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2 years ago | October 2, 2016

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 ...

2 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 ...

3 years ago | August 21, 2016

Lasting peace beckons for Mozambicans?

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Antonio Emilio Leite Couto, better known as Mia Couto, is a white Mozambican writer and winner of ...

Sadc turns to energy investment

Joseph Ngwawi Southern African leaders are expected to discuss measures to mobilise resources for developing energy ...

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 | May 22, 2016

Brewers: More foam, less beer

LAST October the world’s largest beer group, AB InBev, announced it was going to make a bid for the world’s ...

3 years ago | May 19, 2016

EgyptAir flight MS804 to Cairo disappears from radar

EgyptAir flight 804 travelling from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 56 passengers and 10 crew members on ...

3 years ago | May 15, 2016

Egypt becomes continent’s second biggest economy

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

Billions of rand unclaimed in Sa mines

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

3 years ago | May 8, 2016

US polls: A view from the other side

Sharmine Narwani “Who else is willing to put the brakes on Nato, disengage from lousy alliances, hook up with Putin and ...

3 years ago | April 10, 2016

Africa discovers downside of foreign borrowing

TEN years ago African bonds were a rare sight. Of all the countries south of the Sahara, only South Africa had ever sold ...