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Diaspora

Naomi tells court: Not clear gift was diamonds

August 8, 2010

Naomi Campbell told a war crimes tribunal Thursday that she had received some “dirty-looking stones” after a 1997 dinner party with former Liberian ruler Charles Taylor — but added that she didn’t know if the stones were actually diamonds or who sent the gift.

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The Association for diversity fires back at Senator Webb

August 8, 2010

The American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), an association of equal employment opportunity (EEO), diversity and affirmative action professionals founded in 1974, expressed dismay regarding Sen. James Webb’s opinion editorial in the Wall Street Journal.

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Caster Semenya easily wins again in Finland

July 26, 2010

he South African who dazzled at last summer’s world championships before becoming ensnared in a gender dispute resumed her low-key return to competition Sunday. She won a second straight 800-meter race in Finland in a time far slower than her world title run last August in Berlin.

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South Africans mark Nelson Mandela’s birthday

July 26, 2010

Mandela, who turned 92 years old on Sunday and is largely retired from public life, spent the day with his family in Johannesburg. Early Sunday, his wife went to an orphanage in Soweto to help plant a vegetable garden.

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Bombs kill 64 World Cup watchers in Uganda

July 18, 2010

In simultaneous bombings bearing the hallmarks of international terrorists, two explosions ripped through crowds watching the World Cup final in two places in Uganda’s capital late last Sunday, killing 64 people, police said. One American was killed and several were wounded.

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Johannesburg draws poor, struggles to house them

July 9, 2010

The handsome art-deco building at 193 Jeppe St. was typical of its apartheid times: full of white-collar professionals, mostly white, and an army of blacks pushing brooms and serving tea until night fell and the segregation banished them to their distant townships.

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Caster Semenya to be cleared to race again

July 9, 2010

Jacob Semenya told The Associated Press that he had spoken to the 19-year-old runner on Tuesday morning and she was happy and was waiting for a formal announcement allowing her to return to competition following her controversial gender tests last year.

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