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Burundi is on the brink of economic collapse
Analysts don't believe that an end to the violence will be enough to revive the economy, especially if Pierre Nkurunziza is re-elected as president.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:11:00 +0200)

Rafael Benitez named new Real Madrid coach
Rafael Benitez will take charge of Real Madrid next season after the club confirmed he signed a three-year deal with the Spanish giants on Wednesday.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:43:00 +0200)

'African Davos' to focus on continent's upbeat economic future
Africa is at the centre of many corporate growth strategies and its economy has grown nearly three percentage points faster than global GDP.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:12:00 +0200)

Snowden vindicated: Obama signs off on Freedom Act
President Barack Obama has signed into law new legislation which greatly reforms the US's much-criticised state surveillance programme.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 08:02:00 +0200)

Teaching peace to protect young Nigerians from hate
Boko Haram had used Islamic schools to promote their violent ideology to youth, now these schools are trying to make a change by teaching peace.
(Wed, 03 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0200)

Opposition MPs want Thuli's report in Nkandla review
Opposition parties urge the ANC to "do the right thing" by agreeing to the amendment and to avoid "looking like fools protecting the president".
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 23:56:00 +0200)

Blatter quits, becomes new focus of FBI probe
US media reports say the FBI has a new focus on Fifa supremo Sepp Blatter, but many are already asking who the next chief of Fifa will be.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:29:00 +0200)

SA lion to be isolated after killing US tourist
An American woman was killed when a lion leaped through an open window in her car and mauled her to death at a game park outside Johannesburg.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 11:17:00 +0200)

Israel denounces UN recognition of Palestinian NGO
Israel says the UN's decision to recognise the London-based Palestinian Return Centre is "outrageous", and says it has links to Hamas.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:54:00 +0200)

Jenner debuts post-Bruce look, breaks Twitter record
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce, unveiled her new name and sexy look in a Vanity Fair covershoot - drawing a smashing Twitter record.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 08:56:00 +0200)

Sars retreat is a victory for SA – Juju
Julius Malema believes that the decision to withdraw a sequestration application against him is a victory for South Africa's constitutional democracy.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 07:45:00 +0200)

The growing appeal of popular uprisings in Africa
Demonstrations in Burundi are the latest in a string of protests which prove African citizens will not allow their leaders to operate with impunity.
(Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0200)

Europe should boycott World Cup to oust Blatter - UK
Pressure is mounting on Fifa's chief, Sepp Blatter, to step down as the association's president, while the UK calls for a boycott of the World Cup.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:51:00 +0200)

Nkurunziza not pressured by region to abandon re-election
Despite a call by East African leaders for Burundi to delay its upcoming elections this month, no pressure was put on the president to step down.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:28:00 +0200)

South Africa runs to a clean sweep at the Comrades
For the first time since 1992, South Africa has male and female gold winners in the Comrades Marathon.
(Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:21:00 +0200)

Government urged to dump carbon tax in SA
Can government afford to reconsider the imposition of a fee for pollution given the economic stresses that the country is currently facing?
(Mon, 01 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0200)

Another heartbreak for Banyana
The upcoming World Cup is the latest chapter in a narrative of disappointment for SA's women.
(Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200)