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South African police

South African Police fire rubber bullets, injure two at Hoërskool Overvaal

South African police on Wednesday fired rubber bullets at protesters outside the Afrikaans Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, where 55 English speaking children had...

Cape Town

Cape Town could run out of water by April

South Africa’s iconic city of Cape Town could run out of water by April South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the world’s iconic tourist destinations, could run out...

Al-Shabaab

Al-Shabaab starts recruiting children as young as 8 years old

A new report says Somalia’s al-Shabaab militants are forcing rural communities to hand over children as young as 8 years old for indoctrination and military training....

Donald Trump

Mandela’s grandson calls on Americans to protest against Donald Trump

Nelson Mandela’s grandson and member of Parliament Mandla Mandela called on Americans to protest against US President Donald Trump’s racism, and to shun leaders who...

Africa

New dams in Africa risk power supplies

New dams in Africa could add risk to power supplies down the line In the 1980s and 1990s parts of Africa saw a surge in dam building for energy production. After a brief...

Brenda fassie

There won’t be a Brenda Fassie movie, vows Chicco Twala

Legendary singer and music producer Sello Chicco Twala vows that the movie about the music icon Brenda Fassie will not happen. “Without the music I wrote and produced...

violence in Nigeria

Violent conflicts between Nomadic herders and farmers in North-central Nigeria escalate

The increasing clashes between farmers and pastoralests have recently become worrisome, especially in wetland areas of the Middle Belt, North Central Nigeria. The...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expelled from the party

Liberia ruling party expels President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Liberia’s ruling Unity Party has expelled the country’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is...

King Mswati III

Mutolamakani wachimbilila ku South Africa

Mutolamakani waku Swaziland wachimbilila ku South Africa chifukwa bakhumbanga kumukoma. Mutolamakani wa newspaper ya Swazi, Zweli Martin Dlamini, wakalemba nkhani ya...

Mwabi ku vilima

Vilima sono visangwenge chomene chifukwa pasangika mwabi ukulu kwa iwo. Kwene kasi ni mwabi uli ndipo ninjani wajipeleka nthena? Wupu wa African Commission wamalizga...