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Gaddafi forces fire on crowd in Misrata – resident

By: Reuters     22nd March 2011 Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fired on a crowd of unarmed people in the rebel-held city of Misrata on Monday and are using... 

Italy demands Europe share burden of North Africa exodus

By: Reuters     21st March 2011 Italy urged its European partners on Monday to take a greater share of the immigrants pouring across from North Africa as hundreds more people... 

Zuma warns against military intervention in Libya

By: Sapa     21st March 2011 President Jacob Zuma on Monday warned against foreign military intervention in Libya, saying United Nations members may not go beyond the terms of... 

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China lends Zimbabwe $700m, seeks protection 

By: Reuters     21st March 2011 China signed nearly $700 million in loan deals with Zimbabwe on Monday, its biggest loan package to date, and urged the government to protect... 

Shell Karoo plans 'could affect telescope bid' 

By: Sapa     16th March 2011 Oil giant Shell's plans to prospect for shale gas in the Karoo could affect South Africa's bid to build the world's biggest radio telescope, MPs... 

High level committee to mediate in Libya 

15th March 2011 President Jacob Zuma will be leaving for Libya next week as part of a high level committee selected by the African Union to mediate in the... 

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By: Bradley Dubbelman     11th March 2011 South Africa needs to double the rate of its economic growth in order to create jobs, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says; climate change is... 

Countries reject military intervention in Libya

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th March 2011 The African Union (AU) has rejected military intervention in Libya to stop a crackdown on opponents of the regime of leader Muammar Gaddafi. 

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