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Baby Awa: The miracle baby born on a boat fleeing Mozambique’s violence

More than 300 000 people in the north of the country have been displaced by militants who ransack villages and then burn them down.

Mozambique: Why natural resource finds are more than just a curse

Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery

Finding Rhapta, East Africa’s lost Roman-era city

Forgotten by history, the ancient city of Rhapta is among Africa’s most enduring archaeological mysteries

Ferry sinks off Zanzibar, number of dead unknown

A ferry sank overnight between two islands in the Zanzibar archipelago, off Tanzania, and a number of people are feared dead, a minister says.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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