SOCIETE | SOCIETY

15-Sep-2014 to 14:20

Chinese nationals in South African court for illegal seafood facility

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Three Chinese nationals arrested during a raid at an illegal abalone (seafood) processing facility in Van Dyk Park, Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, were due to appear before the Vosloorus Magistrate’s Court onMonday, APA learns here.

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15-Sep-2014 to 13:53

Botswana reporter on the run from persecution

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A reporter for the Sunday Standard, Edgar Tsimane has ruled out returning to Botswana claiming to fear for his life, after he fled to South Africa seeking political asylum, APA learns here on Monday.

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14-Sep-2014 to 17:18

Mozambique: Tanzanian woman nabbed over human trafficking

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — An unnamed Tanzanian woman has been arrested in Mozambique's remote district of Montepuez, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, on charges of trafficking in women for purposes of prostitution, APA can report Sunday.

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13-Sep-2014 to 13:19

S/Africa: Pistorius judgment disappoints prosecutors-Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is disappointed that it could not secure a conviction on the original charge of premeditated murder in the Oscar Pistorius trial, a senior NPA official said Saturday.

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12-Sep-2014 to 19:01

Slain Reeva’s parents fault Pistorius’ acquittal

APA – Pretoria (South Africa) — The parents of late model Reeva Steenkamp have faulted a South African judge for acquitting Oscar Pistorius who was not found guilty of premeditated murder.

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12-Sep-2014 to 12:28

S/Africa: Judge sets Pistorius sentencing for October

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, convicted of manslaughter in the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, will learn of his fate on October 13 when he returns to Pretoria’s North High Court for sentencing, High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled on Friday.

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12-Sep-2014 to 10:15

S/Africa: Pistorius found guilty of manslaughter, awaits sentencing

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa, discharging Paralympian Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has instead found the athlete guilty of committing manslaughter in her death during a ruling heard in Pretoria’s North High Court on Friday.

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