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Some foreign nationals happy to go home after attacks

JOHANNESBURG – Some foreign nationals say they’re happy to go back home following the recent attacks. Hundreds of them, including children, have been sheltering in Katlehong since the violence started. WATCH: Foreign nationals flee after xenophobic violence Nearly 700 people have so far been arrested in connection with the violence and[…]

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Sudan’s 1st post-Bashir cabinet sworn in

Sudan has sworn in its first cabinet since the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir in April following pro-democracy mass protests. The new members include Sudan’s first woman foreign minister, Asmaa Abdalla, and a former World Bank economist as finance minister, AP said. The cabinet is part of a power-sharing agreement[…]

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Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

JOHANNESBURG – Former Zimbabwean revolutionary, politician and president, Robert Mugabe died aged 95 on Friday. The former Zimbabwe president had been battling ill health and was receiving treatment in Singapore. He served as Zimbabwean Prime Minister from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017, after he was ousted from[…]

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SA businesses targeted in Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG – Nigerian protesters have taken to the streets of Lagos after violence against foreign nationals in South Africa. Protesters targeted South African franchises such as Shoprite but were unable to gain access to the building. Army could be deployed to Gauteng to tackle unrest: Makhura One body was seen lying on the[…]

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