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13 June, 2018
Three South African Revenue Service (Sars) Customs officers turned down a bribe of $30 000 (R396,0000) by a passenger they had apprehended at OR Tambo International Airport this week.
13 June, 2018
Heavy rain leading to flooding is expected over Cape Town, the Cape Winelands, western parts of the Overberg and West Coast District tomorrow into Friday.
13 June, 2018
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary summit on Tuesday with lofty promises by the American president to take care of a "very dangerous problem" and Kim forecasting "major change for the world".
13 June, 2018
A four-hour hostage standoff in central Paris ended with police moving in, arresting the armed suspect and freeing the people held in a ground-floor office, France's interior minister announced late on Tuesday.
12 June, 2018
Residents of the flashpoint town of Badme on Ethiopia's northern border protested on Monday Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's move to hand over the town to Eritrea, a government spokesperson said.
12 June, 2018
When Zimbabweans head to the polls to elect a president and parliamentarians in general elections gazetted for Monday July 30‚ Zanu-PF's Emmerson Mnangagwa will learn what voters think of his ouster of former president Robert Mugabe late last year.
12 June, 2018
Angola's Catoca, the world's fifth largest diamond mine, estimates it lost $464-million over the past six years due to a government-imposed marketing system that obliged it to sell production below international prices, a company presentation seen by Reuters showed.
12 June, 2018
Five Free State schoolboys have appeared in court for raping their 13-year-old classmate. The Grade 7 boy was raped at a school in Thaba Nchu‚ the provincial education department confirmed on Tuesday. The incident took place last week.
12 June, 2018
There were more questions than answers on how five miners ended up in an “abandoned working area” with no working ventilation. Four have died and the search for the fifth miner is still on at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Ikamva shaft at Kloof operations outside Carletonville.
12 June, 2018
The City of Johannesburg has obtained a writ of execution against the African National Congress (ANC) for its failure to pay over R300 000 in legal fees owed to the City and its residents.
12 June, 2018
It is a costly affair for asylum seekers at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre in Marabastad, Pretoria. They've described the centre as a prison-like environment, where they are treated like dogs and forced to pay various bribes.
12 June, 2018
Cash-in-transit (CIT) workers plan on marching in major cities on Tuesday following a spate of heists around the country.
7 June, 2018
For the third time in a decade, South Africa is set to be voted onto the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member tomorrow.
7 June, 2018
More than 180 inmates in a medium-security prison in central Nigeria were at large after unidentified gunmen opened fire on the facility, the government said on Monday.
7 June, 2018
Hundreds of Zimbabwean opposition supporters marched through the streets of Harare on Tuesday demanding electoral reforms and free and fair polls next month.

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