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Protesting Nigerian women teargassed

Thousands of women protesting against the conduct of elections in the Rivers state were teargassed as they tried to register their complaints.

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Sarkozy wins French local elections

The far-right National Front made only limited gains in French local elections won by a wide margin Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP and their centrist allies.

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Six months on, no sign of 43 students

Parents of 43 missing students marked the six-month anniversary of their disappearance by asking that voting in Guerrero be suspended.

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Protesting Nigerian women teargassed
March 30 2015 at 15:29

Thousands of women protesting against the conduct of elections in the Rivers state were teargassed as they tried to register their complaints.

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Sarkozy wins French local elections
March 30 2015 at 10:03

The far-right National Front made only limited gains in French local elections won by a wide margin Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP and their centrist allies.

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Six months on, no sign of 43 students
March 27 2015 at 10:32

Parents of 43 missing students marked the six-month anniversary of their disappearance by asking that voting in Guerrero be suspended.

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Residents split over Orlando rugby ground project
March 27 2015 at 10:17

DA and ANC-affiliated residents are divided over plans to develop the Number One rugby grounds in Orlando East.

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Ekurhuleni mayor calls for integrity, accountability
March 26 2015 at 11:11

Ekurhuleni tender adjudication committee meetings will be open to public scrutiny from July, mayor Mondli Gungubele has said.

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Stop waiting for handouts - Zuma
March 25 2015 at 10:21

President Zuma has admitted that dishing out "handouts" is creating a culture of laziness and dependency.

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Money plays a key role in Nigeria’s elections
March 25 2015 at 04:58

When Okey Onwa decided to run for a seat in Nigeria’s House of Representatives, a ruling party leader laid out the terms to the 52-year-old lawyer.

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Hundreds kidnapped in Damasak
March 24 2015 at 21:50

Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the Nigerian town of Damasak, residents say.

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Human rights ‘still being denied’
March 23 2015 at 06:19

Capetonians came out in full force to commemorate Human Rights Day at the weekend, a public holiday honouring the 69 people who died and the hundreds injured in the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960.

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