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Charlotte Plantive

Charlotte Plantive

    Aids tests come to South Africa's schools
    Aids tests come to South Africa's schools
    A tiny prick made a drop of blood on Nkosi Minenhle's finger, as the 15-year-old underwent an HIV test in a mobile clinic set up on her high school...
    SA's return to Security Council under scrutiny
    SA's return to Security Council under scrutiny
    Rights groups will keep a close eye on South Africa's return to the UN Security Council, where the country's last term drew complaints it had...
    World celebrates with Madiba
    World celebrates with Madiba
    Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela celebrates his 92nd birthday at home with his family on Sunday, just one week after the Soccer World Cup showed...
    Security firms make killing from World Cup
    Security firms make killing from World Cup
    The phone rings endlessly in Kyle Condon's office. As the World Cup nears, tourists and foreign businessmen spooked by South Africa's crime rate...
    SA's rampant crime largely spares tourists
    SA's rampant crime largely spares tourists
    Every day South Africa sees about 50 killings, but the startling statistic masks enormous differences among violent crimes, which rarely affect...
    Soccer World Cup: More grey than green
    Soccer World Cup: More grey than green
    South Africa is trying to "green" the Soccer World Cup, but local efforts are struggling to balance out the enormous carbon emissions caused by...
    Ostrich farm a symbol of SA's failed land reforms
    Ostrich farm a symbol of SA's failed land reforms
    Stripped of furniture and without running water, an ostrich farm outside Pretoria is a sad example of South Africa's wobbly efforts to bring black...
    Threats and killings: Just another SA election
    Threats and killings: Just another SA election
    Threats, disrupted meetings and killings have tarnished campaigning for South Africa's elections, as the country struggles to fully overcome the...
    SADC wants new Zim govt by mid-February
    SADC wants new Zim govt by mid-February
    Southern African leaders on Tuesday gave President Robert Mugabe and rival Morgan Tsvangirai until mid-February to form a unity government after...
    Mugabe threat as Zim crisis summit begins
    Mugabe threat as Zim crisis summit begins
    Southern African leaders opened fresh talks on Monday to end Zimbabwe's political crisis amid a new threat by Zanu-PF leader Robert Mugabe to form...
    SADC leaders in new push to end Zim crisis
    SADC leaders in new push to end Zim crisis
    Southern African leaders will meet on Monday in a new push to salvage Zimbabwe's stalled unity deal, four months after Zanu-PF leader Robert Mugabe...
    Opposition party acknowledges defeat in Angola vote
    Opposition party acknowledges defeat in Angola vote
    Angola opposition party the Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita) acknowledged defeat in last week's election, as the ruling Popular...