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Africa
04 Feb '16, 2:47pm
Italy summons envoy over student’s death
Italy summons envoy over student’s death

Italy's Foreign Ministry summoned the Egyptian envoy to Rome to express concern about the suspicious death of Giulio Regeni.

Africa
04 Feb '16, 2:38pm
S Sudan restricts foreign aid workers
S Sudan restricts foreign aid workers

South Sudan lawmakers have passed a controversial bill restricting numbers of foreign aid workers.

Africa
04 Feb '16, 12:05am
Italian student found dead in Cairo
Italian student found dead in Cairo

An Italian student who went missing in Cairo has been found dumped next to a road with signs of torture on his body, officials said.

Africa
04 Feb '16, 12:04am
India mob beats Tanzanian student
India mob beats Tanzanian student

India police arrested five people over an attack on a student who was beaten, her shirt ripped off and car set ablaze in Bangalore.

Africa
04 Feb '16, 12:03am
Alleged poacher kills elephant in Zim
Alleged poacher kills elephant in Zim

An alleged Zambian poacher killed, decapitated and de-horned an elephant in the Zambezi National Park near Victoria Falls.

News
02 Feb '16, 10:03am
Dispossessed Zim farm family left penniless
Dispossessed Zim farm family left penniless

A white Zimbabwe tobacco farmer who was arrested last Friday, has finally given up trying to remain on his farm.

News
02 Feb '16, 07:26am
'My friend tricked me into sex work'
'My friend tricked me into sex work'

Sarah Nakintu was grateful to her friend for alerting her of work in Dubai. But when she got there she was told she’d be working as a sex escort.

News
01 Feb '16, 10:30am
SA may pull out of ICC: Zuma
SA may pull out of ICC: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma says he and his fellow leaders had discussed Africa’s growing concerns with the manner in which the ...

News
01 Feb '16, 07:28am
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next move
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next move

AU Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has not decided if she will run for a second term of office.

Africa
29 Jan '16, 11:04am
Four killed in northern Mali attacks
Four killed in northern Mali attacks

Four Malian soldiers were killed, the army said, in two separate attacks in the desert north where an Islamist insurgency has re-erupted.

Africa
29 Jan '16, 11:04am
Burundi arrests two foreign journalists
Burundi arrests two foreign journalists

Burundi police said they had arrested two respected foreign journalists working in the capital.

Africa
28 Jan '16, 8:56pm
Biti leads call for Mugabe’s resignation
Biti leads call for Mugabe’s resignation

An offshoot of the main opposition party has called for Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe to resign in order to pave the ...

Africa
28 Jan '16, 8:47pm
SA to serve on AU Peace and Security Council
SA to serve on AU Peace and Security Council

South Africa’s re-election to the AU’s Peace and Security Council suggests that the country is bidding to become a de facto permanent member.

Africa
28 Jan '16, 8:15pm
ICC critics lambast Gbagbo trial
ICC critics lambast Gbagbo trial

The impartiality of the International Criminal Court is being questioned as former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo goes on trial.

News
28 Jan '16, 1:06pm
Africa corruption ratings released
Africa corruption ratings released

Botswana has maintained its top rating as the least corrupt African country, while Somalia was deemed the most corrupt.