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Five killed in attack on South African church, hostages freed

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Five people were killed in an attack on a church west of Johannesburg in the early hours of Saturday, South African police said, with...

Sahel hostages released

A Canadian woman and an Italian man kidnapped while travelling through Burkina Faso 15 months ago have been freed and are in good health,...

Mali hostage video released by Islamists

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An al Qaeda affiliate in Mali released a video of a French aid worker and a Colombian nun kidnapped in separate incidents...

British hostages released in DR Congo

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Two Britons held hostage in Democratic Republic of Congo were released, Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson said. They were kidnapped on Friday while...

Boko Haram hostages handed to Nigerian government

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Boko Haram freed 13 hostages after authorities negotiated their release with the Islamist militants. The kidnappings were part of a campaign of...

Americans and Canadians released after kidnapping

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Two Americans and two Canadians were freed after being kidnapped in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said, as it...

Hostages rescued in Nigeria

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Nigeria's military rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants, it said in a statement, after...

Hostages held in Central African Republic mosque freed

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About 1,000 people held hostage since the weekend by armed militias in a mosque amid violent clashes in south-eastern Central African Republic...

Man claiming to be Boko Haram leader denies 5,000 hostages freed

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A man purporting to be the leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram denied in a video posted on Friday that...

Cameroon hostages freed in CAR

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Eleven hostages from Cameroon were freed on Sunday following 16 months of captivity, after having been abducted by a militia group from...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...