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South Africa's main opposition party may get first black leader

JOHANNESBURG - The charismatic black parliamentary leader of South Africa's Democratic Alliance (DA) on Saturday announced he would campaign for the leadership of the historically white opposition party.

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Sasol repatriates South African workers in Mozambique over anti-immigrant fears 17 Apr 2015

JOHANNESBURG - Sasol is repatriating 340 South Africans working at its projects in Mozambique over fears for their safety after foreign nationals were attacked back home, the synthetics fuel maker said on Friday.

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South Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrest 17 Apr 2015

PRETORIA - South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence in which at least four people have been killed over the past fortnight.

Boko Haram militants kill at least 10 in north Cameroon - army 17 Apr 2015

YAOUNDE - Fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least ten people in overnight attacks on two villages in neighbouring northern Cameroon, two senior army sources told Reuters on Friday.

Sasol repatriates South African workers in Mozambique over anti-immigrant fears 17 Apr 2015

JOHANNESBURG - Sasol is repatriating 340 South Africans working at its projects in Mozambique over fears for their safety after foreign nationals were attacked back home, the synthetics fuel maker said on Friday.

South African police disperse immigrant vigilante group 17 Apr 2015

JOHANNESBURG - South African police fired rubber bullets and a stun grenade on Friday to disperse a gang of African immigrants who had armed themselves with machetes in a run-down district of east Johannesburg, a Reuters photographer said.