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Illegal ivory breezes past EU law – campaign group

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In spite of a ban, illegal ivory trading still flourishes in the European Union, as traders use a loophole allowing exchange of...

Illegal cigarette trade costs South Africa millions

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South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and loses out on seven billion rand a year...

Nigeria and Switzerland sign agreement to return stolen goods

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Nigeria and Switzerland signed a memorandum of understanding paving the way for the return of illegally acquired assets. Switzerland said in December it...

ICC mulling inquiry on crimes against migrants in Libya

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor expressed alarm at the inhumane detention of thousands of vulnerable migrants in Libya and said she...

Joint surveillance mission in Sierra Leone uncovers illegal fishing operations

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Four illegal fishing cases have been found during a joint surveillance mission conducted by Greenpeace and Sierra Leone fishery authorities. Two Chinese and...

Nigeria to offer illegal refiners work in quest for peace

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Nigeria needs to offer work to people making a living from illegally refining oil in the Niger Delta to achieve peace there,...

Egypt says it prevented 12,000 people from illegally migrating in 2016

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Egyptian border patrol and coast guard forces stopped more than 12,000 people of various nationalities from illegally entering or leaving the country...

EU to boost efforts to tackle illegal African migration

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European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to step up efforts to curb illegal migration from African countries with the aim of replicating...

SA drone operator announces a first across Africa and issues a...

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Globally the drone business is proving to be one of the most explosive new growth industries in recent years, with South Africa...

UN-approved weapons imports resold in Somalia according to diplomats

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Many guns imported by the Somali government with UN approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...