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

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

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

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

30 Mar '16, 08:45am
Fighting hots up in Mozambique
Fighting hots up in Mozambique
News

Frelimo-Renamo conflict lingers because Dhlakama simply will not accept defeat at polls, writes Peter Fabricius.

30 Mar '16, 07:41am
SA bishops safe after EgyptAir hijack horror
SA bishops safe after EgyptAir hijack horror
Africa

"Thank God we are safe," Metropolitan Bishop Damaskinos Papandreou said from Cyprus after the Egyptian plane hijacking.

29 Mar '16, 09:56am
Egyptian plane ‘hijacker frees passengers’
Egyptian plane ‘hijacker frees passengers’
Africa

EgyptAir said negotiations had resulted in the release of all passengers except for five foreigners and the crew.

29 Mar '16, 08:53am
Egyptair passenger plane ‘hijacked’
Egyptair passenger plane ‘hijacked’
Africa

An Egyptair domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and landed in Cyprus, state radio said.

10 Mar '16, 03:14am
Record number of rhinos poached in 2015
Record number of rhinos poached in 2015
Africa

More than 1 300 rhinos were poached in Africa last year - a record since 2008 when South Africa banned trade in rhino horns.

09 Mar '16, 07:01am
'Women's rights key to unlocking Africa's future'
'Women's rights key to unlocking Africa's future'
News

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the AUC celebrated “the determination of women around the world to fight for equal rights ...

07 Mar '16, 12:04am
Deadly clashes erupt near Libyan border
Deadly clashes erupt near Libyan border
Africa

Islamist fighters attacked army and police posts near the border with Libya, in clashes that killed at least 16, officials said.

06 Mar '16, 3:29pm
Lagos church's bid dismissed
Lagos church's bid dismissed
Africa

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja struck off an application seeking a stay of proceedings in the criminal charges against the registered ...

04 Mar '16, 11:22am
‘Fit’ Mugabe wants to live to 100
‘Fit’ Mugabe wants to live to 100
Africa

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not inherit the role.

04 Mar '16, 11:16am
Expelled pregnant girls back at school
Expelled pregnant girls back at school
Africa

A group of 5 000 girls who were expelled from schools in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis have returned to the classroom.

03 Mar '16, 9:11pm
Three aid workers kidnapped in Congo
Three aid workers kidnapped in Congo
Africa

Three employees of international charity Save the Children have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

03 Mar '16, 10:16am
King Shaka ranked second in Africa
King Shaka ranked second in Africa
News

King Shaka International tied with Cape Town International in the Best Airport by Region category for the airports handling ...

29 Feb '16, 07:34am
Country's vision for reform deferred
Country's vision for reform deferred
News

A year on from Nigerian election victory, Buhari’s reforms founder, write Julia Payne and Ulf Laessing.