Africa

‘We’re like frogs in boiling water’

Protesters from Ennerdale, a suburb in the south of Johannesburg, burn tyres and barricade streets around the suburb during a violent protest over a lack of service delivery in the area on May 9, 2017. Picture: Tadeu Andre/AFP HELESTI Daye-Fourie never leaves her house after dark. The risk of being …

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Race to stop Ebola epidemic

A strain of Ebola has been detected in a remote area of the Congo. Now the race is on for health authorities to contain the deadly virus. THE first Ebola outbreak since the crisis in West Africa that killed 11,300 people has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, …

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UN identifies more Ebola cases

Health authorities are investigating more suspected cases of ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo. Picture: AP. THE World Health Organisation has identified two more suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus a day after declaring an outbreak in Congo. The UN agency said on Saturday there are now …

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Diggers join fight against Boko Haram

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull travelled to Iraq and Afghanistan to meet with Australian troops stationed there ahead of Anzac Day. ABC reported that Turnbull also met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis in Kabul. Australian troops …

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Son ‘jovial’ after triple axe murder

The uninjured son of the Van Breda family who were axed to death in Stellenbosch has calmly described to Emergency Services how his family were attacked in their upmarket home. Henri Van Breda pleaded not guilty to the murder of his parents and brother, and to the attempted murder of …

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Cops pelt thieves in bizarre video

South African police pelt apples at alleged thieves SOUTH African police officers have been captured on video violently throwing apples at a group of alleged thieves lined up against the edge of a highway. The video, which was posted on media websites and social media, shows a group of officers …

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Man raped, kidnapped by female gang

A man in South Africa was raped and held hostage for three days by three women (generic photo). Picture: Supplied A GANG of women kidnapped a man and raped him for three days while force-feeding him energy drinks. The victim was later found traumatised and exhausted after being dumped in …

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Man ‘gang raped’ by women

A South African man has been left severely traumatised after he was allegedly raped by three women. Picture: AFP A SOUTH African man has been left severely traumatised after he was allegedly drugged, kidnapped and raped by a trio of women over a three day rape ordeal. The alleged incident …

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‘It seems they just wanted to kill’

CCTV shows officers chasing the alleged killers of Hannah Cornelius after she was brutally raped and murdered in South Africa. The family of Hannah Cornelius are struggling with her shocking death. Picture: Facebook HANNAH Cornelius was sitting in a car early last Friday when four “animals” struck without warning. The …

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Gaddafi’s son released from prison

Unseen footage of dictator Colonel Gaddafi after capture in Libya. Courtesy BBC Newsnight Seif al-Islam is seen after his capture in the custody of revolutionary fighters. Picture: AP SEIF al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has been released after more than five years …

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