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MTN in bed with Iran’s military

Competing mobile operators MTN and Turkcell are keeping silent on the latter's claims that MTN bribed its way into Iran six years ago.

September ‘shot for nuke secrets’

Aziz Pahad, has stated that anti-apartheid activist Dulcie September was assassinated 23 years ago because of her knowledge of nuclear military trade.

Mugabe, Tsvangirai to attend crisis summit

President Robert Mugabe and his chief rival will attend an emergency summit of Southern African leaders to present their conflicting views of the crisis paralysing the country in the wake of hotly contested elections, spokespersons for the men said on Thursday. The opposition has said it will not take part in an election run-off.

SA aims to strengthen UN, AU security ties

South Africa said on Wednesday it plans to use its presidency of the United Nations Security Council in April to enhance security cooperation between the world body and the African Union on the continent. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aziz Pahad said that South Africa would call a summit this month at the UN to discuss conflict resolution in Africa.

Tippling point

South African high flyers are known to love their drink; how some of them handle it is a different story.

Mugabe blows hole in quiet diplomacy

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may have dealt a fatal blow to Pretoria's "quiet diplomacy" by calling an election in the middle of mediation efforts by his South African counterpart, say analysts. President Mbeki was handed the poisoned chalice of mediating between Mugabe and the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change last April.

SA urges rich nations to equip Darfur force

South Africa urged rich countries on Tuesday to provide the hardware required for the deployment of a hybrid United Nations-Africa peacekeeping force in the strife-torn Darfur region of western Sudan. The Darfur conflict between rebels and a pro-government militia has claimed an estimated 200 000 lives in the past four years.

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