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Protests turn violent in South Africa - The Associated Press
Posted On 10/15/2009 08:10:04 by Administrator
The rioting — with police firing rubber bullets Thursday to disperse rampaging crowds — evokes images of anti-apartheid protests. Some believe such tactics must be jettisoned in a developing democracy.Over 150 people have been arrested in protests that have spread from Standerton, abou[Protests turn violent in South Africa - The Associated Press]... Read More



SAfrica to limit trans fats as heart disease rises - The Associated Press
Posted On 10/15/2009 06:00:06 by Administrator
Health officials said in a statement Thursday that they are concerned about a rise in lifestyle illnesses such as heart disease and strokes as some South Africans grow wealthier. The new burden of disease hits a system already struggling to care for an estimated 5.5 million South Africans living wit[SAfrica to limit trans fats as heart disease rises - The Associated Press]... Read More



Gates moves beyond seeds and fertilizer in Africa - The Associated Press
Posted On 10/15/2009 06:00:06 by Administrator
The foundation announced nine grants totaling nearly $120 million a few hours before Bill Gates was scheduled to give his first major speech on agriculture as the keynote speaker at the World Food Prize event in Des Moines, Iowa.In the past three years, the Gates Foundation has committed $1.4 billio[Gates moves beyond seeds and fertilizer in Africa - The Associated Press]... Read More



Quartet progress to South Africa - The Press Association
Posted On 10/15/2009 02:00:05 by Administrator
Diego Maradona's Argentina progressed as substitute Mario Bolatti hit a later winner to end Uruguay's hopes of snatching the final automatic qualification berth in the South American zone.Bolatti fired home with six minutes remaining and Uruguay, who ended the night with 10 men after Martin Caceres'[Quartet progress to South Africa - The Press Association]... Read More



Woman charged in NJ forced labor case convicted - The Associated Press
Posted On 10/14/2009 22:40:05 by Administrator
Prosecutors argued that Akouavi Kpade Afolabi, called "Sister" by the women she oversaw, helped bring at least 20 girls between the ages of 10 and 19 from the West African nations of Togo and Ghana on fraudulent visas to New Jersey starting in 2002.They said she manipulated the impoverished young wo[Woman charged in NJ forced labor case convicted - The Associated Press]... Read More



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