SAA staff on strike three weeks after flights resume

SAA emerged from a 17-month business rescue this year with hundreds of jobs slashed and a fleet slimmed from 46 to six planes.

Opposition victory likely in Malawi

The presidential election is a rerun of last year's Mvote, which was overturned by the top court

Kane hopes to feature if and when Premier League returns

The footballer has been sidelined since suffering a torn hamstring tendon in Tottenham’s New Year’s Day defeat at Southampton.

China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the Chinese city at the centre of a...

Even in best case scenario, oceans will rise dramatically

The sea level can be expected to rise by at least a metre by 2300 in the unlikely event greenhouse gas emissions fall to zero in the next 11 years

Guinea opposition leaders jailed

Rights group criticised the ruling, saying “no one should be detained for having organised or called for a peaceful demonstration”.

Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria

Islamic militants released US journalist Peter Theo Curtis on Sunday, less than a week after grisly footage emerged of the execution of James Foley.

Typhoon Haiyan survivors die in rice warehouse stampede

Eight people were crushed to death when a crowd of survivors from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines stormed a government rice store, says an official.

Malala Yousafzai tells world leaders to send books, not guns

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen shot by the Taliban for championing girls' education, has pleaded at the UN to make teaching a priority.

Kenya: Search on for booby-traps at Westgate mall

Explosives experts are searching for possible booby-traps in the wreckage of Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall after a four-day bloodbath.

Snowden still in airport limbo as US pressures Moscow

Edward Snowden has awaited permission to leave the Moscow airport, as the US turned up the heat on Russia to send him back home.

Army clashes with mutineers in DRC

The army in Democratic Republic of Congo has engaged in heavy fighting in Nord-Kivu province with mutineers.

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