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The Louis Botha statue on the Union Building lawn on June 10, 2020 in Pretoria.
The Louis Botha statue on the Union Building lawn on June 10, 2020 in Pretoria.
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It is a diplomatic nightmare involving a South African acting ambassador, her partner, a murder investigation, and Sudanese law enforcement.

News24 can reveal a request to waiver diplomatic immunity related to a South African diplomat to Sudan, and her partner, amid links to two murders and an assassination attempt, could threaten diplomatic relations between Pretoria and Khartoum.

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