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Elite investigative unit The Hawks struck a blow against rhino poaching in South Africa
this week, arresting 10 suspected members of a rhino poaching syndicate that has
operated across the country.
South Africa is spearheading a motion to have two permanent African seats on the
United Nations Security Council. The move comes as the organisation celebrates its
70th year, and Africa dominates discussions.
With the 2015 deadline for the UN's Millennium Development Goals rapidly
approaching, the debate at the UN General assembly in New York this week will look at
the progress made in reducing global poverty and set new goals for prosperity in the
South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation has had an
overwhelming response from people whose loved ones are still missing after the
building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria.
Understanding that telling stories brings people together to build understanding, the
government has launched the Tell Your Story campaign to foster greater
communication and empathy between South Africans.
South Africa has launched a three-year incentive scheme to help black filmmakers
develop their businesses to the point they can take on big productions – and create
more jobs in the country's growing movie industry.
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