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Malema tells EFF supporters to seize white-owned land, defying court

The EFF leader appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court to face charges of inciting his supporters to take over land in 2014.

Cabinet asks Zuma to launch inquiry into the closure of Oakbay’s bank accounts

The banks' decision was influenced by 'potentially reckless media statements' about the Gupta family, says inter-ministerial team.

ANC considers holding an early conference to replace its top leadership

The meeting is scheduled to take place in December 2017, but party officials say they may need more time to prepare for the 2019 national elections.

Herman Mashaba elected Johannesburg mayor, marking the end of ANC rule in the city

The DA has reshaped the political landscape of South Africa following victories in Tshwane and Johannesburg.

Trials of Kenya’s leaders threaten to reopen old wounds

For the International Criminal Court, the first trial involving a sitting president is its biggest test to date.

Kenya: Fears of another violent election

Alliances forged by Kenya's presidential contenders are lining up a repeat of a ethnic-based contest that exploded in the 2007 vote.

Deep Read: Kenya’s coast is far from clear

The separatist campaign on Kenya's coast taps into deep local grievances over land ownership and employment being in the hands of outsiders.

Bomb blast kills 10 in Kenya

At least ten people were killed in grenade attacks on Sunday at two churches in Garissa, a town in northern Kenya.

One killed in grenade attack on Kenya church

At least one person was killed when a grenade was thrown into a Nairobi church on Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks in Kenya.

Kenyans will go to the polls in March, 2013

Kenya's electoral commission has announced on Saturday that the country's next presidential elections will be on March 4 2013.

Kenya’s presidential candidates to face ICC

Kenya's presidential hopefuls are amongst a group of people called by the ICC to stand trial for ordering rapes and murders after a disputed election.

Kenya’s tribunal on violence ‘doomed’

Kenya's elite would subvert any local tribunal that attempted to try post-election violence suspects, says the country's 'Iron Lady', Martha Karua.

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