Timeline: How Zimbabwe's 'coup' unfolded
Robert Mugabe insists he is still in power despite a military takeover and a rising clamour for him to quit.



Eskom board was in awe of Brian Molefe after he fixed load shedding
Venete Klein, a former Eskom board member said the board thought Brian Molefe was the best person for the job as chief executive.


Third ANC offical gunned down in KZN region
​A delegate to the ANC national conference in December has been murdered in what appears to be the latest political assassination in KwaZulu-Natal

M&G Africa

At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
There have been no claims of responsibility for the suicide bombing, although authorities believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible


Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking
A vulnerability map could help assess the risks associated with fracking and groundwater which around 300 towns depend on in South Africa's Karoo


Toilet into which Michael Komape fell was carelessly maintained, court hears
​Mehlodumela Primary School began asking for new toilets from the Limpopo department of education six years before Komape fell into the pit toilet


Zuma vows government will continue supporting embattled SAA
Former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni and six board members were sacked from the board last month.


Germany in political turmoil as coalition talks fail
With no other viable coalition in sight, Germany may be forced to hold new elections that risk being as inconclusive as September's polls.


#LifeEsidimeni: This official may have just thrown Mahlangu under the bus
Suspended head of Gauteng health Barney Selebano's court bid to avoid testifying at the ongoing arbitration could keep him off the stand for months.

Arts & Culture

On travelling alone across the black Atlantic
Brazil might have all the trappings of a new place, but the spectre of slavery makes it feel familiar


Absence makes Man Utd grow fonder for Pogba
He does not yet share team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic's cult status, but the Frenchman's display on his comeback from injury showed his importance

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