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    Assassination pushes Burundi to the brink
    Assassination pushes Burundi to the brink
    Burundi is edging ever closer to a return to civil war with tit-for-tat killings and arbitrary arrests adding to an escalation in political...
    Djibouti opposition leader vindicated
    Djibouti opposition leader vindicated
    The London high court this week ruled against the government of Djibouti in what Justice Julian Flaux said was a “political” case against the...
    Ordinary people making the extraordinary happen
    Ordinary people making the extraordinary happen
    Haile Gebrselassie
    Student union takes Mugabe to court
    Student union takes Mugabe to court
    The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) said they also want clarification on the doctorate awarded to Vice-President Joice Mujuru,...
    Ten things about porn in the USA
    Ten things about porn in the USA
    1. Canada-based porn site PornHub, one of the three biggest in the world, recently released data showing the top search terms for each state in the...
    Ten things about berets
    Ten things about berets
    1.  Malema's use of the beret indicates that he is in political-activist mode, as opposed to, say, wearing a purple suit, which would...
    Literary Festival 2013: The authors
    Literary Festival 2013: The authors
    Meet the authors and the sessions they will be featured in. Click here to book and for session times...
    The ten things about The Man Booker Prize longlist
    The ten things about The Man Booker Prize longlist
    1.  The winner, to be named on October 15, gets £50 000.
    Ten things about the Bin Laden report
    Ten things about the Bin Laden report
    1. The “Bin Laden report” or “Abbottabad report” is the result of an investigation by a commission appointed by the...
    Numsa responds
    Numsa responds
    Edited allegations and responses follow.
    Ten things about surveillance
    Ten things about surveillance
    1. . It was first used in English in the 1800s.
    SPIKE: Ten things about June 16 1976
    SPIKE: Ten things about June 16 1976
    1. This year, it falls on a Sunday, so Monday June 17 becomes a public holiday.