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South Africans in the US - latest data

South Africans in the US - latest data | Global South Africans US Edition | Scoop.it
How many, where are they, when and how did they get here and how are they doing? An update based on the latest Homeland Security and US Census data.
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Partners for Possibility

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Soft Vengeance

Soft Vengeance | Global South Africans US Edition | Scoop.it

As South Africa Partners, the Boston-based nonprofit,  gets ready to honor Albie Sachs at its annual gala on April 26, it has posted the transcript of an interview it recently conducted with the retired constitutional court justice. Excerpt:


Somebody sent me a note saying ‘We will avenge you.’ He was a guy I loved. He shared danger with me in exile. I thought what does he mean? Are we going to cut off the arms and blind the eyes of people who did this to me? Is that the kind of country we want? So it just occurred to me, if we get democracy, if we get freedom, if we get the rule of law--that will be my soft vengeance. So the whole philosophical notion, the way of putting it, came to me in response to a letter of support from a comrade of mine.

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Nigeria’s GDP recalculation: the hidden costs

Nigeria’s GDP recalculation: the hidden costs | Global South Africans US Edition | Scoop.it
Nigeria has overtaken South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy after the government released updated figures that raised the country’s gross domestic product by 89 per cent to $509bn. The re-calculation rightly put most Nigerian officials in celebratory mood. But Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country’s finance minister (pictured), offered also a cautious note: the new figures do highlight some acute problems.
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Interview with Temba Maqubela

Interview with Temba Maqubela | Global South Africans US Edition | Scoop.it

Temba Maqubela is the headmaster of Groton, one of America's most prestigious private schools. South African Partners will be honouring him with retired constitutional court justice Albie Sachs on April 26.



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