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Thousands of Zimbabwean permit holders are living in uncertainty because the South African government has not yet indicated whether it will renew their permits. It’s difficult to ascertain how many Zimbabweans there are in South Africa. According to data collected from Africa Check, the number of migrants...
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On 18 May BTS, also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, one of the hottest K-pop groups, made their much awaited comeback with their album Love Yourself:Tear and their single FAKE LOVE whose video is a delight to the senses. ARMY around the world were shaken to the core. If...
In the Eastern Cape, it’s the battle of the brothers for the local government elections. Four brothers are contesting to become the ward councillor. The four Ntabeni brothers from Magadla are contesting to become ward councillor of Ward 10 in Matatiele municipality. 
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