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Saturday 29 August 2015 15:27
Zimbabwe’s business sector has lamented the looming power crisis if the country’s biggest electricity producer ZPC goes ahead with a proposed shutdown of hydro-electricity plant Kariba Power Station.
Saturday 29 August 2015 14:39
At least 38 young women have died in a road accident in Swaziland on their way to an annual ceremony where the king might have chosen one of them as his wife.
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:55
Chad, a leading country in a military task force against Boko Haram, has sentenced 10 members of the Islamist militants to death on terrorism charges, the chief prosecutor said on Friday.
Saturday 29 August 2015 06:30
The United Nations Security Council has expressed its readiness to consider appropriate measures to ensure the full implementation of the peace agreement in South Sudan.
Friday 28 August 2015 19:33
A veteran Mozambican investigative reporter, publisher of the online Diario deNoticias, was killed in a drive-by shooting as he jogged in the capital Maputo on Friday, police said.
Friday 28 August 2015 06:53
Suspected Nigerian Boko Haram militants raided a village in southern Niger, killing three people including a soldier, security sources in the West African nation said on Thursday.
Thursday 27 August 2015 20:53
Former Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane says he will not return to Lesotho until Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili offers similar conditions to his fellow opposition leaders who also fled.
Thursday 27 August 2015 12:35
The United Nations special envoy to Libya said he was optimistic that the country's two parliaments will be ready to agree on forming a unity government by mid-September.
Thursday 27 August 2015 06:45
Basotho are eagerly waiting to hear what exiled former opposition leader and Prime Minister Tom Thabane will say when he addresses the media on Thursday.
Wednesday 26 August 2015 18:08
South Sudan's president Salva Kiir signed peace and power sharing deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month civil war in the country.
South Africa celebrates Women's Day on 9 August 2015 every year. Read the news and view multimedia relating to this year's events.
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