No news on SA abduction in Mali
Johannesburg - There was no news on a South
African kidnapped 11 days ago in Mali, the international relations department
said on Monday.
"We have no update," spokesperson
Clayson Monyela said.
A family member, who did not want to be
named, said they had heard nothing yet.
"It's all quiet and we are just
The South African embassy was working closely
with authorities in Mali, who had mounted a search for those abducted.
The department had been advised that it was
not safe to publish the name of the 36-year-old South African man, who was
abducted along with a Swedish and a Dutch tourist on Friday, November 25.
The men's tour guide Ali Maiga told the
Associated Press that gunmen burst into a Timbuktu restaurant, grabbed four
tourists dining there and executed one, a German, when he refused to climb into