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Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg

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    Du Plessis quits as South Africa skipper

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:49pm on February 17, 2020

    Faf du Plessis announced on Monday that he was stepping down as South Africa’s cricket captain with immediate effect. Du Plessis, 35, said he needed...

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    Nine illegal miners killed by rival workers in South Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:09pm on February 01, 2020

    Nine illegal miners from Lesotho were stoned to death by suspected rival workers in a western district of Johannesburg, South African police said on Saturday,...

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    SA docked six points

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:33pm on January 28, 2020

    South Africa were docked six World Test Championship points and fined 60 per cent of their match fee on Monday for a slow over rate...

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    South Africa businesses marooned by rolling blackouts

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:13pm on December 15, 2019

    As if choreographed by a puppet master, stores along the aisle of a Johannesburg mall hurriedly shut their doors one by one as soon as...

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    Smith to become SA’s director of cricket

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 12:10am on December 09, 2019

    Former Test captain Graeme Smith is set to become Cricket South Africa’s director of cricket, according to CSA president Chris Nenzani, but South African cricket’s...

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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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