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One-Stop Border Post to ease challenges at Beitbridge

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs says the implementation of a One-Stop Border Post with neighbouring countries and the establishment of the Border Management...

Number of Tunisian migrants landing in Italy rose fivefold in 2020

The number of Tunisian migrants landing on Italian shores soared fivefold to 13 000 in 2020, a rights group said on Tuesday, citing economic...

Land borders close as SA remains on adjusted level three lockdown

As South Africa battles the second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country will remain on adjusted alert level...

Gambia seizes three tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa’s largest busts

Gambian authorities seized nearly three tonnes of cocaine from a shipment of industrial salt originating in Ecuador, a spokesman said on Friday, in one...

ISS: Boko Haram blocks Lake Chad trade routes

Terrorism has disrupted a thriving regional trade hub sustained by generations of boat drivers. The Boko Haram insurgency has had devastating consequences on Lake Chad...

Namibia sees steady downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching

Namibia saw a continued downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching last year after stepping up patrols and sharply increasing fines, the government said...

Canary Islands sees more than eight-fold increase in migrants in 2020

The number of undocumented migrants arriving in Spain’s Canary Islands on rickety boats was more than eight times higher in 2020 than the previous...

‘Invisible shipwrecks’ belie falling migrant deaths: UN

The number of deaths recorded on migratory routes fell this year, although COVID-19 difficulties and so-called “invisible shipwrecks” mean the real number is probably...

Sudan declares full control of border territory settled by Ethiopians

Sudan said on Thursday its forces had taken control of all of Sudanese territory in a border area settled by Ethiopian farmers, after weeks...

Three caught with gold bars at OR Tambo International

Three suspects are expected to appear before the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court after they were caught smuggling 73.5 kg of gold at OR Tambo...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...