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    REVEALED! Audio of Khashoggi’s gruesome killing: ‘I listen to music when I cut’

REVEALED! Audio of Khashoggi’s gruesome killing: ‘I listen to music when I cut’

Audio recordings between Jamal Khashoggi and the hit squad that killed him have been revealed. Kashoggi, a Saudi dissident and journalist with Washington Post who was in exile in the US, was killed, with his body allegedly dismembered on October 2, 2018 at the Saudi consulate in Turkey where he had gone to get documents for his marriage.In one of the [...]

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    Mugabe to be buried on Sunday

Mugabe to be buried on Sunday

Former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe will be buried on Sunday, according to a statement the government issued on Monday.Mugabe, 95, died on September 6 at a Singaporean hospital where he had been receiving medical treatment since April.He ruled Zimbabwe for nearly four decades until November 2017 when he resigned.According to the memo to diplomats accredited to Harare, the ministry of [...]

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    ‘We’re an angry nation’ — SA defence minister opens up on xenophobia

‘We’re an angry nation’ — SA defence minister opens up on xenophobia

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, South Africa’s minister of defence, says the xenophobic attacks in the country are “well orchestrated by criminal elements”.The minister said South Africa is “an angry nation” and denied there are targeted attacks against foreigners.South Africans have been carrying out targeted attacks against foreigners, including Nigerians.On Sunday, they returned to the streets in protest, asking foreigners — who they [...]

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    South African leader to mob: Obasanjo is one of the giants of Africa… what are we doing to his people?

South African leader to mob: Obasanjo is one of the giants of Africa… what are we doing to his people?

Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a politician and leader of the Zulu ethnic group, has condemned the xenophobic attacks in South Africa.Addressing a mob which converged on Johannesburg on Sunday, Buthelezi said many African nations played key roles in the struggles of South Africa.Armed protesters had hit the streets of Johannesburg on Sunday, asking foreigners to return to where they came from.While speaking [...]

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    One killed in fresh outbreak of xenophobia in South Africa

One killed in fresh outbreak of xenophobia in South Africa

One person has been killed while five sustained injuries in a fresh outbreak of xenophobia in South Africa.According to News 24, the yet to be identified victim was stabbed with a sharp object at a corner of Bree and Plein streets in Johannesburg.Armed protesters had marched through the streets on Sunday, demanding that foreigners should return to where they came from.Some shops were [...]

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    Armed South African protesters hit the streets, ask foreigners to leave

Armed South African protesters hit the streets, ask foreigners to leave

A fresh round of violence is currently building up in the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, as armed protesters are out again, demanding that foreigners should return to where they came from.According to Sowetan Live, a South African newspaper, the protesters, who carried weapons such as knobkerries, are waiting to be addressed by Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a notable politician and Zulu [...]

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    This is xenophobia NOT just criminality, South African bishop tackles govt

This is xenophobia NOT just criminality, South African bishop tackles govt

Buti Tlhagale, archbishop of the Southern African Catholic bishops' conference office for migrants and refugees, says the recent attack on foreign nationals in the country is an act of xenophobia, not criminality.Bobby Moroe, South Africa’s high commissioner to Nigeria, had said the attacks in his country have nothing to do with xenophobia, but just "sporadic acts of violence".But in a [...]

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    Ramaphosa’s spokesman says Buhari will still visit South Africa in October

Ramaphosa’s spokesman says Buhari will still visit South Africa in October

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa in October, Khusela Diko, spokesman of President Cyril Ramaphosa, has said.Buhari had contemplated cancelling the visit in the wake of the recent attacks on Nigerians in the South Africa, according to a presidency source.The source had said the Nigerian leader was really worried over the attacks and that honouring the invitation of his [...]

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    FLASHBACK: South African ambassador spent two years in US prison for smuggling drugs

FLASHBACK: South African ambassador spent two years in US prison for smuggling drugs

Between 1999 and 2001, Hazel Francis Ngubeni who served as South African’s high commissioner to Singapore, served a jail sentence in the US. According to Sunday Times, a South African newspaper, Ngubeni waas convicted for smuggling a bag of cocaine while working as a cabin attendant for South African Airways.The newspaper reported Ngubeni, 55, who at the time went by the name [...]

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    ‘497 arrested’ as looting of shops continues in South Africa

‘497 arrested’ as looting of shops continues in South Africa

The South African police on Friday announced that they had arrested 497 suspects who have been looting shops in Gauteng province.The police said they were on high alert monitoring the situation, adding that some people started looting shops since Sunday and have continued till date.Mathapelo Peters, police spokesperson, said 74 persons were arrested in Katlehong on Thursday, bringing the total [...]

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