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SA drug mule held in Kenya

A 45-year-old South African woman has been in arrested in Kenya for allegedly being in possession of cocaine with a street value of R1.7 million, the SABC repo... Read Story

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Legabibo re-applies for registration

Botswana advocacy group, Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (Legabibo), will re-apply to register as an organisation, it said.

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Deadly explosions hit Maiduguri

At least five people are said to have been killed when two explosions by suspected female suicide bomber hit Nigeria’s north-east.

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Gambia urged to drop life sentence for gays
November 22 2014 at 12:26

Rights campaigners say the new Gambian criminal code could be used to target “repeat offenders” and people living with HIV.

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Ebola - the worst of humanitarian missions
November 22 2014 at 12:26

“Usually medicine is your best protection because if you work well, no one will attack you. With Ebola, you yourself are a target.”

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Sudan asks UNAMID to leave
November 22 2014 at 12:26

The UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur were asked to make an exit strategy amid a dispute over an alleged mass rape in the region.

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Tough task to identify Lagos dead
November 22 2014 at 11:24

Dr Munro Marx says degraded samples made it almost impossible for his team to match DNA.

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Plague kills 40 in Madagascar
November 22 2014 at 10:36

The WHO said that an outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people in Madagascar and there is a risk of the disease spreading.

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Guinea-Bissau launches first FGM prosecutions
November 21 2014 at 21:24

Guinea-Bissau will try six people for female circumcision in the west African nation's first prosecutions since the practice was outlawed.

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Ebola a wake-up call for Africa: Machel
November 21 2014 at 20:16

Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel said the Ebola epidemic had exposed the “extreme weakness” of African institutions.

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Teargas not cause of stampede: cops
November 21 2014 at 20:01

Harare - Police, late Friday, denied reports that teargas was fired into crowds of worshippers at a prayer rally in central Zimbabwe, causing a stampede that left 11 dead and 40 injured.

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Relatives identify Zim stampede victims
November 21 2014 at 18:59

Relatives were helping the police identify the victims of a church stampede in Zimbabwe's central mining town of Kwekwe.

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Botswana denies EFF ‘vendetta’
November 21 2014 at 17:04

The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against EFF members, Labour and Home Affairs Minister Edwin Batshu said.

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