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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma abandons rally after being booed

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South Africa’s scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma has abandoned a May Day rally after he was booed by workers demanding his resignation.   Scuffles broke out between Mr Zuma’s supporters and opponents, resulting in all speeches being cancelled. The main labour federation, Cosatu, called on Mr Zuma to step down last …

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The drone video that sums up global inequality

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Johnny Miller has caused quite a stir with his aerial images of South Africa’s divided communities. He explains the origins of the Unequal Scenes project   It’s surprising how looking at something from a new angle can change people’s perspectives. When I began the Unequal Scenes project a year ago, I had no idea …

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Zambia President refuses to intervene in Opposition leader’s treason case

United Party for National Development (UPND) Presidential candidate Hakainde Hichilema

Zambian President Edgar Lungu will not intervene in the treason case against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, he told a public rally late on Friday. Hichilema was taken into police custody this week for allegedly refusing to give way to Lungu’s motorcade as it passed through Mongo, 500 km (300 miles) …

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War better than peace for Uganda’s rebel children – study

Lords Resistance Army (LRA) fighters

Children whose mothers were raped by rebels in Uganda say war was better than peace because they felt a greater sense of family cohesion and status during the conflict compared to the violence, stigma and rejection they face in peacetime, a study showed. Researchers from Canada’s McGill University interviewed 60 …

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