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16 January 2019 6:44 AM This woman just drove a 1958 Morris Minor from Scotland to Cape Town

A woman from New Zealand has finally arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey by car from Aberdeen in Scotland to Cape Town. Laura Morrison, 36, kept a journal of her journey on social media as she drove "Charlie" - a 1958 Morris Minor she inherited from her dad Neil when he died from cancer in 2016 - across 16 countries. Saddened by her dad's 1051

15 January 2019 2:49 PM Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appears in court for girlfriend's murder

Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court on Tuesday for the murder of his girlfriend. The 56-year-old musician of Gillitts, was released on R2 000 bail and was ordered to hand in his British passport. His girlfriend, 55-year-old Jenny King of Forest Hills, was found dead in the bedroom of her home by a relative on Saturday 1358

11 January 2019 7:34 PM Thai police: Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman

Police in Thailand say several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the UN refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family. Thailand's immigration police chief said on Friday that UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. Rahaf Mohammed 107

08 January 2019 1:23 PM Crowdfunding campaign launched to get Northern Irish visitor home after he was robbed

The family of a Northern Irish visitor, who is understood to have been robbed of his belongings before he was found disoriented in Edenvale in Ekurhuleni, has started a crowdfunding campaign to help him get back home. Caitlin Currie said that after her grandfather had been found on Monday, they needed to raise money for him. She said he had been mugged 488

01 January 2019 7:28 AM British demand for Irish passports rises as Brexit looms

British demand for Irish passports surged in 2018 as Brexit moved closer. Out of the total number of applications in the year to December 14, 98 544 came from Great Britain, an increase of 22% from the year-earlier period, the foreign ministry said in Dublin. The UK’s vote to leave the EU has raised concerns that its citizens could lose the right to live and work in Europe 108

12 November 2018 7:04 AM Homeless 'Trolleyman' hailed, rewarded for ramming street attacker in Australia

A homeless man who rammed a shopping trolley at a knife-wielding attacker who was threatening police is being hailed and rewarded for his actions, but he insists he isn't a hero. Michael Rogers emerged from a crowd of onlookers during the attack on Friday afternoon in downtown Melbourne, Australia, in which one person was fatally stabbed and two others 65

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 66

21 September 2018 12:39 PM Asylum seekers allege their passports are withheld until they buy tickets to Zim

Rejected asylum seekers have accused home affairs officials at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Marabastad, Pretoria, of refusing to return their passports unless they showed a Zimbabwe-bound bus ticket first. According to Spiwe (name changed), who applied for asylum in 2016, the home affairs department ordered hundreds of rejected refugee claimants 82

06 September 2018 8:07 PM British Airways hacked with details of 380 000 cards stolen

British Airways said on Thursday that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 were stolen in a data breach involving 380 000 payment cards. "We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app. The stolen data did not include travel or passport 66

04 July 2018 4:30 AM DHA investigates cadet programme aimed at easing immigration queues at Cape Town Airport

A cadet programme between Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) and the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is on the cards to help alleviate the long immigration queues that plague the airport. Although the DA claims that the Department of Home Affairs refused to collaborate on a cadet programme, CTIA spokesperson Deidre Davids notes that the DHA is still 57