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South African army deploys over immigrant attacks

South African army deploys over immigrant attacks

Apr 22, – The raid late on Tuesday came hours after Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said the army was deployed as a “last resort” after weeks of unrest that have left at least seven people dead. South African authorities arrested 11 men in a raid on a hostel in downtown Johannesburg, officials said Wednesday, as […]

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Rhino horn poaching hits new record in South Africa

Rhino horn poaching hits new record in South Africa

Oct 03, – If the trend keeps at its current pace, more than 1,000 rhinos would be killed in 2014, putting the species on the brink of a population decline that the ministry has said could lead to the end of wild rhinos in about a decade. The number of rhinos killed by poachers has […]

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Swaziland votes for new parliament

Swaziland votes for new parliament

Sep 20, – Swaziland held elections to choose a new parliament on Friday, but some opposition figures in the southern African monarchy said the process was not democratic and should be boycotted. Voters were selecting 55 parliamentarians from among candidates who had been chosen by tribal leaders loyal to King Mswati III. The king selects […]

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