Wednesday 26 July 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-07-26

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AFP - 7/26/17

South African police Wednesday arrested a 24-year-old woman with 20 kilogrammes of rhino horn before boarding a flight bound for Hong Kong, a spokesman said.

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AFP - 7/25/17

A new book detailing Nelson Mandela's last days has been withdrawn after it was condemned by his outraged widow, publisher Penguin Random House said Monday.

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AFP - 7/25/17

The number of rhinos killed for their horns by poachers in South Africa dipped slightly in the first half of this year, but more than 500 were still slaughtered, the...

AFP - 7/24/17

Shaun Stevenson scored a simple try four minutes from time to seal a 17-11 win for Waikato Chiefs of New Zealand over Western Stormers of South Africa Saturday in a "...

AFP - 7/24/17

Naked, covered in white clay mud, and with his penis wrapped in leaves, Abongile Maqegu, 20, sits in a hut in South Africa recovering from his circumcision -- a...

AFP - 7/22/17

Nelson Mandela's widow on Friday threatened legal action over a book by his personal doctor that laid bare intimate details of his final illness and death in 2013....

AFP - 7/22/17

A trophy hunter in Zimbabwe has shot dead a cub of Cecil the lion whose death in 2015 caused worldwide outrage, researchers tracking the pride confirmed Friday.

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AFP - 7/22/17

A trophy hunter in Zimbabwe has shot dead a cub of Cecil the lion whose death in 2015 caused worldwide outrage, researchers tracking the pride confirmed Friday.

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AFP - 7/20/17

South Africa's central bank slashed its key interest rate for the first time in five years Thursday, as the continent's most advanced economy battles recession and...

AFP - 7/19/17

South Africa's respected former finance minister Pravin Gordhan called Tuesday for President Jacob Zuma to resign, stepping up pressure on the embattled leader.

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AFP - 7/19/17

A South African Uber driver whose car was torched five weeks ago died of his injuries on Monday, the company said, after an attack allegedly involving rival metre-...

AFP - 7/18/17

New-look Africa Cup of Nations and CAF Champions League competitions could emerge this week from discussions in Morocco that will include FIFA president Gianni...

AFP - 7/17/17

South Africa's communist party has said it could contest elections on its own rather than as part of the alliance led by the ruling African National Congress, local...

AFP - 7/16/17

A whites-only enclave in South Africa has resisted the country's multi-racial reality for more than two decades, even adopting its own paper money in its bid to...

AFP - 7/16/17

Two white South African farmers accused of pushing a black labourer into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive were granted bail on Friday.

The assault...

AFP - 7/14/17

World football body FIFA said Thursday it had lifted a ban imposed on Sudan last week for government interference in the sport.

The move follows the...

AFP - 7/13/17

Three male lions that escaped over the weekend from South Africa's Kruger National Park have been shot dead after a farmer found them eating his cattle, officials...

AFP - 7/13/17

Inside South Africa's maximum security Groenpunt prison, hawk-eyed guards stroll between rows of wooden benches, watching inmates closely as they meet visitors.

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AFP - 7/11/17

South Africa's Communist Party, a key ally of the ruling ANC, has banned President Jacob Zuma from addressing its congress this week, an official said Tuesday,...

AFP - 7/11/17

Four male lions escaped over the weekend fromm South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, officials said Monday, two months after five others slipped out.

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AFP - 7/10/17

USM Alger of Algeria and Al Ahly Tripoli of Libya reached the CAF Champions League quarter-finals Sunday as 2016 runners-up Zamalek of Egypt bowed out with 10 men...

AFP - 7/10/17

Zimbabwe confirmed their superiority over Zambia in COSAFA Cup southern Africa championship finals by winning 3-1 in Phokeng Sunday to lift the trophy a record fifth...

AFP - 7/9/17

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Al Ahly of Egypt secured CAF Champions League quarter-finals places Saturday, increasing the number of north African qualifiers to...

AFP - 7/9/17

Cheslin Kolbe scored a second hat-trick within eight days as Western Stormers sealed third place in the Super Rugby overall standings by beating Sunwolves 52-15 in...

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