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SANDF deployed in Cape Town townships

CAPE TOWN – Armed forces have been deployed in Manenberg, Hanover Park on Thursday after two weeks of waiting for military intervention. The delay in the deployment was said to be implemented... Read more »

Sudanese army blocks attempt to disperse protesters

KHARTOUM. — Sudanese soldiers intervened to protect demonstrators yesterday after security forces tried to break up a sit-in of thousands of anti-government demonstrators outside the defence ministry in Khartoum, witnesses and activists... Read more »

More than 120 dead after cyclone hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe

More than 120 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe on Sunday after tropical cyclone Idai barrelled across the southern African nations with flash floods and... Read more »

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week show “clear similarities” with a recent crash in Indonesia of the same type of aircraft, Ethiopia’s transport minister said... Read more »

Brexit talks resume as divorce day looms

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier meets Britain’s negotiating team on Tuesday as both sides seek a breakthrough with just weeks to go before this month’s ominous divorce deadline. The sitdown... Read more »

IS teen ‘shocked’ after UK revokes her citizenship

A British teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria said Wednesday she was shocked by a government decision to revoke her citizenship and was considering applying to settle in The... Read more »

Myanmar court sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer’s murder

Two people were sentenced to death by a Myanmar court Friday for the murder of a Muslim lawyer and Aung San Suu Kyi advisor, after a drawn-out trial backlit by allegations of... Read more »

Philippines arrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose news site has repeatedly clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested at her Manila office on Wednesday in what press freedom advocates branded an act of “persecution”.... Read more »

SA confirmed darkness :Eskom

  Around lunchtime on Monday Eskom for the first time in its history implemented stage 4 load shedding, causing South Africans to scramble to consult load shedding schedules to find out how... Read more »

Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is: official

Riyadh does not know the location of dissident Jamal Khashoggi’s body, despite having detained the Saudi team that murdered him, a high-ranking foreign affairs official in the kingdom said in an interview... Read more »