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Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane ‘for asylum’

A co-pilot who hijacked and diverted an Ethiopian Airlines flight in search of asylum, is being questioned by police, say authorities.

Hijacked car found at Kaizer Chiefs player’s parking bay

A car stolen in a hijacking, which was caught on CCTV footage, has been found in the parking bay of an Amakhosi player.

Hijacked plane claim causes alarm at OR Tambo

A hijacking claim delayed an SAA plane on the tarmac at OR Tambo, while police tried to determine whether the captain was not in fact a hijacker.

Hijacking claims are down

Insurers are unlikely to lower their premiums as a result of the improved statistics, writes Lisa Steyn.

Singer Chad Saaiman in ICU after attempted hijacking

Singer Chad Saaiman is in an intensive-care unit after being shot during an attempted hijacking in Glenhazel, northern Johannesburg.

Somali pirates walk the ladder in hijack battle

The way you spot a Somali pirate in a sea of fishermen, says a top French naval commander, is not the AK-47s on his skiff -- it's the ladder on deck.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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