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27 February 2016, 4:27pm
Mugabe’s $1m birthday bash riles critics
Mugabe’s $1m birthday bash riles critics
Africa

President Robert Mugabe drew criticism from opponents over his 92nd birthday celebrations that has cost nearly $1 million.

25 February 2016, 4:26pm
Food crisis for southern Africa
Food crisis for southern Africa
News

Fewsnet warns of a serious food security crisis in southern Africa starting because of the poor rainfall patterns

24 February 2016, 07:45am
Way forward to end Burundi crisis
Way forward to end Burundi crisis
News

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

22 February 2016, 9:36pm
Maternal deaths help entrench right to health care
Maternal deaths help entrench right to health care
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In Uganda, civil society organisations are now alert to demanding women’s health care rights, writes Moses Mulumba

16 February 2016, 4:04pm
Zimbabwe’s ex-VP forms a new party
Zimbabwe’s ex-VP forms a new party
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Joice Mujuru, who was a popular vice-president until she was sacked, has taken the first step to form a new political party.

16 February 2016, 1:29pm
Mystery deepens over body in plane
Mystery deepens over body in plane
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Mystery surrounds the discovery of a body on a US freighter, which landed at Harare airport stuffed with SA Rands

16 February 2016, 11:42am
Former vice-president Mujuru forms a new party
Former vice-president Mujuru forms a new party
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Joice Mujuru was a popular vice-president and a natural successor to Robert Mugabe until she was sacked two years ago

16 February 2016, 1:45pm
Grace Mugabe’s mental state worrisome: ex-Zim MP
Grace Mugabe’s mental state worrisome: ex-Zim MP
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Former Zanu-PF MP, Temba Mliswa, has suggested that Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, is mentally unstable

16 February 2016, 09:42am
Body on plane carrying SARB cash
Body on plane carrying SARB cash
News

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

15 February 2016, 12:59pm
Fight to halt elephant relocation
Fight to halt elephant relocation
News

NGO resists move to US zoos

10 February 2016, 09:53am
Ethiopia ‘running out of food aid’
Ethiopia ‘running out of food aid’
Africa

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.

10 February 2016, 09:52am
Libya ‘must lead’ anti-IS effort
Libya ‘must lead’ anti-IS effort
Africa

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

10 February 2016, 07:41am
Dry, dark days in Malawi
Dry, dark days in Malawi
News

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

9 February 2016, 12:12pm
Zanu-PF succession infighting intensifies
Zanu-PF succession infighting intensifies
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Zimbabwe war veterans have publicly said they want two powerful members of Zanu-PF, both close to First Lady Grace Mugabe, ...

4 February 2016, 10:06pm
Congolese army attacked UN troops
Congolese army attacked UN troops
Africa

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