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Sudan rebuffed over US embassy bombings

The US Supreme Court refused to hear Sudan’s bid to avoid paying $3.8 billion in damages to family members of people killed or injured...

Akasha man jailed in US

A US judge sentenced Ibrahim Akasha, once a member of Kenya’s Akasha drug trafficking organisation, to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty...

Morocco silencing dissent

Morocco is increasingly using detention to stop political dissent on social media, a committee of local rights activists said, citing a wave of arrests...

Minister condemns train torching

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Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula condemned the torching of 24 Shosholoza Meyl coaches in Bloemfontein at weekend. Mbalula said the arson attack is a pure...

Russian clinic treated mercenaries injured in secret wars

A St Petersburg clinic run and partly owned by people with ties to President Vladimir Putin provided medical treatment to Russian mercenaries injured abroad,...

ISS: Why police should focus on street robberies

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While the media tends to focus on South Africa’s high-profile robberies such as cash-in-transit heists, mall robberies and house robberies, the far larger problem...

East Africa Response Force deploys to provide airfield security at Manda Bay

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Following the 5 January terrorist attack at Manda Bay Airfield, Kenya, U.S. service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force...

Teens arrested for illegal firearms, ammunition

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In an effort to remove illegal firearms and ammunition that perpetuate serious and violent crimes, police in Western Cape raided an open field in...

Police at Ethiopian universities to stop violence

Ethiopian federal police were deployed to universities across the country on Tuesday, government said, as authorities attempt to calm ethnic tensions which claimed the...

World leaders risk anger, protests over inequality

Political leaders around the world could face growing citizen anger if they cannot re-engage with unhappy populations, a United Nations official said as heads...

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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...