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Shiraaz Mohamed's family distances itself from NGO's deal claim
Shiraaz Mohamed's family distances itself from NGO's deal claim
The family of missing South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, have broken their silence, expressing concerns over claims made by a Cape...
Invest in local people to build their resilience
Invest in local people to build their resilience
I have been coming to Southern Africa and witnessing many changes here for more than three decades. My first visit coincided with those heady days...
Sri Lankan troops seize more Tiger bases
Sri Lankan troops seize more Tiger bases
Sri Lankan troops on Friday captured more Tamil Tiger bases, including a camp of the rebel leader's security unit, as UN chief Ban Ki-moon raised...
Health crisis in Iraq
Health crisis in Iraq
Millions of Iraqis still do not have clean water and medical care, the International Committee of the Red Cross said recently in a report. It said...
Bangladesh storm toll nears 3 000
Bangladesh storm toll nears 3 000
Nearly four days after Bangladesh's worst cyclone since 1991 killed at least 2 350 people, rescuers were struggling to reach some devastated...
Cyclone toll 'may be as high as 10 000'
Cyclone toll 'may be as high as 10 000'
Grieving survivors and rescuers picked through the rubble left in the wake of a super cyclone that battered Bangladesh as the death toll reached...
Taliban causing Afghan aid crisis, says UN
Taliban causing Afghan aid crisis, says UN
The United Nations on Monday demanded that the Taliban stop killing aid workers and looting aid convoys so that emergency supplies can reach...
African deluge brings misery to millions
African deluge brings misery to millions
The small plane banks steeply to the east and the extent of the floods in the low-lying Teso region of Uganda become clear: kilometre upon...
Nigerian oil rebels demand proof leader is alive
Nigerian oil rebels demand proof leader is alive
A rebel group from Nigeria's oil producing Niger Delta demanded on Wednesday that lawyers, relatives and the Red Cross be allowed to see their...
Al-Jazeera cameraman returns from Guantánamo
Al-Jazeera cameraman returns from Guantánamo
A Sudanese cameraman with the Arab satellite news channel al-Jazeera on Friday accused US authorities of insulting Islamic symbols on his return...
Worse to come in flooded Malawi
Worse to come in flooded Malawi
Rising flood waters devastating crops, livestock and infrastructure across half the coutry and menacing more than 73 000 Malawians are going...
BBC: Refugee camps for migrants
BBC: Refugee camps for migrants
Seven refugee camps are to be set up around the country for foreigners who have fled xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the BBC website reported on Wednesday....

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