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Joshua Howat Berger

Leftist ‘AMLO’ sweeps to Mexican presidency

Sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won 53% of the vote, according to an official projection of the results

DRC election results expected as Kabila shows lead

DRC President Joseph Kabila has a lead over top challenger Etienne Tshisekedi, with election officials due to name a winner amid fears of violence.

Opposition takes early lead in Zambia elections

Opposition leader Michael Sata has taken an early lead over President Banda in Zambia's elections -- but the contest is tight and too close to call.

Mining boom, corruption take centre stage in Zambia poll

President Rupiah Banda hopes Zambia's mining boom will propel him to re-election on Tuesday over main opposition leader Michael Sata.

SADC: How are we behaving?

Southern African leaders opened a summit in Angola on Wednesday under pressure to address growing regional unrest.

Malawi risks becoming next Zim, says protest leader

Malawi risks going down the same road as regional basket case Zimbabwe, said the leader of recent anti-government protests that left 19 dead.

Albert and Charlene to shell out the clams at Oyster Box

It's a venue fit for a prince and princess: a hotel famous for its sweeping views of the ocean and a presidential suite that lists for R50 000.

For many in Thokoza, ‘it’s still a shitty life’

The brutal fighting between the ANC and the IFP has ended, but other than that the place in Thokoza where Greg Marinovich was shot hasn't changed.

Michelle Obama drops in on Madiba

US First Lady Michelle Obama met Nelson Mandela at his home on Tuesday in a rare visit for the ageing icon.

Ex-president vows Madagascar return despite warnings

Madagascar's exiled former president, Marc Ravalomanana, vowed on Wednesday to return to the island despite the army and police warning against it.

SADC exerts pressure on Mugabe to reform

Southern African leaders on Sunday pressured Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to make democratic reforms ahead of new elections.

Zim summit charts course toward elections

Southern African leaders met to discuss a plan to guide Zimbabwe toward elections, a debate that has cast light on the battle within Zanu-PF.

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