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WATCH: Baby ele has mud bath after op to injured tail is a success

14 October 2016, 14:03

There's more to this cute video of elephant calves having a mud wallow than meets the eye. If you look closely you'll see one of the babies doesn't have a tail.

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S Sudan's Riek Machar now in SA for medical treatment

14 October 2016, 12:23

South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar is reportedly in South Africa to receive medical treatment after he fled fighting that erupted in the east African country in July.

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4 killed as convoy ambushed in central Mali, army says

14 October 2016, 10:36

Mali army spokesperson says four soldiers have been killed and nine wounded after armed men attacked a convoy in the central Segou region.

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Migrants lost at sea off Libya in nighttime horror

14 October 2016, 11:23

Waves 2.5m high, winds of 50km an hour and a sinking dinghy: rescuers have described on Thursday a race into Libyan waters to save 113 migrants, with 15 others lost to the raging sea.

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DRC warlord 'not scapegoat for all child soldiers'

14 October 2016, 09:44

Former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga should not have to pay reparations to all child soldiers conscripted into the country's brutal northeastern conflict, his lawyer says.

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Is S Sudan's Riek Machar coming to SA purely for medical tests?

13 October 2016, 13:48

Is South Sudan's Riek Machar travelling to South Africa only for medical tests? This is a question asked by many after the rebel leader announced that he was headed for South Africa.

'Horrendous' killings of Moz politician 'a blow to peace efforts'

12 October 2016, 17:09

A human rights group had described as "horrendous" and "a blow" to peace efforts, the killing of a senior member of Mozambique’s main opposition party Renamo.

How much is child soldier's lost youth worth? ICC asks

12 October 2016, 16:33

"How do you calculate a lost childhood?" That was the question before war crimes judges trying to set the amount of landmark reparations to be paid to former Congolese child soldiers.

Guinea-Bissau schools shut as political crisis grinds on

12 October 2016, 13:47

Most Guinea-Bissau schools have shut down as teachers went on strike after being left unpaid for months due to an internal ruling party crisis that has left the government without a budget.

Zimbabwe's street vendors turn on the style to win customers

12 October 2016, 11:29

Massive joblessness in Zimbabwe has forced many to flood the streets, where they hawk anything from medicines to car parts. A good gimmick can help a vendor stand out from the crowd.

Bad luck lotto, Grace Mugabe on Twitter: Five Zim stories you need to read

12 October 2016, 10:22

Did Grace Mugabe just tell Zimbabwe's former finance minister to be positive on Twitter? And why would you not want to win the lottery just now?

S Sudan rebel leader heads to SA 'for medical tests'

12 October 2016, 09:26

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, a pariah for the West since his call last month for renewed civil war, is headed to South Africa for medical check-ups, a report says.

At least '2 000 opposition supporter remain detained'

11 October 2016, 14:10

Zambia's main opposition, the United Party for National Development has claimed that at least 2 000 of its supporters have been detained since the August 11 elections, a report says.

Kagame warns of 'showdown' with France over genocide probe

11 October 2016, 09:49

Rwandan leader Paul Kagame has warned of a "showdown" with Paris after French investigators last week said they would reopen a probe into the genocide-triggering assassination of president Juvenal Habyarimana.

Nigerian judges out on bail after weekend arrests

11 October 2016, 09:49

The Nigerian judges arrested at the weekend as part of a corruption probe have been released on bail, a source says, after the detention drew sharp rebuke from legal and rights groups.

Burundi bars three UN rights investigators

11 October 2016, 11:08

Burundi has barred three United Nations rights experts who had accused the government in Bujumbura of being responsible for abuses and warned of a danger of genocide from the violence.

Rwanda leader blasts France over 1994 plane crash inquiry

11 October 2016, 12:34

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has criticised French investigators who last week reopened an inquiry into a plane crash that sparked the 1994 genocide in which more than 800 000 people were killed.

Merkel visiting Ethiopia as state of emergency unfolds

11 October 2016, 12:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ethiopia and plans to meet with its prime minister on issues including the country's newly declared state of emergency.

Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' for unrest

10 October 2016, 14:49

Ethiopia says "foreign enemies" like Egypt are behind an unprecedented wave of protests that has prompted the government to declare a six-month state of emergency.

Ghana presidential candidate promises inclusive govt - report

10 October 2016, 14:39

Ghana's opposition APC party presidential candidate Hassan Ayariga has promised to establish an all-inclusive government that he claims would be equipped to handle the social problems of the country, a report says.

Ex-Zim VP accused of 'hypocrisy' after offering to compensate former white farm owner

10 October 2016, 14:49

Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has been accused of hypocrisy after offering to compensate a former white farmer who owned her current farm, Alamein Farm also know as Ruzambo Farm, a report says.

Zimbabwean woman gives birth to 'frog'

11 October 2016, 12:06

Residents of Zimbabwe's Gokwe region have been left baffled after a 36-year-old woman gave birth to a frog-like creature after she suddenly got into labour while at home.

At least 10 dead 'as army, Ugandan rebels clash in DRC'

10 October 2016, 14:19

At least 10 people have been killed in clashes between the army and suspected Ugandan rebels in east DRC, a local activist says, in an area that has suffered a string of massacre since 2014.

I don't need opposition recognition, says Zambia's Lungu

10 October 2016, 14:19

Lusaka – Zambian leader Edgar Lungu has reportedly said that he does not need to be accepted as president by the opposition United Party for National Development led by his main rival Hakainde Hichilema.

Chyulu Hills burning reveals Kenya's squatter dilemma

10 October 2016, 11:34

Recurrent fires in Kenya's Chyulu Hills have been linked to illegal activities and are often attributed to squatters who live in the hills, writes Grace Muriuki.

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