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Dirco yet to make contact with 12 South Africans in Nepal

Sunday 26 April 2015 20:28

International Relations says it has yet to make contact with 12 South Africans in Nepal, following Saturday's killer quake in that country.

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Sundowns beat spirited Vasco da Gama 1-0

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:35

Mamelodi Sundowns and Ajax Cape will meet in the Nedbank Cup final in Port Elizabeth next month.

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SA won’t recall high commissioner in Nigeria

Sunday 26 April 2015 19:06

South Africa will not withdraw its high commissioner in Nigeria to reciprocate Nigeria's decision to recall its acting High Commissioner.

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Police arrested the suspects in Yeoville.
Police nab nine in cellphone robbery syndicate

Sunday 26 April 2015 12:03

Gauteng police have arrested nine suspects alleged to be involved in a syndicate responsible for a series of cell phone robberies in the province.

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Stormers beat Bulls 15-13

Sunday 26 April 2015 09:46

The Stormers went to the top of the SA Conference of the Super 15 by beating the Bulls 15-13 while the Lions beat the Cheetahs 34 -29 in a Super Rugby clash.

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Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners

Sunday 26 April 2015 07:31

Nigeria recalled its ambassador to South Africa on Saturday in the latest sign of the African country's discontent at Pretoria's handling of attacks on immigrants.

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Foreign nationals return to their communities

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:17

Foreign nationals are slowly returning to their communities. Many fled following the xenophobic attacks which flared up mainly in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

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Warning against military deployment to stop xenophobic attacks

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:16

Major-General Jeremy Vearey, the SAPS’ Head of Anti-Gang Strategy in the Western Cape, denounced government’s decision to deploy the army in xenophobic hotspots saying it was worrying.

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The minor earthquake was felt in the Pimville area and West Rand area.
Minor quake hits parts of Johannesburg

Saturday 25 April 2015 12:21

The Council for Geo-science have confirmed a magnitude 2.5 seismic event that hit some parts of Soweto at 8:30 on Saturday morning.

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Acting Minister of Public Service Nathi Mthethwa says they can only restructure the package but cannot increase the salary bill.
Govt considers new salary package

Saturday 25 April 2015 07:30

Government is considering restructuring a new salary package for public servants when they return to the negotiating table on Tuesday.

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The Alexandra community says poverty is directly linked to the attacks of foreign nationals.
Minister says hunger, unemployment are no excuse to kill foreigners

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:42

Deputy Police Minister Maggie Sotyu says unemployment and hunger cannot make a person kill others.

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President Jacob Zuma assured leaders of the migrant community that foreign nationals are safe in the country.
SA’s moral high ground intact amid xenophobic attacks: Zuma

Saturday 25 April 2015 06:26

President Jacob Zuma says despite the recent spate of xenophobic attacks, South Africa's moral high ground still remains intact.

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Third Zoo Lake bus accident victim dies

Friday 24 April 2015 18:25

Three people were killed in a crash involving two metro busses near Zoo Lake in Johannesburg.

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Zoo Lake bus crash ‘was horrific’

Friday 24 April 2015 16:15

The scene of an accident which claimed two lives and left 64 others injured in Parkview, north of Johannesburg, on Friday was "terrible and horrific", an eyewitness told News24.

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Seven people have been killed and several others displaced due to the xenophobic attacks.
South Africans march against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 13:37

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has joined thousands of people in an anti-xenophobia march in the capital city. The march has been billed as a "Million Men March".

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People around the world voiced out their opinion in xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Citizens speak out against xenophobia

Friday 24 April 2015 12:14

People have taken to social media to express their views on the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

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Emergency services workers are still at the scene where two buses collided.
Two die in bus crash

Friday 24 April 2015 11:47

It has been confirmed that two people including a pregnant woman lost their lives in Friday's bus accident in Johannesburg.

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Radovan Krejcir and his seven co accused have made numerous court appearances in April.
Krejcir to appear in court

Friday 24 April 2015 08:10

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his seven co accused will appear on Friday in the Johannesburg High Court that is sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court.

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The Anti-xenophobia march will start at the Pretoria City Hall and proceed to the Union Buildings
Anti-xenophobia march to attract thousands

Friday 24 April 2015 08:00

The newly-formed anti-xenophobia task team is expected to attract thousands of people in its planned march against attacks on foreign nationals in Pretoria on Friday.

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Thousands of people marched from Parktown to Mary Fitzgerald Square against xenophobia.
Vavi wants action on xenophobic attacks

Friday 24 April 2015 05:37

Former Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has called on the police to leave no stone unturned when investigating those behind the recent spate of xenophobic attacks.

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