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More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

Mozambique’s own version of Boko Haram is tightening its deadly grip

A guerrilla movement in Mozambique could upend the government's plans for stability and prosperity

Scores killed as Israelis celebrate US embassy opening

Health officials said that most of the casualties can be attributed to live rounds which were fired into the crowd

South African security cluster has met over terror alert, says Presidency

President Jacob Zuma said in a Wednesday statement that the security cluster planned to ensure "the continued safety of all in the country".

US embassy insists it consulted with SA government before issuing terror alert

After the South African government accused the US of not following procedure regarding their terror alert, the US embassy says it did consult with SA.

US warns of possible terrorist attacks in South Africa

Alarming statement singles out upmarket shopping malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town as potential targets of extremist violence.

US: Don’t let Obama ‘selfie’ distract from Mandela memorial

The US mission to SA says a fascination with a group "selfie" featuring Barack Obama should not be allowed to distract from honouring Nelson Mandela.

US closes 25 embassies in Middle East amid al-Qaeda threats

Security was tight at US missions in the Arab world as Washington held urgent talks on an al-Qaeda threat.

SA should have seen Nato blitz coming, says Malema

ANCYL president Julius Malema says SA should never have signed off on the UN resolution that has driven Nato's bombing campaign in Libya.

Zim cops in hospital stand-off with US envoy

Armed police tried to prevent the United States ambassador to Zimbabwe and several other diplomats from leaving a hospital where victims of post-election violence were being treated Tuesday, an Agence France-Presse correspondent with the convoy said.

Mugabe snubs foreign pressure on Zim

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Friday rejected foreign criticism of his country as international pressure mounted for him to stand down. "Zimbabwe has a history and heritage and it will never be afraid. Zimbabwe is not for sale and Zimbabwe will never be a colony again," Mugabe said at the opening of an international trade fair in Bulawayo.

New Tanzanian Cabinet faces vast challenges

A new, leaner Cabinet for Tanzania was sworn in Wednesday, its predecessor having fallen apart last week amid a corruption scandal. President Jakaya Kikwete dissolved his last Cabinet on February 7 after Edward Lowassa stepped down as prime minister. He and other lawmakers were implicated in a $179-million corruption scandal.

Bush visit to Africa to centre on Tanzania

United States President George Bush will spend most of his time during a five-nation tour of Africa later this month in Tanzania, to spotlight development gains in the East African nation. "This is a success story," said US embassy public affairs officer Jeffery Salaiz of Tanzania, during a press conference held in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday.

Outraged Iraqis condemn killings by foreign guards

Iraqi authorities on Wednesday condemned the killing in Baghdad of two women by foreign security guards, as the firm which hired the contractors defended its action. Tuesday's bloodbath comes just days after Iraq vowed to punish United States security firm Blackwater after a probe found that its guards opened "deliberate" fire in Baghdad three weeks ago.

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