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Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Reuters reporters to face Myanmar trial for 'breaking' secrecy law
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law during their reporting of a Rohingya massacre must face trial, a judge...
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency
Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want....
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
SA must help resolve Burundi’s crisis
The resolution of Burundi’s protracted civil war was a milestone in African politics, highlighting regional leaders’ ability and determination...
Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know
Arsenal has a new shirt sponsor: Rwanda. The Rwandan Development Board has inked a deal with the famous English football club, who from next season...
Activist murder reveals Joburg street cameras are "turned off"
Activist murder reveals Joburg street cameras are "turned off"
The City of Johannesburg has denied allegations from South African Police Service (Saps) officials that the CCTV cameras in the city have not been...
Syrian army claims to have retaken rebel-held Ghouta
Syrian army claims to have retaken rebel-held Ghouta
The Syrian army has declared that all anti-regime forces have left Eastern Ghouta, after a blistering two month offensive on the rebel enclave on...
The high price of cigarettes
The high price of cigarettes
By now, we all know that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. But it can also be bad for the health of the people that make those cigarettes...
Doctors shouldn’t define the norm
Doctors shouldn’t define the norm
On October 26 1996, a small group of activists picketed outside an American Academy of Paediatrics conference in Boston to draw attention to the...
Constantia leaves bitter aftertaste
Constantia leaves bitter aftertaste
Grand Constance, Groot Constantia’s flagship wine, is rumoured to have been Napoleon Bonaparte’s wine of choice during his time on St Helena....
Lend children with disabilities a hand
Lend children with disabilities a hand
When President Cyril Ramaphosa presented his first State of the Nation address in Parliament on February 16, he called up the memory of the...
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
There are better ways for SA to assist South Sudan than military cooperation
John Guangwap Thiep was asleep when South Sudanese soldiers burst into his home in Mayom county in July 2016, determined to snatch him away from...
Rights groups decry Kenya's television shutdown
Rights groups decry Kenya's television shutdown
Rights groups on Wednesday criticised the Kenya government's move to block live coverage of a mock inauguration by the opposition as a "violation"...

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