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“Intolerable” human rights violations in Cameroon – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said “intolerable human rights violations” were taking place in Cameroon, a week after 22 people were killed by gunmen in...

Thabane skips Lesotho

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane left the country, missing a court appearance at where he was expected to be charged with murdering his estranged...

Thabane in court

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane was in court today (Monday) to hear charges of murdering his estranged wife, a Reuters witness said. Thabane (80)...

Ugandan academic’s conviction set aside

A Ugandan court set aside the conviction and jail term meted out to a popular academic over profanity- and vulgarity-laced criticism of President Yoweri...

Arrests for Zambia chemical attacks

Police in Zambia arrested 16 people suspected of being behind a spate of attacks where people were sprayed with poisonous substances and some died,...

Lesotho PM to face murder charge

Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane will be charged with the murder of his late wife, the deputy police commissioner said in the latest twist...

Africans quarantined by coronavirus plead to go home

When Margaret Ntale Namusisi’s daughters called her in Uganda to say they were being quarantined at university in Wuhan, China, because of the coronavirus...

Militants kill Somali soldiers

Islamist al Shabaab militants killed 12 Somali soldiers and briefly captured a military base south-west of the capital, officials said, underscoring the insurgents’ ability...

Burkina Faso church attack leaves priest and 23 others dead

Gunmen killed 24 people, including a priest, in an attack on a church during Sunday mass in north-western Burkina Faso, security sources told Reuters....

High number of applicants for life threatening work shows magnitude of SA youth unemployment

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When well over half a million South Africans, mostly aged between 18 and 34, apply for work that can see them facing life threatening...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...