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4 years ago | April 19, 2015

Govt, UN start SA repatriations

Kuda Bwititi in Harare and Trust Matsilele in Johannesburg The United Nations Development Programme has released US$100 ...

Zim professionals live in SA fear

Savious Kwinika in Durban Expatriate teachers, particularly Zimbabweans, are fleeing KwaZulu-Natal following the ...

More cops deployed to Afrophobic violence hotspots

More than 30 people were arrested overnight, as attacks on foreign nationals continued in informal settlements and the ...

4 years ago | April 15, 2015

XENOPHOBIA: SA cops, goons in street battles as five foreigners die

Bulawayo Bureau SOUTH African police fought running battles with hundreds of locals armed with knobkerries, pangas and ...

Five dead from Xenophobic violence in South Africa

Hundreds forced to flee their homes amid unrest that has killed two foreigners and three South Africans, including a ...

4 years ago | April 12, 2015

Clinton to launch US$2,5b campaign

The prolonged prologue to Hillary Rodham Clinton’s second run for the White House will reach its suspense-less ...

Nigerians return to the polls

Polling stations opened across Nigeria yesterday for gubernatorial and state assembly elections, two weeks after a ...

President Zuma warns against defacing statues

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has spoken out for the first time about the defacing of apartheid-era statues, ...

NIGERIA: To the victor the toils . . . Low oil prices reveal ...

THE shelves of the Visible Difference corner-shop are half empty, where once they were weighed down with oil, biscuits ...

4 years ago | April 8, 2015

LIVE UPDATE: SA state visit officially begins

Live updates from Mabasa Sasa in  TSHWANE, South Africa President Mugabe’s state visit to South Africa has ...

WORLD NEWS: White American policeman charged with murdering ...

(Reuters) – A white South Carolina police officer was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday after a video ...

4 years ago | April 5, 2015

Bomb blasts rock Egypt

CAIRO – Two bombs exploded in Cairo’s residential Imbaba district yesterday, causing no casualties, Egypt’s Al ...

Germanwings co-pilot increased speed as jet went down

PARIS – The pilot at the controls of a Germanwings jet that crashed in the French Alps accelerated the plane into ...

WORLD BUSINESS: Chinese dragon roars across Europe

“ITALIAN industrial policy is now made in Beijing,” lamented Romano Prodi, a former Italian prime minister, on March 23rd.