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3 years ago | December 11, 2016

Public debate for AU post candidates

Candidates vying to be the next African Union (AU) leader are facing off in a public debate. The historic debate in ...

Suspects jailed over Brazil plane crash

Bolivian authorities have jailed the second suspect accused of wrongdoing in the air crash that wiped out Brazil’s ...

Oil prices surge before Opec indaba

OIL prices edged higher for a second consecutive session last Friday on hopes that non-OPEC producers meeting in Vienna ...

Tackling climate change the African way

Aly Abou-Sabaa — FROM  making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to defend against ...

3 years ago | October 9, 2016

Kaspersky introduces software for SMEs

Business Reporter RUSSIA-based firm Kaspersky Lab has come up with new software to provide multi-layered information ...

3 years ago | October 2, 2016

Chinese yuan joins IMF’s basket

China’s yuan joins the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies on Saturday in a milestone for the ...

Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa on Friday rejected a proposal to allow “prayers of blessing” to be offered for ...

3 years ago | September 18, 2016

Desmond Tutu in hospital

Desmond Tutu is re-admitted to hospital as a precaution after his surgical wound began showing signs of infection, ...

Nigeria fights Boko Haram

Soldiers from Niger and Chad have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during operations that followed attacks by the Nigerian ...

Russia cancels space launch

Russia yesterday cancelled a planned manned space launch expected in one week due to “technical reasons,” giving no ...

Congo’s elections in limbo

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

3 years ago | August 11, 2016

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 be a two-horse race ...

3 years ago | August 7, 2016

ANC leads in SA polls

RESIDENTS of the City of Johannesburg will be the last to know who will govern their city as the IEC announces the ...

3 years ago | July 17, 2016

Why China rejects maritime dispute ruling

The following are remarks by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the Award of the So-called Arbitral Tribunal in the ...