Police under fire at Durban's Glebelands hostel

2015-05-25 22:19

Police officers came under attack after responding to reports of gunfire at the notorious Glebelands men's hostel in Umlazi.

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PAP delegates held at gunpoint

2015-05-25 21:35

Several delegates attending the Pan African Parliament have been robbed outside their hotel entrance in Midrand, Gauteng police have reported.


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2015-05-25 21:10

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Opposition breaks off Burundi peace talks

2015-05-25 23:07

Burundi's opposition has boycotted peace talks with the government in protest at the killing of an opposition leader, despite UN-led calls for dialogue.


India v SA: Peace confirmed!

2015-05-25 21:28

The Proteas’ longest Test tour yet of India serves as notice of crucially improved ties between the nations, writes Rob Houwing.


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