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Prominent South African politician Jackson Mthembu shot in robbery

A prominent member of South Africa's ruling party was shot in the chest during a robbery at an ATM in the country's east, the African National Congress said today.

Proteas golfer Charl Schwartzel wins second consecutive Alfred Dunhill championship

South African golf ace Charl Schwartzel has won his second consecutive Alfred Dunhill championship on Sunday with a master class of consistent golf, which held off Englishman Richard Finch by four strokes.

Train hits truck in South Africa, 30 people killed

The truck carrying about 50 farm workers reportedly crossed onto the tracks and collided with a high-speed train.