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/ 14 February 2008

Zuma turns to highest court in graft case

<a href=""><img src="" align=left border=0></a>African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma has asked the Constitutional Court to strike down a court ruling allowing seized documents to be used against him in a corruption case. Zuma and his lawyer Michael Hulley argued that prosecutors and investigators had acted illegally when they raided and seized documents.

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/ 4 February 2008

Gauteng municipalities commit to power savings

Gauteng municipalities are switching off their lights to help prevent load-shedding. All 14 municipalities in the province on Monday committed themselves to a 10% reduction in electricity use, and to improve communication with residents and businesses on when and how long they will be affected by load-shedding.

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/ 14 November 2007

Powerful quake hits northern Chile

A powerful, 7,7-magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey reported. It said the quake, 60km deep, was centred 106km west of the town of Calama and struck at 3.40pm GMT. The National Emergency Office in Chile said it had no information on any casualties but it was evaluating the impact of the quake.