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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest
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South Africa will deploy 25,000 troops to help quell unrest

South African authorities have announced that the country’s military is preparing to mobilize around 25,000 troops to help bring a…
South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting
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South African crowds rampage overnight, defying calls for end to violence, looting

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 (Reuters) – Crowds looted shops and businesses in South Africa on Wednesday, defying government calls for an…
Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32
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Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military…
South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest
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South African ex-leader Jacob Zuma faces court hearing amid unrest

South Africa’s top court on Monday began hearing a challenge by South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma against his 15-month prison…
Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing
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Violence spreads to South Africa’s economic hub in wake of Zuma jailing

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) – Shops were looted overnight and a section of the M2 highway was closed in Johannesburg…
UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
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UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt
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South African court orders ex-president to jail for contempt

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to…
Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon’s new African HQ
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Heritage dispute engulfs site chosen for Amazon’s new African HQ

For the Khoi and San – South Africa’s first inhabitants – a verdant patch of land in Cape Town embodies…
South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says
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South African variant can ‘break through’ Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can “break through” Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a…
Royals’ comments raise race issue in Commonwealth nations
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Royals’ comments raise race issue in Commonwealth nations

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In countries with historic ties to Britain, allegations by Prince Harry and Meghan that…
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