Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says white South African farmers could receive fast-track visas on "humanitarian grounds" amid calls to transfer land ownership from white to black farmers, and fears over the number of racially-motivated farm killings.
A temporary footbridge across the M1 motorway in Sandton near Johannesburg, South Africa, collapses, killing two people and injuring 23. Both carriageways of the motorway remain closed as rescue work continues.
South Africa announces it has intercepted a ship carrying North Korean arms destined for central Africa, travelling by way of China, in violation of Security Council Resolution 1874. [http:--online.wsj.com-article-SB10001424052748704479404575087411640791960.html?mod=WSJ_latestheadlines ("Wall Street Journal")] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-asia-169703-china-probes-path-of-seized-north-korea-arms ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019