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4 weeks ago | November 15, 2018

Theresa May on the brink

Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting for her political life as a growing revolt from within her own party threatens to ...

SA plods ahead with land reform

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging ahead with plans to amend the constitution to make it ...

1 month ago | November 7, 2018

Africa enjoying oil boom

Africa is finally seeing the benefits from the recovery in crude prices as companies ramp up drilling from Algeria to Namibia.

2 months ago | October 19, 2018

Exxon looks to Southern and West Africa for big oil find

Kevin Crowley Exxon Mobil Corp is targeting western and southern Africa for the world’s next big oil bonanza as the ...

11 months ago | January 31, 2018

Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital

JOHANNESBURG.— South Africa South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was discharged from hospital ...

Kenya’s Raila Odinga swears self as president

NAIROBI. — Kenyan authorities suspended television and radio stations yesterday as supporters of opposition leader Raila ...

1 year ago | November 19, 2017

High praise for ZDF in SA

Pretoria — Zimbabweans gathered in Pretoria on Saturday to demand the removal of President Mugabe praised their ...

Da Vinci painting sells for US$450m

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for US$450,3 million in New York, blazing a new ...

Trump reverses Zim elephants plan

Matt Pearce In a surprise move, the Trump administration will suspend its recent decision to allow hunters to bring ...

Funeral for 26 Nigerian drowning victims

Salerno — Italy held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned while trying to cross the ...

Zuma backs the people

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday the African region was committed to supporting “the people of ...

Belgium seeks Catalonia leader exit

A prosecutor has requested the former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont be extradited to Spain.

1 year ago | November 12, 2017

Love thy orphan

Romans were the first people to start orphanages in 400 AD.

Vatican ceases to sell cigarettes

CONCERNED by the damage caused by smoking, Pope Francis has banned the sale of cigarettes in Vatican City State.