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South Africans Celebrate First Black President, but Boo the Current One | TIME.com

South Africans Celebrate First Black President, but Boo the Current One | TIME.com | Mali and South Africa - Annie Williams | Scoop.it
Thousands, including dozens of global dignitaries, piled into Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.
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P: Mandela Memorial

P: more than 100 world leaders there including Barack Obama

S: Oprah Winfrey and Bono were there

P: Obama got loudest cheer and standing ovation

P: Africa's own president Jacob Zuma was loudly booed

S: At Johannesburg's occer City Stadium

S: In ANC's heartland the Eastern Cape it was a normal day
E: Unemployment here is 80%

E: HIV/Aids is 33%

E: Violent crime is 3 times what is already one of the worst national rates in the world

E: Black people line up along the street waiting for a white person to drive by in a pickup truck and hire them for a day's work
P: Zuma had been disappointing 

P: Embroiled in sex-and-corruption scandals

NTK: What did Zuma do before he became president?

P: he spent $20 million in state funds expanding his private home outside Durban

P: Gov. officials said it was spent on security upgrades


 

 

http://world.time.com/2013/12/10/south-africans-celebrate-first-black-president-but-boo-the-current-one/

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With apartheid gone, South Africa now struggles with poverty - Video on NBCNews.com

Video on msnbc.com: Julius Malema, who is running for president in South Africa, is promising to redistribute land ownership currently dominated by white South Africans. Now, some white extremists are preparing for a race war.
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SOUTH AFRICA

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P: Rich behind high walls and electric fences

P: Poor in run down shacks in life of squalo

E: Whites make up 10% of pop. and own most of the land

P: Julius Malena running for President of champion of the Half Nots

P: Wants redistribution

E: There is now poverty

P: White farm owners said they will fight for their land

P: Frequent attacks to the farms

P: Whites enlisting childeren in camps to prepare them for possible war

 

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/53824913#53824913

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U.N.: 2 Peacekeepers Killed, Several Wounded in Mali | TIME.com

U.N.: 2 Peacekeepers Killed, Several Wounded in Mali | TIME.com | Mali and South Africa - Annie Williams | Scoop.it
(DAKAR, Senegal) — A bombing killed at least two U.N. peacekeepers in Mali and seriously wounded several others in the troubled northern city of Kidal, a spokesman for the mission said Saturday.
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P: Bombing killed 2 U.N. peacekeepers and seriously wounded several others in troubled northern city of Kidal

P: 80 Islamic radicals carried out another attack on a Tuareg in the town of Teringuite

P: Also in northern Mali killing 2 people

P: Group led by Abou Dardar

P: At Kidal attack there was a car packed with explosives

P: Took doors of houses in area

P: French military and Afrcian troops successfully chased the rebels from all most all the areas

P: Don't know if the two attacks were corrdinated

P: Just waiting to stage a comeback

 

http://world.time.com/2013/12/14/u-n-2-peacekeepers-killed-several-wounded-in-mali/

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Viewpoint: How the Fall of Oscar Pistorius Is a Tragic Opportunity for South African Unity | TIME.com

Viewpoint: How the Fall of Oscar Pistorius Is a Tragic Opportunity for South African Unity | TIME.com | Mali and South Africa - Annie Williams | Scoop.it
More than any other nation, South Africa articulates its dreams through sport.
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P: Pistorius arrested

P: Murdered his girlfriend

P: Professional athlete

P: 27.6% of all South African men admitted to being rapists

E: Any day Nigeria will announce it has overtaken South Africa has Africa's largest economy 

NTK: Has the trial taken place?

NTK: What was his sentece?

NTK: Was he proven guilty?

 

http://world.time.com/2013/02/20/the-fall-of-oscar-pistorius-a-tragic-opportunity-for-south-african-unity/

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Mali: Telegraph finds al-Qaeda plan in Timbuktu - Telegraph

Mali: Telegraph finds al-Qaeda plan in Timbuktu - Telegraph | Mali and South Africa - Annie Williams | Scoop.it
A secret document revealing how al-Qaeda in north Africa planned to seize "command" of the jihadist struggle in the Sahara has been found by The Daily Telegraph in Timbuktu. Telegraph Chief Foreign Correspondent David Blair reports.
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P: Five leaders of al-Qaeda said they were going to take command of all jihadi activities in the Sahara

P: A few small towns already under their control in northern Mali

P: Two weeks later were going to capture three biggest towns of north Mali one being Timbuktu

P: They were going to be in command in the area

P: Was a doc. found about this plan

P: Meeting number 33 with everyone who attended

P: Would not want this getting out to public

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/al-qaeda/9868922/Mali-Telegraph-finds-al-Qaeda-plan-in-Timbuktu.html

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Mali’s War: After Surging Into the Islamist-Held North, Will France Retreat? | TIME.com

Mali’s War: After Surging Into the Islamist-Held North, Will France Retreat? | TIME.com | Mali and South Africa - Annie Williams | Scoop.it
Franco-Malian offensive frees Timbuktu as the last major Mali town held by jihadi militias, but French moves handing over campaign against al-Qaeda allies in Mali to African forces raise doubts about future success.
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P: French-backed Malian troops reclaim major towns held by jihadi militants in northern Mali

P: Timbuktu returns to Franco-Malian control Jan. 28

P: African slodiers go to northern area because that is where terorists are hidden

P: Frances' president said their time in Mali would be short

P: Will be hard to get territory back

P: Hollande said they are using strong air power and oveer 3,000 ground forces to help Malian army

P: fighting against islamic terrorists

P: African troops will assume lead role until Malian Army is ready to take over for good

NTK:  How long has this war been going on for?

 

 

 

 

http://world.time.com/2013/01/29/malis-war-after-surging-into-the-islamist-held-north-will-france-retreat/

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