To Be Introduced In Johannesburg

By editor , 14 , Nov 2013


Authorities in Johannesburg announced on Wednesday that from early 2014 they will be introducing security devices on tombstones to curb the sharp rise in theft. Thieves have been on the .. Read More →

Securitisation Of Minerals Key To Economic Development

By Lazarus Sauti , 13 , Nov 2013


Securitisation, a way of raising long-term finance, of minerals is critical if African countries are to transform their economies. This means African governments should establish regulatory frameworks that allow securitisation .. Read More →

South Africa`s Fatal Blast Near Shopping Mall

By Correspondent , 12 , Nov 2013


At least two people are reportedly killed and three injured in a blast close to Johannesburg's Eastgate mall. The explosion happened in South Africa's largest city. A blast near a .. Read More →

Two UK Midwives Left Four Day Old Baby In Cupboard

By Correspondent , 12 , Nov 2013


Evidence against healthcare workers heard at tribunal COVERED FACE: Yvonne Musonda-Malata exits the NMC tribunal on November 11 (PA) TWO MIDWIVES at an Essex hospital placed a four-day-old baby on .. Read More →