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 Eighty-four South Africans died when a Lagos building collapsed last week Friday.
Eighty-four South Africans died when a Lagos building collapsed last week Friday.

Shoddy construction possible cause of Lagos building collapse

Saturday 20 September 2014 18:42

Shoddy construction could have caused a Lagos church building to collapse

Shoddy construction possible cause of Lagos building collapse

Saturday 20 September 2014 18:42

Shoddy construction could have caused a Lagos church building to collapse

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Westgate attack survivors remain resilient

Saturday 20 September 2014 11:17

The terrorist attack at an upmarket mall in Nairobi left several people without jobs, and many families without breadwinners.

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SA Minister raises Ebola concerns at UN

Saturday 20 September 2014 07:36

The UN General Assembly has added its voice to that of the Security Council by adopting a resolution calling on member states to fully support UN agencies in combating the Ebola outbreak.

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Human rights must not be separated from development: Dlamini

Saturday 20 September 2014 06:59

Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini has called on African delegations at the United Nations (UN) to refrain from divorcing human rights from development.

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32 injured South Africans in Nigerian hospitals: Gift of the Givers

Friday 19 September 2014 17:14

Humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers, say they have been told by the South African Embassy to Nigeria that at least 32 South Africans are being treated in five Nigerian hospitals.

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Nigeria tragedy casts focus on charismatic churches

Friday 19 September 2014 12:12

Renowned Nigerian preacher and televangelist, TB Joshua, has come under intense scrutiny after a building collapsed in Lagos last Friday.

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SA High Commissioner gives clarity on Nigeria disaster

Friday 19 September 2014 10:45

The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, has dismissed media reports that the Nigerian government is refusing South African families to identify the bodies of their loved ones.

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Nigerian disaster death toll rises

Friday 19 September 2014 09:15

The death toll in the Nigerian building collapse has risen to 84. The South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, says the search in the Nigerian building collapse has been called off.

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UN to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2 630

Friday 19 September 2014 08:00

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2 630.

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Ramaphosa encouraged by Lesotho patriotism

Friday 19 September 2014 07:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was encouraged by the deep sense of patriotism among Lesotho's political role players.

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