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Africa
22 Jan '16, 5:36pm
SA condemns Somalia attacks
SA condemns Somalia attacks

South Africa conveyed its condolences to Somalia and condemned the terrorist attacks in Mogadishu which left at least 20 people dead.

Africa
22 Jan '16, 3:52pm
SA presence in Burundi talks welcomed
SA presence in Burundi talks welcomed

South Africa’s likely participation in efforts to resolve the Burundi crisis has been welcomed.

Africa
22 Jan '16, 09:25am
Somali forces end deadly beach seige
Somali forces end deadly beach seige

Somalia's security forces ended a deadly siege of a beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu, with at least 17 killed in the attack.

Africa
22 Jan '16, 07:51am
Ex-Burundi leaders plead for UN troops
Ex-Burundi leaders plead for UN troops

Fearing genocide, two former presidents pleaded for the UN Security Council to back the deployment of international troops.

Africa
22 Jan '16, 07:50am
Shabaab claims Somali beach attacks
Shabaab claims Somali beach attacks

At least five people were killed in suicide attacks at a restaurant located at the Liddo Beach in Mogadishu, police confirmed.

Africa
21 Jan '16, 9:14pm
SA to play key role in Burundi peace talks
SA to play key role in Burundi peace talks

South Africa seems likely to become involved in the protracted negotiations to resolve the crisis in Burundi.

Africa
21 Jan '16, 8:53pm
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery

A car bomb exploded at the entrance of a beach-side restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

Africa
21 Jan '16, 8:50pm
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma

Pakalitha Mosisili has launched an unprescedented attack President Zuma, accusing him of practising double standards.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 10:39pm
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?

As the fifth anniversary of Egypt uprising approaches, the toughest security crackdown is a clear sign that authorities are worried.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 12:09am
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord

War crimes prosecutors will seek to convince the ICC to put infamous LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on trial.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 12:06am
Patients call for kidnapped doc’s release
Patients call for kidnapped doc’s release

A Burkina Faso community turned to Facebook to seek the release of an Australian doctor kidnapped with his wife by jihadists.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 12:07am
Jobless man ‘commits suicide’
Jobless man ‘commits suicide’

Tunisian police clashed with protesters demanding employment just days after a young jobless man committed suicide.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 12:07am
UN seeks $1.3bn in aid for South Sudan
UN seeks $1.3bn in aid for South Sudan

The UN is seeking $1.3bn in humanitarian aid for South Sudan, where two in ten of the population were driven from their homes.

Africa
20 Jan '16, 12:06am
Sudan vows to tackle Islamic State
Sudan vows to tackle Islamic State

The head of Sudan's powerful NISS vowed Islamic State group jihadists would not be allowed to use the country to cross into Libya.

News
20 Jan '16, 06:00am
President at crossroads
President at crossroads

Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi still has a choice: war criminal or peace bringer, writes Catherine Gegout.