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Zim police detain Mawarire in wake of protests

​Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown

MPs seek end of captive lion trophy hunting in SA

Campaigns to ban the importation of captive-bred lion trophies have gathered steam in Australia, France, The Netherlands and the US in recent years

South African lion cubs conceived artificially in world first

Lions are extinct in 26 African countries, and numbers in the wild have plummeted 43% over the last two decades, with roughly only 20 000 left

Botswana fights claims of elephant poaching spree

Elephants Without Borders claimed two weeks ago that it had discovered at least 87 elephant carcasses during a routine aerial survey

End nears for Mugabe as ruling party turns against him

Mugabe remains in office but now faces overwhelming opposition from the generals, much of the Zimbabwean public and from his own party.

Talks to end Amcu miners’ strike collapse

Talks aimed at ending a six-week platinum miners' strike has fallen apart after producers rejected a revised wage demand.

Rights groups fear Zim pre-election crackdown

Rights groups have voiced fears that Zimbabwean authorities would launch a crackdown on rights activists ahead of a referendum and the 2013 elections.

Gold Fields evicts workers as mining strike spreads

Gold Fields has begun evicting thousands of its striking workers from company dormitories as work stoppages spread to more gold and platinum mines.

Lonmin tragedy lays bare violent inter-union rivalry in SA

The killing of 44 people during the violent strike at Lonmin mines has highlighted the depth of internal politics between mining unions NUM and Amcu.

Small change sparks fights in coin-starved Zimbabwe

Hyperinflation forced Zimbabwe to trash its local currency three years ago, but this has created a surprising new headache: a lack of coins.

Put down the cigarette and come out with your hands up

For the second time in five years, health authorities try to amend legislation to make it even harder for smokers to indulge in their habit.

Jonathan heads for victory in Nigeria vote

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan headed for victory on Monday in the country's elections, with official results giving him a commanding lead.

Nigeria to vote for president in bid for true democracy

Nigeria votes for a president on Saturday in what may be a historic moment for Africa's most populous nation as it bids to end years of rigging.

Fela Kuti’s cousin carries on a lonely struggle in Nigeria

After years of furthering her family's tradition of activism, Yemisi Ransome-Kuti decided to take her struggle to the campaign trail.

West African leaders under pressure over Côte d’Ivoire

West African leaders met in a summit on Wednesday under pressure to take action over Côte d'Ivoire.

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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

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

​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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