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Severely burnt horse survives South African wildfires to make it back to his farm

A horse named Cody, who received serious burns after getting caught up in the devastating wildfires near Knysna, South Africa, has survived a mammoth journey of 16 days back to his home farm. Passers-by found...

Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic of latest AIDS drug

Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people who suffer severe side...

South African central bank chief challenges mandate proposal in court

The South African Reserve Bank has gone to the High Court to challenge a recommendation to change the mandate of its regulator. The recommendation came from Public Protector, the country's anti-graft watchdog, but the Reserve...

Zimbabwe protest pastor freed on bail, faces violence charges

A Zimbabwean pastor at the heart of a protest movement against President Robert Mugabe was freed on bail on Wednesday, two days after he was arrested at a student rally and charged with promoting...

C.A.R. Tourism Woes: Nature reserve threatened by ongoing political conflict

In the Central African Republic, a protected game reserve is bearing the brunt of the ongoing conflict. Dzanga-Sangha, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to numerous species of wild animals, including more than 3,000...

Egyptian warplanes strike alleged arms convoy from Libya

Egyptian warplanes have targeted a convoy of 12 vehicles about to cross the border from Libya. They were reportedly carrying weapons and ammunition. The Egyptian military says the air force acted on an intelligence tip-off....

South African court bars schools from promoting one religion over others

A South African court has made a landmark ruling prohibiting the country’s schools from promoting any one religion at the expense of the others, saying to do so was a violation of the Schools...

Macky Sall Prize for Dialogue in Africa launched in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi

African leaders were yesterday asked to use dialogue to solve conflict in the region during the launch of the Macky Sall Prize for Dialogue in Africa. The annual 50,000 Euros (Sh5.7 million) award dubbed ‘The...

Tanzania to give up key game reserve for hydroelectric project

After many years of delays, Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli, on Tuesday announced that he would be going ahead with the 2,100- megawatt Stiegler’s Gorge dam in a World Heritage site renowned for its animal...

83 Malawians deported from Zimbabwe

Eighty three Malawian nationals were yesterday deported from Zimbabwe for not possessing legal documents to be in the country. According to a senior immigration officer, who refused to be named, the Malawians had been arrested...