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    African leaders laud Mugabe at state funeral

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 01:12pm on September 14, 2019

    Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man they lauded as a liberation hero...

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    South African consulate, shops attacked in DRC city

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    Protesters on Thursday smashed the windows of the South African consulate in DR Congo’s second largest city and attacked South African-owned stores, in reprisal for...

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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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    Bangladesh may sign South African athletics coach 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 03, 2019

    Bangladesh Athletics Federation is trying to sign South African coach Godwin Odinukaeze for three months before the 13th South Asian Games, scheduled to be held...

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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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    Film claims group plotted to infect black Africans with HIV

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    A plot by white mercenaries to spread HIV through black South Africa via a phony vaccination program: it sounds like the stuff of pulp spy...

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    South Africa put Nkwe in charge for India tour

    Reuters . Cape Town | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2019

    South Africa have appointed Enoch Nkwe as interim team director for next month’s tour of India, a role which replaces that of head coach after...

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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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    Ackermann claims T20 record

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:20am on August 09, 2019

    South African spinner Colin Ackermann claimed a new Twenty20 world record on Wednesday when he took seven wickets for just 18 runs in an English...