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Ethiopia-Somalia reminisce on bloody history

Centuries on, memories of Imam Ahmad Gragn still haunt Ethiopia and Somalia, echoing the bloody history that still ripples across the Horn of Africa.

ICC warns Saif al-Islam against fleeing

The International Criminal Court said on Saturday Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was in contact through intermediaries about surrendering for trial.

Libya’s new rulers contend with pro-Gaddafi district

The armed men wearing the colours of Libya's new government are everywhere as they train guns on Tripoli's most pro-Gaddafi neighbourhood.

Tripoli celebrates capture of Gaddafi’s son

Celebratory bursts of gunfire and fireworks have lit up the skies over Tripoli as word spreads that Muammar Gaddafi's son Mo'tassim has been captured.

Horn of Africa aid caravan too late

Parts of Africa are doomed to a never-ending cycle of ignored early warnings and emergency feeding -- rather than a transition to self-sufficiency.

Ugandan opposition leader detained for fourth time

Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye was dragged from his car by police on Thursday and thrown into a pick-up truck, witnesses said.

Gbagbo ‘likely to seek refuge in SA’

South Africa is a likely safe haven for Côte d'Ivoire's besieged Laurent Gbagbo should he negotiate an exit from his country, AU sources say.

Uganda’s Museveni on verge of huge poll victory

Veteran Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, in power since 1986, edged closer on Sunday to a resounding victory in a presidential election.

Somalia overshadows original theme of AU summit

An African Union summit in Uganda is this week being dominated by the Somali crisis.

African nations divided over al-Bashir genocide charge

African countries are divided about whether they should arrest Sudan's president on suspicion of genocide, diplomats at a summit said on Sunday.

Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election

Ethiopia's main opposition group on Tuesday filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to re-run elections.

Thousands celebrate Ethiopia election landslide win

Thousands of supporters streamed into a square in Ethiopia's capital on Tuesday to celebrate a peaceful election win for Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

US, Ethiopia spar over Voice of America broadcasts

US-funded broadcaster Voice of America's local Amharic language service in Ethiopia will be blocked because it is destabilising the country.

Ethiopia PM willing to meet long-time Eritrean enemy

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said he is willing to meet Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki despite more than 10 years of bitter words.

AU imposes sanctions on Madagascar

The AU has imposed sanctions on Madagascar's President, Andry Rajoelina, and 108 other people in the Indian Ocean island.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story