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Family wants clarity on SANDF soldier killed in friendly fire in the DRC

Corporal Simanga Khuselo join the peacekeeping mission in the DRC to save money to build his family a home

Roads decimate West Africa’s chimpanzee population

The species face mounting pressure from roads and infrastructure development in Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone

South Africa gets major investment to treat Covid-19, TB, cancer, and HIV

President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomed the investment, noting that it ‘is a leapfrog to cutting edge technology’

Mining industry vaccinates over 200 000 workers, mandatory vaccination not on the cards for now

Minerals Council aims to get 80% of its workforce vaccinated by November

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Gas giant spreads misinformation on oxygen plants in Namibia

An investigation exposed how Afrox charges N$510 to refill a cylinder containing 1 400 litres of oxygen, enough to help a severely ill Covid-19 patient breathe for about two hours

Africa in brief: 11-18 September

Your Africa updates: What happened on the continent this past week

Nigeria’s military crackdown puts squeeze on bandit gangs

Nigeria has launched military campaigns against bandits in the northwest before and even sought amnesty deals to coax them to abandon hideouts deep in the region's vast forests.

Shoprite among firms that failed in Africa, Europe, Australia

Corporate South Africa is feeling the Covid-19 pinch. But is there space for growth domestically?

FNB, Investec exposed to R6.3m scam

Administrators at First National Bank are accused of duping Investec out of millions of rand.

SAA takes to the skies again after 18 months grounded

After an 18-month hiatus, the national carrier has done away with major routes that would have required it to use much larger fleets

ActionSA wants pro-poor, business-friendly metros

Branding itself as a corruption busting party, ActionSA said it will establish dedicated independent forensics units in each of its municipalities, with the mandate to investigate all potential corrupt activities

‘We are focused on the local government elections,’ ANC tells employees after three months with no salary

The organisation has sent another letter to staff members saying that salaries for July, August and September will not be paid on 25 September

NPA accuses Zuma’s legal team of trying for a new start of stay application

Judge Piet Koen is expected to rule in late October on the former president’s latest stab at acquittal on corruption charges stemming from the arms deal

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International Day of Sign Languages: South African sign language must be promoted

The Schools Act considers South African sign language as an official language for the purposes of learning in a public school

Security beefed up at Philippi school where teacher was killed

‘He was like a loving father,’ says community member of murdered teacher in Philippi, Western Cape

Matric exam timetable changes to accommodate elections

Moving the national senior certificate exams forward also allows matrics who are old enough to cast their ballots on 1 November

Boks bank on experience against All Blacks

The world champions must win with a bonus point in Townsville on Saturday to keep their slender Rugby Championship hopes alive

‘Stadiums are our second homes’: Sport’s vaccine incentive

Fans are desperate to return but authorities in the sector have shown little appetite to tackle difficult questions

Nijel Amos’ spirit not dampened by Tokyo setback

The Botswana middle-distance runner suffered an injury in qualifiers and could not make a podium finish in the finals. Though gutted, he is hard at work again and hopes to do better in the next Games

Kremlin says European court’s ruling on Litvinenko killing is ‘unfounded’

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Russia was "responsible" for the 2006 killing of dissident agent Alexander Litvinenko

Make Brazil great again: Bolsonaro’s right-wing policies are not the trump

To understand more about what’s going on in South America’s most populous country, and what might happen next, The Continent spoke to João Bosco Monte, the head of the Brazil Africa Institute

9/11: It’s all I’ve ever known

Aaron White was six years old in New York City when the Towers fell. For the lucky ones, life just moved on

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