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Hot air balloons near Luxor, in Egypt

South African Tourist Dies in Egyptian Hot Air Balloon Crash

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A South African tourist, believed to have been a 36-year-old woman, has reportedly died this morning in a hot air balloon crash near the...
Phillip Tabane

Jazz Legendary Phillip Tabane Passes Away at 84

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The Department of Arts and Culture announced Friday that South African Jazz legendary musician, Phillip Tabane, has passed away at the age of 84. The...

SA’s Ramaphosa Talks Tough on Mine Safety and Land Reform

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa will tighten its mine safety regulations to hold mine operators accountable for accidental deaths in the industry, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday. Safety...

South Africa’s Highest Court Gives Green Light to Private Use of...

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization...

Under Pressure from Western Donors, Tanzania’s Magufuli Prefers Chinese Aid

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NAIROBI - When the soldiers started fanning out in the cashew nut growing regions of southern Tanzania - it was a jolting sight for...

Zimbabwe’s Jazz Maestro Oliver Mtukudzi Passes Away

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Zimbabwe's most successful and internationally renowned musician Oliver Mtukudzi died on Wednesday after suffering from diabetes, ending a career that spanned four decades and...

Eskom to get R69 Billion Bail Out Over Next 3 Years...

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South Africa will inject 23 billion rand ($1.63 billion) a year over the next three years into state power utility Eskom but will NOT...

Kidnapped Safari Tourist and Driver in Uganda Rescued Safely

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An American tourist and her driver have been rescued unharmed after being kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week, the Ugandan...

Rat Poisons are Killing Wildlife in Cape Town

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Wildlife near cities face many dangers. Some are easy to detect, such as when new developments destroy natural habitat. Others are less obvious. For example,...

Madagascar Forest Destruction Worse Than Amazon, Wiping Out Humans’ Tiniest Relative

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KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar - As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away...
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