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1 Sep
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday called the more than 70 deaths in an apartment block fire in Johannesburg "a tragedy." Johannesburg officials initially suggested the building had been occupied by squatters, but Ramaphosa said that criminal gangs were exploiting vulnerable families by levy rents on buildings like the one that burnt.
31 Aug
At least 63 people were killed and 43 injured in a fire in the central business district of South Africa's biggest city of Johannesburg on Thursday, the municipal government said.
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Global South versus Global North? The BRICS summit in South Africa is set to be all about the group's plans to expand and how to deal with sanctions.
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People in Johannesburg, South Africa, woke to a wintry surprise on Monday: the first snowfall in over a decade. The flakes were a treat for some, but forecasters warn the cold snap could put vulnerable communities at risk.

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