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24 Feb '16, 07:45am
Way forward to end Burundi crisis
Way forward to end Burundi crisis

The mission of UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, and five AU leaders in Burundi this week must be to get human rights monitors ...

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22 Feb '16, 9:36pm
Maternal deaths help entrench right to health care
Maternal deaths help entrench right to health care

In Uganda, civil society organisations are now alert to demanding women’s health care rights, writes Moses Mulumba.

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16 Feb '16, 4:04pm
Zimbabwe’s ex-VP forms a new party
Zimbabwe’s ex-VP forms a new party

Joice Mujuru, who was a popular vice-president until she was sacked, has taken the first step to form a new political party.

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16 Feb '16, 1:29pm
Mystery deepens over body in plane
Mystery deepens over body in plane

Mystery surrounds the discovery of a body on a US freighter, which landed at Harare airport stuffed with SA Rands.

News
16 Feb '16, 11:42am
Former vice-president Mujuru forms a new party
Former vice-president Mujuru forms a new party

Joice Mujuru was a popular vice-president and a natural successor to Robert Mugabe until she was sacked two years ago.

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16 Feb '16, 1:45pm
Grace Mugabe’s mental state worrisome: ex-Zim MP
Grace Mugabe’s mental state worrisome: ex-Zim MP

Former Zanu-PF MP, Temba Mliswa, has suggested that Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, is mentally unstable.

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16 Feb '16, 09:42am
Body on plane carrying SARB cash
Body on plane carrying SARB cash

Six crew members of a US cargo plane, which was carrying a consignment for the SA Reserve Bank, were arrested in Harare after ...

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15 Feb '16, 12:59am
Fight to halt elephant relocation
Fight to halt elephant relocation

NGO resists move to US zoos.

Africa
10 Feb '16, 09:53am
Ethiopia ‘running out of food aid’
Ethiopia ‘running out of food aid’

Food aid for millions hit by the worst drought in 50 years will run out in April unless donors provide more funds, Save the Children said.

Africa
10 Feb '16, 09:52am
Libya ‘must lead’ anti-IS effort
Libya ‘must lead’ anti-IS effort

Libya needs to form a unified government before international intervention against IS fighters in the North African country, Egypt's FM said.

News
10 Feb '16, 07:41am
Dry, dark days in Malawi
Dry, dark days in Malawi

2.8 million Malawians, or 17%, face hunger, write Ed Stoddard and Mabvuto Banda.

News
09 Feb '16, 12:12am
Zanu-PF succession infighting intensifies
Zanu-PF succession infighting intensifies

Zimbabwe war veterans have publicly said they want two powerful members of Zanu-PF, both close to First Lady Grace Mugabe, ...

Africa
04 Feb '16, 10:06pm
Congolese army attacked UN troops
Congolese army attacked UN troops

Congolese troops killed two UN peacekeepers after civilians accused the Tanzanian UN troops of providing supplies to Islamist Ugandan rebels.

Africa
04 Feb '16, 9:38pm
UN troops linked to more CAR rapes
UN troops linked to more CAR rapes

The UN peacekeeping mission for Central African Republic said it has identified seven new cases of sexual abuse by its troops.

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.