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UPDATE | 1 body recovered, 6 still missing after boat capsizes off Cape Town coast

2020-02-28 08:07

One man has died and six others are still missing at sea after a boat they were on capsized off the coast of Clifton Beach near Cape Town in the early hours of Thursday morning.


OPINION | German Ambassador Martin Schäfer: On FW de Klerk, apartheid - acknowledging the past crucial in determining our present, future

2020-02-28 10:33

When German Ambassador Martin Schäfer gave a speech at the Annual Conference of the De Klerk Foundation on 31 January, to celebrate the historic speech of President de Klerk in the National Assembly in 1990, he did not anticipate that the issues he touched on were to become so topical just two weeks later.

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