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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:54:54 GMT
South Africa:Marikana Massacre Police Were Not in Danger, Report
[RFI] The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has published a new report into the killing of 34 striking miners on the 16 August 2012.The South African thinktank has found that the police officers responsible were not under threat when they fired at...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 04:30:38 GMT
South Africa:Marikana Accountability - It's Time Ramaphosa Acted
[The Conversation Africa] The 2012 Marikana massacre in South Africa's North West Province, in which 34 miners were killed by the police, remains an unhealed scar in post democratic South Africa. Two of the most important unresolved issues involve ac...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:53:54 GMT
Zimbabwe:Breaking News - Election Petition Hearing Set for August 22
[The Herald] The Constitutional Court will next Wednesday hear the case in which MDC Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is contesting the victory of President Mnangagwa in the just-ended presidential poll.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:09:23 GMT
South Africa:Springs 'House of Horror' Father Found Guilty
[News24Wire] The man dubbed the "Springs monster", who is accused of the decade-long abuse of his five children, has been was found guilty in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:49:37 GMT
Zimbabwe:Crocodile Dragged to Funeral of Teen It Mauled to Death
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) rangers on Tuesday dragged the carcass of a crocodile to a funeral wake in in the town of Redcliff.

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