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Military veterans train rangers in South Africa

Veterans from the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere are teaching military techniques to South African rangers.

Veterans from the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere are teaching military techniques to South African rangers.

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Bad news for Zuma as corruption watchdog recommends official inquiry

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government

A report by an anti-corruption watchdog is recommending a commission of inquiry be set up within 30 days to probe claims of influence peddling in government

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Nelson Mandela Foundation deals blow to South African President

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.

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South Africa to withdraw from the ICC

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

The country's Justice Minister, Michael Masutha, says the court's obligations are no consistent with legislation granting diplomatic immunity to sitting leaders.

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Brics nations seek to build bridges at Goa summit

The leaders of the so-called Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are meeting in the Indian beach resort of Goa.

The leaders of the so-called Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are meeting in the Indian beach resort of Goa.

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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