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    South African Airways hit by crippling strike

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg, South Africa | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    South African Airways workers on Friday embarked on an indefinite strike for higher wages and against the national carrier’s overhaul plan, forcing the cash-strapped airline...

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    342 kilos of lion bones seized

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    South African officials have seized 342 kilos of lion bones - prized in Asia for their supposed medicinal values and to make jewellery - at...

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    S Africa, Nigeria beef up security after xenophobic attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in Nigerian...

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    South Africa battles fresh xenophobic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    South African police fired rubber bullets and patrolled parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday after the financial capital was hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner...

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    South Africa avoids recession on Q2 growth bounce

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on September 04, 2019

    South Africa’s economy grew 3.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 after a sharp slump in the first put it at risk of...

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    SA threatens to quit wildlife trade monitor

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:22pm on September 01, 2019

    Southern African nations are threatening to quit the global wildlife trade regulator after it refused to relax restrictions on trade in ivory and rhino horn...

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    South Africa fails to stop attacks on foreign truckers: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Dozens of truck drivers in South Africa have died in attacks against foreigners since March 2018, Human Rights Watch said on Monday, calling for stronger...

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    Amla retires from international cricket

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 01:23am on August 09, 2019

    South African batsman Hashim Amla on Thursday announced his retirement from international cricket. Amla, 36, hit 55 international centuries, including South Africa’s highest Test score...

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    Gibson sacked as South Africa coach

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2019

    Ottis Gibson and his entire South African coaching team and management staff have lost their jobs, Cricket South Africa announced on Sunday.The decision, taken during...

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    South African teens fight gun crime with radio

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Every week a group of bubbly South African teens crowd into a studio to play hip-hop music and trade views on the scourge of neighbourhood...

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