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JOHANNESBURG - The Department of International Relations held a media briefing on Wednesday afternoon.
Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane appealed to South Africans to donate money to provide relief to Sierra Leone following the recent disaster caused by floods and mudslides.
Nkoana-Mashabane said government will assist relief efforts with a contribution of R8-million.
So far, close to 500 bodies have been discovered after heavy rains and mudslides.
More than 600 people are still missing.