• South Africa Rejects, Condemns Sudan Coup

    South Africa Rejects, Condemns Sudan Coup

    South Africa on Monday said it was “deeply concerned about the apparent ongoing coup and attempts to undermine Sudan’s political transition”. “We reject and condemn any attempt at an unconstitutional change of government,” said South Africa’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) Earlier on Monday, the Sudanese army dissolved the government, commandeered the broadcasting

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  • Chief Mandela Again Calls For Miss Universe Boycott

    Chief Mandela Again Calls For Miss Universe Boycott

    Chief Zwelivelile “Mandla” Mandela, MP and tribal chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council has reiterated calls for a boycott of the Miss Universe pageant that will take place in Israel in December. Chief Mandela – the grandson of icon Nelson Mandela – said: “We reiterate our call to all Miss Universe pageant contestants to heed

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  • DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    DRC Bans Dodgy Loggers, Greenpeace Wants More

    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has ordered the suspension of all dubious logging concessions, including the six granted in September, 2020. Greenpeace Africa, one of the civil society organisations that denounces these concessions, said it applauds last Friday’s decision and encourages the president to remain vigilant and ensure effective execution of the

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  • Actor Alec Baldwin Shoots Woman Dead On Set

    Actor Alec Baldwin Shoots Woman Dead On Set

    The filming in Mexico of a Western Movie – Rust – came to an abrupt halt after American Actor Alec Baldwin shot a woman dead and wounded the film director, Joel Souza. The dead woman has been named as cinematographer Halyna Hutchins – a 42-year-old director of photography. Baldwin, 63, who first gained recognition appearing

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  • Romance Thieves Wanted In US, NPA Opposes Bail

    Romance Thieves Wanted In US, NPA Opposes Bail

    The eight foreign nationals arrested for internet fraud targetting lonely hearts will remain behind bars in Cape Town until Tuesday next week when they will appear in court to request bail. The arrested men who are suspected to be members of the transnational fraud syndicate, Black Axe, appeared briefly before in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court

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  • Romance Thieves Nabbed In Early Morning Swoop

    Romance Thieves Nabbed In Early Morning Swoop

    South African law enforcers in Cape Town, with the help of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), on Tuesday morning swooped on suspected Nigerian fraudsters accused of preying on lonely hearts to steal millions of rand. Using dating sites and social media the suspects conned vulnerable widows and divorcees into believing that they were in

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