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Trafficking victims rescued in Mali

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Authorities rescued 64 victims of human trafficking and people smuggling during an Interpol co-ordinated operation in Mali. The victims – mostly women and girls –...

Chinese national nabbed for exploitation, human trafficking

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The Department of Employment and Labour’s Inspection and Enforcement Services (IES) in Gauteng bust a Chinese factory involved in trafficking illegal immigrants and forced...

Trafficking sentence welcomed

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The SA government welcomed the six life sentences and an additional 129 years imprisonment for human trafficking and related charges handed down to convicted...

ISS: The perplexities of human trafficking in South Africa

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The extent of South Africa's human trafficking problem – also known as trafficking in persons – remains an ‘elusive statistical nightmare'. Available...

ISS: Better policing can help combat human trafficking

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Global statistics show that just two years ago, there were about 25 million labour trafficking victims in the world – 3.8 million...

Life sentence for human trafficker

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The Hawks on Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of Nombuyiselo Matini, 48, to life in prison by the Uitenhage Regional Court for human...

Egypt detains 75 people in human trafficking probe

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An Egyptian prosecutor has ordered the detention of 75 people following an investigation into suspected human trafficking, state media reported on Thursday. A...

Feature: Human trafficking – a network of misery

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Human trafficking is a global problem, with hundreds of thousands of people from Africa trafficked every year, but one programme provides hope. When...

Human trafficking suspects to appear in court

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Five suspects arrested for human trafficking are set to appear before the Newcastle Magistrate's Court on Monday morning. The five, aged between 18...

Migrant crisis fuels sex trafficking of Nigerian girls to Europe

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A promising student who dreamed of going to university, Mary was 16 when a woman approached her mother at their home and...

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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...