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Boko Haram exports reign of terror

The militant group is said to have invaded Cameroonian towns, sparking fears that it is expanding into neighbouring countries.

Hunt for habitable planets hots up

The discovery of 55 Cancri e means ground-based telescopes could be used to find new "super-Earths".

Beyonce new album rumours get quashed

Following rumours that Beyonce would release a second surprise album, her representative says the US singer will release a boxset of her 2013 album.

Sudanese woman spared death sentence for apostasy arrives in Italy

Meriam Ibrahim, whose death sentence was overturned after international outcry, has arrived with her husband and two children in Italy.

Great soul: Bobby Womack dies at 70

The soul artist who worked with musicians such as Sam Cooke, Damon Albarn and Gorillaz has died after a career spanning nearly six decades.

US student rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany

A young American in Tübingen had to be rescued by 22 firefighters after getting trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina.

Abdullah and Ghani on course for runoff vote in Afghanistan polls

The first snapshot of the Afghanistan elections puts the pair of ex-ministers in the lead. But two minority candidates could decide the final result.

Butterflies save themselves from extinction

The Quino checkerspot butterfly has saved itself from extinction by shifting to a higher altitude and picking a new species of plant for laying eggs.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: A deeply pleasurable immersion

Wes Anderson's staggeringly realised hotel of secret passion is an exhilarating and intelligent drama.

Vogue’s longtime editor Beatrix Miller dies at 90

Beatrix Miller, the imperturbable editor of British "Vogue" who chronicled the swinging 1960s with wit and a sense of adventure, has died.

Egypt’s prime minister, Cabinet resign

After weeks of mounting criticism, Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy has announced the resignation of Egypt's interim Cabinet.

Poor still losing out in African boom

Inequality on the continent has grown in the past decade as tax systems have failed to redistribute wealth, says Christian Aid.

Glitter king Bowie becomes oldest Brit Awards recipient

The old guard outshone new kids on the block as veteran star David Bowie used his Brit awards appearance to plead with Scotland not to leave the UK.

Sudan: Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery

An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.

Hundreds of Eritreans enslaved in torture camps in Sudan, Egypt

A report says state authorities have either turned a blind eye or colluded with perpetrators in the kidnapping and abuse of Eritrean refugees.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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