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African soldiers who fought for Britain paid less than white counterparts – Archives
African soldiers who fought for Britain paid less than white counterparts – Archives
Soldiers who fought in the British army during World War II were paid not only according to their length of service or rank, but also based on the...
Cape Flats communities stand behind police while DA rallies for the army
Cape Flats communities stand behind police while DA rallies for the army
The deaths of six young men in the space of just two days have been described as unprecedented and has left the Bonteheuwel community, on the Cape...
South African sentenced to death in South Sudan
South African sentenced to death in South Sudan
A South Sudanese court sentenced a South African retired army colonel to death by hanging Friday for his alleged role in supporting rebels during...
Uphill battle for Nigeria's ailing army
Uphill battle for Nigeria's ailing army
"We hear what people say about us, and it's not true. We're soldiers and we want to fight," the Nigerian corporal said, the exhaustion in his voice...
Sending the wrong signals
Sending the wrong signals
Twelve days after they first rolled in, Russian tanks are still in Georgia and show no signs of pulling out. A small column left the strategic town...
Over 10 000 arrested in Bangladesh crackdown
Over 10 000 arrested in Bangladesh crackdown
At least 10 000 people have been detained over the past week in a major crackdown on crime in emergency-ruled Bangladesh, the country's police...
Australian troops 'scorned' for low-risk missions
Australian troops 'scorned' for low-risk missions
Australian infantry soldiers are ashamed of their low-risk missions in Iraq and Afghanistan and are scorned by troops of other nations, two...
Burma junta unmoved, extends Suu Kyi arrest
Burma junta unmoved, extends Suu Kyi arrest
Burma's junta extended the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday, a move likely to dismay Western nations who promised...
Sudan on verge of north-south war, says official
Sudan on verge of north-south war, says official
The secretary general of the former rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) said on Monday his country was on the brink of a new north-south civil war, and called on northern forces to leave a disputed oil town....
Muluzi laughs off coup claim
Muluzi laughs off coup claim
Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi on Tuesday laughed off accusations that he was trying to topple his successor as his lawyers launched a...
MDC says 50 killed in violent attacks
MDC says 50 killed in violent attacks
A month before a presidential election run-off, Zimbabwe's opposition said on Tuesday conditions were not conducive for a free and fair poll, but...
Mbeki's rule in limbo as townships burn
Mbeki's rule in limbo as townships burn
President Thabo Mbeki faces an uphill battle to remain politically relevant in his last year in office after his failure to contain an eruption of...

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