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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19 Jan '16, 9:41pm
Cellphone makers linked to child labour
Cellphone makers linked to child labour
International

An Amnesty International report claims that electronic giants including Apple, Samsung and Sony may be linked to child labour in Africa.

19 Jan '16, 12:16am
Cites reluctant to turn the screws on ivory world’s deadbeat nations
Cites reluctant to turn the screws on ivory world’s deadbeat nations
News

EU recommends uspension of trade for Angola, Laos and Nigeria.

19 Jan '16, 11:38am
SA opposed to destruction of ivory
SA opposed to destruction of ivory
News

Says Cites acted out of turn by encouraging governments to destroy their ivory.

19 Jan '16, 11:30am
Drought spells hunger for southern Africa
Drought spells hunger for southern Africa
News

New York - The World Food Programme (WFP) estimated 14 million people were facing hunger in southern Africa because of prolonged ...

18 Jan '16, 09:07am
A year of challenges for Africa
A year of challenges for Africa
News

Key African Union elections add uncertainty amid the pressing demands of conflicts and crises across Africa, writes Liesl Louw-Vaudran.

15 Jan '16, 04:25am
Liberia hails Ebola milestone
Liberia hails Ebola milestone
Africa

Liberia has been declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts.

14 Jan '16, 3:30pm
Day in the life of an African watering hole
Day in the life of an African watering hole
Africa

Remarkable picture is composite of 50 photographs selected from 2 200 taken by a US photographer over 26 hours.

14 Jan '16, 3:22pm
Tunisians mark uprising anniversary
Tunisians mark uprising anniversary
Africa

Thousands gathered in Tunis to mark the fifth anniversary of the overthrow of longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

14 Jan '16, 3:22pm
Angolan rebel’s family ‘sues Call of Duty’
Angolan rebel’s family ‘sues Call of Duty’
Africa

The family of Jonas Savimbi are suing Call of Duty for representing his character as a “barbarian”, their lawyer said.

14 Jan '16, 12:19am
Stigma stalks Ebola survivors
Stigma stalks Ebola survivors
Africa

They may have conquered Ebola but survivors of the fever and the heroic workers who saved them face a new struggle.

14 Jan '16, 12:18am
Moz unrest drives refugees to Malawi
Moz unrest drives refugees to Malawi
Africa

Mozambican refugees have said that soldiers are torching their homes and barns in the hunt for Afonso Dhlakama’s supporters.