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​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
​South Sudanese journalists face threats as political violence escalates
Amid the return of conflict in South Sudan, media veteran and former BBC correspondent Alfred Taban was arrested on July 16 by National Security...
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control
South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
​Rains and conflict will make bids to control South Sudan's cholera outbreak harder
In the wake of renewed violence and insecurity, South Sudan is now also facing a cholera outbreak. But many aid agencies are working with diminished staff and supplies, which could severely hamper efforts to control the epidemic....
The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice
The world must oppose genocide and other atrocities and ensure justice
Inside the courtrooms of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and in local communities, we are hearing the voices of those who have survived...
Camp closure is next health crisis
Camp closure is next health crisis
Sitting in a shelter made of branches and torn fabric, Amina cradles a small boy on her lap. The child is listless and shockingly thin. He is...
Zuma's silence on Africa draws ire
Zuma's silence on Africa draws ire
Questions have been asked about why the ANC left out mentioning African countries by name in its January 8 statement, which was delivered by...
World leaders hope to secure Ukrainian peace deal
World leaders hope to secure Ukrainian peace deal
Fighting between pro-Moscow separatists and government forces in Ukraine has killed at least 45 people in the past 24 hours, Kiev officials and rebel...
Russia warns Nato, US over Ukraine membership
Russia warns Nato, US over Ukraine membership
Russia's foreign minister warned Nato not to offer Ukraine membership of the alliance as it gathered for a summit on Thursday, and told the United...
[Slideshow]Journalists under fire
[Slideshow]Journalists under fire
Journalists in conflict zones risk their lives to cover the most fraught corners of the globe. We pay tribute to some of those killed, injured and kidnapped.
[Podcast]Mandla or Makaziwe: Who is the big Mandela chief?
[Podcast]Mandla or Makaziwe: Who is the big Mandela chief?
There's high drama at the Mandela household. Where does Mandla get his power, and can Makaziwe overrule him? We explain on this week's M&G Newsroom.
Mahmood Mamdani: Legal Band-Aid not for deep wounds
Mahmood Mamdani: Legal Band-Aid not for deep wounds
Mahmood Mamdani’s book Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Colonialism (1995) is now viewed as one of the key...
Optimism obscures the harsh reality in Africa
Optimism obscures the harsh reality in Africa
Africa may be "rising" on the back of strong economic growth but, away from the bullish headlines and investor excitement, many people...

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