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26 Apr '16, 1:24pm
Why keep nation in the dark?
Why keep nation in the dark?

When the president travels on the state purse and meets another head of state that is implicitly if not explicitly state ...

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26 Apr '16, 08:12am
Artistic wake for music icon
Artistic wake for music icon

Late Papa Wemba hailed.

News
22 Apr '16, 10:56am
Conflict minerals in DRC
Conflict minerals in DRC

Ben Radley writes about the problem with Western activists trying to do good in Africa.

News
22 Apr '16, 08:33am
Europe outsources the Syrian refugee crisis
Europe outsources the Syrian refugee crisis

In exchange for €3 billion, Turkey showcases its humanitarian effort. In Africa, the camps are dismal, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

Africa
20 Apr '16, 07:54am
People with HIV ‘neglected’ in West, Central Africa
People with HIV ‘neglected’ in West, Central Africa

A global drive to help curb the HIV epidemic by 2020 will fail unless millions with the virus in West and Central Africa ...

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19 Apr '16, 08:15am
No success like failure
No success like failure

It’s amazing how little self-awareness the African Union leadership has about its disagreement with the ICC about the reforms the African Union wants.

Africa
18 Apr '16, 07:57am
92-year-old Mugabe gets his first grandchild
92-year-old Mugabe gets his first grandchild

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe’s first grandchild, a boy, was born in Asia this week and not in Zimbabwe.

News
15 Apr '16, 08:08am
Egypt’s dirty war
Egypt’s dirty war

AU silence on enforced disappearances, executions and trials by the military will be recorded in annals of history as complicity.

News
14 Apr '16, 10:02am
Unesco drive to save Africa's heritage
Unesco drive to save Africa's heritage

Continent's cultural sites are in danger of falling apart, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

Africa
14 Apr '16, 08:08am
Video shows Nigeria Chibok girls ‘alive’
Video shows Nigeria Chibok girls ‘alive’

Boko Haram has sent a “proof of life” video which shows 15 of the more than 200 girls abducted by Islamist fighters, CNN reported.

News
12 Apr '16, 12:34am
Poor state of democracy
Poor state of democracy

Republic of Congo poll was so flawed there were no election observers, writes Peter Fabricius.

News
12 Apr '16, 07:50am
Keeping Chibok's missing daughters in the headlines
Keeping Chibok's missing daughters in the headlines

Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode is determined the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria two years ago will not be turned from fact to fantasy.

Africa
08 Apr '16, 05:54am
Mugabe: Shame on you, I am not dying
Mugabe: Shame on you, I am not dying

Veteran Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe takes aim at potential successors for wishing him dead.

News
05 Apr '16, 08:00am
Grave foreign policy gaffe
Grave foreign policy gaffe

If the president did bludgeon Dlamini Zuma's path to Addis Ababa for his own political ends back home, he abused SA's highest ...

Africa
30 Mar '16, 1:41pm
EgyptAir hijacking suspect explains
EgyptAir hijacking suspect explains

An Egyptian man accused of hijacking a plane and diverting it to Cyprus has told police he acted because he wanted to see ...