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Hawks nab rhino horn suspects

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The Hawks arrested three suspects for being in possession of firearms, rhino horns and tiger carcasses. The suspects are expected to appear at the Klerksdorp...

Failed Med crossing claims four, 16 missing

Four migrants died and up to 16 are missing after trying to reach Europe from North Africa on a small raft, Spain’s coastguard said. ...

BMA languishing in Parliamentary bureaucracy

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The current status of the Border Management Authority (BMA) bill – passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) but still to be approved...

SANParks arrests five suspected poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) arrested five suspected rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park’s (KNP’s) Malelane Section in an intelligence driven operation on...

Suspected drug sub intercepted off Spain

Spanish police intercepted a submarine apparently transporting drugs in off Galicia, a source with the central government delegation to the region told Reuters. “Early...

Italy grants migrant rescue ship access

Italian authorities agreed to grant the Open Arms ship port access to disembark 62 African migrants, the founder of the Spanish rescue mission said. ...

Toddlers among migrants pulled from Libyan waters

Seventy-three migrants were rescued by a Spanish charity ship from a packed rubber dinghy drifting off Libyan for nearly 24 hours. It is the...

Mali accused of unauthorised military operation

The Malian army had no authorisation to cross into Burkina Faso and kill three people during a spate of ethnic violence last week government...

Six dead in Mozambique ambush

Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania’s southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said, amid concerns over Islamist militants in a poor...

Bolivian arrested for cocaine possession at OR Tambo International

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A 21-year-old Bolivian suspect will appear at the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court after OR Tambo Airport police nabbed her for possession of cocaine valued...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...