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Simon Allison

The Tanzania Albinism Collective

“My parents abandoned me, because I look the way I do. They said I’m not their child”

Droughts, floods to plague Nile

More extreme variations between wet and dry seasons will make life harder for Egypt’s farmers

No, Kenya has not warned against travel to South Africa

A travel advisory is official advice from governments to their citizens, warning of specific dangers of travelling to certain countries.

Chibok girls release is good news, just when Buhari needs it most

Buhari has been ill for most of this year, drastically cutting back his official schedule. This was one event he could not afford to miss

Treason season in Southern Africa

Across the region, governments are cracking down on political opposition, and treason charges are the leaders’ weapon of choice

Zambian opposition leaders detained in ‘filthy, unimaginable’ conditions

“Any detainee will attest to the fact that the conditions are quite deplorable”

Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola

So far, an estimated 12 300 people have made the perilous journey to safety on foot, fleeing deepening conflict in Kasai province

United Nations ignore horrific attack on aid workers and expatriates in South Sudan

The effect of a brutal assault in juba and the peacekeeper's failure sends a message that international assistance is too dangerous

Oscar Pistorius faces immediate return to jail today

Court will decide this morning whether athlete must return to prison or if he will be granted bail until sentencing hearing.

Attacks on migrants show failure to stem racial tension

Rumours of an "Arab man" committing murders led to the destruction of foreign national-owned shops in Grahamstown.

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