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Burundi’s poll exacts brutal toll
Burundi’s poll exacts brutal toll
When a farmer in a drought-stricken province of northern Burundi was asked to give seven kilogrammes of beans and maize to members of the ruling...
Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director
Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director
Israel was set to expel the country director of Human Rights Watch on Monday after a lengthy court battle over claims he supports a boycott of the...
'Killing without any reason': Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry
'Killing without any reason': Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry
For decades, herders in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley have relied on guns to fend off rivals as well as hyenas and lions roaming the forests and...
Mozambique braces for high stakes poll
Mozambique braces for high stakes poll
It seems the most dangerous political activity in Africa is attending the Mozambican president’s campaign rallies.
Cameroon's anglophone conflict goes back 100 years
Cameroon's anglophone conflict goes back 100 years
Cameroon is plagued by near-daily clashes between security forces and anglophone separatists that can be traced back to its split between Britain...
Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt
Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt
Nearly 2 000 people were arrested in Egypt this week. Their crime? Daring to protest against the country’s military government. The act of...
Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal
Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal
Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a...
Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir
Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir
With communication lines down, residents can’t call ambulances or schedule operations. Now doctors are warning that critical medication...
Violence exacts huge toll on lives and a R1bn loss in the freight sector
Violence exacts huge toll on lives and a R1bn loss in the freight sector
Thirty-seven-year-old Charles Ntini was shot and killed while driving a truck on the N12 last month.
Scores arrested in looting, xenophobic protests
Scores arrested in looting, xenophobic protests
South African police on Monday arrested dozens of people following widespread looting and protests in the transport industry linked to a wave of...
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
The mine in Kabwe was abandoned a quarter of a century ago. But in this Zambian town, population 223 000, the scars of a century of largely...
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
Bid to clean Africa’s most toxic town
The mine in Kabwe was abandoned a quarter of a century ago. But in this Zambian town, population 223 000, the scars of a century of largely...

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