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Plot to sell Nigerians for sex at World Cup

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Human traffickers plan to exploit relaxed Russian visa controls for next month's Soccer World Cup to sell Nigerian women into sex work,...

Brazil’s World Cup rush fuels spending blowout

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It is a project that should symbolize the transformational benefits of hosting the 2014 World Cup -- a sleek new monorail train...

British tabloid journalist case goes to trial

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British tabloid journalist, Simon Wright, will go to trial in a South African court after prosecutors rejected his bid to have charges...

Security Forces claim secure skies for World Cup

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) says it and its sister services have so far secured South African skies for the soccer...

Lesotho struggles to normalise situation at Lesotho-SA border

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Lesotho Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister Mohlabi Tsekoa has summoned the South African high commissioner to his office, to register it's...

SAA airlifts stranded football fans in Ghana

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Some 345 Ghanaian football fans who where left stranded at the El-Wak sports stadium in Ghana's capital Accra have finally been airlifted...

Sisulu watches Bafana defeat with World Cup sailors

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Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Lindiwe Sisulu joined sailors aboard SAS Mendi last night to watch the South African national soccer...

Journalists escape injury after emergency landing

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A small plane carrying 16 Al Jazeera broadcast staff to a World Cup game had to make an emergency landing near Johannesburg...

NATJOINTS deny terror threat claims

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The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) that coordinates all security operations for the 2010 FIFA soccer World Cup is strongly...

Don’t drop the ball on aid: Oxfam calls

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With all eyes on South Africa for the world's biggest football tournament next month, Oxfam is launching Don't Drop the Ball on...

Security forces in World Cup lockdown

The security forces will tomorrow activate the National Joint Operational Centre (NATJOC) and Provincial Joint Operational Centres (PROVJOC) for the FIFA soccer...

World Cup, border patrol won’t affect peacekeeping: Sisulu

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Defence and Military Veterans minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the return of the South African National Defence Force to the country's borders as...

Dream of single emergency number dies

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The Department of Communications (DoC) is to close down its R80 million pilot single-number emergency call centre a month before the...

2010 disaster plan ready and tested

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The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is currently testing its 2010 Disaster Management Plan in partnership with the National Disaster...

Operation Prosper chalks up successes

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A joint interdepartmental maritime borderline patrol underway as part of Operation Prosper along the east coast has since April 6 boarded 16...

Cele shows police World Cup tech

National Police Commissioner General Bheki Cele has shown the public and regional police chiefs some of the R665 million in equipment the...

Navy demonstrates its World Cup capabilities

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The South African Navy has hosted a Maritime Capability Demonstration to demonstrate its capability and readiness for June's soccer World Cup. Captain (SAN)...

SA safer than Europe: British government

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The 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has welcomed a report from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office that shows South Africa...

SAA, SAX deny collusion

South African Airways (SAA) and its sister airline SA Express have both distanced themselves from price collusion allegations ahead of this year's...

Prostituting prostitutes

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga needs a basic education. The minister,speaking as a ruling party womens' league bigwig says some 40 000...

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