Desmond Tutu in hospital
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Desmond Tutu in hospital

Desmond Tutu is re-admitted to hospital as a precaution after his surgical wound began showing…

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Nigeria fights Boko Haram
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Nigeria fights Boko Haram

Soldiers from Niger and Chad have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during operations that followed…

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Russia cancels space launch
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Russia cancels space launch

Russia yesterday cancelled a planned manned space launch expected in one week due to “technical…

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Congo’s elections in limbo
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Congo’s elections in limbo

Democratic Republic of Congo’s elections commission on Saturday petitioned the Constitutional Court for a postponement…

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LATEST: Zambians vote in tight poll between Lungu and Hichilema
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LATEST: Zambians vote in tight poll between Lungu and Hichilema

Zambians began voting for a new president and legislators on Thursday in what is expected to largely…

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ANC leads in SA polls
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ANC leads in SA polls

RESIDENTS of the City of Johannesburg will be the last to know who will govern…

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Why China rejects maritime dispute ruling
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Why China rejects maritime dispute ruling

The following are remarks by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the Award of the…

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Brewers: More foam, less beer
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Brewers: More foam, less beer

LAST October the world’s largest beer group, AB InBev, announced it was going to make…

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EgyptAir flight MS804 to Cairo disappears from radar
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EgyptAir flight MS804 to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir flight 804 travelling from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 56 passengers…

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Egypt becomes continent’s second biggest economy
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Egypt becomes continent’s second biggest economy

SOUTH AFRICA, thought to be the continent’s biggest economy until early 2014 when Nigeria re-based…

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Billions of rand  unclaimed in Sa mines
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Billions of rand unclaimed in Sa mines

Chrispin Inambao Billions of rand meant to compensate former migrant workers from Namibia, Botswana, Zambia,…

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US polls: A view from the other side
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US polls: A view from the other side

Sharmine Narwani “Who else is willing to put the brakes on Nato, disengage from lousy…

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Africa discovers downside of foreign borrowing
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Africa discovers downside of foreign borrowing

TEN years ago African bonds were a rare sight. Of all the countries south of…

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US training ‘rebels’
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US training ‘rebels’

The US is training “dozens” of rebels to battle Islamic State in Syria, in the…

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Can Zuma survive after apology?
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Can Zuma survive after apology?

He has been described as the quintessential escape artist, and he has done it again.…

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