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Heavy Rains and Floods Displace Hundreds of Thousands in East Africa

Heavy rains and floods have killed more than 50 people and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes across East Africa as...
Humankind's ancestral 'homeland' pinpointed in Botswana

Humankind’s Ancestral ‘Homeland’ Pinpointed in Botswana

A large ancient wetlands region spanning northern Botswana - once teeming with life but now dominated by desert and salt flats - may represent...

South Africa Grounds Air Zimbabwe Jetliner Over Debt

South Africa's state-run airports management company said on Thursday it had suspended Zimbabwe's debt-strapped national airline from using the country's airports over unpaid landing...

BREAKING: Outrage as Zimbabwe Exports Over 30 Baby Elephants to Chinese...

Animal Rights campaigners have expressed outrage and "heartbreak" at the news that today more than 30 wild-caught baby elephants - held captive for nearly...
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More than 100 Elephants Die in Botswana in Suspected Anthrax Outbreak

GABORONE - More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government...
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Morocco and South Africa Cosy Up After 15 Years of Iciness

Two of Africa's largest economies and its two biggest tourist destinations, South Africa and Morocco, put the official stamp on the re-establishment of diplomatic...
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Mortar Bombs Strike Somalia’s Mogadishu Airport Injuring Six

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - At least three mortar bombs were fired on Sunday at Mogadishu’s international airport, injuring at least six people in the compound...
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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime...

SA Playing its Part to Curb Maritime Crime

South Africa says it is actively playing its part to combat transnational organised maritime crime, while remaining committed to combating lawlessness at sea. Ambassador Mxolisi...

President Ramaphosa Named 2018 Newsmaker of the Year

The National Press Club has named President Cyril Ramaphosa as the 2018 Newsmaker of the Year. This annual award, hosted by the National Press Club...


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