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13-Jun-2022 to 09:06

Malawi: Int'l trafficking racket uncovered at refugee camp

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — A probe by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Malawi Police Service has unearthed widespread exploitation of men, women and children at a refugee camp in the southern African country.

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12-Jun-2022 to 23:19

Death toll in S/Africa’s floods rises to 461 – Official

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The death toll from South Africa’s flash floods that swept away homes and destroyed several infrastructures in the southern KwaZulu-Natal province in April has risen to 461 lives, provincial premier Sihle Zikalala said on Sunday.

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11-Jun-2022 to 16:19

Ramaphosa denies ombudsman’s suspension linked to farm heist probe

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suspension was not linked to her probe into allegations of money laundering against President Cyril Ramaphosa, the president has said.

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11-Jun-2022 to 05:55

Namibian leader distances self from S/Africa’s ‘farmgate’ scandal

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian President Hage Geingob has distanced himself from the scandal in which his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa is accused of allegedly covering up a crime at his farm and kidnapping the suspects.

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10-Jun-2022 to 11:49

S/Africa: Horror crash leaves 15 dead, 37 injured

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A horrific head-on crash between a bus and lorry killed 15 people in Rosslyn near Pretoria on Friday, Pretoria Emergency Services spokesperson Charles Mabaso said.

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10-Jun-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Court dismisses Ombudsman’s bid to halt suspension

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s Western Cape High Court on Friday dismissed suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application to stop President Cyril Ramaphosa from suspending her before next month’s impeachment hearings in parliament.

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10-Jun-2022 to 04:56

Ramaphosa suspends S/Africa’s ombudsman from office

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended South Africa’s Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane following a recommendation by parliament for her to be removed from her role as the country’s ombudsman.

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