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Record South African rhino horn haul in Hong Kong

Hong Kong customs seized a record 40 kg of rhino horns worth around US$1 million from Johannesburg en route to Vietnam, the latest bust...

Death sentence for former Kenya police officer

A Kenyan court sentenced a former senior police officer to death for killing a detainee in his custody, one of the harshest punishments over...

Derna residents look to a better future

With artillery fire rumbling in the distance, Derna residents gathered at a street-side caf to discuss the future of their city, long a jihadist...

Eritrean refuges flown to Niger from Libya

A group of 159 Eritrean refugees were flow from Libyan capital Tripoli to Niger for resettlement, the United Nations said. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR)...

Joint US/Libya force hits Ubari

Joint US/Libyan forces raided an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city Ubari, according to a statement by a Libyan official. Spokesperson for Fayez al-Sarraj,...

Islamic State attacks Nigerian governor’s convoy

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a convoy carrying a state governor to a rally in north-eastern Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s presidential...

Op Corona is only defence topic to make the SONA debate

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Another indication of the low ranking the South African military has on the national agenda comes from the two day debate on President Cyril...

Rhino poaching numbers down, elephant losses increase

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Last year was a better one for South Africa’s rhino population with a decline in poaching, particularly in national parks, reported and for the...

UN boss on Africa’s treatment of refugees

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African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a press...

Missing Kenyan rights activist found dead

A prominent Kenyan human rights activist who championed the fight against police brutality and extrajudicial killings was found dead six days after she went...

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