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Donna Bryson

Mystery surrounds award for Swazi prime minister

Swaziland says its prime minister is receiving an award, but the group apparently bestowing the honour appears to be little more than a phone number.

US church wants to resume Zim Aids work

A California church wants to get back to helping Aids orphans in Africa, once it resolves questions over licensing in Zimbabwe.

South Africans mark Mandela’s birthday

A South African community once riven by anti-foreigner violence came together on Sunday in the spirit of Nelson Mandela to play a little soccer.

Police probe attempt to murder Rwandan exile

Police are investigating a case of attempted murder in the shooting of an exiled Rwandan general who is accused of terrorism in his homeland.

‘Glimmer’ of hope for Aids vaccine

A leader in the search for a vaccine against HIV said on Friday that recent advances have given scientists new reason for hope.

Human trafficking under the spotlight in SA

Police in Ermelo thought they had a problem with prostitutes they could solve in the usual way -- arrest the women and get them off the streets.

Nelspruit’s playful stadium a source of so much trouble

The roof of the World Cup stadium in Nelspruit is supported by 18 huge iron giraffes that look as is they were designed by a gifted pre-schooler.

Authorities prepared for Cup terror threat

As if South Africa's high crime rate and the threat of hooligans weren't enough, World Cup planners are also bracing for a possible terror attack.

Tourism minister probes World Cup prices

South Africa's tourism ministry has ordered an investigation into allegations that World Cup hotel prices are unreasonably high.

Cele says cops ‘better skilled after 2010’

SA's top cop says World Cup fans will be safe, and the country will be safer because of the work his force has done to prepare for the tournament.

Zuma urges Zimbabwe to act on crisis

South Africa is urging Zimbabwean leaders to resolve political tensions in time for elections expected next year in the troubled country.

Greenpeace to keep up pressure on warming

Greenpeace will keep up the pressure on leaders it believes let the world down on global warming, said executive director Kumi Naidoo on Thursday.

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