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

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

27 Jan '16, 8:18pm
Dlamini-Zuma to retire from AU?
Dlamini-Zuma to retire from AU?
Africa

Speculation is rife that SA's Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will retire from her position as the chairperson of the African Union Commission in July.

23 Jan '16, 11:43am
Visa deadline looms for Zim citizens
Visa deadline looms for Zim citizens
Africa

Zimbaweans living in SA have a week to collect special permits allowing them to remain in the country until the end of 2017.

22 Jan '16, 9:46pm
Malawi warned over anti-gay rhetoric
Malawi warned over anti-gay rhetoric
Africa

The UN rights office urged Malawi to protect LGBTI people after a Malawian politician said gay and lesbian people were “worse ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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