Zimbabwe lawmakers begin historic debate on Mugabe impeachment
Legal experts say impeachment could take weeks and be subject to court appeals.



Zuma, Angolan president head to Zimbabwe on behalf of SADC
​SADC has decided that President Zuma and Angolan President Joao Lourenco will travel to Zimbabwe to meet stakeholders and assess the situation


Final push for ANC branches to nominate leaders as some miss deadline
ANC branches were given until Sunday to hold meetings, with secretary general Gwede Mantashe warning that there would not be any extensions.

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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