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Surge in elephant and rhino poaching looms over UN wildlife summit

A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…

A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…

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South Africa election threatens ANC's grip on power

South African are voting with the ruling African National Congress party in fear of losing power for the first time since apartheid ended 22 years ago.

South African are voting with the ruling African National Congress party in fear of losing power for the first time since apartheid ended 22 years ago.

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South Africa: riots hit Pretoria after ANC imposes local mayor candidate

Protesters in South Africa burned buses and trucks, barricaded roads and looted shops in townships in an impoverished district of Pretoria, in a dispute over the ruling party’s candidate for local…

Protesters in South Africa burned buses and trucks, barricaded roads and looted shops in townships in an impoverished district of Pretoria, in a dispute over the ruling party’s candidate for local…

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Pistorius removes prosthetic legs in court

Seen by many as a desperate last bid for leniency for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has removed his prosthetic legs and hobbled in…

Seen by many as a desperate last bid for leniency for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has removed his prosthetic legs and hobbled in…

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The 1976 Soweto Uprising [2] - Apartheid Bantu education policy

Bantu was an educational system designed in 1948 (same year the first white elections were held) primarily to ‘train and fit’ Africans for their role in the newly evolving apartheid society.

Bantu was an educational system designed in 1948 (same year the first white elections were held) primarily to ‘train and fit’ Africans for their role in the newly evolving apartheid society.

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Oscar Pistorius 'broken' South African court hears

A psychologist has said South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is a ‘‘broken’‘ man who should be hospitalised rather than go to jail.

A psychologist has said South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is a ‘‘broken’‘ man who should be hospitalised rather than go to jail.

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Fighting amid parliamentary protest over Jacob Zuma

Punches were thrown as opposition MPs staged a parliamentary protest against President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom

Punches were thrown as opposition MPs staged a parliamentary protest against President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom

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Circus lions rescued in South America arrive in new African home

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been flown back Africa to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary

More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been flown back Africa to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary

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Raising young peoples' eyes to the stars

Beating off bears or bringing the secrets of the universe into primary schools; just two of the challenges astronomers face when passing on their knowledge to the next generation of stargazers.

Beating off bears or bringing the secrets of the universe into primary schools; just two of the challenges astronomers face when passing on their knowledge to the next generation of stargazers.

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Coetzee named Springboks coach

Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new head coach of South Africa’s national rugby team. At the helm, the 52-year old succeeds Heyneke Meyer

Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new head coach of South Africa’s national rugby team. At the helm, the 52-year old succeeds Heyneke Meyer

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South Africa: President Zuma denies dishonesty over spending scandal

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has denied acting dishonestly in a scandal over public funds spent on renovations at his private home. But he has

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has denied acting dishonestly in a scandal over public funds spent on renovations at his private home. But he has

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Payback time for Jacob Zuma as court rules on home improvement row

South African President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to pay back some of the milions he spent in state cash upgrading his private home. In a stinging

South African President Jacob Zuma has been ordered to pay back some of the milions he spent in state cash upgrading his private home. In a stinging

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FIFA demands millions from ex-officials charged with graft

World football's governing body says its reputation and business interests have been damaged by being implicated in sport's biggest corruption scandal.

World football's governing body says its reputation and business interests have been damaged by being implicated in sport's biggest corruption scandal.

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South Africa's Supreme court rules against Pretoria over Bashir

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir should have been arrested when he was in South Africa attending an African Union Summit last June. South

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir should have been arrested when he was in South Africa attending an African Union Summit last June. South

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South Africa: get in as long as prices are low

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Sthembiso Dlamini, Acting CEO South African Tourism, about how South Africa can offer relatively cheap travel to

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Sthembiso Dlamini, Acting CEO South African Tourism, about how South Africa can offer relatively cheap travel to

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Elephants told to buzz off in South Africa national park

Elephants enjoy a good marula fruit as much as anyone. But at the Kruger National Park in South Africa their love of marula is becoming something of

Elephants enjoy a good marula fruit as much as anyone. But at the Kruger National Park in South Africa their love of marula is becoming something of

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Oscar Pistorius loses appeal against murder conviction

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has had his right to appeal against his murder conviction rejected by South Africa’s Constitutional Court. In December

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has had his right to appeal against his murder conviction rejected by South Africa’s Constitutional Court. In December

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South Africa: Jacob Zuma survives two confidence votes in two months

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived a second confidence vote in as many months. Governing MPs defeated the motion by a big margin. It

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has survived a second confidence vote in as many months. Governing MPs defeated the motion by a big margin. It