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Russia blames Polish pressure over Kaczynski crash

Russia on Wednesday blamed Polish failures for the plane crash that killed president Lech Kaczynski.

Continental guilty over 2000 Concorde crash

A French court fined Continental Airlines on Monday over the 2000 Concorde crash in which 113 died.

Pakistan searches for black box of doomed plane

Investigators on Friday on searched for the crucial black box after Pakistan's worst aviation disaster.

‘No survivors’ in Pakistan plane crash

A Pakistani airliner carrying up to 152 people crashed in a ball of flames on Wednesday, killing everyone on board.

Pakistan plane crashes with dozens on board

A commercial Pakistani passenger plane with 152 people on board crashed in bad weather on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, officials said.

Air crash puts focus on India infrastructure, safety

An air crash in India that killed 158 people has underlined fears about safety gaps in the country's booming airline industry.

Plane crashes in south India, at least 160 dead

An Air India Express passenger plane from Dubai crashed outside an airport in southern India on Saturday, killing at least 160 people.

‘At least nine’ South Africans killed in Libya plane crash

It was reported on Thursday that at least nine South Africans died when a Libyan plane crashed while landing on Wednesday morning.

SA working with Libya over plane crash

Airbus has confirmed that an Airbus flying from Johannesburg crashed in Tripoli, Libya, on Wednesday morning.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

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