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South Africa suspends Iran oil imports
South Africa suspends Iran oil imports
South Africa has suspended almost all of its oil imports from Iran and intends to abide by a United States request to significantly drop its...
SA ramps up campaign for Dlamini-Zuma to lead AU
SA ramps up campaign for Dlamini-Zuma to lead AU
South Africa on Wednesday pushed its campaign for Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to head the African Union (AU) executive, a key post...
Don't touch me on my handbag
Don't touch me on my handbag
International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was involved in an embarrassing and expensive spat with airport security...
Motlanthe invites SADC team to monitor elections
Motlanthe invites SADC team to monitor elections
President Kgalema Motlanthe has invited the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to send a team to observe the country's upcoming...
SA diplomats to visit Uganda detainees
SA diplomats to visit Uganda detainees
The reason for the detention of two South Africans in Uganda will only be known after the South African high commissioner in that country has...
South African killed in Iraq
South African killed in Iraq
A South African has been killed in unclear circumstances in Iraq, in a week of violent clashes which has claimed the lives of more than 100 people,...
SA nurse detained in Saudi to return home
SA nurse detained in Saudi to return home
A Cape Town nurse who was detained in Saudi Arabia would soon be brought back to South Africa, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday....
Govt: SA not influenced in Iran-sanctions vote
Govt: SA not influenced in Iran-sanctions vote
South Africa was not swayed by any major power to vote in favour of a new United Nations Security Council resolution imposing further sanctions on...
All work and some play for Sarkozy in SA
All work and some play for Sarkozy in SA
French President Nicholas Sarkozy will be accompanied by 40 key French business chief executives during his visit to South Africa, director general...
More South Africans evacuated from volatile Chad
More South Africans evacuated from volatile Chad
Three South Africans who had initially stayed in their homes in Ndjamena, Chad, arrived at a local French school on Wednesday and were ready for...
More South Africans to be airlifted from Chad
More South Africans to be airlifted from Chad
It is hoped that four more South Africans will be airlifted from Chad to Gabon on Tuesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.
US embassy warns of gangs at OR Tambo
US embassy warns of gangs at OR Tambo
According to the United States embassy, 14 Americans in the past 12 months have been robbed at gunpoint after landing at the OR Tambo international...

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