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5 killed after gunmen attack Johannesburg Church

Five people were killed in a Church attack west of Johannesburg in the early hours of Saturday, with some of the attackers taking hostages who were later freed. Police arrested around 30 people and seized 40 firearms, including rifles, shotguns and handguns, related to the attack on the International Pentecost Holiness Church in Zuurbekom, police […]

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210 kg Gorilla airlifted from zoo for CT scan after developing breathing issues

In a heartwarming example of animal care, a gorilla weighing 210 kilograms was airlifted from its enclosure in a South African zoo and flown to a hospital for a CT scan and full medical examination. Local news website Times Live reports that Makoko, a 34-year-old male western lowland gorilla from the Johannesburg Zoo, had been […]

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South Africa launches manhunt for killers of miners stoned to death

Police in South Africa have launched a manhunt for killers of nine illegal miners who were stoned to death in a western district of Johannesburg. The bodies of the miners from Lesotho were found lying in the streets of Matholeville, while another seriously injured victim was rushed to hospital. Thousands of illegal miners, known as […]

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Airport asks 10-year-old boy to change shirt that had snake print

A 10-year-old boy, Stevie Lucas, travelling from Johannesburg to New Zealand, was recently forced to change his shirt at the airport because it had snake printed on it. The boy’s family claims that he was forced to change his shirt before boarding the plane because authorities claimed that it could cause anxiety to other passengers. […]