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Gen. Kat Liebenberg (60), ex-chief of the SA defence force, dies of cancer in Pretoria.
The government confirms that guerrillas are being trained for operations in South Africa from bases in Botswana and Mozambique. The government confirms that guerrillas are being... ...read more
All South African refugees are to report to the Basutoland police for documentation or face deportation to South Africa. A clos All South African refugees are to report to the Ba... ...read more
Enoch Mgijima, Fingo prophet of the Israelites sect in the Eastern Cape, dies in Ntabelanga. His followers, believing Enoch’s c Enoch Mgijima, Fingo prophet of the Israelites sec... ...read more
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