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SA President Zuma must face corruption charges, court rules

SA President Zuma must face corruption charges, court rules

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jacob Zuma has always denied the allegations linked to a government arms deal South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma must face charges of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled. It agreed with a lower court ruling last year that prosecutors could bring back 783 […]

Ship rescues 606 migrants off Libya

Ship rescues 606 migrants off Libya

Image copyright Anthony Jean/SOS Méditerranée Image caption Migrants are often crowded on to unseaworthy boats, such as rubber dinghies A rescue ship has docked in Sicily with 606 migrants picked up in less than two days off the Libyan coast. They are from about 20 countries in Africa and the Middle East. Aid group SOS […]

Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead

Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead

Image copyright AFP Image caption George Weah is senator for Montserrado County in Liberia Partial results from Liberia’s presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead. Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be […]

Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election win

Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election win

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wenger coached George Weah in the 1990s when he was in charge of French club Monaco Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger has seemingly been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah had won Liberia’s presidential election, even though the final results have not yet been announced. Mr […]

Kenya bans street protests amid election row

Kenya bans street protests amid election row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Opposition supporters have been protesting using the slogan “No reform, no election” Kenya’s government has banned demonstrations in three major Kenyan cities – the capital Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i said the ban was aimed at protecting Kenyans and their property. Opposition supporters have been holding regular […]

SA murder ruling after 46 years

SA murder ruling after 46 years

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ahmed Timol’s nephew, Imtiaz Cajee, testified to the pain of losing his uncle The inquest into the 1971 death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has found that he was murdered, shattering a five-decade-long claim by security police that he had committed suicide. In a packed courtroom, Judge Billy Mothle ruled […]

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least 11 people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

Namibia’s reparations and Germany’s first genocide

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Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success

Trans singer and dancer Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination. But her path to the top wasn’t easy. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Clare Spencer Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least 11 people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]