Wed, 19 Sep 2018

SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000 - new report

Poachers have taken at least 96 million units of South Africa's abalone in the past 17 years, leaving the future ...

'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of ...

Thelo: WP will move, but KEEP Newlands

Cape Town - Both the Stormers and Western Province could be playing their rugby at Cape Town Stadium by the ...

Somali Girls' Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

NAIROBI, KENYA - A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia ...

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

KAMPALA, UGANDA - One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by ...

Angola, Portugal turn page on past tensions

President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa buried the hatchet on Tuesday during whirlwind talks in Luanda that ...

E Guinea fury as Brazil seizes $16m from visiting delegation

The tiny West African state of Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday demanded Brazil hand back more than $16m in cash and ...

Military chopper makes hard landing during air demo in Limpopo

A military helicopter made a hard landing during an air capability demonstration at Roodewal Air Force Base in Limpopo, eNCA ...

Niger Says Italian Priest Kidnapped Near Burkina Faso Border

NIAMEY, NIGER - An Italian priest has been kidnapped in a part of Niger where a number of extremist groups ...

Libya rivals clash south of capital, causing blackouts

New clashes flared between rival militias south of Libya's capital Tripoli on Tuesday, causing widespread power outages, the national electricity ...

Britain freezes aid to Zambia over graft fears

Britain has suspended aid payments to Zambia over concerns of alleged fraud and corruption by the government of President Edgar ...

Despite defeat, All Blacks still heavy RWC favourites

Cape Town - Despite their shock Rugby Championship defeat to the Springboks in Wellington last weekend, the All Blacks are ...

Amnesty: 'Horrific' violence in Cameroon Anglophone regions

Citing a graphic video of a beheaded security officer, Amnesty International notes a "horrific escalation of violence" in Cameroon's English-speaking ...

Why the Zondo commission needs to pick up the pace

A commission of inquiry into corruption in South Africa is underway. How it goes about its work, and delivers on ...

New Zimbabwean president rules out early return to local currency

Zimbabwe's new president on Tuesday ruled out an early return of the Zimbabwean dollar, toning down remarks by his finance ...

Algeria will take back its citizens illegally in Germany

Algeria will take back its citizens illegally residing in Germany, Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia pledged on Monday during a visit ...

ODIs: Proteas take 'strike-shy' risk

Cape Town - Seemingly by design, South Africa look noticeably short of proven batting strike-power for the one-day international series ...

Berlin Hospital Says 'Highly Plausible' Russian Activist Was Poisoned

German doctors treating Pyotr Verzilov have said that the anti-Kremlin activist was probably poisoned, and a Moscow newspaper reports a ...

Beefed-Up EU Border Force Divides Members Ahead of Summit

LONDON - Deep divisions between member states threaten to derail a European Union summit on migration, scheduled Wednesday in the ...

South Africa's Top Court Legalizes Personal, Private Use of Cannabis

South Africa's top court has legalized the use of cannabis for private, personal use. Court Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo ...

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Research shows agri renaissance possible for Western Cape

An "agri renaissance" of higher yields, reduced costs and improved nutritional value of foods is possible for the Western Cape's ...

SA has lost 96 million abalone to poaching since 2000 - new report

Poachers have taken at least 96 million units of South Africa's abalone in the past 17 years, leaving the future ...

'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of ...

Thelo: WP will move, but KEEP Newlands

Cape Town - Both the Stormers and Western Province could be playing their rugby at Cape Town Stadium by the ...

Somali Girls' Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

NAIROBI, KENYA - A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia ...

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

KAMPALA, UGANDA - One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by ...

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