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Nine die in Guinea protests

Nine protesters were killed this week in Guinea during demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek...

Reporters investigating Russian mercenaries threatened

Russian journalists investigating the activities of a secretive group of Russian mercenaries in Africa and the Middle East were subject to physical threats and...

Japan donates patrol boats to Kenya

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Japan has donated 17 patrol boats to Kenya to help the East African country improve maritime security. The boats were handed over to the Maritime...

Commercial agriculture supports revamped rural safety plan

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The Transvaal Agricultural Union (TAU) was part of consultations and deliberations to make the just relaunched SA Police Service (SAPS) rural safety strategy a...

Zuma trial postponed

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The trial of former President Jacob Zuma has been postponed to 4 February next year. The former president faces charges of corruption, money laundering and...

Journalist detained in Algeria

A court in Algeria ordered the detention of a journalist and activist on charges of “undermining the morale of the army”, according to a...

ISS: How is Africa dealing with young extremists?

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What do African societies do when they suspect their children of being terrorists – or when their young extremists give up their guns and...

SANParks sees successes against poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has arrested six suspected poachers since the beginning of the month and confiscated three firearms. SANParks said it confiscated three...

Big blow to counterfeit goods in Gauteng

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A law enforcement operation dealt a heavy blow to the sale of counterfeit goods in Gauteng. Authorities removed fake merchandise including shoe polish, razor blades,...

French citizen dies in Tunisia knife attack

An attacker killed a French citizen and wounded a soldier with a knife in northern Tunisia state media quoted the Interior Ministry as saying....

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...