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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.

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

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

News
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Africa
13 Jan '16, 10:04pm
Plan to expand Addis Ababa scrapped
Plan to expand Addis Ababa scrapped

The government has reportedly scrapped a contentious plan to extend Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa into the surrounding territory of the Oromo people.

Africa
13 Jan '16, 9:03pm
‘Mugabe dead? Cops would have told us’
‘Mugabe dead? Cops would have told us’

This was the response from a guard at the veteran Zimbabwean president's mansion when asked about rumours of his demise.

News
13 Jan '16, 11:40am
Car buff on last leg of long road to Dargle
Car buff on last leg of long road to Dargle

Jethro Bronner has been driving from Dargle in KwaZulu-Natal to Dargle in Ireland.