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Korkie's fate uncertain

Talks between Korkie's kidnappers and negotiators have stalled with his fate uncertain at this stage.

Pierre Korkie was kidnapped by an al-Qaeda linked group in Yemen in May 2013. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - There's still no word on the fate of Bloemfontein teacher Pierre Korkie just over 100 days since his wife Yolande last saw him.

The couple was kidnapped by an al-Qaeda linked group in Yemen in May last year.

Yolande was released in January to raise her husband's ransom of more than R30 million.

Talks between Korkie's kidnappers and negotiators have stalled with his fate uncertain at this stage.

In February, Yolande and her children released a video pleading with the kidnappers for Korkie's release.

The kidnappers have threatened to execute Korkie if his family fails to pay the ransom.

Korkie's health has been a great concern but his family says they won't give up hope that he will return home.

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