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Resumption of US Military operation in Djibouti 

Less than a week after the suspension, the US has resumed its air operations in Djibouti. A training exercise named ‘Alligator Dagger’ was cut...

ACALAN STRENGTHENS MOTHER TONGUES: ENCOURAGES AFRICANS

African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), a subsidiary of the Africa Union mandated to promote African languages, has called on member states to ensure the...

Winnie Mandela: South African anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Mandela has died aged 81, her personal assistant says. Winnie Madikizela Mandela was the former wife of South Africa's first...

Vicky Momberg: South African estate

A former estate agent in South Africa has been jailed for racist abuse in what has been called a landmark ruling. A court jailed Vicky...

Russia fire: Children killed in Kemerovo shopping centre blaze

At least 64 people have died in a fire that engulfed a shopping and entertainment complex in the Siberian coal-mining city of Kemerovo. Many of...

Nigeria and SA pass on joining Africa trade bloc

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa will sign up once domestic legal requirements have been satisfied Kigali — Africa’s biggest economy signalled its opposition to...

March For Our Lives:

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the US to call for tighter gun control. The March For Our Lives movement...

DR Congo to shun its own donor conference in Geneva

The Democratic Republic of Congo says it will not attend a donor conference in Geneva next month, complaining the country is being given "a...

French Police Hero Dies of Wounds

A French police officer who swapped himself for a hostage in a supermarket siege on Friday has died, officials say. Lt-Col Arnaud Beltrame, 45, "fell...

South Africa’s Steven Pienaar Retires From Football

Former South Africa captain Steven Pienaar has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35. The Former Bafana Bafana captain confirmed the...