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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Begins Second Innings as President

South African President Jacob Zuma was sworn in on Saturday for his second term of five years at a ceremony attended by hundreds of foreign dignitaries. Born Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma on 12 April 1942, the man who succeeded anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, belongs to KwaNxamalala in Nkandla, northern KwaZulu-Natal. His early political consciousness was shaped by his cousin Muntukabongwa Zuma, ...

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Indiaspora Ball mesmerizes, thrills US-Indians

By Isha Roy WASHINGTON, DC: It was an event where Washington met Silicon Valley and Wall Street in a Hollywood-type environment. Red carpet, Indian delicacies, bhangra tunes and dance made the first-ever Indian American ball, termed the Indiaspora Ball, truly memorable. Billed as the coming-out party of the Indian American community, in honor of President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration, it ...

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